Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs

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To promote the Secretary's, Department's, and Administration's policies, legislative initiatives and budget requests; manage and oversee engagement activities.

Blog

Unleashing A World of Quantum Opportunities
Working with our interagency partners, the Energy Department is striving to advance quantum computing, next frontier in the Information Age.
November 8, 2018
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Foreword: Global Energy Institute’s International Index of Energy Security Risk
This year’s International Index shows the U.S. was in 2016 the second-most energy secure country of the 25 large energy consuming countries.
June 21, 2018
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GridEx IV: Government and Industry Exercise Together to Improve the Response to Grid Security Emergencies
Grid Security Exercise – known as GridEx – is designed to test the electricity sector’s ability to respond to grid security emergencies.
November 21, 2017
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U.S. Energy Policy Will Drive Jobs, Clean Energy
Secretary Perry writes an op-ed about exiting the Paris Accord, while still advancing American energy policy.
June 7, 2017
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DOE and VA Team Up to Improve Healthcare for Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Energy are partnering to transform health care delivery for Veterans.
May 18, 2017
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Soaking Up an Oil Spill
Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory invent new foam that adsorbs oil from water, is reusable, and pulls dispersed oil from the water.
March 7, 2017
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3 Can’t-Miss Technologies at the 2017 ARPA-E Summit
Check out a few of the nearly 300 fascinating technologies on display at the 2017 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, Feb. 27-March 1 at National Harbor.
February 22, 2017
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News

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
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
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
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