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Department of Energy Launches Two New Clean Energy Initiatives at Ninth Clean Energy Ministerial
The Energy Department launched two new clean energy initiatives for nuclear and carbon capture at the ninth Clean Energy Ministerial in Copenhagen.
May 24, 2018
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The U. S. Department of Energy Announces $34 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants
Department of Energy announces grants totaling $34 million will be awarded to 183 small businesses in 41 states for Phase 1 research & development.
May 21, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $72 Million to Advance High-Temperature Concentrating Solar Power Systems
New systems would enable significant progress toward 2030 goals.
May 15, 2018
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The California State University Maritime Academy Blows Away Competition at 3rd Biennial Collegiate Wind Competition
More than 200 competitors integrated real-world engineering test scenarios to create the best wind turbine design.
May 11, 2018
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Under Secretary Paul Dabbar Participates in White House Summit: AI for American Industry
Representatives at the summit included both the tech companies developing AI technologies, and American industry leaders.
May 10, 2018
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C3E Announces Texas A&M Energy Institute Joining Collaborative Effort to Advance Women’s Leadership in Clean Energy
New collaboration with the Texas A&M Energy Institute will broaden the geographic reach and diversity representation of the United States C3E program.
May 9, 2018
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Department of Energy Seeks Information on Small-Scale Modular Coal-Based Power Plants of the Future
The Department of Energy issued a Request for Information (RFI) on the development of small-scale, modular coal-based power plants of the future.
May 8, 2018
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Secretary Perry Announces Up to $78 Million for Bioenergy Research Funding Opportunities
Four funding opportunities support early-stage bioenergy research and development.
May 3, 2018
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Department of Energy to Invest $30 Million in Quantum Science Initiative
Research will help lay the groundwork for future computing.
May 2, 2018
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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $68.5 Million for Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
The Energy Department announced $68.5 million for advanced vehicle technologies supporting affordable mobility, energy security, and economic growth.
May 1, 2018
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ENERGY BLOG

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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It’s Time for the World to Recognize Nuclear as a Clean Energy Source
New global effort will make sure nuclear has a seat at the table during discussions about innovation and future advanced clean energy systems.
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Carbon Capture and the Low-Carbon Economy
Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette on how carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) can help foster a global clean energy economy.
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Undergraduate students get to talk nuclear stockpile with the experts
A group of students recently traveled to NNSA headquarters to talk to experts about science-based stockpile stewardship and nuclear policy 
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Building a More Resilient Grid in Puerto Rico
New data tool will help decision makers determine a set of technology and policy options for Puerto Rico's power system.
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Championing Diversity in STEM
Dr. Steve Younger, Director of Sandia National Laboratories, lays out the reasons STEM is critical to the success of Sandia's mission.
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5 Facts About the Collegiate Wind Competition
Collegiate Wind Competition helps undergraduates learn the real-world skills they need to grow America's energy economy.
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STEM: An Integral Part of Ames Laboratory’s Mission
Director of Ames National Laboratory Dr. Adam Schwartz shares highlights of the STEM outreach programs at his Lab and Iowa State students involved.
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5 Things to Know About National Science Bowl
A few facts about America's top science competitions for middle and high school students.
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Find Your World's Fair Moment
Director Hawryluk of Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory unveils the moment that captured him to pursue a career in STEM.
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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.
May 24, 2018
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Community, Mission, and Challenge: Why Felix Chooses the Department of Energy
Felix Vazquez-Guemarez served as a Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program four times. Now he's with DOE: read his story.
May 24, 2018
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Winning Projects at Brookhaven Lab's 2018 Elementary School Science Fair
Celebrate the winners of the elementary school science fair, hosted by Brookhaven National Laboratory this May.
May 21, 2018
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Undergraduate students get to talk nuclear stockpile with the experts
A group of students recently traveled to NNSA headquarters to talk to experts about science-based stockpile stewardship and nuclear policy 
May 15, 2018
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Alaska: An Energy Frontier