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DOE Announces $47 Million for Flexible Building Technologies, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), and Solid-State Lighting
Integration of more flexible and even dispatchable loads through building automation can optimize energy use leading to decreased energy costs.
April 23, 2019
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Department of Energy to Provide $24 Million to Study Dark Matter
Projects to take advantage of recent theory and technology advances.
April 18, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $20 Million for Artificial Intelligence Research
Research aims at improving A.I. as a tool of grid resiliency and science.
April 17, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $39 Million for Oil and Natural Gas R&D Projects
Projects aim to improve oil and natural gas technologies.
April 16, 2019
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Team Grand Winner at Solar Decathlon Design Challenge
DOE announced winners of its Solar Decathlon® Design Challenge, in which student teams design highly efficient buildings powered by renewable energy.
April 16, 2019
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DOE’s Science Graduate Student Research Program Selects 70 Students to Pursue Research at DOE Laboratories
Program provides supplemental funds for graduate awardees to conduct part of their thesis research at a host DOE laboratory.
April 12, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $100M in Investments in Coal FIRST
Flexible, Innovative, Resilient, Small, and Transformative initiative aims to develop coal plants of the future.
April 12, 2019
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President Trump Signs Executive Orders Paving the Way for Energy Infrastructure Development
Executive Orders promote energy infrastructure, economic growth and cross border permitting.
April 10, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $87 Million for Coal Research and Development Projects
R&D projects for coal-fueled power plants and technologies will fall under five separate funding opportunity announcements.
April 10, 2019
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ENERGY BLOG

5 Things to Know About the National Science Bowl
A few facts about America's top science competitions for middle and high school students.
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Wounded Veterans, Mobility Impaired Hunters Take Part in SRS Turkey Hunt
The Savannah River Site recently hosted the Annual Ultimate Turkey Hunt for wounded military veterans and mobility impaired hunters.
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Keeping the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure Secure and Resilient Requires a Strong STEM Workforce
Bruce Walker, Assistant Secretary of the Office of Electricity, lays out why STEM is invaluable to their mission.
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Students Visit Hanford Mock-up to Learn About STEM Career Opportunities
Local high school students recently visited a high-tech mock-up at the Hanford Site to learn about science, technology, engineering and math careers.
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More Than 3,500 Students Explore Engineering With WIPP Workers
Employees of Nuclear Waste Partnership recently participated in Engineers Week events, providing presentations to over 3,500 students.
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Hanford Employees Show Local Students the World of Engineering
Employees with EM’s Office of River Protection Hanford tank operations contractor recently helped area students discover the wonders of engineering.
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CWC Opens Doors for New Grads Seeking Jobs in Wind
The competition includes two multi-faceted challenges: design, build, and test a wind turbine; and plan and financially analyze a wind plant.
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Collegiate Wind Competition Provides Students with Opportunities
This competition challenges interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate students to create unique solutions to complex wind energy projects.
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Graduate Fellow Feature: Lauryn Williams
Lauryn Williams is part of the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
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8 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day
Today is International Women’s Day, a worldwide celebration about the incredible contributions to society women have made throughout history.
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Media Advisories

Department of Energy at EarthX Dallas
Secretary Perry will provide keynote remarks at the EarthX Banquet.
April 23, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette to Participate in Brazos Island Harbor Signing Ceremony
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will travel to Brownsville, Texas for the event.
April 22, 2019
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Secretary Perry Visits Kentucky
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry travels to Kentucky to meet with Governor Matt Bevin and State Legislators to discuss energy issues.
April 22, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Participate in Discussion on Powering the Grid
Secretary Rick Perry will participate in a keynote conversation with RealClearPolitics Washington Bureau Chief Carl Cannon.
March 28, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Give Remarks at Global Innovation Reception
Secretary Perry will give remarks at the Global Innovation Reception alongside FIRST Global to celebrate the 2019 FIRST Global Robotics Challenge.
March 26, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Visit Vogtle 3&4 Site
Secretary Perry will deliver remarks at Vogtle Nuclear Plant in Georgia.
March 19, 2019
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Under Secretary Dabbar to Visit Fermi National Lab
U.S. Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar will be at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory for the PIP-II Groundbreaking Ceremony.
March 14, 2019
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DOE at CERAWeek and Partnership for Transatlantic Energy Cooperation Ministerial
Leadership will participate in the following press engagements and meetings at CERAWeek by IHS Markit and the Partnership for Transatlantic Energy.
March 13, 2019
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Department of Energy at CERAWeek: Day Three
On Wednesday, Energy Department leadership will participate in the following press engagements and bilateral meetings at CERAWeek.
March 12, 2019
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Secretary Perry at CERAWeek: Day Two
On Tuesday, March 12th, Secretary Perry will participate in the following press engagements and bilateral meetings at CERAWeek.
March 11, 2019
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#STEMRising

5 Things to Know About the National Science Bowl
April 23, 2019
A few facts about America's top science competitions for middle and high school students.
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Candice Halbert: From Inspired to Inspiring, Cultivating a Community of Young Scientists
April 23, 2019
Candice Halbert works to inspire the next generation to go into STEM, to think big, and solve problems. Read her story.
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Laboratory, Northern New Mexico College Launch Radiation Protection Course to Help Fill High-demand Jobs
April 12, 2019
New associate degree program starts in June, includes internship opportunities at Laboratory.
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Opportunity for High School Students to Meet Professionals One on One at Fermilab’s STEM Career Expo on Wednesday, April 17
April 10, 2019
The annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Career Expo, will put students face to face with their STEM futures.
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