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Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty Sworn in as the Department of Energy’s Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and Administrator of the National Nu...
Administrator Gordon-Hagerty is responsible for the management and operation of NNSA.
February 22, 2018
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Department of Energy Invests $17.6 Million in Technologies Capable of Reducing CO2 Capture Cost and Energy Penalties
Projects will address the cost and operational challenges associated with current CO2 capture technologies.
February 22, 2018
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Department of Energy Makes Up To $11.5 Million Available for Energy Infrastructure Deployment on Tribal Lands
Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for $11.5 million for energy infrastructure on tribal lands.
February 16, 2018
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Energy Department Invests $44M in Advanced Carbon Capture Technologies Projects
The Office of Fossil Energy has selected seven projects to receive approximately $44 million in funding for cost-shared research & development.
February 16, 2018
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Department of Energy to Invest $6.5 Million for Large-Scale Pilot Fossil Fuel Projects
Nine projects selected to receive $6.5 million for Phase I of the Fossil Fuel Large-Scale Pilots funding opportunity.
February 15, 2018
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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Forms New Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response
New office will focus on energy infrastructure security, support the expanded national security responsibilities.
February 14, 2018
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President Trump Releases FY 2019 Budget Request
President Donald J. Trump unveil his FY 2019 budget request, including $30.6 billion to support the Department of Energy.
February 12, 2018
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DOE/NNSA Partnership With U.S. Healthcare Industry Results in FDA Approval of Domestically-Produced, Non-Uranium Based Molybdenum-99
Efforts ensure a reliable supply of a vital medical isotope used in diagnostic imaging.
February 8, 2018
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Department of Energy Launches Competition to Spur Onshore Manufacturing of Energy Technologies
Competition aims to close the gap between American innovators who develop new energy technologies and domestic manufacturers who produce them.
February 6, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $35 Million for Emerging Research Projects to Address Manufacturing Challenges
Projects to support early-stage, innovative technologies and solutions in advanced manufacturing.
February 5, 2018
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Lighting that STEM Spark
The Director of Jefferson Lab writes about his STEM journey and why the Lab is invested in the next generation.
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75 Breakthroughs by America's National Laboratories
Secretary Rick Perry reflects on a list of 75 innovative breakthroughs that took place at one or a few of our 17 National Labs.
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Going for Gold: 4 Winning STEM Student Competitions in 2018
Student teams will clash at academic competitions in disciplines even more important than sports: science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.
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Supporting STEM is an Investment in our Future
DOE, PNNL, and Battelle work together to support efforts that bring educators, families and communities together to energize all students in STEM.
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January’s cold weather affects electricity generation mix in Northeast, Mid-Atlantic
How the bomb cyclone weather event in early January 2018 impacted electricity generation.
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Q&A with Virginia Castro: DOE Mission to Puerto Rico
When Virginia Castro returned from temporary assignment to Puerto Rico, she brought back memories and lessons that transformed her perspective.
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5 Fast Facts About Nuclear Energy
Get up to speed on nuclear energy with these 5 fast facts.
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4 Key Benefits of Advanced Small Modular Reactors
Advanced small modular reactors could change the way we think about nuclear power. Here are 4 key benefits you need to know about them.
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Energy.gov’s Top 7 Moments in 2017
Before we close out 2017, let’s take a look back at some of the big things we did on Energy.gov and what you liked and shared the most.
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STEM Volunteer Fair: Leading the Way in Promoting Education
On December 20, federal employees were invited to meet STEM organizations at the 4th Annual Interagency STEM Volunteer Fair.
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Lighting that STEM Spark
The Director of Jefferson Lab writes about his STEM journey and why the Lab is invested in the next generation.
February 23, 2018
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Q & A with Roller-Coaster-Inspired Mechanical Engineer Jennifer Hoynak
To celebrate National Engineers Week (February 18-24) we interviewed Jennifer Hoynak, a mechanical engineer at the U.S. Department of Energy.
February 22, 2018
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Going for Gold: 4 Winning STEM Student Competitions in 2018
Student teams will clash at academic competitions in disciplines even more important than sports: science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.
February 13, 2018
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Supporting STEM is an Investment in our Future
DOE, PNNL, and Battelle work together to support efforts that bring educators, families and communities together to energize all students in STEM.
January 30, 2018
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