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The EERE Blog includes updates to current Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) projects, interviews with energy experts, and success stories about EERE’s technology offices and national laboratories. Subscribe to the blog email list.

June 3, 2020
Wheels Keep Turning on Innovations for More Efficient and Clean Vehicles
Initiative Moves Beyond Car Research to Concentrate More Closely on Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines in Trucks.
May 19, 2020
Battery500: Progress Update
Battery500: Progress Update
April 23, 2020
PNNL researchers retrieve the Sensor Fish after they’ve traveled through the dam.
Celebrating Earth Day at WPTO: R&D to Protect Our River and Marine Environments
This Earth Day, we highlight WPTO successes supporting R&D and testing of marine energy, hydropower, and pumped storage systems for a flexible grid.
April 22, 2020
All the Benefits, None of the Waste
Through a DOE initiative, top researchers are pursuing a continuous lifecycle for plastics that will help put an end to plastic waste one day.
April 20, 2020
Energy Department Manufacturing Traineeship Develops and Scales Protective Equipment Production for Local Medical Community
America is working together to support the healthcare professionals on the front lines of the coronavirus response.
April 7, 2020
First Solar Senior Vice President, Strategic Sourcing & Global Supply Chain, Jigish Trivedi (bottom right) shows Assistant Secretary Daniel R Simmons and Solar Energy Technologies Office Director Becca Jones-Albertus nearly finished photovoltaic modules.
Helping Drive Domestic Manufacturing
A top priority for EERE is supporting game-changing manufacturing innovations across multiple sectors, including American solar panel manufacturing.
March 27, 2020
Grid-interactive and Efficient Buildings are Emerging as Dynamic Solutions to Many Energy Challenges
Grid-interactive and Efficient Buildings are Emerging as Dynamic Solutions to Many Energy Challenges
March 19, 2020
Women’s History Month 2020: Women Scientists Shaping Energy
EERE celebrates Women's History Month
March 13, 2020
Top Reasons to ♥ Solar Energy
The second Friday in March is Solar Appreciation Day! We’re taking advantage of this opportunity to share the major benefits of sun power.
February 19, 2020
ocean waves and sunset
Prizes Powered by the Ocean
Last fall I participated in the White House Summit on Ocean Science and Technology, where leaders discussed advancing ocean energy technologies.
February 18, 2020
Black History Month 2020 Celebrating Leadership Diversity
For Black History Month 2020, EERE is focusing on diversity in senior leaders by honoring African Americans across our technical offices and labs.
February 14, 2020
5 Key Takeaways from the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy FY2021 Budget Request
DOE recently released its Fiscal Year 2021 Congressional Budget request of $35.4 billion.
December 19, 2019
grand challenge wind December
Addressing Wind Energy Innovation Challenges
Addressing Wind Energy Innovation Challenges
December 9, 2019
Daniel Simmons speaks to a member of the Phase 3 Photovoltaics Solar Prize winning team.
American-Made Network: Launching Innovations
One of the ways the Energy Department is driving innovation in the solar technologies is through prizes such as the American-Made Challenges.
November 18, 2019
2019 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards
2019 Federal Energy and Water Management Award winners will help federal agencies achieve their missions.
October 31, 2019
Manufacturing Water: The Next Big Challenge
EERE has launched a number of efforts to increase access to clean and affordable water
October 23, 2019
How Do You Measure Mobility?
New modes of transportation are being created all the time. This blog explores some technologies advantages and challenges.
October 10, 2019
car up on road in motion Bioenergy Technologies Office
Leveraging Biofuels for a Cleaner Mobility Future
Leveraging Biofuels for a Cleaner Mobility Future
October 9, 2019
EERE at the Forefront of the Next Generation in Transportation
EERE at the Forefront of the Next Generation in Transportation
October 8, 2019
10 Things You Might Not Know About Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
10 Things You Might Not Know About Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
October 7, 2019
A two-lane road with grass and trees on each side, from the perspective of the center line of the road.
Sustainable Transportation Drives Smart Energy Choices
Sustainable Transportation Drives Smart Energy Choices
October 7, 2019
a photo of a student working on an electrical project.
Celebrating American Manufacturing
American manufacturing is the leading edge of innovation and an integral part of our economy.
October 4, 2019
Advancing U.S. Battery Manufacturing and a Domestic Critical Minerals Supply Chains
Advancing U.S. Battery Manufacturing and a Domestic Critical Minerals Supply Chains
October 2, 2019
New Lab Investment Incubator Program Helps Jumpstart Manufacturing Innovation
New Lab Investment Incubator Program Helps Jumpstart Manufacturing Innovation
August 12, 2019
Block Island wind turbines
Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Offshore Wind Energy
Learn more about efforts to develop America's vast offshore wind resources.