December 5, 2022

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Lessons from Pioneers: How Four Clean Energy Technologies First Entered the Market

We studied how four clean energy technologies got commercialized to find commonalities that could clear the path to market for other clean energy technologies. Read what we learned.

November 9, 2022

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Ready, Set, Go! 120+ Teams to Compete in the Solar Decathlon 2023 Design Challenge

124 teams from 97 collegiate institutions are working to solve the climate crisis, one building at a time, by participating in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® 2023 Design Challenge.

November 8, 2022

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In Ohio, I Caught a Glimpse of the Future of Buildings and Vehicles

Acting Assistant Secretary Alejandro Moreno offers his thoughts on a recent visit to Ohio State University

November 2, 2022

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Connected Communities Cohort Kicks Off: A New Era for Grid-Efficient Buildings

Today, DOE kicked off the inaugural cohort of Connected Communities at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

November 2, 2022

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $250 Million Investment From Inflation Reduction Act For Domestic Heat Pump Manufacturing

DOE Seeks Input on Best Uses of Defense Production Act Authority to Bolster American Clean Energy Manufacturing and Strengthen National Security, Announces Additional Cold Climate Heat Pump Challenge Partner Successes

November 1, 2022

EPA’s New ENERGY STAR® Specifications for Windows, Doors, and Skylights Made Possible through DOE Investments and Analyses

Recently, the ENERGY STAR® program released its final specification (Version 7.0) for residential windows, doors, and skylights that establish higher energy-efficiency benchmarks for products to earn EPA’s coveted ENERGY STAR certification.

November 1, 2022

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Study Finds Home Energy Score Positively Linked to Sale Price and Loan Performance

First-ever Berkeley Lab study finds relationship between Home Energy Score, sale price, and mortgage repayment in cities with Home Energy Score listing policies.

October 27, 2022

DOE Intends to Issue Funding Opportunity for Innovations that Electrify, Optimize, and Decarbonize Building Operations

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced its intent to issue a FOA called “Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) - 2022.”

October 26, 2022

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $84.5 Million to Make Clean Energy Improvements and Lower Energy Costs for K-12 Schools

New Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Grant Program and Prize Competition for Public School Energy Improvements Will Save Schools Money and Enhance Learning Environments

October 17, 2022

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Meet Clean Energy Champion Antonio Bouza

Tony Bouza has a passion for heat pumps and says working in energy efficiency is his dream. Find out where his enthusiasm comes from and how he's working to improve homes and buildings around the country.