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May 22, 2013
Better Buildings Challenge Reports First Year’s Savings; Partners on Track to Meet 2020 Goal

National Leadership Initiative to Make America’s Industrial and Commercial Buildings 20 Percent More Efficient by 2020

May 21, 2013
Dr. Ernest Moniz Sworn in as 13th Secretary of Energy

Dr. Ernest Moniz was sworn in as the nation’s 13th Secretary of Energy by Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman in a ceremony for the Department’s employees.

May 20, 2013
Energy Department Announces New Technical Assistance for Tribal Clean Energy Projects

The Energy Department announced that five Tribes will receive technical assistance through the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Program for renewable energy project development and installation.

May 20, 2013
Energy Department Completes Salt Coolant Material Transfer to Czech Republic for Advanced Reactor Research

The U.S. Department of Energy recently joined with the U.S. Embassy in Prague and the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Industry and Trade to complete the transfer of 75 kilograms of fluoride salt from the Department’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to the Czech Nuclear Research Institute Řež.

May 17, 2013
Energy Department Authorizes Second Proposed Facility to Export Liquefied Natural Gas

Freeport LNG Terminal on Quintana Island, Texas Authorized to Export Liquefied Natural Gas to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries

May 13, 2013
Energy Department Launches Public-Private Partnership to Deploy Hydrogen Infrastructure

The Energy Department launched H2USA -- a new public-private partnership focused on advancing hydrogen infrastructure to support more transportation energy options for U.S. consumers, including fuel cell electric vehicles.

May 13, 2013
Energy Department Announces Regional Winners of University Clean Energy Business Competition

Six Student Teams Advance to Final Level of National Competition

May 10, 2013
Breakthrough Industrial Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Project Begins Full-Scale Operations

Captured Carbon from Industrial Plant to be Used for Enhanced Oil Recovery

May 10, 2013
Energy Department Employee Recognized for Eliminating One Million Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Dr. Silverman Finalist for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal

May 10, 2013
Energy Department Metallurgist Recognized for Development of Revolutionary Coronary Stent Technology

Dr. Jablonski Finalist for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal