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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
solar tower test facility at sandia national laboratory
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
ocean waves and sunset
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.
June 3, 2019
Energy Department Announces $2 Million to Advance Collaborative Geothermal Research through New International Partnership
DOE announces $2 million in funding to advance collaborative geothermal research and development with more than a dozen European countries.
May 30, 2019
geothermal energy nevada
DOE Releases New Study Highlighting the Untapped Potential of Geothermal Energy in the United States
Report summarizes findings showing that geothermal electricity generation could increase more than 26-fold from today.
May 29, 2019
Hydrogen fuel cell fueling station at NREL
U.S., Canada, Japan, Netherlands, and European Commission Launch New Hydrogen Initiative Under The Clean Energy Ministerial
Hydrogen initiative will drive international collaboration on policies, programs and projects to accelerate the commercial deployment of hydrogen.
May 23, 2019
The Ohio State Takes Honors in The EcoCAR Mobility Challenge
The Ohio State University has been named The EcoCAR Mobility Challenge Year One champion.
May 22, 2019
Energy Department Announces $4M for University Training and Research Projects
The Office of Fossil Energy selected 10 coal technology projects at U.S. colleges and universities to receive funding.
May 20, 2019
EERE Helps American Small Businesses with $21.6 Million for Phase I Innovation Projects
American small businesses got nearly a $22 million boost from EERE with Phase 1 Release II selections
May 16, 2019
Rooftop solar on affordable housing in Boulder, CO
Energy Department Selects Five Winning Teams for Solar in Your Community Challenge Prizes
DOE announces winners of Solar In Your Community Challenge, a competition aiming to advance affordable solar solutions in underserved communities.
May 16, 2019
Energy Department Celebrates Energy Savings and Accomplishments of Better Buildings Initiative Partners
DOE announced the progress made by 900+ organizations leading the U.S. in energy efficiency through participation in the Better Buildings Initiative.
May 8, 2019
Energy Department, Exxon, and National Lab officials sign a partnership agreement
DOE National Labs Partner with ExxonMobil for $100 Million in Joint Research
Ten-year agreement between National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Energy Technology Laboratory, and ExxonMobil will bring lower-emissions tech
May 7, 2019
Polymer Additive Manufacturing lab at the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility
Department of Energy Announces $89 Million for Innovative Manufacturing Technologies
Funding Opportunity Announcement tackles key Departmental priorities such as domestic manufacturing for energy storage.
May 6, 2019
Energy Department Recognizes Eastman Chemical for Manufacturing Leadership
Today, DOE recognized the energy productivity achievements of Eastman Chemical, a DOE Better Plants Challenge partner in Kingsport, Tennessee.
May 6, 2019
Energy Department's Chain Reaction Innovations Selects Five New Innovators to Join Third Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program Cohort
DOE announced the third cohort of innovators to join Chain Reaction Innovations, a DOE-funded entrepreneurial research and development program.