Washington, D.C. – On Friday, March 28, 2014, the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB), which provides advice and recommendations on the Department’s activities, will meet to discuss and take public comment on the report of the Task Force to Support the Evaluation of the New Funding Constructs for Energy Research and Development and the report of the FracFocus 2.0 Task Force . SEAB will discuss the reports and determine if the reports and recommendations will be submitted to the Secretary of Energy. Click here for the full agenda.
Dr. Lidija Sekaric manages the Technology to Market Program for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's SunShot Initiative. Find out what inspired her to become a scientist and what advice she has for others who are interested in pursuing a career in STEM.
This report presents the findings and recommendations for the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Task Force to Support Evaluation of the new Funding Constructs for Energy Research and Development (R&D) in the Department of Energy.
In the growing ecosystem of energy-related data jams and hackathons, this one will be distinct in that it is targeted toward improving the general understanding of the basics of energy in the U.S., which we have identified as a key obstacle to sensible long-term progress in energy. We hope that what emerges from this data jam will be applicable to learners of any age – from preschool to adult learners.
Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to continue U.S. leadership in clean energy innovation, the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) today awarded $17 million in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) projects to help small businesses in 13 states develop prototype technologies that could improve manufacturing energy efficiency, reduce the cost of installing clean energy projects, and generate electricity from renewable energy sources.
The Energy Department has announced the winners of the third annual Better Buildings Case Competition, which challenges collegiate teams to present unique and innovative solutions for reducing energy waste and improving the efficiency of our nation’s homes and commercial buildings to industry leaders.
From advancing solar technologies, to breaking down market barriers for wide-scale deployment of renewable systems, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Postdoctoral Research Award Program provides America’s best and brightest an opportunity to solve major energy challenges. Read about the experiences of three recent participants and find out how you can apply to the program.