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DOE Launches Wave Energy Water Desalination Prize Competition
Prize competition seeks to accelerate the development of wave energy powered desalination systems and launch novel technologies.
June 13, 2019
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Energy Department Announces $2 Million to Advance Collaborative Geothermal Research through New International Partnership
DOE announces $2 million in funding to advance collaborative geothermal research and development with more than a dozen European countries.
June 3, 2019
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DOE Releases New Study Highlighting the Untapped Potential of Geothermal Energy in the United States
Report summarizes findings showing that geothermal electricity generation could increase more than 26-fold from today.
May 30, 2019
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U.S., Canada, Japan, Netherlands, and European Commission Launch New Hydrogen Initiative Under The Clean Energy Ministerial
Hydrogen initiative will drive international collaboration on policies, programs and projects to accelerate the commercial deployment of hydrogen.
May 29, 2019
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The Ohio State Takes Honors in The EcoCAR Mobility Challenge
The Ohio State University has been named The EcoCAR Mobility Challenge Year One champion.
May 23, 2019
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EERE Helps American Small Businesses with $21.6 Million for Phase I Innovation Projects
American small businesses got nearly a $22 million boost from EERE with Phase 1 Release II selections
May 20, 2019
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Energy Department Selects Five Winning Teams for Solar in Your Community Challenge Prizes
DOE announces winners of Solar In Your Community Challenge, a competition aiming to advance affordable solar solutions in underserved communities.
May 16, 2019
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Energy Department Celebrates Energy Savings and Accomplishments of Better Buildings Initiative Partners
DOE announced the progress made by 900+ organizations leading the U.S. in energy efficiency through participation in the Better Buildings Initiative.
May 16, 2019
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DOE National Labs Partner with ExxonMobil for $100 Million in Joint Research
Ten-year agreement between National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Energy Technology Laboratory, and ExxonMobil will bring lower-emissions tech
May 8, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $89 Million for Innovative Manufacturing Technologies
Funding Opportunity Announcement tackles key Departmental priorities such as domestic manufacturing for energy storage.
May 7, 2019
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Blog

Benefits of EERE Small Business Innovation Grants Confirmed in New Study
May 3, 2019
DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy recently published a new study on the innovation and economic benefits of DOE’s SBIR grants.
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Advanced Wind Turbine Drivetrain Trends and Opportunities
May 2, 2019
High-Efficiency Lightweight Generators Needed for Supersized Turbines on Land and Offshore
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And the Winners of the 2019 Geothermal Student Competition Are…
April 30, 2019
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) is excited to announce the winners of the 2019 Geothermal Student Competition!
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Clean Cities Coalitions Celebrate 25 Years of Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technology Vehicles
April 26, 2019
For 25 years, the public and private sectors have been coming together under the Clean Cities umbrella, to promote clean-burning, domestic...
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World Water Day: Recognizing the Importance of Clean and Affordable Water
March 22, 2019
In celebration of World Water Day, EERE would like to help recognize the importance of safe, secure, and affordable water.
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Iowa Creates a Biomass Conversion Action Plan for State's Bioeconomy
March 21, 2019
Implementing a state energy plan can help ensure that a state is doing everything economically feasible to manage energy consumption and reduce energy
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EERE Success Story—Making Precast Concrete Façades with 3D-Printed Molds
March 13, 2019
With BTO and AMO funding, ORNL developed the technology to manufacture the precast concrete panels that make up the façade of the Domino Sugar Site A
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EERE Success Story—Maryland Advances Energy Efficiency in State Building Portfolio
March 5, 2019
Maryland advances energy efficiency in state building portfolio.
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Activating American Solar Movers and Makers
February 27, 2019
The solar industry is on the move—expanding into new states and creating new business opportunities across the country.
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Batteries Are Powering American Innovation, Manufacturing and Our Economy
February 19, 2019
The Administration believes a strong American manufacturing sector is critical to maintaining global competitiveness and national security
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Success Stories Map
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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