- Carbon Fiber Technology Facility Set To Scale Up Industry
July 2, 2015 2:55 PM
The Carbon Fiber Technology Facility (CFTF) at the Energy Department’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory offers a unique, highly flexible, highly instrumented research space for demonstrating ways to scale up and bring down testing costs of carbon-fiber prototypes for use in new polymers and products to manufacture larger land-based wind turbine blades and lighter vehicles with improved fuel efficiency. The 42,000-square-foot facility can make up to 25 tons of carbon fiber each year, enabling industry to experiment with new carbon-fiber precursors, or base materials, at a small scale.Read The Full Story
- From Flour to Grits, a Water-Powered Mill Keeps on Grinding
June 30, 2015 2:02 PMA mill owned and operated for six generations by the Weisenberger family has been grinding grains in the heart of Kentucky since the Civil War. Read The Full Story
- Training Veterans to Work in the Rapidly Growing Solar Industry
June 26, 2015 12:40 PM
In an effort to help our nation's veterans transition to civilian life, veterans are being trained for jobs in the growing solar industry as part of a workforce program supported by the Energy Department.Read The Full Story
- EERE Energy Impacts: Biorefineries Give Local Farmers Opportunities for Additional Income
- Southeast Regional Summit to Convene High-Profile Clean Energy Manufacturing Leaders on July 9
- Hyliion Wins 2015 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition, Cleantech University Prize Awardees Announced
- Designing the Future of Advanced Composites Manufacturing
June 29, 2015
As part of the Energy Department’s effort to support U.S. businesses working to save money by saving energy, the Better Buildings Alliance’s Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign recognized 18 organizations for leading the way in efficient outdoor lighting today.
June 23, 2015DOE Announces Webinars on Tribal Renewable Energy Projects, Renewable Natural Gas for Vehicles, and More
EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts.
June 23, 2015New Analysis Center Releases First Report, Evaluates Opportunities in Electric Vehicle Battery Market
The Energy Department's Clean Energy Manufacturing Analysis Center (CEMAC) today announced the release of Automotive Lithium-ion Battery Supply Chain and U.S. Competitiveness Considerations, its first research product.
June 17, 2015DOE Announces Webinars on Overcoming Wind Siting Challenges, Benchmarking and Transparency, and More
EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce.
June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015
As a part of the Administration’s effort to help cut energy waste, the Energy Department and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will recognize the Denver Housing Authority and the cities of Denver and Arvada, Colorado today for their leadership in the Better Buildings Challenge.
June 8, 2015Energy Department and Edison Electric Institute Sign Agreement to Advance Electric Vehicle Technologies
Today Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Department and the Edison Electric Institute, strengthening collaborative action to accelerate plug-in electric vehicle and charging infrastructure deployment.
June 5, 2015The Ohio State University Wins Year One of North American EcoCAR 3 Competition – Defending Their EcoCAR 2 Title
Four-year collegiate engineering program gives students the chance to design, build, and demonstrate cutting-edge, eco-friendly automotive technologies in the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro.