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June 1, 2023
U.S. Department of Energy Announces Phase Two Winners in the Community Clean Energy Coalition Prize
Phase 2 winners from the Community Clean Energy Coalition Prize each receive $150k to implement their plans.
May 30, 2023
U.S. Department of Energy Issues Request for Information to Provide Feedback on Critical Materials Assessment
This RFI is being issued by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Technologies Office, with the purpose of improving the DOE Critical Materials Assessment prior to finalization.
May 25, 2023
First Historically Black University Joins Board at National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Howard University, one of the nation’s leading historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU), became the first HBCU to join the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) governing alliance board of directors.
May 24, 2023
DOE Launches New Energy Earthshot to Decarbonize Transportation and Industrial Sectors
The Clean Fuels & Products ShotTM Will Reduce Emissions and Develop Cost-Effective Fuels and Products for Aviation, Marine, and Other Hard-to-Decarbonize Sector
May 22, 2023
DOE Announces Nearly $60 Million to Advance Clean Hydrogen Technologies and Improve the Electric Power Grid
Funding Will Reduce the Cost of Clean Hydrogen, Deliver Cleaner Air, More High-Quality Jobs, and Reduce Reliance on Fossil Fuels
May 22, 2023
Biden-Harris Administration Announces $150 Million Through Investing in America Agenda for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Funding From Inflation Reduction Act Will Advance Clean-Energy Technologies
May 19, 2023
DOE Announces Winners of 10th Annual Collegiate Wind Competition
The 2023 Collegiate Wind Competition called on teams to develop solutions to the siting, development, and outreach challenges associated with offshore wind energy projects
May 19, 2023
DOE Announces $187 Million to Ensure Widespread And Accelerated Electrification of America’s Transportation Sector
As Part of President Biden's Investing in America Agenda, New Funding and 45 Projects Will Increase Efficiency, Accessibility and Cost-Effectiveness of Electric Vehicles While Invigorating Workers to Lead the Clean Transportation Revolution
May 18, 2023
Biden-Harris Administration Invests $51 Million in America's Electric Vehicle Charging Network
The Biden-Harris Administration announced a $51 million Ride and Drive Electric funding opportunity through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to accelerate the electrification of the nation’s transportation sector and spur private sector investments.
May 16, 2023
DOE Selects Arizona State University to Lead New Institute to Drive Industrial Decarbonization through Electrification of Process Heat
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced Arizona State University to lead the seventh Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute, The Electrified Processes for Industry without Carbon (EPIXC) Institute.