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December 8, 2015
Secretary Moniz Announces San Francisco as Site of Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

At COP21 Event with CA Gov. Brown, Moniz Says CEM7 will Convene Energy Ministers from 23 Countries in June 2016 to Advance Clean Energy Technologies to Combat Climate Change

November 23, 2015
Secretary Moniz Awards $125 Million for 41 Transformational Energy Technology Projects Ahead of COP21 in Paris

ARPA-E’s OPEN 2015 Program selects innovative energy technologies to advance US energy security and help achieve climate goals.

November 23, 2015
Energy Department Announces Six Clean Energy Projects through Partnership with Israel

U.S. Department of Energy and Israel’s Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources announce $5.1 million for six newly selected clean energy projects as part of the Binational Industrial Research and Development Energy program.

November 20, 2015
U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 33 R&D 100 Awards for 2015

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) researchers have won 33 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The R&D 100 awards, sometimes called the “Oscars of Innovation,” are given annually in recognition of exceptional new products or processes that were developed and introduced into the marketplace during the previous year.  The awards were presented at a gala reception in Las Vegas on the evening of Friday, November 13th

November 13, 2015
<a href="/node/1382076">2015 Revolution…Now report </a> details the state of several clean energy technologies in the U.S. that provide technology solutions to climate change.  | National Renewable Energy Laboratory photo
Secretary Moniz Announces Clean Energy Technologies are Accelerating in the U.S. Marketplace According to New Revolution…Now Report

Secretary Moniz Announces Clean Energy Technologies are Accelerating in the U.S. Marketplace According to New Revolution…Now Report

November 10, 2015
Interior and Energy Departments Formally Establish the Manhattan Project National Historical Park

Departments sign agreement to preserve and protect historical sites that led to the creation of the atomic bombs that helped end WWII.

November 6, 2015
Fact Sheet: The Fourth Meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation

The fourth meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation (the Bilateral Commission) was held on November 4, 2015, in Washington, D.C., with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall and Japan’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Shinsuke Sugiyama leading the discussions as Co-Chairs.  The delegations included participants representing a wide range of government agencies.

November 5, 2015
Energy Department to Sign MOU with Interior Department to Assist Indian Tribes to Develop Energy Resources

The Department of Energy announced that it will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Department of the Interior to assist Indian Tribes throughout the United States to develop their energy resources.

October 30, 2015
Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall on the National Day of Remembrance Honoring Nuclear Weapons Workers

“Today is a National Day of Remembrance for nuclear weapons and uranium workers and we want to honor this integral part of our workforce at the Department of Energy.  From the earliest days of the Manhattan Project, brave and innovative Americans have contributed to our national security and the security of our allies and partners through their work in this important field.  They have often gone unrecognized and today is an opportunity to commend them for their extraordinary service.

October 29, 2015
Energy Department Recognizes Arby’s Restaurant Group for Leadership in Energy Performance

Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. flagship restaurant in Atlanta achieves 38 percent energy savings.