You are here

Energy Blog

RSS
October 9, 2015
MAP: How Climate Change Threatens America’s Energy Infrastructure in Every Region

Explore the regional climate change vulnerabilities to the U.S. energy sector and examples of resilient solutions by clicking on each shaded area in the map or by reading the full report.

October 8, 2015
Go to <a href="/node/1280696">energy.gov/fanfavorite</a> to vote for the Solar Decathlon house that you like best!
Solar Decathlon 2015: Vote for Your Favorite Solar-Powered House

You've met the teams, now it's your turn to vote for your favorite Solar Decathlon house!

October 7, 2015
Quiz: Test Your Home Energy IQ

Are you the brightest bulb when it comes to home energy trivia? Take our latest quiz to find out!

October 1, 2015
The finals of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 are upon us. Not familiar with the competition? Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the big event, <a href="http://www.solardecathlon.gov/2015/visit.html">happening Oct. 8-18 in Irvine, California</a>. | Photo by Stefano Paltera, Solar Decathlon.
How to Win a Solar Decathlon

Solar Decathlon teams put their solar-powered houses to the test in 10 challenges ranging from architecture to energy efficiency. Find out what it takes to win the whole thing.

September 30, 2015
14 Exciting Things Coming Soon from the National Labs

There’s a lot to get excited about in the next few years. Research at the Department of Energy’s National Laboratories is poised to transform science and energy. Click through the photo gallery to see how.

September 29, 2015
The United States has the largest electric vehicle fleet in the world, which includes cars like the Chevrolet Volt. | Photo courtesy of General Motors
Celebrating Electric Vehicles

Electric cars are more popular than ever. Earlier this month, drivers shared why they love these sustainable vehicles.

September 25, 2015
Department of Energy Implementation Activities in the Case of a Lapse of Appropriations

Learn more about the Department of Energy's plan for operating in the event of a lapse of appropriations.

September 25, 2015
What is your plan for when the power goes out? We've got some preparedness tips. | Energy Department Photo.
Preparing for a Power Outage

If the power goes out, will you be ready? We've got some preparedness tips to make sure you are.

September 24, 2015
3 Ways Our Manufacturing Institutes Are Changing the Clean Energy Game

Find out how the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation institutes are advancing America's clean energy economy.

September 22, 2015
Yesterday, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz (left) and Indian Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, and New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal (right) co-chaired the U.S.-India Energy Dialogue here in Washington, DC. (Photo credit Charles Watkins/DOE.)
Secretary Moniz and Indian Minister Goyal Chair U.S.-India Energy Dialogue

Yesterday, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Indian Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, and New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal co-chaired the U.S.-India Energy Dialogue here in Washington, DC. Their discussions focused on our mutual goals for combatting climate change, ensuring energy security, and fostering economic growth.