Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich., testifies before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee during a hearing to examine her nomination to be Secretary of Energy, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)

Energy Department restarting loan program for clean power

In today’s Federal Newscast, in one of her first moves as Energy Secretary, Jennifer Granholm is reviving one of the agency’s largest loan programs for…

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Former Michigan Gov. Granholm confirmed as energy secretary

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When it comes to digital modernization, the need to be competitive is constant

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Biden taps Buttigieg for Transportation, Granholm for Energy

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In this Sept. 8, 2016 photo, a Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is displayed at the headquarters of South Korean mobile carrier KT in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics recommended South Korean customers to stop using the new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, which the company is recalling worldwide after several dozen of them caught fire. The South Korean technology giant in a statement on its website Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, advised local users to visit the company's service centers to receive rental phones for temporary use. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Multiple agencies looking into advancing battery technology

The Defense, State, and Energy Departments have launched a consortium. They want to work together to help advance battery technology.

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Energy’s Oak Ridge Lab adapting cybersecurity for this new boundaryless environment

Kevin Kerr, the Energy Department’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory CISO, said his team had to reestablish employee habits baselines and then alter security…

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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2019, file photo, National Nuclear Security Administration administrator Lisa Gordon-Hagerty talks about her agency's work to reduce global nuclear threats during a business conference in Albuquerque, N.M.  Lisa Gordon-Hagerty will visit New Mexico Thursday, July 16, 2020 as part of a nationwide tour of the federal government's nuclear security operations.  (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)

NNSA leader traveling to all sites to get situation report

There are 50,000 people working in the Energy Department’s nuclear security enterprise and for obvious reasons, most of them haven’t had the option of teleworking during the pandemic.

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