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Secretary Perry Announces Resignation, Effective Later This Year
Today, Secretary Perry informed President Donald J. Trump that he will resign from his position, effective later this year.
October 17, 2019
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Department of Energy Authorizes LNG Exports from the Venture Global Plaquemines Project
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued an order to Venture Global Plaquemines LNG, LLC (Plaquemines LNG).
October 16, 2019
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Secretary Perry Continues Engagement With European Allies On Regional Energy Security
This past week, Secretary Perry visited the Baltic region with stops in Lithuania and Latvia.
October 11, 2019
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Statement from Secretary Perry on 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
I want to offer the Department’s congratulations to the 2019 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry.
October 10, 2019
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NNSA expands STEM program at Minority Serving Institutions
NNSA has expanded its Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program to include four new consortia across 12 schools.
October 9, 2019
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Department of Energy Authorizes LNG Exports from the Eagle LNG Project in Florida
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the issuance of an order to Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville LLC (Eagle LNG).
October 4, 2019
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Department of Energy Advances Artificial Intelligence
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosted its fourth InnovationXLab Summit in Chicago, Illinois.
October 2, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $73 million for 35 Projects for Bioenergy Research and Development
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of 35 projects totaling $73 million for bioenergy research and development (R&D).
October 1, 2019
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DOE Announces Intent to Issue New Funding Opportunity for Tribal Energy Infrastructure Development
Planned funding will help Native American and Alaska Native communities harness their vast energy resources to reduce or stabilize energy costs.
September 27, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces Winners of Solar Prize and Two New Innovative Solar Initiatives
Competition is designed to revitalize U.S. solar manufacturing.
September 25, 2019
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ENERGY BLOG

SRS Women@LiquidWaste Group Celebrates Year of Growth, Success
SRS Women@LiquidWaste Group Celebrates Year of Growth, Success
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Add Wind Power Experience to Your Resume … While You’re Still in College
Find out where to start, what to expect, and how to stand out now that EERE has issued the Collegiate Wind Competition 2021 call for proposals.
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NNSA National Lab employees chosen as STEM ambassadors
Two NNSA lab employees chosen by the American Association for the Advancement of Science as role models for girls
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Nuclear Power Pack: 3 Can’t Miss STEM Resources on Nuclear Energy
From interactive games to excellent lessons plans, here are 3 engaging STEM resources that will power up inquisitive minds with nuclear energy facts.
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The U.S. Department of Energy Releases Request for Proposal for Collegiate Wind Competition 2021 Applicants
Are you ready to see what it takes for a career in wind energy? The application process is officially open for the Collegiate Wind Competition 2021.
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US Department of Energy Announces $4 Million Funding Opportunity for the Minority Education, Workforce, and Training (MEWT) Program
The MEWT Program is designed to increase engagement and capabilities of underserved communities within STEM and energy fields.
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DOE Offices Partner With Nonprofit to Advance STEM in Indian Country
The past, present, and future came together when Shoshone-Bannock Tribes member Talia Martin explained the history.
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Small Businesses Take Part in Oak Ridge Diversity Summit
Oak Ridge environmental cleanup contractor UCOR brought together leaders from three global companies this month
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CWC Chico State Team Stands Strong as California Wildfire Closes Campus
Following the 2018 Camp Fire, students and faculty from California State University – Chico faced barriers unlike any other school.
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A Sneak Peek of Tomorrow’s A.I. Technologies
To unleash the power of A.I., scientists and engineers need to find ways to redesign computers and memory so machines can learn better and faster.
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Media Advisories

