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U.S. Department of Energy and Intel to Build First Exascale Supercomputer
The Argonne National Laboratory supercomputer will enable high performance computing and artificial intelligence at exascale by 2021.
March 18, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Meets With Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania Energy Officials
The Ministers discussed a wide array of expanded energy cooperation between the three Baltic States and the United States.
March 15, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $30 Million for Front-End Engineering Design Studies for Carbon Capture Systems
Projects will support studies for CO2 systems on both coal and natural gas power plants.
March 14, 2019
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President Trump Releases FY 2020 Budget Request
Budget Request supports America’s continued rise as an energy independent nation, and advances U.S. national security and economic growth.
March 11, 2019
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DOE Makes Up To $17 Million Available for Energy Infrastructure Deployment on Tribal Lands
Funding will support tribes interested in harnessing their vast undeveloped energy resources.
March 11, 2019
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Department of Energy to Provide $30 Million for Fusion Research on International Facilities
Research to take advantage of capabilities available abroad.
March 8, 2019
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DOE Announces $100 Million in Small Business Innovation and Technology Funding
Eligible small businesses that have previously received Phase I grants will be able to complete for Phase II grants with a duration of up to 2 years.
March 6, 2019
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OSTP Leads Implementation of the National Quantum Initiative Act
White House chartered the National Quantum Coordination Office, which will work with Federal agencies in developing and maintaining quantum programs.
March 5, 2019
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Department of Energy Authorizes LNG Exports from Venture Global Calcasieu Pass Project
Under the order, Venture Global Calcasieu Pass will be able to export up to 1.7 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas as LNG.
March 5, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $31 Million in Funding To Advance H2@Scale
The focus of H2@Scale is to enable affordable and reliable large-scale hydrogen generation, transport, storage, and utilization in the United States.
March 4, 2019
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ENERGY BLOG

8 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day
Today is International Women’s Day, a worldwide celebration about the incredible contributions to society women have made throughout history.
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DOE: There's a definite need for a fast test reactor
Having a fast test reactor will drastically speed up the time it takes to test, develop and qualify advanced reactor technologies.
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Black History Month: 5 Facts About Dr. William Jacob Knox Jr.
Dr. William Jacob Knox Jr. broke barriers his entire life and was the first black supervisor in the Manhattan Project.
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800 People Attend DOE-Supported STEM Night at Oak Ridge School
Nearly 20 employees from DOE’s offices of EM and Science supported a local middle school’s first STEM night, which attracted more than 800 students.
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High Schoolers Kick Off Environmental Project at Portsmouth Site
high school students recently toured EM’s former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant as part of an annual educational outreach with Ohio University.
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SRNS Explores Expanding University Recruitment
EM’s cleanup contractor at the Savannah River Site is benefiting from a new recruitment strategy to fill much-needed positions in industrial health.
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Students Celebrate Science With Help From SRNS Employees
Scientists and engineers with EM's cleanup contractor at the Savannah River Site piqued the curiosity of students during the “Science Enrichment day."
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Kimberly Harper Receives MLK Spirit Award for Raising Up Young Women
Working in a STEM field for almost twenty-five years has provided Harper with a personal perspective about the need to increase STEM literacy.
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Black History Month: 5 Facts About Dr. Samuel P. Massie
Dr. Samuel P. Massie worked at Ames National Lab during the Manhattan Project and became the first black professor to teach at the Naval Academy.
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Students Explore Career Options While Shadowing Savannah River Site Employees
Area high school students experienced how classroom education intersects with the working world during a day of job shadowing at the Savannah Site.
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Media Advisories

Under Secretary Dabbar to Visit Fermi National Lab
U.S. Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar will be at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory for the PIP-II Groundbreaking Ceremony.
March 14, 2019
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DOE at CERAWeek and Partnership for Transatlantic Energy Cooperation Ministerial
Leadership will participate in the following press engagements and meetings at CERAWeek by IHS Markit and the Partnership for Transatlantic Energy.
March 13, 2019
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Department of Energy at CERAWeek: Day Three
On Wednesday, Energy Department leadership will participate in the following press engagements and bilateral meetings at CERAWeek.
March 12, 2019
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Secretary Perry at CERAWeek: Day Two
On Tuesday, March 12th, Secretary Perry will participate in the following press engagements and bilateral meetings at CERAWeek.
March 11, 2019
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Secretary Perry at CERAWeek: Day One
Secretary Perry will participate in the following strategic energy dialogue and bilateral meetings on the sidelines of CERAWeek by IHS Markit.
March 8, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Give Remarks Before the Latino Coalition
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will speak before The Latino Coalition’s Legislative Summit on Wednesday, March 6.
March 5, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Hold SEAB Meeting
Secretary Perry will welcome his members of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) to convene for their first meeting.
February 27, 2019
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Secretary Perry and Secretary Chao to Participate in CPAC Discussion
Secretaries will discuss the Administration’s progress in reducing regulations, rebuilding and revitalizing the Nation's infrastructure, and more.
February 27, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Hold a Joint Press Conference With IEA Executive Director Dr. Fatih Birol
Event will include an update on Global Energy Markets and discussion on the success and future of American energy.
February 26, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Attend World Government Summit in UAE
Secretary Perry will also hold bilateral meetings with energy leaders and government officials in the region.
February 8, 2019
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#STEMRising

Attention Students: Artificial Intelligence Summer Institute Applications Open Now
March 18, 2019
At Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL) Artificial Intelligence Summer Institute, students and graduates get ten weeks of AI learning.
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Highlighting STEM Opportunities for Girls
March 12, 2019
Conference at Los Alamos National Laboratory includes workshops and careers fair.
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8 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day
March 8, 2019
Today is International Women’s Day, a worldwide celebration about the incredible contributions to society women have made throughout history.
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$5 Million in Scholarships Awarded to Future Nuclear Scientists and Engineers
March 4, 2019
Awards include 45 scholarships and 33 fellowships for students at U.S. colleges and universities.
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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.