Simon Edelman

Former Chief Creative Officer

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Simon Edelman is the former Chief Creative Officer for the U.S. Department of Energy. He worked with the digital content team to develop, create, and expand visual and audio content that tells the story of the Energy Department, its employees, and the work they do. 

Prior to joining the team, Simon founded a creative agency in Chicago, worked as Creative Director for Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, and was a producer, writer, and photographer in Los Angeles. He has produced content for some of the largest brands in the world and has won five Emmy Awards. 

To unwind his mind he writes and illustrates intricate maze books.

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The Nuclear Heart of Cassini
A farewell tribute to NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which was powered by plutonium from the Department of Energy.
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Snapping the Sun: 5 Tips for Capturing Compelling Solar Power Photos
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Hard Questions on the Iran Deal with Ernest Moniz
September 19, 2016

After the first anniversary of the Iran Deal, we gave some of the most commonly asked questions to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.

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The United States got its first-ever offshore wind farm -- and that’s just the beginning. Announcing a new national strategy to tap into offshore...

Learn More Mini-Doc: Behind the Scenes at the Collegiate Wind Competition
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May 5, 2016

A new program called Cyclotron Road connects clean energy entrepreneurs with the unique resources of our National Labs.

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Deputy Secretary Liz Sherwood-Randall talks about mentorship, public service and her favorite part of the job in our newest #WomeninSTEM video.

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Video: Recovery Act by the Numbers
February 17, 2016

The Recovery Act was passed seven years ago today. Learn how it has laid the foundation for America's clean energy future.

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Photo Gallery: 2016 Washington Auto Show
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