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News

Energy Storage Grand Challenge Announces Initial Series of Public Workshops
The Energy Storage Grand Challenge aims to accelerate the development, commercialization, and use of next-generation energy storage technologies.
February 21, 2020
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New Notice of Intent for a Funding Opportunity to Improve Energy Efficiency and Demand Flexibility of Buildings
EERE announced its intent to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement entitled, Connected Communities.
February 13, 2020
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Energy Department Renews Commitment to Collaboration on Hydropower Research and Development with Norway
Energy Department and Norway’s Royal Ministry of Petroleum and Energy renew commitment to collaborate closely on hydropower research and development.
February 12, 2020
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DOE Announces 20 New Competitors for the American-Made Solar Prize
DOE announces 20 competitors will advance to next phase of American-Made Solar Prize, a competition designed to strengthen U.S. solar manufacturing.
February 11, 2020
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Department of Energy Invests $74 Million in Building and Construction Technologies and Innovations
DOE announced $74 million for 63 selected projects to research, develop, and test energy-efficient and flexible building technologies.
February 10, 2020
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Department of Energy Awards $187 Million to Strengthen U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness
DOE announced approximately $187 million in funding, including $48 million of cost share, for 55 projects in 25 states.
February 10, 2020
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Energy Department Announces $25 Million for Enhanced Geothermal Systems Research
Today, the Energy Department announced up to $25 million to promote the advancement of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) technologies and techniques.
February 4, 2020
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Energy Department Announces $18.8 Million for Hydrothermal and Low Temperature Geothermal Research
Energy Department Announces Funding to Advance Hydrothermal and Low Temperature Geothermal Research
February 4, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces Water Security Prize to Stimulate Resource Recovery among Small and Medium-sized Facilities
The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced a $1 million Water Resource Recovery Prize.
January 29, 2020
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Department of Energy Announces New American-Made Challenge Prize
DOE today announced $3.25 million for the American-Made Geothermal Manufacturing Prize.
January 29, 2020
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Blog

Prizes Powered by the Ocean
February 19, 2020
Last fall I participated in the White House Summit on Ocean Science and Technology, where leaders discussed advancing ocean energy technologies.
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Black History Month 2020 Celebrating Leadership Diversity
February 18, 2020
For Black History Month 2020, EERE is focusing on diversity in senior leaders by honoring African Americans across our technical offices and labs.
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5 Key Takeaways from the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy FY2021 Budget Request
February 14, 2020
DOE recently released its Fiscal Year 2021 Congressional Budget request of $35.4 billion.
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Addressing Wind Energy Innovation Challenges
December 19, 2019
Addressing Wind Energy Innovation Challenges
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American-Made Network: Launching Innovations
December 9, 2019
One of the ways the Energy Department is driving innovation in the solar technologies is through prizes such as the American-Made Challenges.
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2019 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards
November 18, 2019
2019 Federal Energy and Water Management Award winners will help federal agencies achieve their missions.
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Manufacturing Water: The Next Big Challenge
October 31, 2019
EERE has launched a number of efforts to increase access to clean and affordable wate.r
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How Do You Measure Mobility?
October 23, 2019
New modes of transportation are being created all the time. This blog explores some technologies advantages and challenges.
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Leveraging Biofuels for a Cleaner Mobility Future
October 10, 2019
Leveraging Biofuels for a Cleaner Mobility Future
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EERE at the Forefront of the Next Generation in Transportation
October 9, 2019
EERE at the Forefront of the Next Generation in Transportation
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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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