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DOE Selects Grand Prize Winners of the Fish Protection Prize and Announces Deadlines for Two Additional Hydropower Prizes
Projects aim to protect fish from unsafe water infrastructure, including water diversions and pipes, and intakes at hydropower dams.
September 25, 2020
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Department of Energy Announces $80 Million for Innovative Building Technologies and Practices
DOE announced the Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) 2020 Funding Opportunity Announcement.
September 25, 2020
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Solar Energy Technologies Office Announces New Job Openings
The Solar Energy Technologies Office is hiring a program manager for the strategic analysis and institutional support team.
September 23, 2020
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Energy Department Announces Multi-Agency Award for Industry Project to Develop Disaster Relief Vehicle
DOE announces collaboration with Department of Defense on H2Rescue hydrogen off-road vehicle project.
September 15, 2020
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Energy Department and Other Federal Agencies Launch the Federal Consortium for Advanced Batteries
New federal consortium for advanced batteries launched.
September 10, 2020
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Energy Department Announces Funding to Advance Water Security
DOE with NAWI announced a Request for Proposals for innovations in intensified brine-management solutions for high-salinity streams.
August 28, 2020
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Energy Department Announces Grand Prize Winners of American-Made Solar Prize Round 2
The Department of Energy announces the grand prize winners of the American-Made Solar Prize in its second round of the competition.
August 28, 2020
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Federal Agencies Sign New Hydropower MOU
DOE joins other federal agencies on National Hydropower Day at Hoover Dam to sign new MOU aimed at increasing hydropower generation and flexibility
August 24, 2020
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Department of Energy Issues Request for Information for Materials that Withstand Harsh Environments
The U.S. Department of Energy issues the Materials for Harsh Service Conditions Request for Information
August 19, 2020
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Energy Department Institute Selects Five Projects to Spur New Smart-Manufacturing Technology Innovations
DOE’s Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute announced selections totaling up to $1 million for five projects.
August 18, 2020
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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Hydrogen and Fuel Cells?
September 25, 2020
Hydrogen and fuel cell technologies power cars, buildings and more. But how much do you know about them? Test your knowledge with this quiz!
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USGS and EERE: Collaborating to Strengthen America’s Energy and Resource Independence
September 16, 2020
EERE and USGS are improving energy integration, affordability, and diversity, and providing Americans with reliable energy and mineral resources.
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5 Everyday Products Made from Biomass: A Few May Surprise You
September 3, 2020
You likely use products made from biomass—organic plant, algae, and waste material—every day.
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Get Inspired This #STEMtember!
September 1, 2020
Help celebrate STEM this September with EERE.
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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Distributed Wind Power
August 14, 2020
Learn about key facts related to wind turbines used in distributed applications.
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Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Wind Power
August 14, 2020
Brush up on your knowledge of wind! Get the details on a few of the lesser-known wind energy facts.
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Celebrating American Wind Week: WETO Shows Wind Is the Answer
August 10, 2020
As we celebrate American Wind Week, let’s look at some of WETO’s most exciting wind energy research this year.
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EERE Critical Minerals Supply Chains Efforts
August 6, 2020
Read about EERE's critical minerals supply chains efforts.
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How a Wind Turbine Works
July 21, 2020
Learn the basics of how wind turbines operate to produce power from a renewable resource—the wind.
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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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