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Department of Energy Announces New Senior Leaders
These new leaders will direct policy at DOE, coordinate across the Administration, and enact President Joe Biden’s vision.
January 21, 2021
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Department of Energy Partners with Youngstown State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Support Battery Manufacturing Workforce
The $1 million project will assist in the development of an Energy Storage Workforce Innovation Center, a training center based in the Midwest.
January 20, 2021
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Department of Energy announces Secretary’s Honor Award Recipients
Employees and contractors are recognized for their service and contributions to the Department’s mission and the benefit of the nation.
January 20, 2021
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Department of Energy and Department of Defense Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Space Cooperation
DOD and DOE continue and enhance their longstanding partnership on space-related research and technology development.
January 19, 2021
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Department of Energy Announces Tribal Grant Relief Due to COVID-19
Deputy Secretary Menezes Announces Support to Struggling Tribal Communities
January 19, 2021
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Department of Energy Releases Plastics Innovation Challenge Draft Roadmap and Request for Information
The U.S. Department of Energy released the Plastics Innovation Challenge Draft Roadmap and a Request for Information seeking stakeholder input.
January 19, 2021
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DOE Announces $160 Million for Projects to Improve Fossil-Based Hydrogen Production, Transport, Storage, and Utilization
DOE Announces $160 Million for Projects to Improve Fossil-Based Hydrogen Production, Transport, Storage, and Utilization
January 15, 2021
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ENERGY SECRETARY DAN BROUILLETTE URGES PRIORITIZING CRITICAL ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE WORKERS IN COVID-19 VACCINATION
Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette urged the Governors of 55 states and territories to prioritize critical infrastructure mission-essential workers.
January 15, 2021
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Department of Energy Launches Minerals Sustainability Division to Enable the Ongoing Transformation of the U.S. Energy System and Help Se...
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced the establishment of a Division of Minerals Sustainability.
January 15, 2021
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Department of Energy Seeks Industry Input on FY21 Sales of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy currently plans to sell crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
January 14, 2021
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Energy Blog

Delivering on STEM & Workforce Development for the Future of the Planet
DOE's work on STEM and workforce training is a critical part of the fight in the battle to save our planet and address the climate crisis.
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University Students Collaborate With Oak Ridge on Cleanup Tools
Five University of Tennessee students are helping design tools for Oak Ridge’s cleanup.
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CWC Alum’s Industry Connections Open Door to Career in Wind Energy
2020 James Madison University grad Jamie Mears is putting her degree and her Collegiate Wind Competition experience to work at Ørsted Onshore.
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Reflecting with gratitude on four bright DOE years and anticipating an even brighter future
Farewell remarks from Paul M. Dabbar, Under Secretary of Science
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Grid Science Winter School Brings Together Next Generation Scientists
Grid Science Winter School and Conference is a five day event that brings together experts and students in grid science research.
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Energizing America Through Regional Innovation
DOE's Office of Technology Transitions works with regional innovation clusters across the country to boost America's competitiveness and security.
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Thoughts on DOE Discovery Impact in 2020
The Department of Energy (DOE) and its National Labs have continued to drive progress for humanity, particularly in 2020.
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DOE, FIU Welcome New Fellows Into Program Shaping Cleanup Workforce
DOE and Florida International University (FIU) officials recently introduced the EM Fellows Class of 2020.
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Preparing Frontline Professionals for an Evolving Energy Future
Understanding new energy technologies is a must for tomorrow’s workforce.
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Jump into Computer Science Education Week
Computer science education is more important than ever -- learn what the Energy Department is doing to promote computer science learning.
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Media Advisories

