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March 23, 2015
Energy Department Recognizes Cleveland Partners for Leadership in Saving Energy

As part of the Administration’s effort to cut energy waste in the nation’s buildings, the Energy Department is recognizing its Cleveland area partners for their leadership in saving energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions today.

March 20, 2015
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz Announce Delegation to Join Business Development Mission to China

The trade mission will help U.S. companies launch or increase their business operations in China for Smart Cities.

March 18, 2015
Energy Department Selects 11 Tribal Communities to Deploy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies

Projects provide Indian Tribes and Alaska Native villages clean energy options that will reduce fossil fuel use and save money.

March 12, 2015
Energy Department Releases New Wind Report, Examines Future of Industry

Wind Vision: A New Era for Wind Power in the United States confirms that with technological advancements driving projected cost reductions, in combination with continued siting and transmission development, wind power can be economically deployed to provide renewable power in all 50 states.

March 11, 2015
A Statement from Under Secretary for Science and Energy Franklin Orr on New Leadership at PNNL

Dr. Franklin Orr, Under Secretary for Science and Energy welcomes Dr. Steven Ashby as the new Director of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

March 4, 2015
U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center Issues Solicitation to Address the Energy-Water Nexus

Today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a $12.5 million Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for a new technical track under the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) that addresses water-related aspects of energy production and use. The solicitation calls for the formation of a U.S-based consortium to work with Chinese counterparts to bolster collaborative efforts to help ensure energy, water, and environmental security and combat climate change. The consortium will be funded with $12.5 million DOE support and $12.5 million recipient cost share for a total of $25 million over the 5 year period of performance.

February 25, 2015
Energy Department to Help Tribes Advance Clean Energy Projects and Increase Resiliency

As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to help tribal communities nationwide enhance their energy security and build a sustainable energy future, the U.S. Department of Energy today announced the third round of Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Renewable Energy Project Development Assistance, which provides federally recognized tribal governments and other tribal entities with on-the-ground support to accelerate clean energy project deployment.

February 20, 2015
Statement by DOE Spokesperson on Secretary Moniz’s Travel to Geneva

This is the statement by a Department Spokesperson on Secretary Moniz’s Travel to Geneva.

February 13, 2015
Statement from Secretary Moniz on Dr. Fatih Birol's Confirmation as Executive Director of the International Energy Agency

Today, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz made the following statement regarding Dr. Fatih Birol's confirmation to be the next Executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA):

February 13, 2015
Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall Discusses Importance of Public-Private Partnerships at White House Cybersecurity Summit

Today, Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall participated in a panel discussion on the “Public-Private Collaboration on Cybersecurity” as part of the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection keynoted by President Obama.