The Department's internal wiki, Powerpedia, is holding an editing competition as part of its 5th Birthday celebration. Users will collect points by making edits to the wiki. The points will be used to determine the event winners. The Powerpedia Games winners will receive their awards as part of a formal celebration in the Headquarters auditorium.
A little over a year ago, Secretary Moniz announced the launch of the American Energy Data Challenge. The Challenge would consist of a series of four contests, combining open data and energy innovation, and drawing on the creativity of the American public in multiple ways. Our goals were simple: to increase the value of the vast public data sets held in trust by the Department of Energy, and to put new tools into the hands of individuals, homes, and businesses fueled by public and private energy data.
Many people are aware of Energy’s mission and how our Laboratories contribute to the Nation’s economic prosperity and security through scientific discovery. Our transformative advances also include technology solutions such as scientific computing and maintaining a vibrant science and engineering community. Cybersecurity is intertwined in work we do, being one of the most transformational tenants of Government, adapting to ever evolving threats, and making our technological advancements secure.