Students Nationwide to Compete in 31st Department of Energy National Science Bowl®
Middle- and high-school regional competitions begin for the National Science Bowl®
January 19, 2021
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Department of Energy Announces $3 Million for Pilot Diversity Program
DOE announced a plan for a pilot program to provide $3M for research traineeships to broaden and diversify the nuclear physics research community.
December 16, 2020
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DOE TO HOLD PRESS BRIEFING CALL
On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy will make an announcement related to the domestic supply chain of critical minerals.
November 30, 2020
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Assistant Secretary Winberg to Travel to Pennsylvania
Assistant Secretary Winberg will be in Pennsylvania to participate in the Upstream PA 2020 Conference and an Energy Town Hall Meeting
October 28, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Participate in the 4th India Energy Forum by CERAWeek
Secretary Brouillette will join Dan Yergin for a press conference at the 4th India Energy Forum by CERAWeek, hosted virtually by IHS Markit.
October 28, 2020
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Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar to Visit Arizona State University
Under Secretary for Science Dabbar will visit Arizona State University, tour facilities, and meet with researchers implementing projects funded by DOE
October 27, 2020
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Deputy Secretary Mark W. Menezes to Travel to Minnesota
Deputy Secretary Mark W. Menezes will visit Daikin Applied's manufacturing facility in Faribault, Minnesota, where he will make an announcement.
October 27, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Tour Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Well Outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Secretary Brouillette will be in Washington County, Pennsylvania touring an active Range Resources natural gas well site just outside Pittsburgh, PA.
October 26, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Participate in Fireside Chat Hosted by Rice University's Baker Institute
Secretary Brouillette will participate in a fireside chat hosted by Rice University's Baker Institute. It will be moderated by Dr. Ken Medlock.
October 21, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Hold Sixth Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Meeting and Make Joint NASA Announcement
The live-streamed meeting will discuss advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning, space exploration, and innovation.
October 19, 2020
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Recent Speeches

Remarks as Prepared for Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette at Baker Institute Fireside Chat
Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette addressed the Baker Institute on October 21, 2020.
October 21, 2020
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Remarks as Prepared for Secretary Brouillette to the American at the Gas Association Executive Conference
Secretary Brouillette addressed the American Gas Association Executive Conference on October 13, 2020.
October 13, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette's Remarks to the American Association of Blacks in Energy National Conference
Secretary Dan Brouillette recorded a video greeting to the attendees of the American Association of Blacks in Energy National Conference.
August 20, 2020
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Remarks as Prepared for Secretary Brouillette at the IEA Big Ideas Conference
Remarks as Prepared for Secretary Brouillette at the National Space Council
June 16, 2020
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VIDEO: Under Secretary Dabbar's Remarks for AAPI Month Celebration
Under Secretary Paul Dabbar spoke to a virtual Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month event May 28, titled “Unite Our Nation By Empowering Equality.”
May 28, 2020
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Remarks as Prepared for Secretary Brouillette at the National Space Council
Secretary Brouillette spoke about our work with the Council in powering space exploration and development and role as the "Department of Exploration."
May 19, 2020
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Remarks As Prepared by Secretary Brouillette For Women’s History Month
The Women’s History Month event was postponed due to issued guidance to stay home during the COVID-19 outbreak.
March 26, 2020
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Press Conference Remarks Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Monday, February 3, 2020 (As Prepared)
Secretary Dan Brouillette delivers remarks at a press conference in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on Monday, February 3, 2020.
February 5, 2020
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Remarks As Prepared For Under Secretary Menezes Washington Auto Show: Industry Media Day
Remarks As Prepared For Under Secretary Menezes Washington Auto Show: Industry Media Day.
January 23, 2020
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Remarks By Secretary Brouillette For MLK Commemoration
Remarks As Prepared for Secretary Brouillette For MLK Commemoration.
January 22, 2020
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Remarks by Secretary Perry for the Global Energy Institute at U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Secretary Perry delivered remarks at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
November 19, 2019
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Secretary Perry Addresses the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence
DOE Secretary Rick Perry addresses the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence.
November 5, 2019
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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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Mars 2020, Part 2: SuperCam Does It All

Developed by Los Alamos National Lab, SuperCam is the scientific “Swiss Army Knife” for NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover. In this episode, we hear from the SuperCam team what it's like shooting rocks with lasers, and how it could help us find life on Mars. 

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#STEMRising

Delivering on STEM & Workforce Development for the Future of the Planet
January 22, 2021
DOE's work on STEM and workforce training is a critical part of the fight in the battle to save our planet and address the climate crisis.
Learn More
Department of Energy Partners with Youngstown State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Support Battery Manufacturing Workforce
January 20, 2021
The $1 million project will assist in the development of an Energy Storage Workforce Innovation Center, a training center based in the Midwest.
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University Students Collaborate With Oak Ridge on Cleanup Tools
January 19, 2021
Five University of Tennessee students are helping design tools for Oak Ridge’s cleanup.
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Students Nationwide to Compete in 31st Department of Energy National Science Bowl®
January 19, 2021
Middle- and high-school regional competitions begin for the National Science Bowl®
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Energy 101: Grid Storage

Veterans@Energy
Served and still serving. Learn how veterans are making a difference at the Energy Department.
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