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December 3, 2013
Obama Administration Expands Better Buildings Challenge to Multifamily Housing, Launches New Programs to Boost U.S. Energy Efficiency

As Part of Better Buildings Initiative, Administration Commits to Expanding Energy Efficiency Investments in Federal Buildings

November 26, 2013
Thirteen States Receive Energy Department Awards to Drive Greater Energy Efficiency, Save Money

The Energy Department awarded nearly $4 million to 13 states to increase statewide energy savings and boost the energy efficiency of public institutions, local governments and industrial sectors.

November 25, 2013
ARPA-E Announces $30 Million for Distributed Generation Technologies

REBELS Program Aims to Develop Innovative Intermediate-Temperature Fuel Cells for Low-Cost Stationary Power Generation

November 22, 2013
In Cleveland, Alcoa and ArcelorMittal Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

As Part of Obama Administration’s Better Plants Program, U.S. Manufacturers Cut Energy Waste and Save Money

November 21, 2013
South Carolina Opens Nation’s Largest Wind Drivetrain Testing Facility

Clemson University Project Converted Former Navy Warehouse to First-of-its-Kind Testing Facility for Land-Based and Offshore Wind Turbines

November 19, 2013
Statement on U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz's Travel to Istanbul, Turkey

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz will travel to Istanbul, Turkey November 20 to 23 and give opening remarks at the 5th Atlantic Council Energy Summit.

November 15, 2013
Energy Department Authorizes Additional Volume at Proposed Freeport LNG Facility to Export Liquefied Natural Gas

The Department of Energy announced the conditional authorization for Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P. and FLNG Liquefaction, LLC to export liquefied natural gas to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the U.S. This is the fifth conditional authorization the Department has announced.

November 14, 2013
U.S.-Russia Twenty-Year Partnership Completes Final Milestone in Converting 20,000 Russian Nuclear Warheads into Fuel for U.S. Electricity

Final Shipment Under 1993 U.S.-Russia HEU Purchase Agreement Leaves Port in St. Petersburg, Russia

November 14, 2013
Energy Department Invests Over $7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean Energy Projects

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to strengthening partnerships with Tribal nations and building stronger, more resilient communities that are better prepared for a changing climate, the Energy Department announced nine tribal clean energy projects to receive more than $7 million.

November 7, 2013
Energy Department Invests to Drive Down Costs of Carbon Capture, Support Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Pollution

18 Innovative Carbon Capture Projects Will Help Make Fossil Energy Use Cleaner, Safer and More Sustainable as Part of the Obama Administration’s Climate Action Plan