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October 20, 2021

Merry National Geothermal Day: An Ode in Eight Parts

Happy Geothermal Day! Today, we are celebrating you and only you, one of our favorite sources of renewable energy.

October 19, 2021

October 8, 2021

Five Things You Might Not Know About Hydrogen Shot

Today is National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day marking a perfect opportunity to learn more about the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Hydrogen Energy Earthshot, or “Hydrogen Shot”, to make clean and affordable hydrogen a reality.

October 5, 2021

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EERE Success Story – Keeping the Lights on in the Metlakatla Indian Community

The Alaska Energy Authority recently supported efforts in the Metlakatla Indian Community, which prevented a planned shutdown of the lights due to reduced hydroelectric generation capacity and resulted in annual energy savings.

October 5, 2021

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EERE Success Story – Alaska's C-PACE Program

The U.S. Department of Energy's State Energy Program issued an award to the Alaska Energy Authority to help local governments establish a long-term financing method that makes clean-energy investments for commercial buildings more affordable.

October 5, 2021

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EERE Success Story – DOE Funding Helps Keep Key Employer in Douglas, Arizona, Afloat

EERE's grant funds to the Arizona Department of Administration allowed the City of Douglas, Arizona, to complete critical energy efficiency upgrades to a city-owned building.

October 4, 2021

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Efficiency and Renewables Office Celebrates Energy Awareness Month

It’s a great time to spotlight how EERE’s 11 technology offices are working to ensure a more reliable power grid, safer and healthier homes and buildings, and affordable energy for all.

October 1, 2021

Electric Community Transit is Growing: Is Your Neighborhood Next?

Help us celebrate National Drive Electric Week.

October 1, 2021

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Celebrating the Manufacturing Workforce of Tomorrow

More than 12 million U.S. workers have manufacturing jobs today—and millions more will in the next decade. Here’s how EERE is preparing future manufacturing workers with the technologies and skills they need to achieve a carbon-free economy.

September 30, 2021

Efficiency and Renewables Office Celebrates Energy Awareness Month

The leaves are changing colors, the air is getting cooler, and it’s once again October—also known as Energy Awareness Month, a national effort celebrating the central role of energy to our national prosperity, security, and environmental well-being.