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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
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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
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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.
May 3, 2019
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Benefits of EERE Small Business Innovation Grants Confirmed in New Study
DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy recently published a new study on the innovation and economic benefits of DOE’s SBIR grants.
April 30, 2019
And the Winners of the 2019 Geothermal Student Competition Are…
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) is excited to announce the winners of the 2019 Geothermal Student Competition!
April 26, 2019
Clean Cities Coalitions Map
Clean Cities Coalitions Celebrate 25 Years of Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technology Vehicles
For 25 years, the public and private sectors have been coming together under the Clean Cities umbrella, to promote clean-burning, domestic...
March 22, 2019
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World Water Day: Recognizing the Importance of Clean and Affordable Water
In celebration of World Water Day, EERE would like to help recognize the importance of safe, secure, and affordable water.
March 21, 2019
A worker walks through a bioceconomy plant.
Iowa Creates a Biomass Conversion Action Plan for State's Bioeconomy
Implementing a state energy plan can help ensure that a state is doing everything economically feasible to manage energy consumption and reduce energy
March 13, 2019
EERE Success Story—Making Precast Concrete Façades with 3D-Printed Molds
With BTO and AMO funding, ORNL developed the technology to manufacture the precast concrete panels that make up the façade of the Domino Sugar Site A
March 5, 2019
EERE Success Story—Maryland Advances Energy Efficiency in State Building Portfolio
Maryland advances energy efficiency in state building portfolio.
February 27, 2019
activating american solar success story
Activating American Solar Movers and Makers
The solar industry is on the move—expanding into new states and creating new business opportunities across the country.
February 19, 2019
Batteries Are Powering American Innovation, Manufacturing and Our Economy
The Administration believes a strong American manufacturing sector is critical to maintaining global competitiveness and national security