Energy News

Department of Energy Announces $21.6 Million for Computational Chemical Sciences Research
Research aims to advance development of software for exascale computing.
September 19, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $120 Million for Battery Innovation Hub
Argonne’s Joint Center for Energy Storage Research renewed for five years.
September 18, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces New Projects to Extend Grid Energy Storage
ARPA-E awards $28 million toward development of long-duration energy storage technologies.
September 18, 2018
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U.S. Department of Energy Responds to Florence and Tropical Storms
The Energy Department's Energy Response Center is fully activated and DOE ESF-12 responders have deployed to FEMA coordination centers.
September 14, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Meets With Dr. Alexey Likhachev, CEO of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM
Secretary Perry and Ambassador Jon Huntsman met with Dr. Alexey Likhachev, CEO of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM.
September 14, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Meets With Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Anton Siluanov
Conversation focused on challenges of the bilateral relationship while recognizing the importance of communicating on energy issues.
September 13, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Meets With Russian Minister of Energy, Alexander Novak
Two leaders discussed ways in which America and Russia n work together can work together to ensure world energy market stability and transparency.
September 13, 2018
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U.S. Becomes World’s Largest Crude Oil Producer and Department of Energy Authorizes Short Term Natural Gas Exports
In June and August, the United States surpassed Russia in crude oil production for the first time since February 1999.
September 13, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces New Funding Opportunity for Next-Generation DC Circuit Breakers
Projects will develop designs for medium voltage, direct current (MVDC) circuit breakers for a variety of applications.
September 12, 2018
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Secretary Perry Meets with Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The two energy leaders discussed a wide array of issues, including the potential for U.S.-Saudi civil nuclear engagement.
September 10, 2018
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ENERGY BLOG

Then and Now: Computing Power
From punchcards to supercomputers and HPC, computing has come a long way.
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Defining STEM Pathways for Young Female Students
Brookhaven Lab partners with Girls, Inc., a nonprofit organization for young women.
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Preparedness Profile: Brandon Charles Bielhy
Brandon Charles Bielhy, Contractor Emergency Manager for the Department of Energy Headquarters Emergency Management Team
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Preparedness Profile: John Crapo
Meet John Crapo, Deputy Program Manager, Consequence Management Program, Office of Nuclear Incident Response.
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Preparedness Profile: Will Carrier
Meet William Bruce Carrier III, Headquarters Protective Force.
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Summer computational modeling workshop enriches minority students’ education
Prairie View A&M and Tennessee State University students spent two weeks exploring the digital world while learning from National Labs scientists.
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Preparedness Profile: Alex Breckel
Meet Alex Breckel of the Department of Energy's Office of Policy and the Advanced Grid Research and Development Office.
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Interns make a big difference with some very small creations at PNNL
PNNL turned to teams of Washington State University engineering and materials science students to design and fabricate safeguards equipment.
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Top 9 Things You Didn’t Know About Distributed Wind Power
Learn about key facts related to wind turbines used in distributed applications.
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Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Wind Power
Get the details on a few of the lesser known wind energy facts.
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Media Advisories

Deputy Secretary Brouillette Travels to Halifax for G7 Energy Ministerial
Deputy Secretary will have high-level discussions on global energy policy with his counterparts from the seven member countries of the G7.
September 19, 2018
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette to Travel to Berlin, Germany
Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will travel to Berlin, Germany where he will promote U.S. energy resources and bilateral cooperation.
September 10, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to Russia, Austria, and Romania
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Russia, Austria, and Romania for high-level discussions with energy leaders across Europe.
September 10, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to Mexico City for First Global Challenge
Secretary will also meet with Mexican government officials to discuss the continuity of strong bilateral energy partnership.
August 14, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Secretary will tour the Energy Systems Integration Facility and the Science and Technology Facility with Senator Cory Gardner.
August 13, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to North Dakota
Secretary Perry will travel to North Dakota to tour North American Coal’s Falkirk Mine and Great River Energy’s Coal Creek Station.
August 10, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Visit Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
Secretary Perry will tour the facility and participate in an all-hands meeting where he will provide remarks and answer questions from employees.
August 7, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to Maryland for Debut of Cove Point LNG Export Facility
Secretary Perry will tour the facility, provide remarks, and participate in the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
July 24, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Co-Host Press Conference with OPIC and Participate in Final Ministerial Panel Discussion to Round Out World Gas Week
Thursday June 28th, Secretary Perry will join Ray W. Washburne, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.
June 27, 2018
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World Gas Conference Week Day Two: U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Delivers Opening Keynote Address and Participates in APEC Discussions
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will kick off the official World Gas Conference Opening Ceremonies with a Keynote Address.
June 25, 2018
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#STEMRising

Women in STEM Posters for Classrooms: Series 3
Download the inspiring poster series for women in STEM for your home, classroom, or office today.
September 20, 2018
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Defining STEM Pathways for Young Female Students
Brookhaven Lab partners with Girls, Inc., a nonprofit organization for young women.
September 12, 2018
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Summer computational modeling workshop enriches minority students’ education
Prairie View A&M and Tennessee State University students spent two weeks exploring the digital world while learning from National Labs scientists.
September 10, 2018
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Women in STEM Posters for Classrooms: Series 2
Download the inspiring poster series for women in STEM for your home, classroom, or office today.
September 7, 2018
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Alaska: An Energy Frontier