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February 19, 2014
This Class 8 tractor-trailer by heavy-duty manufacturers Cummins and Peterbilt reaches more than 10 miles per gallon under real world driving conditions. The truck was on display at the Energy Department today. | Photo by <a href="http://www.energy.gov/contributors/sarah-gerrity">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department
SuperTruck Making Leaps in Fuel Efficiency

Find out how the Energy Department and industry partners are improving fuel efficiency of long-haul tractor-trailers in an effort to reduce the nation’s oil consumption, decrease carbon pollution, and move our economy forward.

February 18, 2014
An electric vehicle in Hawaii. A new Clean Cities guide highlights electric vehicle readiness projects from throughout the country. | Photo by Ken Kelly, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
EV Everywhere: 10 Ways Communities Can Pave the Way for PEVs

Is your community interested in making it easier and more affordable to drive a plug-in electric vehicle? Here are 10 things local groups can do to improve PEV community readiness, including offering incentives, forming partnerships, and engaging the public.

February 11, 2014
DC High School Science Bowl Regionals

This event is the Washington, D.C. High School Regional competition for the US National Science Bowl. The regional competition is run by the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, and the national championships are run by the Office of Science. 

February 11, 2014
Video: Honoring Science that Matters with the Enrico Fermi Award

Learn more about 2013 Enrico Fermi Award winners Dr. Allen Bard and Dr. Andy Sessler and their contributions to science, technology and human rights.

February 10, 2014
Federal employees from all agencies were invited to attend the First Annual STEM Volunteer Fair at the Department of Energy on February 5, 2014, hosted by the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity. I Photo by Matty Greene, U.S. Department of Energy
Deploying Federal Talent to Build the Future STEM Workforce

Over 30 organizations and 100 federal employees braved icy rain to attend the First Annual Interagency STEM Volunteer Fair on February 11, 2014.

February 10, 2014
What do you want to know about solar energy? Submit your questions in advance of our #AskEnergy Twitter Q&A. | Graphic by <a href="http://energy.gov/contributors/sarah-gerrity">Sarah Gerrity</a>, photo courtesy of NRGEnergy.
#AskEnergy: Live Twitter Q&A on Solar Energy

What do you want to know about solar? Submit your questions on social media in advance of our #AskEnergy Twitter Q&A.

February 7, 2014
Energy Department Announces Funding to Improve the Resiliency of the Electric Grid

New Advanced Microgrids Will Help Communities Bolster Their Resiliency and Become More Adaptive as the Climate Changes

February 3, 2014
President Obama Welcomes 2013 Fermi Award Winners to the White House

Today, President Obama and the Energy Department honored two exceptional scientists whose research careers earned them the Fermi Award, one of the nation’s highest honors for scientific achievement.

February 3, 2014
MetLife Stadium, the site of yesterday's Super Bowl, features a ring of 1,350 solar panels that can generate 350,000 kilowatt hours of electricity annually. The number of jobs in the U.S. solar energy industry equates to nearly double the amount of seats in the stadium.  Picture courtesy NRG Solar, LLC
Super Bowl of Energy: Solar Smashes Records

Find out how the Energy Department's SunShot Initiative is helping grow the solar industry through workforce training programs.

January 31, 2014
Shared solar projects allow consumers to take advantage of solar energy’s myriad benefits, even though the system is not located on the consumer’s own rooftop. | Photo courtesy of the Vote Solar Initiative
Shared Solar Projects Powering Households Throughout America

An innovative new model for solar deployment, called shared solar, can help Americans take advantage of solar energy’s many benefits regardless of their housing situation.