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.

February 9, 2022

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How Historic Weatherization Investments Will Make Life Better for Low-Income Families

After an unprecedented $3.5 billion investment through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Weatherization Assistance Program is poised to help many Americans save money on their energy bills.

February 7, 2022

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EERE Profile: Terrence Mosley, Senior Advisor for Diversity

Terrence Mosley is one of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s leaders in ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion are woven into EERE activities, programs, and engagement.

February 3, 2022

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Meet Clean Energy Champion Jamal Ferguson

Jamal Ferguson is a Clean Energy Champion who serves his community through his work at DOE and by sharing information about clean energy in his daily life.

February 3, 2022

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The Transportation Transformation: Battery Research Today and Tomorrow

Batteries are key to the clean energy revolution, powering electric vehicles and storing energy for later use. Learn about the latest advancements and plans from the Battery500 Consortium and other projects that will change transportation as we know it.

February 1, 2022

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Chapter 2: Geothermal Takes the Stage

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.

January 19, 2022

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Solar Gets Local: How the SolSmart Program Drives Deployment in Communities

Learn how local jurisdictions across the United States are exploring solar energy.

January 18, 2022

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Meet Clean Energy Champion Rukmani Vijayaraghavan

As a member of the clean energy workforce, Rukmani Vijayaraghavan is on a mission to figure out how DOE can attract the most diverse pool of talent this nation has ever seen.

January 18, 2022

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Geothermal: Renewable Energy’s Rising Star

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.

January 4, 2022

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Looking Back on a Banner Year for Clean Energy

From a literal groundbreaking geothermal project to new justice- and equity-focused energy initiatives and more, Kelly Speakes-Backman celebrates EERE’s 2021 accomplishments.

December 20, 2021

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Charged Up, Ready to Go!

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.