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March 21, 2012
FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Commitment to American Made Energy

President Obama highlighted his Administration’s focus on a sustained, all-of-the-above approach to developing American energy.

March 16, 2012
United States Announces New Bilateral Partnership with Ghana

Partnership Aims to Further Economic Development Cooperation

March 1, 2012
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and Bill Gates, Chairman of Microsoft Corporation, hold a "fireside chat" at the 2012 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit. | Photo by Quentin Kruger.
In Case You Missed It: Recap of the 2012 Energy Innovation Summit

Nearly 2,500 of the nation’s brightest minds from across the energy ecosystem came together outside Washington, D.C., this week to share ideas about how we can advance technologies to address America’s energy challenges.

November 22, 2011
Secretary Steven Chu visited Kapolei, Hawaii, to check on the process of an integrated biorefinery project awarded $25 million through the Recovery Act to construct the facility. | Image courtesy of the Energy Department.
Secretary Chu Checks In on Biomass Pilot-Scale Facility

Secretary Steven Chu visits Kapolei, Hawaii, to check in on the progress of an integrated biorefinery project that promises to help increase the domestic production of advanced biofuels.

October 21, 2011
A computer simulation of the Alden Fish-Friendly Turbine.
Fish-Friendly Turbine Making a Splash in Water Power

A revolutionary new turbine technology for hydropower plants is one step closer to its first commercial deployment. The Alden Fish-Friendly Turbine could change the game for hydropower generation in the United States, and it is likely to have significant export potential.

October 19, 2011
Clean Energy Markets: We've Got the Innovation and Deployment Cart and Horse Backwards

China has become the world’s largest producer of solar modules. But did you know that these Chinese manufacturers are using technology breakthroughs developed in the United States? What’s the disconnect in the US's ability to deploy it?

October 17, 2011
LiveChat Thurs, 10/20, 2pm ET: Clean Tech Markets

Please join Richard Kauffman, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy, for a live discussion about the challenges and opportunities of renewable energy innovation and deployment.

October 14, 2011
Bob Repine, Oregon Department of Energy director, presents the Benton County Fairgrounds solar barn built with American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds. The rooftop solar array will produce nearly a quarter of the energy used at the fairgrounds and the 12,000-square-foot space will house livestock and the Solar Education Center. | Photo courtesy of the Oregon Department of Energy
A Barn Raising For the 21st Century

Benton County, Oregon residents constructed a livestock building powered by 306 roof-top solar modules funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

October 13, 2011
Department of Energy Announces New Clean Energy Partnership with the Republic of Korea

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and Minister of Knowledge Economy Joong-Kyung Choi of the Republic of Korea sign a new agreement establishing the U.S.-Korea Clean Energy Technology Partnership.

October 3, 2011
The Power and Potential of Geothermal Energy

Office of Public Affairs Director, Dan Leistikow, details how the Energy Department's loan programs are playing a crucially important role in helping the United States compete globally for clean energy jobs.