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June 11, 2013
MetLife is one of the 19 new partners in the Energy Department's Workplace Charging Challenge. As part of its Challenge commitment, the company installed electric vehicle charging stations for employee use at 14 of its locations across the country. | Photo courtesy of MetLife.
19 U.S. Employers Join the Workplace Charging Challenge

Since January, 48 employers have committed to providing electric vehicle charging access -- increasing the convenience of owning an electric vehicle and providing employees with more options for charging their vehicles.

June 10, 2013
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The eGallon: How Much Cheaper Is It to Drive on Electricity?

New eGallon tool provides a quick and simple way for consumers to compare the costs of fueling electric vehicles versus driving on gasoline.

June 10, 2013
New PSAs Help You Save Energy and Money

The Energy Department's new PSAs offer practical and simple actions that both homeowners and renters can take to save money on their energy bills.

May 30, 2013
Waste hauler Enviro Express converted its fleet of heavy-duty trucks to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and built the first LNG station east of the Mississippi River with help from the Energy Department's Clean Cities initiative. | Photo courtesy of New Haven Clean Cities Coalition.
Clean Cities Moving Fleets Forward with Liquefied Natural Gas

Learn how local Clean Cities coalitions are helping companies save money on fuel costs and reduce their emissions by switching their fleets to run on liquefied natural gas.

May 23, 2013
Dr. Eric Shrader, the principal investigator of PARC’s battery co-extrusion project, talks about battery innovation and the company's project with ARPA-E. | Photo courtesy of PARC.
ARPA-E Awardee PARC Aims to Change the Way We Think About Batteries

Learn how PARC, with help from ARPA-E funding, is working to manufacture batteries more efficiently.

May 22, 2013
Video: Secretary Moniz's First Day

Watch highlights from Secretary Moniz's first day in office and find out what he had to say about energy efficiency and his vision for the Department's future.

May 22, 2013
Photo Gallery: Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz's First Day on the Job

Follow Secretary Moniz as he's sworn in as Energy Secretary, meets employees and speaks about the importance of energy efficiency.

May 21, 2013
Energy Secretary Moniz Promises to Focus on Energy Efficiency

During his first public speech, Secretary Moniz says he will have a strong focus on energy efficiency.

May 20, 2013
The University of Washington team works on their vehicle while lifted on a hoist. Teams are working in a garage that is fully equipped with tools that will help them make the most of their time this week. | Photo courtesy of EcoCAR 2.
EcoCAR 2 Teams Cruise Forward with Second Year Finals

We're providing a behind-the-scenes look at the two-part competition to crown the Year Two winner of EcoCAR 2.

May 20, 2013
#tipsEnergy: Saving Energy During Vacation

Sharing your tips for saving energy and money while on summer vacation.