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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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Department of Energy Seeks Feedback on Regulatory Barriers to Hydrogen Infrastructure
Goal is to identify priority research and development areas to reduce the regulatory barriers affecting the implementation of hydrogen technologies.
June 13, 2018
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Energy Department Selects Six Awardees for $6.7 Million in Marine Energy Funding
Funding to support the development of innovative technologies capable of generating reliable and cost-effective electricity from U.S. water resources.
June 8, 2018
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Department of Energy Launches $3 Million Prize Competition to Boost Domestic Solar Manufacturing
Entrepreneurial individuals and teams will compete through a series of three successive prize contests designed to develop American-made products.
June 7, 2018
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Energy Department Recognizes American Guitar Manufacturer for Achieving Energy Productivity Goals
DOE recognized the energy productivity achievements of C.F. Martin & Co. ®, a guitar manufacturer and a partner in DOE’s Better Plants Challenge.
June 4, 2018
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Energy Department's Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute Selects Proposals from First Project Call
DOE's Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute announced $10 million to advance U.S. manufacturing competitiveness and innovation.
May 31, 2018
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Energy Department Announces up to $3.5M for Nuclear-Compatible Hydrogen Production
$3.5 million now available for hydrogen production research and development that is compatible with nuclear energy sources.
May 24, 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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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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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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