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July 26, 2012
Report: Tech Review Takes Snapshot of Energy Research

In the energy industry, infrastructure investments must be relevant for decades. Welcome to the Quadrennial Technology Review.

July 26, 2012
William Parish from Solar Mosaic, one of nine solar startups chosen for the latest round of SunShot Incubator funding, discusses his company’s project with Energy Secretary Steven Chu at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit in Denver, Colorado. | Photo by John De La Rosa.
Solar Companies Go for the Gold with SunShot Incubator

In the global race towards solar energy leadership -- who stands to come out on top?

July 25, 2012
Energy 101 | Biofuels

Learn the basics of biofuels technology by watching the latest in our Energy 101 video series.

July 24, 2012
Captain Gerald "Gerry" Morrison, Vice President of Perry Marine & Consctruction. | Photo Courtesy of Ocean Renewable Power Company.
All Eyes on Eastport: Tidal Energy Project Brings Change, Opportunity to Local Community

As progress on a Maine-based tidal energy project moves forward, local community member Gerald Morrison reflects on its impact.

July 20, 2012
Jonathan Wiley and Eric Kuntzelman rappel more than 300 feet off the ground from a 3 megawatt wind turbine at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) near Boulder, CO. The Energy Department has made significant investments in wind testing facilities like the NWTC. By supporting the testing and validation of newly developed technologies, we are working to reduce costs for manufacturers, speed deployment of next generation technologies, and promote the growth of American companies. To learn more, check out our blog <a href="http://energy.gov/articles/blades-glory-wind-technology-bringing-us-closer-clean-energy-future" target="_blank">Blades of Glory: Wind Technology Bringing Us Closer to a Clean Energy Future</a> | Image: Dennis Schroeder
Photo of the Week: July 20, 2012

Check out our favorite energy-related photos!

July 17, 2012
SLIDESHOW: America's Wind Testing Facilities

A look at the nation's innovative wind facilities -- where researchers are speeding the adoption of next generation clean energy technologies.

July 17, 2012
Blades of Glory: Wind Technology Bringing Us Closer To a Clean Energy Future

Making sure the best, most efficient wind energy technologies are developed and manufactured here in America.

June 27, 2012
Kim Saylors-Laster, Vice President of Walmart Energy and ambassador for the Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Initiative. | Photo courtesy of Walmart.
Join the Discussion: Trailblazing a Path for Women in Clean Energy

"My supervisors asked what I’d like to do next, and when I answered, 'something that makes a difference in the world,' they suggested energy."

June 25, 2012
Join our Women in Clean Energy Twitter Chat this Wednesday, June 27 at 1 pm EDT. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder/NREL.
Join Us On Twitter! Women in Clean Energy Chat on Wednesday, June 27

What can we do to support the leadership of women in clean energy? Share your thoughts during our twitter chat this Wednesday.