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January 23, 2014
Collegiate Wind Competition Set to Blow into Vegas in May

To help the nations future scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs continue to advance the wind industry, the Energy Department (DOE) established the first ever DOE Collegiate Wind Competition.

January 22, 2014
Secretary Moniz Announces Nearly $50 Million to Advance High-Tech, Fuel Efficient American Autos

At the Washington Auto Show U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced nearly $50 million to accelerate research and development of new vehicle technologies that give drivers and businesses more transportation options and protect the environment in communities nationwide.

January 17, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on Instrumentation for Monitoring Marine Renewable Energy Devices, Energy Efficiency in Correctional Facilities, 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.

January 15, 2014
President Obama Announces New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute

The President today will announce new steps with the private sector to strengthen the manufacturing sector, boost advanced manufacturing, and attract the good paying jobs that a growing middle class requires.

January 15, 2014
FACTSHEET: Next Generation Power Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute

The Obama Administration announces the selection of North Carolina State University to lead a public-private manufacturing innovation institute for next generation power electronics.

January 10, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on Updates to the Home Energy Scoring Tool, a Student Design Contest for Hydrogen Infrastructure, 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. View this week's webinars.

January 10, 2014
Help Design the Hydrogen Fueling Station of Tomorrow

University students can join the Energy Department-supported Hydrogen Education Foundation's Hydrogen Student Design Contest to plan and design a drop-in fueling station.

January 9, 2014
Energy Department Updates Home Energy Scoring Tool for Advancing Residential Energy Performance

As part of the Energy Department's commitment to helping families across the U.S. save money by saving energy, the Department announced today its first major software update to the Home Energy Scoring Tool, developed by the Department's Building Technologies Office and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).

January 6, 2014
Energy Department Announces $3 Million to Support Clean Energy Businesses and Entrepreneurs

The Energy Department today announced $3 million to support clean energy business incubators that provide critical services to entrepreneurs and small businesses and accelerate the commercialization of clean energy technologies.

December 20, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Kick-Starting an Energy Management Program, SunShot Incubator Projects, and More

DOE announces three EERE webinars for the first half of January.

December 19, 2013
Energy Dept. Reports: U.S. Fuel Cell Market Production and Deployment Continues Strong Growth

The Energy Department released three new reports showcasing strong growth across the U.S. fuel cell and hydrogen technologies market – continuing America’s leadership in clean energy innovation and providing U.S. businesses more affordable, cleaner transportation and power options.

December 18, 2013
Energy Department Invests Over $7 Million to Commercialize Cost-Effective Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies

The Energy Department announced more than $7 million for projects that will help bring cost-effective, advanced hydrogen and fuel cell technologies online faster.

December 17, 2013
Energy Department Announces Winner of the 2013 Better Buildings Federal Award Competition

The Energy Department today announced that the General Services Administration’s (GSA) United States Court House in Wichita, Kansas is the winner of the 2013 Better Buildings Federal Award.

December 17, 2013
Energy Department Announces Winner of the 2013 Better Buildings Federal Award Competition

The Energy Department today announced that the General Services Administration's (GSA) United States Court House in Wichita, Kansas is the winner of the 2013 Better Buildings Federal Award.

December 12, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Engaging Students in Energy, Challenges in Hydrogen Infrastructure, and More

See information about webinars on engaging students in energy, hydrogen infrastructure challenges, kick-starting your energy management program, and more.

December 12, 2013
Energy Department Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing

Domestic Manufacturing Projects to Support Renewable Energy Generation as well as Boost Building and Vehicle Efficiency

December 11, 2013
Energy Department Awards More Than $1 Million to Three States to Establish Clean Energy Manufacturing Roadmaps

In support of President Obama's goal of doubling U.S. energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department today announced new awards of more than $1 million to three states to advance clean energy manufacturing in their regions.

December 11, 2013
Energy Department Invests $13 Million to Drive Innovative U.S. Solar Manufacturing

Supports Broader Efforts to Increase American Clean Energy Manufacturing Competitiveness

December 6, 2013
Energy Department Announces $10 Million to Advance Innovative, Energy-Saving Lighting Technologies

As part of cutting energy waste and doubling energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department today announced nearly $10 million to support research, development, and manufacturing of solid-state lighting (SSL) technologies across the country.

December 5, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Investment Funds for Clean Energy Programs, EERE's Small Business Innovation Research Program, and More

EERE's webinars include information on working with financial institutions, SBIR research grants, engaging students in energy, and more.

December 3, 2013
EPA and DOE Release Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2014 Models

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy released the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide.

December 3, 2013
Obama Administration Expands Better Buildings Challenge to Multifamily Housing, Launches New Programs to Boost U.S. Energy Efficiency

As Part of Better Buildings Initiative, Administration Commits to Expanding Energy Efficiency Investments in Federal Buildings

December 3, 2013
EPA and DOE Release Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2014 Models

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are releasing the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide, providing consumers with a valuable resource to identify and choose the most fuel efficient and low greenhouse gas-emitting ve

November 27, 2013
South Carolina Opens Nation's Largest Wind Drivetrain Testing Facility

Today, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman joined with officials from Clemson University to dedicate the nation's largest and one of the world's most advanced wind energy testing facilities in North Charleston, S.C.