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Department of Energy Announces $130 Million for Early-Stage Solar Research Project
Projects will help to achieve affordable and reliable energy to enhance America’s economic growth and energy security.
March 26, 2019
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DOE Announces $70 Million for Cybersecurity Institute for Energy Efficient Manufacturing
Institute will focus on early-stage research for advancing cybersecurity in energy efficient manufacturing.
March 26, 2019
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Department of Energy Selects $36 Million to Advance Solar Energy Integration
Projects will help advance solar energy’s role in strengthening the resilience of the Nation’s electricity grid.
March 25, 2019
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Department of Energy Launches Round Two of $3 Million Solar Manufacturing Prize
Energy Department launches second round of the American-Made Solar Prize, a $3 million competition designed to revitalize U.S. solar manufacturing.
March 22, 2019
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Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Marine Energy Research and Testing Program
DOE's TEAMER Program will bring together capabilities from universities and the national laboratory system to advance marine energy technologies.
March 22, 2019
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Energy Department Awards $6 Million in Wind Energy Research Projects
Energy Department selects nine projects to reduce environmental compliance costs and environmental impacts of land-based and offshore wind energy.
March 13, 2019
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Energy Department Selects Four Projects for High Performance Computing for Manufacturing in Steel and Aluminum Production
DOE announced $1.2 million to support U.S. steel and aluminum manufacturers in improving energy efficiency and accelerating manufacturing innovation.
March 11, 2019
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DOE Announces $100 Million in Small Business Innovation and Technology Funding
Eligible small businesses that have previously received Phase I grants will be able to complete for Phase II grants with a duration of up to 2 years.
March 6, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $31 Million in Funding To Advance H2@Scale
The focus of H2@Scale is to enable affordable and reliable large-scale hydrogen generation, transport, storage, and utilization in the United States.
March 4, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $50 Million for Commercial Truck, Off-road Vehicle, and Gaseous Fuels Research
Funding opportunity addresses priorities in gaseous fuels research, including natural gas, biopower, and hydrogen; and more.
March 1, 2019
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Blog

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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EERE Success Story—How Much Can Wind Plant Operators Save? WISDEM Counts the Ways
February 19, 2019
This small-scale field research project paves the way for a more comprehensive wind plant field validation effort.
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EERE Success Story—Rhode Island’s Clean Energy Industry Grows by 72% since 2014
February 19, 2019
The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources is Rhode Island’s leading state agency on energy policy and programs.
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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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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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