June 29, 2022

Energy Department Announces the Solar District Cup Class of 2023

The Energy Department announced the fourth round of the Solar District Cup—a collegiate competition designed to design energy systems for a campus or urban district.

June 10, 2022

DOE Invests $6 Million in Seedling Solar Energy Research Projects

DOE selected 19 projects, with a total funding of $6 million, that will pursue innovative, targeted, early-stage ideas in solar energy research and development

June 6, 2022

President Biden Invokes Defense Production Act to Accelerate Domestic Manufacturing of Clean Energy

DPA Invocation Will Boost American Production of the Critical Technologies Necessary to Lower Energy Costs, Support the Clean Energy Economy, and Strengthen National Security.

May 31, 2022

Biden Administration Launches Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Initiative to Connect More Clean Energy to the Grid

The Biden Administration through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) launched the Interconnection Innovation e-Xchange (i2X).

May 24, 2022

DOE Expands SolSmart Program to Deploy More Solar Energy to Underserved Communities

SolSmart Awardees Will Help Communities Cut Red Tape For Solar Projects; Program Meets 2022 Goal to Add 60 New Communities, Including First Five In Puerto Rico

May 23, 2022

EERE Success Story—Solar Forecasting Platform Helps Grid Operators Plan Energy Mix

The Solar Forecast Arbiter is a first-of-its-kind platform that analyzes solar forecasts, comparing them against a standard so grid operators can better manage the amount of solar energy on the grid

May 18, 2022

EERE Funds 109 Small Businesses to Tackle Clean Energy Challenges

Diverse Group of Entrepreneurs Receive $21.8 Million as part of Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs

May 5, 2022

Funding Notice: Foundational Agrivoltaic Research for Megawatt Scale (FARMS)

$8 Million in funding is available to study for the co-location of agriculture and solar energy.

April 27, 2022

Biden Administration Launches $2.3 Billion Program to Strengthen and Modernize America's Power Grid

The Administration through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released a Request for Information seeking public input on the structure of a $2.3 billion formula grant program to strengthen and modernize America’s power grid.

April 22, 2022

U.S. Department of Energy Passes $100 Million Milestone in American-Made Challenges Prize Program

Secretary Granholm Honors the People and Prizes Supercharging the Clean Energy Revolution Through Innovation and Entrepreneurship