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April 29, 2013
Students from California and Indiana win DOE’s 23rd National Science Bowl

Successful Competition Highlights Importance of Investing in Next Generation of Leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Fields

April 28, 2013
National Science Bowl Update: Teams from North Carolina and California to Compete for High School Championship

The field of high school finalists in the Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl has narrowed once more, and now only two high school teams remain in the competition.

April 28, 2013
National Science Bowl Update: Middle School Teams from Maryland and Indiana to Compete for National Championship on Monday

The field of middle school finalists in the Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl has narrowed once more, and now only two middle school teams remain in the competition.

April 24, 2013
New Battery Design Could Help Solar and Wind Power the Grid

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have designed a low-cost, long-life “flow” battery that could enable solar and wind energy to become major suppliers to the electrical grid.

April 22, 2013
Energy Department Announces New Innovative Projects to Develop Advanced Drop-in Biofuels for Military Jets and Ships

The Energy Department announced $18 million in four innovative pilot-scale biorefineries in California, Iowa and Washington.

April 17, 2013
Energy Department Highlights Nissan’s Better Plants Challenge Showcase Project in Tennessee

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to lowering energy bills for U.S. businesses, the Energy Department recognized Nissan’s participation in the Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge.

April 16, 2013
Energy Department Announces New Investment in Nuclear Fuel Storage Research

As part of its commitment to developing an effective strategy for the safe and secure storage and management of used nuclear fuel, the Energy Department announced a new dry storage research and development project led by the Electric Power Research Institute.

April 12, 2013
Nevada Deploys First U.S. Commercial, Grid-Connected Enhanced Geothermal System

As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department recognized the nation’s first commercial enhanced geothermal system (EGS) project to supply electricity to the grid.

April 10, 2013
President’s 2014 Budget Proposal Makes Critical Investments in Innovation, Clean Energy and National Security Priorities

President’s 2014 Budget Proposal Makes Critical Investments in Innovation, Clean Energy and National Security Priorities

April 8, 2013
Energy Department Announces Prizes for 2013 National Science Bowl

Winners of Regional Middle and High School Science Bowl Competitions to Compete for National Championship in Washington, D.C. from April 25-29