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May 11, 2022

New Report Details States' Workforce Needs for Deploying Clean Energy Technologies

DOE announced the release of a report providing clean energy workforce projections for 2025 and 2030 to help states and other stakeholders make informed decisions about their investments in clean energy deployments and workforce development activities.

May 4, 2022

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Small Business, Big Difference: Pennsylvania Pilots Energy Efficiency Rebate Program for Farms

Pennsylvania is addressing high upfront costs for small agricultural businesses and farms through a pilot program that helps producers reduce energy consumption through the use of energy efficient technologies.

April 26, 2022

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EERE Success Story – Wisconsin Invests DOE Funding in Innovative Energy Security Efforts

Supported in part by funding from DOE, Wisconsin continues to make strides in enhancing energy security for local and tribal governments across the state with its Statewide Assistance for Energy Reliability and Resiliency (SAFER2) initiative.

February 23, 2022

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EERE Success Story—Expanding Alternative Fuel Corridors and Community Solar in New Mexico

New Mexico is taking significant steps to promote renewable energy throughout the state by clearing the way for electric vehicle infrastructure and investing in community solar demonstration projects.

November 22, 2021

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EERE Success Story – Maryland-IKEA Partnership Spurs Energy Savings and Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

The Maryland Energy Administration leveraged funds from the State Energy Program to administer a program that incentivizes the solar photovoltaic systems.

November 22, 2021

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EERE Success Story – Kentucky Releases Unique Solar Project Siting Tool

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet released a web-based platform that helps government officials and businesses identify land suitable for utility-scale solar projects.

October 5, 2021

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EERE Success Story – Keeping the Lights on in the Metlakatla Indian Community

The Alaska Energy Authority recently supported efforts in the Metlakatla Indian Community, which prevented a planned shutdown of the lights due to reduced hydroelectric generation capacity and resulted in annual energy savings.

October 5, 2021

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EERE Success Story – Alaska's C-PACE Program

The U.S. Department of Energy's State Energy Program issued an award to the Alaska Energy Authority to help local governments establish a long-term financing method that makes clean-energy investments for commercial buildings more affordable.

October 5, 2021

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EERE Success Story – DOE Funding Helps Keep Key Employer in Douglas, Arizona, Afloat

EERE's grant funds to the Arizona Department of Administration allowed the City of Douglas, Arizona, to complete critical energy efficiency upgrades to a city-owned building.

July 9, 2021

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EERE Success Story – Pennsylvania Clean Energy Program Plan

A DOE formula grant helped Pennsylvania develop its first comprehensive Clean Energy Program plan.