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DOE Picks Argonne Natl Lab Consortium to Support US-China Truck Efficiency Research Program

The Energy Department has chosen an Argonne National Laboratory-led consortium to explore new technologies that can help reduce fuel consumption and carbon emission from medium- to heavy-duty trucks. DoE said Friday that Argonne will lead a team comprised of Cummins, Freightliner Custom Chassis, Ohio State University, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Purdue University …

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DOE Funds Four New University-Led Energy Frontier Research Centers

The Energy Department has granted $40 million in funds to establish four new Energy Frontier Research Centers to help advance scientific developments in support of the agency’s environmental management and nuclear cleanup mission. DOE said Monday the centers will work to provide fundamental research that supports safe and efficient hazardous waste cleanup and assist the department’s …

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Ernest Moniz: US Holds Talks on Clean Energy Collaborative Efforts With Canada, Mexico

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz met with energy ministers from Canada and Mexico at the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial and Mission Innovation Ministerial meetings in San Francisco to discuss the programs launched by the three countries to address climate change. Moniz held the meetings with Jim Carr, Canada’s natural resources minister; and Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, Mexico’s …

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DOE, Israel’s Energy Ministry Agree to Continue Clean Energy Initiative

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Yuval Steinitz, Israel’s minister of national infrastructure, energy and water resources; have signed an agreement to continue an existing clean energy collaboration between the two departments. DOE said Monday the new agreement seeks to expand collaborative efforts to explore, produce and distribute technologies for alternative energy, water treatment and …

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EPA, DOE Release 2016 Energy Star Partners of the Year List

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Department have released the list of awardees for the 2016 edition of Energy Star Partners of the Year. Both agencies have recognized 149 businesses from 35 states for its actions that worked to address energy-efficiency and environment protection, DOE said Tuesday. “Energy Star Partner of the …

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US, Chinese Officials Commission Nuclear Security CoE in Beijing; Ernest Moniz Comments

China has unveiled a new nuclear security center of excellence in Beijing that aims to support international efforts to secure nuclear materials. Ernest Moniz, secretary of the U.S. Energy Department, along with senior U.S. officials from the National Nuclear Security Administration and the Defense Department, helped commission the new CoE with the China Atomic …

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