Energy News

Department of Energy Issues Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Funding Opportunity Announcement
Approximately $37 million in new research and development grants available for small businesses.
December 18, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $100 Million Energy-Water Desalination Hub to Provide Secure and Affordable Water
Hub will focus on early-stage research and development to address water security issues in the United States.
December 13, 2018
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Readout of Secretary Perry’s Visit to Iraq and Kurdistan
Secretary Perry leads U.S. delegation for talks with government officials in Baghdad and Erbil.
December 11, 2018
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Readout of Secretary Perry's Visit to Qatar and Saudi Arabia
Secretary Perry concludes a productive visit to Qatar and Saudi Arabia, two of America’s most important strategic energy partners.
December 10, 2018
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Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette Congratulates 2018 Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) Awardees
Nine women were recognized for their leadership in clean energy at the 7th Annual U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Symposium.
December 6, 2018
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U.S. Department of Energy and Italy’s Ministry of Education, Universities, and Research to Collaborate on Particle Accelerator Construction
Agreement launches a multinational collaboration to build a powerful new accelerator at DOE’s Fermilab complex.
December 4, 2018
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Secretary Perry Announces Appalachian Ethane Storage Hub Report
Report highlights the benefits of an ethane storage hub located in the Appalachian Region.
December 4, 2018
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University of Central Florida Wins DOE’s 2018 CyberForce Competition
Competition is designed to develop the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
December 3, 2018
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Department of Energy to Provide $24 Million for Computer-Based Materials Design
Awards will support development of advanced software for DOE supercomputers.
November 27, 2018
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DOE Laboratories Win Gordon Bell Prize
DOE national laboratories and VA researchers share prize for excellence in supercomputing.
November 20, 2018
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ENERGY BLOG

Nevada National Security Site finishes solar array and begins era of net-zero energy buildings
The Nevada National Security Site inaugurated the Mercury Solar Project last month, moving further down the path of sustainability.
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Exciting Students about Computing
Energy Department labs promote computer literacy as White House issues new STEM plan.
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Remembering President George H. W. Bush: 5 Key Moments in Energy Department History
A look back at a few of the important Energy Department milestones during George H. W. Bush's presidency.
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Unleashing A World of Quantum Opportunities
Working with our interagency partners, the Energy Department is striving to advance quantum computing, next frontier in the Information Age.
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17 National Labs: Changing the World We Live In
Secretary Perry visited each Energy Department National Laboratory.
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Successful 13th Cyber Fire Foundry Event: Cyber Incident Responders Develop Skills and Communities
Participants acquired valuable skills through hands-on, puzzle-based exercises, while also networking with public and private sector peers.
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The world can live without Iranian Oil
Trump Administration reimposes sanctions on more than 700 people and entities in Iran’s energy, shipping and financial sectors.
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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: DOE conducts cyber-attack exercise on electricity, oil and natural gas infrastructure
Liberty Eclipse 2018 Phase 1 focused on a national cyber incident impacting multiple electric power entities and oil and natural gas resources.
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Tribal College and University students explore 3D printing and technology career planning
With support from NNSA, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln hosted students from Tribal Colleges and Universities exploring the latest in 3D printing.
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Media Advisories

Secretary Perry to Speak at National Petroleum Council Meeting
Secretary Perry will discuss the importance of the recent record-breaking U.S. oil and gas production, energy infrastructure development, and more.
December 3, 2018
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Secretary Perry To Keynote Future of Electricity Forum
Secretary Perry will discuss the current power system in the United States.
November 28, 2018
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Secretary Perry Travels To Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, and Czech Republic
Secretary Perry will travel to Poland, Ukraine, Hungary and Czech Republic to build on efforts to elevate American energy partnerships in the region.
November 2, 2018
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Secretary Perry Travels to Norfolk, Virginia
Secretary will tour the USS John Warner at Naval Station Norfolk and provide remarks at the Virginia Energy and National Security Forum.
November 1, 2018
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Secretary Perry To Visit Brookhaven National Laboratory
Secretary Perry will tour the facility and provide remarks at an all-hands meeting with employees.
October 25, 2018
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Secretary Perry To Address American Water Summit 2018 and Holtec Manufacturing Facility
Event brings together water industry leaders to discuss innovation and investment in the water sector.
October 24, 2018
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Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette Travels To Japan
Deputy Secretary will provide a keynote speech discussing the bright future for U.S. LNG and energy cooperation in Asia and abroad.
October 19, 2018
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Secretary Perry To Attend Eagle Ford Shale Anniversary
The event which will feature over 350 attendees will be held at the historic Hangar 9 at Brooks.
October 17, 2018
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Secretary Perry To Visit Ames National Laboratory
While there, he will tour the lab’s facilities, provide remarks, and answer employee’s questions at an all-hands meeting.
October 16, 2018
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Department of Energy to Host Press Briefing Call
Media background will provide an update on U.S. nuclear exports to China following a U.S. Government review led by the National Security Council.
October 11, 2018
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#STEMRising

Hot topics for cold winter days: Science on Saturday begins Jan. 12
December 11, 2018
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s (PPPL) 2019 Ronald E. Hatcher Science on Saturday Lecture Series gets started Jan. 12.
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Robots and remote systems to the rescue
November 20, 2018
The Argonne National Laboratory educated a group of college interns on how to use robotic systems to advance manufacturing.
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Tribal College and University students explore 3D printing and technology career planning
October 24, 2018
With support from NNSA, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln hosted students from Tribal Colleges and Universities exploring the latest in 3D printing.
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The Graphic Nature of Data
October 23, 2018
Argonne scientists inspired high schoolers to think big about data and how to visualize it at a three-day camp this summer.
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Alaska: An Energy Frontier