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September 6, 2012
NREL's new high performance computer data center will reside in the Energy Systems Integration Facility, which is currently under construction. The data center will expand the laboratory's capabilities in modeling and simulation necessary to advance renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL.
Partnering to Create an Energy Efficient Data Center

The Energy Department's National Lab builds one of the world’s most energy efficient data centers.

August 9, 2012
News Release: Energy Department and International Atomic Energy Agency to Host Remediation Workshop

Experts from more than 20 countries will gather to share information about remediation of former uranium production sites
The U.S. Department of Energy and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are hosting the International Workshop on Legacy Management and Regulatory Supervision of Uranium Legacy Sites from August 13 through 24.

August 6, 2012
Denver Small Business Summit
“Federal Contracting with Small Businesses”
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
8:30am – 1:00pm
Sheraton Denver West Hotel
360 Union Boulevard
Lakewood, CO  80228
Open to Small Businesses and Government Agencies
July 27, 2012
Caption This! Wind Edition

We asked you to think of creative captions for our Photo of the Week on July 20 -- now we're highlighting some of our favorites.

July 27, 2012
EIS-0403: EPA Notice of Availability of the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States

July 20, 2012
Jonathan Wiley and Eric Kuntzelman rappel more than 300 feet off the ground from a 3 megawatt wind turbine at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) near Boulder, CO. The Energy Department has made significant investments in wind testing facilities like the NWTC. By supporting the testing and validation of newly developed technologies, we are working to reduce costs for manufacturers, speed deployment of next generation technologies, and promote the growth of American companies. To learn more, check out our blog <a href="" target="_blank">Blades of Glory: Wind Technology Bringing Us Closer to a Clean Energy Future</a> | Image: Dennis Schroeder
Photo of the Week: July 20, 2012

Check out our favorite energy-related photos!

June 27, 2012
Senior Advisor for Environmental Management David Huizenga, fifth from left, and EM Office of External Affairs Director Paul Seider, first from left, stand for a photo with leaders and staff members of the Tribal Nations while on a tour of the Rocky Flats site following the Tribal Leader Dialogue in Denver on Tuesday.
A Conversation With Tribal Leaders in Denver

Engaging with the leaders of Tribal Nations is critical for the Energy Department. Last week in Denver David Huizenga, Senior Advisor for Environmental Management, and I met with the leaders of eight Tribal Nations to discuss progress in the nuclear cleanup and build partnerships to better shape the future of Energy Department sites.

This dialogue marked the largest gathering of leaders of Tribal Nations located near our Office of Environmental Management cleanup sites with senior Department of Energy officials for a high-level discussion.

June 21, 2012
Attendees gather to discuss, collaborate at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit in Denver, Colorado. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder/NREL.
Collaborating Towards a Common Goal to Advance America’s Solar Industry

What will it take to drive down the cost of solar energy in America? One persons perspective.

June 21, 2012
Making the Impossible Possible: From Kennedy's Moonshot to Solar's SunShot

How President's Kennedy's 1962 "moon shot" speech is inspiring a bold path forward for solar energy in America.