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February 7, 2014
Energy Department Announces Funding to Improve the Resiliency of the Electric Grid

New Advanced Microgrids Will Help Communities Bolster Their Resiliency and Become More Adaptive as the Climate Changes

February 6, 2014
NASCAR and Sprint Join Energy Department’s Workplace Charging Challenge

Installing 34 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Locations Across the Country

February 6, 2014
In Austin, Energy Secretary Moniz Announces New ARPA-E Solar Projects

$30 Million “FOCUS” Program Supports 12 Projects that Develop Cost-Effective Solar Energy

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.

February 3, 2014
New Energy Efficiency Standards for External Power Supplies to Cut Consumers’ Utility Bills

As Part of Climate Action Plan, Standards to Reduce Harmful Carbon Pollution

January 31, 2014
Energy Secretary Moniz's Remarks at Hampton University in Hampton, Va. -- As Prepared for Delivery

Today, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz traveled to Hampton Roads, Va. to highlight President Obama’s State of the Union address at Hampton University, one of the nation’s top historically black universities and a leader in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

January 30, 2014
New Energy Efficiency Standards for Metal Halide Lamp Fixtures to Save on Energy Bills and Reduce Carbon Pollution

As part of the Energy Department’s efforts to develop efficiency standards that cut carbon pollution and save money by saving energy, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced that the Department has finalized new energy efficiency standards for metal halide lamp fixtures.

January 29, 2014
Los Angeles Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency, Better Buildings Challenge

As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to work with state and local governments to deploy smart policies that drive investment and create jobs, the Energy Department recognized the city of Los Angeles, Calif., for its leadership in the Department’s Better Buildings Challenge.

January 27, 2014
Energy Department Names Elliot Mainzer Bonneville Power Administration Administrator

The Energy Department announced that Elliot Mainzer has been appointed Administrator for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA).

January 27, 2014
Statement by Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on 2013 Solar Jobs Census

Secretary Moniz issued a statement on the 2013 Solar Jobs Census.