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Secretary Brouillette Announces ARIES — a Visionary Energy Research Platform
Secretary Brouillette announced the launch of the Advanced Research on Integrated Energy Systems platform at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
August 12, 2020
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Department of Energy Announces $8.5 Million for FAIR Data to Advance Artificial Intelligence for Science
Projects will Advance Artificial Intelligence through Greater Data Access
August 10, 2020
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JUMP into STEM Launches Three New Challenges for Building Energy Efficiency
DOE’s online building energy-efficiency competition is entering its third year with three new concurrent challenges.
August 6, 2020
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Department of Energy Announces $33 Million for Natural Gas Pipeline Retrofitting Projects
DOE announced $33 million in funding for 10 projects as part of the Rapid Encapsulation of Pipelines Avoiding Intensive Replacement (REPAIR) program.
August 6, 2020
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Mark W. Menezes Confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be Deputy Secretary of Energy
Today, in a bipartisan vote of 79-16, the United States Senate confirmed Mark W. Menezes to be the Deputy Secretary of Energy.
August 4, 2020
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Department of Energy to Provide $57.5 Million for Science Computing Teams
Program Will Enable Scientists to Harness DOE Supercomputers for Scientific Discovery
August 4, 2020
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Department of Energy Announces $21 Million for Fusion Energy Instrumentation
Effort to Support Major Fusion Facility at DOE Princeton Laboratory
August 3, 2020
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Department of Energy Announces $97 Million for Bioenergy Research and Development
DOE announces $97 million in funding for 33 projects that will support high-impact technology research and development to accelerate the bioeconomy.
July 31, 2020
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Trump Administration Releases Policy Extending LNG Export Term to 2050
President Trump announced the Department of Energy is issuing a final policy statement about liquefied natural gas exports.
July 29, 2020
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Department of Energy Selects 5 Projects to Receive up to $28 Million for Geothermal Energy Research
DOE announces five projects will receive up to $28 million to promote the advancement of the next generation of geothermal energy technologies.
July 29, 2020
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Energy Blog

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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Colorful Colorado Keeps America’s Energy Efficiency Robust, Vibrant, and Innovative
The post-pandemic come-back will be powered by American energy, and NREL will lead the way.
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Community, Science, and Your Neighbor - the U.S. Department of Energy
Dr. Chris Fall, Director of the Office of Science, and Sir Steven Cowley, Director of PPPL, hosted a conversation about science and the community.
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American Ingenuity Will Solve the Global Plastics Pollution Problem
While the global plastic waste problem is not an American creation, American ingenuity will be the solution.
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Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generators, Plutonium-238, and SuperCams, Oh My!
America’s pioneering spirit will propel us to new heights of Mars and beyond and DOE's national labs will continue to play a crucial part!
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Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Fueled by DOE National Labs
NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover is first rover in more than 30 years to use plutonium created by DOE national labs.
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The Quantum Internet of the Future is Here
The Department of Energy announced America’s Blueprint for the Quantum Internet.
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How STEM Drives Business – and Our Futures
Secretary Brouillette discussed STEM with top corporate executives at the Ohio Business Roundtable.
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Secretary Brouillette Addresses U.S.-India SEP Ministerial
The United States and India share a bedrock belief that there is no distinction between “good” and “bad” energy.
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DOE’s 50001 Ready Supports Energy Efficiency in the Automotive Industry
General Motors has attained the U.S. Department of Energy’s 50001 Ready status at twenty five of its U.S.-based plants.
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Media Advisories

Deputy Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes to Visit Site of Proposed Ohio Petrochemical Complex Project in Eastern Ohio
Deputy Secretary Menezes will tour the proposed project, meet with state and local officials, members of the community, and industry stakeholders.
August 11, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Travel to Hanford Site and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
The Secretary will tour the Hanford Site and participate in a dedication at PNNL.
August 11, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Travel to Colorado
Secretary Brouillette will tour the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado with state and local officials.
August 10, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette Holds Virtual Secretary Of Energy Advisory Board Meeting
Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will hold a virtual meeting of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB)
July 27, 2020
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Secretary Dan Brouillette and Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar to Make Quantum Announcement at the University of Chicago
The event will announce a new national initiative that will accelerate research in quantum science and technology.
July 23, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Helping to Drive Innovation in State of Michigan
Secretary Brouillette met with industry leaders to discuss DOE’s commitment to electric vehicles, battery storage, and American manufacturing
July 17, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Travel to Detroit, Michigan
U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will travel to General Motor’s Estes Battery Lab and Design Center in Warren, Michigan.
July 14, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Provide Remarks at IEA Clean Energy Transitions Summit
U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will participate in the International Energy Agency’s Virtual Clean Energy Transitions Summit
July 8, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Travel to Texas
Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will travel to Texas to meet with energy stakeholders and discuss the current state of energy markets.
July 7, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Make LNG Announcement
Secretary Dan Brouillette will host a virtual signing ceremony to authorize the export of LNG from a new, historic energy infrastructure facility.
July 6, 2020
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Recent Speeches

Remarks as Prepared for Secretary Brouillette at the IEA Big Ideas Conference
Remarks as Prepared for Secretary Brouillette at the National Space Council
June 16, 2020
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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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Mars 2020, Part 2: SuperCam Does It All

Developed by Los Alamos National Lab, SuperCam is the scientific “Swiss Army Knife” for NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover. In this episode, we hear from the SuperCam team what it's like shooting rocks with lasers, and how it could help us find life on Mars. 

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#STEMRising

Community, Science, and Your Neighbor - the U.S. Department of Energy
August 11, 2020
Dr. Chris Fall, Director of the Office of Science, and Sir Steven Cowley, Director of PPPL, hosted a conversation about science and the community.
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Science Teacher Training Program Revamped for Remote Learning at Jefferson Lab
August 7, 2020
The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is now accepting applications for its 2020-21 science enrichment program for science teachers.
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Encouraging Young Edisons: Invention Convention Gets Support From Idaho National Laboratory
August 7, 2020
Idaho National Laboratory supported 45 students participating in the Invention Convention, which was held virtually July 2.
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JUMP into STEM Launches Three New Challenges for Building Energy Efficiency
August 6, 2020
DOE’s online building energy-efficiency competition is entering its third year with three new concurrent challenges.
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Plastics Innovation Challenge
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Served and still serving. Learn how veterans are making a difference at the Energy Department.
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