Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

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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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Energy Department Invests $22M in Marine Energy Foundational R&D and Testing Infrastructure
DOE’s WPTO announced 10 project selections totaling up to $22 million to support marine energy research and development and testing infrastructure.
December 22, 2020
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Energy Department Awards $6 Million to Develop Training Programs for Professionals Working with New Energy Technologies
DOE awarded approximately $6 million to five organizations that will develop training programs for emergency responders, building managers and owners.
December 22, 2020
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Department of Energy Releases Energy Storage Grand Challenge Roadmap
Today, DOE released the Energy Storage Grand Challenge Roadmap, the Department’s first comprehensive energy storage strategy.
December 21, 2020
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DOE Announces Prize Winners To Leverage Advanced Manufacturing To Advance Hydropower
WPTO selected 11 winning teams for their concepts to leverage the rapid innovations enabled by advanced manufacturing.
December 18, 2020
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Battery Recycling Prize Announces Phase II Prize Winners
The U.S. Department of Energy's VTO and AMO announced the seven winners of the Battery Recycling Prize Phase II
December 17, 2020
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Blog

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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Energy’s Role in a Safe and Secure Water Supply for the Nation
October 26, 2020
Energy’s Role in a Safe and Secure Water Supply for the Nation
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