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September 29, 2017
Secretary Perry Urges FERC to Take Swift Action to Address Threats to Grid Resiliency
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry formally proposes that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) take swift action to address threats to grid.
September 22, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $36 Million for Projects to Advance Carbon Capture Technologies
Projects will continue the development of carbon capture technologies to either the engineering scale or to a commercial design.
September 20, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces Integrated Biorefinery Optimization Projects
Projects will work to solve critical research and developmental challenges encountered for the successful scale-up of integrated biorefineries.
September 19, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces High Performance Computing for Materials Program to Help Industry Develop New, Improved Material...
Initiative will initially focus on challenges facing industry as they work to develop new or improved materials that can sustain extreme conditions.
September 19, 2017
Department of Energy Announces 18 New Projects to Accelerate Production of Macroalgae for Energy and Other Uses
New projects will develop the tools to enable the United States to become a leading producer of seaweed, helping to improve U.S. energy security.
September 18, 2017
Department of Energy National Labs Recognized as International R&D Hub by International Atomic Energy Agency
The IAEA designation makes the United States one of only three countries identified for unique capabilities and excellence in nuclear research.
September 15, 2017
U.S. Department of Energy Authorizes Eagle Maxville Small-Scale Liquefied Natural Gas Exports
Eagle Maxville authorized to export domestically produced LNG in ISO containers loaded at the Maxville Facility located in Jacksonville.
September 13, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces Nearly $20 Million To Help Commercialize Promising Energy Technologies
This second Department-wide round of funding through the Office of Technology Transition’s Technology Commercialization Fund will support 54 projects.
September 12, 2017
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Energy Department Announces Achievement of SunShot Goal, New Focus for Solar Energy Office
Average price of utility-scale solar is now 6 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh).
September 12, 2017
Energy Department Invests Up to $50 Million to Improve the Resilience and Security of the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure
Projects to improve the resilience of the Nation's critical energy infrastructure, including the electric grid and oil and natural gas infrastructure.
September 1, 2017
U.S. Department of Energy Proposes Expedited Approval for Small-Scale Natural Gas Exports
A proposed rule aims to provide faster approval of small-scale exports of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), from export facilities.
August 24, 2017
Department of Energy Announces $50 Million for Large-Scale Pilot Fossil Fuel Projects
New funding to support design, construction, and operation of two large-scale pilots for transformational coal technologies.
August 23, 2017
Department of Energy Announces 21 New Projects to Develop High-Performance Circuits for Industrial, Consumer Use
Funding part of Creating Innovative and Reliable Circuits Using Inventive Topologies and Semiconductors (CIRCUITS) program.
August 21, 2017
Department of Energy Participates in Press Conference to Mark First Shipment of Coal to Ukraine
The shipment will depart from the Port of Baltimore later this week and arrive in Ukraine in September.
August 16, 2017
DOE Invests $17.4 Million in Projects To Advance Recovery of Rare Earth Elements From Coal and Coal Byproducts
Energy Department selects four projects to move on to a second phase of research in their efforts to advance recovery of rare earth elements.
August 8, 2017
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Energy Department Reports: Wind Energy Continues Rapid Growth in 2016
Texas, Oklahoma, and Iowa lead the nation as wind industry added more than 8,200 megawatt of capacity last year.
August 8, 2017
Dan Brouillette Sworn in as Deputy Secretary of the United States Department of Energy
Mr. Brouillette has three decades of experience in both the public and private sector. He recently was the Senior Vice President and head of USAA.
August 1, 2017
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Energy Department Announces Eleven Projects to Boost Private-Sector Support of Energy Innovation
Projects address systemic barriers currently preventing the private sector from more fully supporting energy innovation.
July 31, 2017
Secretary Perry and Secretary Ross Hail New Coal Deal With Ukraine
Ukrainian state-owned power generation company Centrenergo PJSC will purchase American thermal coal ahead of the upcoming winter season.
July 17, 2017
Department of Energy Provides $40 Million for 4 DOE Bioenergy Research Centers
Four DOE Bioenergy Research Centers will provide breakthroughs for a new generation of sustainable, cost-effective bioproducts and bioenergy.
July 12, 2017
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Energy Department Announces $46.2 Million for 48 Projects to Advance Solar Power Technologies
New projects intended to develop innovative, early-stage solar power technologies.
July 12, 2017
Energy Department Announces $19.4 Million Investment in Advanced Vehicle Technologies
DOE announced $19.4 million for 22 new cost-shared battery, materials, engine, and mobility systems projects.
July 10, 2017
Energy Department Awards New Contract to Manage and Operate SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry awards five-year, new contract to Stanford University to manage and operate SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.
June 29, 2017
U.S. Department of Energy Authorizes Additional Liquefied Natural Gas Exports from Lake Charles
The approval of two long-term applications to export additional liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Lake Charles LNG Liquefaction Project.
June 27, 2017
Energy Department Announces Promotion of James M. Owendoff to Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Office of Environmental Management
Owendoff has served as a Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary in the Office of Environmental Management (EM) since January 2010.