Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Leads White House Discussion on Federal Prizes and Challenges
Group discussed ways to tackle some of our nation’s most important water issues through innovation opportunities.
March 13, 2018
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Energy and Homeland Security Departments Partner to Advance Federal Infrastructure Resilience
Leaders from DOE and DHS signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate to advance federal critical infrastructure resilience.
March 13, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $12 Million in Early-Stage Research for Natural Gas Engines and Off-Road Fluid Power Systems
Funding would support cost-shared research projects focused on medium- and heavy-duty, on-road natural gas engines, and advancing fluid power systems.
March 6, 2018
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Energy Department's Competitiveness Improvement Project Hits First Certification Milestone; Opens Next Round of Applications
The latest request for proposals under the Competitiveness Improvement Project for distributed wind energy was released.
February 28, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $10 Million for Combined Heat and Power Technology Research to Provide Cost-Effective Support to the Elect...
EERE announced up to $10 million to conduct research and development activities to further the utilization of combined heat and power.
February 23, 2018
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Co-Optimization of Engines & Fuels: Breakthrough Research in Engine and Fuel Co-Optimization
DOE released two studies from the Co-Optimization of Engines & Fuels initiative (Co-Optima).
February 15, 2018
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Department of Energy Selects Georgia Tech and UConn to Train the Next Generation of Manufacturing Experts
EERE announced nearly $4 million for a traineeship program that will address workforce training needs in energy-related manufacturing.
February 14, 2018
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Department of Energy Launches Competition to Spur Onshore Manufacturing of Energy Technologies
Competition aims to close the gap between American innovators who develop new energy technologies and domestic manufacturers who produce them.
February 6, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $35 Million for Emerging Research Projects to Address Manufacturing Challenges
Projects to support early-stage, innovative technologies and solutions in advanced manufacturing.
February 5, 2018
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Energy Department Announces $3 Million for High Performance Computing Collaborations for U.S. Manufacturers
DOE announced up to $3 million in funding to help American manufacturers leverage the national laboratories' high performance computing capabilities.
February 1, 2018
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Expanded Electric Vehicle Access in the American West
An infrastructure that can support 20,000 electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids is now coming to the West.
March 5, 2018
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A Pathway to Zero Energy Schools
Zero energy buildings are defined by the Building Technologies Office (BTO) as extremely energy-efficient buildings.
February 28, 2018
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5 Questions with Robyn Hebron
Robyn Hebron sat down with us recently for a brief discussion as part of a Black History Month Blog Series.
February 27, 2018
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Ask an Energy Auditor: 5 Questions with Ethan Heslep, Community Housing Partners
Ethan Heslep has been an Energy Auditor with Community Housing Partners (CHP) Energy Solutions for the last eight years.
February 26, 2018
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4 Questions with Melvin Hale
Melvin Hale sat down with us recently for a brief discussion as part of a Black History Month Blog Series.
February 21, 2018
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Breakthrough Fuels-Engines R&D Offers Dramatic Boost in Fuel Savings, Economy, and Energy Security
As global energy demand grows, America needs to keep innovating. New energy options can create jobs, boost the economy, and improve national security.
February 20, 2018
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5 Things to Know About Geothermal Power
Geothermal energy can be harnessed both as a source of renewable electricity as well as directly for heating and cooling applications.
February 14, 2018
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5 Questions with Sonia Kassambara
Sonia Kassambara sat down with us recently for a brief discussion as part of a Black History Month Blog Series.
February 13, 2018
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University of Tennessee Engineering Students Take Sledding to a Whole New Level
While athletes are gathering around the world for the Winter Olympics, stateside, this group of engineering students take sledding to a new level.
February 9, 2018
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Iris PV and NREL Work to Modernize Rooftop Solar Production with Tandem Solar Panels
Iris Photovoltaics, Inc. is working to modernize how silicon solar panels are manufactured and increase efficiency to a range of 25-30%.
February 8, 2018
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