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Energy Department Announces Battery Recycling Prize and Battery Recycling R&D Center
Efforts aim to reclaim and recycle critical materials from lithium-based battery technology used in consumer electronics, defense, and more.
January 17, 2019
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Energy Department Announces Battery Recycling Prize and Battery Recycling R&D Center
Launch of a Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize and the establishment of an associated Battery Recycling R&D Center
January 17, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $25 Million for Next-Generation Marine Energy Research Projects
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected $25 million in research projects for next-generation marine energy devices.
January 8, 2019
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The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Announces $20 Million Available for Small Business Innovation Research and Technolog...
EERE expects to fund more than 100 new projects, totaling approximately $20 million
December 18, 2018
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Department of Energy Issues Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Funding Opportunity Announcement
Approximately $37 million in new research and development grants available for small businesses.
December 18, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $100 Million Energy-Water Desalination Hub to Provide Secure and Affordable Water
Hub will focus on early-stage research and development to address water security issues in the United States.
December 13, 2018
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Energy Department Broadens Manufacturing Innovator Challenge, Launches Two New Prizes
The Energy Department announces the launch of two new prizes as part of the Manufacturing Innovator Challenge.
December 4, 2018
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Pumped Storage Projects Selected for Techno-Economic Studies
Two projects selected by the Energy Department will receive technical assistance to evaluate the long-term value of pumped-storage hydropower
December 3, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces 32 R&D 100 Award Winners
DOE’s national laboratories have received more than 800 R&D 100 awards since the annual competition began in 1962.
November 19, 2018
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Energy Department Recognizes Bullitt County Public Schools in Kentucky for Progress towards Energy Goals
DOE recognized Better Buildings Challenge partner, Bullitt County Public Schools, for reducing overall energy consumption by 18% from a 2013 baseline.
November 13, 2018
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EERE Success Story—Minnesota Offers Residents a Tip Sheet for Hiring Solar Installers
January 16, 2019
Part three of Minnesota's energy efforts to support its public entities and residents.
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EERE Success Story—Small Wonder: New Converter and Wiring Setup Can Improve Photovoltaic Module Performance
January 2, 2019
eIQ Energy’s power electronics device enables modules to work independently while increasing power output.
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EERE Success Story—Part 2 – The Proof is in the Savings
January 2, 2019
Part two of Minnesota’s energy efforts to support its public entities and residents.
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Geothermal Student Competition Will Take Data Analytics to New Depths
December 18, 2018
Are you a student? Are you looking for opportunities to gain experience and build your resume? Then the Geothermal Student Competition is for you!
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EERE Success Story—First Composite Screw-Turbine Tested at Full-Scale in the United States
December 17, 2018
Percheron Power of Kennewick, Washington, recently concluded an initial round of prototype testing for their Composite Archimedes Hydrodynamic Screw.
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EERE Success Story—Part 1 – Paving the Way for Energy Efficiency in Minnesota
December 14, 2018
Minnesota sought to reduce both energy waste and costs by creating the Guaranteed Energy Savings Program.
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EERE Success Story—University of Oklahoma Scientists Crack the Case Wide Open for Enhanced Geothermal Systems
December 7, 2018
Researchers at the University of Oklahoma conducted a rock fracturing experiment that showcased the potential for enhanced geothermal systems.
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EERE Success Story—Inspector Gadget: New Device Can Spot Defects in Photovoltaic Modules
December 3, 2018
Startup Tau Science’s scanner shows signs of module damage and keeps repair crews safe.
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Top 5 Reasons to Apply for an SBIR Grant
December 3, 2018
A list of key ways an EERE SBIR/STTR Phase I grant can help propel your small business.
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Could hydrogen help save nuclear?
November 26, 2018
One opportunity is to utilize nuclear’s thermal heat and electricity to produce hydrogen.
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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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SWAP 4 | Ep. 1| At L'Oréal USA
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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