Saving Energy and Money for American Homes, Communities, Businesses, and Industries

The Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs Office (WIP) is part of the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and supports DOE's mission to create greater energy affordability, security, and resiliency.

WIP’s mission is to enable strategic investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies through the use of innovative practices across the United States in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders, including state and local organizations and community-based non-profits.

WIP is made up of two programs focused on state and local governments—the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) and the State Energy Program (SEP)—and a team that develops and delivers targeted technical assistance and strategic initiatives to state and local governments. Learn more.

Project Map
Browse summaries of state-led projects and programs and technical assistance resources in the WIP Office’s interactive, state-by-state map.
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Success Stories

EERE Success Story—DOE and Alaska Housing Finance Center Team Up to Help Rural Alaskan Communities Identify Energy Savings
January 28, 2019
DOE and Alaska Housing Finance Center team up to help rural Alaskan communities identify energy savings.
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EERE Success Story—Minnesota Offers Residents a Tip Sheet for Hiring Solar Installers
January 16, 2019
Part three of Minnesota's energy efforts to support its public entities and residents.
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EERE Success Story—Part 2 – The Proof is in the Savings
January 2, 2019
Part two of Minnesota’s energy efforts to support its public entities and residents.
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EERE Success Story—Part 1 – Paving the Way for Energy Efficiency in Minnesota
December 14, 2018
Minnesota sought to reduce both energy waste and costs by creating the Guaranteed Energy Savings Program.
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EERE Success Story—Vermont is Helping its Homeowners Reduce Energy Waste and Save on Energy Bills
November 19, 2018
REVEAL engages with the real estate sector to educate and inform on the importance of efficiency in homes.
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EERE Success Story—South Carolina Facilitates Energy Efficiency Financing for Public Buildings Reducing Costs to Taxpayers
September 26, 2018
With the help of a DOE State Energy Program competitive award, the South Carolina Energy Office created the Palmetto Energy Efficiency Retrofits.
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Energy Department Announces $5 Million for Energy Planning, Innovative Energy Practices, and Technical Assistance in 16 States
September 21, 2018
DOE announced approximately $5 million for 16 states to enhance energy security, advance state-led energy initiatives, and improve energy productivity
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EERE Success Story—Utah Launched Greenpower Electric Car Challenge to Engage Students in STEM
September 7, 2018
The Greenpower Electric Car Challenge is administered by Utah State University, in partnership with OED, Siemens, and Greenpower USA.
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EERE Success Story—Low-Cost, High Yield with Automated Building Monitoring in Alaska
July 3, 2018
Since 2013, the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation has used a portion of its SEP formula funds to develop a building monitoring project – BMON.
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EERE Success Story—Hawaii Creates a Tool to Better Identify Renewable Energy Siting Potential
June 5, 2018
Hawaii’s Renewable EnerGIS mapping tool provide renewable energy resource and site information for specific Hawaii locations.
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