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Department of Energy Announces $80 Million for Innovative Building Technologies and Practices
DOE announced the Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) 2020 Funding Opportunity Announcement.
September 25, 2020
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Department of Energy Announces Release of Annual Technology Commercialization Fund Solicitation
Innovators Encouraged to Partner with National Labs to Drive Technology Commercialization
September 23, 2020
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Energy Department Green Lights Critical Decision 1 for Versatile Test Reactor Project
Versatile Test Reactor project moves to engineering design phase with Critical Decision 1 approval.
September 23, 2020
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Department of Energy Announces $122 Million for Regional Initiative to Produce Rare Earth Elements and Critical Minerals
Department of Energy Announces $122 Million for Regional Initiative to Produce Rare Earth Elements and Critical Minerals
September 22, 2020
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​U.S. Department of Energy Announces Establishment of Office of Arctic Energy
Secretary Brouillette joined Chairman Murkowski in announcing the establishment of the Arctic Energy Office.
September 17, 2020
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DOE Announces $24 Million for Commercial Scaling of Battery and Methane Detection Technologies
This funding is part of the Seeding Critical Advances for Leading Energy technologies with Untapped Potential (SCALEUP) program.
September 16, 2020
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DOE Invests $34 Million to Develop Small-Scale Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Systems
DOE announced the selection of 12 projects to receive federal funding for the Office of Fossil Energy’s SOFC Program.
September 15, 2020
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Deputy Secretary Mark W. Menezes Visits Ames National Laboratory, Argonne National Laboratory, and Southeast Wisconsin
The Deputy Secretary participated in the ribbon cutting for the expansion of Argonne National Laboratory’s Materials Engineering Research Facility.
September 14, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy to Provide $16 Million for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Research
The funding will support predictive modeling and simulation for physical sciences research and “decision support” in managing complex processes.
September 9, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $17 Million for Research at Princeton Laboratory Fusion Facility
The initiative will support experiments, data analysis, and computer modeling and simulation of plasma behavior.
September 8, 2020
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Energy Blog

Michigan is an Incubator of the Trump Administration’s Energy Strategy
Michigan will continue to play a vital role in the strength of our nation’s energy and manufacturing industries.
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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Hydrogen and Fuel Cells?
Hydrogen and fuel cell technologies power cars, buildings and more. But how much do you know about them? Test your knowledge with this quiz!
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Michigan’s Untapped Energy Potential Will Soon Be Unleashed
The Great Lakes State is a key player in the Trump Administration’s energy strategy.
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Celebrating National Small Business Week
Today concludes National Small Business Week as we have celebrated the ingenuity, talent, and determination of America’s entrepreneurs and workers.
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New Report Highlights Nuclear Flexibility in Clean Energy Systems
NICE Future initiative report examines nuclear flexibility and the potential role it can play in clean energy systems.
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Department of Energy and Export-Import Bank Fireside Chat
U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette joins the Export Import (EXIM) Bank’s Annual Conference to deliver remarks and answwer questions.
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Bringing STEM Home
Hear from Under Secretary of Science Paul Dabbar about how this pandemic won't stop us from providing world-class STEM education.
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EM Supports ‘Virtual STEM Camp’ for Ohio Youth
A virtual science, technology, engineering, and math camp supported by a grant from EM was conducted recently.
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Get Inspired This #STEMtember!
Help celebrate STEM this September with EERE.
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DOE Dedicated to Innovating Technology That Keeps our Air, Water, and Land Clean While Providing American Jobs
In recent years, the Department of Energy has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in the innovation needed to capture carbon emissions,
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Media Advisories

InnovationXLab Quantum Information Systems & Technology Summit: Building the Nation’s Quantum Economy
DOE will virtually host the summit to exchange information and ideas between industry, universities, investors, and end-use customers.
September 30, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Travel to Montana
Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will travel to Billings, Montana where he will engage with local officials and energy stakeholders in the state.
September 29, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Travel to Michigan
Secretary Brouillette will highlight U.S. preeminence in science and innovation, and the revitalization of the U.S. automotive industry.
September 28, 2020
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette to Speak at the Shale Insight 2020 Conference
Secretary Brouillette will be joined by other leading energy officials and executives speaking about the positive impacts of natural gas development.
September 24, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Travel to North Carolina
Secretary Brouillette to Travel to North Carolina
September 23, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette to Travel to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Secretary Brouillette will highlight the importance of Appalachian natural gas and innovative technology development in the region.
September 20, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette and National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow Host Natural Gas Summit
The summit will also feature DOE officials, U.S. gas industry leaders, and global liquefied natural gas market representatives.
September 15, 2020
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Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar to Visit Brookhaven National Laboratory with Elected Officials and Science Partners
Under Secretary Dabbar will announce the launch of the project to build an Electron-Ion Collider.
September 15, 2020
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Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar to Join NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine in Tulsa for Space Roundtable
Representatives from the University of Tulsa and Oklahoma State University, and private sector partners in the space industry will also participate.
September 11, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette In Louisiana ***Updated***
Secretary Brouillette will meet with Gov. John Bel Edwards to discuss the long-term impacts of Hurricane Laura on the energy industry in Louisiana.
September 8, 2020
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Recent Speeches

Secretary Brouillette's Remarks to the American Association of Blacks in Energy National Conference
Secretary Dan Brouillette recorded a video greeting to the attendees of the American Association of Blacks in Energy National Conference.
August 20, 2020
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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

More Women @ Energy to Inspire Your STEM Journey
September 11, 2020
Share these new quote images to inspire students to pursue STEM careers.
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A Giant Virtual Science Festival? Coming Right Up!
September 8, 2020
Over 100 virtual presenters, including DOE headquarters and six National Laboratories will be at the free virtual SciFest All Access event.
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Bringing STEM Home
September 3, 2020
Hear from Under Secretary of Science Paul Dabbar about how this pandemic won't stop us from providing world-class STEM education.
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Request for Proposals Released for 2022 U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition
September 2, 2020
Applications for CWC 2022 are being accepted now through December 8, 2020.
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