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February 25, 2021
Secretary Granholm's blog graphic
Deploying the Clean Energy Revolution
Reimagining Opportunities in America’s Clean Energy Future
February 25, 2021
Secretary Granholm's Message to America video
Secretary Granholm's Message to America
Secretary Granholm's outlines her priorities for combating the climate crisis, creating clean energy union jobs, and promoting energy justice.
February 23, 2021
The Mercury Solar Project at Nevada National Security Site.
Creating Equity in Energy for People of Color
Amid a shifting energy landscape, the Department's first-ever deputy director for Energy Justice sees a chance to make a positive difference.
February 19, 2021
Christy Drewry of the NNSA Production Office
Society of Women Engineers recognizes NPO’s Christy Drewry
The national award honors individuals whose contributions have led to the advancement or acceptance of women in engineering.
February 16, 2021
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What is a Radioisotope Power System?
Nuclear has powered space exploration for decades. Learn radioisotope power systems' role in the most successful space missions in U.S. history.
February 11, 2021
Angela Sheffield, DNN
Meet the female veteran working in STEM to shape artificial intelligence for nuclear weapons detection
Angela Sheffield, Senior Program Manager for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, shares her passion for new nonproliferation technologies.
February 10, 2021
Dr. Lonnie Johnson: A former nuclear engineer for the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Celebrating Black History Month in 2021
We honor the excellence contributed to our mission, vision, and goals by African Americans.
February 10, 2021
TK Benoit, Nuclear Safety Engineer
Success and Safety in STEM: Meet TK Benoit
Takeira “TK” Benoit is a nuclear safety engineer with NNSA working on design, construction, and operation of nuclear and non-nuclear facilities
February 9, 2021
The DOE is taking action to accelerate gender diversity in clean energy fields.
Accelerating Women's Leadership in the Clean Energy Sector
The DOE is taking action to accelerate gender diversity in clean energy fields. Learn about our work here.
February 8, 2021
Instruments (including two provided by DOE ARM) for the Integrated Characterization of Energy, Clouds, Atmospheric State, and Precipitation over Summit operate on top and inside of the NSF-supported Mobile Science Facility at Summit Station in Greenland.
Tracking and Monitoring Climate Change in the North
While climate change has become more noticeable across the planet, its impacts have become more severe in the Arctic.
February 4, 2021
Radiochemical technicians David Denton and Karen Murphy use hot cell manipulators at Oak Ridge National Laboratory during the production of actinium-227.
Never Quit – The DOE National Laboratories' Fight Against Cancer
The full force of the Department of Energy National Laboratories has been addressing cancer research and treatments. Read more about this work.
January 22, 2021
Delivering on STEM & Workforce Development for the Future of the Planet
Delivering on STEM & Workforce Development for the Future of the Planet
DOE's work on STEM and workforce training is a critical part of the fight in the battle to save our planet and address the climate crisis.
January 19, 2021
A four-student senior design project team and a graduate research assistant from the University of Tennessee’s nuclear engineering department are helping Oak Ridge and its cleanup contractor UCOR qualify a new type of gamma-ray imaging system.
University Students Collaborate With Oak Ridge on Cleanup Tools
Five University of Tennessee students are helping design tools for Oak Ridge’s cleanup.
January 14, 2021
Graduate Jamie Mears stands next to a sign in the woods.
CWC Alum’s Industry Connections Open Door to Career in Wind Energy
2020 James Madison University grad Jamie Mears is putting her degree and her Collegiate Wind Competition experience to work at Ørsted Onshore.
January 14, 2021
Reflecting with gratitude on four bright DOE years and anticipating an even brighter future
Farewell remarks from Paul M. Dabbar, Under Secretary of Science
January 11, 2021
Grid Science Winter School Brings Together Next Generation Scientists
Grid Science Winter School Brings Together Next Generation Scientists
Grid Science Winter School and Conference is a five day event that brings together experts and students in grid science research.
January 11, 2021
Office of Technology Transitions Online Mark
Energizing America Through Regional Innovation
DOE's Office of Technology Transitions works with regional innovation clusters across the country to boost America's competitiveness and security.
January 8, 2021
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Thoughts on DOE Discovery Impact in 2020
The Department of Energy (DOE) and its National Labs have continued to drive progress for humanity, particularly in 2020.
December 22, 2020
DOE and Florida International University (FIU) officials recently introduced FIU science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) students as the new DOE Fellows Class of 2020 in a virtual ceremony.
DOE, FIU Welcome New Fellows Into Program Shaping Cleanup Workforce
DOE and Florida International University (FIU) officials recently introduced the EM Fellows Class of 2020.
December 22, 2020
Preparing Frontline Professionals for an Evolving Energy Future
Understanding new energy technologies is a must for tomorrow’s workforce.
December 9, 2020
Kristi Potter works in data visualization at NREL.
Jump into Computer Science Education Week
Computer science education is more important than ever -- learn what the Energy Department is doing to promote computer science learning.
November 23, 2020
Keeping your turkey fresh is perhaps something you take for granted, but did you know that you have the Department of Energy to thank for some of the science that made that possible?
Why You Should Think About the U.S. Department of Energy this Thanksgiving
Did you know that you have the U.S. Department of Energy to thank for some of the science behind keeping your turkey fresh?
November 23, 2020
 student studies a rock using a smartphone microscope.
This Smartphone Microscope is Changing the Way U.S. Tribal Students View Nuclear Energy
STEM activity engages students in U.S. Tribes through a smartphone microscope.
November 17, 2020
Savannah River Operations Office Engineer Joel Maul talks with students at Diamond Lakes Elementary School in Hephzibah, Georgia during a visit after several weeks of correspondence with the students.
Students, SRS Experts Engage in ‘STEMulating' Conversations
Students are becoming pen pals with Savannah River Site (SRS) employees whose degrees and careers involve science, technology, engineering, and math.
November 17, 2020
Secretary Dan Brouillette tours a work site.
Veterans Boost America’s Energy Workforce
The Department of Energy is committed to supporting and empowering American workers, especially servicemembers separating from active duty.