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October 23, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $53 Million in New Projects to Advance Solar Technologies
The projects announced today span across 21 states, help lower solar electricity costs and support a growing solar workforce.
October 15, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $46 Million to Improve Resiliency of Solar Generation
New funding will advance research on how solar energy can play a role in helping grid operators assess and defend against cyber and physical threats.
October 15, 2018
NNSA awards new cooperative agreements to advance nuclear stockpile science
NNSA has designated four new Centers of Excellence at universities across the nation as part of the Stewardship Science Academic Alliances Program.
October 9, 2018
Energy Department Announces $11.4 Million for New Projects to Advance Efficient Drilling for Geothermal Energy
The projects will focus on accelerating the research and development of innovative geothermal energy technologies in America.
October 5, 2018
Department of Energy Celebrates Manufacturing Day
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) joins President Trump and communities across the nation in celebrating Manufacturing Day.
October 4, 2018
DOE and DHS Co-Chair Oil and Natural Gas Subsector Coordinating Council and Energy Government Coordinating Council Meeting
Meeting aimed at advancing joint initiatives to enhance the security and resilience of the Nation’s oil and natural gas infrastructure.
October 2, 2018
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Nationwide Emergency Alert Test Planned for Oct. 3; Test Messages Will be Sent to Cell Phones, TV and Radio
FEMA and FCC will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.
October 1, 2018
New cybersecurity office opens
Department of Energy Invests $28 Million to Advance Cybersecurity of the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
Funding to support the creation of more resilient energy delivery systems.
September 27, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $30 Million for Transformational Carbon Capture Technologies
Selected projects will support the development of solvent, sorbent, and membrane technologies.
September 26, 2018
DOE Applauds Vogtle Decision
Historic project will be the first large scale nuclear utility project completed in the United States in over 30 years.
September 25, 2018
Department of Energy Announces Investment to Improve Resilience and Reliability of the Nation’s Energy Infrastructure
Funding will explore the use of big data, artificial intelligence, and machine learning technology to leverage the power of grid sensors.
September 24, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $218 Million for Quantum Information Science
Field will shape future of information processing.
September 19, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $21.6 Million for Computational Chemical Sciences Research
Research aims to advance development of software for exascale computing.
September 18, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $120 Million for Battery Innovation Hub
Argonne’s Joint Center for Energy Storage Research renewed for five years.
September 18, 2018
energy storage technology at National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Department of Energy Announces New Projects to Extend Grid Energy Storage
ARPA-E awards $28 million toward development of long-duration energy storage technologies.
September 14, 2018
U.S. Department of Energy Responds to Florence and Tropical Storms
The Energy Department's Energy Response Center is fully activated and DOE ESF-12 responders have deployed to FEMA coordination centers.
September 14, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Meets With Dr. Alexey Likhachev, CEO of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM
Secretary Perry and Ambassador Jon Huntsman met with Dr. Alexey Likhachev, CEO of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM.
September 13, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Meets With Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Anton Siluanov
Conversation focused on challenges of the bilateral relationship while recognizing the importance of communicating on energy issues.
September 13, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Meets With Russian Minister of Energy, Alexander Novak
Two leaders discussed ways in which America and Russia n work together can work together to ensure world energy market stability and transparency.
September 13, 2018
U.S. Becomes World’s Largest Crude Oil Producer and Department of Energy Authorizes Short Term Natural Gas Exports
In June and August, the United States surpassed Russia in crude oil production for the first time since February 1999.
September 12, 2018
Department of Energy Announces New Funding Opportunity for Next-Generation DC Circuit Breakers
Projects will develop designs for medium voltage, direct current (MVDC) circuit breakers for a variety of applications.
September 10, 2018
Secretary Perry Meets with Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The two energy leaders discussed a wide array of issues, including the potential for U.S.-Saudi civil nuclear engagement.
September 7, 2018
Samuel W. Bodman, 11th Secretary of Energy, Passes Away
Statement from Secretary Perry on the passing of Samuel W. Bodman.
September 5, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $80 Million Investment in Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
Projects support DOE's goal to invest in early-stage research of transportation technologies that can give families and businesses greater choice.