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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.

January 22, 2014
Secretary Moniz Announces Nearly $50 Million to Advance High-Tech, Fuel Efficient American Autos

At the Washington Auto Show U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced nearly $50 million to accelerate research and development of new vehicle technologies that give drivers and businesses more transportation options and protect the environment in communities nationwide.

January 16, 2014
Energy Department Launches Competition to Encourage the Creation of Innovative Energy Apps Built with Open Data

Second Contest of the American Energy Data Challenge to Include Events in Four Cities

January 15, 2014
FACTSHEET: Next Generation Power Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute

The Obama Administration announces the selection of North Carolina State University to lead a public-private manufacturing innovation institute for next generation power electronics.

January 13, 2014
President Obama Names Scientists Bard and Sessler as Enrico Fermi Award Recipients

WASHINGTON – President Obama has named Dr. Allen J. Bard and Dr. Andrew Sessler as recipients of the Enrico Fermi Award, one of the government’s oldest and most prestigious awards for scientific achievement. The Presidential award carries an honorarium of $50,000, shared equally, and a medal. The award is administered on behalf of the White House by the U.S. Department of Energy.

December 19, 2013
Energy Department Announces Winner of Final Phase of Smart Grid Data Access Funding Opportunity

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to a clean energy future, the Energy Department today announced that San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has won the second phase of the Smart Grid Data Access funding opportunity.

December 19, 2013
The final amount of grout is poured into Tank 6, marking the operational closure of Tanks 5 and 6.
SRS Waste Tanks 5 and 6 Are Operationally Closed

Savannah River Remediation (SRR), the liquid waste contractor at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Savannah River Site, has removed from service two more Cold War-era liquid radioactive waste tanks.