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September 26, 2019
Energy Department Congratulates 'Plug-and-Play DER Challenge' Finalists
DOE-sponsored program challenged industry to develop innovative solutions to achieving broader interoperability between DERs and U.S. power grid.
September 26, 2019
Department of Energy Invests $4.6M in Produced Water Treatment
The Office of Fossil Energy has selected four projects to receive $4.6M for produced water treatment research and development.
September 25, 2019
Energy Department Announces Phase 1 Winners of Battery Recycling Prize
Energy Department Announces Phase 1 Winners of Battery Recycling Prize
September 25, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces Winners of Solar Prize and Two New Innovative Solar Initiatives
Competition is designed to revitalize U.S. solar manufacturing.
September 25, 2019
Energy Department's Better Plants Partners have Saved $6.7 Billion
DOE announced that Better Buildings, Better Plants partners have cumulatively saved $6.7 billion in energy costs.
September 23, 2019
Advanced Manufacturing Office Issues Request for Information on Water Security Grand Challenge Resource Recovery Prize
Request for Information (RFI) Number: DE-FOA-0002165 This is solely a Request for Information. This is not a Funding Opportunity Announcement.
September 23, 2019
Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve coastline.
Department of Energy Selects National Alliance for Water Innovation to Lead Energy-Water Desalination Hub
Hub will focus on early-stage research and development (R&D) for energy-efficient and cost-competitive desalination technologies.
September 17, 2019
Energy Department Announces Network Director for Marine Energy Research and Testing Program
DOE announces Pacific Ocean Energy Trust as Network Director for the U.S. Testing Expertise and Access for Marine Energy Research (TEAMER) Program.
September 17, 2019
MEDIA ADVISORY: ASSISTANT SECRETARY SIMMONS TO SPEAK AT SOLAR POWER INTERNATIONAL
MEDIA ADVISORY: ASSISTANT SECRETARY SIMMONS TO SPEAK AT SOLAR POWER INTERNATIONAL
August 23, 2019
 wind project in kodiak alaska
Department of Energy Releases Annual Wind Market Reports, Finding Robust Wind Power Installations and Falling Prices
Utility-scale land-based wind sector had another strong year with 7,588 megawatts installed in 2018, accompanied by record low costs and prices.
August 16, 2019
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DOE Announces $59 Million and 43 projects to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
Projects address priorities in advanced batteries and electric drive systems, co-optimized engine and fuel technologies, and more.
August 15, 2019
Hydrogen storage tanks
Department of Energy Announces $40 Million in Funding for 29 Projects to Advance H2@Scale
Projects will advance hydrogen storage and infrastructure technologies and identify innovative concepts for hydrogen production and utilization.
July 29, 2019
Department of Energy Names Final Winners in Onshore Manufacturing Prize Competition
U.S. Department of Energy announced two winners for the final prize of the American Inventions Made Onshore Prize Competition.
July 29, 2019
The Volvo SuperTruck made a stop at Energy Department headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.
Department of Energy Announces $50 Million for Commercial Truck, Off-road Vehicle, and Gaseous Fuels Research
Projects will focus on innovative research of technologies for trucks, off-road vehicles, and the fuels that power them.
July 25, 2019
Energy Department researchers who won the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Secretary Perry Congratulates Recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Established in 1996, the PECASE acknowledges the contributions scientists and engineers have made to the advancement of science.
July 23, 2019
Energy Department Recognizes Gundersen Health for Energy Efficiency Leadership
DOE recognized Better Buildings Alliance partner Gundersen Health System for impressive portfolio-wide energy efficiency advancements.
July 22, 2019
EERE Helps American Small Businesses with $43.6 Million for Phase II Innovation Projects
American small businesses received a near-$44 million boost from the Energy Department's EERE Small Business Innovation Research program.
July 16, 2019
Energy Department Recognizes University of Virginia for Progress towards Energy Goals
DOE recognized Better Buildings Challenge partner University of Virginia UVA for impressive energy efficiency advances made on its campus.
July 15, 2019
Parabolic trough collectors concentrate the sun's energy on an oil- filled tube running along the focal line of the parabolically shaped trough.
Department of Energy Announces $121 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants
More than 100 grants will support scientific innovation.
July 10, 2019
Secretary Perry Recognizes Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge Goal Achievers and Announces Better Buildings Waste Reduction Pilot
Secretary Perry Recognizes Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge Goal Achievers and Announces Better Buildings Waste Reduction Pilot
July 3, 2019
DOE Selects Advanced Wind Turbine Generator Projects
DOE Selects Advanced Wind Turbine Generator Projects
Awards of $8 million will help researchers develop lightweight, efficient turbine drivetrain systems for tall wind and offshore applications.
June 25, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces 2019 Technology Commercialization Fund Projects
Projects will strengthen partnerships between National Laboratories and private sector companies to deploy promising technologies to the marketplace.
June 18, 2019
Joint Statement of Future Cooperation on Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
Japan, the European Commission, and the United States affirmed their shared desire to strengthen cooperation on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.
June 13, 2019
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DOE Launches Wave Energy Water Desalination Prize Competition
Prize competition seeks to accelerate the development of wave energy powered desalination systems and launch novel technologies.