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February 16, 2022

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How EERE Supports Innovative Clean Energy Entrepreneurs

For National Entrepreneurship Week, we're celebrating the U.S. entrepreneurs and small businesses building a clean energy economy—and providing resources for you to join them. Funding and job opportunities are available now.

February 16, 2022

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EERE Profile: Michelle Pannell, Workforce Management Office Director

Whether she's onboarding new hires, managing performance, or supporting professional development, Michelle Pannell makes sure her team feels empowered and sets an example for other Department offices.

February 16, 2022

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EERE Profile: Andre Adams, Budget Office Director

Adams' role managing EERE's budget is critical, especially now, as the Department prepares to distribute an unprecedented $62 billion in funding through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

February 15, 2022

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Chapter 3: Geothermal is Ready for its Close Up

Renewable energy projects can’t get off the ground without power purchase agreements (PPAs), so when a new geothermal PPA gets signed, a geothermal star is born. Learn more about PPAs in this three-part blog series.

February 14, 2022

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Calling All Clean-Energy Innovators: Help Fight Climate Change Where You’re Needed Most

The Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize offers up to $2.5 million for projects that bring clean-technology entrepreneurship, research, incubation, and commercialization to communities suffering disproportionate harm from the effects of climate change.

February 14, 2022

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14 Reasons to Love Clean Energy This Valentine’s Day

Clean energy is just like love: There's an endless supply, and everyone deserves to have it. Join us in celebration of some sweet facts from every technology office in EERE. Then be a Clean Energy Champion and share the information with your loved ones.

February 11, 2022

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From the Lab to the Sky: Five Things to Know about Biofuel-Powered Flights

With the help of DOE researchers, a United 737 Max 8 completed the first flight powered entirely by sustainable aviation fuels. Here are five things to know about this promising renewable technology.

February 10, 2022

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State and Local Governments: Our New Scenario Planner Can Help Refine Your Clean-Energy Strategies

The groundbreaking Scenario Planner tool within the State and Local Planning for Energy (SLOPE) Platform is a free, easy-to-use, online resource that supports data-driven state and local energy planning.

February 10, 2022

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Electrifying Transportation to Benefit Every American

The electrification of transportation will benefit all Americans

February 9, 2022

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EERE Celebrates Black Innovators and Energy Pioneers

Many energy innovations we take for granted would not exist without the contributions of Black Americans. We’re spotlighting a few from the past and the present who have made their mark on the national energy landscape.