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DOE’s Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall Highlights Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Consumer Protection

Deputy Energy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall discussed the role of public-private collaboration in helping to protect consumers from cyber threats during a panel discussion last week, the Energy Department said Friday. “We must strengthen our cooperation with the private sector to continuously improve our collective cybersecurity capabilities,” Sherwood-Randall said at the White …

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Ernest Moniz: FY 2016 DOE Budget Request Reflects Gov’t Energy Strategy

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has outlined the breakdown of a $30 billion budget request for the Energy Department that President Barack Obama submitted for fiscal 2016, highlighting the administration’s focus on energy security. DOE said Tuesday the proposed amount is a 9-percent increase from the approved fiscal 2015 budget and indicates the continued drive toward …

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Ernest Moniz: Mobile App Targets Greater Resilience, Fast Recovery from Energy Emergencies

The Energy Department has rolled out a mobile application for consumers who need essential information during energy emergency situations. The Lantern Live app consolidates power disruption information, the location and operational status of gas stations and other critical data from local utilities, open data and through crowd sourcing, the agency …

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Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall Confirmed for Deputy Energy Secretary

The Senate confirmed Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall as the country’s next deputy energy secretary in a vote held Thursday Sherwood-Randall will help Secretary Ernest Moniz to build project management and transparency, advance the White House’s stance on nonproliferation and a low carbon economy and oversee activities of the national laboratories, the department said Thursday. “Her extensive public service …

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DOE Grants Total $67M for 83 Nuclear Tech R&D, Engineering Projects; Ernest Moniz Comments

The Energy Department has awarded an estimated $67 million in total to fund 83 research and infrastructure enhancement projects on nuclear technology in support of the administration’s Climate Action Plan. DOE said Wednesday that the projects are expected to bolster energy security, clean energy and energy efficiency initiatives across the country. “These awards not …

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Robert Brese to Step Down as DOE CIO

Robert Brese will leave his post at the Energy Department as chief information officer on Sept. 5, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes that Brese plans to work in the private sector after more than three decades of combined federal and military service. Brese was the agency’s deputy CIO prior …

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