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February 18, 2014
An electric vehicle in Hawaii. A new Clean Cities guide highlights electric vehicle readiness projects from throughout the country. | Photo by Ken Kelly, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
EV Everywhere: 10 Ways Communities Can Pave the Way for PEVs

Is your community interested in making it easier and more affordable to drive a plug-in electric vehicle? Here are 10 things local groups can do to improve PEV community readiness, including offering incentives, forming partnerships, and engaging the public.

February 13, 2014
Celebrating the Completion of the World's Largest Concentrating Solar Power Plant

Traveling west for the dedication of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System.

February 12, 2014
Designers hard at work turning energy data into useful apps in Washington D.C. January 25
American Energy Data Challenge Hackathons – “Apps For Energy”: Turning Energy Data into Working Apps in 24 Hours

The Department of Energy's "Apps for Energy" Hackathons give dozens of app designers 24 hours to come up with working prototypes of apps that solve challenges using energy data.

February 10, 2014
What do you want to know about solar energy? Submit your questions in advance of our #AskEnergy Twitter Q&A. | Graphic by <a href="http://energy.gov/contributors/sarah-gerrity">Sarah Gerrity</a>, photo courtesy of NRGEnergy.
#AskEnergy: Live Twitter Q&A on Solar Energy

What do you want to know about solar? Submit your questions on social media in advance of our #AskEnergy Twitter Q&A.

February 7, 2014
Oxidized fibers move to a high temperature furnace, where material is converted into carbon fiber at Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Carbon Fiber Technology Facility (CFTC). The CFTC enables companies to test low-cost carbon fiber for use in several industries including the clean energy sector. | Photo courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Carbon Fiber and Clean Energy: 4 Uses for Industry

From strengthening wind blades to lightening vehicles, find out how carbon fiber is making clean energy technologies more efficient, durable and reliable.

February 4, 2014
Hexagon Lincoln develops carbon fiber composite fuel tanks that help deliver hydrogen to fleets throughout the country. The company has more than doubled its workforce to accommodate growing demand for the tanks. | Photo courtesy of Hexagon Lincoln
Nebraska Company Expands to Meet Demand for Hydrogen Fuel

Hexagon Lincoln develops carbon fiber composite fuel tanks that help deliver hydrogen to fleets throughout the country. The company has more than doubled its workforce to accommodate growing demand for the tanks.

February 3, 2014
MetLife Stadium, the site of yesterday's Super Bowl, features a ring of 1,350 solar panels that can generate 350,000 kilowatt hours of electricity annually. The number of jobs in the U.S. solar energy industry equates to nearly double the amount of seats in the stadium.  Picture courtesy NRG Solar, LLC
Super Bowl of Energy: Solar Smashes Records

Find out how the Energy Department's SunShot Initiative is helping grow the solar industry through workforce training programs.

January 31, 2014
Shared solar projects allow consumers to take advantage of solar energy’s myriad benefits, even though the system is not located on the consumer’s own rooftop. | Photo courtesy of the Vote Solar Initiative
Shared Solar Projects Powering Households Throughout America

An innovative new model for solar deployment, called shared solar, can help Americans take advantage of solar energy’s many benefits regardless of their housing situation.

January 31, 2014
The General Motors Baltimore Operations facility at White Marsh is producing electric motors for the Chevrolet Spark EV and is the first time a domestic automaker is building electric motors for an electric vehicle in the United States. | Energy Department photo
EV Everywhere: Electric Drive Systems Bring Power to Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Find out how the Energy Department's Vehicles Technologies Office is helping reduce the cost of plug-in electric vehicles through research and development of electric drive technologies.

January 30, 2014
#YearOfAction: Four Ways the Energy Department is Fighting Climate Change

Here's what the Energy Department is doing to reduce carbon pollution, make America more energy independent and secure our nation's energy supplies and infrastructure.