Report Claims 20 Percent Of US's Energy Could Come From Wind Power

STANFORD, Calif. At the fifth annual Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) Women in Clean Energy Symposium today, nine distinguished women across multiple disciplines will be honored for outstanding leadership and accomplishments in clean energy. The Symposium is being held at Stanford University and is hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), MIT Energy… Keep reading →


This week, I’m in San Francisco to host the first gathering of global energy ministers since last December’s climate negotiations in Paris. These leaders represent countries that make up 75 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. The focus of these meetings will be to expand international collaboration in clean energy research, development, demonstration and deployment to… Keep reading →

Meet The Women Leading The Clean Energy Revolution


From the so-called Calutron Girls who ran the cyclotron at Oak Ridge during the Manhattan Project to Hungarian biophysicist Maria Telkes who built the very first 100 percent solar house, women have played an important role in energy innovation in the United States and around the world. Yet, women’s roles in energy and scientific discovery… Keep reading →

EPA Proposes New Limits On Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University is joining the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative (MITEI) to support implementation of the DOE-led U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) program to advance women’s participation and leadership in clean energy. Women represent substantially less than… Keep reading →


It’s National Mentoring Month and a perfect time to consider Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s memorable reflection: “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘What are you doing for others?’” At the Energy Department, we reflect on Dr. King’s question to help guide the direction of our efforts to both mentor and inspire the next generation of energy leaders. In… Keep reading →