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January 15, 2018
Scientists develop new magnet
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists stick to a new efficient magnet
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers developed a more efficient permanent magnet that removes the deficiencies of conventional magnets.
October 4, 2017
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EERE Success Story—Taking Aluminum Alloys to New Heights
Even well-established industries have room for innovation.
September 26, 2017
Harbec and Cummins share approaches to strategic energy management
Two New Case Studies Feature HARBEC’s injection molding facility in New York State and Cummins’ Rocky Mount Engine Plant (RMEP) in No...
DOE has released two new case studies featuring Harbec and Cummins, that are focused on innovative solutions to measure and verify energy performance.
July 24, 2017
EERE Success Story—New 3D Printing Aerospace Grade Carbon Fiber Method is Ahead of the Curve
A new 3D printing process is allowing researchers to write using carbon fiber-containing inks.
November 22, 2016
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Bosch Rexroth Facility Achieves Superior Energy Performance Platinum Certification
Bosch Rexroth Facility Achieves Superior Energy Performance Platinum Certification
November 22, 2016
Organizations certified to ISO 50001 standard will elevate U.S. profile in clean energy
U.S. Leaders in Energy Management Eligible for Global Award
Organizations certified to ISO 50001 standard will elevate U.S. profile in clean energy
November 21, 2016
The main section of the Novomer system which includes a reactor, membrane separation, polymerizer, and controls needed to run the fully automated system which converts waste carbon dioxide into valuable chemicals.
EERE Success Story—Converting Waste to Valuable Materials and Chemicals

For chemical manufacturers, waste usually equates to a loss – loss of time, money, opportunity, or all of the above. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a...

August 11, 2016
New Software Will Enable Chemical Manufacturers to Optimize Distillation Column Configuration and Save Energy
New software is being developed which will use algorithms to analyze feeds of different components and determine the optimized configuration.
July 14, 2015
Left: Gary Bertoline, Dean of Purdue Polytechnic Institute; Kelly Visconti, Technology Manager for the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Office; John Dennis, Mayor of West Lafayette; Mitch Daniels, President of Purdue University; R. Byron Pipes, John Leighton Bray Distinguished Professor of Engineering; Victor Smith, Indiana Secretary of Commerce; Leah Jamieson, John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering; and Dan Hasler, President of the Purdue Research Foundation
EERE Success Story—Indiana Manufacturing Institute Breaks Ground at Purdue University in support of Composites Manufacturing Research

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) that was officially launched by the Energy Department’s Assistant Secretary...

April 28, 2015
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EERE Success Story—Novel 3-D Printed Inverters for Electric Vehicles Can Improve EV Power and Efficiency

Plug-in electric vehicle technologies are on their way to being even lighter, more powerful and more efficient with the advent of power inverters...

February 4, 2015
EERE Success Story—Just Plain Cool, the 3D Printed Shelby Cobra

Indistinguishable from conventional production vehicles on display, the 3D printed Shelby Cobra celebrated its 50th anniversary at the Detroit Auto...

November 18, 2013
EERE Success Story—California: Microturbine Protects Environment, Creates Jobs

The U.S. market potential for distributed generation using microturbines is significant; however, it remains mostly untapped for commercial and...

November 6, 2013
EERE Success Story—Tennessee: U.S. Automaker Improves Plant’s Performance, Saves Costs

Nissan invested $331,000 to implement Superior Energy Performance (including internal staff time), resulting in a payback of just four months.

August 21, 2013
EERE Success Story—New Jersey: EERE-Supported Technology Lowers GHG Emissions 70%, Wins R&D 100 Award

R&D 100 Award-winning technology helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions in cement and concrete products up to 70%.

August 19, 2013
EERE Success Story—Tennessee, Pennsylvania: Porous Power Technologies Improves Lithium Ion Battery, Wins R&D 100 Award

Porous Power Technologies, partnered with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), developed SYMMETRIX HPX-F, a nanocomposite separator for improved...

August 16, 2013
EERE Success Story—Oregon, Pennsylvania: EERE-Supported Innovation Recognized by R&D Magazine for Fuel-Saving Product

EERE-funded technology has the potential to save millions of gallons of aviation fuel annually.

May 16, 2013
EERE Success Story—Ford-Dow Partnership Is Linked to Carbon Fiber Research at ORNL

National lab teams up with two companies to establish better manufacturing and production process technology.

May 16, 2013
EERE Success Story—Steel Mill Powered by Waste Heat Recovery System

ArcelorMittal USA reduces carbon dioxide emissions by 340,000 tons annually with new efficient recovery boiler.

May 7, 2013
EERE Success Story—Alaska Gateway School District Adopts Combined Heat and Power
Tok School's use of a biomass combined heat and power system is helping the school to save on energy costs.
April 18, 2013
EERE Success Story—Colorado State University Industrial Assessment Center Saves Manufacturers Money and Trains the Next Generation of E...

Assessment center has helped Colorado companies save more than $19 million in energy costs.

April 18, 2013
EERE Success Story—High Efficiency Microturbine Leads to Increased Market Share

EERE-supported microturbine research and development for a device that increased electrical efficiency of the unit from about 17%-22% to 33%.

April 11, 2013
EERE Success Story—New Sensor Network Technology Increases Manufacturing Efficiency

Eaton Corporation's Motor Insight reduces installation and infrastructure costs of manufacturing.