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September 10, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $15.2 Million for Advanced Nuclear Technology
Funding supports 3 domestic advanced nuclear technology projects.
September 6, 2019
Readout of Secretary Perry’s Visit to the Santa Susana Field Laboratory
Perry is the first Secretary of Energy to visit the site.
September 6, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced the establishment of the DOE Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office
Secretary Perry Stands Up Office for Artificial Intelligence and Technology
This action has been taken as part of the President’s call for a national AI strategy.
September 6, 2019
Secretary Rick Perry (right) and Polish Minister Piotr Naimski (left) in Warsaw, Poland.
Readout of Secretary Perry’s Poland Visit
Last weekend, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Senior DOE officials participated in a series of events in Poland.
September 3, 2019
Joint Press Release on the Second U.S.-Poland Strategic Dialogue on Energy
Delegations discussed joint projects in the areas of nuclear energy, fossil energy, energy infrastructure, and cybersecurity.
August 30, 2019
Secretary Perry Briefed on Hurricane Dorian
Secretary Perry was briefed by senior DOE officials about emergency preparedness underway for Hurricane Dorian.
August 29, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $60.7 Million to Advance Quantum Computing and Networking
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $60.7 million in funding to advance the development of quantum computing and networking.
August 28, 2019
Department of Energy to Provide $50 Million for Fusion Energy and Plasma Science Research
The U.S. Department of Energy announced it will provide $50 million for private and public research efforts in fusion energy and plasma science.
August 28, 2019
Department of Energy Awards Cooperative Agreement for the Production of Molybdenum-99 to Fourth U.S. Company
DOE's National Nuclear Security Administration announced a cooperative agreement with Northwest Medical Isotopes LLC for production of molybdenum-99.
August 26, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Founder of the Weill Family Foundation, Mr. Sandy Weill, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formally initiate a public-private partnership for artificial intelligence (AI), neurological disorders, and related s
Secretary Perry and Mr. Sandy Weill Sign MOU Utilizing DOE Fueled Artificial Intelligence to Advance Transformative Scientific Opportunities
MOU will foster collaboration to demonstrate AI based research breakthroughs.
August 26, 2019
Large Hadron Collider at CERN
Department of Energy Announces $21.4 Million for Quantum Information Science Research
Projects linked to both particle physics and fusion energy.
August 23, 2019
Department of Energy Announces $13.5 Million for New Bioimaging Approaches for Bioenergy
Department of Energy Announces $13.5 Million for New Bioimaging Approaches for Bioenergy
Aim is to use quantum dots and other novel technologies.
August 23, 2019
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Department of Energy Releases Annual Wind Market Reports, Finding Robust Wind Power Installations and Falling Prices
Utility-scale land-based wind sector had another strong year with 7,588 megawatts installed in 2018, accompanied by record low costs and prices.
August 21, 2019
On July 12, 2017, the SPR celebrated this continued commitment to sustaining a U.S. emergency oil supply, as well as the 40th anniversary of the first oil delivery, with planned events at each of its four sites: Bayou Choctaw and West Hackberry
Energy Department Announces Congressionally Mandated Notice of Sale of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
DOE plans to draw down and sell crude oil from three SPR sites—Bryan Mound and Big Hill in Texas, and West Hackberry in Louisiana.
August 21, 2019
DOE Statement on Energy Star Thermostat Report
It is the position of DOE that Americans should set their thermostats to whatever temperature they choose
August 21, 2019
SFA project - RMBL (Rocky Mountain Biological Lab), East River Catchment - Crested Butte, Colorado..
Department of Energy Announces $64 Million for Research on Plants and Microbes
Genomics-based research will help develop crops for bioenergy.
August 21, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces Inaugural Electricity Industry Technology and Practices Innovation Challenge Winners
Challenge tapped into American ingenuity for ideas on how to make the nation’s electric grid stronger and more resilient.
August 19, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy Issues Small Business Research and Development Funding Opportunity Announcement
Approximately $31.5 million in new grants will support scientific advancement.
August 16, 2019
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DOE Announces $59 Million and 43 projects to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
Projects address priorities in advanced batteries and electric drive systems, co-optimized engine and fuel technologies, and more.
August 15, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $40 Million in Funding for 29 Projects to Advance H2@Scale
Projects will advance hydrogen storage and infrastructure technologies and identify innovative concepts for hydrogen production and utilization.
August 15, 2019
An aerial photo of the Materials and Fuels Complex at Idaho National Laboratory
DOE Launches New Demonstration Center for Advanced Nuclear Technologies
New initiative will help test and demonstrate advanced nuclear technologies to accelerate deployment of new nuclear energy systems.
August 14, 2019
Energy Deputy Secretary Brouillette Visits Nuclear Innovation and National Security Sites in East Tennessee
Energy Deputy Secretary Brouillette Visits Nuclear Innovation and National Security Sites in East Tennessee
Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette traveled to Tennessee.
August 14, 2019
The badlands of stanene: Stanene is softer and consequently much more rippled than its cousins graphene and silicene.
Department of Energy to Provide $27.6 Million for Data Science Research in Chemical and Materials Sciences
Efforts will harness artificial intelligence and machine learning.
August 13, 2019
The Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory today announced the signing of contracts with Cray Inc. to build the NNSA’s first exascale supercomputer, “El Capitan.”
DOE’s NNSA signs $600 million contract to build its first exascale supercomputer
'El Capitan’ at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will perform mission critical research to maintain U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile
August 6, 2019
Readout of Secretary Perry’s Meeting with Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Khalid Al-Falih
Two energy ministers discussed a range of topics including the stability of world oil markets and more.