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Department of Energy Selects National Alliance for Water Innovation to Lead Energy-Water Desalination Hub
Hub will focus on early-stage research and development (R&D) for energy-efficient and cost-competitive desalination technologies.
September 23, 2019
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Secretary Perry Announces Members of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board and Meeting
New members of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board have been named.
September 23, 2019
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Bilateral Meeting with Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes and UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment H.E. Thani Alzeyoudi
The two officials discussed UAE’s research and deployment efforts in renewable energy, desalination technology, and more.
September 20, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy Invests $56 Million in Coal Technology Projects
The projects further this Administration’s commitment to strengthening clean coal technologies.
September 20, 2019
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Assistant Secretary Walker on Regulatory Reforms to Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act
Assistant Secretary Bruce J. Walker, Office of Electricity. makes statement on new regulatory reforms.
September 19, 2019
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DOE Responds to Drone Attack in Saudi Arabia
Energy Department statement on the situation in Saudi Arabia.
September 14, 2019
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What They Are Saying: Support For DOE’s New Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office
Reaction from last week's announcement about the Energy Department's New Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office.
September 13, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $110M for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage
Funding opportunity announcements further the Administration’s commitment to strengthening coal while protecting the environment.
September 13, 2019
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U.S. and Egypt Launch Strategic Energy Dialogue
New effort will facilitate closer government and private sector cooperation on energy between the United States and Egypt.
September 12, 2019
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ENERGY BLOG

Nuclear power pack: 3 Can’t miss STEM resources on nuclear energy
From interactive games to excellent lessons plans, here are 3 engaging STEM resources that will power up inquisitive minds with nuclear energy facts.
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The U.S. Department of Energy Releases Request for Proposal for Collegiate Wind Competition 2021 Applicants
Are you ready to see what it takes for a career in wind energy? The application process is officially open for the Collegiate Wind Competition 2021.
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US Department of Energy Announces $4 Million Funding Opportunity for the Minority Education, Workforce, and Training (MEWT) Program
The MEWT Program is designed to increase engagement and capabilities of underserved communities within STEM and energy fields.
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DOE Offices Partner With Nonprofit to Advance STEM in Indian Country
The past, present, and future came together when Shoshone-Bannock Tribes member Talia Martin explained the history.
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Small Businesses Take Part in Oak Ridge Diversity Summit
Oak Ridge environmental cleanup contractor UCOR brought together leaders from three global companies this month
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CWC Chico State Team Stands Strong as California Wildfire Closes Campus
Following the 2018 Camp Fire, students and faculty from California State University – Chico faced barriers unlike any other school.
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A Sneak Peek of Tomorrow’s A.I. Technologies
To unleash the power of A.I., scientists and engineers need to find ways to redesign computers and memory so machines can learn better and faster.
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CANDLE Illuminates New Pathways in Fight Against Cancer
CANcer Distributed Learning Environment is cross-cutting initiative of the Joint Design of Advanced Computing Solutions for Cancer.
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Paducah Site Visit Impresses Boys and Girls Club Members
Young people from the Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club of Paducah participated in science, technology, engineering, and math activities.
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Hanford Contractor Inspires Workforce of Future Through STEM Education
Employees from EM Richland Operations Office contractor Mission Support Alliance (MSA) volunteer at local schools.
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Media Advisories

Secretary Perry to Represent the United States at the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference (IAEA)
Secretary will engage with his counterparts and industry stakeholders on both civil nuclear and nonproliferation issues.
September 13, 2019
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Secretary Perry and IEA Director Fatih Birol to Brief Press at the Department of Energy
Following the briefing, and a presentation by Dr. Birol, they will take questions.
September 12, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Give Keynote Address at Veterans in Energy Forum and Deliver Closing Keynote Remarks at Energy Exports Week Event
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will give the keynote address and participate in a Q&A with veterans at the 2019 Veterans in Energy Forum.
September 10, 2019
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios to Talk Artificial Intelligence
Officials will discuss the Trump Administration’s AI Strategy and DOE's efforts Department of Energy to ensure America remains an AI world leader.
September 5, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Visit Poland
Secretary Perry travels to Warsaw, Poland, for a series of events to discuss regional energy issues.
August 30, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Sign MOU With The Weill Family Foundation and Participate In AI Roundtable Discussion
Officials from government, private sector and academic communities will discuss the importance of American leadership in Artificial Intelligence.
August 22, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Keynote Global Energy Institute Energy Innovates Summit
Secretary Perry will discuss how innovation has fueled America’s energy independence.
July 30, 2019
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Under Secretary Dabbar To Participate in National Lab Day on the Hill Event
This year’s event is focused on the grid of the future and the exhibition will feature researchers from all 17 National Labs.
July 23, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Visit Israel and Egypt
Secretary Perry will be visiting Israel and Egypt to discuss regional energy security issues with government officials and energy stakeholders.
July 18, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Address USEA Advanced Energy Technology Forum
Event will bring together U.S. and international leaders from government and private industry to explore technological innovation.
July 16, 2019
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Recent Speeches

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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Direct Current Podcast: Powering Missions to the Moon, Mars, and Beyond

Learn about the miniature nuclear reactor that could provide electricity to future crewed space missions.

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#STEMRising

Eureka! Apply by September 30 for This Inquiry-Based Lesson Plan Competition
September 23, 2019
Apply by September 30 for this exciting lesson plan competition from ORISE.
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Celebrate Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day with the Energy Department
September 23, 2019
Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day will take place on October 8, 2019. Join us to raise awareness and celebrate advances in hydrogen & fuel cells.
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Two Students Awarded DOE Graduate Student Research Fellowships
September 20, 2019
Two students received the prestigious Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research fellowships to conduct research at Fermilab.
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STEM Prep Students Get Hands-On Experience at Brookhaven Lab, Again
September 20, 2019
Five local high school students are part of Brookhaven National Laboratory's Prep Scholar Program, a new phase of Brookhaven’s STEM Prep Summit.
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Veterans@Energy
Served and still serving. Learn how veterans are making a difference at the Energy Department.
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