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Energy Department Announces $3.6 Million in Machine Learning for Geothermal Energy
Funding will focus on early-stage R&D applications in machine learning.
July 19, 2018
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ETC Solar Wins DOE’s 2018 National Cleantech University Prize Competition
Winning technology is a novel solar cell architecture that increases solar panel efficiency by 5%, which will subsequently lower manufacturing costs.
July 2, 2018
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Energy Department Announces up to $4.45 million for Geothermal Zonal Isolation Technologies
Funding will support early-stage development of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) tools and technologies.
June 25, 2018
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Energy Department to Collaborate with New Zealand on Geothermal Energy Advancement
The goal is to establish a framework for cooperation in the development of advanced, cost-effective geothermal energy technologies.
June 22, 2018
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Energy Department Recognizes Data Center for Achieving Energy Goals
Better Buildings Challenge Partner, Sabey Data Centers, improved its every performance 24 percent in 10 years.
June 21, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $21 Million to Advance Solar Desalination Technologies
Projects aim to reduce cost of solar-thermal desalination and helping the technology to reach new markets, areas not connected to the electric grid.
June 19, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $40 Million for Bio-Based Research
Projects to advance research in the development of microbes as practical platforms for the production of biofuels and from renewable resources.
June 18, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $18.5 Million for Offshore Wind Research
NYSERDA selected to partner with DOE as administrator of offshore wind R&D consortium.
June 15, 2018
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Department of Energy Selects University of Utah Site for $140 Million Geothermal Research and Development
Utah’s proposed research site selected as a first-of-its-kind geothermal field laboratory.
June 14, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces Prize Competition Winners to Bolster Onshore Manufacturing
Organizations will deliver DOE's Build4Scale training to energy hardware innovators and help them forge partnerships with domestic manufacturers.
June 13, 2018
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New Resource Shows Challenges and Advances in Renewable Energy Integration
Have you ever driven by a still wind turbine on a sunny day and wondered, “What happens if it’s not windy? How does that generate electricity?”
July 12, 2018
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EERE Success Story—From Breakfast to Biocrude: Study Identifies Production Potential across Nation
Researchers look at wastewater sludge; animal manure; food waste; and fats, oil and grease as sources for the production of biofuel
June 20, 2018
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Cleantech University Prize 2018 Wrap Up
Here's a summary as we’ve traveled to attend the eight regional Cleantech University Prize competitions.
June 20, 2018
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EERE Success Story—Hawaii Creates a Tool to Better Identify Renewable Energy Siting Potential
Hawaii’s Renewable EnerGIS mapping tool provide renewable energy resource and site information for specific Hawaii locations.
June 5, 2018
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EERE Success Story—Idaho Leads by Example by Reducing Energy in Rural Communities
OEMR utilized Petroleum Violation Escrow funds under the authorization of the Energy Department’s State Energy Program.
June 5, 2018
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2015 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Winner Hyliion: Where Are They Now?
Three years after its National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition win, EERE is checking in with Hyliion to see how things are going.
June 1, 2018
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Industrial Assessment Centers Adapt to Aid Puerto Rico Recovery
One of DOE's Industrial Assessment Centers is assisting with Puerto Rico's recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria in September 2017.
May 21, 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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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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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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