The EERE Clean Energy in Action series includes stories featuring current Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) projects, interviews with energy experts, and success stories about EERE’s technology offices and national laboratories. Learn about the positive impact our work has on the American people, businesses, industry partners, universities, research labs, and other entities to increase the use and effectiveness of affordable renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
You can also view an interactive map of EERE Success Stories.
May 30, 2023
Meet Clean Energy Champion Michael Coogan
From recycling plastic bags long before it was on-trend to installing solar shingles on his home, writer and editor Michael Coogan has woven sustainability into his life. Check out his journey.
May 12, 2023
Faces of Public Service: Kat Clark
As a steward of taxpayer dollars, Kat Clark thought outside the box and made a difference. Learn what she achieved and read her advice for Clean Energy Champions.
May 11, 2023
Faces of Public Service: Elisabet Metcalfe
Elisabet Metcalfe's journey from geology to clean energy is a story of finding fulfillment by applying her scientific training to real-world challenges. Check out her advice for aspiring Clean Energy Champions.
May 10, 2023
Faces of Public Service: Anne Marie Esposito
From fellowship to contractor to federal employee, Anne Marie Esposito successfully navigated a pathway to a clean energy career in public service. You can too!
May 10, 2023
Faces of Public Service: Mark Elless
For Mark Elless, public service runs the family. Learn how he’s pairing public service with his background in earth science.
May 9, 2023
Faces of Public Service: Corey Vezina
Getting to work with a diverse group of people is particularly rewarding for Corey Vezina. Find out why else he was drawn to work in public service.
May 9, 2023
Faces of Public Service: Sara Emmons
A career change led Sara Emmons to public service. Learn about her focus and how she’s helping women become tomorrow’s clean energy leaders.
May 8, 2023
Faces of Public Service: Michele Boyd
From May 8 to 12, 2023, EERE will introduce you to some of our outstanding public servants to learn why they serve. Start by reading about Michele Boyd, a program manager in the Solar Energy Technologies Office.
May 3, 2023
Your Way: Place-Based Solutions for a Local Clean Energy Transition
Transitioning a community to clean energy requires a tailored approach that addresses that community’s specific needs. Learn how some communities are making the switch, the benefits they will see, and how YOUR community can start transitioning.
April 28, 2023
Addressing Misinformation on Offshore Wind Farms and Recent Whale Mortalities
As of now, there is no evidence to support speculation that noise resulting from wind development-related site characterization surveys could potentially cause mortality of whales.