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January 18, 2011
Progress Report on U.S.-China Clean Energy Cooperation

The Department of Energy report demonstrates the substantial progress made to date on a number of clean energy initiatives between China and the United States

January 1, 2011
U.S.-Canada Clean Energy Dialogue Report Released

The report provides an overview of the twenty joint projects and progress made by three working groups under the CED's Action Plan in the areas of carbon capture and storage (CCS), electricity grid, and clean energy research and development.

December 23, 2010
EnSys Energy Report on Keystone XL Pipeline

As part of ongoing analysis, the Department of Energy's Office of Policy and International Affairs commissioned a report on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project.

December 10, 2010
United States-Russia Joint Statement on the Results of the Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Security Working Group Meeting

Working Group meeting paves way for further U.S.-Russia cooperation on shared goals

December 6, 2010
Secretary Chu to Attend U.N. Climate Change Conference in Cancun

Washington, DC - On Sunday and Monday, December 5-6, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will attend the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico. 

November 17, 2010
Transatlantic Workshop on Electric Vehicles and Grid Connectivity

The U.S.-EU Energy Council convened equipment suppliers and manufacturers, utilities, policymakers, standards organizations, and government agencies to discuss mutually beneficial near-term actions to accelerate the introduction of electric vehicles to the market.

November 3, 2010
Deputy Secretary Poneman to Attend International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation Meeting in Jordan

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman will represent the United States at the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) Executive Committee Meeting in Jordan on Thursday, November 4, 2010. The conference aims to advance cooperation among participating states to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy in a manner that meets high standards of safety, security and nonproliferation.

October 7, 2010
Department of Energy Announces Third Grant for U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Assistant Secretary of Energy for Policy & International Affairs David Sandalow announced today that Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will receive $12.5 million over the next five years to lead a consortium on energy-efficient building technologies under the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC). The funding will be matched by the consortium partners to provide at least $25 million in total U.S. funding. Chinese counterparts will contribute an additional $25 million.

August 31, 2010
U.S.-China Electric Vehicle and Battery Technology Workshop

DOE's Office of Policy and International Affairs and China's Ministry of Science and Technology convened a 3-day workshop at Argonne National Laboratory that brought together more than 100 U.S. and Chinese experts from government, industry, and academia to discuss progress made in the electric vehicle industry to date and opportunities for increased collaboration.

August 22, 2010
Hawaii-Okinawa Clean and Efficient Energy Partnership

U.S. and Japanese energy experts from the national and local governments will visit Okinawa and Hawaii from August 22-September 4, 2010, to exchange views and offer recommendations on future cooperative activities that the United States and Japan can carry out to support the “Hawaii-Okinawa Partnership on Clean and Efficient Energy Development and Deployment” signed by the U.S. Department of Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, State of Hawaii, and Prefecture of Okinawa in Tokyo on June 17, 2010.