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December 20, 2021
Last week, Energy Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg hit the road in an electric vehicle (EV) and drove to Takoma Park, Maryland. With cameras rolling, the two Cabinet members provided a glimpse into their trip.
December 1, 2021
In 2011, DOE awarded startup Alencon Systems $3 million to develop a utility-scale inverter system for solar PV plants. Since then, the company has manufactured its innovative product and is helping grow the domestic solar supply chain.
November 24, 2021
Check out these expert tips from EERE’s Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary on how to spark dinner conversation with clean energy.
November 23, 2021
At the global climate change conference in Scotland, President Biden and Secretary Granholm launched several new initiatives critical to the U.S. decarbonization strategy. Learn about them here.
November 22, 2021
EERE Success Story – Maryland-IKEA Partnership Spurs Energy Savings and Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
The Maryland Energy Administration leveraged funds from the State Energy Program to administer a program that incentivizes the solar photovoltaic systems.
November 22, 2021
The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet released a web-based platform that helps government officials and businesses identify land suitable for utility-scale solar projects.
November 17, 2021
In 2018, Fend received $150,000, its first round of funding through DOE’s Small Business Innovation Research program, to prove that its idea for a low-cost, easily installed device that enhances the security of solar energy systems could work.
November 16, 2021
Read about the recently launched GeoFlight: Salton Trough initiative, a collaborative effort between the Department of Energy’s Geothermal Technologies Office and the Department of Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey.
November 2, 2021
Preparing for the world’s most important climate change conference, EERE’s Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary discusses how the United States will contribute solutions.
October 28, 2021
This historic effort to alleviate the disproportionate energy burden of low-income households will continue saving Americans hundreds of dollars on their energy bills with a new $3.5 billion infusion.