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January 15, 2014
Wide Bandgap Semiconductors: Essential to Our Technology Future

Learn how wide bandgap semiconductor-based power electronics could impact clean energy technology and our daily lives.

January 6, 2014
The Clean Energy Economy in Three Charts

Over the last five years, American inventors and investors have made significant progress in developing and deploying key clean energy technologies -- supported by Energy Department policies.

January 3, 2014
Our Best Energy Videos of 2013

Check out our best videos from 2013 -- from Secretary Moniz's first day on the job, to the rivalry between Edison and Tesla, to a visit to a solar-powered classroom.

December 31, 2013
Take a look back at 2013 with the most popular blog posts on Energy.gov.
The Year on Energy.gov: Our Most Popular Posts of 2013

Solar power, zombie replicants and the Super Bowl all are featured in our top blog posts of 2013.

December 19, 2013
Fuel cells, which work like batteries but don’t run down or need recharging, are ideal for powering material handling equipment, like forklifts and airport baggage carts, because they reduce recharging time and cut carbon pollution. This is helping them become more mainstream in the U.S., with more than 4,000 vehicles in operation in 2012, and this year, they might even be helping bring you holidays to you. | Photo courtesy of Plug Power, Inc.
Your Holidays … Brought to You by Fuel Cells

Next time you're at the airport or at a shop picking up a last-minute gift, you might see speciality vehicles powered by fuel cells, a clean energy technology that is helping bring your holidays to you.

November 25, 2013
Save time and money on your next road trip with our top three driving tools. | Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com/gioadventures.
Top 3 Driving Tools That Will Help Save You Money at the Pump

Save time and money on your next road trip with these top three interactive driving tools.

November 18, 2013
Thomas A. Edison in his "Invention Factory," 1901. | Photo courtesy of the Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.
Top 8 Things You Didn’t Know About Thomas Alva Edison

Some surprising facts about one of the most prolific inventors in U.S. history -- Thomas Edison.

November 15, 2013
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U.S. Domestic Oil Production Exceeds Imports for First Time in 18 Years

For the first time since 1995, U.S. domestic oil production exceeded foreign imports in October.

November 15, 2013
Secretary Moniz Joins President Obama in Visit to Cleveland High-Strength Steel Factory

Secretary Moniz and President Obama toured a high-strength steel plant in Cleveland, Ohio where the President spoke about manufacturing, the economy, renewable energy and energy efficiency.

November 8, 2013
Inspired by the design of jet engines, ARPA-E awardee FloDesign flipped wind turbine design on its head and developed a shrouded turbine -- essentially three blades surrounded by two different sized fiberglass frames. | Photo courtesy of Fast Company.
Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About ARPA-E

The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is funding game-changing technologies that have the potential to change the way we generate, store and use energy. Check out some of the top facts about ARPA-E.