April 24, 2024

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Notice of Intent: $48 Million Funding Opportunity for National and Regional Research and Development of Offshore Wind Technologies

This opportunity will fund $48 million of projects that address several major areas of need for offshore wind, including accelerating research and development of offshore wind platforms, expanding the reach of the domestic supply chain, improving offshore wildlife protection through new monitoring technologies, and advancing U.S. academic leadership in floating offshore wind.

April 22, 2024

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Bending a Straight Line Into a Circle

On Earth Day 2024, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Jeff Marootian shares a few thoughts on circularity.

April 16, 2024

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DOE Report Highlights Ways to Address Significant Wind Energy Workforce Gap

A new report finds that, although there is likely to be a significant shortage of wind energy workers in the coming decades, impactful opportunities exist to close the wind energy workforce gap.

March 27, 2024

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DOE Awards $5 Million to Minority Serving Institutions in Support of Clean Energy Education and Workforce Development Programs

The U.S. Department of Energy and MSI STEM R&D Consortium announced $5 million in funding for two minority-serving universities to support the development of programs that will equip students with the skills needed to succeed in clean energy careers.

March 14, 2024

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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

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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 8, 2024

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DOE Launches $5 Million Prize to Create Solar Manufacturing Training Programs

The American-Made Upskill Prize for the Solar Manufacturing Workforce is designed to realize the full potential of the Inflation Reduction Act, bolster U.S. competitiveness in the solar supply chain, and create high-quality jobs for U.S. workers.

March 6, 2024

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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

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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

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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.