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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

July 22, 2016
Energy Department and American Public Power Association Sign Agreement to Accelerate Growth of Electric Vehicle Market

Memorandum of Understanding will help increase education and awareness of the benefits of EVs to public power utilities and local officials

July 21, 2016
FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces Federal and Private Sector Actions to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption in the United States

Administration announces new actions geared towards accelerating the deployment of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and putting more electric vehicles on the road.

July 19, 2016

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President Obama is committed to ensuring that every American family can choose to go solar and to cut their energy bills – and that every American community has the tools they need to tackle local air pollution and global climate change.

July 18, 2016
Energy Department Awards $40 Million for Research to Support Waste Cleanup at DOE Nuclear Sites

Four New Energy Frontier Research Centers Will Address Waste Challenge from Cold War-Era Weapons Production

July 15, 2016
Energy Department Invests $19 Million to Improve Efficiency of Nation’s Buildings

Projects Will Make Buildings Smarter, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Store Energy, Strengthen Insulation, and Harness the Sun for Lighting

July 14, 2016
Statement from Secretary Ernest Moniz on the Anniversary of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

"One year ago, the P5+1, the European Union and the Islamic Republic of Iran announced the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a historic deal to ensure that Iran’s nuclear program is – and will remain – a peaceful one, or that the international community will have more than enough time to respond if Iran’s program proves otherwise. After years of negotiations and months of preparations for the implementation of the JCPOA, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) certified that Iran completed all the necessary nuclear steps required to reach Implementation Day in January.

July 13, 2016
Department of Energy Cites BWXT Conversion Services, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Program Violations

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to BWXT Conversion Services, LLC (BWCS) for violations of DOE worker safety and health requirements. DOE’s enforcement program holds contractors accountable for meeting regulatory requirements and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace.

July 12, 2016
Energy Department Announces Up to $15 Million to Help Improve the Security and Resilience of the Nation’s Power Grid

Funding Will Help Public Power and Electric Cooperative Utilities Strengthen Cyber and Physical Security Tools, Practices, and Training

June 21, 2016
DOE Announces $16 Million for 54 Projects to Help Commercialize Promising Energy Technologies

Technology Commercialization Fund Will Support 12 National Labs and 52 Private Sector Partners.