The EERE Blog includes updates to 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.

August 16, 2022

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Three Places American Energy Consumers Are Using Local Wind Power

New DOE report on wind energy shows distributed wind energy—wind turbines that provide power for nearby consumers—is expanding across the nation, benefiting a wide range of organizations and communities, from large corporations to remote villages.

August 16, 2022

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How Wind Energy Can Help Clean Hydrogen Contribute to a Zero-Carbon Future

To achieve President Biden’s goal of an energy economy with zero-carbon emissions by 2050, the United States cannot rely on renewable electricity alone.

August 16, 2022

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Wind Turbines: the Bigger, the Better

Since the early 2000s, wind turbines have grown in size—in both height and blade lengths—and generate more energy. What’s driving this growth? Let’s take a closer look.

August 10, 2022

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Clean Energy Champions 101: What to Tell Everyone You Know About Clean Energy

Learn about how we're collaborating across sectors to extend the benefits of clean energy to everyone in America. Then spread the word so we can all be part of the climate solution together.

July 20, 2022

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Meet Clean Energy Champion Erin Twamley

Inspiring children to ask questions about energy is a big part of Erin Twamley’s job. Find out how the educator and author is exposing young kids to the many opportunities of a clean energy future.

June 8, 2022

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Four Ways DOE is Helping Clear the Path to Commercialization of Perovskite Solar Cells

Solar cells created with perovskite minerals can be an important tool in the race to deploy clean energy as quickly and cost effectively as possible, but only if we first overcome key technological hurdles

June 6, 2022

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Embracing True Colors: EERE Celebrates Pride Month

EERE recognizes the achievements of the LGBTQI+ community and is committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in all our activities. Find out what we're doing and why it matters in the clean energy space.

May 26, 2022

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Meet Clean Energy Champion Cliff Ho

Scientist Cliff Ho’s career path to solar energy was unexpected. We’re glad he found his way, because one of his contributions literally helps us see, too. Another could help us breathe.

May 25, 2022

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EERE Profile: Isaac Chan

Feeling like you can be yourself at work is foundational to productivity and comfort. While Isaac Chan works to curb industrial emissions, he also shares his thoughts about diversity at the Department.

May 19, 2022

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EERE Profile: Jian Fu

May is Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Get to know Jian Fu, one of EERE's team members working to make affordable clean energy accessible to everyone.