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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 wate.r
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
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
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.
August 12, 2019
SERDP San Clemente Island, California wind power project in the early morning.
Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Distributed Wind Power
Learn about key facts related to wind turbines used in distributed applications.
August 12, 2019
How Much Power is 1 Gigawatt?
How Much Power is 1 Gigawatt?
A date most movie buffs know by heart, October 21, 2015, is the day Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel in “Back to the Future Part II.”
August 12, 2019
Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Wind Power
Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Wind Power
Get the details on a few of the lesser known wind energy facts.
August 6, 2019
From Metals to Molecules: Small-Business Innovation Boosts Technology
EERE's AMO and SBIR have worked together in the recent past to turn technological innovations into commercialized products.
July 3, 2019
august totm drivetrain
Advanced Wind Turbine Drivetrain Trends and Opportunities
High-Efficiency Lightweight Generators Needed for Supersized Turbines on Land and Offshore
June 24, 2019
Co-Optima Identifies Innovation Needed to Continue Momentum in Fuel Economy Gains
We now know what innovation is needed to make real fuel economy gains.