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SunShot CSP Research Showcased in Science Magazine

DOE Press Releases Feed - May 26, 2017 - 7:30am
May 26, 2017SunShot CSP Research Showcased in Science Magazine

Science magazine, an internationally renowned journal for scientific research, features SunShot Initiative concentrating solar power (CSP) research in its late spring edition. The article highlights the use of carbon dioxide in CSP plant power cycles and the dramatic improvements that can be made in plant efficiency while cutting costs.  

DOE Awards Contract for Continued Deactivation and Remediation of Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant

DOE Press Releases Feed - May 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 25, 2017DOE Awards Contract for Continued Deactivation and Remediation of Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership, LLC for the continued deactivation and remediation of Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) facilities, in Paducah, KY.

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Receives Good Neighbor Award From U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce

DOE Press Releases Feed - May 25, 2017 - 11:59am
May 25, 2017Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Receives Good Neighbor Award From U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry accepted the Good Neighbor Award from the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce for his leadership in fostering collaboration between the U.S. and Mexico during his tenure as Governor of the State of Texas.

BETO Announces Winners of 2017 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge

DOE Press Releases Feed - May 25, 2017 - 8:47am
May 25, 2017BETO Announces Winners of 2017 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge

The Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announced the winner of the 2017 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge on May 4 during a special awards ceremony. The winning infographic, titled “Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Algae,” was created by two students from Normal Community West High School in Normal, Illinois.

GM, Shell, and DOE Speakers Kicking Off the 2017 Annual Merit Review

DOE Press Releases Feed - May 23, 2017 - 3:15pm
May 23, 2017GM, Shell, and DOE Speakers Kicking Off the 2017 Annual Merit Review

GM, Shell, and DOE speakers will kick off the U.S. Department of Energy's Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting (AMR) on June 5.

Fuel Cell Seminar Call for Abstracts Open: Submissions Due by May 27

DOE Press Releases Feed - May 23, 2017 - 2:56pm
May 23, 2017Fuel Cell Seminar Call for Abstracts Open: Submissions Due by May 27

The Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition encourages those with innovative perspectives, cutting-edge R&D, and real world experience to submit abstracts for consideration for oral presentations and poster sessions at the Seminar in Long Beach, California, on November 7–9, 2017.

President’s FY 2018 Budget Includes $479.8 Million for Fossil Energy Programs

DOE Press Releases Feed - May 23, 2017 - 10:10am
May 23, 2017President’s FY 2018 Budget Includes $479.8 Million for Fossil Energy Programs

President Trump’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget seeks $479.8 million for the Office of Fossil Energy (FE).

President’s FY 2018 Budget Proposal Emphasizes National Security, Early Stage Energy R&D, and Exascale Computing

DOE Press Releases Feed - May 23, 2017 - 10:09am
May 23, 2017President’s FY 2018 Budget Proposal Emphasizes National Security, Early Stage Energy R&D, and Exascale Computing

“This budget delivers on the promise to reprioritize spending in order to carry out DOE’s core functions efficiently and effectively while also being fiscally responsible and respectful to the American taxpayer,” said Secretary Perry.

DOE FY 2018 Budget Request

DOE Press Releases Feed - May 23, 2017 - 10:05am
May 23, 2017DOE FY 2018 Budget Request

The Department of Energy’s FY 2018 Budget Request, including the request for the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, is now available HERE.

2017 National Tribal Energy Summit Explores Energy Sovereignty, Strengthening Strategic Partnerships

DOE Press Releases Feed - May 23, 2017 - 9:15am
May 23, 20172017 National Tribal Energy Summit Explores Energy Sovereignty, Strengthening Strategic Partnerships

Representatives from tribal and state governments, federal agencies, private industry, utilities, and academia came together to exchange ideas and explore new and cost-effective solutions to tribal energy development issues at the National Tribal Energy Summit—Tribal Energy Sovereignty and Strengthening Strategic Partnerships, held May 1–3, 2017, in Washington, D.C.


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