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November 6, 2013
Robin Eckstein, one of Champions honored at the White House Champions of Change event, speaks about her experience driving trucks while serving in Iraq, and how this has influenced her work in advocating for comprehensive clean energy reform.
Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy

Yesterday, Secretary Moniz honored veterans advancing clean energy and climate security at a White House "Champions of Change" event.

November 6, 2013
Milwaukee Showcases Leadership in Energy Efficiency, Better Buildings Challenge

National Program to Reduce Energy Use and Save Money

September 12, 2013
VIDEO: Secretary Moniz Dedicates Clean Energy Research Center

Watch Secretary Moniz's remarks at the opening of the new Energy Systems Integration Facility -- a site aimed at overcoming generation, transmission and distribution issues that will help support clean, renewable energy technologies.

August 28, 2013
Photo from the Energy Department archive.
Energy Department Releases New Clean Energy Finance Guide

A new resource can help state, local and tribal governments -- and their partners in the private sector -- find financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.

August 20, 2013
The National Energy Technology Laboratory's chemical looping reactor, above, is the only one of its kind in the Western Hemisphere, and is pioneering the development of a promising low-carbon technology. | Photo courtesy of the National Energy Technology Laboratory.
A Potential Path to Emissions-Free Fossil Energy

Emerging low-carbon technologies, like "chemical looping," are forging new pathways for using fossil fuels as part of a clean energy future.

August 1, 2013
Secretary Moniz: Biofuels Important to America's Energy Future

Watch the video of Secretary Moniz speaking about the importance of investing in biofuels to combat the effects of climate change and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.

July 23, 2013
How Small Businesses Support the Department of Energy

Details on the Energy Department's work to ensure small businesses have a fair opportunity to compete for contracts and subcontracts.

May 31, 2013
Women at the White House Talk Climate and Energy Solutions

Watch a video of highlights from the White House Leadership Summit on Women, Climate and Energy.

May 24, 2013
Moniz Speaks at White House Leadership Summit on Women, Climate and Energy

Secretary Moniz tells White House group that addressing the risks of climate change is the reason he returned to the Energy Department.

May 7, 2013
A retirement community in San Antonio worked with a local Better Buildings Neighborhood Program partner, CPS Energy Saver, to make energy efficiency upgrades to 189 single-family cottages. | Photo courtesy of CPS Energy.
Energy Efficiency Upgrades Help Retired Military Officers Save Money

Learn how a San Antonio retirement community for military officers worked with a local energy efficiency program to improve the comfort and efficiency of its buildings.