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October 22, 2014
Mapping Geothermal Heat Flow and Existing Plants

Check out our interactive map to learn about geothermal energy, a growing source of clean, renewable American power.

October 17, 2014
Passive solar design uses carefully designed overhangs and reflective coatings on windows, exterior walls, and roofs to provide comfort during the cooling season. | Photo courtesy of Jason Flakes, U.S. Department of Energy
Using Passive Solar Design to Save Money and Energy

You can harness solar energy to heat and cool your home through passive solar design.

October 10, 2014
Installing a renewable energy system for you home, like these solar panels, doesn't mean breaking the bank. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Labratory
Fall into Savings with a Tax Credit-Eligible Energy System

Installing clean energy, like solar panels or a solar water heater, doesn't mean breaking the bank. Take advantage of tax credits now!

October 1, 2014
Solar panels are a great way to produce clean energy at home! | Photo courtesy of Stefano Paltera, U.S. Department of Energy.
Harnessing Solar Energy at Home

Get the basics on how solar energy is harnessed at home using Photovoltaic cells.

September 22, 2014
How Much Do You Consume?
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.

August 18, 2014
VIDEO: Shaping Tomorrow’s Wind Energy Leaders

Go behind the scenes to learn how students are gaining the skills necessary to advance the wind industry.

August 18, 2014
Have questions about wind energy? Experts from the Energy Department are answering your questions about wind during a live Twitter Q&A on Tuesday, August 19, at 1 p.m. ET. | Graphic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department.
#AskEnergy: Join the Live Q&A on Wind Energy

Energy Department experts will be answering your wind energy questions August 19 at 1 p.m. ET on Twitter. We hope to see you there!

July 15, 2014
Energy Expos

Students work in groups to create hands-on exhibits about the energy sources that power the nation, ways to save energy at home and school, and conventional and alternative transportation fuels.