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August 3, 2020
Energy Department Announces Eight Winners of the Individuals Taking Energy Action in Manufacturing Prize
DOE announced the winners of the Individuals Taking Energy Action in Manufacturing Prize.
July 31, 2020
Department of Energy Announces $97 Million for Bioenergy Research and Development
DOE announces $97 million in funding for 33 projects that will support high-impact technology research and development to accelerate the bioeconomy.
July 29, 2020
Department of Energy Selects 5 Projects to Receive up to $28 Million for Geothermal Energy Research
DOE announces five projects will receive up to $28 million to promote the advancement of the next generation of geothermal energy technologies.
July 23, 2020
The Solar Energy Technologies Office is Hiring
Solar Energy Technologies Office Announces New Job Openings
The Solar Energy Technologies Office is hiring a program manager for the strategic analysis and institutional support team.
July 23, 2020
Photo of an ocean wave.
Energy Department Announces 2020 Marine Energy Collegiate Competition Winning Teams
DOE announces winners of 2020 Marine Energy Collegiate Competition, which challenges students to develop solutions for the marine energy industry.
July 20, 2020
Energy Department Announces Approximately $64M in Funding for 18 Projects to Advance H2@Scale
The Department of Energy announces approximately $64 million in Fiscal Year 2020 funding for 18 projects that will support the H2@Scale vision.
July 17, 2020
Energy Department Announces Notice of Intent to Issue Funding to Advance Water Security
Energy Department Announces Notice of Intent to Issue Funding to Advance Water Security.
July 17, 2020
Department of Energy Selects Three Projects to Increase Industry Access to High-Performance Computing Capabilities
Department of Energy Selects Three Projects to Increase Industry Access to High-Performance Computing Capabilities
July 16, 2020
DOE Announces $139 Million in Funding for 55 Projects to Advance Innovative Vehicle Technologies
Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette announced $139 million in federal funding for 55 projects that will support advanced vehicle technologies.
July 14, 2020
DOE Releases Draft Energy Storage Grand Challenge Roadmap and Requests Stakeholder Input
U.S. Department of Energy released the Energy Storage Grand Challenge Draft Roadmap and a Request for Information seeking stakeholder input.
July 14, 2020
U.S. Department of Energy Announces Nearly $53.4 Million in Small Business Research and Development
EERE will fund 49 new SBIR and STTR research and development projects across 23 states, totaling nearly $53.4 million in funding.
July 10, 2020
Department of Energy Announces American-Made Solar Prize Round 3 Finalists and Launches Round 4
Department of Energy Announces American-Made Solar Prize Round 3 Finalists and Launches Round 4.
July 10, 2020
Department of Energy Selects New Projects to Accelerate Innovation and Growth in the Biomanufacturing Sector
Department of Energy Selects New Projects to Accelerate Innovation and Growth in the Biomanufacturing Sector.
July 9, 2020
Department of Energy Announces 10 Water Resource Recovery Prize Phase One Winners
DOE announced the winners of the first phase of competition for the Water Resource Recovery Prize.
July 7, 2020
Energy Department Manufacturing Institute Selects Projects to Advance U.S. Leadership in Smart Manufacturing
DOE’s Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute announced selections totaling up to $1.7 million for four projects.
July 6, 2020
Energy Department Welcomes 20 Innovators to Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Programs
The U.S. Department of Energy announced the latest cohorts in its Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Programs.
July 2, 2020
Department of Energy Selects Seven Projects to Accelerate Adoption of Performance-Advantaged Biofuels
Department of Energy Selects Seven Projects to Accelerate Adoption of Performance-Advantaged Biofuels
July 1, 2020
Notice of Opportunity Streamlines Small Business Access to ORNL’s Building Technologies Research and Integration Center
ORNL issued a NOO that provides small businesses and other industry partners with more affordable access to ORNL’s BTRIC.
July 1, 2020
DOE Announces Request for Proposals for H2@Scale
The Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office is releasing a request for proposals to support the H2@Scale initiative.
June 30, 2020
Photograph of Diablo Dam with a rainbow shining off of the flowing water.
Energy Department Launches New Hydro Power Prize; Announces Fish Protection Prize Stage I Winners
Assistant Secretary Daniel Simmons announces launch of the new I AM Hydro Prize and Fish Protection Prize Stage I Winners.
June 30, 2020
Department of Energy Announces $20 Million to Improve Water and Wastewater Treatment System Infrastructure
Department of Energy Announces $20 Million to Improve Water and Wastewater Treatment System Infrastructure
June 29, 2020
FEMP Issues Funding Opportunity to Strengthen Federal Energy and Water Infrastructure
The AFFECT 2020 FAC will provide funding to strengthen energy and water infrastructure across federal agencies.
June 29, 2020
Department of Energy Issues Request for Information to Strengthen Battery Critical Materials Supply Chains
DOE announced a request for information on challenges and opportunities in the upstream and midstream critical-materials battery supply chains.
June 26, 2020
Department of Energy Releases New Funding Opportunity to Validate Novel Building Technology Performance with State, Local and Tribal Gove...
EERE announced a new competitive FOA that provides up to $10 million to validate novel building technology performance in public buildings.
June 23, 2020
Community located near a body of water.
Marine Energy Collegiate Competition 2021 Competition Opens for Applications in August
Today, the Energy Department's Water Power Technologies Office announced the 2021 Marine Energy Collegiate Competition will open in August.