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  • Students participate in FirstBuild's "hackathon" event Friday, October 2, in Louisville, Kentucky as part of Manufacturing Day. Image courtesy Deloitte.
    Energy Department Supports Manufacturing Day

    October 2, 2015 2:09 PM

    The Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is supporting Manufacturing Day—a nationwide event that opens the doors of nearly 2000 manufacturing companies to the public—with visits to sites in the Midwest.

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  • Energy Department Harvesting Technology Goes Commercial

    October 1, 2015 3:33 PM

    Developed with funding and support from the Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, a self-loading trailer created by Kelderman Manufacturing is being used by Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas's biorefinery. Plans are to buy up to 40 additional trailers.

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  • 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="">happening Oct. 8-18 in Irvine, California</a>. | Photo by Stefano Paltera, Solar Decathlon.
    How to Win a Solar Decathlon

    October 1, 2015 3:01 PM

    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.

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