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  • The EERE-funded Solar Thermochemical Advanced Reactor System converts natural gas and sunlight into a more energy-rich fuel called syngas, which power plants can burn to make electricity.
    Six EERE-funded projects recognized with R&D 100 Awards

    November 10, 2014 4:26 PM

    Widely recognized as the “Oscars of Invention,” the 52nd R&D 100 Awards ceremony took place last week. These awards identify and honor major technological breakthroughs each year. The categories cover industry, academia, and government research. This year, EERE-funded projects won six awards across four of our technology areas: Bioenergy, Fuel Cells/Solar, and Vehicles.

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  • Graphic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department.
    Turn Your Halloween Pumpkins Into Power

    October 31, 2014 1:35 PM

    It might not be long before the 1.1. billion pounds of pumpkins produced annually in the U.S. are as important for our energy security as they are for Halloween.

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