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Department of Energy Announces $72 Million to Advance High-Temperature Concentrating Solar Power Systems
New systems would enable significant progress toward 2030 goals.
May 15, 2018
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The California State University Maritime Academy Blows Away Competition at 3rd Biennial Collegiate Wind Competition
More than 200 competitors integrated real-world engineering test scenarios to create the best wind turbine design.
May 11, 2018
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Energy Department Celebrates Energy Efficiency Progress of Better Buildings Initiative Partners
DOE announced progress made by 900+ organizations that are driving energy efficiency in the U.S. economy through the Better Buildings Initiative.
May 10, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $11.5 Million for Integrated Residential Building Systems Research
Today DOE announced up to $11.5 million to support early-stage research and validation of energy performance improvements in residential buildings.
May 10, 2018
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Department of Energy Selects $3 Million in Research Projects to Advance Biofuels, Bioenergy, and Biobased Products
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $3 million in funding for advanced biofuels, bioenergy, and biobased products.
May 9, 2018
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Energy Department’s Cyclotron Road Selects 13 New Innovators to Join Fourth Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program Cohort
Today DOE announced the fourth cohort of Cyclotron Road, a program to train innovative postdoctoral researchers to be entrepreneurs.
May 9, 2018
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Secretary Perry Announces Up to $78 Million for Bioenergy Research Funding Opportunities
Four funding opportunities support early-stage bioenergy research and development.
May 3, 2018
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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $68.5 Million for Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
The Energy Department announced $68.5 million for advanced vehicle technologies supporting affordable mobility, energy security, and economic growth.
May 1, 2018
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Undersecretary of Energy Menezes Announces $23 Million in New Funding to Advance Marine Energy Technologies
The Energy Department announced $23 million to support marine energy industry advancement in wave, tidal, ocean and river current technologies.
April 30, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $19 Million for Advanced Battery and Electrification Research to Enable Extreme Fast Charging
Selected research projects are focused on developing electric vehicle systems that can recharge rapidly at high power levels.
April 30, 2018
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Space Exploration, Powered by Combined Heat and Power
DOE partnered with NASA's Johnson Space Center to launch a new combined heat and power plant to generate 70% of the center's electricity.
May 17, 2018
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WasteLESS Tech’s Coating to Reduce Water Consumption Wins the Allegheny Region Cleantech University Prize Collegiate Competition
Penn State University’s WasteLESS Tech took home the top $50,000 prize at the 2018 Allegheny Cleantech University Prize collegiate competition.
May 16, 2018
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DOE Seeks Feedback on the Use of Challenges and Prize Competitions to Address Critical Water Issues
DOE is seeking feedback on how to tackle barriers that may prevent long-term access to low-cost water.
May 11, 2018
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5 Facts About the Collegiate Wind Competition
Collegiate Wind Competition helps undergraduates learn the real-world skills they need to grow America's energy economy.
May 3, 2018
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Ask A Scientist: Karma Sawyer, Building Technologies Office
Karma Sawyer is the Program Manager for Emerging Technologies.
April 18, 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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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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