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The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy supports research and development of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to strengthen U.S. economic growth, energy security, and environmental quality. 

Learn About Renewable Energy

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K-12 Resources

Solar Decathlon education resources

Go to the Solar Decathlon site for education resources geared toward kindergarten through high school. These include energy efficiency and renewable energy curriculums, activities, and Solar Decathlon design and construction documents.

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National Energy Education Development Project

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The U.S. Department of Energy partnered with the National Energy Education Development Project (NEED) to create free energy education resources for classroom and educational use. For more information and to download NEED energy education materials, visit http://www.need.org/.

Other Education Resources