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December 24, 2013
Sixth graders compare emissions from a candle—invisible until they hold a mirror close to the flame and watch carbon blacken its surface. The same mirror grows steamy but clear when held up to the water vapor piping out of the tea kettle. Sharon Cosgrove, of the Energy Department’s Geothermal Technologies Office, talks with the students about energy options: burning hydrocarbons to boil water and generate steam or letting the Earth heat water naturally with geothermal energy.  | Photo courtesy of Old Mill Middle School North
Hands-On Lessons in Clean Energy

Members of the Energy Department’s Education & Workforce Development team recently visited a middle school in Maryland to teach students about renewable energy and sustainability.

September 11, 2013
Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP – FE Dkt. No 11-128-LNG


August 19, 2013
Students from the University of Maryland's Designing a Sustainable World course, a class based on the Energy Department's Energy 101 Course Framework, present their end-of-year design projects. | Photo courtesy of the University of Maryland.
Class Is Now in Session: Energy 101

This week, is going back to school. Our first stop: a look at how the Energy Department's Energy 101 Course Framework is helping colleges and universities offer energy-related classes.

April 26, 2013
<div class="field field-name-field-map-byline field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div  class="field-item odd">Right now, teams of middle and high school students from across the country are prepping for a weekend of academic competition like no other – the National Science Bowl. Run by the Energy Department since 1991, the National Science Bowl features the winners of regional competitions from across the country.</div></div></div>
Students Storm the Capital: 2013 National Science Bowl

Teams of middle and high school students are competing this weekend at the National Science Bowl. Read more about this academic competition.

April 23, 2013
The Final Match at the U.S Department of Energy National Science Bowl in Washington, DC on April 30, 2012. | Photograph by Dennis Brack, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science
Upcoming Science Bowl Championship is a Competition like No Other

The Finals of the Department of Energy's 2013 National Science Bowl, set to happen this weekend, will feature a total of 115 high school and middle school teams from all across the country facing off for the championship.

April 9, 2013
Refining Bio-Oil alongside Petroleum

W.R. Grace and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are working to establish a bio-oil refining process that users existing petroleum refinery infrastructure.

February 27, 2013
Business Talks at the Technology Showcase

The Technology Showcase at the 2013 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit presents 250 of America’s next transformational energy technologies.

February 12, 2013
President Obama will deliver the State of the Union to Congress & to the American people tonight at 9pm ET. | Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy.
Innovation and Energy at the State Of The Union

A few of the First Lady's guests at the 2013 State of the Union hail from the fields of science, energy and innovation. Read more about these individuals and their remarkable accomplishments.

January 17, 2013
MBC Ventures' new product line provides daylight to building interiors and generates thermal energy that can be used to heat the building. | Photo courtesy of MBC Ventures, Inc.
Swept Away by Alternative Energy

After 160 years of making brushes, one Maryland company decided to diversify its business model and add new energy efficiency products to its manufacturing portfolio.

January 17, 2013
Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-07

The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the State of Maryland