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July 2, 2014
Participants of an energy education meeting at the U.S. Naval Academy hold up the Energy Literacy Framework. | Energy Department photo
Energy Education and Training: A Matter of Operational Necessity

“Getting more mission out of every gallon” drove the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) to host an Energy Education and Training meeting at the U.S. Naval Academy on June 11-12, 2014. The meeting was centered around energy education for service members located in outposts during deployed operations, where energy is critical to mission accomplishment.

June 30, 2014
Trainer Randall Rickman, left to right, observes Larry Berg from EM’s Safety, Security and Quality Programs office and Tony Pierpoint from DOE’s Office of Independent Enterprise Assessments practice chemical sampling during Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response initial training in Germantown, Md.
Headquarters Training Supports EM Field Sites

GERMANTOWN, Md. – EM’s Office of Safety, Security and Quality Programs sponsored training for headquarters staff for nine days this month to help them better support the Cold War program’s cleanup sites around the complex.

February 25, 2014
Day 2 at the 2014 ARPA-E Innovation Summit

A spirit of entrepreneurship was in the air on day two of the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit.

January 31, 2014
The General Motors Baltimore Operations facility at White Marsh is producing electric motors for the Chevrolet Spark EV and is the first time a domestic automaker is building electric motors for an electric vehicle in the United States. | Energy Department photo
EV Everywhere: Electric Drive Systems Bring Power to Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Find out how the Energy Department's Vehicles Technologies Office is helping reduce the cost of plug-in electric vehicles through research and development of electric drive technologies.

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
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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
EERE Success Story—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.