Energy News

Department of Energy Announces $120 Million for Battery Innovation Hub
Argonne’s Joint Center for Energy Storage Research renewed for five years.
September 18, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces New Projects to Extend Grid Energy Storage
ARPA-E awards $28 million toward development of long-duration energy storage technologies.
September 18, 2018
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U.S. Department of Energy Responds to Florence and Tropical Storms
The Energy Department's Energy Response Center is fully activated and DOE ESF-12 responders have deployed to FEMA coordination centers.
September 14, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Meets With Dr. Alexey Likhachev, CEO of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM
Secretary Perry and Ambassador Jon Huntsman met with Dr. Alexey Likhachev, CEO of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM.
September 14, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Meets With Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Anton Siluanov
Conversation focused on challenges of the bilateral relationship while recognizing the importance of communicating on energy issues.
September 13, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Meets With Russian Minister of Energy, Alexander Novak
Two leaders discussed ways in which America and Russia n work together can work together to ensure world energy market stability and transparency.
September 13, 2018
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U.S. Becomes World’s Largest Crude Oil Producer and Department of Energy Authorizes Short Term Natural Gas Exports
In June and August, the United States surpassed Russia in crude oil production for the first time since February 1999.
September 13, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces New Funding Opportunity for Next-Generation DC Circuit Breakers
Projects will develop designs for medium voltage, direct current (MVDC) circuit breakers for a variety of applications.
September 12, 2018
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Secretary Perry Meets with Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The two energy leaders discussed a wide array of issues, including the potential for U.S.-Saudi civil nuclear engagement.
September 10, 2018
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Samuel W. Bodman, 11th Secretary of Energy, Passes Away
Statement from Secretary Perry on the passing of Samuel W. Bodman.
September 7, 2018
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ENERGY BLOG

Then and Now: Computing Power
From punchcards to supercomputers and HPC, computing has come a long way.
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Defining STEM Pathways for Young Female Students
Brookhaven Lab partners with Girls, Inc., a nonprofit organization for young women.
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Summer computational modeling workshop enriches minority students’ education
Prairie View A&M and Tennessee State University students spent two weeks exploring the digital world while learning from National Labs scientists.
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Interns make a big difference with some very small creations at PNNL
PNNL turned to teams of Washington State University engineering and materials science students to design and fabricate safeguards equipment.
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Top 9 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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Quiz: Test Your Wind Energy IQ
How much do you know about wind energy? Test your knowledge with our wind power quiz!
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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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It’s a Breeze to Teach Wind Energy with these STEM Resources
In celebration of American Wind Week, here’s a look at resources the Energy Department has on offer to learn about wind energy and careers.
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A Note of Appreciation: WAPA’s Crews Work Round the Clock to Restore Power Following the Carr Fire in California
WAPA’s Crews Work Round the Clock to Restore Power Following the Carr Fire in California
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Media Advisories

Deputy Secretary Brouillette to Travel to Berlin, Germany
Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will travel to Berlin, Germany where he will promote U.S. energy resources and bilateral cooperation.
September 10, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to Russia, Austria, and Romania
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Russia, Austria, and Romania for high-level discussions with energy leaders across Europe.
September 10, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to Mexico City for First Global Challenge
Secretary will also meet with Mexican government officials to discuss the continuity of strong bilateral energy partnership.
August 14, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Secretary will tour the Energy Systems Integration Facility and the Science and Technology Facility with Senator Cory Gardner.
August 13, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to North Dakota
Secretary Perry will travel to North Dakota to tour North American Coal’s Falkirk Mine and Great River Energy’s Coal Creek Station.
August 10, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Visit Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
Secretary Perry will tour the facility and participate in an all-hands meeting where he will provide remarks and answer questions from employees.
August 7, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to Maryland for Debut of Cove Point LNG Export Facility
Secretary Perry will tour the facility, provide remarks, and participate in the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
July 24, 2018
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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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#STEMRising

Defining STEM Pathways for Young Female Students
Brookhaven Lab partners with Girls, Inc., a nonprofit organization for young women.
September 12, 2018
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Summer computational modeling workshop enriches minority students’ education
Prairie View A&M and Tennessee State University students spent two weeks exploring the digital world while learning from National Labs scientists.
September 10, 2018
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Women in STEM Posters for Classrooms: Series 2
Download the inspiring poster series for women in STEM for your home, classroom, or office today.
September 7, 2018
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Writing Code for a More Skilled and Diverse STEM Workforce
Twenty STEM undergraduates came to Brookhaven Lab this summer for a new workshop to develop their scientific computing skills.
September 6, 2018
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Alaska: An Energy Frontier