WASHINGTON— On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will hold a media briefing on DOE’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request, outlining DOE’s proposed investments in research and development, basic science, nuclear stockpile management, and DOE’s other core responsibilities.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz will participate in a Director’s Forum on the importance of nuclear non-proliferation and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz today announced Dr. Phil Sharp as the second recipient of the James R. Schlesinger Medal for Energy Security. Dr. Sharp is president of Resources for the Future and a former U.S. Congressman from Indiana. Dr. Sharp will receive the medal at a ceremony at the Department of Energy headquarters in Washington on January 20, 2016.
In celebration of Black History Month, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz will join Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole for a fireside chat on engaging African Americans in energy sector opportunities at the National Museum of African Art.
On Friday, February 20, 2015 Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz will join Fred P. Hochberg, Chairman and President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) for a tour of the First Solar manufacturing plant in Perrysburg, highlighting the federal government’s continued support of renewable energy innovation in the U.S. and underscoring the contributions these investments are making to the nation’s goal of a low-carbon energy future.
Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall will visit the Western Area Power Administration for a ceremony at the Electrical District No. 5 Substation to view progress on the Electrical District 5-to-Palo Verde transmission project.