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Building the new clean energy economy. Reducing nuclear dangers & environmental risks. Expanding the frontiers of knowledge via innovative scientific research.
Building the new clean energy economy. Reducing nuclear dangers & environmental risks. Expanding the frontiers of knowledge via innovative scientific research.

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ANNOUNCED TODAY: 179 grants for advanced computing, energy science, nuclear physics and more. The R&D funding will go to 149 small businesses in 36 states. Read all about it ➡ https://go.usa.gov/xntcu
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REPORT: The United States is projected to become a net exporter of energy.

Download and read U.S. Energy Information Administration's Annual Energy Outlook here ➜ https://go.usa.gov/xnASw #AEO2018 #AmericanEnergy
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#DidYouKnow nuclear power plants generate about 20% of U.S. electricity? Today, we announced new R&D funding that will advance the nuclear technologies of the future, helping to ensure the nation continues to benefit from this clean, resilient energy source.

Find out how your organization can apply for funding ➡ https://go.usa.gov/xn5zE #AmericanEnergy
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According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, gas prices are higher this #Thanksgiving than they were in 2016 and 2015.

You can save fuel⛽ and money💰while driving by:

✔Observing the speed limit
✔Removing excess weight
✔Using cruise control

More tips ➡ https://go.usa.gov/xnKHD
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Hydropower is a reliable, low-carbon part of a diverse energy supply. Today, the Energy Department approved the Presidential permit for the Northern Pass Transmission Line that will deliver up to 1090 megawatts of hydropower from Quebec, Canada to Deerfield, New Hampshire.

Northern Pass estimates the project will create more than 2,600 American jobs, while saving consumers energy and lowering the New England region's carbon footprint. Learn more ➜ https://go.usa.gov/xnZwV
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Happy #NationalSTEMDay!

📚 Check out free resources including coloring books, games and more: https://energy.gov/stemrising

📰 Sign up for our #STEMRising newsletter: https://energy.gov/stem-rising-newsletter
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Stranger Things fans: we've got a treat for you!
In the latest episode of our #DirectCurrent podcast, we examine the Upside Down and the real-world science behind parallel dimensions. Plus, we unveil other Energy Department secrets like the curious case of President Zachary Taylor's cause of death, a nuclear waste site that transformed into a tranquil wildlife preserve, and how weapons research helped make diapers more absorbent. That's right, diapers.

🎧 Take a listen: https://energy.gov/podcasts/direct-current-energygov-podcast/s2-e7-energy-secrets

🔊 Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/direct-current-energy.gov/id1110797865
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UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: It’s never too early to start planning for the summer! Applications for our Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships program are now being accepted. Learn more about it and how you can apply ➜ http://bit.ly/DOE-SULI #STEM #STEMRising
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Today, we released our regulatory review report to the President. The report highlights the Energy Department's recommendation to overcome hurdles to domestic energy development and use. These include:

1️⃣Streamlining natural gas exports
2️⃣Reviewing #NationalLab policies
3️⃣Reviewing National Environmental Policy Act regulations
4️⃣Reviewing the Appliance Standards Program

Learn more ➡ https://energy.gov/articles/statement-secretary-energy-rick-perry-doe-s-regulatory-review-report-president
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Petra Nova, the world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture system, just hit a major milestone: 1 million tons of CO2 captured. That’s big news for #AmericanEnergy!

More ➟ https://energy.gov/fe/articles/doe-supported-petra-nova-captures-more-1-million-tons-co2
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