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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

April 4, 2013
Energy Department Announces Five-Year Renewal of Funding for Bioenergy Research Centers

Centers Will Receive $25 Million per Year for Innovative Biofuel Research

April 3, 2013
DOE Names Mark A. Gabriel as New Western Area Power Administration Administrator

The Energy Department has chosen Mark A. Gabriel to be the new Administrator of the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA)

April 1, 2013
Energy Department Announces Apps for Vehicles Challenge Winners

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to expand access to data and reduce fuel costs for consumers, the Energy Department announced the winners of the Apps for Vehicles Challenge.

March 26, 2013
Energy Department Launches New Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative

Awards $23 Million in Innovative Manufacturing R&D Projects,
Opens Nation’s First Carbon Fiber Manufacturing Research Facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

March 22, 2013
ARPA-E Announces $40 Million for Research Projects to Develop Cleaner and Cheaper Transportation Choices for Consumers

Two New ARPA-E Programs Will Engage Nation’s Brightest Scientists, Engineers and Entrepreneurs in Research Competition to Improve Vehicle Manufacturing Techniques and Natural Gas Conversion

March 20, 2013
U.S. Energy Deputy Secretary Poneman, Brazil’s Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy Zimmermann Sign Advance Bilateral Energy Relationship

Officials Issue Joint Statement Following the Second Meeting of the U.S. – Brazil Strategic Energy Dialogue created by President Obama and President Rousseff