September 29, 2023

DOE Finalizes Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential Furnaces to Save Americans $1.5 Billion In Annual Utility Bills

Beginning in Late 2028, Congressionally-Mandated Appliance Standards Will Save Americans Nearly $25 Billion Over 30 years, Significantly Reduce Harmful Carbon Pollution in Households Across the Country

September 19, 2023

Latino Power: The Future of the Clean Energy Workforce

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, meet three students who prepared for their clean energy careers by gaining valuable experience through three different EERE programs.

September 14, 2023

John Palo Wants a Geothermal Heat Pump in Every U.S. Home and Building

The university buildings manager has seen firsthand that, with geothermal energy providing heating and cooling, “You don’t have to sacrifice comfort or quality of life to reduce your energy usage.”

September 14, 2023

Safety Officials Respond Positively to Release of DOE’s Clean Energy Tech Training Materials

Almost three years ago, several DOE offices released funding to help first responders and building safety officials ensure that relatively newer energy technologies like solar panels and electric vehicles operate safely.

September 13, 2023

DOE Announces 2023 Cohort of Post-Secondary Programs That Teach Zero Energy Design

Today, BTO awarded its second Zero Energy Design Designation (ZEDD) seal of recognition to 22 leading educational programs across the country.

September 8, 2023

How HUD’s Innovative Housing Showcase Catalyzed the Formation of DOE’s HUD Relationship

This summer, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) kicked off their third-annual Innovation Housing Showcase at the National Building Museum with a one-day Pre-Showcase Conference – an event that brought HUD and the...

September 1, 2023

STEMtember Spotlight: Career Development Opportunities for Minority Students

Are you a student preparing to join the clean energy workforce? Jump-start your career with an EERE fellowship or internship.

August 30, 2023

DOE’s IMPEL Innovators are Developing Technologies that Slash Building Emissions, Save Energy, and Keep People Comfortable — Even in a Summer Like This One

As one of the hottest years in recorded history makes the need for energy-efficient, comfortable, and low-carbon buildings crystal clear, innovators participating in the accelerator program IMPEL are accelerating their journey from idea to market.

August 28, 2023

Building Technologies Office Awards Four Phase II Release 2 Small Business Innovation Research Funding for Advanced Green Buildings

On Friday, August 25, 2023, DOE announced 106 awards totaling $126 million in research and development grants for 90 different small businesses whose projects will address multiple mission areas across the Department.

August 9, 2023

100% Clean Electricity: North to the Clean Energy Future

Towns and organizations in Alaska illustrate how remote communities can adopt clean energy systems—and how EERE’s Energy Transitions Initiative Partnership Project can help.