Energy News

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 23, 2017
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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 21, 2017
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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 16, 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
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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 8, 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.
August 1, 2017
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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 31, 2017
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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 17, 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
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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 12, 2017
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Throwing Shade: 3 Things to Know About the Solar Eclipse
Solar eclipse mania is sweeping across America and for good reason. Here are a few things to keep in mind as the big day approaches.
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5 Things You Should Know About Wind Energy
From utility-scale wind farms to the nation’s first offshore wind project, the U.S. wind industry continued to grow in 2016.
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Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Wind Power
Get the details on a few of the lesser known wind energy facts.
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Snapping the Sun: 5 Tips for Capturing Compelling Solar Power Photos
Learn how you can take the best photos for the “Hit Me with Your SunShot” contest!
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Welcome to the New#!
A blog about all the new updates to the website.
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5 Facts About Fireworks
Happy Fourth of July! Learn about the science of fireworks with these energy-related facts.
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Nuclear Energy: Clean, Constant, and Cool
Many people don't realize the role that nuclear energy plays in our daily lives. Here's the lowdown on this clean, constant, and cool energy resource.
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U.S. Energy Policy Will Drive Jobs, Clean Energy
Secretary Perry writes an op-ed about exiting the Paris Accord, while still advancing American energy policy.
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DOE and VA Team Up to Improve Healthcare for Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Energy are partnering to transform health care delivery for Veterans.
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Color Outside the Lines: Women in STEM 2017 Coloring Book

Color your own version of illustrations of five historical women in STEM with this print-at-home coloring book we produced for Women's History...

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Solar power is booming in the U.S. So what happens when the sun disappears during a total solar eclipse? We talk to the energy experts.

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Five Fast Facts about Nora Stanton Blatch Barney
Nora Stanton Blatch Barney was the first American woman to become a civil engineer in 1905 and granddaughter of a women’s rights icon.
March 30, 2017
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Five Fast Facts about Dr. Ruby Hirose
March 23, 2017

Dr. Ruby Hirose was a Japanese-American researcher whose research helped lead to vaccines against polio and other diseases.

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Five Fast Facts About Barbara McClintock
March 16, 2017

Barbara McClintock was a pioneer in the field of cytogenetics, the study of the structure and function of cells.

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Five Fast Facts About Evelyn Boyd Granville
March 9, 2017

Dr. Evelyn Boyd Granville was the second African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics and worked on early U.S. space missions.

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U.S. Department of Energy: Science for the People
The challenges that face us now in energy, science, and nuclear security won't wait.
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