May 19, 2021

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DOE Announces $40 Million to Reduce Fuel Waste From Advanced Nuclear Reactors

ARPA-E program will fund projects aiming for tenfold reduction in spent nuclear fuel, minimizing the need for disposal sites.

May 17, 2021

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Secretary Granholm Unveils National Actions to Increase Energy Efficiency for Homes and Buildings and Save Costs for Consumers

DOE makes majors steps toward reducing the carbon footprint of buildings, which use 40% of the nation’s energy; invests $30 million in new workforce training initiatives.

May 17, 2021

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DOE's Better Buildings Initiative Saves $13.5 Billion in Energy Costs

New report highlights 12 organizations achieving bold energy, water, and financing goals; DOE launches new $12 million Lighting Prize.

May 14, 2021

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DOE Invests $35 Million to Dramatically Reduce Carbon Footprint of Biofuel Production

15 new research projects will seek improvements to biofuel manufacturing that maximize production while reducing CO2 emissions waste.