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Department of Energy to Provide $30 Million for Fusion Research on International Facilities
Research to take advantage of capabilities available abroad.
March 8, 2019
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DOE Announces $100 Million in Small Business Innovation and Technology Funding
Eligible small businesses that have previously received Phase I grants will be able to complete for Phase II grants with a duration of up to 2 years.
March 6, 2019
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OSTP Leads Implementation of the National Quantum Initiative Act
White House chartered the National Quantum Coordination Office, which will work with Federal agencies in developing and maintaining quantum programs.
March 5, 2019
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Department of Energy Authorizes LNG Exports from Venture Global Calcasieu Pass Project
Under the order, Venture Global Calcasieu Pass will be able to export up to 1.7 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas as LNG.
March 5, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $31 Million in Funding To Advance H2@Scale
The focus of H2@Scale is to enable affordable and reliable large-scale hydrogen generation, transport, storage, and utilization in the United States.
March 4, 2019
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$5 Million in Scholarships Awarded to Future Nuclear Scientists and Engineers
Awards include 45 scholarships and 33 fellowships for students at U.S. colleges and universities.
March 4, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $50 Million for Commercial Truck, Off-road Vehicle, and Gaseous Fuels Research
Funding opportunity addresses priorities in gaseous fuels research, including natural gas, biopower, and hydrogen; and more.
March 1, 2019
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DOE Announces Notice of Sale of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
DOE plans to draw down and sell crude oil from three SPR sites—Bryan Mound and Big Hill in Texas, and West Hackberry in Louisiana.
February 28, 2019
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Secretary Perry Announces $24 Million in New Projects to Advance Transformational Carbon Capture Technologies
Projects to address scientific challenges and knowledge gaps associated with reducing the cost of carbon capture.
February 28, 2019
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Secretary Perry Launches Versatile Test Reactor Project to Modernize Nuclear Research and Development Infrastructure
This fast neutron testing capability will help the United States meet its goal for advanced nuclear reactor technology development.
February 28, 2019
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DOE: There's a definite need for a fast test reactor
Having a fast test reactor will drastically speed up the time it takes to test, develop and qualify advanced reactor technologies.
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Black History Month: 5 Facts About Dr. William Jacob Knox Jr.
Dr. William Jacob Knox Jr. broke barriers his entire life and was the first black supervisor in the Manhattan Project.
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800 People Attend DOE-Supported STEM Night at Oak Ridge School
Nearly 20 employees from DOE’s offices of EM and Science supported a local middle school’s first STEM night, which attracted more than 800 students.
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High Schoolers Kick Off Environmental Project at Portsmouth Site
high school students recently toured EM’s former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant as part of an annual educational outreach with Ohio University.
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SRNS Explores Expanding University Recruitment
EM’s cleanup contractor at the Savannah River Site is benefiting from a new recruitment strategy to fill much-needed positions in industrial health.
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Students Celebrate Science With Help From SRNS Employees
Scientists and engineers with EM's cleanup contractor at the Savannah River Site piqued the curiosity of students during the “Science Enrichment day."
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Kimberly Harper Receives MLK Spirit Award for Raising Up Young Women
Working in a STEM field for almost twenty-five years has provided Harper with a personal perspective about the need to increase STEM literacy.
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Black History Month: 5 Facts About Dr. Samuel P. Massie
Dr. Samuel P. Massie worked at Ames National Lab during the Manhattan Project and became the first black professor to teach at the Naval Academy.
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Students Explore Career Options While Shadowing Savannah River Site Employees
Area high school students experienced how classroom education intersects with the working world during a day of job shadowing at the Savannah Site.
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Media Advisories

Secretary Perry to Give Remarks Before the Latino Coalition
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will speak before The Latino Coalition’s Legislative Summit on Wednesday, March 6.
March 5, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Hold SEAB Meeting
Secretary Perry will welcome his members of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) to convene for their first meeting.
February 27, 2019
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Secretary Perry and Secretary Chao to Participate in CPAC Discussion
Secretaries will discuss the Administration’s progress in reducing regulations, rebuilding and revitalizing the Nation's infrastructure, and more.
February 27, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Hold a Joint Press Conference With IEA Executive Director Dr. Fatih Birol
Event will include an update on Global Energy Markets and discussion on the success and future of American energy.
February 26, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Attend World Government Summit in UAE
Secretary Perry will also hold bilateral meetings with energy leaders and government officials in the region.
February 8, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Participate in Joint Announcement with Minister Al-Kaabi of Qatar and ExxonMobil
Secretary Perry will host a bilateral meeting with Qatar’s Minister of State for Energy Affairs.
February 4, 2019
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Secretary Perry and Administrator Gordon-Hagerty to Give Remarks at Pantex
Event will mark the completion of the Program of Record for the W76-1 Life Extension Program.
January 22, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Speak at American Energy Innovation Council and Bipartisan Policy Center
Secretary Perry will discuss the importance of federal investments in energy research and development.
January 15, 2019
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Secretary Perry to Speak at National Petroleum Council Meeting
Secretary Perry will discuss the importance of the recent record-breaking U.S. oil and gas production, energy infrastructure development, and more.
December 3, 2018
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Secretary Perry To Keynote Future of Electricity Forum
Secretary Perry will discuss the current power system in the United States.
November 28, 2018
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8 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day
March 8, 2019
Today is International Women’s Day, a worldwide celebration about the incredible contributions to society women have made throughout history.
Learn More
$5 Million in Scholarships Awarded to Future Nuclear Scientists and Engineers
March 4, 2019
Awards include 45 scholarships and 33 fellowships for students at U.S. colleges and universities.
Learn More
800 People Attend DOE-Supported STEM Night at Oak Ridge School
February 26, 2019
Nearly 20 employees from DOE’s offices of EM and Science supported a local middle school’s first STEM night, which attracted more than 800 students.
Learn More
High Schoolers Kick Off Environmental Project at Portsmouth Site
February 26, 2019
high school students recently toured EM’s former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant as part of an annual educational outreach with Ohio University.
Learn More
17 National Labs: Changing the World We Live In
Learn how the Energy Department’s National Laboratories are changing the world we live in.