Shannon Brescher Shea

Senior Writer/Editor, Office of Science

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Shannon Brescher Shea is a senior writer/editor in the Office of Science’s Office of Science Communication and Public Affairs. As the content team lead, she writes and edits feature stories covering the Office of Science’s discovery research. She also manages the Science Public Outreach Community (SPOC), the community of practice for communicators in the fundamental research area. Previously, she was a communications specialist in the Vehicle Technologies Office in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. She managed publications, websites, and social media for both Clean Cities (the alternative fuels deployment program) and the Office’s research and development portfolio. She began at the Energy Department in 2008 as a Presidential Management Fellow. In her free time, she enjoys bicycling, gardening, writing, volunteering, and parenting two awesome kids.

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Clean Cities Welcomes New North Florida Coalition
June 29, 2016

The Energy Department’s Clean Cities program has welcomed the Northern Florida Clean Fuels Coalition in Jacksonville into its network of nearly 100...

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Annual Merit Review Evaluates Impact of Sustainable Transportation Projects
June 3, 2016

Nearly 400 Energy Department activities and projects will be judged by reviewers from a variety of scientific backgrounds at the Vehicle...

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From Rice Paddies to the Road: Transforming Rice Husks into Lithium-ion Anodes for Plug-in Electric Vehicles
April 27, 2016

Through a project supported by the Energy Department’s Vehicle Technologies Office, researchers at Stanford University have been able to produce...

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Timeline: A Brief History of Oil Prices and Vehicle Technologies
April 13, 2016
Benjamin Franklin once expressed that there are only two things you can count on in life: death and taxes. Transportation analysts might add a thir...
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Energy Saver Tax Tips: Get Money Back for Buying, Charging Plug-in Electric Vehicles
March 21, 2016

Find out if your plug-in electric vehicle, charging station, or other alternative fueling infrastructure qualify you for federal or state tax...

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Making a Difference: Heavy-Duty Combustion Engine Research Saved Billions
December 29, 2015

More than 10 million heavy-duty vehicles drive on U.S. roads each day, hauling goods, transporting people, and performing essential tasks like...

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2016 Fuel Economy Guide Highlights Fuel-Efficient Vehicles
November 5, 2015

Today the Energy Department and Environmental Protection Agency announced that the 2016 Fuel Economy Guide is now available. This annual...

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Saving Money with Electric Vehicles
September 16, 2015

A few reasons why plug-in electric vehicles can be a solid, money-saving investment.

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Celebrate EV Everywhere by Sharing Your Electric Vehicle Story
September 15, 2015

Share your electric vehicle story, photos and videos using #ILoveEVs and join us for a Facebook chat on Friday September 18 at 2 p.m. ET.

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