May 19, 2021

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DOE Announces $40 Million to Reduce Fuel Waste From Advanced Nuclear Reactors

ARPA-E program will fund projects aiming for tenfold reduction in spent nuclear fuel, minimizing the need for disposal sites.

May 17, 2021

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Secretary Granholm Unveils National Actions to Increase Energy Efficiency for Homes and Buildings and Save Costs for Consumers

DOE makes majors steps toward reducing the carbon footprint of buildings, which use 40% of the nation’s energy; invests $30 million in new workforce training initiatives.

May 17, 2021

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DOE's Better Buildings Initiative Saves $13.5 Billion in Energy Costs

New report highlights 12 organizations achieving bold energy, water, and financing goals; DOE launches new $12 million Lighting Prize.

May 14, 2021

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DOE Invests $35 Million to Dramatically Reduce Carbon Footprint of Biofuel Production

15 new research projects will seek improvements to biofuel manufacturing that maximize production while reducing CO2 emissions waste.

October 20, 2020

U.S. Department of Energy to Hold Sixth CyberForce Competition™

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced its sixth CyberForce Competition™ will take place on November 14, 2020. The event will be held virtually.

October 20, 2020

Department of Energy and NASA Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Furthering the longstanding partnership that has enabled 50 years of notable space exploration.

October 19, 2020

U.S. Department of Energy Issues Phase II of Small Business Research and Technology Transfer Funding Opportunity Announcement

The Fiscal Year 2021 Funding Opportunity Announcement has approximately $105 million in available funding.

September 15, 2020

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 14, 2020

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.

August 6, 2020

Department of Energy Announces $33 Million for Natural Gas Pipeline Retrofitting Projects

DOE announced $33 million in funding for 10 projects as part of the Rapid Encapsulation of Pipelines Avoiding Intensive Replacement (REPAIR) program.