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Department of Energy Releases Annual Wind Market Reports, Finding Robust Wind Power Installations and Falling Prices
Utility-scale land-based wind sector had another strong year with 7,588 megawatts installed in 2018, accompanied by record low costs and prices.
August 23, 2019
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DOE Announces $59 Million and 43 projects to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
Projects address priorities in advanced batteries and electric drive systems, co-optimized engine and fuel technologies, and more.
August 16, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $40 Million in Funding for 29 Projects to Advance H2@Scale
Projects will advance hydrogen storage and infrastructure technologies and identify innovative concepts for hydrogen production and utilization.
August 15, 2019
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Department of Energy Names Final Winners in Onshore Manufacturing Prize Competition
U.S. Department of Energy announced two winners for the final prize of the American Inventions Made Onshore Prize Competition.
July 29, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $50 Million for Commercial Truck, Off-road Vehicle, and Gaseous Fuels Research
Projects will focus on innovative research of technologies for trucks, off-road vehicles, and the fuels that power them.
July 29, 2019
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Secretary Perry Congratulates Recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Established in 1996, the PECASE acknowledges the contributions scientists and engineers have made to the advancement of science.
July 25, 2019
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Energy Department Recognizes Gundersen Health for Energy Efficiency Leadership
DOE recognized Better Buildings Alliance partner Gundersen Health System for impressive portfolio-wide energy efficiency advancements.
July 23, 2019
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EERE Helps American Small Businesses with $43.6 Million for Phase II Innovation Projects
American small businesses received a near-$44 million boost from the Energy Department's EERE Small Business Innovation Research program.
July 22, 2019
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Energy Department Recognizes University of Virginia for Progress towards Energy Goals
DOE recognized Better Buildings Challenge partner University of Virginia UVA for impressive energy efficiency advances made on its campus.
July 16, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $121 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants
More than 100 grants will support scientific innovation.
July 15, 2019
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Blog

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Offshore Wind Energy
August 12, 2019
Learn more about efforts to develop America's vast offshore wind resources.
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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Distributed Wind Power
August 12, 2019
Learn about key facts related to wind turbines used in distributed applications.
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How Much Power is 1 Gigawatt?
August 12, 2019
A date most movie buffs know by heart, October 21, 2015, is the day Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel in “Back to the Future Part II.”
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Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Wind Power
August 12, 2019
Get the details on a few of the lesser known wind energy facts.
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From Metals to Molecules: Small-Business Innovation Boosts Technology
August 6, 2019
EERE's AMO and SBIR have worked together in the recent past to turn technological innovations into commercialized products.
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Advanced Wind Turbine Drivetrain Trends and Opportunities
July 3, 2019
High-Efficiency Lightweight Generators Needed for Supersized Turbines on Land and Offshore
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Co-Optima Identifies Innovation Needed to Continue Momentum in Fuel Economy Gains
June 24, 2019
We now know what innovation is needed to make real fuel economy gains.
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Benefits of EERE Small Business Innovation Grants Confirmed in New Study
May 3, 2019
DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy recently published a new study on the innovation and economic benefits of DOE’s SBIR grants.
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And the Winners of the 2019 Geothermal Student Competition Are…
April 30, 2019
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) is excited to announce the winners of the 2019 Geothermal Student Competition!
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Clean Cities Coalitions Celebrate 25 Years of Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technology Vehicles
April 26, 2019
For 25 years, the public and private sectors have been coming together under the Clean Cities umbrella, to promote clean-burning, domestic...
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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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