Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy


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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Secretary Perry Recognizes Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge Goal Achievers and Announces Better Buildings Waste Reduction Pilot
Secretary Perry Recognizes Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge Goal Achievers and Announces Better Buildings Waste Reduction Pilot
July 10, 2019
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DOE Selects Advanced Wind Turbine Generator Projects
Awards of $8 million will help researchers develop lightweight, efficient turbine drivetrain systems for tall wind and offshore applications.
July 3, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces 2019 Technology Commercialization Fund Projects
Projects will strengthen partnerships between National Laboratories and private sector companies to deploy promising technologies to the marketplace.
June 25, 2019
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Joint Statement of Future Cooperation on Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
Japan, the European Commission, and the United States affirmed their shared desire to strengthen cooperation on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.
June 18, 2019
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DOE Launches Wave Energy Water Desalination Prize Competition
Prize competition seeks to accelerate the development of wave energy powered desalination systems and launch novel technologies.
June 13, 2019
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Energy Department Announces $2 Million to Advance Collaborative Geothermal Research through New International Partnership
DOE announces $2 million in funding to advance collaborative geothermal research and development with more than a dozen European countries.
June 3, 2019
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DOE Releases New Study Highlighting the Untapped Potential of Geothermal Energy in the United States
Report summarizes findings showing that geothermal electricity generation could increase more than 26-fold from today.
May 30, 2019
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U.S., Canada, Japan, Netherlands, and European Commission Launch New Hydrogen Initiative Under The Clean Energy Ministerial
Hydrogen initiative will drive international collaboration on policies, programs and projects to accelerate the commercial deployment of hydrogen.
May 29, 2019
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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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World Water Day: Recognizing the Importance of Clean and Affordable Water
March 22, 2019
In celebration of World Water Day, EERE would like to help recognize the importance of safe, secure, and affordable water.
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Iowa Creates a Biomass Conversion Action Plan for State's Bioeconomy
March 21, 2019
Implementing a state energy plan can help ensure that a state is doing everything economically feasible to manage energy consumption and reduce energy
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EERE Success Story—Making Precast Concrete Façades with 3D-Printed Molds
March 13, 2019
With BTO and AMO funding, ORNL developed the technology to manufacture the precast concrete panels that make up the façade of the Domino Sugar Site A
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EERE Success Story—Maryland Advances Energy Efficiency in State Building Portfolio
March 5, 2019
Maryland advances energy efficiency in state building portfolio.
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Activating American Solar Movers and Makers
February 27, 2019
The solar industry is on the move—expanding into new states and creating new business opportunities across the country.
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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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