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June 12, 2012
DOE is investing in projects that will increase energy efficiency in the manufacturing industry. One project will develop a new process for producing titanium components that could reduce the materials needed by ten-fold in aircraft and vehicle manufacturing. | Courtesy of Flickr user <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/markjhandel/774759265/">markjhandel</a>, Creative Commons license.
American Manufacturing Gets a Boost

“Invented in America, made in America, and sold around the world.” At the Energy Department, this isn’t just a catchphrase -- it’s a course of action.

June 6, 2012
National Renewable Energy Lab Scientist Ki Ye. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder.
Bringing A Woman's Voice to Clean Energy

The Energy Department and MIT team up to launch the C3E awards - recognizing mid-career individuals who advance the leadership of women in clean energy.

May 24, 2012
Green Launching Pad 2.0 awards ceremony with Secretary Chu, Gov. John Lynch, and UNH President Mark Huddleston held at EnerTrac, Inc., in Hudson, NH. | Courtesy of University of New Hampshire Photographic Services
"Green Launching Pad" Supports Clean Energy Small Businesses

The Green Launching Pad program is helping new businesses grow and save energy.

May 22, 2012
Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman meets with owners and workers at Diversified Chemical Technologies, a small business in Detroit, MI. | Energy Department photo
Energy Deputy Secretary Poneman Tours Minority-Owned Small Business in Detroit

Small businesses are the engine of our economy, employing half of all workers in America and creating two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. And as this economy recovers and small businesses rebound — they're helping revive communities across the country.

May 16, 2012
Secretary Chu's Remarks at the World Renewable Energy Forum Press Availability - As Prepared for Delivery

Secretary Chu's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at a press availability at the World Renewable Energy Forum in Denver, Colorado.

May 14, 2012
The Race is On: Clean Energy and New Jobs in America, Starting in Michigan

Deputy Secretary Poneman travels to Michigan to highlight how America can win the clean energy race

May 10, 2012
Mark Cecchini-Beaver at the University of Idaho is one of ten new participants in the Hydro Fellowship Program. | Photo courtesy of the Hydro Research Foundation.
Brainpower for Hydropower

Today the Energy Department announced the 2012 selections for the Hydro Fellowship Program in cooperation with the Hydro Research Foundation.

May 1, 2012
Greater application of CO2-EOR could yield a significant boost to the U.S. economy, including increased economic activity, improved balance of trade, job creation, and reduced oil imports.
Adding “Utilization” to Carbon Capture and Storage

The Office of Fossil Energy is doing their part to advance the all-of-the-above energy strategy by continuing to work with industry to safely, responsibly and sustainably develop our nation’s fossil energy resources.

April 19, 2012
Over the past four years, the United States has reclaimed the title as the world’s leading investor in clean energy technologies and we are on track to double renewable energy generation. Join Secretary Chu for a live chat on the benefits of transitioning to a clean energy economy Friday, April 20, 2012 at 10:45 am ET at <a href="http://www.energy.gov/livechat">Energy.gov/LiveChat.</a>
Have You Heard? America is #1 Again.

Over the past four years, the United States has reclaimed the title as the world’s leading investor in clean energy technologies and we are on track to double renewable energy generation. Join Secretary Chu for a live chat on the benefits of transitioning to a clean energy economy Friday, April 20, 2012 at 10:45 am ET at Energy.gov/LiveChat.

April 18, 2012
Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman joins officials from Tennessee government agencies and the University of Tennessee at the official opening of the West Tennessee Solar Farm. | Energy Department photo.
Harvesting the Sun at the West Tennessee Solar Farm

The West Tennessee Solar Farm (WTSF) is now open for business!