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Better Plants Program Partners Save $5.3 Billion in Energy Costs
DOE announced that Better Buildings, Better Plants Program partners have reported a savings of more than $5.3 billion in cumulative energy costs.
October 10, 2018
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Energy Department Announces $11.4 Million for New Projects to Advance Efficient Drilling for Geothermal Energy
The projects will focus on accelerating the research and development of innovative geothermal energy technologies in America.
October 9, 2018
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Energy Department and Army TARDEC to Collaborate on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells for Military Use
DOE MOU with DOD will enable the two research organizations to work more closely on technologies that can meet both organizations’ goals.
October 9, 2018
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Department of Energy Celebrates Manufacturing Day
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) joins President Trump and communities across the nation in celebrating Manufacturing Day.
October 5, 2018
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Energy Department Announces $5 Million for Energy Planning, Innovative Energy Practices, and Technical Assistance in 16 States
DOE announced approximately $5 million for 16 states to enhance energy security, advance state-led energy initiatives, and improve energy productivity
September 21, 2018
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Five Organizations Selected to Boost American-Made Solar Prize
The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory selected 5 organizations to grow the American-Made Solar Prize.
September 19, 2018
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Energy Department Announces $1.2 Million High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Opportunity for Steel and Aluminum Production
DOE announced $1.2 million for new projects to support American steel and aluminum manufacturers in accelerating manufacturing innovation.
September 10, 2018
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Energy Department Selects Seven Projects to Develop Combined Heat and Power Technologies that Offer Services to the Electric Grid
DOE announced $10 million for seven projects to enable manufacturers to use combined heat and power technologies to support the electric grid.
September 7, 2018
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Energy Department Awards $4.45 Million for Geothermal Zonal Isolation Research
DOE announced $4.45 million for projects supporting early-stage research and development of tools and technologies for enhanced geothermal systems.
September 5, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $80 Million Investment in Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
Projects support DOE's goal to invest in early-stage research of transportation technologies that can give families and businesses greater choice.
September 5, 2018
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In Celebration of American Manufacturing
The Energy Department is working with U.S. manufacturers to improve energy productivity – the ability to produce more with less energy.
October 5, 2018
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EERE Success Story—South Carolina Facilitates Energy Efficiency Financing for Public Buildings Reducing Costs to Taxpayers
With the help of a DOE State Energy Program competitive award, the South Carolina Energy Office created the Palmetto Energy Efficiency Retrofits.
September 26, 2018
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Up to $11 million available for natural gas vehicle research.
Natural gas is poised to play a key role as a versatile, low-emission fuel and is an increasingly attractive alternative to conventional diesel fuel
September 21, 2018
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Keeping the Lights On: Essential Reliability Services
A look behind the scenes at what happens every time you flip a light switch.
September 13, 2018
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EERE Success Story—Utah Launched Greenpower Electric Car Challenge to Engage Students in STEM
The Greenpower Electric Car Challenge is administered by Utah State University, in partnership with OED, Siemens, and Greenpower USA.
September 7, 2018
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Innovative Markets for Marine Energy
A look into marine energy's unique potential to serve 12 maritime markets
August 27, 2018
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Top 9 Things You Didn’t Know About Distributed Wind Power
Learn about key facts related to wind turbines used in distributed applications.
August 23, 2018
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Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Wind Power
Get the details on a few of the lesser known wind energy facts.
August 23, 2018
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Top 4 Trends in the U.S. Wind Market
Wind power capacity in the United States continued to experience strong growth in 2017.
August 23, 2018
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Quiz: Test Your Wind Energy IQ
How much do you know about wind energy? Test your knowledge with our wind power quiz!
August 17, 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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