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Headshot of Daniel Simmons, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency.
U.S. Department of Energy

Daniel R Simmons is the former Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). He led EERE to promote affordable and reliable energy to enhance America’s economic growth and energy security. He oversaw technology development in the energy efficiency, renewable power and sustainable transportation sectors.

 

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Preparing Frontline Professionals for an Evolving Energy Future
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Understanding new energy technologies is a must for tomorrow’s workforce.
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Six Non-Power Benefits of Hydropower
December 10, 2020
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Accelerating Innovation through American-Made Challenges
December 4, 2020
A blog by Daniel R Simmons Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
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October 30, 2020
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Blog authored by Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Daniel R Simmons.
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October 2, 2020
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September 16, 2020
EERE and USGS are improving energy integration, affordability, and diversity, and providing Americans with reliable energy and mineral resources.
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All the Benefits, None of the Waste
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Through a DOE initiative, top researchers are pursuing a continuous lifecycle for plastics that will help put an end to plastic waste one day.
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