Erin R. Pierce
Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs
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Erin Pierce is a former Digital Communications Specialist in the Office of Public Affairs at the Department of Energy. She works as part of the Energy.gov team – creating digital and social media content related to the Energy Department’s work to advance clean, renewable energy sources across the nation – including solar, wind and water power. Erin also uses digital platforms to highlight the Department’s efforts to keep America competitive in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) – including this ongoing Women @ Energy series on Pinterest. On her off days, Erin enjoys exploring the city on long weekend runs, reading a lot and traveling wherever, whenever possible.
Top 6 Things You Didn't Know About Solar Energy
June 6, 2016
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.
Top 9 Things You Didn't Know About America's Power Grid
November 20, 2014
Test your knowledge on how electricity gets to your home with these top power grid facts.Learn More
How a Wind Turbine Works
June 20, 2014
Part of our How Energy Works series, a comprehensive look at how wind turbines work.
How Energy Works: Explaining Game-Changing Energy Technologies
June 16, 2014
Introducing How Energy Works: a new series that breaks down the inner working of innovative technologies key to driving the Energy Department's...Learn More
#WomenInSTEM: Using Science and Math to Power the Globe
May 27, 2014
How an early interest in math and science led our latest #WomenInSTEM profile to work to provide access to power in communities that need it most.
Solar Community Comes Out in Full Force for SunShot Grand Challenge Summit
May 22, 2014
A packed crowd of leaders across the solar community gathered in Anaheim, California, for the 2014 SunShot Grand Challenge Summit.
White House Solar Panels Are a Symbol of Solar’s Progress
May 13, 2014
Solar panels on the roof of the White House send the message that solar is here.
#SolarIsNow: Recap of Our Recent Twitter Chat
May 5, 2014
A play-by-play of a recent twitter discussion on solar energy.
New Simulation Tool Could Help Add More Solar to the Nation¹s Electric Grid
April 17, 2014
What happens to solar panels when it's cloudy out? New research sheds light.