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DOE Bids Farewell to NNSA’s Klotz
Department also awards outgoing Administrator the prestigious Schlesinger Medal, names Acting Administrator for NNSA.
January 19, 2018
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Department of Energy Implementation Activities in the Case of a Lapse of Appropriations
Learn more about the Department of Energy's plan for operating in the event of a lapse of appropriations.
January 19, 2018
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Department of Energy Responds to FERC Decision on Proposed Rule
DOE also exploring innovative ways to monitor the long term resiliency of our grid.
January 8, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces Chanette Armstrong as Director of the Office of Technology Transitions
As the Director, Ms. Armstrong’s responsibilities will extend across Department of Energy’s program offices, its 17 national labs.
January 8, 2018
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Department of Energy to Invest $30 Million to Boost Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas Recovery
Projects will address critical gaps in our understanding of reservoir behavior, optimal well-completion strategies, and more.
January 3, 2018
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Department of Energy Publishes Natural Gas Liquids Primer
This primer explains what NGLs are, how they are used, recent market developments, and the supporting infrastructure in the Appalachian region.
December 20, 2017
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Department of Energy Announces $12 Million to Advance Early-Stage Solar Research
Eight projects to advance predictive modeling capabilities for solar generation.
December 19, 2017
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DOE Announces Plan to Modernize Department
U.S. Department of Energy announces intent to modernize the agency’s organizational structure.
December 15, 2017
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Energy Department Workshop Focuses On Long-Term Plan for Puerto Rico’s Energy Infrastructure
Conversation at the workshop was driven by a dialogue of existing Puerto Rico energy plans, developed by several organizations.
December 14, 2017
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Department of Energy Announces $100 Million Open Solicitation for Transformative Energy Projects
OPEN will support America’s top innovators through dozens of early-stage research and development projects.
December 13, 2017
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ENERGY BLOG

Q&A with Virginia Castro: DOE Mission to Puerto Rico
When Virginia Castro returned from temporary assignment to Puerto Rico, she brought back memories and lessons that transformed her perspective.
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5 Fast Facts About Nuclear Energy
Get up to speed on nuclear energy with these 5 fast facts.
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4 Key Benefits of Advanced Small Modular Reactors
Advanced small modular reactors could change the way we think about nuclear power. Here are 4 key benefits you need to know about them.
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Energy.gov’s Top 7 Moments in 2017
Before we close out 2017, let’s take a look back at some of the big things we did on Energy.gov and what you liked and shared the most.
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STEM Volunteer Fair: Leading the Way in Promoting Education
On December 20, federal employees were invited to meet STEM organizations at the 4th Annual Interagency STEM Volunteer Fair.
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DOE agency celebrates 40 years of service to America
Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) is celebrating 40 years of service to its customers on 12/21/17—the anniversary of its official designation.
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Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists and Engineers—As We Were Inspired
Dr. Martin Keller, Director of the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) in Colorado, explains why STEM is critical to our country's future.
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SRS Women in Nuclear Organization Boosts Outreach, Visibility
SRS-WIN has inspired its members to develop leadership skills, network for professional development, and provide education.
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STEM: The Basic Building Blocks for Inspiration and Innovation
Dr. Grace Bochenek, Director of the National Energy Technology Lab (NETL), shared her thoughts on the importance of STEM education.
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Think and Work Like A Computer Scientist With the U.S. Department of Energy
December 4-10 is Computer Science Education Week. Check out some of the computer science resources at Energy.
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STEM Volunteer Fair: Leading the Way in Promoting Education
On December 20, federal employees were invited to meet STEM organizations at the 4th Annual Interagency STEM Volunteer Fair.
December 22, 2017
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Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists and Engineers—As We Were Inspired
Dr. Martin Keller, Director of the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) in Colorado, explains why STEM is critical to our country's future.
December 19, 2017
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SRS Women in Nuclear Organization Boosts Outreach, Visibility
SRS-WIN has inspired its members to develop leadership skills, network for professional development, and provide education.
December 12, 2017
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STEM: The Basic Building Blocks for Inspiration and Innovation
Dr. Grace Bochenek, Director of the National Energy Technology Lab (NETL), shared her thoughts on the importance of STEM education.
December 11, 2017
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