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April 13, 2012
Energy Department Announces $2.5 Million to Advance Technologies for Clean-Burning, Efficient Biomass Cookstoves

The Energy Department announced up to $2.5 million available this year for applied research to advance clean biomass cookstove technologies for use in developing countries.

April 11, 2012
Secretary Chu Announces $30 Million for Research Competition to Develop Next Generation Energy Storage Technologies

Projects Will Improve Energy Storage for Military Equipment, Electric Vehicles, and Grid

March 22, 2012
Obama Administration Announces $450 Million to Design and Commercialize U.S. Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

The White House announced new funding to advance the development of American-made small modular reactors (SMRs), an important element of the President’s energy strategy.

March 22, 2012
Obama Administration Announces $14.2 Million in New Funding to Develop Lightweight Materials for Advanced Vehicles

Effort at the Department of Energy to accelerate the development and deployment of stronger and lighter materials for advanced vehicles that will help reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil, save drivers money, and limit carbon pollution

March 22, 2012
Obama Administration Announces New Funding for Biomass Research and Development Initiative

Research to advance next generation biofuels and renewable energy technologies

March 1, 2012
Energy Department Announces $180 Million for Ambitious New Initiative to Deploy U.S. Offshore Wind Projects

As part of President Obama’s all-out, all-of-the-above approach to developing every domestic energy resource, Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the start of an ambitious initiative to capture the potential of wind energy off American coasts.

February 16, 2012
Tribal Clean Energy Projects Awarded $6.5 Million from U.S. Energy Department

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to strengthening partnerships with Tribal Nations and supporting tribal energy development, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that 19 clean energy projects to receive more than $6.5 million.

September 29, 2011
Department of Energy Awards $156 Million for Groundbreaking Energy Research Projects

New ARPA-E Projects in 25 States Will Accelerate Innovation in Clean Energy Technologies, Increase America's Competitiveness and Create Jobs

September 22, 2011
Recovery Act Energy Jobs Bring New Era of Opportunity

Hundreds of thousands of people found work in the past few years thanks to Recovery Act and Energy Department programs designed to stimulate the economy while creating new power sources, conserving resources and aligning the nation to once again lead the global energy economy.

September 21, 2011
Annette's Journey

Like too many Americans, when the recession hit Annette Herrera found herself without a job. For two and a half years she worked the phones and culled the classifieds, searching for an opportunity to work and earn a paycheck. When A123 Systems announced that they were planning to open two new advanced battery plants in Michigan thanks in part to a $249 million grant from the Recovery Act, she applied right away indicating that she’d be willing to take on any position in order to work there.