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February 21, 2013
Obama Administration Announces Johnson Controls, Macy’s and Sprint Join the Better Buildings Challenge

National Leadership Program to Cut Energy Waste, Create Clean Energy Jobs

February 14, 2013
FDA Approves First Bionic Eye for the Blind

Decade of Department of Energy Research Played a Key Role in the Technology

February 7, 2013
Energy Department, Treasury Announce Availability of $150 Million in Tax Credits for Clean Energy Manufacturers

The U.S. Departments of Energy and the Treasury announced the availability of $150 million in Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits for clean energy and energy efficiency manufacturing projects across the United States.

February 4, 2013
Carbon Capture and Storage FutureGen 2.0 Project Moves Forward Into Second Phase

Near-Zero Emissions Coal-Fueled Power Plant to Demonstrate Commercial Scale Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies

January 31, 2013
Thirteen Major Companies Join Energy Department’s Workplace Charging Challenge

Challenge Launched to Support and Expand Workplace Charging Availability for U.S. Employees

January 30, 2013
Energy Department Announces New SunShot Projects to Harness the Power of Big Data

As part of the Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative, the Department announced seven data-driven projects to unearth new opportunities for reducing costs and accelerating solar energy deployment in the United States.

January 30, 2013
Energy Department Expands Technical Assistance for Tribal Energy Projects

As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to help Tribal communities across the country build a sustainable energy future, the Energy Department announced the second round of the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team Program.

January 16, 2013
DOE Names Bill Drummond As New Bonneville Power Administration Administrator

Drummond Will Help Lead Nation’s Transition to More Resilient Electric Grid

January 15, 2013
Secretary Chu, Governor Gregoire Issue Statement on Hanford Cleanup

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Governor Chris Gregoire issued a joint statement on the cleanup efforts underway at Hanford.

January 9, 2013
Ames Laboratory to Lead New Research Effort to Address Shortages in Rare Earth and Other Critical Materials

Will seek innovative solutions that protect America’s clean energy manufacturers from supply disruptions