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.

August 24, 2021

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10 Reasons to Love Water Batteries

Every day, we are powering our lives using pumped storage hydropower—a unique and relatively unknown source of energy storage.

August 4, 2021

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Planning a Wind Energy Project? New WINDExchange Resources Can Help

Learn How Wind Energy Can Create Jobs and Increase Tax Revenue in Your Community

July 7, 2021

GMLC Report: Research Priorities and Opportunities in United States Competitive Wholesale Electricity Markets

A collaboration among 5 research institutions has been established through the U.S. Department of Energy Grid Modernization Lab Consortium to provide technical assistance to the 7 U.S. Independent System Operators and Regional Transmission Organizations.

June 30, 2021

June 11, 2021

2021 Summit Brings Together Leaders, Industry Stakeholders, and Technical Experts

The Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit concluded on May 20 after four days of interactive sessions, peer networking, and knowledge sharing.

June 3, 2021

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EERE FY 2022 Budget Request: Spurring Innovation and Job Creation Through Accelerated Development and Deployment of Clean Energy Technologies

Here’s the breakdown of EERE’s request for $4.73 billion to invest in energy efficiency, renewable power, and sustainable transportation technology advancements that will lead to billions in private sector investment and create millions of jobs.

May 24, 2021

Shining a Light on Home Energy Savings

DOE is beginning the process of reconsidering more stringent lighting standards with a request for information.

April 22, 2021

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Every Day is Earth Day

Earth Day may be a single day in April, but EERE celebrates it every day. EERE’s Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary explains how.

April 19, 2021

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How We’re Moving to Net-Zero by 2050

We need to revolutionize how we generate and use electricity, by making renewable energy sources like wind and solar more abundant, more affordable, and more accessible to everyone. See what we're doing about it.

March 23, 2021

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2021 Collegiate Wind Competition Teams Prepare to Go Virtual

This June, 13 teams of college students from across the United States will showcase their wind energy achievements at the 2021 CWC.