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Energy Department Announces Congressionally Mandated Notice of Sale of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
DOE plans to draw down and sell crude oil from three SPR sites—Bryan Mound and Big Hill in Texas, and West Hackberry in Louisiana.
August 21, 2019
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DOE Statement on Energy Star Thermostat Report
It is the position of DOE that Americans should set their thermostats to whatever temperature they choose
August 21, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $64 Million for Research on Plants and Microbes
Genomics-based research will help develop crops for bioenergy.
August 21, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces Inaugural Electricity Industry Technology and Practices Innovation Challenge Winners
Challenge tapped into American ingenuity for ideas on how to make the nation’s electric grid stronger and more resilient.
August 21, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy Issues Small Business Research and Development Funding Opportunity Announcement
Approximately $31.5 million in new grants will support scientific advancement.
August 19, 2019
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DOE Announces $59 Million and 43 projects to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
Projects address priorities in advanced batteries and electric drive systems, co-optimized engine and fuel technologies, and more.
August 16, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $40 Million in Funding for 29 Projects to Advance H2@Scale
Projects will advance hydrogen storage and infrastructure technologies and identify innovative concepts for hydrogen production and utilization.
August 15, 2019
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DOE Launches New Demonstration Center for Advanced Nuclear Technologies
New initiative will help test and demonstrate advanced nuclear technologies to accelerate deployment of new nuclear energy systems.
August 15, 2019
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Energy Deputy Secretary Brouillette Visits Nuclear Innovation and National Security Sites in East Tennessee
Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette traveled to Tennessee.
August 14, 2019
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Department of Energy to Provide $27.6 Million for Data Science Research in Chemical and Materials Sciences
Efforts will harness artificial intelligence and machine learning.
August 14, 2019
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Veterans@Energy
Served and still serving. Learn how veterans are making a difference at the Energy Department.
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ENERGY BLOG

A Sneak Peek of Tomorrow’s A.I. Technologies
To unleash the power of A.I., scientists and engineers need to find ways to redesign computers and memory so machines can learn better and faster.
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CANDLE Illuminates New Pathways in Fight Against Cancer
CANcer Distributed Learning Environment is cross-cutting initiative of the Joint Design of Advanced Computing Solutions for Cancer.
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Paducah Site Visit Impresses Boys and Girls Club Members
Young people from the Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club of Paducah participated in science, technology, engineering, and math activities.
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Hanford Contractor Inspires Workforce of Future Through STEM Education
Employees from EM Richland Operations Office contractor Mission Support Alliance (MSA) volunteer at local schools.
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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Offshore Wind Energy
Learn more about efforts to develop America's vast offshore wind resources.
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Top 10 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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Hanford Manager Joins Students for STEM Exercises at Nez Perce Reservation
Hanford Manager Joins Students for STEM Exercises at Nez Perce Reservation
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University’s Environmental Outreach at SRS Continues to Grow
A team of environmental educators reached over 60,000 individuals last year through an outreach program supported by EM funding at the Savannah River.
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Local Students Measure Health of Savannah River by its Biodiversity
Local students trade classrooms for the trees and waterways of the Savannah River Site
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Media Advisories

Secretary Perry to Sign MOU With The Weill Family Foundation and Participate In AI Roundtable Discussion
Officials from government, private sector and academic communities will discuss the importance of American leadership in Artificial Intelligence.
August 22, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Keynote Global Energy Institute Energy Innovates Summit
Secretary Perry will discuss how innovation has fueled America’s energy independence.
July 30, 2019
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Under Secretary Dabbar To Participate in National Lab Day on the Hill Event
This year’s event is focused on the grid of the future and the exhibition will feature researchers from all 17 National Labs.
July 23, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Visit Israel and Egypt
Secretary Perry will be visiting Israel and Egypt to discuss regional energy security issues with government officials and energy stakeholders.
July 18, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Address USEA Advanced Energy Technology Forum
Event will bring together U.S. and international leaders from government and private industry to explore technological innovation.
July 16, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Headline Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit in Arlington, Virginia
Since its inception, this DOE program has resulted in the reduction of emissions.
July 9, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette To Participate in IEA Clean Energy Future Event and Big Ideas Lecture in France
The Deputy Secretary will deliver remarks and participate in a discussion with other international energy delegates.
July 9, 2019
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Under Secretary Menezes to Participate in IEA’s 4th Annual Global Conference on Energy Efficiency
Conference brings together ministers, CEOs and the heads of international organizations.
June 21, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette to Keynote Oil and Gas Industry Event and Cyber Week 2019 in Israel
Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will head to Tel Aviv, Israel to participate in an oil and gas industry event.
June 20, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette to Participate in G20 Energy and Environment Ministerial
Deputy Secretary to discuss global issues relating to energy growth and new technologies, as well as environmental sustainability.
June 12, 2019
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Recent Speeches

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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The New American Energy Era: Secretary Perry Keynote Address at CERA Week
Secretary Perry talks about the new era of American energy at CERAWeek in Texas.
March 13, 2019
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Energy Diversity and Security Remarks by Secretary Rick Perry
Secretary Rick Perry talks about energy diversity and security in Prague, Czech Republic.
November 14, 2018
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Secretary Perry Announces the Launch of the U.S.-Poland Strategic Energy Dialogue
United States and Poland sign Memorandum of Understanding for a reinforced Strategic Dialogue on Energy.
November 9, 2018
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IAEA General Conference: Opening Remarks by Secretary Rick Perry
Secretary Perry's remarks at the IAEA General Conference in Vienna, Austria on September 17, 2018.
September 17, 2018
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#STEMRising

EcoCAR study reveals what Automated and Electric Vehicle educated graduates want in an employer
August 16, 2019
Findings show potential employees are most interested in culture and impact.
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Marine Energy Collegiate Competition Empowers Students to Energize a Growing Blue Economy
August 16, 2019
Read about the newest undergraduate and graduate-level student competition, the Marine Energy Collegiate Competition: Powering the Blue Economy.
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From Designing to Reprogramming: Intern Steven Snell Spends His Summer at AGS and RHIC
August 15, 2019
Steven Snell started as an intern at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory in June and quickly made a difference.
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Summer Intern Christopher Hayes Studies Charge Separation for Solar Energy
August 14, 2019
The recent Stony Brook University graduate is conducting research on conductive organic polymers in Brookhaven Lab's Chemistry Division.
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The New American Energy Era
How innovation is ushering in a new era of American energy.