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February 2, 2012
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy offers a variety of internships, fellowships, and scholarships in addition to the postdoctoral research awards. Current SunShot fellows pose in front of the Apollo Lunar Module at the National Air and Space Museum. | Energy Department file photo.
Tapping Top University Draft Picks to Engineer Solar Championships

On January 20th, the Energy Department announced two university research opportunities to advance the SunShot Initiative.

November 4, 2010
Sen. Menendez, Rep. Pascrell, John Lushetsky and other officials at the ribbon cutting.
Largest Solar Panel Installation at a U.S. University Goes Live

John Lushetsky, Program Manager of the Solar Technologies Program at the Energy Department, shares his thoughts on the recent ribbon cutting event for the largest solar installation on a United States university campus.

May 10, 2010
Five Iowa schools will receive rooftop solar panels this summer to help teach students about the technology | File Photo
Solar Panels to Help Iowa Students Learn About Renewable Energy

Learning about the sun’s power is just as important as harnessing it. New solar panels to be installed on the rooftops of five Iowa middle schools will give students hands-on experience with the technology and help offset some energy costs.