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December 18, 2015
Future Home Tech: 8 Energy-Saving Solutions on the Horizon

A sneak peek of the energy-saving technologies we can expect to see soon that will make our homes more sustainable.

December 17, 2015
Top 5 Interactives and Maps of 2015

From rapidly rising renewables to carbon emission comparisons, these powerful visual aids illustrate the biggest energy stories of 2015.

December 16, 2015
How Do Holiday Lights Work?

Ever wonder how holiday lights work? Tis the season to learn the ins and outs of our twinkling little friends, and how to fix them!

December 14, 2015
FACT: Consumers are saving more than $62 billion a year as a result of the Energy Department's Appliance and Equipment Standards Program. | Infographic by <a href="/node/1332956">Carly Wilkins</a>, Energy Department
INFOGRAPHIC: How Appliance Standards Help Consumers Save Big

Consumers are saving more than $62 billion a year as a result of Appliance and Equipment Standards Program.

December 8, 2015
Find out how we connect scientists with innovators and entrepreneurs, like the company who used the National Labs’ supercomputing power to model aerodynamics of long-haul trucks to improve efficiency. | Image by Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Turning Ideas into Impact: The Energy Department’s Office of Technology Transitions

Meet the team connecting scientists with innovators and entrepreneurs.

December 7, 2015
INTERACTIVE: How Much Carbon Do Countries Emit?

As negotiations continue at COP21, get to know the attending countries’ carbon dioxide emissions, and how they compare to your home state.

December 7, 2015
Rise and Shine: Lighting the World with 10 Billion LED Bulbs

Launched at COP21 in Paris, the Global Lighting Challenge is a race to deploy 10 billion high-efficiency, high-quality and affordable lighting fixtures and bulbs (like LEDs) around the world.

December 5, 2015
How We Solve Climate Change

At COP21 in Paris and beyond, clean energy innovation is key to solving climate change.

November 29, 2015
Announcing "Mission Innovation"

President Obama joins world leaders in announcing “Mission Innovation,” an initiative to dramatically accelerate global clean energy innovation to address climate change.

November 18, 2015
Infographic by <a href="/node/1332956">Carly Wilkins</a> and <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>.
INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need to Know About Supercomputers

Learn about supercomputers and why they're important for science, energy and national security.