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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
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Obama praises departing climate adviser Heather Zichal

Obama praises departing climate adviser Heather Zichal

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama Friday praised top energy and climate-change adviser Heather Zichal as the White House announced her departure.

List of Nobel Prize in Physics winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Physics winners:

United States funding biofuels research

WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- Nearly $18 million is available to help U.S. researchers develop biofuels that meet military specifications, the U.S. Energy Department announced.
Obama nominates Burwell, Moniz, McCarthy

Obama nominates Burwell, Moniz, McCarthy

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- President Obama took steps to fill holes in his second-term Cabinet Monday, introducing his nominees for budgetary, energy and environmental positions.

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More nuclear waste leaking in Washington

SEATTLE, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says six tanks of radioactive waste have now been determined to be leaking and it could take five years to remedy the situation.

Energy Secretary Chu to return to Stanford

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will return to Stanford University in the spring at the conclusion of his government service.

U.S. to protect energy from cyberattacks

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Energy said as much as $20 million was available for researchers to examine ways to protect the energy sector from cyberattacks.
Obama: 'State of our union is strong'

Obama: 'State of our union is strong'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Jobs, the economy and a "thriving middle class" highlighted a populist agenda U.S. President Obama offered in the first State of the Union of his second term.

U.S. giving tax breaks for clean energy

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. government announced plans to offer $150 million in tax credits to encourage manufacturing in the clean energy sector.

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Energy Secretary Steven Chu resigns

Energy Secretary Steven Chu resigns

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Steven Chu, the Nobel laureate who became U.S. energy secretary, announced Friday he is leaving the post to return to the academic world.

U.S. funding lab, university solar studies

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. Energy Department announced plans to invest millions of dollars in research projects that could lower the cost of solar-generated power.

White House pressed on LNG exports

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., said the White House was wrong not to capitalize on the natural gas boom by pushing for liquefied natural gas exports.

Group urges caution on U.S. LNG exports

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- A group of major United States manufacturers have formed a coalition to lobby against 'unfettered' natural gas exports which they say would harm the nation's manufacturing growth and cost jobs.

Markey 'disappointed' with LNG study

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., said he was "disappointed" there were flaws in a study on the potential benefits of natural gas exports from the United States.

U.S. sees offshore wind energy by 2017

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Energy Department said it expected commercial operations for offshore wind power generation to begin near six states in less than five years.

U.S. envisions plug-and-play solar power

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Energy Department announced it was investing $29 million in solar developments to help advance the industry's growth potential.

U.S. pulls energy punches post-Sandy

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation said it is establishing an interstate team to coordinate fuel deliveries to areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Transcript, full video of Obama, Romney at the second presidential debate

Transcript, full video of Obama, Romney at the second presidential debate

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney met for their second debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, on October 16, 2012 (part one).

U.S. invests in nuclear energy research

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Energy Department announced more than $13 million was available for university-level research into light-water nuclear reactors.

Potential U.S. LNG exports under fire

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives expressed concern about the effects of liquefied natural gas exports in a letter to a Cabinet official.

U.S. aims to encourage cheap solar power

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Energy Department said $10 million in cash was available to teams that can develop solar systems for $1 per watt.
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