February 14, 2024

Three Reasons Our Team Loves Wind Energy

Find out why workers in our office and beyond love wind energy.

January 9, 2024

The 2023 Standard Scenarios Report is Here!

The annual Standard Scenarios Report provides a picture of where the U.S. electricity sector is heading each year. The report equips researchers and utilities with the data they need to make decisions about the future of the U.S. grid.

December 13, 2023

DOE Welcomes Leaders from 46 Local, Regional, and Tribal Organizations to Peer-Learning Cohorts on Emerging Clean Energy Strategies and Best Practices

Participants from 28 states and territories will convene for 6 months to learn from each other and national laboratory experts

December 6, 2023

U.S. Department of Energy Analysis Highlights Geothermal Heat Pumps as a Pathway to a Decarbonized Energy Future

Analysis shows geothermal heat pumps can decarbonize buildings and the grid, while reducing grid transmission needs and saving energy

November 20, 2023

Turn Down the Temperature, but Don't Let Your Pipes Freeze!

Before turning down the thermostat really low to keep your pipes from freezing, here are some things to keep in mind.

November 8, 2023

Success Story—New Tool Connects Multiple Microgrids to Increase Community Resilience

Microgrids are small electric grids that can operate while disconnected from the main grid. Learn how a new tool that networks multiple microgrids with solar-plus-storage together can lead to community resilience.

October 30, 2023

Award-Winning Software Helps Communities Plan Their Clean Energy Transition

Learn how a utility in Fairbanks, Alaska, and a national lab used tools to simulate the impact of clean energy technologies on the city’s power system.

October 25, 2023

DOE Releases Draft Roadmap to Improve Interconnection of Clean Energy Resources on the Nation’s Transmission Grid

DOE released a draft roadmap to address interconnection challenges on the transmission grid and seeks feedback from the public

October 24, 2023

Award-Winning Open-Source Tool Makes Planning for Future Wind Energy Scenarios a Breeze

The Renewable Energy Potential model can help identify optimal regions for wind plants based on factors like wind resources, land use, topography, and community preferences. It has revealed pathways to Puerto Rico’s clean energy goals.

October 17, 2023

Wind Forecast Improvement Project Saves Millions for Utilities and Customers

Regional wind data from around the U.S. helps improve a national weather forecasting model, which allows utility companies to better plan for windy days.