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May 21, 2019
Secretary Perry Meets with Presidents of Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia
Delegation discussed the importance of economic and energy cooperation between the U.S. and the Baltic states.
May 19, 2019
Secretary Perry Leads Presidential Delegation To Inauguration Of His Excellency Voloydymyr Zelenskyy, President Of Ukraine
While in Ukraine, Secretary Perry and the delegation will hold bilateral meetings with Ukrainian and European leaders.
May 17, 2019
Readout of Mark W. Menezes Visit to the Appalachian Region
Under Secretary Menezes visited Pennsylvania to discuss energy opportunities for economic and infrastructure development.
May 13, 2019
Readout of Secretary Perry’s Visit to Bogota, Colombia
Secretary Perry addressed the Summit about the desire of the Trump Administration to expand energy partnerships.
May 13, 2019
Statement from the DOE Press Secretary
Press Secretary releases the following statement in response to reports of efforts to disrupt oil shipping.
May 11, 2019
Statement from Secretary Perry on NNSS Visit
Secretary Perry and Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty visit Nevada National Security Site in North Las Vegas.
May 9, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $8 Million in Funding for Energy System Resilience
The Energy Department announced $8 million for innovative approaches to enhance the reliability and resilience of the nation’s energy infrastructure.
May 8, 2019
Energy Department, Exxon, and National Lab officials sign a partnership agreement
DOE National Labs Partner with ExxonMobil for $100 Million in Joint Research
Ten-year agreement between National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Energy Technology Laboratory, and ExxonMobil will bring lower-emissions tech
May 7, 2019
Polymer Additive Manufacturing lab at the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility
Department of Energy Announces $89 Million for Innovative Manufacturing Technologies
Funding Opportunity Announcement tackles key Departmental priorities such as domestic manufacturing for energy storage.
May 7, 2019
Frontier Supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
U.S. Department of Energy and Cray to Deliver Record-Setting Frontier Supercomputer at ORNL
Exascale system expected to be world’s most powerful computer for science and innovation.
May 3, 2019
Man in a hard hat standing on top of a building, holding an e-tablet, with a view at construction workers doing work below.
DOE Announces $33.5 Million for Energy Efficient, Advanced Building Construction Technologies & Practices
Funding Opportunity Announcement aims to develop deep energy retrofit and new construction technologies.
May 3, 2019
Researchers growing algae to study how it can be used as a renewable source of food, fuels, and other products.
DOE Announces $79 Million for Bioenergy Research and Development
Funding supports DOE’s goal of providing consumers and businesses with a range of domestic energy options that are affordable, reliable, and secure.
May 2, 2019
Energy leaders visit Fluxys’ Zeebrugge LNG import terminal in Belgium.
Readout of Secretary Perry’s Brussels Trip
Secretary Rick Perry and Senior DOE officials are in Brussels, Belgium for the 1st U.S.-EU Energy Council High-Level Business Forum.
May 2, 2019
Secretary Perry Visits London, England
Visit was meant to honor cooperation between the United States and the United Kingdom on Nuclear Security and Non Proliferation.
May 2, 2019
liquified natural gas exports
Department of Energy Authorizes LNG Exports from the Driftwood and Port Arthur LNG Projects
Driftwood and Port Arthur are authorized to export up to 3.88 and 1.91 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas as LNG, respectively.
April 30, 2019
Deputy Secretary Brouillette Meets With West Virginia Governor Jim Justice
Deputy Secretary noted the Administration’s support of a strong and vibrant West Virginia economy and the important economic potential from the state.
April 30, 2019
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DOE, Israel’s Ministry of Energy, and Israel Innovation Authority Announce Call for Proposals for the U.S.-Israel Energy Center
Center will initially fund up to $16 million for research in the areas of energy-water nexus, fossil energy, energy storage, and cybersecurity.
April 29, 2019
National Science Bowl 2019 middle school winners
Students from Minnesota and Massachusetts Win DOE’s 29th National Science Bowl
Successful competition highlights importance of investing in next generation of leaders in science.
April 24, 2019
How the Energy Department Helps Fight the Opioid Crisis
The Energy Department is providing a range of advanced scientific and technological tools to combat the opioid epidemic.
April 23, 2019
DOE Announces $47 Million for Flexible Building Technologies, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), and Solid-State Lighting
Integration of more flexible and even dispatchable loads through building automation can optimize energy use leading to decreased energy costs.
April 18, 2019
Sloan Digital Composite of Andromeda Galaxy
Department of Energy to Provide $24 Million to Study Dark Matter
Projects to take advantage of recent theory and technology advances.
April 17, 2019
The Summit Supercomputer at ORNL can be considered the world's "smartest" supercomputer for solving problems using artificial intelligence.
Department of Energy Announces $20 Million for Artificial Intelligence Research
Research aims at improving A.I. as a tool of grid resiliency and science.
April 16, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $39 Million for Oil and Natural Gas R&D Projects
Projects aim to improve oil and natural gas technologies.
April 16, 2019
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Team Grand Winner at Solar Decathlon Design Challenge
DOE announced winners of its Solar Decathlon® Design Challenge, in which student teams design highly efficient buildings powered by renewable energy.