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Readout of Mark W. Menezes Visit to the Appalachian Region
Under Secretary Menezes visited Pennsylvania to discuss energy opportunities for economic and infrastructure development.
May 17, 2019
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Readout of Secretary Perry’s Visit to Bogota, Colombia
Secretary Perry addressed the Summit about the desire of the Trump Administration to expand energy partnerships.
May 13, 2019
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Statement from the DOE Press Secretary
Press Secretary releases the following statement in response to reports of efforts to disrupt oil shipping.
May 13, 2019
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Statement from Secretary Perry on NNSS Visit
Secretary Perry and Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty visit Nevada National Security Site in North Las Vegas.
May 11, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $8 Million in Funding for Energy System Resilience
The Energy Department announced $8 million for innovative approaches to enhance the reliability and resilience of the nation’s energy infrastructure.
May 9, 2019
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DOE National Labs Partner with ExxonMobil for $100 Million in Joint Research
Ten-year agreement between National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Energy Technology Laboratory, and ExxonMobil will bring lower-emissions tech
May 8, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $89 Million for Innovative Manufacturing Technologies
Funding Opportunity Announcement tackles key Departmental priorities such as domestic manufacturing for energy storage.
May 7, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy and Cray to Deliver Record-Setting Frontier Supercomputer at ORNL
Exascale system expected to be world’s most powerful computer for science and innovation.
May 7, 2019
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DOE Announces $33.5 Million for Energy Efficient, Advanced Building Construction Technologies & Practices
Funding Opportunity Announcement aims to develop deep energy retrofit and new construction technologies.
May 3, 2019
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DOE Announces $79 Million for Bioenergy Research and Development
Funding supports DOE’s goal of providing consumers and businesses with a range of domestic energy options that are affordable, reliable, and secure.
May 3, 2019
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Recent Speeches

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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ENERGY BLOG

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: 10 Questions for James Thompson
James P. Thompson is an Administrative Judge for the Office of Hearings and Appeals.
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INTERACTIVE MAP: U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas Exports Breaking Records
The U.S. is now a net exporter of both natural gas and Liquefied Natural Gas, sending shipments to dozens of countries around the world.
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Developing AI for Precision Drug Therapy in Fight Against Cancer
The Energy Department and National Cancer Institute are building tools that will improve the screening process for new cancer drugs.
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NNSA initiative is building a diverse STEM workforce for the future
The Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program is one way NNSA builds an inclusive, engaged, and highly technical workforce in the STEM fields.
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5 Things to Know About the National Science Bowl
A few facts about America's top science competitions for middle and high school students.
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Wounded Veterans, Mobility Impaired Hunters Take Part in SRS Turkey Hunt
The Savannah River Site recently hosted the Annual Ultimate Turkey Hunt for wounded military veterans and mobility impaired hunters.
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Military Program Honors Hanford Supervisor for Supporting Citizen Soldier
A U.S. Department of Defense program recently honored a Hanford Site supervisor.
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Keeping the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure Secure and Resilient Requires a Strong STEM Workforce
Bruce Walker, Assistant Secretary of the Office of Electricity, lays out why STEM is invaluable to their mission.
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Students Visit Hanford Mock-up to Learn About STEM Career Opportunities
Local high school students recently visited a high-tech mock-up at the Hanford Site to learn about science, technology, engineering and math careers.
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More Than 3,500 Students Explore Engineering With WIPP Workers
Employees of Nuclear Waste Partnership recently participated in Engineers Week events, providing presentations to over 3,500 students.
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Media Advisories

Under Secretary Menezes to Visit Pennsylvania
Menezes will discuss opportunities for economic development in the Appalachian region and utilization of the region’s vast energy resources.
May 14, 2019
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Under Secretary Menezes to Speak At DOE Cyber Conference
Under Secretary Menezes will provide the keynote address at the 2019 DOE Cyber Conference held in Denver, Colorado.
May 13, 2019
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Secretary Perry Attends 2019 Concordia Americas Summit
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Bogotá, Colombia to participate in the 2019 Concordia Americas Summit.
May 10, 2019
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Secretary Perry Participates in Third Innovation XLab at Oak Ridge National Lab
Secretary Perry will provide remarks, tour the innovative XLab exhibits, and have a brief media availability.
May 3, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Travel to Brussels, Belgium
Secretary Perry will participate in the 1st U.S.-EU Energy Council High-Level Business to Business Forum.
April 29, 2019
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Department of Energy at EarthX Dallas
Secretary Perry will provide keynote remarks at the EarthX Banquet.
April 23, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette to Participate in Brazos Island Harbor Signing Ceremony
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette will travel to Brownsville, Texas for the event.
April 22, 2019
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Secretary Perry Visits Kentucky
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry travels to Kentucky to meet with Governor Matt Bevin and State Legislators to discuss energy issues.
April 22, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Participate in Discussion on Powering the Grid
Secretary Rick Perry will participate in a keynote conversation with RealClearPolitics Washington Bureau Chief Carl Cannon.
March 28, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Give Remarks at Global Innovation Reception
Secretary Perry will give remarks at the Global Innovation Reception alongside FIRST Global to celebrate the 2019 FIRST Global Robotics Challenge.
March 26, 2019
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#STEMRising

We’re Ready: Preparing and Inspiring the Next Generation of Top Cybersecurity Talent
May 14, 2019
The U.S. Department of Energy is making critical inroads into inspiring and equipping students to join our top cybersecurity talent.
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From 'Spaghetti Strength' to 'Race to the Future Hydrogen Fuel Cell': Winning Projects at Brookhaven's 2019 Elementary School Science Fair
May 13, 2019
More than 440 science projects from 100 Suffolk County elementary schools were entered the 2019 Elementary School Science Fair.
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ORISE report shows number of nuclear engineering doctoral degrees spike to highest level in 52 years
May 7, 2019
The number of nuclear engineering doctorate degrees awarded in 2018 reached the highest level recorded since 1966.
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New Mexico MS and HS Students: Register Now for Your Free Summer Science Sessions
May 7, 2019
Hey rising 6th – 12th graders in New Mexico! Registration is open now for Sandia National Laboratories Hands-On Minds-On Summer Science Program.
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The New American Energy Era
How innovation is ushering in a new era of American energy.