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U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 33 R&D 100 Awards for 2017
Awards recognize exceptional new products or processes that were developed and introduced into the marketplace during the previous year.
November 20, 2017
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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Congratulates 2017 Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) Awardees
Ten accomplished women from across many disciplines were recognized for their achievements and leadership in clean energy.
November 17, 2017
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Department of Energy Approves Presidential Permit for Northern Pass Transmission Line Project
Transmission system will deliver up to 1090 megawatts of low-emission, reliable hydropower from Quebec, Canada to Deerfield, New Hampshire.
November 16, 2017
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DOE National Laboratory Resumes Operation of U.S. Transient Test Reactor
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) achieved an important step towards restoring U.S. nuclear energy transient testing capability.
November 15, 2017
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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces Expanded Partnership Opportunities with the National Laboratories
Authorization comes after the Agreements for Commercializing Technology pilot successfully completed a six-year pilot study.
November 13, 2017
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DOE Joins Congressional Delegation During Visit to Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
Officials visit islands to assess damages and discuss ongoing recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
November 9, 2017
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Department of Energy Cites Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Program Violation
The violation is associated with worker retaliation by SRNS against an employee at the Savannah River Site in 2015.
November 8, 2017
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Department of Energy Announces Five New Projects Through BIRD Energy Partnership with Israel
Selected clean energy projects will receive $4.8 million through Binational Industrial Research and Development program.
November 1, 2017
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Statement from Secretary of Energy Rick Perry on DOE’s Regulatory Review Report to the President
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry issues statement on the Energy Department's regulatory review report to the President.
October 25, 2017
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Department of Energy Statement in Response to FERC Public Comments
Energy Department Press Secretary issues statement about FERC public comments.
October 25, 2017
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How the Energy Department is Helping to Restore Power in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
A look at the Energy Department Department's efforts to bring power back to islands devastated by recent hurricanes.
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GridEx IV: Government and Industry Exercise Together to Improve the Response to Grid Security Emergencies
Grid Security Exercise – known as GridEx – is designed to test the electricity sector’s ability to respond to grid security emergencies.
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Powering Up NASA’s Human Reach for the Red Planet
Learn how the Energy Department is helping power NASA's future space missions.
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How ARPA-E Tech Helped Detect Hurricane Harvey’s Hidden Hazards
After Hurricane Harvey, laser-guided drone technology funded by ARPA-E helped with recovery efforts by searching for leaking natural gas pipelines.
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Lighting the Spark to Pursue STEM Education in Idaho
Mark Peters, Director of Idaho National Lab, discusses the importance of STEM education.
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Searching for the Upside Down
The science hidden in Stranger Things' science fiction.
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Energy Visits G.I.R.L. 2017
A re-cap of the Department of Energy's visit to G.I.R.L. 2017 in Ohio.
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This is Energy @ 40
A recap of our 40th birthday celebration, and looking ahead at the next 40 years.
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10 Reasons to Visit the Solar Decathlon
A free event that will blow your mind is about to land in Denver. No, it doesn’t involve marathoning or microbrewing...it's the Solar Decathlon.
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Solar Decathlon: 3 STEM Resources for Teachers
Solar Decathlon can serve as a teaching tool for educators interested in teaching science, engineering, technology and math – or STEM.
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One of the most ubiquitous items in the world is an item you can probably see from wherever you’re listening… the light bulb. The story of how the light bulb came to light is a fascinating one that we think even a child could understand.

 

History of the light bulb

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STEM at Savannah River National Lab
At Savannah River National Laboratory, "We Put Science to Work." Learn about the Lab’s innovative work in STEM from Director Michalske in this blog.
November 14, 2017
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Apply to Join Our C3E STEM Teacher's Workshop in Boston on 11/17/17
C3E will host a STEM teacher training in Boston on November 17. Apply by Thursday, November 9, 2017.
November 7, 2017
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DOE at WE17: Women Engineers at National Labs Inspiring Future Generations
Kathrine Cipriano gives a brief overview of the 2017 Society of Women Engineers conference.
November 2, 2017
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Lighting the Spark to Pursue STEM Education in Idaho
Mark Peters, Director of Idaho National Lab, discusses the importance of STEM education.
November 1, 2017
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