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August 10, 2016
Energy Department Announces $30 Million Expansion of U.S.–India Partnership to Advance Clean Energy Research

New PACE-R Consortium Will Include Research on Smart Grid and Storage Technology

July 22, 2016
Energy Department Selects Argonne National Laboratory to Lead U.S. Consortium for New CERC Medium- and Heavy-Duty Truck Technical Track

The New Consortium of University, Private Sector and National Laboratory Partners will Advance Collaboration between the U.S. and China on Truck Efficiency Technologies

June 10, 2016
Energy Department Invests More than $10 Million in Efficient Lighting Research and Development

New projects designed to save consumers money and reduce energy consumption.

June 2, 2016
Energy Secretary Moniz Hosts Gathering of World’s Energy Ministers in San Francisco to Advance Technology Solutions, Accelerate Clean Energy Deployment

21 governments and European Union announce efforts to double clean energy R&D investments over five years to $30 billion per year.

April 14, 2016
Statement on First Meeting of the United States-Republic of Korea High Level Bilateral Commission

Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall and Republic of Korea Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-Yul co-chaired the first meeting of the U.S.-ROK High Level Bilateral Commission in Seoul, South Korea.

November 23, 2015
Energy Department Announces Six Clean Energy Projects through Partnership with Israel

U.S. Department of Energy and Israel’s Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources announce $5.1 million for six newly selected clean energy projects as part of the Binational Industrial Research and Development Energy program.

August 5, 2015
Jonathan Elkind Confirmed as Assistant Secretary for International Affairs

Mr. Elkind will oversee the Department’s extensive international engagements and provide critical support to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary.

May 28, 2015
Energy Secretary Moniz Launches Initiatives to Advance Clean Energy Technologies, Combat Climate Change at Energy Ministerials in Mexico

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz joined global energy leaders in launching new initiatives at two major climate and clean energy conferences in Mexico.

May 26, 2015
Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas Western Hemisphere Clean Energy Initiative

Energy Ministers of Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru, Panama and the United States announced the creation of a new Western Hemisphere Clean Energy Initiative.

May 25, 2015
North American Energy Ministers Establish a Working Group on Climate Change and Energy

The Honorable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources; Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, Mexico’s Secretary of Energy; and Ernest J. Moniz, U.S. Secretary of Energy, today announced the establishment of a North American Energy Ministers’ Working Group on Climate Change and Energy.

July 11, 2014
Moniz Advances Cooperation on Clean Energy and Climate Change in China

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz traveled to Beijing from July 8 to 11 to participate in the sixth U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue.

June 13, 2014
Energy Deputy Secretary Poneman Co-Chairs Nuclear Meeting in Japan

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman and Japan's Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Shinsuke Sugiyama co-chaired the third meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation in Tokyo, Japan, this week.

June 6, 2014
U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial Co-Chairs’ Summary from Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Ethiopian Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy Alemayehu Tegenu

A summary of the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on June 3-4, 2014.

March 21, 2014
U.S. and Mozambique Hold Bilateral Discussions on Prosperous and Sustainable Energy Future

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman met with Mozambican Minister of Mineral Resources Esperanḉa Bias and Vice Minister of Energy Jaime Himede.

March 11, 2014
U.S. and Colombia to Collaborate on First Solar Decathlon in Latin America

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman, Colombia's Minister of Energy and Mines Amylkar Acosta, Mayor of Santiago de Calí Rodrigo Guerrero, and Director of Planning of Colombia Tatyana Orozco signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in the development of a Solar Decathlon Latin America and Caribbean competition.

February 5, 2014
Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the U.S.-Iraq Energy Joint Coordination Committee Meeting

Today in Baghdad, Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman and Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs at the State Department Carlos Pascual co-chaired the Energy Joint Coordination Committee with Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Hussain Al Shahristani.

December 6, 2013
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Secretary Moniz Addresses Conference on the Caribbean’s Energy Future

Secretary Moniz joined Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno in welcoming a group of Caribbean ministers who convened to discuss the region's energy future, climate change, and the roles of energy efficiency, renewable energy and natural gas.

December 5, 2013
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Department of Energy signs Memorandum of Understanding with Colombia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy to Strengthen Energy Cooperation

On December 2, 2013, the Department of Energy signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Colombia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy to strengthen cooperation in the energy sector and to promote regional leadership on energy and climate change.

More information on strategic cooperation with Colombia can be found on this Fact Sheet.

December 3, 2013
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U.S.-South Africa Energy Meeting

South African Minister of Energy Benedict Martins and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman met December 2, 2013, in Washington, DC, for the fourth U.S.-South African Energy Dialogue, together with representatives of supporting U.S. and South African agencies. They reaffirmed the strong ongoing energy development in both nations -- including shale gas, civilian nuclear energy, renewable energy and energy efficiency --to meet our shared energy and climate goals, and the important role of private trade and investment in achieving those goals.

November 4, 2013
Factsheet: Second Meeting of the United States-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation

The second meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation was held on November 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

July 24, 2013
Joint Statement between U.S. Department of Energy and Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Toshimitsu Motegi, and U.S. Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, met on July 24, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Both sides noted the central role played by the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in U.S.-Japan energy cooperation, particularly on energy security matters, civil nuclear energy and clean energy technology research and development (R&D).

July 11, 2013
Department of Energy Releases New Report on Energy Sector Vulnerablities

Report Details Effects of Climate Change and Extreme Weather on Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure and Supply

June 21, 2012
United States, Canada Announce Next Phase of U.S.-Canada Clean Energy Dialogue

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Environment Canada released the U.S.-Canada Clean Energy Dialogue (CED) Action Plan II.

May 3, 2012
U.S.-Brazil Strategic Energy Dialogue

On the occasion of President Obama’s March 2011 visit to Brazil, President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil and he announced the creation of a Strategic Energy Dialogue (SED) to support the two countries’ common goals of developing safe, secure and affordable supplies of energy for economic growth, energy security, and the transition to a clean energy economy.  Priority areas of cooperation include oil and natural gas, biofuels, renewable energy and energy efficiency, and nuclear energy.  In August 2011, U.S.

April 26, 2012
U.S. Department of Energy and the MIT Energy Initiative Announce a Women in Clean Energy Program for United States

At the Third Clean Energy Ministerial in London today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced a three-part plan to help implement the Clean Energy Education and Empowerment initiative or “C3E” – a Ministerial program aimed at attracting more women to clean energy careers and supporting their advancement into leadership positions.