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April 12, 2016
ARPA-E Announces $60 Million in Funding for Two Innovative New Programs

Programs Aim to Enable Energy Savings for Future Connected and Automated Vehicles and Improve Crop Breeding for Better Plant Carbon Storage

April 6, 2016
Kazakhstan - United States Special Commission on Energy Partnership

On April 6, 2016, the Kazakhstan - United States Energy Partnership Commission held a meeting at the Energy Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, co-chaired by Energy Minister K.A. Bosumbayev and Secretary of Energy, Dr. Ernest Moniz.

April 4, 2016
U.S. and Israeli Energy Ministers Sign New Energy Agreement

The New Cooperative Framework will Enhance Energy, Water, and Environmental Security while Advancing Research for Renewable Energy and Efficiency Technologies

March 29, 2016
EPA and DOE Honor 2016 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Outstanding Achievements in Energy Efficiency

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Department honoring 149 businesses and organizations in 35 states for their commitment to saving energy and protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.

March 25, 2016
Energy Department Announces Participation in Clean Line’s Large-Scale Energy Transmission Project

Plains and Eastern Clean Line Record of Decision Advances Grid Modernization and Renewable Energy Goals

March 25, 2016
Secretary Moniz congratulates Jonathan Pershing on March 25, 2016, Pershing's last day at the Energy Department. | Energy Department Photo.
Congratulations to Jonathan Pershing

We congratulate Jonathan for his appointment as Special Envoy for Climate Change at the Department of State.

March 24, 2016
DOE Releases First Annual National Energy Employment Analysis

Report uses new analytical model to give broad view of America’s energy employment landscape

March 22, 2016
Energy Department Announces Over $9 Million in Funding for 16 Indian and Alaska Native Community Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

Energy Department announced today funding for 24 American Indian and Alaska Native communities to deploy clean energy and energy efficiency projects.

March 18, 2016
U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz and Chinese Atomic Energy Authority Open New Nuclear Security Training Facility

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, accompanied by senior officials from the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA), the Department of Defense, and a host of international VIPs, participated with the China Atomic Energy Authority (CAEA) to commission China’s new nuclear security Center of Excellence (COE).

March 11, 2016
Under Secretary for Science and Energy  Dr. Franklin Orr announces Denver as the host city for the 2017 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. | Photo courtesy of Ellen Jaskol
Energy Department Announces Denver as Next Location for Solar Decathlon Competition in 2017

Denver wins bid to host next U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, in which student teams compete to design, build and operate cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive solar-powered houses.