Energy News

DOE AND NNSA Celebrate W76-1 Life Extension Program
Two decades of collaboration leads to successfully extending the life of the W76 warhead for the U.S. Navy under budget and ahead of schedule.
January 23, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $38 Million for Improving Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants
Projects aim to improve the overall performance, reliability, and flexibility of the nation’s existing coal-fired power plant fleet.
January 23, 2019
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DOE to Host Second Innovation XLab Showcase
This XLab is focused on Grid Modernization Technology and will be held in Seattle, Washington.
January 18, 2019
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Energy Department Announces Battery Recycling Prize and Battery Recycling R&D Center
Efforts aim to reclaim and recycle critical materials from lithium-based battery technology used in consumer electronics, defense, and more.
January 17, 2019
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Department of Energy to Provide $45 Million for Chemical and Materials Research in Quantum Information Science
Field will shape future of information processing and sensors.
January 16, 2019
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US Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette Meets in Jerusalem with Israel’s Minister of Energy Dr. Yuval Steinitz
Deputy Secretary of Energy Brouillette expresses support for Israel’s efforts to develop the rich natural gas resources of the eastern Mediterranean.
January 16, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette meets with Qatar Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad Al-Kaabi
Deputy Secretary Brouillette meets with Qatar Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad Al-Kaabi
January 14, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Attends Second Qatar-U.S. Strategic Dialogue
Dialogue furthers the U.S.-Qatari strategic partnership and is important to reaffirm both countries’ joint commitment to shared objectives.
January 13, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $88 Million for Oil and Natural Gas Recovery Research
Two new funding opportunity announcements to support projects that enhance technologies for oil and natural gas recovery.
January 10, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces Early Career Research Program for FY 2019
Awards will support university and National Laboratory scientists.
January 9, 2019
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ENERGY BLOG

Graduate Fellow Feature: Sarah Pevey
NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program participants like Sarah Pevey have a unique opportunity within the the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
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9 Energy Data Tools You Can Use in 2019
The Energy Department has resources to help consumers understand the role energy plays in their daily lives and how they can manage it.
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Graduate Fellow Feature: Dr. Karen Ventura
Dr. Karen Ventura is part of the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
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DOE hosts a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Learn, Ride & Drive to Commemorate Veterans Month
Representatives of the EnergyVets Resource Group at DOE were able learn more about how fuel cell cars work and hear about the potential of hydrogen.
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Graduate Fellow Feature: Matthew Tweardy
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program is a great opportunity for recent graduates like Matthew Tweardy to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
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Paducah Site Workers Educate Girls About STEM Careers
More than 120 students recently took part in an interactive learning space hosted by EM’s PPPO deactivation and remediation contractor.
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Academic consortium takes learning about nuclear science on the road
The Nuclear Science and Security Consortium -- a consortium of eight universities -- took their mission on the road to reach a broader audience.
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AABE Hackathon Explores the African-American Experience of Energy Issues
The AABE hackathon on November 16 and 17 focused on the African American experience of energy issues.
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Nevada National Security Site finishes solar array and begins era of net-zero energy buildings
The Nevada National Security Site inaugurated the Mercury Solar Project last month, moving further down the path of sustainability.
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Exciting Students about Computing
Energy Department labs promote computer literacy as White House issues new STEM plan.
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Media Advisories

Secretary Perry and Administrator Gordon-Hagerty to Give Remarks at Pantex
Event will mark the completion of the Program of Record for the W76-1 Life Extension Program.
January 22, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Speak at American Energy Innovation Council and Bipartisan Policy Center
Secretary Perry will discuss the importance of federal investments in energy research and development.
January 15, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Speak at National Petroleum Council Meeting
Secretary Perry will discuss the importance of the recent record-breaking U.S. oil and gas production, energy infrastructure development, and more.
December 3, 2018
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Secretary Perry To Keynote Future of Electricity Forum
Secretary Perry will discuss the current power system in the United States.
November 28, 2018
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Secretary Perry Travels To Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, and Czech Republic
Secretary Perry will travel to Poland, Ukraine, Hungary and Czech Republic to build on efforts to elevate American energy partnerships in the region.
November 2, 2018
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Secretary Perry Travels to Norfolk, Virginia
Secretary will tour the USS John Warner at Naval Station Norfolk and provide remarks at the Virginia Energy and National Security Forum.
November 1, 2018
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Secretary Perry To Visit Brookhaven National Laboratory
Secretary Perry will tour the facility and provide remarks at an all-hands meeting with employees.
October 25, 2018
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Secretary Perry To Address American Water Summit 2018 and Holtec Manufacturing Facility
Event brings together water industry leaders to discuss innovation and investment in the water sector.
October 24, 2018
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Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette Travels To Japan
Deputy Secretary will provide a keynote speech discussing the bright future for U.S. LNG and energy cooperation in Asia and abroad.
October 19, 2018
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Secretary Perry To Attend Eagle Ford Shale Anniversary
The event which will feature over 350 attendees will be held at the historic Hangar 9 at Brooks.
October 17, 2018
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#STEMRising

Graduate Fellow Feature: Sarah Pevey
January 16, 2019
NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program participants like Sarah Pevey have a unique opportunity within the the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
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Meet Raffaele Miceli: Using Math and Physics to Build Visualizations for Discovery Science
January 14, 2019
Internships in physics and computation helped him bring data to life and explore how quantum computing can accelerate the study of existing theories.
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Students Nationwide to Compete in 29th Department of Energy National Science Bowl®
January 10, 2019
The NSB draws more than 14,000 middle- and high-school competitors. The competitions have started with 47 middle-and 64 high-school regional events.
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Meet Catherine Trewhella: Mapping Terrestrial Analogs for Martian Samples
January 9, 2019
Internships at Brookhaven's National Synchrotron Light Source II helped turn her love for rocks into serious study.
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17 National Labs: Changing the World We Live In
Learn how the Energy Department’s National Laboratories are changing the world we live in.