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Energy Department Announces the Grand Prize Winners of the FAST Prize Competition
Finalists of the FAST Prize competition demonstrate innovative ways to accelerate commissioning times and reduce cost for pumped-storage hydropower.
October 8, 2019
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United States to Host 2020 SolarPACES Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico, Chosen for International Concentrating Solar Power Conference.
October 4, 2019
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One Month Remaining to Apply for the Solar Decathlon 2020 Design Challenge!
One Month Remaining to Apply for the Solar Decathlon 2020 Design Challenge.
October 3, 2019
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Energy Department Highlights High-Performance Computing for Energy Innovation Webinar in Celebration of National Manufacturing Day
Energy Department Highlights High-Performance Computing for Energy Innovation Webinar in Celebration of National Manufacturing Day
September 30, 2019
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Energy Department Congratulates 'Plug-and-Play DER Challenge' Finalists
DOE-sponsored program challenged industry to develop innovative solutions to achieving broader interoperability between DERs and U.S. power grid.
September 26, 2019
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Energy Department Announces Phase 1 Winners of Battery Recycling Prize
Energy Department Announces Phase 1 Winners of Battery Recycling Prize
September 25, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces Winners of Solar Prize and Two New Innovative Solar Initiatives
Competition is designed to revitalize U.S. solar manufacturing.
September 25, 2019
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Energy Department's Better Plants Partners have Saved $6.7 Billion
DOE announced that Better Buildings, Better Plants partners have cumulatively saved $6.7 billion in energy costs.
September 25, 2019
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Department of Energy Selects National Alliance for Water Innovation to Lead Energy-Water Desalination Hub
Hub will focus on early-stage research and development (R&D) for energy-efficient and cost-competitive desalination technologies.
September 23, 2019
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Blog

Leveraging Biofuels for a Cleaner Mobility Future
October 10, 2019
Leveraging Biofuels for a Cleaner Mobility Future
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EERE at the Forefront of the Next Generation in Transportation
October 9, 2019
EERE at the Forefront of the Next Generation in Transportation
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10 Things You Might Not Know About Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
October 8, 2019
10 Things You Might Not Know About Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
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Sustainable Transportation Drives Smart Energy Choices
October 7, 2019
Sustainable Transportation Drives Smart Energy Choices
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Celebrating American Manufacturing
October 7, 2019
American manufacturing is the leading edge of innovation and an integral part of our economy.
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Advancing U.S. Battery Manufacturing and a Domestic Critical Minerals Supply Chains
October 4, 2019
Advancing U.S. Battery Manufacturing and a Domestic Critical Minerals Supply Chains
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New Lab Investment Incubator Program Helps Jumpstart Manufacturing Innovation
October 2, 2019
New Lab Investment Incubator Program Helps Jumpstart Manufacturing Innovation
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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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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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