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September 30, 2021

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DOE Announces New $2.5 Million Prize to Support Diversity in Innovation

The Department's first-ever Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize provides cash awards to organizations prioritizing climate solutions for underrepresented communities.

September 29, 2021

ICYMI: What Happened at the Long Duration Storage Shot Summit Last Week?

Last week, more than 1,000 people attended the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Long Duration Storage Shot Summit in support of DOE’s ongoing efforts to reduce the cost of grid-scale energy storage by 90% within the next decade.

September 28, 2021

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DOE Signs Up 125+ Local Governments to Fast-Track Solar Permits

The U.S. Department of Energy announced it has achieved its summer goal of signing up at least 125 communities for the Solar Automated Permit Processing (SolarAPP+) tool.

September 27, 2021

Department of Energy Announces $1 Million in Funding for Five New Projects at Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute

Five projects support an initiative to accelerate cybersecurity manufacturing and American innovation for a clean energy economy