Articles from Amped UP! Volume 2, No. 5

Recovery Act Spurs Clean Energy Revolution

In February 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA or the Recovery Act) into law, investing in...

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Phasing Down Hydrofluorocarbons

Global energy consumption from air conditioning and refrigeration may increase more than 450% by 2050, and the Energy Department’s Building...

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Now Boarding: Renewable Jet Fuel

More than 87,000 flights take off each day in the United States, and of those flights, approximately 1.56 million barrels of jet fuel is consumed,...

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Q&A: 4 Questions With Solar Expert Charlie Gay
Dr. Charlie Gay, the new director of the Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO), has witnessed solar’s rise from a niche space technology to the...
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Appliance Standards: Affecting Our Everyday Lives

If you really want to know the impact of the Energy Department’s Appliance and Equipment Standards Program, just take a look around your house....

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DOE Lab-Corps Spurs Success For National Laboratory Scientists

The DOE Lab-Corps program is one way to help make game-changing technologies a reality....

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