Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and the Administration’s Better Buildings Challenge, the Energy Department announced today that Better Buildings Challenge partners are on track to meet their energy performance goals in their second year, saving approximately $100 million a year.
A well-trained workforce is essential to moving the nation’s clean energy economy forward. Find out how one program is making a big impact in providing energy and manufacturing workers the skills they need to solve the energy challenges of tomorrow.
As a part of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced the selection of three pioneering offshore wind demonstrations to receive up to $47 million each over the next four years to deploy innovative, grid-connected systems in federal and state waters by 2017.
The Energy Department today announced the selection of three projects that aim to advance the offshore wind industry and lower the cost of offshore wind technologies. Learn more about these technological innovations.
Each May we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, honoring the accomplishments of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders at the Energy Department, in the energy workforce, and throughout history.
The nation’s coastlines possess the strongest, most abundant, and steadiest winds in the United States, representing vast potential for clean energy production. Our Wind Program works to accelerate the American offshore wind market through a portfolio of high-impact research, development, and demonstration projects. View an interactive map of these projects and learn about a new tool that will help America get offshore wind farms up and running.
Automakers have announced that new hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles will be available in the next several months so it’s critical that hydrogen infrastructure is in place, allowing drivers to quickly and easily refuel. To help solve this challenge, the Energy Department announced H2FIRST, a project being led by National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories.