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March 11, 2013
Energy Department Announces New Funding Opportunity for Innovative Small Modular Reactors

Follow-On Solicitation to Help Design and License SMRs for Commercialization by 2025

March 5, 2013
Energy Department Accelerates the Deployment of Advanced Vehicle Technologies with Private Industry Partnerships

Coca-Cola, Dell, Facebook, Hertz, and Others Partner with the Energy Department to Offer More Vehicle Fueling Options for Employees

February 26, 2013
ARPA-E Announces Projects Have Attracted Over $450 Million in Private Sector Funding, Spurred Start-up Company Formation and Fostered

ARPA-E Deputy Director Cheryl Martin Highlights Projects’ Technical Successes and Market Engagement During Keynote At ARPA-E’s Fourth Annual Energy Innovation Summit

February 25, 2013
STARTING TODAY: Bloomberg, Daniels, Musk, Pickens, Chu and Energy Leaders Headline 3-Day ARPA-E Summit

Building on the President’s call in his State of the Union address to further American energy independence through innovation, key thought leaders from academia, business, and government will come together.

February 21, 2013
Energy Department Announces $20 Million for New Tools and Technology to Strengthen Energy Sector Cybersecurity Protections

Industry to Test Effectiveness of Developed Tools Under Cyber Threat Scenarios

February 21, 2013
Obama Administration Announces Johnson Controls, Macy’s and Sprint Join the Better Buildings Challenge

National Leadership Program to Cut Energy Waste, Create Clean Energy Jobs

February 14, 2013
FDA Approves First Bionic Eye for the Blind

Decade of Department of Energy Research Played a Key Role in the Technology

February 7, 2013
Energy Department, Treasury Announce Availability of $150 Million in Tax Credits for Clean Energy Manufacturers

The U.S. Departments of Energy and the Treasury announced the availability of $150 million in Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits for clean energy and energy efficiency manufacturing projects across the United States.

February 4, 2013
Carbon Capture and Storage FutureGen 2.0 Project Moves Forward Into Second Phase

Near-Zero Emissions Coal-Fueled Power Plant to Demonstrate Commercial Scale Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies

January 31, 2013
Thirteen Major Companies Join Energy Department’s Workplace Charging Challenge

Challenge Launched to Support and Expand Workplace Charging Availability for U.S. Employees