Energy News

Department of Energy Selects 84 Scientists to Receive Early Career Research Program Funding
The effort, now in its ninth year, is designed to bolster the nation’s scientific workforce by providing support to exceptional researchers.
June 21, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $21 Million to Advance Solar Desalination Technologies
Projects aim to reduce cost of solar-thermal desalination and helping the technology to reach new markets, areas not connected to the electric grid.
June 19, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $15 Million for Ecosystem and Climate Modeling Research
Atmospheric and ecological sciences projects part of an effort to improve the power of Earth system models to predict weather and climate.
June 19, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $40 Million for Bio-Based Research
Projects to advance research in the development of microbes as practical platforms for the production of biofuels and from renewable resources.
June 18, 2018
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Department of Energy Co-Hosts Tech Forum with NASA in New York
New energy technologies have potentially transformative implications for American competitiveness and security, as well as space exploration.
June 18, 2018
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Department of Energy Invests $64 Million in Advanced Nuclear Technology
Office of Nuclear Energy selects 89 projects in funding for research, facility access, and crosscutting technology and infrastructure development.
June 18, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $18.5 Million for Offshore Wind Research
NYSERDA selected to partner with DOE as administrator of offshore wind R&D consortium.
June 15, 2018
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Department of Energy Selects University of Utah Site for $140 Million Geothermal Research and Development
Utah’s proposed research site selected as a first-of-its-kind geothermal field laboratory.
June 14, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces Prize Competition Winners to Bolster Onshore Manufacturing
Organizations will deliver DOE's Build4Scale training to energy hardware innovators and help them forge partnerships with domestic manufacturers.
June 13, 2018
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Department of Energy Seeks Feedback on Regulatory Barriers to Hydrogen Infrastructure
Goal is to identify priority research and development areas to reduce the regulatory barriers affecting the implementation of hydrogen technologies.
June 13, 2018
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ENERGY BLOG

Foreword: Global Energy Institute’s International Index of Energy Security Risk
This year’s International Index shows the U.S. was in 2016 the second-most energy secure country of the 25 large energy consuming countries.
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Energy Department Advances Supercomputing in Fight Against Cancer
Partnership with NCI aims to develop next-generation supercomputing technology and accelerate cancer research to enable precision medicine.
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Strengthening the STEM Workforce - A Perspective From ORISE
Dr. William (Jim) Vosburg has served as director of ORISE since 2016. How did they produce more than 70,000 research participation alumni? Find out.
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The Many Paths to STEM
What drew Chi-Chang Kao, Director of SLAC, into STEM? Read on to find out.
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WIPP Becomes Testing Ground for Robot Created by Students
WIPP Becomes Testing Ground for Robot Created by Students
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In STEM, Inspiration Can Come from Anywhere
Dr. Sean Plasynski, Acting Director at NETL, shares how winter morning bus rides shaped his STEM career.
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It’s Time for the World to Recognize Nuclear as a Clean Energy Source
New global effort will make sure nuclear has a seat at the table during discussions about innovation and future advanced clean energy systems.
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Carbon Capture and the Low-Carbon Economy
Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette on how carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) can help foster a global clean energy economy.
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Undergraduate students get to talk nuclear stockpile with the experts
A group of students recently traveled to NNSA headquarters to talk to experts about science-based stockpile stewardship and nuclear policy 
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Building a More Resilient Grid in Puerto Rico
New data tool will help decision makers determine a set of technology and policy options for Puerto Rico's power system.
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Media Advisories

World Gas Conference Week Day One: U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Sign Agreement with Israel, Host Three Seas Energy Ministerial ...
Monday June 25th, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will join Yuval Steinitz, Minister of Energy from Israel, to sign an Implementation Agreement.
June 21, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Participate in 2018 World Gas Conference
For the first time in over 30 years, the World Gas Conference will be hosted in the United States.
June 18, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Travel to Argentina for G20 Summit
At the Summit, he will participate in ministerial sessions and bilateral meetings to discuss international energy challenges and solutions.
June 14, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Visit Oak Ridge National Laboratory for Supercomputing Announcement
Secretary Perry will tour the facility, meet with employees and deliver remarks at a supercomputing event on site.
June 7, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Headline Texas-Israel Cyber Security Conference and DOE Cyber Conference
Secretary Perry will discuss DOE’s new Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response office.
May 30, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Address 48th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas
Secretary Perry will deliver remarks at the 48th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas.
May 7, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Travel to India for Energy Talks
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to India on the heels of a large delivery of U.S. sourced natural gas.
April 13, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Visit Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Tomorrow, Rick Perry will host an All-Hands Meeting with the employees of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
March 26, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Visit Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Secretary Perry will host an All-Hands Meeting with the employees of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
March 26, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Visit Brooke Army Medical Center
Secretary will tour the facility and be briefed on the center’s efforts to treat a number of conditions.
March 23, 2018
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#STEMRising

Why We Need STEM Ambassador Fellows
STEM Ambassadors translated their work into interactive, hands-on displays for the public to excite kids about their work.
June 19, 2018
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Meet Daniel Cacace: Designer of Subsystems for sPHENIX Detector
Read Daniel's story of how he went from intern at DOE to employee, following his STEM dreams.
June 13, 2018
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Girls Blazing a Way for a Future in Computer Programming
The Cybercore Integration Center at Idaho National Laboratory announces the successful completion of a pilot of the “Girls Who Code” club.
June 11, 2018
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Teaching in California? Sign up Today for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Teacher Research Academy Courses
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory offers six summer workshop topics for middle school, high school, and community college teachers. Get the info.
May 31, 2018
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Alaska: An Energy Frontier