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May 28, 2015
Energy Department Selects Five Alaska Villages in next round of START Project to Support Clean Energy Development

Program provides Alaska Native Corporations and Alaska Native governments with technical assistance to accelerate tribal clean energy projects and initiatives.

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 28, 2015
Energy Department Authorizes Alaska LNG Project, LLC to Export Liquefied Natural Gas

The Energy Department has authorized the Alaska LNG Project to export liquid natural gas to to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the United States.

May 28, 2015
Better Buildings Expanding to Help Increase Efficiency in Homes

To further advance energy efficiency in buildings across the country, the Department of Energy is launching two new Better Buildings Accelerators that will help American families improve the efficiency of their homes.

May 27, 2015
Better Buildings Challenge Saves $840 Million in Energy Costs, Adds New Water Savings Goal

Better Buildings Challenge partners have cut energy waste by 94 trillion British thermal units since the challenge launched in 2011.

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 26, 2015
Energy Department Announces $32 Million to Boost Solar Workforce Training, Drive Solar Energy Innovation

Today, the Energy Department is announcing $32 million in funding to help train American workers for the solar energy workforce and to further drive down the cost of solar by developing innovative low-cost concentrating solar power collectors and increasing access to critical solar data.

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.

May 21, 2015
Energy Secretary Moniz Announces 2014 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award Winners

Secretary Moniz announced the 2014 winners of the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Awards, nine mid-career scientists who have already made substantial contributions to their fields and the nation.

May 19, 2015
Energy Department Releases Report, Evaluates Potential for Wind Power in All 50 States

New report shows how the United States can unlock the vast potential for wind energy deployment through next-generation turbines.