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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.

July 17, 2012
Blades of Glory: Wind Technology Bringing Us Closer To a Clean Energy Future

Making sure the best, most efficient wind energy technologies are developed and manufactured here in America.

June 27, 2012
Kim Saylors-Laster, Vice President of Walmart Energy and ambassador for the Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Initiative. | Photo courtesy of Walmart.
Join the Discussion: Trailblazing a Path for Women in Clean Energy

"My supervisors asked what I’d like to do next, and when I answered, 'something that makes a difference in the world,' they suggested energy."

June 25, 2012
Join our Women in Clean Energy Twitter Chat this Wednesday, June 27 at 1 pm EDT. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder/NREL.
Join Us On Twitter! Women in Clean Energy Chat on Wednesday, June 27

What can we do to support the leadership of women in clean energy? Share your thoughts during our twitter chat this Wednesday.

June 22, 2012
Installing a concentrating solar power system in Gila Bend, Arizona. The curved  mirrors are tilted toward the sun, focusing sunlight on tubes that run the length of the mirrors. The reflected sunlight heats a fluid flowing through the tubes. The hot fluid then is used to boil water in a conventional steam-turbine generator to produce electricity. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder.
Top 6 Things You Didn't Know About Solar Energy

Counting down our list of top things you didn't know about solar energy -- read on for more on the most abundant energy resource known to mankind.

June 21, 2012
Making the Impossible Possible: From Kennedy's Moonshot to Solar's SunShot

How President's Kennedy's 1962 "moon shot" speech is inspiring a bold path forward for solar energy in America.

June 21, 2012
United States, Canada Announce Next Phase of U.S.-Canada Clean Energy Dialogue

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Environment Canada released the U.S.-Canada Clean Energy Dialogue (CED) Action Plan II.

June 21, 2012
U.S.-Canada Clean Energy Dialogue (CED) Action Plan II

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Environment Canada released the U.S.-Canada Clean Energy Dialogue (CED) Action Plan II, outlining the next phase of activities the two countries will undertake to jointly advance clean energy technologies.

June 20, 2012
The Story of a Cutting-Edge Solar Startup

Alta Devices is rethinking how low cost, high performance solar cells are made.