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December 20, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Kick-Starting an Energy Management Program, SunShot Incubator Projects, and More

DOE announces three EERE webinars for the first half of January.

December 19, 2013
Energy Dept. Reports: U.S. Fuel Cell Market Production and Deployment Continues Strong Growth

The Energy Department released three new reports showcasing strong growth across the U.S. fuel cell and hydrogen technologies market – continuing America’s leadership in clean energy innovation and providing U.S. businesses more affordable, cleaner transportation and power options.

December 17, 2013
Energy Department Announces Winner of the 2013 Better Buildings Federal Award Competition

The Energy Department today announced that the General Services Administration’s (GSA) United States Court House in Wichita, Kansas is the winner of the 2013 Better Buildings Federal Award.

December 12, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Engaging Students in Energy, Challenges in Hydrogen Infrastructure, and More

See information about webinars on engaging students in energy, hydrogen infrastructure challenges, kick-starting your energy management program, and more.

December 12, 2013
Energy Department Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing

Domestic Manufacturing Projects to Support Renewable Energy Generation as well as Boost Building and Vehicle Efficiency

December 11, 2013
Energy Department Awards More Than $1 Million to Three States to Establish Clean Energy Manufacturing Roadmaps

In support of President Obama's goal of doubling U.S. energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department today announced new awards of more than $1 million to three states to advance clean energy manufacturing in their regions.

December 11, 2013
Energy Department Invests $13 Million to Drive Innovative U.S. Solar Manufacturing

Supports Broader Efforts to Increase American Clean Energy Manufacturing Competitiveness

December 6, 2013
Energy Department Announces $10 Million to Advance Innovative, Energy-Saving Lighting Technologies

As part of cutting energy waste and doubling energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department today announced nearly $10 million to support research, development, and manufacturing of solid-state lighting (SSL) technologies across the country.

December 5, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Investment Funds for Clean Energy Programs, EERE's Small Business Innovation Research Program, and More

EERE's webinars include information on working with financial institutions, SBIR research grants, engaging students in energy, and more.

December 3, 2013
EPA and DOE Release Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2014 Models

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy released the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide.

December 3, 2013
Obama Administration Expands Better Buildings Challenge to Multifamily Housing, Launches New Programs to Boost U.S. Energy Efficiency

As Part of Better Buildings Initiative, Administration Commits to Expanding Energy Efficiency Investments in Federal Buildings

November 26, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Resources for Tribal Energy Efficiency Projects, Deep Energy Retrofits and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts.

November 26, 2013
Thirteen States Receive Energy Department Awards to Drive Greater Energy Efficiency, Save Money

The Energy Department awarded nearly $4 million to 13 states to increase statewide energy savings and boost the energy efficiency of public institutions, local governments and industrial sectors.

November 22, 2013
In Cleveland, Alcoa and ArcelorMittal Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

As Part of Obama Administration’s Better Plants Program, U.S. Manufacturers Cut Energy Waste and Save Money

November 21, 2013
South Carolina Opens Nation’s Largest Wind Drivetrain Testing Facility

Clemson University Project Converted Former Navy Warehouse to First-of-its-Kind Testing Facility for Land-Based and Offshore Wind Turbines

November 20, 2013
Energy Department Announces $19 Million to Drive Down Solar Soft Costs, Increase Hardware Efficiency

The Energy Department today announced $19 million to reduce both hardware and non-hardware costs of solar and to drive greater solar energy deployment in the United States.

November 20, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on an Offshore Wind Economic Impacts Model, Resources for Tribal Energy Efficiency Projects, and More

DOE's webinars include information on the economic impact of offshore wind, tools to develop better clean energy financing programs, and more.

November 14, 2013
Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition's Regional Contests

The Energy Department today announced the opening of the application periods for six regional competitions that are part of the 2014 U.S. Department of Energy National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition.

November 14, 2013
Energy Department Invests Over $7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean Energy Projects

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to strengthening partnerships with Tribal nations and building stronger, more resilient communities that are better prepared for a changing climate, the Energy Department announced nine tribal clean energy projects to receive more than $7 million.

November 13, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Pedestrian-Friendly Nighttime Lighting, an Offshore Wind Economic Impacts Model, and More

EERE's webinars address pedestrian-friendly nighttime lighting, a tool measuring the economic impacts of offshore wind, tools for designing better clean energy financing programs, and pre-engineered building envelope commissioning.

November 7, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Economic Impacts of Offshore Wind, Clean Energy Financing Programs, and More

EERE announces upcoming webinars on topics such as Economic Impacts of Offshore Wind and Clean Energy Financing Programs.

November 7, 2013
Energy Department Launches Alternative Fueling Station Locator App

As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to expand access to data and give consumers more transportation options that save money at the pump, the Energy Department today launched a new mobile app to help drivers find stations that provide alternative fuel for vehicles.

November 6, 2013
Energy Department Announces Federal Energy and Water Management Awards

The Energy Department today recognized 25 winners across the federal government as recipients of the 2013 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards. These annual awards highlight federal agencies’ commitments to lead the nation in implementing efficiency measures to improve energy, water, and vehicle fleet management that save taxpayer money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

November 6, 2013
Milwaukee Showcases Leadership in Energy Efficiency, Better Buildings Challenge

National Program to Reduce Energy Use and Save Money

November 6, 2013
Energy Department Invests $12 Million to Slash Red Tape and Speed Solar Deployment for Homes and Businesses

Through Rooftop Solar Challenge , Eight Teams Streamline and Standardize Solar Installation Process to Cut Costs, Save Time