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April 11, 2012
The Energy Department's Dr. Karina Edmonds and Erin Pierce talk to thousands as part of the Women in STEM Tweet Up on March 22, 2012. | Photo credit: Quentin Kruger | Energy Department file photo
Let's Keep Talking: Women in STEM Tweet Up

We recently held a Tweet Up about women in in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). During the event, experts in STEM wrote more than 1,500 tweets as part of a conversation about the challenges they've faced, who and what inspires them, and what we can be doing to close the gap for women in STEM fields. Below, the Energy Department's Dr. Karina Edmonds answers questions that came in after the event.

April 6, 2012
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Test Drive EIA's New Interactive Electricity Data Browser

The EIA recently launched an interactive electricity data browser on a test website that allows users to search in one location much of EIA’s electricity data and to customize it to meet their information needs. Test it out and provide your feedback!

March 23, 2012
Secretary Chu hands a Secretarial Achievement Awards to Louis Sadler, who negotiating an agreement to allow a private company to construct and operate solar panels at Brookhaven National Laboratory. The solar array supplies electricity for Long Island while helping the lab achieve its sustainability goals. | Energy Department Photo
Efficiency Stars at the Department of Energy

Mel Williams recognizes staff working to make the Energy Department more efficient.

March 22, 2012
Join the Conversation – Get on #STEM on at 2:30ET Today

If you're joining our Tweet Up on Women in STEM (that’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) today, you’ll have a chance to learn about some of the innovative ways that the federal government is investing in women in STEM – and the areas where we can do more. Here are some of the topics we can cover today on #STEM at 2:30pm ET:

March 15, 2012
Join us for a conversation about women in science, technology, engineering, and Math (STEM) on Twitter on Thursday, March 22 at 2:30pm EDT by following the hashtag #STEM.
Got Questions about Women in Science, Tech, Engineering, or Math (STEM)? Tweet us!

Join us for a conversation about women in STEM on Twitter on Thursday, March 22 at 2:30pm EDT by following the hashtag #STEM. You'll be able to to ask experts how we can advance women's education and empowerment to bring women into STEM careers.

March 13, 2012
Domestic oil production has climbed every year since President Obama took office, and our dependence on foreign oil is at its lowest level since the 1990s. | Graphic courtesy of the <a href="">White House</a>
The Facts on Gas Prices: Infographic

An infographic that explains President Obama's energy plan and its relationship to gas prices.

March 13, 2012
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Applying for Energy Department Jobs Just Got Easier

This week, we upgraded to make searches easier and more intuitive.

February 28, 2012
Steven Chu, Secretary of the United States Department of Energy, holds a model of the wave disk engine at the 2011 ARPA-E Summit's Technology Showcase. | Photo by Ken Shipp.
Wondering What All the “Innovation” Buzz is About This Week?

Yesterday, the third annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit kicked off near Washington, D.C. The Summit’s unique combination of leaders makes this an ideal environment for developing energy solutions that will enable America to out-innovate our global competitors.

February 27, 2012
Associate Deputy Secretary Williams at the Black Engineer of the Year Conference, joined by Dean Deloach of Morgan State University, Malika Hobbs with the National Nuclear Security Administration and Annie Whatley of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity. | Office of Economic Impact and Diversity file photo.
Diversity -- Recruiting the Best and the Brightest

Associate Deputy Secretary Mel Williams visits the Black Engineer of the Year STEM conference, one of many national groups advancing diversity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

February 24, 2012
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu speaking at the 2011 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit. | Energy Department file photo.
Business, Government and Tech Leaders Give the Full Perspective

Leaders from the public and private sectors will meet in Washington, DC, next week to share ideas for solving our greatest energy challenges.