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Press Releases

January 26, 2023

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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $118 Million to Accelerate Domestic Biofuel Production

17 Projects Will Boost Production of Biofuels for Consumer and Freight Transportation in America, Support President Biden’s Decarbonization and Climate Agenda

Press Releases

January 23, 2023

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DOE and FEMA Release One-Year Progress Report on Joint Effort to Modernize Puerto Rico’s Grid With 100% Clean Energy

PR100 Update Provides Early Scenarios to Help Increase Renewable Energy Capabilities That Meet Electricity Demand, Improve Grid Reliability and Resilience, and Lower Energy Costs

Press Releases

January 19, 2023

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DOE Launches $10 Million Prize to Accelerate Community Solar in Underrepresented Communities

DOE’s Community Power Accelerator™ Will Help Create Pipeline of Projects Ready for Financing, Award-Winning Projects Demonstrate Best Practices in Community Solar

Press Releases

January 18, 2023

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Funding For Community-Centered Clean Energy Programs Across the U.S. And $9 Billion For Home Rebates

DOE today announced guidance so that state, local, and Tribal governments can begin applying for funding through the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program, and issued a Request for Information for new Home Energy Rebate Programs.

Press Releases

January 18, 2023

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DOE Launches New $50 Million Program to Help Communities Meet Their Clean Energy Goals

DOE today launched a new up to $50 million program to help communities across the country transition to clean energy systems that are reliable, affordable, equitable, and reflective of local priorities.

Press Releases

January 17, 2023

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DOE Announces $2.3 Million for Public-Private Partnerships to Advance Fusion Energy

DOE announced $2.3 million in funding for 10 projects that will pair private industry with DOE’s National Laboratories to overcome challenges in fusion energy development.

Press Releases

January 10, 2023

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DOE Announces $42 Million to Develop More Affordable and Efficient Advanced Electric Vehicle Batteries in America

A Dozen Selected Projects Will Develop Advanced EV Batteries that Charge Faster, Have Greater Efficiency and Resilience, and Boost Consumer Confidence Against Range Anxiety

Press Releases

January 10, 2023

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Biden-Harris Administration Releases First-Ever Blueprint to Decarbonize America’s Transportation Sector

Landmark Blueprint Will Advance the President’s Clean Transportation Agenda, Slashing Consumer Costs, Improving Public Health, and Increasing the Nation’s Energy Security

Press Releases

January 9, 2023

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DOE Opens Call for Deployable Solutions to Secure America's Power Grid

Participants in The Cybersecurity Accelerator Program Work to Advance Cyber Innovation, Address Grid Vulnerabilities, and Support the Transition to a Clean Energy Future

Press Releases

December 28, 2022

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DOE Proposes New Efficiency Standards For Distribution Transformers

New Rule Would Strengthen Grid Resiliency, Cut Carbon Emissions, and Deliver up to $15 Billion in Savings to the Nation