May 25, 2023

First Historically Black University Joins Board at National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Howard University, one of the nation’s leading historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU), became the first HBCU to join the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) governing alliance board of directors.

May 19, 2023

DOE Announces Winners of 10th Annual Collegiate Wind Competition

The 2023 Collegiate Wind Competition called on teams to develop solutions to the siting, development, and outreach challenges associated with offshore wind energy projects

May 10, 2023

Funding Notice: Offshore Wind Centers of Excellence

DOE released a $4.75 million funding opportunity that will create one or more university-led Centers of Excellence that will help meet the Biden-Harris administration's goal of deploying 30 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2030.

May 8, 2023

DOE Announces $7.75 Million Investment in HBCUs to Support STEM Workforce

DOE announces the launch of a new $7.75 million prize to support STEM education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities around the United States

May 2, 2023

DOE Begins Accepting Applications for 2024 Collegiate Wind Competition

Want to prepare for a career in wind and renewable energy while still in college? Apply today to participate in the 2024 Collegiate Wind Competition! We’re accepting applications through June 15, 2023.

April 27, 2023

Facilities Expand U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Testing Capabilities

Researchers at Lehigh University, Clemson University, and Oregon State University have developed hybrid testing capabilities to help advance the next generation of offshore wind systems using physical and virtual conditions.

April 18, 2023

Student Competitions Support a Diverse Clean Energy Workforce

Learn how EERE supports the next generation of Clean Energy Champions through fun technology challenges as they prepare for clean energy careers.

March 29, 2023

Meet Clean Energy Champion Geraldine Richmond

DOE’s Undersecretary of Science and Innovation and winner of three presidential awards was once denied entry to a research group because she is a woman. She’s been working to ensure diversity in science ever since—among many other things.

March 9, 2023

Meet Clean Energy Champion Anthony Lopez

This edition’s Clean Energy Champion is NREL’s Anthony Lopez, a geospatial data scientist and senior researcher who was recently named the Most Promising Scientist by Great Minds in STEM.

February 28, 2023

Meet Clean Energy Champion Merlin Theodore

Proof that you can grow up on an island more than 1,000 miles from the continental United States, lead a national lab research group, earn a presidential appointment, and still find time to shop for beans responsibly.