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Press Releases

April 10, 2024

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Joint Statement between DOE and the Japan Ministry of Education, Sports, Science and Technology Concerning a Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Fusion Energy Demonstration and Commercialization

DOE and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan to form a major new strategic partnership to accelerate the demonstration and commercialization of fusion energy.

Press Releases

April 4, 2024

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DOE Announces $27 Million to Help 40 State, Local and Tribal Communities Lead America's Equitable and Resilient Clean Energy Future

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda is Improving Critical Infrastructure and Removing Barriers to Clean Energy Deployment in Historically Underserved Communities

Press Releases

April 4, 2024

DOE Finalizes Energy Efficiency Standards for Distribution Transformers That Protect Domestic Supply Chains and Jobs, Strengthen Grid Reliability, and Deliver Billions in Energy Savings

Driven by Robust Engagement Process, Finalized Standards Will Strengthen Grid Resiliency, Preserve Unions Jobs, Support Domestic Electric Steel Growth, and Enhance America’s Economic and Manufacturing Competitiveness

Blog

April 3, 2024

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The Largest Digital Camera Ever Built for Astronomy Makes Its Debut

A team from DOE’s national labs has finished building the Legacy Survey of Space and Time Camera, which will take unparalleled images of the cosmos.

Press Releases

April 3, 2024

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DOE Announces Better Buildings Initiative to Accelerate Heat Pump Manufacturing and Adoption, Reducing Energy Waste and Lowering Energy Bills

New Initiative Aims to Bring More Efficient, Rooftop Heat Pump Technologies to Market as Soon as 2027

Press Releases

April 2, 2024

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DOE Releases First Ever Federal Blueprint to Decarbonize America’s Buildings Sector

First Comprehensive Federal Strategy Outlines Pathways to Reduce Emissions 90% in Buildings Sector by 2050, Reinforcing President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to Lower Energy Costs, Improve Resilience, and Tackle the Climate Crisis

Press Releases

March 29, 2024

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $4 Billion in Tax Credits to Build Clean Energy Supply Chain, Drive Investments, and Lower Costs in Energy Communities

Historic Incentives in President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda are Supporting Over 100 American-Made Clean Energy Manufacturing, Critical Minerals, and Industrial Decarbonization Projects, Bolstering Domestic Supply Chains, Lower Costs, and Create Good-Paying American Jobs

Blog

March 29, 2024

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Stories, Music, and Reflection: DOE’s Celebration of Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month marks time for reflection and celebration of the accomplishments and triumphs of women throughout centuries past, The Department of Energy’s (DOE) observance also considered the contributions still to come.

Blog

March 28, 2024

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Open Letter: Farewell to Staff from the Outgoing Director of the DOE Office of Science

As I depart the Office of Science to return to my academic position, I would like to take a moment to reflect on the amazing things we’ve done together over the past two years.

Press Releases

March 28, 2024

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $62 Million to Lower Battery Recycling Costs Across the Nation

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Invests in Projects That Will Reduce Costs for Consumer Battery Recycling, Making EVs More Affordable and Boosting Our Domestic Supply Chains