Most of EERE's new investments directly support deployments or demonstrations of technologies that show viable pathways for achieving EERE’s five programmatic priorities:

  • Decarbonizing the electricity sector.
  • Decarbonizing transportation across all modes: air, sea, rail, and road.
  • Decarbonizing the industrial sector.
  • Reducing the carbon footprint of buildings.
  • Decarbonizing the agriculture sector, specifically focused on the nexus between energy and water.

Learn more about EERE's mission.

EERE's research and development activities are organized among the following three pillars: