Sec. Ernest Moniz


U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, U.S. Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and City of Oak Ridge Mayor Warren Gooch formalized an agreement to transfer the Department of Energy’s (DOE) American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) building, along with its 17.12-acres, to the City of Oak Ridge. In exchange, DOE will receive space from the City in… Keep reading →

Demand For Natural Gas

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Energy today offered a conditional commitment to guarantee loans of up to $2 billion to Lake Charles Methanol, LLC to construct the world’s first methanol production facility to employ carbon capture technology in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The captured carbon would be utilized for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) in Texas.… Keep reading →


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of Defense Ash Carter honored Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Award, the department’s highest civilian honor. Secretary Carter presented the award to Secretary Moniz at a ceremony at the Department of Energy (DOE) headquarters in Washington, D.C., in recognition of Secretary Moniz’s leadership… Keep reading →

Game On: DOE Initiative Supports Leadership In Sports Venues

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Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz takes a slap shot at Boston College’s Conte Forum to promote green sports arenas. | Photo by Simon Edelman, Energy Department. They are the places where amazing happens. Where we hear the roar of the crowd. Where our hearts are lifted, and yes, sometimes shattered. They are the professional and collegiate… Keep reading →

Energy Secretary Moniz Delivers Address On Energy Supply And Exports

SEATTLE – In his testimony before a field hearing held today by Ranking Member Maria Cantwell and the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz called for increased investments in U.S. energy emergency response. Secretary Moniz highlighted DOE’s expanded emergency response responsibilities, and the need for comprehensive and coordinated response capabilities… Keep reading →

Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

  WASHINGTON – Today, the Energy Department released the On the Path to SunShot reports, a series of eight research papers examining the state of the U.S. solar energy industry and the progress made to date toward the SunShot Initiative’s goal to make solar energy cost-competitive with other forms of electricity by 2020. The solar… Keep reading →

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Former Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon was indicted Tuesday on federal charges of conspiring to rig bids for oil and natural gas leases. [CNBC] Premier Rachel Notley says she’s holding her fire – for now – on Quebec’s plan to request an injunction related to TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline. [CBC News] Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz… Keep reading →

Ford Launches Fifth Plug-In Hybrid Car At Michigan Plant

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced more than $58 million in funding for vehicle technology advancements and released a report highlighting the successes of DOE’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) loan program while touring the newest vehicle technologies at the Washington Auto Show today. Continuing the Obama Administration’s commitment to supporting… Keep reading →


The Energy Department was hard at work in 2015, and we’ve got the numbers to prove it. This year we were involved in two major international agreements: the historic nuclear deal thatblocks Iran’s four pathways to a nuclear bomb, and the COP21 climate agreement — a major milestone in the fight against climate change. Our carbon… Keep reading →

Energy Secretary Moniz Delivers Address On Energy Supply And Exports

In support of the President’s goal to double U.S. energy productivity by 2030, Secretary Moniz unveiled a strategic plan today laying out a path businesses, state and local governments, consumers and other stakeholders can use to achieve this goal. The report, Accelerate Energy Productivity 2030: A Strategic Roadmap for American Energy Innovation, Economic Growth, and… Keep reading →

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