Deputy Secretary Brouillette Meets With Kentucky Energy And Education Leaders
On Sunday, October 20, 2019, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette visited Lexington, Kentucky.
October 21, 2019
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Secretary Perry To Visit Belgium, UAE, And Saudi Arabia
Next week, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Belgium, United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia.
October 18, 2019
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DOE To Host 2019 CyberForce Competition
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will host its 2019 CyberForce Competition on Saturday, November 16, 2019.
October 16, 2019
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DOE To Hold Press Briefing Call On Small Modular Reactors And Upcoming International Forum On SMRS
Tomorrow, October 16, 2019 at 11AM Eastern, Secretary Perry and Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy Rita Baranwal will hold a press briefing.
October 15, 2019
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Secretary Perry To Visit Lithuania, Latvia, And Iceland
Next week, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will be in Lithuania, Latvia, and Iceland.
October 4, 2019
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Secretary Perry To Visit Hanford Site
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Next Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will visit the Hanford site in Washington State to deliver remarks.
September 26, 2019
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Under Secretary Menezes to Give Closing Keynote Address at National Tribal Energy Summit
He will discuss how the Trump Administration’s all-of-the-above energy policy has produced energy abundance and security for tribes.
September 25, 2019
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Secretary Perry and DOE Leadership to Host Fourth Innovation XLab Summit
This Summit will focus on Artificial Intelligence and highlight the recently premiered Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office.
September 25, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Represent the United States at the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference (IAEA)
Secretary will engage with his counterparts and industry stakeholders on both civil nuclear and nonproliferation issues.
September 13, 2019
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Secretary Perry and IEA Director Fatih Birol to Brief Press at the Department of Energy
Following the briefing, and a presentation by Dr. Birol, they will take questions.
September 12, 2019
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Recent Speeches

Deputy Secretary Brouillette: IEA "Big IdEAs" Speaker Series
Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette delivered remarks for the International Energy Agency (IEA) Big IdEAs speaker series in Paris, France.
July 11, 2019
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“Digitalization and Automation in the Oil and Gas Industry – Challenges and Opportunities” Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel
Deputy Secretary Brouillette spoke at the Digitalization and Automation in the Oil and Gas Industry Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel.
June 24, 2019
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Secretary Perry at EarthX 2019 in Dallas
Secretary Perry spoke at EarthX in Dallas on April 25, 2019.
April 30, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette: 11th U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue & Business Summit
Introductory Remarks for Deputy Secretary Brouillette 11th U.S.-MX CEO Dialogue & Business Summit for the Development of Southern Mexico Session.
April 12, 2019
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The New American Energy Era: Secretary Perry Keynote Address at CERA Week
Secretary Perry talks about the new era of American energy at CERAWeek in Texas.
March 13, 2019
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Energy Diversity and Security Remarks by Secretary Rick Perry
Secretary Rick Perry talks about energy diversity and security in Prague, Czech Republic.
November 14, 2018
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Secretary Perry Announces the Launch of the U.S.-Poland Strategic Energy Dialogue
United States and Poland sign Memorandum of Understanding for a reinforced Strategic Dialogue on Energy.
November 9, 2018
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IAEA General Conference: Opening Remarks by Secretary Rick Perry
Secretary Perry's remarks at the IAEA General Conference in Vienna, Austria on September 17, 2018.
September 17, 2018
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Direct Current Podcast: Powering Missions to the Moon, Mars, and Beyond

Learn about the miniature nuclear reactor that could provide electricity to future crewed space missions.

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#STEMRising

Magic Tricks, Virtual Reality, and Trash Sorting: DOE STEM-CON Exposes Chicago’s South Side to Diverse STEM Opportunities and AI Advances
October 18, 2019
DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory collaborated with South Side of Chicago’s Gary Comer Youth Center to host a multi-national DOE lab exhibition.
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DOE To Host 2019 CyberForce Competition
October 16, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will host its 2019 CyberForce Competition on Saturday, November 16, 2019.
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Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Speakers Bureau takes STEM Into the Classroom in New Mexico
October 16, 2019
A visit by members of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Speakers Bureau to Carlsbad High School in New Mexico merged a geology lesson with hands-on STEM
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Happy Nuclear Science Week!
October 15, 2019
Happy Nuclear Science Week! From October 15-18th, national and local events shine a light on the field of nuclear science.
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Veterans@Energy
Served and still serving. Learn how veterans are making a difference at the Energy Department.
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