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January 7, 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.

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.

January 6, 2014
Notice of Intent to Fund Marine and Hydrokinetic Instrumentation

The Water Power Program recently issued a Notice of Intent for a funding opportunity expected to be posted early in 2014.

January 2, 2014
Department of Energy Releases $8 Billion Solicitation for Advanced Fossil Energy Projects

The Energy Department published a solicitation making up to$8 billion in loan guarantee authority available to support innovative advanced fossil energy projects that avoid,reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases.

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 20, 2013
Request for Information Regarding a Proposed Funding Opportunity for Administration of the Wave Energy Converter Prize

This announcement is intended to serve as a Notice of Intent of the upcoming Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) regarding Administration of the Wave Energy Converter (WEC) Prize and Request for Information to solicit information regarding pote

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 19, 2013
National Labs Offer 3rd Party Evaluation on Elastomers

The Geothermal Technologies Office is supporting researchers at Sandia (SNL) and Brookhaven (BNL) National Laboratories,to test elastomeric materials for use in high-temperature geothermal environments.

December 18, 2013
Calling All Coders: Help Advance America's Ocean Power Industry

The Energy Department has launched a new coding competition to help industry develop new models and tools that improve the design, development, and optimization of marine and hydrokinetic devices.

December 18, 2013
Energy Department Invests $7 Million to Commercialize Fuel Cells

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

December 18, 2013
DOE Announces $150 Million in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits

The Energy Department announced $150 million in clean energy tax credits to build U.S. capabilities in clean energy manufacturing.

December 18, 2013
Energy Department Invests $13 Million in U.S. Solar Manufacturing

The Energy Department invested more than $13 million in funding for five projects in California, Colorado, Georgia, Oregon, and Pennsylvania to strengthen solar energy manufacturing.

December 18, 2013
2012 Fuel Economy of New Vehicles Sets Record High: EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported that model year 2012 vehicles achieved an all-time high fuel economy average of 23.6 miles per gallon.

December 18, 2013
Energy Department Releases Grid Energy Storage Report

The Energy Department released its Grid Energy Storage report to the members of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, identifying the benefits and challenges
of grid energy storage that must be addressed to enable broader use.

December 18, 2013
Upcoming Funding Opportunity for Tower Manufacturing and Installation

The DOE Wind Program has issued a Notice of Intent for a funding opportunity, tentatively titled U.S. Wind Manufacturing: Taller Hub Heights to Access Higher Wind Resources, and Lower Cost of Energy.

December 18, 2013
USDA Offers $118 Million for Renewable Energy, Smart Grid Projects

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $73 million in funding for renewable energy projects and $45 million for smart grid technology as part of more than $1.8 billion in funding for electric utility infrastructure projects in 25 states and one territory.

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 17, 2013
Register Now for AMO's Workshop on Composite Manufacturing

The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Manufacturing Office will host a workshop on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite Manufacturing on January 13, 2014 at the Hilton Crystal City in Arlington, VA.

December 17, 2013
New Working Fluids Cut a Wider Swath of Geothermal Reserves

Scientists at the Energy Department's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have made a commercially viable discovery: how to capture substantially more heat from low-temperature resources. In a market where binary working fluids are costly

December 16, 2013
Air Force Announces Funding for Alternative Energy Research & Development

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has released a Broad Area Announcement (BAA) for over $25 million for Alternative Energy Research & Development.

December 13, 2013
Downhole Sensor Holds Transformative Potential

Long-term operation of electronics at high temperatures remains a challenge for the geothermal sector; many downhole sensors are prone to failure when deployed in high-temperature wells, which limits the availability and complexity of logging tools av

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