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October 8, 2020
DOE Launches Two Consortia to Advance Fuel Cell Truck and Electrolyzer R&D
DOE Launches the M2FCT and H2NEW Consortia to Advance Fuel Cell Truck and Electrolyzer R&D
October 8, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $26.9 Million for Advanced Nuclear Technology
DOE announces $26.9 million in funding for three domestic projects to accelerate advanced nuclear technology development.
October 6, 2020
Collaboration Between the United States and the Netherlands Focuses on Hydrogen Technology
DOE and the Netherlands issued a statement of intent to collaborate on collecting, analyzing, and sharing information on hydrogen technologies.
October 2, 2020
Happy Manufacturing Day from AMO
Today, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) celebrates Manufacturing Day, when manufactur
October 1, 2020
Energy Department's Better Plants Partners Save $8.2 Billion
DOE announced that Better Buildings, Better Plants partners have cumulatively saved more than $8 billion in energy costs and 1.7 quadrillion BTUs.
September 25, 2020
Salmon jumping out of water.
DOE Selects Grand Prize Winners of the Fish Protection Prize and Announces Deadlines for Two Additional Hydropower Prizes
Projects aim to protect fish from unsafe water infrastructure, including water diversions and pipes, and intakes at hydropower dams.
September 25, 2020
Department of Energy Announces $80 Million for Innovative Building Technologies and Practices
DOE announced the Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) 2020 Funding Opportunity Announcement.
September 15, 2020
Energy Department Announces Multi-Agency Award for Industry Project to Develop Disaster Relief Vehicle
DOE announces collaboration with Department of Defense on H2Rescue hydrogen off-road vehicle project.
September 10, 2020
Energy Department and Other Federal Agencies Launch the Federal Consortium for Advanced Batteries
New federal consortium for advanced batteries launched.
August 28, 2020
Energy Department Announces Funding to Advance Water Security
DOE with NAWI announced a Request for Proposals for innovations in intensified brine-management solutions for high-salinity streams.
August 28, 2020
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Energy Department Announces Grand Prize Winners of American-Made Solar Prize Round 2
The Department of Energy announces the grand prize winners of the American-Made Solar Prize in its second round of the competition.
August 24, 2020
Water and Hoover dam against the mountains.
Federal Agencies Sign New Hydropower MOU
DOE joins other federal agencies on National Hydropower Day at Hoover Dam to sign new MOU aimed at increasing hydropower generation and flexibility
August 19, 2020
Department of Energy Issues Request for Information for Materials that Withstand Harsh Environments
The U.S. Department of Energy issues the Materials for Harsh Service Conditions Request for Information
August 18, 2020
Energy Department Institute Selects Five Projects to Spur New Smart-Manufacturing Technology Innovations
DOE’s Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute announced selections totaling up to $1 million for five projects.
August 17, 2020
Energy Department Manufacturing Institute Announces a Request for Proposals to Address Recycling, Reuse and Remanufacturing Challenges
DOE’s Reducing EMbodied-Energy and Decreasing Emissions Manufacturing Institute announced approximately $35 million to support R&D.
August 13, 2020
Close up of a perovskite solar cell.
Department of Energy Announces $20 Million to Advance Perovskite Solar Technologies
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $20 million in funding to advance perovskite solar photovoltaic technologies.
August 12, 2020
Secretary Brouillette Announces ARIES — a Visionary Energy Research Platform
Secretary Brouillette announced the launch of the Advanced Research on Integrated Energy Systems platform at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
August 12, 2020
Energy Department Solicits Feedback on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells R&D Activities and Strategy
RFI to collect feedback from research community on DOE's hydrogen and fuel cells research activities, including H2@Scale initiative
August 11, 2020
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U.S. Distributed Wind Manufacturers Selected to Advance Wind Technologies and Grid Support Capabilities through DOE Competitiveness Impro...
8 new projects aim to drive down cost of distributed wind energy, improve grid support capabilities, and increase turbine certification testing
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
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.