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January 29, 2014
During the State of the Union address, President Obama highlighted how the U.S. is a global leader in solar energy. | Photo by Pete Souza, White House.
#YearofAction: Growing the Clean Energy Economy

Highlighting a few of the ways the Energy Department is working to achieve the President's goals by growing the clean energy economy.

January 23, 2014
Above: The California Valley Solar Ranch, a 250-megawatt project in San Luis Obispo County, California, was made possible by a $1.2 billion loan guarantee from the Energy Department’s Loan Programs Office. Its developers say the project has created thousands of jobs and put an estimated $315 million into the local economy. | Photo courtesy of SunPower.
Making Energy Funding and Financing Opportunities Easier to Find

Our new resources put funding and financing information at your fingertips -- whether you're looking to fund a project or business, or simply have questions about what opportunities are available.

January 6, 2014
The Clean Energy Economy in Three Charts

Over the last five years, American inventors and investors have made significant progress in developing and deploying key clean energy technologies -- supported by Energy Department policies.

December 3, 2013
Additional Funding & Financing Resources

Want to know more about funding and financing for energy projects and businesses? Check out general resources at the Energy Department and other parts of the federal government.

December 3, 2013
Funding & Financing for Energy Businesses

Do you own or represent an energy business? Learn about funding and financing resources from the Energy Department and other U.S. government agencies.

November 15, 2013
Energy Department Authorizes Additional Volume at Proposed Freeport LNG Facility to Export Liquefied Natural Gas

The Department of Energy announced the conditional authorization for Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P. and FLNG Liquefaction, LLC to export liquefied natural gas to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the U.S. This is the fifth conditional authorization the Department has announced.

November 15, 2013
Secretary Moniz Joins President Obama in Visit to Cleveland High-Strength Steel Factory

Secretary Moniz and President Obama toured a high-strength steel plant in Cleveland, Ohio where the President spoke about manufacturing, the economy, renewable energy and energy efficiency.

November 12, 2013
Energy.gov now provides a browsing experience tailored to the device you're using.
Introducing a More Responsive Energy.gov

Energy.gov now features a responsive design that automatically optimizes the browsing experience for smartphones and tablets, and makes it easier to find consumer energy saving information.

November 11, 2013
Video: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security

Last week, Secretary Moniz joined other federal officials in honoring veterans that are working in clean energy and climate security at a "Champions of Change" event at the White House.

November 6, 2013
Robin Eckstein, one of Champions honored at the White House Champions of Change event, speaks about her experience driving trucks while serving in Iraq, and how this has influenced her work in advocating for comprehensive clean energy reform.
Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy

Yesterday, Secretary Moniz honored veterans advancing clean energy and climate security at a White House "Champions of Change" event.