The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released the Year-in-Review: 2013 Energy Infrastructure Events and Expansions. This publication provides a summary of significant energy disruptions and infrastructure changes that occurred in the United States throughout 2013.
Dr. Steven Croley was confirmed by the Senate on Monday, May 12 as the Department of Energy’s General Counsel.
Washington State University of Pullman, Washington, has won the Hydrogen Education Foundation's 2014 Hydrogen Student Design Contest. This year, the DOE-supported contest challenged teams to design a transportable, containerized, cost-effective hydrogen fueling station solution for areas of initial low demand.
In a Record of Decision (ROD) published in the Federal Register today, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it has decided to continue management of the Uranium Leasing Program (ULP) for 31 lease tracts for the next 10 years. DOE’s decision is consistent with its preferred alternative identified in the Final Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Final ULP PEIS) (DOE/EIS-0472).
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released its Record of Decision for the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS), announcing that it will continue managing the Uranium Leasing Program for another 10 years.
New Energy Efficiency Standards for Electric Motors and Walk-in Coolers and Freezers to Save on Energy Bills and Reduce Carbon Pollution
These standards combined will help reduce harmful carbon pollution by up to 158 million metric tons – equivalent to the annual electricity use of more than 21 million homes – and save businesses $26 billion on utility bills through 2030.
Today, President Obama announced more than 300 private and public sector commitments to create jobs and cut carbon pollution by advancing solar deployment and energy efficiency.
Energy Department Awards $5 Million to Support Next Generation Energy Leaders
Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and the Administration’s Better Buildings Challenge, the Energy Department announced today that Better Buildings Challenge partners are on track to meet their energy performance goals in their second year, saving approximately $100 million a year.
Secretary Jewell Announces Approval of Second Utility-Scale Solar Energy Project on American Indian Trust Land
As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to build strong and prosperous tribal communities and the Climate Action Plan to cut carbon pollution and create clean energy jobs, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced on May 7, 2014, the approval of the 200-megawatt Moapa Solar Energy Center Project on tribal trust land in Nevada and that nine federally recognized tribes have been awarded Tribal Energy Development Capacity grants totaling over $700,000.
Department of Energy Honors Hanford Site Contractor for Employee Involvement and Management Leadership in Safety and Health
CH2M HILL awarded Voluntary Protection Program Star Status
Oak Ridge's Office of EM has finished field work on the last Recovery Act-funded environmental cleanup project. Since 2009, EM has used the $751 million in Recovery Act funds to accomplish 27 projects, many of which included multiple subcomponents and extensive scopes.
FEMP now offers Best Practices for Comprehensive Water Management for Federal Facilities, a new e-Training core course providing skills to increase efficiency and reduce water use through O&M practices and water-efficient technologies.
EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. View this week's webinars.
As a part of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced the selection of three pioneering offshore wind demonstrations to receive up to $47 million each over the next four years to deploy innovative, grid-connected systems in federal and state waters by 2017.
Energy Department Employees Recognized for Power Restoration Assistance During Emergencies and Cost-Effective Energy Efficiency Standards
Four Energy Department employees have been selected as finalists for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal from the Partnership for Public Service.
Energy Department Recognizes Landlords, Tenants Working Together to Save Energy in Commercial Buildings
The Energy Department today honored 14 organizations, naming them as 2014 Green Lease Leaders for their commitment to reducing energy waste and increasing efficiency in commercial buildings.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz issued a statement on the 3rd U.S. National Climate Assessment