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.


U.S. Department of Energy Announces $110M for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage
Funding opportunity announcements further the Administration’s commitment to strengthening coal while protecting the environment.
September 13, 2019
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U.S. and Egypt Launch Strategic Energy Dialogue
New effort will facilitate closer government and private sector cooperation on energy between the United States and Egypt.
September 12, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $15.2 Million for Advanced Nuclear Technology
Funding supports 3 domestic advanced nuclear technology projects.
September 10, 2019
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Readout of Secretary Perry’s Visit to the Santa Susana Field Laboratory
Perry is the first Secretary of Energy to visit the site.
September 6, 2019
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Readout of Secretary Perry’s Poland Visit
Last weekend, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Senior DOE officials participated in a series of events in Poland.
September 6, 2019
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Joint Press Release on the Second U.S.-Poland Strategic Dialogue on Energy
Delegations discussed joint projects in the areas of nuclear energy, fossil energy, energy infrastructure, and cybersecurity.
September 3, 2019
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Secretary Perry Briefed on Hurricane Dorian
Secretary Perry was briefed by senior DOE officials about emergency preparedness underway for Hurricane Dorian.
August 30, 2019
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Department of Energy Releases Annual Wind Market Reports, Finding Robust Wind Power Installations and Falling Prices
Utility-scale land-based wind sector had another strong year with 7,588 megawatts installed in 2018, accompanied by record low costs and prices.
August 23, 2019
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Energy Department Announces Congressionally Mandated Notice of Sale of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
DOE plans to draw down and sell crude oil from three SPR sites—Bryan Mound and Big Hill in Texas, and West Hackberry in Louisiana.
August 21, 2019
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