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September 30, 2015
14 Exciting Things Coming Soon from the National Labs

There’s a lot to get excited about in the next few years. Research at the Department of Energy’s National Laboratories is poised to transform science and energy. Click through the photo gallery to see how.

September 8, 2015
3 Ways Solar Energy Programs Are Helping Achieve President Obama’s Climate Goals

Learn how our SunShot Initiative supports the president's climate change priorities by advancing solar energy.

September 4, 2015
The Road Through Paris: Secretary Moniz's Remarks at the Tim Wirth Chair Luncheon in Denver, Colorado -- As Prepared

Secretary Moniz's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Tim Wirth Chair Luncheon in Denver, Colorado, on Monday, August 31, 2015.

September 2, 2015
Energy Department Issues Tribal Energy System Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Report, $6M for Native American Clean Energy Projects

The Energy Department issued a report showing that threats to tribal energy infrastructure are expected to increase due to climate change and announced a $6 million grant opportunity to establish clean energy projects and energy efficiency projects on Indian lands.

August 25, 2015
A group of students gets a tour of the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Lab as part of the My Brothers Keeper Initiative. | Photo courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Lab.
My Brother’s Keeper Visits the National Labs

The Energy Department & the National Labs are partnering with the My Brother's Keeper Initiative to inspire young people to pursue science, engineering, technology and math or STEM fields.

August 21, 2015
This gigantic animated globe will soon take environmental awareness to a whole new level! The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA’s) Science On a Sphere, like this one at their headquarters in Maryland, will soon feature new energy datasets to project on these animated globes worldwide. |Photo courtesy of Erin Twamley, Energy Department.
Energy on a Sphere

The Energy Department is tapping into Science On a Sphere -- a new tool developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -- to display renewable energy visualizations at museums and science technology centers worldwide.

July 9, 2015
Antelope Canyon is a picturesque slot canyon near Chris Deschene's boyhood home in the LeChee Chapter of the Navajo Nation. | <a href="">Photo courtesy of Flickr user Airflore.</a>
Q&A with Office of Indian Energy Director Chris Deschene

We interviewed new Office of Indian Energy Director Chris Deschene about his life, goals and years of experience working on tribal energy development.

June 16, 2015
Energy Department Announces New Initiatives as Part of Administration’s Clean Energy Investment Summit

Announcing several new initiatives, including the Clean Energy Impact Investment Center, to help spur the next generation of clean energy innovation as part of the Clean Energy Investment Summit.

June 16, 2015
Innovations in clean energy like wind power are a crucial part of fighting climate change. | Photo courtesy of the Department of Energy Loan Programs Office.
Mobilizing $4 Billion in Private-Sector Support for Clean Energy Innovation

The Department is hosting a Clean Energy Investment Summit at the White House to spur the development of new, clean-energy technologies.

May 28, 2015
Energy Secretary Moniz Launches Initiatives to Advance Clean Energy Technologies, Combat Climate Change at Energy Ministerials in Mexico

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz joined global energy leaders in launching new initiatives at two major climate and clean energy conferences in Mexico.