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September 16, 2015
Secretary Moniz Unveils Roadmap to Double U.S. Energy Productivity by 2030

Secretary Moniz unveiled a strategic plan laying out a roadmap to achieve the President’s goal to double U.S. energy productivity by 2030.

September 16, 2015
Energy Department Selects Five Projects in First Step to Produce Fresh Water from CO2 Storage Sites

Today, the Department of Energy announced the selection of five projects that will study the feasibility of using salty water – or brine – from carbon dioxide (CO2) storage sites to produce fresh water.

September 16, 2015
Energy Department Awards $22 Million to Support Next Generation Electric Machines for Manufacturing

As part of the Administration’s effort to increase energy efficiency and double U.S. energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department is awarding $22 million in funding for five projects aimed at merging wide-bandgap (WBG) technology with advancements for large-scale motors to increase energy efficiency in high-energy consuming industries, products and processes, such as the transportation of fossil fuels and industrial-scale compression systems.

September 16, 2015
Energy Department Announces $70 Million for Innovation Institute on Smart Manufacturing

Department of Energy is announcing up to $70 million in funding for the next Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute, which will be focused on smart manufacturing.

September 16, 2015
Energy Department Announces $102 Million to Tackle Solar Challenges, Expand Access to Clean Electricity

Energy Department announces more than $102 million in new projects and available funding to support American leadership in clean energy innovation.

September 10, 2015
Energy Department Releases Second Quadrennial Technology Review

Report examines identifies hundreds of clean energy research opportunities that could support the effort to modernize the power sector.

September 2, 2015
Energy Department Issues Tribal Energy System Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Report, $6M for Native American Clean Energy Projects

The Energy Department issued a report showing that threats to tribal energy infrastructure are expected to increase due to climate change and announced a $6 million grant opportunity to establish clean energy projects and energy efficiency projects on Indian lands.

August 24, 2015
President Obama Announces More Than a Billion Dollars in Energy Department Initiatives to Advance Innovative Clean Energy Technologies

LPO and ARPA-E Initiatives Support America’s Growing Low-Carbon Economy and Combat Climate Change

August 20, 2015
Department of Energy Selects U.C. Berkeley to Lead Consortium for U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center’s Energy-Water Track

U.S. Consortium Includes University, Nonprofit, Industry, and National Lab Partners to Collaborate on Energy and Water Security.

August 12, 2015
Energy Department Recognizes Arizona’s Dysart Unified School District for Leadership in Better Buildings Challenge

School district commits to 20 percent energy savings over 10 years, spanning more than three million square feet of building space.