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February 25, 2021
Jennifer M. Granholm Sworn in as 16th Secretary of Energy
Jennifer M. Granholm was sworn in today as the 16th Secretary of Energy by Vice President Kamala Harris.
February 24, 2021
DOE Awards $46 Million for Geothermal Initiative Projects with Potential to Power Millions of U.S. Homes
DOE's FORGE Initiative awarded $46 million in funding for geothermal projects with potential to power tens of millions of homes in the United States.
February 18, 2021
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DOE Announces Teams to Compete in the 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition
DOE announces 11 teams selected to compete in the 2022 Collegiate wind competition, where students will design, build, and test a model wind turbine.
February 11, 2021
NNSA renews university consortium grant for research and development into nuclear science, engineering, and security
The mission of the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium is to train the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers
February 11, 2021
ARPA-E Open Funding Opportunity Announcement
DOE Announces $100 Million for Transformative Clean Energy Solutions
In support of the Biden Administration, the U.S. Department of Energy today announced up to $100 million for transformative clean energy solutions.
February 11, 2021
DOE Announces Notice of Sale of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy announced today a Notice of Sale of crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
February 9, 2021
DOE Welcomes Additional Biden-Harris Appointees
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy today announced additional Biden-Harris Administration appointees joining the DOE team.
January 21, 2021
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Department of Energy Announces New Senior Leaders
These new leaders will direct policy at DOE, coordinate across the Administration, and enact President Joe Biden’s vision.
January 20, 2021
Department of Energy Partners with Youngstown State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Support Battery Manufacturing Workforce
Department of Energy Partners with Youngstown State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Support Battery Manufacturing Workforce
The $1 million project will assist in the development of an Energy Storage Workforce Innovation Center, a training center based in the Midwest.
January 20, 2021
Department of Energy announces Secretary’s Honor Award Recipients
Employees and contractors are recognized for their service and contributions to the Department’s mission and the benefit of the nation.
January 19, 2021
Department of Energy and Department of Defense Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Space Cooperation
DOD and DOE continue and enhance their longstanding partnership on space-related research and technology development.
January 19, 2021
Department of Energy Announces Tribal Grant Relief Due to COVID-19
Deputy Secretary Menezes Announces Support to Struggling Tribal Communities
January 19, 2021
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Department of Energy Releases Plastics Innovation Challenge Draft Roadmap and Request for Information
The U.S. Department of Energy released the Plastics Innovation Challenge Draft Roadmap and a Request for Information seeking stakeholder input.
January 15, 2021
DOE Announces $160 Million for Projects to Improve Fossil-Based Hydrogen Production, Transport, Storage, and Utilization
DOE Announces $160 Million for Projects to Improve Fossil-Based Hydrogen Production, Transport, Storage, and Utilization
January 15, 2021
ENERGY SECRETARY DAN BROUILLETTE URGES PRIORITIZING CRITICAL ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE WORKERS IN COVID-19 VACCINATION
Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette urged the Governors of 55 states and territories to prioritize critical infrastructure mission-essential workers.
January 15, 2021
Department of Energy Launches Minerals Sustainability Division to Enable the Ongoing Transformation of the U.S. Energy System and Help Se...
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced the establishment of a Division of Minerals Sustainability.
January 14, 2021
Department of Energy Seeks Industry Input on FY21 Sales of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy currently plans to sell crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
January 14, 2021
Department of Energy Cites Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC for Nuclear Safety Program Violations
DOE issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation to Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC for violations of DOE nuclear safety requirements.
January 13, 2021
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The Nuclear Security Enterprise is Hiring!
DOE/NNSA will host a virtual hiring event Wednesday, January 27, 2021, from 10 am - 4 pm EDT.
January 12, 2021
DOE Announces an Additional $47 Million in Funding for Commercial Scaling of Transformational Energy Technology Projects
The U.S. Department of Energy announced an additional $47 million in funding for seven projects.
January 12, 2021
Department of Energy Announces $37 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants
The U.S. Department of Energy announced the award of 170 grants totaling $37 million to 139 small businesses in 32 states.
January 8, 2021
Department of Energy Issues Policy Statement Streamlining Short-Term LNG Export Authorizations
DOE announced the issuance of a policy statement that removes a key requirement for long-term LNG export authorization holders.
January 7, 2021
Secretary Brouillette Names John Hairston Administrator and CEO of Bonneville Power Administration
Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette named John Hairston as Administrator and CEO of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA).
January 7, 2021
U.S. Department of Energy Delivers on Key Step Toward Tank Waste Treatment at Hanford
DOE announced that Hanford workers have substantially completed construction of the Waste Treatment Plant’s Low Activity Waste facility.
January 6, 2021
Department of Energy Releases ‘Energy for Space’ Strategy
Today, DOE announced the “Energy for Space” strategy to further DOE’s role in powering the next generation of of space exploration.