Clean Energy In Action blogs aim to share the positive impact EERE has on the American people, businesses, industry partners, universities, research labs, and other entities to increase the use and effectiveness of affordable renewable energy, sustainable transportation, and energy efficiency technologies. Learn about projects and successes from the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, as well as the people behind the work.

You can also view an interactive map of EERE Success Stories.

March 25, 2024

Industrious: Why the Planet Should Be Glad Sridhar Seetharaman Is Not a Physicist

Meet Sridhar Seetharaman in a Q&A interview as part of the Industrious series, which highlights outstanding individuals working to implement meaningful change in the industrial sector.

March 14, 2024

An Encouraging Swell in Offshore Wind Deployment

The completion of America’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm highlights a surge in offshore wind deployment along the northeastern coast.

March 13, 2024

Solar Energy Careers Spark Interest Among Women

Women currently comprise one-third of the solar energy workforce and 5.5% of solar installers. However, Jan Scott and Riley Neugebauer are among the growing number of female solar installers in Colorado, benefitting from great pay and a career they love.

March 6, 2024

2023: A Year in Review for the Clean Energy Transition

Read about how EERE worked to bring clean energy to Americans nationwide in 2023.

February 21, 2024

Solving the Riddle of Industrial Decarbonization

On the southern shore of Lake Michigan, a university and a steel plant are working on the same problem. Dr. Geri Richmond and Rep. Frank Mrvan paid both organizations a visit.

February 21, 2024

Meet the Champion Who Helped New Mexico’s Clean Energy Transition through Fellowship

Arthur O’Donnell landed his job at the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission through the Clean Energy Innovator Fellowship, where he now mentors other fellows. Read the interview about how CEIF shaped his career path.

February 20, 2024

Local Union Workers Power Minnesota’s Fast-Growing Clean Energy Industry

Laura Yoder, a wind energy worker, became self-sufficient in 2003 when she joined her local union and received specialized, hands-on training that enabled her to move up through apprenticeship levels to become a journeyman laborer.

February 1, 2024

Celebrating Another Breakthrough in Domestic Lithium Production

A new facility by California’s Salton Sea will harvest lithium from geothermal brines.

December 14, 2023

Inflation Reduction Act Spurs Breakthrough in Domestic Wind Production

Success demonstrates progress in American clean energy manufacturing.

November 17, 2023

How Vehicle-Grid Integration is Forging New Connections

Our nation is transitioning to a decarbonized, electrified energy future.