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DOE Announces $36 Million for High-Temperature Materials Projects
ARPA-E projects to develop new technologies for high performance heat exchangers, components.
March 22, 2019
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Secretary Perry Announces Financial Close on Additional Loan Guarantees During Trip to Vogtle Advanced Nuclear Energy Project
DOE reaches financial close for up to $3.7 billion in additional guarantees of loans to finance the continued construction of Vogtle Units 3 and 4.
March 22, 2019
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Establishment of the U.S.-Brazil Energy Forum
Forum will be driven by effective interagency coordination on both sides and informed by industry and private sector representatives.
March 19, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy and Intel to Build First Exascale Supercomputer
The Argonne National Laboratory supercomputer will enable high performance computing and artificial intelligence at exascale by 2021.
March 18, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Meets With Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania Energy Officials
The Ministers discussed a wide array of expanded energy cooperation between the three Baltic States and the United States.
March 15, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $30 Million for Front-End Engineering Design Studies for Carbon Capture Systems
Projects will support studies for CO2 systems on both coal and natural gas power plants.
March 14, 2019
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President Trump Releases FY 2020 Budget Request
Budget Request supports America’s continued rise as an energy independent nation, and advances U.S. national security and economic growth.
March 11, 2019
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DOE Makes Up To $17 Million Available for Energy Infrastructure Deployment on Tribal Lands
Funding will support tribes interested in harnessing their vast undeveloped energy resources.
March 11, 2019
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Department of Energy to Provide $30 Million for Fusion Research on International Facilities
Research to take advantage of capabilities available abroad.
March 8, 2019
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DOE Announces $100 Million in Small Business Innovation and Technology Funding
Eligible small businesses that have previously received Phase I grants will be able to complete for Phase II grants with a duration of up to 2 years.
March 6, 2019
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ENERGY BLOG

CWC Opens Doors for New Grads Seeking Jobs in Wind
The competition includes two multi-faceted challenges: design, build, and test a wind turbine; and plan and financially analyze a wind plant.
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Collegiate Wind Competition Provides Students with Opportunities
This competition challenges interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate students to create unique solutions to complex wind energy projects.
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Graduate Fellow Feature: Lauryn Williams
Lauryn Williams is part of the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
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8 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day
Today is International Women’s Day, a worldwide celebration about the incredible contributions to society women have made throughout history.
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Women of Water Power
To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, we’ve interviewed some of the women working across the Water Power Technologies Office.
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NNSA fellows learn the ins and outs of building their future
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program recently held a two-day career event to prepare fellows for the next steps in their careers.
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Graduate Fellow Feature: Merritt Earle
NNSA Graduate Fellows like Merritt Earle are offered full-time, salaried positions in the Nuclear Security Enterprise and a year of training.
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DOE: There's a Definite Need for a Fast Test Reactor
Having a fast test reactor will drastically speed up the time it takes to test, develop and qualify advanced reactor technologies.
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Black History Month: 5 Facts About Dr. William Jacob Knox Jr.
Dr. William Jacob Knox Jr. broke barriers his entire life and was the first black supervisor in the Manhattan Project.
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800 People Attend DOE-Supported STEM Night at Oak Ridge School
Nearly 20 employees from DOE’s offices of EM and Science supported a local middle school’s first STEM night, which attracted more than 800 students.
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Media Advisories

Secretary Perry to Visit Vogtle 3&4 Site
Secretary Perry will deliver remarks at Vogtle Nuclear Plant in Georgia.
March 19, 2019
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Under Secretary Dabbar to Visit Fermi National Lab
U.S. Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar will be at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory for the PIP-II Groundbreaking Ceremony.
March 14, 2019
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DOE at CERAWeek and Partnership for Transatlantic Energy Cooperation Ministerial
Leadership will participate in the following press engagements and meetings at CERAWeek by IHS Markit and the Partnership for Transatlantic Energy.
March 13, 2019
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Department of Energy at CERAWeek: Day Three
On Wednesday, Energy Department leadership will participate in the following press engagements and bilateral meetings at CERAWeek.
March 12, 2019
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Secretary Perry at CERAWeek: Day Two
On Tuesday, March 12th, Secretary Perry will participate in the following press engagements and bilateral meetings at CERAWeek.
March 11, 2019
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Secretary Perry at CERAWeek: Day One
Secretary Perry will participate in the following strategic energy dialogue and bilateral meetings on the sidelines of CERAWeek by IHS Markit.
March 8, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Give Remarks Before the Latino Coalition
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will speak before The Latino Coalition’s Legislative Summit on Wednesday, March 6.
March 5, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Hold SEAB Meeting
Secretary Perry will welcome his members of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) to convene for their first meeting.
February 27, 2019
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Secretary Perry and Secretary Chao to Participate in CPAC Discussion
Secretaries will discuss the Administration’s progress in reducing regulations, rebuilding and revitalizing the Nation's infrastructure, and more.
February 27, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Hold a Joint Press Conference With IEA Executive Director Dr. Fatih Birol
Event will include an update on Global Energy Markets and discussion on the success and future of American energy.
February 26, 2019
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#STEMRising

ASFE Steven Winberg Touts FE Efforts in STEM Community
March 21, 2019
Students deserve access to STEM education, for their future and America’s future. Read about the Office of Fossil Energy's STEM programs here.
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CWC Opens Doors for New Grads Seeking Jobs in Wind
March 21, 2019
The competition includes two multi-faceted challenges: design, build, and test a wind turbine; and plan and financially analyze a wind plant.
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Idaho National Laboratory Supports State Efforts to Develop Cybersecurity Workforce
March 19, 2019
Idaho National Laboratory joins the Girls Go CyberStart movement.
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Attention Students: Artificial Intelligence Summer Institute Applications Open Now
March 18, 2019
At Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL) Artificial Intelligence Summer Institute, students and graduates get ten weeks of AI learning.
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17 National Labs: Changing the World We Live In
Learn how the Energy Department’s National Laboratories are changing the world we live in.