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March 11, 2014
U.S.-India Energy Dialogue 2014

The U.S.-India Energy Dialogue met in New Delhi on March 5-11. Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia hosted the government-to-government portion of the Dialogue meeting on March 11 with United States Department of Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz.  The U.S. delegation included the Department of Energy, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Department of Commerce and State Department.

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.

March 4, 2014
President’s 2015 Budget Proposal Makes Critical Investments in All-of-the-Above Energy Strategy and National Security

An overview of the President's Fiscal Year 2015 budget request for the Department of Energy.

February 28, 2014
New Energy Efficiency Standards for Commercial Refrigeration Equipment to Cut Businesses’ Energy Bills and Carbon Pollution

As Part of Climate Action Plan, Standards to Help Move Communities to Greater Energy Efficiency

February 25, 2014
ARPA-E Projects Attract More Than $625 Million in Private Funding

At the 5th ARPA-E Summit, Private-sector Funding, Start-up Companies, and Public Partnerships Highlighted

February 25, 2014
President Obama Announces Two New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institutes and Launches the First of Four New Manufacturing Innovation Institute Competitions

The President announces new steps in partnership with the private sector to boost advanced manufacturing, strengthen our capabilities for defense, and attract the types of high-quality jobs that a growing middle class requires.

February 19, 2014
Sec. Moniz to Georgia, Energy Department Scheduled to Close on Loan Guarantees to Construct New Nuclear Power Plant Reactors

Project represents first new nuclear reactors to begin construction in the United States in three decades

February 13, 2014
Energy Department Announces Student Teams, Location for Solar Decathlon 2015

At an event today in Irvine, Calif., U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman will announce the 20 collegiate teams selected to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 and unveil the competition’s location.

February 13, 2014
Energy Secretary Moniz Dedicates World’s Largest Concentrating Solar Power Project

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will participate today in the opening of the Ivanpah Solar Energy Generating System, the world’s largest concentrating solar power (CSP) plant.

February 12, 2014
Energy Department Broadens Public-Private Initiative to Help More Organizations Strengthen Their Cybersecurity Capabilities

The Department of Energy announces new versions of the Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (C2M2), which help organizations assess their own cybersecurity capabilities and identify steps to help strengthen their defenses.