For the second time this year, the Energy Department tells employees their personal information may have been exposed in a cyberattack.
This uranium-based reactor would use nuclear fission energy to power small spacecraft and possibly installations on Mars.
Abound Solar, which received a $400 million loan guarantee from the DOE, is betting on a shift to more efficient panels will allow it to survive an ongoing solar industry shakeout.
Energy storage company Beacon Power, which received an Energy Department loan guarantee and went bankrupt, says it will sell its plant in an effort to repay $39.1 million owed on loan.
Dreamer, a Japanese-style humanoid robot built by Meka Robotics, was inspired by anime faces and puppy ears.
Oak Ridge National Lab will use Nvidia chips in one of the world's fastest supercomputers. Eventually it will integrate as many as 18,000 graphics processing units.
Amid increased scrutiny of the loan guarantee program because of Solyndra, the Energy Department finalizes four more loans for projects which will lead to a jump in U.S. solar power production.
Bright Automotive was counting on a U.S. government loan to build a factory for its hybrid utility van, but after three years of waiting, it's forced to shut down.
The U.S. is only behind China as the fastest-growing wind power market, but installations here declined overall last year compared with 2008 and 2009.
Fisker Automotive has laid off workers as it tries to unlock more money from the $529 million Department of Energy loan it's using to produce its vehicles.