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 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.

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.