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June 13, 2018
Department of Energy Announces Prize Competition Winners to Bolster Onshore Manufacturing
Organizations will deliver DOE's Build4Scale training to energy hardware innovators and help them forge partnerships with domestic manufacturers.
June 13, 2018
Department of Energy Seeks Feedback on Regulatory Barriers to Hydrogen Infrastructure
Goal is to identify priority research and development areas to reduce the regulatory barriers affecting the implementation of hydrogen technologies.
June 8, 2018
Energy Department Selects Six Awardees for $6.7 Million in Marine Energy Funding
Funding to support the development of innovative technologies capable of generating reliable and cost-effective electricity from U.S. water resources.
June 7, 2018
Department of Energy Launches $3 Million Prize Competition to Boost Domestic Solar Manufacturing
Entrepreneurial individuals and teams will compete through a series of three successive prize contests designed to develop American-made products.
June 4, 2018
Energy Department Recognizes American Guitar Manufacturer for Achieving Energy Productivity Goals
DOE recognized the energy productivity achievements of C.F. Martin & Co. ®, a guitar manufacturer and a partner in DOE’s Better Plants Challenge.
May 31, 2018
Energy Department's Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute Selects Proposals from First Project Call
DOE's Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute announced $10 million to advance U.S. manufacturing competitiveness and innovation.
May 24, 2018
Energy Department Announces up to $3.5M for Nuclear-Compatible Hydrogen Production
$3.5 million now available for hydrogen production research and development that is compatible with nuclear energy sources.
May 24, 2018
Energy Department Announces Funding to Foster Lab-Industry Partnerships
Today DOE announced up to $2 million in funding for the third cohort of the Technologist in Residence program.
May 23, 2018
The Ohio State Wins EcoCAR 3 Competition
The Ohio State took first place in the final year of EcoCAR 3, an Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition.
May 21, 2018
Energy Department Announces Nearly $13 Million in Small Business Research and Development for EERE
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is announcing nearly $13 million for Small Business Research and Development projects.
May 15, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $72 Million to Advance High-Temperature Concentrating Solar Power Systems
New systems would enable significant progress toward 2030 goals.
May 11, 2018
Cal state maritime wins collegiate wind competition
The California State University Maritime Academy Blows Away Competition at 3rd Biennial Collegiate Wind Competition
More than 200 competitors integrated real-world engineering test scenarios to create the best wind turbine design.
May 10, 2018
Energy Department Celebrates Energy Efficiency Progress of Better Buildings Initiative Partners
DOE announced progress made by 900+ organizations that are driving energy efficiency in the U.S. economy through the Better Buildings Initiative.
May 10, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $11.5 Million for Integrated Residential Building Systems Research
Today DOE announced up to $11.5 million to support early-stage research and validation of energy performance improvements in residential buildings.
May 9, 2018
Department of Energy Selects $3 Million in Research Projects to Advance Biofuels, Bioenergy, and Biobased Products
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $3 million in funding for advanced biofuels, bioenergy, and biobased products.
May 9, 2018
Energy Department’s Cyclotron Road Selects 13 New Innovators to Join Fourth Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program Cohort
Today DOE announced the fourth cohort of Cyclotron Road, a program to train innovative postdoctoral researchers to be entrepreneurs.
May 3, 2018
Secretary Perry Announces Up to $78 Million for Bioenergy Research Funding Opportunities
Four funding opportunities support early-stage bioenergy research and development.
May 2, 2018
Energy Department Announces Up to $12 Million for the Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines
BETO and VTO announce the Co-Optima Funding Opportunity.
May 1, 2018
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $68.5 Million for Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
The Energy Department announced $68.5 million for advanced vehicle technologies supporting affordable mobility, energy security, and economic growth.
April 30, 2018
Undersecretary of Energy Menezes Announces $23 Million in New Funding to Advance Marine Energy Technologies
The Energy Department announced $23 million to support marine energy industry advancement in wave, tidal, ocean and river current technologies.
April 30, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $19 Million for Advanced Battery and Electrification Research to Enable Extreme Fast Charging
Selected research projects are focused on developing electric vehicle systems that can recharge rapidly at high power levels.
April 27, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $34 Million for Innovation Building Technologies Research and Development
Funding will help support Administration’s goal to drive U.S. leadership in energy-saving building technologies.
April 25, 2018
Energy Department Selects Four Projects for Fish Passage Funding
DOE selects four projects aimed at developing and testing innovative upstream and downstream fish passage solutions
April 24, 2018
Headlights vs. Highlights: Season Four of Better Buildings SWAP Showcases General Motors and L'Oréal USA
DOE today unveiled the fourth installment of the "Better Buildings Challenge SWAP," featuring General Motors and L'Oréal USA.
April 23, 2018
Geothermal energy technologies
Department of Energy Announces $14.5 Million to Advance Geothermal Drilling Technologies
New projects to support accelerating the research and development of innovative geothermal energy technologies in America.