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09.30.13DOE Announcement

DOE to Award $100 Million for Energy Frontier Research Centers

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced a proposed $100 million in FY2014 funding for Energy Frontier Research Centers to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build a new 21st-century energy economy. Research supported by this initiative will enable fundamental advances in energy production and use. Read More »

07.10.13DOE Announcement

People’s Choice Voting for the Ten Hundred and One Word Challenge

The Ten Hundred and One Word ChallengeExternal link invited the 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers to represent their science in images, cartoons, photos, words and original paintings, but any descriptions or words could only use the 1000 most commonly used words in the English language, with the addition of one word important to each of the EFRCs and the mission of DOE: energy. Read More »

05.24.11DOE Announcement

Department of Energy Hosts Inaugural Energy Frontier Research Center Summit

On Wednesday, May 25, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu will welcome nearly 1,000 of America's top energy researchers to Washington, D.C. for the inaugural Science for the Nation's Energy Future: The Energy Frontier Research Centers Summit and Forum. Read More »

04.22.11DOE Announcement

Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research Video Contest

The Office of Science announced the winners of the Energy Frontier Research Centers Video Contest and the start of the People’s Choice Contest. The video with the most votes by 5:00 pm on May 24, 2011 will receive the People’s Choice Award. Be sure to vote for your favorites. The winning videos will be shown during an awards ceremony at the EFRC Summit on May 25, 2011. Read More »

03.04.11DOE Announcement

DOE Announced the EFRC Summit & Forum

The U.S. Department of Energy announced the first Science for Our Nation's Energy Future: Energy Frontier Research Centers Summit & Forum to be held on May 25 - 27, 2011. Read More »

11.18.10DOE Announcement

Science for Our Nation's Energy Future

Science for Our Nation’s Energy Future, the inaugural Energy Frontier Research Centers Summit and Forum will be held on May 25 - 27, 2011 at the Renaissance Penn Quarter Hotel in Washington, DC. Read More »

03.01.10DOE Announcement

EFRC Director's Meeting

The second Energy Frontier Research Center Director's meeting was held in North Bethesda, MD on March 1, 2010
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02.01.10DOE Announcement

FY 2011 Funding Request Released

The FY 2011 funding request for Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) is $140,000,000, which includes an increase of $40,000,000 over the FY 2010 appropriations.
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08.06.09DOE Announcement

EFRCs Launched

Funding of the 46 EFRC awards that were announced in April is now complete following the conclusion of negotiations between DOE and each of the EFRC home institutions on the terms and conditions of the grants. Read More »

04.27.09DOE Announcement

EFRC Awards Announced

The White House today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science will invest $777 million in Energy Frontier Research Centers over the next five years. Read More »