Next week, 10 student teams representing colleges and universities across the country will compete in the Energy Department’s first-ever Collegiate Wind Competition, which is designed to prepare talented young people for careers in the wind energy industry and enable academic institutions to showcase the ingenuity of their students. Meet five of these talented, creative teams.
The nation’s coastlines possess the strongest, most abundant, and steadiest winds in the United States, representing vast potential for clean energy production. Our Wind Program works to accelerate the American offshore wind market through a portfolio of high-impact research, development, and demonstration projects. View an interactive map of these projects and learn about a new tool that will help America get offshore wind farms up and running.
Automakers have announced that new hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles will be available in the next several months so it’s critical that hydrogen infrastructure is in place, allowing drivers to quickly and easily refuel. To help solve this challenge, the Energy Department announced H2FIRST, a project being led by National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories.
Energy Department's Challenge Home Student Design Competition aims to inspire the next generation of architects, engineers, construction managers, and entrepreneurs to design homes that meet requirements for zero energy ready performance that are affordable and market-ready.
The Energy Department’s New Stream-reach Development Assessment, conducted by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has identified more than 65 gigawatts of untapped sustainable hydropower potential in U.S. rivers and streams.
Competing on its home turf, Superior Ecotech won the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Cleantech New Venture Challenge—one of six regional contests that make up the Energy Department's National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition.
In just two weeks, student teams representing colleges and universities across the country will compete in the Energy Department’s first ever Collegiate Wind Competition. Meet five of the 10 teams and learn about their innovative designs and ideas for advancing wind energy technologies.
Through the facility, the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and Office of Nuclear Energy are working side-by-side to solve shared energy challenges such as systems integration, energy productivity, and grid optimization.