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October 31, 2014
Photo courtesy of Austin Community College.
Recapping National Energy Action Month

Energy Department officials spent National Energy Action Month on the road, meeting and learning from Americans who are advancing our energy security, growing the economy and protecting the environment.

October 27, 2014
"Energize" Your Neighborhood with Energy-Themed Pumpkins

Now through Halloween, we're highlighting scarily effective ways to save energy -- and money -- at home. Get started with our energy-themed pumpkin stencils!

October 22, 2014
New Study Reveals the Power of Solar Schools

A new study funded by the Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative, “Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools," found that solar installations on U.S. public and private K-12 schools is increasing, providing renewable energy, cost savings, and other benefits for school systems across the country.

October 17, 2014
Students learn about the components of a computer at a STEM Fair hosted by the Latin American Youth Center Career Academy in May 2014. | Estudiantes aprenden sobre los componentes de una computadora durante la Feria STEM de Latin American Youth Center Career Academy en mayo de 2014.
One Month, Two Reasons to Celebrate the Hispanic Energy Community | Un Mes, Dos Razones Para Celebrar la Comunidad Hispana en Energía

As one of the nation’s largest ethnic minority groups, Hispanics can play a major role in America’s energy future. To empower these future leaders, the Energy Department provides resources that help Spanish-speaking families, teachers, and students learn about energy.

October 15, 2014
Sarah Chinn is a staff chemist and group leader at Lawrence Livermore National Lab. | Photo courtesy of LLNL.
Energy Jobs: Chemist

Meet Sarah Chinn, a staff chemist and group leader at Lawrence Livermore National Lab -- and the latest subject of our #EnergyJobs series.

September 17, 2014
National Lab Day: How the National Labs Keep Moving America Forward

Check out photos from National Lab Day, a celebration of the ways our 17 National Labs contribute to advancements in energy, environmental science, supercomputing, consumer products and more.

September 15, 2014
The History of the Electric Car

Travel back in time with us as we explore the history of the electric vehicle.

September 12, 2014
A page from the Get Current coloring book.
Green is Our Favorite Color: Students Fill in the Lines with Energy-themed Coloring Book

Now that school is back in full swing, the Department of Energy has plenty of engaging activities to help students learn about renewable energy and efficiency.

September 9, 2014
#WomenInSTEM: Making a Cleaner Future

Our latest #WomenInSTEM profile's career is like "a real-life videogame" -- while leaving a cleaner future for her son.