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DOE’S NREL Acquires Powerful New High-Performance Computing System
Eagle will be 3.5 times more powerful than current system dedicated to energy research.
August 14, 2018
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Secretary Perry Announces $38 Million in New Projects to Support Innovative Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
Selections for this investment focus on key early-stage technical challenges.
August 14, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces Request for Information on Offshore Wind Energy R&D Facilities
RFI will allow industry and the public to provide knowledge and recommendations to DOE for the development of offshore wind facilities.
August 3, 2018
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Energy Department Releases Request for Information on Multi-Sector Uses of Hydrogen
Hydrogen request for information released today in support of the H2@Scale Initiative
August 1, 2018
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Energy Department Announces $3.6 Million in Machine Learning for Geothermal Energy
Funding will focus on early-stage R&D applications in machine learning.
July 19, 2018
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ETC Solar Wins DOE’s 2018 National Cleantech University Prize Competition
Winning technology is a novel solar cell architecture that increases solar panel efficiency by 5%, which will subsequently lower manufacturing costs.
July 2, 2018
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Energy Department Announces up to $4.45 million for Geothermal Zonal Isolation Technologies
Funding will support early-stage development of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) tools and technologies.
June 25, 2018
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Energy Department to Collaborate with New Zealand on Geothermal Energy Advancement
The goal is to establish a framework for cooperation in the development of advanced, cost-effective geothermal energy technologies.
June 22, 2018
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Energy Department Recognizes Data Center for Achieving Energy Goals
Better Buildings Challenge Partner, Sabey Data Centers, improved its every performance 24 percent in 10 years.
June 21, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $21 Million to Advance Solar Desalination Technologies
Projects aim to reduce cost of solar-thermal desalination and helping the technology to reach new markets, areas not connected to the electric grid.
June 19, 2018
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EERE Success Story—Small Business Voucher Awardee Develops Approach for Evaluating Hydropower Potential from Conduits
Selected by the WPTO for the SBV Program, Telluride Energy, partnered with ORNL to develop approach for evaluating hydropower potential from conduits.
August 13, 2018
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How Much Power is 1 Gigawatt?
It’s a date most movie buffs know by heart: October 21, 2015 – the day Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to the future in Stephen Spielberg’s ...
August 9, 2018
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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Offshore Wind Energy
Learn more about efforts to develop America's vast offshore wind resources.
August 7, 2018
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New Resource Shows Challenges and Advances in Renewable Energy Integration
Have you ever driven by a still wind turbine on a sunny day and wondered, “What happens if it’s not windy? How does that generate electricity?”
July 12, 2018
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EERE Success Story—From Breakfast to Biocrude: Study Identifies Production Potential across Nation
Researchers look at wastewater sludge; animal manure; food waste; and fats, oil and grease as sources for the production of biofuel
June 20, 2018
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Cleantech University Prize 2018 Wrap Up
Here's a summary as we’ve traveled to attend the eight regional Cleantech University Prize competitions.
June 20, 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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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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