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April 17, 2014
White House Solar Champions of Change - Watch Now

On April 17, 2014 the White House honored solar energy deployment Champions of Change from across the United States. The honorees include several current and former SunShot awardees.

April 17, 2014
Energy Department Announces $15 Million to Help Communities Boost Solar Deployment

In support of the Administration’s goal of doubling renewable energy generation for a second time by 2020, the Energy Department today announced $15 million to help communities develop multi-year solar plans to install affordable solar electricity for homes and businesses.

April 16, 2014
AMO would like to invite you to register now for the 2014 Better Buildings Summit

Don't miss out on the Department of Energy's 2014 Better Buildings Summit taking place May 7-9 in Washington D.C. The Summit is a unique opportunity for Better Plants Partners and other AMO stakeholders to network with peers and learn about proven market and technology solutions that drive energy efficiency. Highlighted sessions for industrial sector attendees include energy efficiency's impact on global competitiveness, best practices in industrial data management, leveraging utility programs for industrial energy efficiency, and process improvement focused energy efficiency programs.

April 16, 2014
Department of Energy Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation

In support of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Department of Energy issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation today for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases.

April 15, 2014
Participants in 2012 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day got an exercise session hosted by the staff of the Forrestal Occupational Health Organization.
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day - Thursday, April 24

Department of Energy is proud to participate in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on Thursday, April 24. Join us at Forrestal for a welcome program, 9am-10am in the Main Auditorium, and for official Department of Energy photos from 10am-10:30am. RSVP to diversity@hq.doe.gov

April 11, 2014
Black Pine Engineering's pilot compressor in California. The team won the Clean Energy Trust Clean Energy Challenge, securing its spot as a regional finalist in the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. | Photo courtesy of Black Pine Engineering
Black Pine Engineering Wins Clean Energy Trust Clean Energy Challenge

Student team from Michigan State University takes top honors at the Eastern Midwest regional competition of the Energy Department’s National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition for its advanced turbomachinery system for geothermal power plants.

April 8, 2014
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, fourth from left, and Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman, third from right, present the Secretary's Achievement Award to members of the Savannah River Site F-Tank Farm Closure Team. Team members pictured, left to right, are James Rush, William Levitan, Kathleen Martin, Linda Suttora, James Herbert, Kim Hauer, and Daniel Wood.
Secretary’s Honor Awards Recognize EM’s Tank Cleanup, Closure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Energy Department honored EM for achievements in its work to close high-level radioactive waste tanks as part of the annual Secretarial Honor Awards Ceremony Monday.

April 7, 2014
2014 - 2018 Strategic Plan

In April 2014, The Department of Energy released its 2014 - 2018 strategic plan, a comprehensive blueprint to guide the agency's core mission of ensuring America's security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental, and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.

April 4, 2014
We're Data Jammin': Building Interactive Educational Materials to Teach Energy

In a digital world of mobile apps, internet games, and social media, teachers can find it difficult to keep students focused - especially on the importance of energy in their daily lives. To help address this issue, the Energy Department hosted a data jam last week that brought together developers, educators, and energy experts to find ways to improve the energy literacy of students throughout the country. Read this recap and view photos of the event.