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October 13, 2021

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DOE Invests $61 Million for Smart Buildings that Accelerate Renewable Energy Adoption and Grid Resilience

Ten “Connected Communities” Will Equip More than 7,000 Buildings with Smart Controls, Sensors, and Analytics to Reduce Energy Use, Costs, and Emissions

October 8, 2021

Department of Energy Announces CABLE Conductor Manufacturing Prize Winners

$4.5 Million Competition Accelerates the Development of Breakthrough Conductivity-Enhanced Materials Made with Nanotechnology that Support Increased Electrification for Decarbonization

October 8, 2021

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DOE Sets 2025 Community Solar Target to Power 5 Million Homes

The U.S. Department of Energy announced a new National Community Solar Partnership (NCSP) target: to enable community solar systems to power the equivalent of five million households by 2025 and create $1 billion in energy bill savings.

October 8, 2021

DOE Issues Notice of Intent for Regional Clean Hydrogen Analysis Funding Opportunity

EERE announced its intent to issue a funding opportunity to analyze the potential for streamlined regional clean hydrogen deployments to cut costs, create jobs and address climate and environmental justice goals over the coming decade.