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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 9, 2021

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EERE Success Story – Pennsylvania Clean Energy Program Plan

A DOE formula grant helped Pennsylvania develop its first comprehensive Clean Energy Program plan.

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.

July 1, 2021

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EERE Success Story – Cleveland Thermal Energy Audit

EERE's State Energy Program assisted the Ohio Development Services Agency in helping Cleveland Thermal reduce heating and water costs by 20%, or about $1,400,000 annually.

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 26, 2021

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Weathering the Storm: Supporting States and U.S. Territories During Hurricane Season

EERE supports a variety of programs and initiatives that help states prepare for disruptive weather events.

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.