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Stories with person: Ernest Moniz
  • US Energy Secretary Moniz to visit Rhode Island 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 1:09 pm
  • PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz (mo-NEEZ') is coming to Rhode Island as part of the Obama administration's reassessment of the nation's energy strategy.

  • Moniz raised MOX alternatives with Russia 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 11:49 am
  • ATLANTA - U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz told his Russian counterpart last year that U.S. authorities may need to use a different method to destroy weapons-grade plutonium rather than rely on an over-budget facility in South Carolina.

  • Southern agrees to coal research with Chinese firm 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:46 pm
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - Southern Co. says it has signed a deal with a state-owned Chinese coal and energy company to work together to develop coal technologies, based in part on the coal gasification and carbon capture technology that Southern subsidiary Mississippi Power Co. is deploying at the $5 billion Kemper County power plant.

  • Clinton to headline Clean Energy Summit in Vegas 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 8:50 pm
  • LAS VEGAS - Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is due to return to the Las Vegas Strip later this year to deliver a keynote speech at a renewable-energy conference.

  • Washington state proposes nuke cleanup deadlines 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 6:34 pm
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Frustrated by federal government delays, the state of Washington on Monday issued its own plan for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated nuclear weapons site.

  • Former Defense Secretary James Schlesinger dies 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 7:27 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Onetime economics professor and longtime nuclear strategist James R. Schlesinger was a political man for all seasons, holding a long string of Cabinet and other high-level posts through three administrations. He was hired - and dismissed - by presidents of both parties.

  • Czechs, US start nuclear energy research center 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 9:10 am
  • PRAGUE - The United States and Czech Republic are increasing cooperation in civilian nuclear energy, opening a joint research center in Prague for nuclear scientists and engineers from both countries.

  • Obama: Nuke security deal makes world safer 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 5:57 pm
  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands - President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that a security summit took "concrete steps" to prevent nuclear material falling into the hands of terrorists even though Russia and China failed to sign an agreement to beef up inspections.