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December 28, 2016
Energy Department Announces Six Projects for Pilot- and Demonstration-Scale Manufacturing of Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biopower

Today, the Energy Department (DOE) announced the selection of six projects for up to $12.9 million in federal funding, entitled, “Project...

December 22, 2016
Energy Department Announces $18 Million Investment to Accelerate the Development of Plug-In Electric Vehicles and Use of Other Alternativ...
WASHINGTON – Today, the Energy Department (DOE) announced $18 million in support of five projects for research, development, and demonstration...
December 21, 2016
Energy Department Announces Funding to Support Breakthrough Technologies for Advanced Manufacturing

EERE announces up to $35 million in available funding to support early-stage, innovative technologies and solutions in advanced manufacturing that...

December 21, 2016
Energy Department Announces Investment in Wave Energy Test Facility

Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center will support innovation in wave energy technologies

December 21, 2016
DOE Announces $15 Million to Accelerate the Deployment of Energy Efficient Transportation Technologies
Today, the Energy Department (DOE) announced $15 million, subject to appropriations, to support community-based projects to accelerate the adoption...
December 15, 2016
DOE Announces Nearly $20 Million to Accelerate Energy Efficient Transportation and Systems
Today, the Energy Department announced $19.7 million, subject to appropriations, to support research and development of advanced vehicle technologi...
December 14, 2016
Energy Department Announces Universities to Lead Industrial Assessment Centers Program

The Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) today announced nearly $35 million, subject to appropriations,...

December 9, 2016
Energy Department Announces American Institute of Chemical Engineers to Lead New Manufacturing USA Institute

Manufacturing USA's Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment Institute will focus on developing breakthrough technologies to boost...

December 8, 2016
Energy Department Accelerates Clean Energy Advancement at Federal Facilities

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $3 million in funding for three projects to speed the adoption of energy efficiency and...

December 7, 2016
Energy Department Announces Winners of 2016 Federal Energy & Water Management Awards

The Energy Department today recognized 30 winners across the federal government with the 2016 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards.

December 6, 2016
Energy Department Launches Zero Energy Schools Accelerator

Six school districts & two states are among first aiming to make zero energy schools mainstream...

November 30, 2016
Navy Vs. Air Force – the latest Better Buildings SWAP highlights federal leadership

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today launched season two of “Better Buildings Challenge SWAP,” featuring the U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Air...

November 28, 2016
Energy Department Announces Nearly $25 Million to Enable Innovative Electrical Motors Used in Manufacturing

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced nearly $25 million for 13 projects aimed at advancing technologies for energy-efficient electric...

November 21, 2016
New Report Shows Potential Growth of Distributed Wind Energy for On-Site Power

The Energy Department today released a first-of-its-kind assessment of the potential future growth of distributed wind energy in the United States...

November 18, 2016
Energy Department Announces $30 Million Investment for Innovation in Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies

Today, the Energy Department (DOE) announced approximately $30 million in available funding, subject to appropriations, for research and...

November 17, 2016
DOE Announces Webinars on Current Practices in Efficiency Financing and Accessing Incentives

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to...

November 17, 2016
Energy Department Highlights Top Three Hydrogen and Fuel Cell States with More Focus on Domestic Manufacturing

The Energy Department's (DOE's) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) has announced the top three states in hydrogen and fuel cell industry...

November 16, 2016
Energy Department Announces Partnerships Under New Better Buildings Zero Energy Districts Accelerator to Develop More Sustainable Communi...

As a part of the Obama Administration's effort to cut energy waste in the nation's buildings and facilities, today the U.S. Department of Energy ...

November 16, 2016
AquaHarmonics Wins the Energy Department’s Wave Energy Prize

Today the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced AquaHarmonics as the winner of the Wave...

November 14, 2016
Energy Department Secretary Ernest Moniz Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Morocco for Solar Decathlon Africa Competition in 2019

Today, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz and Minister Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water, and Environment ...

November 14, 2016
Energy Department Announces More than 90% Achievement of 2020 SunShot Goal, Sets Sights on 2030 Affordability Targets

The Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy today announced a commitment for its SunShot Initiative to cut the cost...

November 11, 2016
Energy Department Announces Five Clean Energy Projects through BIRD Energy Partnership with Israel

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Israel's Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy, and Water Resources (MIEW), along with the Israel...

October 26, 2016
Energy Department Celebrates 40th Anniversary of National Weatherization Program

This Sunday, National Weatherization Day, the Energy Department joins 13 states – Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska...

October 25, 2016
Energy Department Recognizes University of California, Berkeley For Leadership in Campus-Wide Energy Innovations

As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to cut energy waste in the nation’s university buildings and facilities, today the Energy Department’s...

October 24, 2016
Energy Department Launches $10 Million Effort to Develop Advanced Water Splitting Materials

The Energy Department (DOE) recently announced $10 million, subject to appropriations, to support the launch of the HydroGEN Advanced Water...