Energy News

U.S. Department of Energy Provides Nearly $20 Million for Domestic Advanced Nuclear Technology Projects
New projects support various aspects of existing and advanced reactor development.
July 10, 2018
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DOE Launches New Lab Partnering Service
Online access point provides unprecedented access to National Lab researchers and information.
July 10, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $75 Million for High Energy Physics Research
Projects span colliders, neutrinos, dark matter, and dark energy.
July 9, 2018
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Department of Energy Invests $8.8 Million in Innovative Technologies to Enhance Fossil Energy Power Systems
New projects will focus on innovative R&D for sensors and controls, modeling and simulation, high-performance materials, water management, and more.
July 2, 2018
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ETC Solar Wins DOE’s 2018 National Cleantech University Prize Competition
Winning technology is a novel solar cell architecture that increases solar panel efficiency by 5%, which will subsequently lower manufacturing costs.
July 2, 2018
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U.S. and Italy Sign Agreement to Collaborate on Sterile Neutrino Research
The Short Baseline Neutrino program, started in 2015, comprises the development, installation, and operation of three neutrino detectors.
June 29, 2018
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DOE Awards $100 Million for Energy Frontier Research Centers
Centers to keep America on the cutting edge of energy innovation.
June 29, 2018
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Secretary Perry World Gas Conference Thursday Readout
Secretary Perry started day four of the 2018 World Gas Conference with a live CNBC Squawk Box interview.
June 28, 2018
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Read Out of Secretary Perry’s Second Day of the World Gas Conference
Yesterday Secretary of Energy Rick Perry kicked off the World Gas Conference official events with a Keynote Address.
June 27, 2018
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Department of Energy Publishes Natural Gas Liquids Primer
Primer highlights the resource potential of NGLs, with a focus on the Appalachian region.
June 27, 2018
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ENERGY BLOG

Building the Next Generation of Computational Thinkers
How does STEM move products from scientific discovery to impact? Hear the answer from Paul Kearns, Director of Argonne National Laboratory.
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5 Facts About Fireworks
Happy Fourth of July! Learn about the science of fireworks with these energy-related facts.
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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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Former Office of Indian Energy Intern Recognized with National Award for Leadership in Diversity and Equity
Chelsea Chee’s leadership across several major projects in New Mexico, including her Natives in STEM project, helped earn her the award.
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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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EM Helps Oak Ridge Schools Take Next Steps in STEM Education
EM Helps Oak Ridge Schools Take Next Steps in STEM Education
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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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Media Advisories

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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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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#STEMRising

DOE Seeks Nuclear Inspiration, Answers From a New Generation
Millennial Nuclear Caucus events have been held across the country to engage young people in a conversation about nuclear energy and careers.
July 10, 2018
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Jefferson Lab Offers Additional Summer Physics Fest
On July 12, Jefferson Lab will offer a summer edition of its popular Physics Fest program.
July 9, 2018
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Sandia materials scientist looks to inspire students through STEM program
For 32 years, Sandia National Laboratories’ Black Leadership Committee has brought STEM to more than 3,000 middle and high school students.
July 6, 2018
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Building the Next Generation of Computational Thinkers
How does STEM move products from scientific discovery to impact? Hear the answer from Paul Kearns, Director of Argonne National Laboratory.
July 6, 2018
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Alaska: An Energy Frontier