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Energy Department Announces Opening of Battery Recycling Center at Argonne National Lab
New battery recycling center will speed battery recycling and reduce U.S. dependence on foreign sources of critical materials.
February 15, 2019
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Daniel Simmons Ceremonially Sworn In as DOE Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Simmons leads EERE to promote affordable and reliable energy to enhance America’s economic growth and energy security.
February 6, 2019
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DOE Announces Notice of Intent to Issue a Funding Opportunity Establishing a Cybersecurity Institute for Energy Efficient Manufacturing
Institute aims to develop technologies that will advance U.S. manufacturing competitiveness, energy efficiency, and innovation.
February 6, 2019
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Energy Department Announces $42M in Project Selections for Innovative Buildings Research
The U.S. Department of Energy announced up to $42 million in project selections to support early-stage research of innovative building technologies.
January 29, 2019
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DOE Announces $40 Million for Grid Modernization Initiative
Funding will go toward innovations and technologies designed to increase the resilience, reliability and security of an integrated grid.
January 24, 2019
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Energy Department Announces Battery Recycling Prize and Battery Recycling R&D Center
Efforts aim to reclaim and recycle critical materials from lithium-based battery technology used in consumer electronics, defense, and more.
January 17, 2019
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Energy Department Announces Battery Recycling Prize and Battery Recycling R&D Center
Launch of a Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize and the establishment of an associated Battery Recycling R&D Center
January 17, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $25 Million for Next-Generation Marine Energy Research Projects
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected $25 million in research projects for next-generation marine energy devices.
January 8, 2019
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The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Announces $20 Million Available for Small Business Innovation Research and Technolog...
EERE expects to fund more than 100 new projects, totaling approximately $20 million
December 18, 2018
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Department of Energy Issues Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Funding Opportunity Announcement
Approximately $37 million in new research and development grants available for small businesses.
December 18, 2018
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EERE Success Story—Material Mash-Up Could Increase Efficiency of Concentrating Solar-Thermal Power Plants
February 6, 2019
A new metal composite for heat exchangers could improve energy conversion and cut costs in CSP plants.
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EERE Success Story—DOE and Alaska Housing Finance Center Team Up to Help Rural Alaskan Communities Identify Energy Savings
January 28, 2019
DOE and Alaska Housing Finance Center team up to help rural Alaskan communities identify energy savings.
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EERE Success Story—DOE Small Business Innovation Research Award Winner Installs Electrochemical Humidity Control Devices at Two U.S. Museums
January 25, 2019
Xergy Inc., a small company from Delaware, utilized SBIR funding under the authorization of DOE's BTO, to develop a novel microclimate control system.
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EERE Success Story—Minnesota Offers Residents a Tip Sheet for Hiring Solar Installers
January 16, 2019
Part three of Minnesota's energy efforts to support its public entities and residents.
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EERE Success Story—Small Wonder: New Converter and Wiring Setup Can Improve Photovoltaic Module Performance
January 2, 2019
eIQ Energy’s power electronics device enables modules to work independently while increasing power output.
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EERE Success Story—Part 2 – The Proof is in the Savings
January 2, 2019
Part two of Minnesota’s energy efforts to support its public entities and residents.
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Geothermal Student Competition Will Take Data Analytics to New Depths
December 18, 2018
Are you a student? Are you looking for opportunities to gain experience and build your resume? Then the Geothermal Student Competition is for you!
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EERE Success Story—First Composite Screw-Turbine Tested at Full-Scale in the United States
December 17, 2018
Percheron Power of Kennewick, Washington, recently concluded an initial round of prototype testing for their Composite Archimedes Hydrodynamic Screw.
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EERE Success Story—Part 1 – Paving the Way for Energy Efficiency in Minnesota
December 14, 2018
Minnesota sought to reduce both energy waste and costs by creating the Guaranteed Energy Savings Program.
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EERE Success Story—University of Oklahoma Scientists Crack the Case Wide Open for Enhanced Geothermal Systems
December 7, 2018
Researchers at the University of Oklahoma conducted a rock fracturing experiment that showcased the potential for enhanced geothermal systems.
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Video--Major Companies Swap Energy Managers to Find Big Savings

Industrial giants L'Oreal and General Motors swapped feedback on how to save energy on the production line. Hear some key energy-saving takeaways that could apply to other industrial facilities.

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SWAP 4 | Ep. 1| At L'Oréal USA
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This map features the positive impact of our work with businesses, industry partners, universities, research labs, and other entities to increase the use and effectiveness of affordable renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. 
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