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December 7, 2010
Zach Heir , a recent hire in the electric vehicle field
Building the Next Generation of Automotive Industry Leaders

Clean Cities' internships are like modern-day apprenticeships.

November 29, 2010
The Central Florida Energy Efficiency Alliance has started a “Kilowatt Crackdown” challenge to help reduce commercial energy use and an “Energy Specialist” program that trains college students on ENERGY STAR portfolio manager. | Photo courtesy of CFEEA
College Students to Central Florida: Go for ‘Low-Hanging Fruit’

Spend a summer interning at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C., and you’re bound to start quoting Secretary Steven Chu’s well-known mantra to the people back home.

October 27, 2010
Unemployed Engineer Finds New Career in Weatherization

See how the mechanical engineer with 20 years experience is reapplying his skills.

October 21, 2010
Employees of the Savannah River Site's M Area Operable Unit (MAOU) gather at the completed site.
A Milestone for Savannah River Site

The end of an era -- and the beginning of a new chapter for the Savannah River Site.

October 1, 2010
Secretary Chu and John Berry (foreground) at the Department of Energy Feds Feed Families Event.
DOE Weighs in at 120,000 lbs!

Tom D'Agostino, Under Secretary for Nuclear Security, and Administrator for the National Nuclear Security Administration, as well as the Energy Department of Energy's Co-Chair to Feds Feed Families, shares the results of the Federal food donation drive.

September 22, 2010
Energy Department Photo
Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

At the Energy Department, Hispanics are helping drive innovation and build a clean energy economy. Bill Valdez, our Acting Director of Economic Impact and Diversity, shares some of the specific contributions being made by this community.

September 8, 2010
Energy Department Staff and the 2010-2011 Class of Student Ambassadors.
Student Ambassadors: Connecting Campuses to Energy

The Department's desire to enhance the recruiting process led them to create the Student Ambassadors program, a program in which college students learn about the Department directly from their own peers over the course of an entire academic year -- instead of from an outside recruiter during a one day blitz.

August 17, 2010
Energy SWAT Team Prepares for Hurricane Season

The National Response Framework details the Department of Energy's emergency support functions for the nation’s energy sector. ‪‪

July 13, 2010
Norman Durfee, project manager at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, stands in front of Building 3156, the first DOE retrofit office building to receive a net-zero designation. | Department of Energy Photo | Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Public Domain |
Tennessee Home to Energy Department's First Net-Zero-Energy Building

Building 3156 stands on the campus of Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. It's just one of many buildings at the various Energy Department national labs scattered across the country - or so it seems.