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October 2, 2012
In this photo taken in the 1970s, INL’s Richard Dickson is measuring background radiation levels using ionization chambers. | Photo courtesy of Richard Dickson.
Farewell ERDA, Hello Energy Department

Learning to adapt: 35 years ago, the Energy Research and Development Administration became part of the new Department of Energy. INL's Richard Dickson recalls the big change.

October 2, 2012
The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) effort will focus on how personally owned devices could be used for government work.
Tell Us: Your Thoughts on a Bring Your Own Device Policy

As the Energy Department creates a Bring Your Own Device policy, tell us how we can make it serve you best.

October 1, 2012
Dr. James R. Schlesinger, the first Secretary of Energy, unveils the signplate at the Energy Department's temporary headquarters on October 1, 1977.
DOE at Day One

In the 35 years since the Energy Department first opened its doors, our mission still remains: ensuring the nation’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental, and nuclear challenges through science and technology solutions.

October 1, 2012
Emily Knouse has worked for the Energy Department for 35 years. In her current position as Senior Management Analyst in the Office of the Chief Information Officer, she helps the office maintain a highly-qualified workforce. | Energy Department photo.
OCIO’s Emily Knouse on 35 Years in the Government

Hear from one of DOE's own: Emily Knouse tells her story about how the Energy Department has changed over the years.

September 28, 2012
The Energy Departments headquarters is located at the Forrestal Building in Washington, DC. | Energy Department photo, credit Quentin Kruger.
Top 9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Energy Department (Part One)

Think you know everything there is to know about the Energy Department? Test your knowledge here!

September 21, 2012
Since 1977, Colleen Blessing has worked for the Department's Energy Information Administration. | Energy Department photo.
Working Without: Before PCs at the Energy Department

Hear Colleen Blessing's perspective: A DOE employee who has worked for the Energy Information Administration since 1977 (before employees had personal computers).

September 19, 2012
Secretarial Awards Recognize Employees for Saving Taxpayer Dollars

Every day, DOE employees support our mission by demonstrating a commitment to excellence in our management and operations.

August 15, 2012
Karl Fraiser, a member of the Savannah River Special Emphasis Planning Committee, meets with Dot Harris at the site’s Women’s Equality Day Celebration. | Photo by Rob Davis, Savannah River Site.
Leveling the Playing Field for Women: Work at the Energy Department

The many talented Energy Department women work every day to lead the Department’s critical missions, serve our country, and act as models for the next generation of women leaders.

July 31, 2012
Compare energy use by the eight finalist buildings for the 2012 Better Building Federal Award. | Photo courtesy of Federal Energy Management Program.
Better Building Federal Award Underway

See which federal building is leading this year's race to reduce energy consumption as part of the Better Building Federal Award.

July 30, 2012
Statement on the Passing of Admiral James D. Watkins

Secretary Chu gives a statement on for Secretary of Energy Admiral James Watkins.