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April 13, 2021

Register Now for the 2021 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit

Register now for the U.S. Department of Energy’s annual Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit taking place May 17-20, 2021.

April 12, 2021

Energy Department Announces New Round of Solar Desalination Prize Competition

U.S. Department of Energy announced $5 million in new funding for the second round of the Solar Desalination Prize.

March 31, 2021

DOE Geothermal Competitions Heat Up: New Lithium Extraction Prize and Teams Advance in Manufacturing Prize and Collegiate Competition

The Department of Energy announced the launch of the American-Made Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize.

March 31, 2021

Department of Energy Announces Smart Manufacturing Request for Proposals and Selects 14 Projects to Increase Clean Energy Productivity and Transform the Manufacturing Industry

DOE announced a new request for proposals and $4 million in selections for projects that will accelerate the adoption of Smart Manufacturing practices.