WASHINGTON, D.C. – DOE officials today marked a historic landmark in EM’s mission as they celebrated the close of the Cold War cleanup program’s $6 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Program.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Minority Education and Community Development will demonstrate how middle schools and high schools in D.C. can get involved by providing a hands-on, interactive science bowl demonstration. The mock competition allows students to get a feel for the competition style, practice answering science questions at rapid pace, and meet staff from the Department of Energy.
Washington, D.C. – On Friday, March 28, 2014, the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB), which provides advice and recommendations on the Department’s activities, will meet to discuss and take public comment on the report of the Task Force to Support the Evaluation of the New Funding Constructs for Energy Research and Development and the report of the FracFocus 2.0 Task Force .
Dr. Lidija Sekaric manages the Technology to Market Program for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's SunShot Initiative. Find out what inspired her to become a scientist and what advice she has for others who are interested in pursuing a career in STEM.
This report presents the findings and recommendations for the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Task Force to Support Evaluation of the new Funding Constructs for Energy Research and Development (R&D) in the Department of Energy.
In the growing ecosystem of energy-related data jams and hackathons, this one will be distinct in that it is targeted toward improving the general understanding of the basics of energy in the U.S., which we have identified as a key obstacle to sensible long-term progress in energy. We hope that what emerges from this data jam will be applicable to learners of any age – from preschool to adult learners.
Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to continue U.S. leadership in clean energy innovation, the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) today awarded $17 million in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) projects to help small businesses in 13 states develop prototype technologies that could improve manufacturing energy efficiency, reduce the cost of installing clean energy projects, and generate electricity from renewable energy sources.
The Energy Department has announced the winners of the third annual Better Buildings Case Competition, which challenges collegiate teams to present unique and innovative solutions for reducing energy waste and improving the efficiency of our nation’s homes and commercial buildings to industry leaders.