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December 7, 2017
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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $30 Million Investment in Advanced Nuclear Technology
Department of Energy is soliciting proposals for cost-shared projects to develop innovative, industry-driven reactor designs.
December 5, 2017
Departments of Energy & Commerce Co-chair Third Meeting of U.S.-Mexico Energy Business Council
The binational private sector council has submitted and prioritized numerous consensus recommendations designed to increase trade.
December 4, 2017
The U.S. and Saudi Arabia Committed to Advancing Research and Collaboration in Clean Fossil Fuels and Carbon Management
Secretary Perry was received by H.E. Khalid Al Falih, Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources, during his visit to Saudi Arabia.
November 29, 2017
High Concentrations of Rare Earth Elements Found in American Coal Basins
Concentrated samples found in Illinois, Northern Appalachian, Central Appalachian, Rocky Mountain Coal Basins are greater than 300 parts per million.
November 28, 2017
Energy Department Announces $25 Million for Combined Heat and Power Technologies
Combined heat and power can support economic competitive advantage, promote economic development and instill resiliency in businesses and communities.
November 27, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Issues Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Funding Opportunity Annou...
Energy Department issues Funding Opportunity Announcement for the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.
November 27, 2017
DOE to Award $99 Million for Energy Frontier Research Centers
Research supported by this initiative will provide fundamental understanding to enable future advances in energy production and use.
November 20, 2017
U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 33 R&D 100 Awards for 2017
Awards recognize exceptional new products or processes that were developed and introduced into the marketplace during the previous year.
November 17, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Congratulates 2017 Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) Awardees
Ten accomplished women from across many disciplines were recognized for their achievements and leadership in clean energy.
November 16, 2017
Department of Energy Approves Presidential Permit for Northern Pass Transmission Line Project
Transmission system will deliver up to 1090 megawatts of low-emission, reliable hydropower from Quebec, Canada to Deerfield, New Hampshire.
November 15, 2017
DOE National Laboratory Resumes Operation of U.S. Transient Test Reactor
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) achieved an important step towards restoring U.S. nuclear energy transient testing capability.
November 13, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces Expanded Partnership Opportunities with the National Laboratories
Authorization comes after the Agreements for Commercializing Technology pilot successfully completed a six-year pilot study.
November 9, 2017
DOE Joins Congressional Delegation During Visit to Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
Officials visit islands to assess damages and discuss ongoing recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
November 8, 2017
Department of Energy Cites Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Program Violation
The violation is associated with worker retaliation by SRNS against an employee at the Savannah River Site in 2015.
November 1, 2017
Department of Energy Announces Five New Projects Through BIRD Energy Partnership with Israel
Selected clean energy projects will receive $4.8 million through Binational Industrial Research and Development program.
October 25, 2017
Statement from Secretary of Energy Rick Perry on DOE’s Regulatory Review Report to the President
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry issues statement on the Energy Department's regulatory review report to the President.
October 25, 2017
Department of Energy Statement in Response to FERC Public Comments
Energy Department Press Secretary issues statement about FERC public comments.
October 20, 2017
DOE Announces New Funding Opportunity to Support Advanced Nuclear Reactor Power Plants
Energy Department announces up to $20 million in funding for projects as part of a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy program.
October 19, 2017
Secretary Perry meets with millennials as part of Nuclear Science Week.
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Met With Young Leaders in the Nuclear Community At the Millennial Nuclear Caucus
U.S. Department of Energy and the Nuclear Energy Institute host a “Millennial Nuclear Caucus” as part of this year’s Nuclear Science Week.
October 18, 2017
The U.S. Department of Energy Issues Small Business Research and Development Funding Opportunity Announcement
Approximately $23 million in new grants will support scientific advancement.
October 17, 2017
Department of Energy Announces Up to $26 Million in Funding Opportunity for Transformational Carbon Capture Technologies
Selected projects will support DOE’s Carbon Capture Program.
October 16, 2017
Celebrating Innovation and Opportunity in Nuclear Science with Nuclear Science Week
Nuclear Science Week is a week-long celebration to focus local, regional, national, and international interest on all aspects of nuclear science.
October 14, 2017
Swiss Team Wins Solar Decathlon 2017
Swiss Team Wins U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon
The University of Maryland took second place, and the University of California, Berkeley, and University of Denver team took third place.
October 5, 2017
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette Kicks Off Solar Decathlon 2017
Hundreds of collegiate students from the U.S. and Europe in Denver to showcase their energy-efficient, innovation-packed solar-powered houses.
October 5, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces First Shipment of U.S. Crude Oil to India
Following Prime Minister Modi’s visit with President Trump, Indian companies ramped up purchases of U.S. crude.