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Staff and Contractors

Watch the video above to hear a message from Secretary Moniz, highlighting the FY 2016 budget request for the Department of Energy and his appreciation for the vital mission and dedicated employees of the Department. As referenced in the video, employees are encouraged to visit the Department's website to view the full FY 2016 budget presentation, which proposes approximately $30 billion to support nuclear security, clean energy, environmental cleanup, climate change, science and innovation.

The Energy Department’s staff and contractors are at the heart of everything we do -- and are the people responsible for turning our mission into actions that matter for all Americans. Learn more about your colleagues, how to participate in staff-wide initiatives and how to access employee services. 


History of the Energy Department's Role in Nuclear Security

A timeline of nuclear security at the Department of Energy from the Manhattan Project to present day.

The Development of EAGLE-I: the First-Ever Technology to Track Power Outages Nationwide
Hurricane Sandy -- shown here via satellite on the night of November 2, 2012 -- was the first real test of EAGLE-I's capabilities | Photo courtesy of CIMSS/University Wisconsin-Madison/NASA/NOAA.

Eagle-I is the first-ever system to monitor energy infrastructure disturbances nationwide in real-time; and the team that created it is now being recognized for their service.

10 Questions with Author and Energy Expert Daniel Yergin
Secretary Moniz presents the first ever James Schlesinger Medal for Energy Security to Dr. Daniel Yergin. | Photo Courtesy of the Energy Department.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Daniel Yergin is the first recipient of the James Schlesinger Medal for Energy Security.

Increasing Energy Security
Staff and Contractors

There is a lot of discussion lately about domestic energy production and American energy security. For the Obama Administration, moving towards the goal of energy independence has been a clear priority since day one.

Climate Change: Effects on Our Energy

A new report shows how a changing climate has impacted and may continue to affect our energy supplies and electricity infrastructure. Read highlights from the report and explore a map that shows how climate change has already made an impact.