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June 8, 2017
Energy Department Announces $15.8 Million Investment for Innovation in Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
The U.S. Department of Energy announced approximately $15.8 million for 30 new hydrogen and fuel cell technology projects.
June 5, 2017
Departments of Agriculture and Energy Announce Up to $9 Million through the Interagency Biomass Research and Development Initiative
New funding to increase the nation’s energy independence by supporting the development of bioenergy feedstocks, biofuels, and biobased products.
May 16, 2017
Better Buildings Challenge Partners Save $1.9 Billion, 18 Achieve their Portfolio-Wide Goal this Year
The U.S. Department of Energy today announced the energy-efficiency progress made by the 345 leading public and private sector organizations.
May 15, 2017
DOE Recognizes Achievements of Better Buildings Initiative Partners, Results of Technology Campaigns and Accelerators

This year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) welcomed 240 organizations as partners into the Better Buildings Alliance, Better Plants, Better...

May 8, 2017
DOE Announces $3.9 Million to Help Industry Address High Performance Computing Challenges
DOE announced funding for 13 projects designed to stimulate the use of high performance supercomputing in U.S. manufacturing.
April 28, 2017
DOE Awards 21 Contracts to Provide New, Efficient Energy and Water Infrastructure Improvements to Federal Facilities
DOE announced awards for new energy and water saving contracts to private-sector companies.
April 24, 2017
Ryerson University and University of Toronto Team Tops Race to Zero Student Design Competition

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced winners of its fourth annual Race to Zero Student Design Competition, a collegiate competition...

April 21, 2017
Energy Department Announces New National Laboratory Collaborations with 38 Small Businesses
Program helps small businesses tap into the intellectual and technical resources they need to overcome critical technology challenges.
April 20, 2017
Championship Rematch: Latest Better Buildings SWAP Showcases Atlanta vs. Boston

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today launched the third installment of the "Better Buildings Challenge SWAP," featuring two cities that have...

April 19, 2017
Energy Department Recognizes Leadership in Commercial Building Rooftop Unit Efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy, through the Better Buildings Alliance's Advanced Rooftop Unit Campaign (ARC), is recognizing eight organizations for...

April 11, 2017
Energy Department Announces 2018 Collegiate Wind Competition Participants

The Energy Department today announced the 12 collegiate teams selected to participate in the third Collegiate Wind Competition.

January 31, 2017
Energy Department Announces up to $30 Million for Projects to Integrate Solar into the Nation’s Electric Grid

Today, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) SunShot Initiative announced up to $30 million in new projects to support the...

January 12, 2017
Energy Department, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Recognize Corcoran Management Company's Canterbury Towers for Energy ...

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the Better Buildings Challenge...

January 12, 2017
Federal Government Exceeds $4 Billion Goal for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Investments

Today the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, with the White House Council on Environmental Quality...

January 11, 2017
Energy Department Introduces New Financing Navigator for Energy Efficiency Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is introducing a new, web-based financing navigator to help private and public sector organizations discover...

January 9, 2017
Report Shows New Transmission Can Help Wind Energy Supply a Third of U.S. Electricity

The Energy Department today released a report which confirms that adding even limited electricity transmission can significantly reduce the costs...

January 6, 2017
Energy Department Partners with Department of Agriculture for Integrated Biorefinery Optimization

The Energy Department (DOE) and the Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) jointly announced $22.7...

January 4, 2017
Energy Department Launches New Manufacturing USA Institute Focused on Recycling and Reusing Materials

Sustainable Manufacturing Innovation Alliance will Lead $140 million Institute in Rochester, New York to Improve Competitiveness of U.S....

December 29, 2016
Energy Department Announces Up to $7 Million for the Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines
Today, the Energy Department (DOE) announced up to $7 million for eight universities to accelerate the introduction of affordable, scalable, and su...
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...