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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

DOE Announces $47 Million for Flexible Building Technologies, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), and Solid-State Lighting
Integration of more flexible and even dispatchable loads through building automation can optimize energy use leading to decreased energy costs.
April 23, 2019
Department of Energy Announces $20 Million for Artificial Intelligence Research
Research aims at improving A.I. as a tool of grid resiliency and science.
April 17, 2019
Department of Energy Announces $39 Million for Oil and Natural Gas R&D Projects
Projects aim to improve oil and natural gas technologies.
April 16, 2019
Department of Energy Announces $95 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants
86 grants will support scientific innovation.
April 15, 2019