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Department of Energy Announces New Senior Leaders
These new leaders will direct policy at DOE, coordinate across the Administration, and enact President Joe Biden’s vision.
January 21, 2021
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DOE Selects Advanced Wind Turbine Generator Projects
Awards will help researchers develop lightweight, efficient turbine drivetrain systems for tall wind and offshore applications.
January 20, 2021
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Department of Energy Partners with Youngstown State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Support Battery Manufacturing Workforce
The $1 million project will assist in the development of an Energy Storage Workforce Innovation Center, a training center based in the Midwest.
January 20, 2021
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Department of Energy Selects Seven State and Local Governments to Establish “Proving Grounds” for Advanced Building Technologies
DOE selects two state energy offices, four local governments, and a State Judicial Council to install and evaluate promising building technologies.
January 20, 2021
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Department of Energy Selects 15 Projects to Advance Critical Material Innovations
DOE announces more than $50 million in funding for 15 projects focused on field validation and demonstration.
January 20, 2021
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Energy Department and Federal Partners Announce up to $14.5 Million for Offshore Wind Environmental Research
Environmental research supports increasing understanding of offshore wind and evaluating impacts on wildlife in U.S. Atlantic waters.
January 15, 2021
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Department of Energy Announces Winners of the Fall 2020 Geothermal Design Challenge
Energy Department announces winners of the Fall 2020 Geothermal Design Challenge to foster understanding of geothermal energy.
January 14, 2021
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Battery Recycling Prize Phase III Rules Released
Battery Recycling Prize Phase III Rules governing Phase III, the final phase in the Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize.
January 13, 2021
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Energy Department Announces Approximately $123.6 Million in Funding for 46 Projects to Bolster Domestic Manufacturing through Innovation
DOE announces approximately $123.6 million in funding, as well as $44.7 million of cost share, for 46 projects in 23 states
January 13, 2021
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Department of Energy Announces the 2020 Federal Energy and Water Management and Director’s Award Winners
DOE congratulates the 27 winners of the 2020 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards
January 12, 2021
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Blog

Wyoming State Energy Grant Program
January 20, 2021
With SEP support, Wyoming is encouraging energy efficiency through its grant program.
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Preparing Frontline Professionals for an Evolving Energy Future
December 22, 2020
Understanding new energy technologies is a must for tomorrow’s workforce.
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Six Non-Power Benefits of Hydropower
December 10, 2020
Hydropower offers surrounding communities several non-power benefits including food security, flood protection, water quality, jobs and recreation.
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Accelerating Innovation through American-Made Challenges
December 4, 2020
A blog by Daniel R Simmons Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
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The 2020 State of the Science Report: Monitoring and Research Thus Far Show Little or No Impact to Animals or Environment from Marine Energy
November 9, 2020
Energy Department shares results of the 2020 State of the Science report measuring impact marine renewable devices have on the marine environment.
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Solar Decathlon Build Challenge – Return to Construction
November 2, 2020
Collegiate teams competing in the Solar Decathlon Build Challenge are returning to their projects despite the pandemic to build their solar houses.
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Armstrong Flooring Recognized for Leadership in Industrial Energy Efficiency
October 30, 2020
Blog authored by Assistant Secretary Daniel R Simmons
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Investing in the Energy Efficiency and Weatherization Workforce
October 30, 2020
Blog authored by Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Daniel R Simmons.
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How Florida’s Premier University Strives to Improve our Energy Futures
October 29, 2020
Blog authored Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Alex Fitzsimmons.
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DOE Launches New Pilot Program to Validate Emerging Industrial Technologies
October 29, 2020
Blog authored by Alex Fitzsimmons, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency.
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