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DOE to Provide $30 Million to Develop Small-Scale Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems and Hybrid Energy Systems
Department of Energy announces $30 million in funding for R&D to advance small-scale solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) hybrid energy systems.
May 29, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $53 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants
The Department of Energy will award 256 SBIR/STTR grants totaling $53 million to 211 small businesses in 35 states and the District of Columbia.
May 21, 2020
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Department of Energy to Resume Cleanup at Energy Technology Engineering Center
Agreement with California Clears Path to Begin Building Demolition
May 20, 2020
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Department of Energy Selects the University of Texas – San Antonio to Lead Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute
Today, the DOE announced the selection of the University of Texas – San Antonio to lead the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII)
May 20, 2020
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Under Secretary Mark W. Menezes' Opening Statement for Confirmation Hearing to be Deputy Secretary of Energy
Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
May 20, 2020
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Department of Energy Announces $67 Million to Enhance Manufacturing Competitiveness Through Innovation
Department of Energy announces $67 million in funding to stimulate technology innovation and energy productivity in American manufacturing.
May 20, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Issues Request for Information for Water Security Grand Challenge Thermoelectric Cooling Prize
DOE seeks public comment on the design of a prize competition aimed at lowering water use in thermoelectric power plants.
May 18, 2020
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DOE Acts on President Trump's Order to Purchase Oil for the SPR: Releases RFP Announcing Crude Oil Purchase to Test the Market
The U.S. Department of Energy today released a Request for Proposals (RFP) to purchase up to one million barrels of sweet crude oil for the SPR
May 14, 2020
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Department of Energy Announces $30 Million for Innovation in Critical Materials Processing Technologies
U.S. Department of Energy announces up to $30 million in funding for research and development on critical materials.
May 14, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Launches $230 Million Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program
New program designed to help domestic private industry demonstrate advanced nuclear reactors in the United States.
May 14, 2020
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ENERGY BLOG

DOE: Department of Energy or Department of Exploration?
America is on the verge of a new era of space exploration.
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4 Key Benefits of Advanced Small Modular Reactors
Advanced small modular reactors could change the way we think about nuclear power. Here are 4 key benefits you need to know about them.
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Securing America’s Power Grid from Foreign Threats
Securing America’s Power Grid from Foreign Threats
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Department of Energy Leads the Way in Fight Against COVID-19
Department of Energy Leads the Way in Fight Against COVID-19
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Building a Uranium Reserve: The First Step in Preserving the U.S. Nuclear Fuel Cycle
New Uranium Reserve program would buy uranium directly from domestic mines and contract for uranium conversion services.
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National Labs: Advances in Medicine
National Labs and their industrial and academia partners have made medical discoveries to feed the innovation pipeline of America’s private sector.
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The STEM Future is Female: Catch the Energy Department, NASA, and the U.S. Department of State for a Virtual SXSW EDU Session
Join our interagency SXSW EDU virtual session on engaging girls in STEM on May 19, 2pm EDT.
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5 Fast Facts About Nuclear Energy
Get up to speed on nuclear energy with these 5 fast facts.
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Collegiate Wind Competition Teams Look to the Future with 2020 Vision
12 teams of students from across the United States will present a virtual showcase of technological adaptability and wind energy wizardry at CWC.
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2020 Collegiate Wind Competition Goes Virtual To Accommodate Health Concerns
The 2020 Collegiate Wind Competition (CWC) will be held via webinar in May and June.
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Media Advisories

DOE To Hold Press Briefing Call On Nuclear Fuel Working Group Report
On April 23, 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy will hold a press briefing call on the Nuclear Fuel Working Group Report.
April 22, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette To Hold Press Briefing Call On SPR Solicitation
Today, March 19, 2020, U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will hold a press briefing call and answer questions
March 19, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette To Host Secretary Of Energy Advisory Board Meeting
On Thursday, March 12, 2020, U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette and other Department of Energy (DOE) leadership will host a meeting for SEAB
March 11, 2020
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Ensure you are able to work remotely when needed
Make sure you are prepared to work remotely if needed.
March 10, 2020
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DOE Travel Guidance
As you all know, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to spread domestically and internationally, with sustained transmissions in China,
March 10, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette And Under Secretary Menezes To Deliver Remarks On International Energy
On Friday, March 6, 2020 U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will participate in the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum High Level Roundtable.
March 5, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette To Hold Press Briefing With IEA Executive Director Dr. Fatih Birol
On Thursday, March 5, 2020 U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will hold a joint press briefing along with IEA Executive Director Fatil Birol.
March 4, 2020
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DOE To Host Press Briefing Call On FY 2021 Budget
The White House Office of Management and Budget will release the President's FY 2021 Budget request for the Department of Energy.
February 7, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette To Deliver Keynote Address To Atlantic Council
On Friday, February 7, U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will deliver the keynote remarks at the Atlantic Council event
February 6, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette To Visit Kentucky
The Secretary will discuss America’s spectacular energy revolution, and the importance of innovation to our country’s all-of-the-above energy policy.
January 28, 2020
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Recent Speeches

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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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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Direct Current Podcast: Making AI Safer, Smarter, & More Secure

AI is all around us — but how secure is it? Meet the National Lab experts working to understand the risks. 

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#STEMRising

Argonne Live!
May 28, 2020
Middle school and high school students should check out these STEM Q&A sessions and live video chats.
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Teens Pay it Forward, Use 3D Printers Built at Sandia to Make Face Shields
May 22, 2020
Teens who built 3D printers during a weeklong robotics camp at Sandia National Laboratories last year have used them to make over 3,000 face shields.
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Digital STEM Outreach Takes Center Stage at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
May 22, 2020
Lab moves activities and resources online to maintain connections.
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High school students: Hear from professionals at Fermilab Online STEM Career Expo
May 21, 2020
Visit the page to hear from professionals working in STEM and explore your future STEM career.
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Energy 101: Small Modular Reactors
Veterans@Energy
Served and still serving. Learn how veterans are making a difference at the Energy Department.
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