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December 3, 2013
December 3, 2013 SEAB Meeting

The Secretary of Energy Advisory Board met at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, CA.

December 3, 2013
77th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued

The 77th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process was issued on December 2, 2013.

December 3, 2013
Energy Department Training Breaks New Ground

The Federal Energy Management Program is now an authorized provider of continuing education units from the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. These continuing education units are recognized by regulators, licensing bodies, and employers around the world.

December 2, 2013
Soft costs now account for more than 60% of the total price of installing residential solar energy systems. <a href="http://www.energy.gov/eere/articles/infographic-lets-get-work-solar-soft-costs">View the full infographic to learn more</a>.
Help Solve Solar’s Big Challenge

The Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative is working to lower soft costs – such as permitting, customer acquisition, and operations – in order to make solar energy fully cost-competitive with traditional energy sources by 2020. Find out how you can help.

November 27, 2013
Workers inspect cylinders containing depleted uranium hexafluoride.
Energy Department Selects Global Laser Enrichment for Future Operations at Paducah Site

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that it will open negotiations with Global Laser Enrichment (GLE) for the sale of the depleted uranium hexafluoride inventory. The Department determined that GLE offered the greatest benefit to the government among those who responded to a Request for Offers (RFO) released earlier this year. Through the RFO review process, the Department also decided to enter into negotiations with AREVA for the off-specification uranium hexafluoride inventory.

November 27, 2013
Diversified Power International President Tony Trigiani inspects a part at DPI's headquarters in Tennessee.  DPI is expanding its engineering, development, and manufacturing operations to keep up with demand. | Photo courtesy of Chris Davis, Tennessee Solar Institute
Small Company Makes Big Changes to Boost Clean Energy Economy

As the nation moves toward greater adoption of new energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, Tennessee-based Diversified Power International is rapidly expanding its engineering, development, and manufacturing operations to keep up with demand.

November 26, 2013
Mobile Visitors in Particular to Note Web Upgrade

WASHINGTON, D.C. – DOE recently launched changes to Energy.gov, which includes the public website for EM.

November 26, 2013
Maine Maritime Academy senior Jared Woods learned about nuclear waste management issues at EM.
Summer Fellow Explores EM’s Cold War Cleanup

Jared Woods graduates from the Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) next month with the experience of an adventurous summer as a fellow in the DOE Scholars Program, an opportunity to explore the agency’s careers and learn about its mission and operations.