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June 18, 2014
Weatherization workers are trained in the house as a system approach. The Energy Department's Weatherization Assistance Program funded technical assistance as part of Connecticut's Health Impact Assessment project. | Photo courtesy of Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center
Connecticut’s Health Impact Study Rapidly Increasing Weatherization Efforts

The Energy Department’s Weatherization Assistance Program is helping Connecticut reach its weatherization targets by supporting the development and release of the Health Impact Assessment.

June 17, 2014
A vehicle undergoes dynamometer testing at Argonne National Laboratory's Advanced Powertrain Research Facility in Illinois. The project is one of many that is being evaluated at the Vehicle Technologies Office and Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting this week. | Photo by Argonne National Laboratory
Annual Merit Review Evaluates Impact of Sustainable Transportation Projects

More than 300 Energy Department activities and projects will be judged by reviewers from a variety of scientific backgrounds this week at the Vehicle Technologies Office and Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting in Washington, D.C., which is free of charge and open to the public.

June 16, 2014
Jay Keasling (left), speaks with Rajit Sapar at the Joint BioEnergy Institute in 2013. Keasling co-founded Lygos, which received funding through the Energy Department’s Small Business Innovation Research for a biofuel project.  | Photo by  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Small Business Innovation Research Projects to Make a Big Impact on Clean Energy Economy

Energy Department announces funding for 14 projects that are bringing innovative, cost-effective products and solutions that lower carbon emissions and improve the environment to the marketplace.

June 13, 2014
Ohio State University Races to the Finish as the Winner of EcoCAR 2

After three years of intense competition, the team from Ohio State University takes first place in EcoCAR 2 for its energy-efficient, consumer-ready alternative fuel vehicle design.

June 13, 2014
Better Buildings Summit: Partners Highlight Solutions, Innovations, and Opportunities

Find out how organizations throughout America are improving the economy and the environment through energy efficiency.

June 12, 2014
The student startup, REEcycle, from the University of Houston swept this year's National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition, taking home all three awards for its innovative method of reclaiming rare earth elements from magnets in electronics. | Photo courtesy of Ken Shipp, Energy Department.
REEcyle Takes the Gold in the 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition

The student startup from the University of Houston won the Energy Department's 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition.

June 11, 2014
Student teams network during the Cleantech Forum in Washington, D.C. The forum was part of the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition.  | Energy Department photo
National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Kicks Off With Cleantech Forum

National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition festivities kicked off today at the Cleantech Forum, where the finalists and runner-ups met with public and private sector stakeholders to learn about financial opportunities that will help them grow their businesses.

June 11, 2014
Educated and Equipped: Energy Literacy for Women Veterans – A Strong Economic Future

Veterans have specific skill sets that benefit the energy technical sector, and veterans’ high reliability and priority on safety make them desired hires in the energy sector. Energy jobs continue service for the country, increasing national security through energy independence and contributing to the American economy.

June 10, 2014
Imagine Tomorrow participants Pavan Kumar (from left), Isaak Nanneman, Ethan Perrin, Andrew Wang and Oisin Doherty were selected by the Bioenergy Technologies Office to present their idea at the Biomass 2014 conference next month. The student team from Redmond, Washington, was chosen for their idea on how to help the nation transition to renewable forms of energy using cellulosic ethanol. | Energy Department photo
Generating Bioenergy Solutions for the Clean Energy Economy of Tomorrow

Bioenergy Technologies Office selects student team from Redmond, Washington, to present at the Biomass 2014 conference, which is taking place July 29 to July 30 in Washington, D.C. The team was chosen for their idea on how to help the nation transition to renewable forms of energy using cellulosic ethanol.

June 6, 2014
Engaging Spanish Speakers on Energy Literacy: Conocimiento de Energía

Conocimiento de Energía, the Spanish version of our Energy Literacy Framework, provides the nation's educators with resources to teach important energy concepts to students.