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September 16, 2015
Energy Department Announces $102 Million to Tackle Solar Challenges, Expand Access to Clean Electricity

Energy Department announces more than $102 million in new projects and available funding to support American leadership in clean energy innovation.

September 10, 2015
Energy Department Releases Second Quadrennial Technology Review

Report examines identifies hundreds of clean energy research opportunities that could support the effort to modernize the power sector.

September 2, 2015
Energy Department Issues Tribal Energy System Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Report, $6M for Native American Clean Energy Projects

The Energy Department issued a report showing that threats to tribal energy infrastructure are expected to increase due to climate change and announced a $6 million grant opportunity to establish clean energy projects and energy efficiency projects on Indian lands.

August 24, 2015
President Obama Announces More Than a Billion Dollars in Energy Department Initiatives to Advance Innovative Clean Energy Technologies

LPO and ARPA-E Initiatives Support America’s Growing Low-Carbon Economy and Combat Climate Change

August 20, 2015
Department of Energy Selects U.C. Berkeley to Lead Consortium for U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center’s Energy-Water Track

U.S. Consortium Includes University, Nonprofit, Industry, and National Lab Partners to Collaborate on Energy and Water Security.

August 12, 2015
Energy Department Recognizes Arizona’s Dysart Unified School District for Leadership in Better Buildings Challenge

School district commits to 20 percent energy savings over 10 years, spanning more than three million square feet of building space.

August 10, 2015
In 2014, U.S. turbines in distributed applications reached a cumulative installed capacity of more than 906 megawatts, enough to power more than 168,000 average American homes. | Photo courtesy of Aegis Renewable Energy; Waitsfield, Vermont.
Energy Department Reports Highlight Trends of Growing U.S. Wind Energy Industry

Reports show wind energy industry continued impressive growth in 2014, solidifying America’s position as a global leader in wind energy.

August 7, 2015
Energy Department Authorizes American LNG Marketing LLC’s Application to Export Liquefied Natural Gas

The Energy Department authorizes American LNG Marketing LLC’s Application to export Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).

August 5, 2015
Jonathan Elkind Confirmed as Assistant Secretary for International Affairs

Mr. Elkind will oversee the Department’s extensive international engagements and provide critical support to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary.

August 5, 2015
Dr. Monica Regalbuto Confirmed as Department of Energy Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management

Dr. Regalbuto will provide the leadership necessary to continue the safe cleanup of the environmental legacy brought about from five decades of nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear energy research.