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April 7, 2014
Department of Energy Releases 2014 Strategic Plan

The Department of Energy released its 2014 Strategic Plan, a comprehensive blueprint to guide the agency's core mission.

April 3, 2014
Energy Department and Environmental Protection Agency Honor 2014 Energy Star Partners of the Year

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring 127 organizations for their commitment to protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency.

April 2, 2014
Sec. Moniz Discusses Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Loans

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz today highlighted key improvements to the Department’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) Loan Program at the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) Legislative Summit.

April 1, 2014
At its Largest Truck Plant, Volvo Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

Building on President Obama’s Better Buildings Initiative and the Administration’s broader efforts to double energy productivity by 2030, the Department of Energy today recognized Volvo Group North America for its leadership in energy efficiency at the New River Valley assembly plant near Roanoke, Va.

March 31, 2014
Department of Energy Announces First Quadrennial Energy Review Public Meeting

Topics and Locations for First Six Meetings Also Announced

March 28, 2014
A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on the Administration's Strategy to Cut Methane Emissions

“The Interagency Methane Strategy is a critical part of the President’s Climate Action Plan and the Department of Energy will play an integral, active part of these efforts. The Department is already engaged in several efforts to help reduce methane emissions from energy systems, in the U.S. and internationally. 

March 27, 2014
A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on the Passing of the First U.S. Secretary of Energy James Schlesinger

"The passing of Dr. James R. Schlesinger is a great loss for the academic, scientific and intelligence communities."

March 27, 2014
A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on New Leadership at Two National Laboratories

This week, two of the Department of Energy’s National Laboratories welcomed new directors -– Peter Littlewood to Argonne National Laboratory and Bill Goldstein to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

March 24, 2014
Energy Department Authorizes Jordan Cove to Export Liquefied Natural Gas

Terminal in Coos Bay, Oregon Authorized to Export Liquefied Natural Gas to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries

March 21, 2014
U.S. and Mozambique Hold Bilateral Discussions on Prosperous and Sustainable Energy Future

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman met with Mozambican Minister of Mineral Resources Esperanḉa Bias and Vice Minister of Energy Jaime Himede.