Energy News

Secretary Perry Announces Members of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board
Secretary Perry announced the first members of his SEAB. This announcement is the first of multiple installments of the board.
February 20, 2019
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Department of Energy to Negotiate Cooperative Agreements on the Production of Molybdenum-99 with Four U.S. Companies
Mo-99 is such a critical tool in healthcare. Doctors count on it every day - Secretary Rick Perry
February 20, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillett at Munich Security Conference 2019
Deputy Secretary Brouillett attended the Munich Security Conference 2019 and discussed global security issues.
February 16, 2019
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Energy Department Announces Opening of Battery Recycling Center at Argonne National Lab
New battery recycling center will speed battery recycling and reduce U.S. dependence on foreign sources of critical materials.
February 15, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Meets With International Atomic Energy Agency
Conversations covered nuclear nonproliferation, management practices, nuclear cooperation, and advances in civilian nuclear energy.
February 14, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Participates In German LNG Conference
Deputy Secretary Brouillette emphasized how America’s natural gas revolution has played an integral role in U.S. energy security.
February 12, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $66 Million for Research on Plants and Microbes
Genomics-based research will help develop crops for bioenergy.
February 12, 2019
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White House Fact Sheet: President Donald J. Trump Is Accelerating America’s Leadership in Artificial Intelligence
President Trump launches his American AI Initiative that directs Federal agencies to prioritize investments in research and development of AI.
February 11, 2019
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Department of Energy to Provide $30 Million for New Data Science Approaches for Chemistry and Materials Research
Research will accelerate breakthroughs in science underlying energy technologies.
February 8, 2019
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ENERGY BLOG

Black History Month: 5 Facts About Dr. Samuel P. Massie
Dr. Samuel P. Massie worked at Ames National Lab during the Manhattan Project and became the first black professor to teach at the Naval Academy.
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Black History Month: 5 Facts About Dr. Moddie Taylor
Dr. Moddie Taylor was part of an elite group of scientists tasked with developing the atomic bomb, helping to end the deadliest war in world history.
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Minority Students Encouraged to Apply for 2019 MEISPP Internships
Applications now open for the 2019 MEISPP summer internship program.
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American Scientific Leadership in the 21st Century
The prosperity, security, and national competitiveness of the United States depend on science and innovation.
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Graduate Fellow Feature: Sarah Pevey
NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program participants like Sarah Pevey have a unique opportunity within the the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
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9 Energy Data Tools You Can Use in 2019
The Energy Department has resources to help consumers understand the role energy plays in their daily lives and how they can manage it.
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Graduate Fellow Feature: Dr. Karen Ventura
Dr. Karen Ventura is part of the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
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DOE hosts a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Learn, Ride & Drive to Commemorate Veterans Month
Representatives of the EnergyVets Resource Group at DOE were able learn more about how fuel cell cars work and hear about the potential of hydrogen.
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Graduate Fellow Feature: Matthew Tweardy
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program is a great opportunity for recent graduates like Matthew Tweardy to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
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Paducah Site Workers Educate Girls About STEM Careers
More than 120 students recently took part in an interactive learning space hosted by EM’s PPPO deactivation and remediation contractor.
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Media Advisories

Secretary Perry to Attend World Government Summit in UAE
Secretary Perry will also hold bilateral meetings with energy leaders and government officials in the region.
February 8, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Participate in Joint Announcement with Minister Al-Kaabi of Qatar and ExxonMobil
Secretary Perry will host a bilateral meeting with Qatar’s Minister of State for Energy Affairs.
February 4, 2019
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Secretary Perry and Administrator Gordon-Hagerty to Give Remarks at Pantex
Event will mark the completion of the Program of Record for the W76-1 Life Extension Program.
January 22, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Speak at American Energy Innovation Council and Bipartisan Policy Center
Secretary Perry will discuss the importance of federal investments in energy research and development.
January 15, 2019
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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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#STEMRising

Building a Foundation - New Scholarship Announced at Argonne
February 13, 2019
Scholarship named after pioneering Argonne scientist.
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Area Students to Design Cities of the Future, Protecting Against Natural Disasters During Regional Competition
February 1, 2019
During this year’s Future City competition, middle school students help design a resistant electric grid.
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Minority Students Encouraged to Apply for 2019 MEISPP Internships
January 31, 2019
Applications now open for the 2019 MEISPP summer internship program.
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A Global Reach to Empower Women’s Participation in the Energy Sector
January 30, 2019
The Department of Energy’s Office of International Affairs is empowering women in STEM to make a difference.
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17 National Labs: Changing the World We Live In
Learn how the Energy Department’s National Laboratories are changing the world we live in.