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March 13, 2014
CEMI Western Regional Summit

Please Join Assistant Secretary of Energy Dr. David Danielson for the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative's Western Regional Summit. Register now for this free event.

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March 4, 2014
With around one thousand active satellites and the tens of thousands of pieces of space junk orbiting Earth, space is getting exceedingly crowded. Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Lab are working on a system that could help prevent collisions in space. | Graphic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department.
Preventing Space Traffic Jams

With space getting exceedingly crowded, researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Lab are working on a system that could help prevent collisions in space.

February 21, 2014
Presentation: DOE Nuclear Nonproliferation

A briefing to the Secretary's Energy Advisory Board on DOE nuclear nonproliferation activities prepared by: Anne Harrington, US Department of Energy.

February 21, 2014
Presentation: QER Energy Topics

A briefing to the Secretary's Energy Advisory Board on QER Energy Topics (Energy Flows, Water Flows, and Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison) prepared by: A.J. Simon, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

February 21, 2014
Presentation: High Performance Computing Applications

A briefing to the Secretary's Energy Advisory Board on High Performance Computing Applications delivered by Frederick H. Streitz, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

February 21, 2014
December 3, 2013 SEAB Meeting Minutes

This is a brief summary of the December 3, 2013 meeting of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board held at Lawrence Livermore National Lab.

February 14, 2014
Located in the Mojave Desert, 40 miles southwest of Las Vegas, the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is the largest solar thermal energy facility in the world, with 392 MW of capacity – meaning it can produce enough renewable electricity to power nearly 100,000 homes. It uses 173,500 heliostat mirrors spread over approximately 3,500 acres, focusing solar energy on boilers located atop three solar power towers, generating steam to turn a conventional steam turbine. The facility is owned by NRG Solar, Google and BrightSource Energy. The Energy Department provided a $1.6 billion loan guarantee to the project.
 
Pictured here is an aerial perspective of the nearly completed Ivanpah Solar Power Facility, taken in April 2013. | Photo courtesy of Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images for Bechtel.
Photo of the Week: Ivanpah Solar

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February 13, 2014
Celebrating the Completion of the World's Largest Concentrating Solar Power Plant

Traveling west for the dedication of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System.

February 13, 2014
Energy Secretary Moniz Dedicates World’s Largest Concentrating Solar Power Project

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will participate today in the opening of the Ivanpah Solar Energy Generating System, the world’s largest concentrating solar power (CSP) plant.

February 13, 2014
Energy Secretary Moniz's Remarks at the Opening Ceremony for the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System -- As Prepared for Delivery

Tomorrow, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz will travel to Ivanpah Dry Lake, California, to dedicate the world’s largest concentrating solar power plant. Secretary Moniz will deliver the keynote address at the dedication event.