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Department of Energy Announces American-Made Solar Prize Round 3 Finalists and Launches Round 4
Department of Energy Announces American-Made Solar Prize Round 3 Finalists and Launches Round 4
July 10, 2020
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Department of Energy Selects New Projects to Accelerate Innovation and Growth in the Biomanufacturing Sector
Department of Energy Selects New Projects to Accelerate Innovation and Growth in the Biomanufacturing Sector
July 10, 2020
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Department of Energy Announces 10 Water Resource Recovery Prize Phase One Winners
DOE announced the winners of the first phase of competition for the Water Resource Recovery Prize.
July 9, 2020
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Solar Energy Technologies Office Announces Three Job Openings
The Solar Energy Technologies Office is hiring a program manager for the strategic analysis and institutional support team.
July 7, 2020
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Energy Department Manufacturing Institute Selects Projects to Advance U.S. Leadership in Smart Manufacturing
DOE’s Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute announced selections totaling up to $1.7 million for four projects.
July 7, 2020
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Energy Department Welcomes 20 Innovators to Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Programs
The U.S. Department of Energy announced the latest cohorts in its Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Programs.
July 6, 2020
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Department of Energy Selects Seven Projects to Accelerate Adoption of Performance-Advantaged Biofuels
Department of Energy Selects Seven Projects to Accelerate Adoption of Performance-Advantaged Biofuels
July 2, 2020
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Notice of Opportunity Streamlines Small Business Access to ORNL’s Building Technologies Research and Integration Center
ORNL issued a NOO that provides small businesses and other industry partners with more affordable access to ORNL’s BTRIC.
July 1, 2020
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DOE Announces Request for Proposals for H2@Scale
The Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office is releasing a request for proposals to support the H2@Scale initiative.
July 1, 2020
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Energy Department Launches New Hydro Power Prize; Announces Fish Protection Prize Stage I Winners
Assistant Secretary Daniel Simmons announces launch of the new I AM Hydro Prize and Fish Protection Prize Stage I Winners.
June 30, 2020
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Blog

The Road to Resilience with Rooftop Solar
June 30, 2020
What happens to the electricity in your home during a power outage when you have rooftop solar panels installed?
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Beyond Efficiency: The Benefits of High-Impact Buildings Technologies in the Public Sector
June 26, 2020
EERE recently launched new initiatives focused on technology field validation, the testing of near-commercial-ready technologies.
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Could Hydrogen Help Save Nuclear?
June 24, 2020
One opportunity is to utilize nuclear’s thermal heat and electricity to produce hydrogen.
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World Oceans Day: Celebrating the Role and Promise Oceans Have in Our Everyday Lives
June 9, 2020
World Oceans Day is a global effort to celebrate the ocean's resources, while reminding us to protect it for future generations.
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Clean Blue Oceans and a Green and Growing Economy
June 8, 2020
DOE celebrates National Ocean Month
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Wheels Keep Turning on Innovations for More Efficient and Clean Vehicles
June 3, 2020
Initiative Moves Beyond Car Research to Concentrate More Closely on Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines in Trucks.
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Battery500: Progress Update
May 19, 2020
Battery500: Progress Update
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Celebrating Earth Day at WPTO: R&D to Protect Our River and Marine Environments
April 23, 2020
This Earth Day, we highlight WPTO successes supporting R&D and testing of marine energy, hydropower, and pumped storage systems for a flexible grid.
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All the Benefits, None of the Waste
April 22, 2020
Through a DOE initiative, top researchers are pursuing a continuous lifecycle for plastics that will help put an end to plastic waste one day.
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Energy Department Manufacturing Traineeship Develops and Scales Protective Equipment Production for Local Medical Community
April 20, 2020
America is working together to support the healthcare professionals on the front lines of the coronavirus response.
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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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