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Department of Energy Announces 10 Projects to Support Advanced Nuclear Reactor Power Plants
ARPA-E provides up to $24 million for technologies to enable lower cost, safer advanced nuclear plant designs.
June 4, 2018
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Executive Order 13800 on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure: Assessment of Electricity Disru...
Report on addressing the mounting risk of cyber-attacks and threats to the U.S. electric grid.
May 30, 2018
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Department of Energy Launches Two New Clean Energy Initiatives at Ninth Clean Energy Ministerial
The Energy Department launched two new clean energy initiatives for nuclear and carbon capture at the ninth Clean Energy Ministerial in Copenhagen.
May 24, 2018
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The U. S. Department of Energy Announces $34 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants
Department of Energy announces grants totaling $34 million will be awarded to 183 small businesses in 41 states for Phase 1 research & development.
May 21, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $72 Million to Advance High-Temperature Concentrating Solar Power Systems
New systems would enable significant progress toward 2030 goals.
May 15, 2018
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The California State University Maritime Academy Blows Away Competition at 3rd Biennial Collegiate Wind Competition
More than 200 competitors integrated real-world engineering test scenarios to create the best wind turbine design.
May 11, 2018
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Under Secretary Paul Dabbar Participates in White House Summit: AI for American Industry
Representatives at the summit included both the tech companies developing AI technologies, and American industry leaders.
May 10, 2018
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C3E Announces Texas A&M Energy Institute Joining Collaborative Effort to Advance Women’s Leadership in Clean Energy
New collaboration with the Texas A&M Energy Institute will broaden the geographic reach and diversity representation of the United States C3E program.
May 9, 2018
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Department of Energy Seeks Information on Small-Scale Modular Coal-Based Power Plants of the Future
The Department of Energy issued a Request for Information (RFI) on the development of small-scale, modular coal-based power plants of the future.
May 8, 2018
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Secretary Perry Announces Up to $78 Million for Bioenergy Research Funding Opportunities
Four funding opportunities support early-stage bioenergy research and development.
May 3, 2018
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ENERGY BLOG

Strengthening the STEM Workforce - A Perspective From ORISE
Dr. William (Jim) Vosburg has served as director of ORISE since 2016. How did they produce more than 70,000 research participation alumni? Find out.
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The Many Paths to STEM
What drew Chi-Chang Kao, Director of SLAC, into STEM? Read on to find out.
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WIPP Becomes Testing Ground for Robot Created by Students
WIPP Becomes Testing Ground for Robot Created by Students
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In STEM, Inspiration Can Come from Anywhere
Dr. Sean Plasynski, Acting Director at NETL, shares how winter morning bus rides shaped his STEM career.
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It’s Time for the World to Recognize Nuclear as a Clean Energy Source
New global effort will make sure nuclear has a seat at the table during discussions about innovation and future advanced clean energy systems.
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Carbon Capture and the Low-Carbon Economy
Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette on how carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) can help foster a global clean energy economy.
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Undergraduate students get to talk nuclear stockpile with the experts
A group of students recently traveled to NNSA headquarters to talk to experts about science-based stockpile stewardship and nuclear policy 
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Building a More Resilient Grid in Puerto Rico
New data tool will help decision makers determine a set of technology and policy options for Puerto Rico's power system.
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Championing Diversity in STEM
Dr. Steve Younger, Director of Sandia National Laboratories, lays out the reasons STEM is critical to the success of Sandia's mission.
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5 Facts About the Collegiate Wind Competition
Collegiate Wind Competition helps undergraduates learn the real-world skills they need to grow America's energy economy.
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Headline Texas-Israel Cyber Security Conference and DOE Cyber Conference
Secretary Perry will discuss DOE’s new Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response office.
May 30, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Address 48th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas
Secretary Perry will deliver remarks at the 48th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas.
May 7, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Travel to India for Energy Talks
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to India on the heels of a large delivery of U.S. sourced natural gas.
April 13, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Visit Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Tomorrow, Rick Perry will host an All-Hands Meeting with the employees of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
March 26, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Visit Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Secretary Perry will host an All-Hands Meeting with the employees of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
March 26, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Visit Brooke Army Medical Center
Secretary will tour the facility and be briefed on the center’s efforts to treat a number of conditions.
March 23, 2018
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REVISED: 2018 ARPA-E Summit Agenda Update
ARPA-E Summit runs from March 13-15, 2018, and features speakers from across the energy innovation spectrum.
March 13, 2018
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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Headline 2018 ARPA-E Summit
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will address the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s 2018 Energy Innovation Summit next Wednesday.
March 7, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Visit Savannah River National Lab and Savannah River Site Employees
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will host a meeting with the employees of both Savannah River National Laboratory and Savannah River Site.
February 1, 2018
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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Visit Fermilab and Argonne National Laboratory
He will tour both of the labs facilities, meet with employees, and learn about the important, world-changing work both of the labs produce.
January 8, 2018
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#STEMRising

Teaching in California? Sign up Today for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Teacher Research Academy Courses
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory offers six summer workshop topics for middle school, high school, and community college teachers. Get the info.
May 31, 2018
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Strengthening the STEM Workforce - A Perspective From ORISE
Dr. William (Jim) Vosburg has served as director of ORISE since 2016. How did they produce more than 70,000 research participation alumni? Find out.
May 31, 2018
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The Many Paths to STEM
What drew Chi-Chang Kao, Director of SLAC, into STEM? Read on to find out.
May 30, 2018
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WIPP Becomes Testing Ground for Robot Created by Students
WIPP Becomes Testing Ground for Robot Created by Students
May 29, 2018
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Alaska: An Energy Frontier