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October 28, 2014
As the demand for electric vehicles goes up, charging stations become more prevalent -- here an electric vehicle owner uses a local charging station. | Photo Courtesy of the Energy Department.
Energy Jobs: Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installer

Learn about what it takes to become an electric vehicle charging station installer in the latest installment of our #EnergyJobs series.

October 27, 2014
"Energize" Your Neighborhood with Energy-Themed Pumpkins

Now through Halloween, we're highlighting scarily effective ways to save energy -- and money -- at home. Get started with our energy-themed pumpkin stencils!

October 17, 2014
Secretary Moniz (center) tours the Abengoa Biorefinery in Hugoton, Kansas.| Photo Courtesy of Abengoa.
The Journey to Commercializing Cellulosic Biofuels in the United States

In Hugoton, Kansas, a state-of-the-art biorefinery has begun producing 25 million gallons per year of cellulosic ethanol.

October 15, 2014
Sarah Chinn is a staff chemist and group leader at Lawrence Livermore National Lab. | Photo courtesy of LLNL.
Energy Jobs: Chemist

Meet Sarah Chinn, a staff chemist and group leader at Lawrence Livermore National Lab -- and the latest subject of our #EnergyJobs series.

October 9, 2014
Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Lab showcase innovation at their Vehicle Testing and Integration Facility. | Photo Courtesy of NREL.
Driving Innovation at the National Labs

The way we get around is changing. Learn how the National Labs are helping to research and develop transportation advancements that are improving air quality, increasing energy security and creating new jobs.

September 17, 2014
National Lab Day: How the National Labs Keep Moving America Forward

Check out photos from National Lab Day, a celebration of the ways our 17 National Labs contribute to advancements in energy, environmental science, supercomputing, consumer products and more.

September 16, 2014
C3E Spotlights Women Leaders in Clean Energy Careers

Women clean energy leaders convene in Boston for the Women in Clean Energy Symposium. Learn how you can participate.

September 15, 2014
The History of the Electric Car

Travel back in time with us as we explore the history of the electric vehicle.

September 10, 2014
With support from ARPA-E, AutoGrid Systems developed software to monitor the flow of power through the electric grid and help utilities better meet real-time electricity demands. | Graphic courtesy of AutoGrids.
ARPA-E Project Takes an Innovative Approach to the Electrical Grid

Learn how one company is creating two-way communications between power suppliers and consumers to better meet real-time electricity demands.

September 9, 2014
#WomenInSTEM: Making a Cleaner Future

Our latest #WomenInSTEM profile's career is like "a real-life videogame" -- while leaving a cleaner future for her son.