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.

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.

November 24, 2021

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This Holiday Season, Be a Clean Energy Champion

Check out these expert tips from EERE’s Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary on how to spark dinner conversation with clean energy.

November 23, 2021

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COP26: Committing to a Cleaner World

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 16, 2021

GeoFlight Takes to the Air to Help Identify Geothermal and Mineral Resources at the Salton Sea

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

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Taking Stock at COP 26

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

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Celebrating 45 Years of the Weatherization Assistance Program

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.

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.