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Department of Energy to Fund 15 Tribal Energy Infrastructure Deployment Projects
Projects will help Native American and Alaska Native communities harness their vast undeveloped energy resources to reduce or stabilize energy costs.
August 15, 2018
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DOE’S NREL Acquires Powerful New High-Performance Computing System
Eagle will be 3.5 times more powerful than current system dedicated to energy research.
August 14, 2018
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Secretary Perry Announces $38 Million in New Projects to Support Innovative Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
Selections for this investment focus on key early-stage technical challenges.
August 14, 2018
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Hosts Fifth Meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation
Participants from the U.S. included officials from the Department of Energy, the Department of Commerce, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
August 8, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces Request for Information on Offshore Wind Energy R&D Facilities
RFI will allow industry and the public to provide knowledge and recommendations to DOE for the development of offshore wind facilities.
August 3, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $36.4 Million for Fusion Energy Sciences Research
Projects seek to make fusion energy feasible.
August 2, 2018
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Secretary Perry Tours FitzPatrick Nuclear Plant in New York
Tour marks Perry’s first visit to a nuclear plant as Energy Secretary.
August 1, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $10 Million for Earth System Model Development and Analysis
New projects to further enhance one of the world’s most sophisticated computer models for understanding weather and climate patterns.
July 30, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $30 Million for “Ultrafast” Science
Ten projects to advance research in the important and growing field of “ultrafast” science.
July 25, 2018
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U.S. Department of Energy Finalizes Rule to Expedite Approval for Small-Scale Natural Gas Exports
Rule will provide for faster approval of applications for small-scale exports of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas.
July 25, 2018
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ENERGY BLOG

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Offshore Wind Energy
Learn more about efforts to develop America's vast offshore wind resources.
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It’s a Breeze to Teach Wind Energy with these STEM Resources
In celebration of American Wind Week, here’s a look at resources the Energy Department has on offer to learn about wind energy and careers.
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A Note of Appreciation: WAPA’s Crews Work Round the Clock to Restore Power Following the Carr Fire in California
WAPA’s Crews Work Round the Clock to Restore Power Following the Carr Fire in California
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5 Ways the U.S. is Partnering with the Indo-Pacific Region on Energy
New effort called Asia EDGE – Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy aims to strengthen energy security in the Indo-Pacific region.
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Mid-level Leadership Development Program hits the ground running
New NNSA Mid-level Leadership Development Program participants began their journey to reach their top potential and get the most out their careers.
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Students Solving Grand Challenges at a National Lab
Brookhaven National Laboratory Director Doon Gibbs shares why welcoming interns to the Lab is one of his favorite STEM moments.
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New fellowship brings Ph.D. students into National Laboratories for career-launching opportunity
Four doctoral candidates from prestigious universities have officially come aboard as the first Laboratory Residency Graduate Fellowship.
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NNSA ensures weapons development knowledge is passed to next generation
During a visit to NNSA’s headquarters, the 2018 Sandia National Laboratories’ Weapon Intern Program learned from the experts.
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Minority students in advanced manufacturing collaborate and innovate at Kansas City National Security Campus
University students and professors visited KCNSC for a Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Prorgram advanced manufacturing workshop.
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Building the Next Generation of Computational Thinkers
How does STEM move products from scientific discovery to impact? Hear the answer from Paul Kearns, Director of Argonne National Laboratory.
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Secretary Perry to Travel to Mexico City for First Global Challenge
Secretary will also meet with Mexican government officials to discuss the continuity of strong bilateral energy partnership.
August 14, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Secretary will tour the Energy Systems Integration Facility and the Science and Technology Facility with Senator Cory Gardner.
August 13, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to North Dakota
Secretary Perry will travel to North Dakota to tour North American Coal’s Falkirk Mine and Great River Energy’s Coal Creek Station.
August 10, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Visit Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
Secretary Perry will tour the facility and participate in an all-hands meeting where he will provide remarks and answer questions from employees.
August 7, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Travel to Maryland for Debut of Cove Point LNG Export Facility
Secretary Perry will tour the facility, provide remarks, and participate in the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
July 24, 2018
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Secretary Perry to Co-Host Press Conference with OPIC and Participate in Final Ministerial Panel Discussion to Round Out World Gas Week
Thursday June 28th, Secretary Perry will join Ray W. Washburne, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.
June 27, 2018
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World Gas Conference Week Day Two: U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Delivers Opening Keynote Address and Participates in APEC Discussions
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will kick off the official World Gas Conference Opening Ceremonies with a Keynote Address.
June 25, 2018
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World Gas Conference Week Day One: U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Sign Agreement with Israel, Host Three Seas Energy Ministerial ...
Monday June 25th, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will join Yuval Steinitz, Minister of Energy from Israel, to sign an Implementation Agreement.
June 21, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Participate in 2018 World Gas Conference
For the first time in over 30 years, the World Gas Conference will be hosted in the United States.
June 18, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Travel to Argentina for G20 Summit
At the Summit, he will participate in ministerial sessions and bilateral meetings to discuss international energy challenges and solutions.
June 14, 2018
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#STEMRising

Sandia Gears up for Annual Computer Donation Event
Students from more than 40 New Mexico schools are expected to benefit from Sandia National Laboratories’ annual K-12 Computer Donation Event.
August 9, 2018
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Coffee & Conversation with the Boss
What we anticipated to be a get together among interns to share coffee & small talk turned out to be an experience that only few could have imagined.
August 9, 2018
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It’s a Breeze to Teach Wind Energy with these STEM Resources
In celebration of American Wind Week, here’s a look at resources the Energy Department has on offer to learn about wind energy and careers.
August 6, 2018
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After-School Program for Teachers Now Accepting Applications
Science enrichment program at Jefferson Lab helps teachers hone skills and earn recertification points.
July 31, 2018
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Alaska: An Energy Frontier