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January 10, 2014
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Help Design the Hydrogen Fueling Station of Tomorrow

University students can join the Energy Department-supported Hydrogen Education Foundation's Hydrogen Student Design Contest to plan and design a drop-in fueling station.

January 9, 2014
 University students can join the EnergyDepartment-supported Hydrogen Education Foundation's Hydrogen Student Design Contest to plan and design a drop-in fueling station.
Help Design the Hydrogen Fueling Station of Tomorrow

As the hydrogen industry expands, refueling infrastructure needs to be developed to keep fuel cell electric vehicles powered and moving on America’s roadways. University students can play a big role in this through the Hydrogen Education Foundation’s Hydrogen Student Design Contest, supported by the Energy Department.

January 6, 2014
Manufacturing Spotlight: Boosting American Competitiveness

Find out how the Energy Department is helping bring new clean energy technologies to the marketplace and make manufacturing processes more energy efficient.

January 3, 2014
Fuel cells, which work like batteries but don’t run down or need recharging, are ideal for powering material handling equipment, like forklifts and airport baggage carts, because they reduce recharging time and cut carbon pollution. Recent Energy Department reports indicate the fuel cell and hydrogen industry is continuing to grow.  | Photo courtesy of Plug Power, Inc.
Fun Fact Friday: Fueling Growth

Last month, the Energy Department released three new reports that signal incredible growth in America’s fuel cell and hydrogen industry.

January 3, 2014
Our Best Energy Videos of 2013

Check out our best videos from 2013 -- from Secretary Moniz's first day on the job, to the rivalry between Edison and Tesla, to a visit to a solar-powered classroom.

January 2, 2014
Trainees practice techniques on miniature model homes at the New River Center for Energy Research & Training in  Christiansburg, Virginia. The Energy Department has developed a new certification program for quality control inspectors, energy auditors, crew leaders, and retrofit installer technicians, as part of the Weatherization Assistance Program's Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project.  | Photo courtesy of Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center
New Year, New Certification Opportunities for Home Energy Workers

The Energy Department has developed a new certification program for quality control inspectors, energy auditors, crew leaders, and retrofit installer technicians, as part of the Weatherization Assistance Program's Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project.

January 1, 2014
Quarterly Nuclear Deployment Scorecard - January 2014

The scorecard includes news updates, regulatory status, reactor design certification, early site permits, new plant construction progress, and expected operation dates.

December 31, 2013
<strong>April 2013:</strong>  The Energy Department recognizes the nation’s first commercial enhanced geothermal system (EGS) project to supply electricity to the grid. Based in Churchill County, Nevada, Ormat Technologies’ Desert Peak 2 EGS project has increased power output of its nearby operating geothermal field by nearly 38% – providing an additional 1.7 megawatts of power to the grid and validating this emerging clean energy technology. <a href="http://www.energy.gov/articles/nevada-deploys-first-us-commercial-grid-connected-enhanced-geothermal-system?__utma=1.822254579.1380221839.1387901378.1388417149.85&__utmb=1.3.10.1388417149&__utmc=1&__utmx=-&__utmz=1.1388417149.85.58.utmcsr=google|utmccn=(organic)|utmcmd=organic|utmctr=(not%20provided)&__utmv=-&__utmk=123660043">Learn more.</a>  | <em> 
Photo of Desert Peak geothermal field courtesy of Ormat Technologies </em>
Photo Gallery: Renewable Energy in 2013

2013 capped off another successful year for the Energy Department's Office of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency as it continues its work in advancing America's clean energy economy and creating a more sustainable planet for future generations. View this photo gallery for a recap of some of our top news announcements related to renewable energy in 2013.

December 24, 2013
EM’s December Newsletter Recaps Cold War Cleanup Accomplishments in 2013

On Dec. 19, EM completed demolition of the 4.8 million-square-foot Building K-25 at Oak Ridge, a milestone that capped a busy and successful 2013 for the Cold War cleanup program.

December 24, 2013
The Akuna customized model setup user environment contains NASA World Wind and LaGrit/Gridder in its toolset user interface. The High Performance Computing environment allows the user to do Single Run, Sensitivity Analysis, Parameter Estimation and Uncertainty Qualification.
ASCEM Project Achieves Major Milestone with Initial User Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Simulation Capability for Environmental Management (ASCEM) Project has reached a major milestone at record pace with the release of the research and development branch of the ASCEM toolset.