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August 10, 2012
On Monday, August 6, 2012, NASA's Curiosity rover arrived on the surface of Mars to gather geological and environmental data to determine if the planet has ever had the potential to support life. This photo was taken by a navigation camera located toward the back-left of the Curiosity rover, and features part of the rover's nuclear <a href="/node/381709" target="_blank">power supply</a>. Beyond the rover itself, Curiosity's exploration reveals the desert-like terrain of Mars's Gale Crater. | Photo courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech.
Photo of the Week: August 10, 2012

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July 27, 2012
Caption This! Wind Edition

We asked you to think of creative captions for our Photo of the Week on July 20 -- now we're highlighting some of our favorites.

July 27, 2012
UC Berkeley engineering student Jerome Thai launches one of 100 floating sensors into the Sacramento River.  The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta’s channel system supports California's agricultural industry and provides drinking water for 22 million Californians. The Floating Sensor Network project is a collaborative effort between the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), Berkeley Lab and its National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), and UC Berkeley’s Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Electrical Engineering. The project will collect data to help researchers and scientists better understand how water flows from the Delta to pumping stations and the San Francisco Bay. To learn more, check out the Floating Sensor Network's <a href="http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2012/05/09/floating-sensors-track-delta-water-flow/" target="_blank">press release</a>. | Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.
Photo of the Week: July 28, 2012

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July 26, 2012
Report: Tech Review Takes Snapshot of Energy Research

In the energy industry, infrastructure investments must be relevant for decades. Welcome to the Quadrennial Technology Review.

July 26, 2012
William Parish from Solar Mosaic, one of nine solar startups chosen for the latest round of SunShot Incubator funding, discusses his company’s project with Energy Secretary Steven Chu at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit in Denver, Colorado. | Photo by John De La Rosa.
Solar Companies Go for the Gold with SunShot Incubator

In the global race towards solar energy leadership -- who stands to come out on top?

July 25, 2012
Energy 101 | Biofuels

Learn the basics of biofuels technology by watching the latest in our Energy 101 video series.

July 24, 2012
Captain Gerald "Gerry" Morrison, Vice President of Perry Marine & Consctruction. | Photo Courtesy of Ocean Renewable Power Company.
All Eyes on Eastport: Tidal Energy Project Brings Change, Opportunity to Local Community

As progress on a Maine-based tidal energy project moves forward, local community member Gerald Morrison reflects on its impact.

July 20, 2012
Jonathan Wiley and Eric Kuntzelman rappel more than 300 feet off the ground from a 3 megawatt wind turbine at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) near Boulder, CO. The Energy Department has made significant investments in wind testing facilities like the NWTC. By supporting the testing and validation of newly developed technologies, we are working to reduce costs for manufacturers, speed deployment of next generation technologies, and promote the growth of American companies. To learn more, check out our blog <a href="http://energy.gov/articles/blades-glory-wind-technology-bringing-us-closer-clean-energy-future" target="_blank">Blades of Glory: Wind Technology Bringing Us Closer to a Clean Energy Future</a> | Image: Dennis Schroeder
Photo of the Week: July 20, 2012

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July 17, 2012
SLIDESHOW: America's Wind Testing Facilities

A look at the nation's innovative wind facilities -- where researchers are speeding the adoption of next generation clean energy technologies.