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May 20, 2013
The University of Washington team works on their vehicle while lifted on a hoist. Teams are working in a garage that is fully equipped with tools that will help them make the most of their time this week. | Photo courtesy of EcoCAR 2.
EcoCAR 2 Teams Cruise Forward with Second Year Finals

We're providing a behind-the-scenes look at the two-part competition to crown the Year Two winner of EcoCAR 2.

May 3, 2013
Panelists discuss the role of colleges and universities in helping to further clean-energy research and entrepreneurship during a forum at Stanford University. | Photo courtesy of Stanford Energy Club.
Energy Wrap-Up: Charging Students To Take the Lead in Energy Innovation

Students, academics and entrepreneurs came together at Stanford University to discuss how the next generation can lead the way in creating the next big breakthroughs in sustainable energy.

April 18, 2013
World's First Tri-Generation Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Fueling Station

EERE supported the development of the world's first tri-generation station combined heat and power system that produces hydrogen in addition to heat and electricity.

April 18, 2013
California: Agricultural Residues Produce Renewable Fuel

Logos Technologies and EERE are partnering with Edeniq of Visalia to build a plant that will produce cellulosic ethanol from switchgrass, wood chips, and corn leaves, stalks, and husks--all plentiful, nonfood feedstock sources in California.

April 18, 2013
California: Cutting-Edge Biofuels Research and Entrepreneurship Provide a Proving Ground

The Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory helps researchers test, develop, and perfect experimental technologies to produce biofuels from grasses, wood, and agricultural waste.

April 18, 2013
High Efficiency Microturbine Leads to Increased Market Share

EERE-supported microturbine research and development for a device that increased electrical efficiency of the unit from about 17%-22% to 33%.

April 18, 2013
Solar Junction Develops World Record Setting Concentrated Photovoltaic Solar Cell

EERE supported the development of Solar Junction's concentrated photovoltaic technology that set a world record for conversion efficiency.

April 18, 2013
Silicon Ink Technology Offers Path to Higher Efficiency Solar Cells at Lower Cost

EERE supported the development of the first liquid silicon on the market that offers a novel path to producing more efficient solar cells at lower cost.

April 18, 2013
California: Energy-Efficient Glass Saves Energy Costs, Increases Personal Comfort

EERE's investment in View, Inc. has helped with the development of View Dynamic Glass--windows that adjust their tint, lightening and darkening with the sunlight.

April 18, 2013
California: Advanced 'Drop-In' Biofuels Power the Navy's Green Strike Group

EERE's investment allowed Solezyme to increase its algal oil production by a factor of 10, leading to the U.S. Navy's purchase of 450,000 gallons of "drop-in" jet fuel.