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Energy Department Selects Four Projects for Fish Passage Funding
DOE selects four projects aimed at developing and testing innovative upstream and downstream fish passage solutions
April 25, 2018
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Headlights vs. Highlights: Season Four of Better Buildings SWAP Showcases General Motors and L'Oréal USA
DOE today unveiled the fourth installment of the "Better Buildings Challenge SWAP," featuring General Motors and L'Oréal USA.
April 24, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $14.5 Million to Advance Geothermal Drilling Technologies
New projects to support accelerating the research and development of innovative geothermal energy technologies in America.
April 23, 2018
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Prairie View A&M University Team Grand Winner at Race to Zero Student Design Competition
DOE announced the winners of its fifth annual Race to Zero Student Design Competition.
April 23, 2018
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Energy Department Announces Nearly $12 Million in Small Business Research and Development for EERE
As part of last week's $99 million SBIR/STTR announcement, EERE will manage seven new projects across seven states, totaling $7 million in funding.
April 20, 2018
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U.S. Department of Energy and Geological Survey Release Online Public Dataset and Viewer of U.S. Wind Turbine Locations and Characteristics
The USGS and DOE released the United States Wind Turbine Database and Viewer to access this new public dataset.
April 19, 2018
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Energy Department Announces Second Cohort of Innovators in Midwest Entrepreneurship Program
DOE announced the second cohort of innovators to join Chain Reaction Innovations, the Midwest region's first entrepreneurial R&D program based at ANL.
April 18, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $20 Million in New Projects to Lower Cost of Power Electronics in Solar Energy Systems
Innovations are critical to address solar photovoltaic reliability challenges and driving down costs.
April 18, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $39 million for Innovative Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Research and Development
Funding will address key early-stage technical challenges for fuel cells and for hydrogen fuel production, delivery, and storage.
April 17, 2018
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $105 Million in New Funding to Advance Solar Technologies
Funding support America’s continued leadership in energy innovation through solar technology.
April 17, 2018
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Ask A Scientist: Karma Sawyer, Building Technologies Office
Karma Sawyer is the Program Manager for Emerging Technologies.
April 18, 2018
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Expanded Electric Vehicle Access in the American West
An infrastructure that can support 20,000 electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids is now coming to the West.
March 5, 2018
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A Pathway to Zero Energy Schools
Zero energy buildings are defined by the Building Technologies Office (BTO) as extremely energy-efficient buildings.
February 28, 2018
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5 Questions with Robyn Hebron
Robyn Hebron sat down with us recently for a brief discussion as part of a Black History Month Blog Series.
February 27, 2018
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Ask an Energy Auditor: 5 Questions with Ethan Heslep, Community Housing Partners
Ethan Heslep has been an Energy Auditor with Community Housing Partners (CHP) Energy Solutions for the last eight years.
February 26, 2018
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4 Questions with Melvin Hale
Melvin Hale sat down with us recently for a brief discussion as part of a Black History Month Blog Series.
February 21, 2018
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Breakthrough Fuels-Engines R&D Offers Dramatic Boost in Fuel Savings, Economy, and Energy Security
As global energy demand grows, America needs to keep innovating. New energy options can create jobs, boost the economy, and improve national security.
February 20, 2018
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5 Things to Know About Geothermal Power
Geothermal energy can be harnessed both as a source of renewable electricity as well as directly for heating and cooling applications.
February 14, 2018
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5 Questions with Sonia Kassambara
Sonia Kassambara sat down with us recently for a brief discussion as part of a Black History Month Blog Series.
February 13, 2018
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University of Tennessee Engineering Students Take Sledding to a Whole New Level
While athletes are gathering around the world for the Winter Olympics, stateside, this group of engineering students take sledding to a new level.
February 9, 2018
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Video—The Weatherization Assistance Program: A Client's Story

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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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