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August 23, 2018
Small-Scale Distributed Wind: Northern Power Systems’ 100-kW turbine at the top of Burke Mountain in East Burke, Vermont. | Photo courtesy of Northern Power Systems.
Top 9 Things You Didn’t Know About Distributed Wind Power
Learn about key facts related to wind turbines used in distributed applications.
August 23, 2018
Wind turbines are soaring to record sizes. The average rotor diameter of turbines installed in 2017 grew to 370 feet, up 135 percent since 1998–1999. | National Renewable Energy Laboratory photo
Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Wind Power
Get the details on a few of the lesser known wind energy facts.
August 17, 2018
Quiz: Test Your Wind Energy IQ
How much do you know about wind energy? Test your knowledge with our wind power quiz!
August 7, 2018
Block Island wind turbines
Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Offshore Wind Energy
Learn more about efforts to develop America's vast offshore wind resources.
August 6, 2018
Wind Energy Basics Website
It’s a Breeze to Teach Wind Energy with these STEM Resources
In celebration of American Wind Week, here’s a look at resources the Energy Department has on offer to learn about wind energy and careers.
August 2, 2018
Picture of WAPA crew that has helped restore power following the Carr fire
A Note of Appreciation: WAPA’s Crews Work Round the Clock to Restore Power Following the Carr Fire in California
WAPA’s Crews Work Round the Clock to Restore Power Following the Carr Fire in California
July 30, 2018
Secretary Perry talks to energy officials in India
5 Ways the U.S. is Partnering with the Indo-Pacific Region on Energy
New effort called Asia EDGE – Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy aims to strengthen energy security in the Indo-Pacific region.
July 30, 2018
NNSA’s 2018 Mid-level Leadership Development Class visits the Nevada Field Office.
Mid-level Leadership Development Program hits the ground running
New NNSA Mid-level Leadership Development Program participants began their journey to reach their top potential and get the most out their careers.
July 25, 2018
Summer intern Jaime Avilés Acosta studies materials for an ultra-fast particle detector. The technology could also have applications outside of physics research, from detecting radioactive materials to improved night-vision goggles.
Students Solving Grand Challenges at a National Lab
Brookhaven National Laboratory Director Doon Gibbs shares why welcoming interns to the Lab is one of his favorite STEM moments.
July 24, 2018
NNSA's Laboratory Residency Graduate Fellowship inaugural class
New fellowship brings Ph.D. students into National Laboratories for career-launching opportunity
Four doctoral candidates from prestigious universities have officially come aboard as the first Laboratory Residency Graduate Fellowship.
July 20, 2018
The 2018 Sandia National Laboratories Weapon Intern Program class.
NNSA ensures weapons development knowledge is passed to next generation
During a visit to NNSA’s headquarters, the 2018 Sandia National Laboratories’ Weapon Intern Program learned from the experts.
July 6, 2018
Participants at the 2018 MSIPP workshop on Advanced Manufacturing at the Kansas City National Security Campus (KCNSC).
Minority students in advanced manufacturing collaborate and innovate at Kansas City National Security Campus
University students and professors visited KCNSC for a Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Prorgram advanced manufacturing workshop.
July 6, 2018
Members of the Lewis University (Romeoville, Ill.) team celebrate their win at the 2018 DOE Cyber Defense Competition.
Building the Next Generation of Computational Thinkers
How does STEM move products from scientific discovery to impact? Hear the answer from Paul Kearns, Director of Argonne National Laboratory.
July 5, 2018
Consortia program directors present NNSA Administrator Ms. Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty with a plaque signed by students for NNSA’s support of university research and education programs in nuclear security and nonproliferation.
NNSA taps into university consortia to advance nuclear science
NNSA funds three university consortia to advance R & D in nuclear security, nonproliferation, and treaty-compliance monitoring.
July 2, 2018
Fourth of July National Mall Fireworks
5 Facts About Fireworks
Happy Fourth of July! Learn about the science of fireworks with these energy-related facts.
June 21, 2018
International Index of Energy Security Risk: Assessing Risk in a Global Energy Market
Foreword: Global Energy Institute’s International Index of Energy Security Risk
This year’s International Index shows the U.S. was in 2016 the second-most energy secure country of the 25 large energy consuming countries.
June 11, 2018
Xenograft model of prostate cancer
Energy Department Advances Supercomputing in Fight Against Cancer
Partnership with NCI aims to develop next-generation supercomputing technology and accelerate cancer research to enable precision medicine.
May 31, 2018
Peter Meidl, ORISE research participant in the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, studied fungal symbiosis of poplar trees in an effort to improve biofuel production.
Strengthening the STEM Workforce - A Perspective From ORISE
Dr. William (Jim) Vosburg has served as director of ORISE since 2016. How did they produce more than 70,000 research participation alumni? Find out.
May 30, 2018
Summer interns take a tour of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Light Source (SSRL) at SLAC.
The Many Paths to STEM
What drew Chi-Chang Kao, Director of SLAC, into STEM? Read on to find out.
May 29, 2018
Photo of Chelsea Chee and other 2013 interns.
Former Office of Indian Energy Intern Recognized with National Award for Leadership in Diversity and Equity
Chelsea Chee’s leadership across several major projects in New Mexico, including her Natives in STEM project, helped earn her the award.
May 29, 2018
Area high school students prepare a robot for testing in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant underground in early May, prior to an international robotics competition.
WIPP Becomes Testing Ground for Robot Created by Students
WIPP Becomes Testing Ground for Robot Created by Students
May 29, 2018
Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management employees listen and give tips to third-graders presenting their “Schools around the World” project.
EM Helps Oak Ridge Schools Take Next Steps in STEM Education
EM Helps Oak Ridge Schools Take Next Steps in STEM Education
May 24, 2018
A participant at NETL's Daughters and Sons to Work Day
In STEM, Inspiration Can Come from Anywhere
Dr. Sean Plasynski, Acting Director at NETL, shares how winter morning bus rides shaped his STEM career.
May 21, 2018
A photo that features an igloo shaped dome that houses a nuclear reactor and trees with wind turbines in the distance.
It’s Time for the World to Recognize Nuclear as a Clean Energy Source
New global effort will make sure nuclear has a seat at the table during discussions about innovation and future advanced clean energy systems.
May 21, 2018
Photo of a carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) facility
Carbon Capture and the Low-Carbon Economy
Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette on how carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) can help foster a global clean energy economy.