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May 28, 2020
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4 Key Benefits of Advanced Small Modular Reactors
Advanced small modular reactors could change the way we think about nuclear power. Here are 4 key benefits you need to know about them.
May 22, 2020
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Securing America’s Power Grid from Foreign Threats
Securing America’s Power Grid from Foreign Threats
May 20, 2020
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Department of Energy Leads the Way in Fight Against COVID-19
Department of Energy Leads the Way in Fight Against COVID-19
May 11, 2020
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Building a Uranium Reserve: The First Step in Preserving the U.S. Nuclear Fuel Cycle
New Uranium Reserve program would buy uranium directly from domestic mines and contract for uranium conversion services.
April 30, 2020
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National Labs: Advances in Medicine
National Labs and their industrial and academia partners have made medical discoveries to feed the innovation pipeline of America’s private sector.
April 30, 2020
Shadya Maldonado Rosado works at PNNL.
The STEM Future is Female: Catch the Energy Department, NASA, and the U.S. Department of State for a Virtual SXSW EDU Session
Join our interagency SXSW EDU virtual session on engaging girls in STEM on May 19, 2pm EDT.
April 23, 2020
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5 Fast Facts About Nuclear Energy
Get up to speed on nuclear energy with these 5 fast facts.
April 21, 2020
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Collegiate Wind Competition Teams Look to the Future with 2020 Vision
12 teams of students from across the United States will present a virtual showcase of technological adaptability and wind energy wizardry at CWC.
April 21, 2020
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2020 Collegiate Wind Competition Goes Virtual To Accommodate Health Concerns
The 2020 Collegiate Wind Competition (CWC) will be held via webinar in May and June.
April 20, 2020
Energy Department Manufacturing Traineeship Develops and Scales Protective Equipment Production for Local Medical Community
America is working together to support the healthcare professionals on the front lines of the coronavirus response.
April 16, 2020
Earth Day 2020
Earth Day 2020
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day.
April 14, 2020
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#AmericaWorksTogether #PoweringThruTogether
We’d like to extend our gratitude to the Nation’s essential critical infrastructure workers keeping our lights on and our energy flowing.
April 8, 2020
Darwin DuPree and his family.
Idaho National Lab K-12 Education Program Works to Support Families Learning From Home
As students, teachers and parents adjust to learning at home, INL’s K-12 Education Program is dedicated to supporting these efforts.
March 30, 2020
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Q&A with Under Secretary Paul Dabbar on the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium
Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar is leading the Consortium’s efforts at DOE, and he described them in more detail via a (virtual) interview.
March 20, 2020
Cheryl Ingstad is the Director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Artificial Intelligence & Technology Office
Inspiring Next Generation of Women as STEM Leaders
Why Cheryl Ingstad, Director of the Office of Artificial Intelligence & Technology Office, is aiming to inspire more women to pursue STEM careers.
March 20, 2020
Women in the Manhattan Project
Guts, Imagination, & Drive: NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty’s Message for Women’s History Month
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty recounts the historical firsts for women in the energy workforce. Watch her video for Women's History Month.
March 19, 2020
Women’s History Month 2020: Women Scientists Shaping Energy
EERE celebrates Women's History Month
March 18, 2020
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How DOE and Our Labs Are Combating COVID-19
Learn more about the work scientists at our National Labs have been doing to understand COVID-19.
March 12, 2020
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Secretary Brouillette Provides Coronavirus Update – March 11, 2020
Secretary Brouillette provides update in response to President Trump's address to the nation.
March 11, 2020
A New Energy Strategy for the Western Hemisphere
Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes spoke at Atlantic Council’s A New Energy Strategy for the Western Hemisphere session.
March 10, 2020
Mike Franklin, a field radiological engineer with UCOR, shows students how to use instrumentation to survey and detect radiation at the STEM event at Jefferson Middle School in Oak Ridge.
Hundreds of Families Attend Oak Ridge STEM Event
Oak Ridge’s EM program and two of its contractors, UCOR and Isotek, recently supported a local middle school’s STEM night.
March 2, 2020
Pictures of some of the women who were first in their field, position, or recognition at DOE.
First: Barrier Breakers & History Makers
This Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating by introducing you to women who were first. Being first to do something takes drive, bravery, & vision.
February 27, 2020
Unica Viramontes provides expertise, support and guidance in all areas of security at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Los Alamos National Laboratory's Unica Viramontes focuses on building solid, effective security teams
Unica Viramontes is the first woman at LANL to be named senior director of the lab's Defense Security Program.
February 24, 2020
A group of young men in hard hats and safety goggles give each other high-fives.
Wind Energy Professionals Share Tips for Breezing Into the Wind Workforce
To support growth in wind, the industry needs a broad range of workers, including turbine engineers, project developers, and supply chain managers.
February 24, 2020
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Your Digital Lab Awaits: Why You Should Check Out the Innovation Community Center
College students can have the opportunity to jump into the virtual world of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovation Community Center.