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May 20, 2022

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Biden Administration Launches $7 Million Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Initiative to Further Decarbonize Manufacturing

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the allocation of $7 million in funding from the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to expand the Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) program.

May 19, 2022

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Sea Grant, DOE, NOAA Fisheries Fund Six Projects for the Coexistence of Offshore Energy with Northeast Fishing and Coastal Communities

The Northeast Sea Grant Consortium announced six projects to advance social science and technology research on offshore renewable energy in the Northeast United States.

May 19, 2022

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DOE Announces Winners of 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition

DOE convened universities and wind energy experts from around the country in the 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition (CWC). Kansas State University rose above 11 other competing teams to claim first place in the annual event.

May 18, 2022

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EERE Funds 109 Small Businesses to Tackle Clean Energy Challenges

Diverse Group of Entrepreneurs Receive $21.8 Million as part of Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs

May 18, 2022

U.S. Department of Energy Offers Targeted Technical Assistance for Manufacturers in Former Coal Communities

DOE will provide $750 Million to support new, high-quality Jobs for the next-generation of energy workers, help revitalize local economies

May 17, 2022

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DOE Announces Winners of the 2022 Geothermal Collegiate Competition

DOE Announces Winners of the 2022 Geothermal Collegiate Competition

May 12, 2022

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Study Finds Distributed Wind Energy Potential Equivalent to Half of National Electricity Demand

NREL released the Distributed Wind Energy Futures Study, which details the high potential to profitably deploy nearly 1,400 gigawatts (GW) of distributed wind capacity across the United States.

May 5, 2022

Biden Administration Proposes New, Cost-Saving Energy Efficiency Standards for Commercial Water Heaters

Proposed rule for water heaters will reduce emissions, save consumers $140 million annually

May 5, 2022

U.S. Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation Announce Continual Collaboration on Clean Energy Technology Research and Implementation

U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. National Science Foundation announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to continue a longstanding collaboration on scientific and engineering research.

May 3, 2022

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DOE Announces Intent to Release $13 Million to Support Community Geothermal Projects

To help reduce energy burden—the percentage of gross household income spent on energy costs—and fossil fuel dependence for American communities, DOE intends to issue the Community Geothermal Heating and Cooling Design and Deployment Funding Opportunity