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August 11, 2016
Energy Department Awards Nearly $1.3 Million to Encourage Data-Driven Local Energy Planning; Releases Research Results
Energy Department Awards Nearly $1.3 Million to Encourage Data-Driven Local Energy Planning; Releases Research Results
Read the Energy Department press release announcing three Cities-LEAP awardees to play a key role in developing data-driven energy decision making.
August 2, 2016
Energy Department Announces $11.3 Million for MEGA-BIO: Bioproducts to Enable Biofuels

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today up to $11.3 million for three projects that support the development of biomass-to-hydrocarbon...

August 1, 2016
Energy Department Announces $7 Million to Accelerate Fuel and Engine Co-Optimization Technologies
The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) announced today up to $7 million in project funding to accelerate the introduction of affordable, scalable, and ...
July 28, 2016
Energy Department Announces $11 Million to Advance Novel Innovations in Solar Power Technologies

The Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy today announced a total of $11 million for 16 projects intended to develop...

July 27, 2016
DOE Investing $11.5 Million to Advance Geologic Carbon Storage and Geothermal Exploration

The The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of eight new research and development projects to receive a total of $11.5...

July 26, 2016
Energy Department Releases New Hydropower Vision Report and $9.8 Million in Funding to Support the Future of Hydropower in the United States

Report Provides Roadmap for Sustainable Hydropower Growth in the United States through 2050, Expanding Hydropower and more than Doubling Pumped...

July 22, 2016
Energy Department and American Public Power Association Sign Agreement to Accelerate Growth of Electric Vehicle Market
Memorandum of Understanding will help increase education and awareness of the benefits of EVs to public power utilities and local officials
July 21, 2016
FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces Federal and Private Sector Actions to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption in the United States

Administration announces new actions geared towards accelerating the deployment of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and putting more...

July 19, 2016
FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces Clean Energy Savings for All Americans Initiative
FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces Clean Energy Savings for All Americans Initiative.
July 19, 2016
Energy Department Releases Draft Updated Best Practices for Residential PACE Financing Programs

As part of the Obama Administration's Clean Energy Savings for All Initiative, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released best practice...

July 15, 2016
Energy Department Invests $19 Million to Improve Efficiency of Nation’s Buildings

Projects Will Make Buildings Smarter, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Store Energy, Strengthen Insulation, and Harness the Sun for Lighting

July 14, 2016
Energy Department Announces $15 Million to Advance Algae-based Biofuels and Bioproducts

The Energy Department today announced up to $15 million for three projects aimed at reducing the production costs of algae-based biofuels and...

July 12, 2016
Energy Department Announces $14 Million to Advance Hydrogen Fuel Technologies

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $14 million in funding for the advancement of hydrogen fuel technologies. Specifically,...

July 12, 2016
Future Bioeconomy Supported by More Than One Billion Tons of Biomass Potential

Within 25 years, the United States could produce enough biomass to support a bioeconomy, including renewable aquatic and terrestrial biomass...

July 6, 2016
Energy Department Announces $13 Million to Advance Fuel Cell Performance and Durability and Hydrogen Storage Technologies

Today, the Energy Department (DOE) announced more than $13 million in funding for the advancement of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. These...

June 27, 2016
Energy Department’s Interior Lighting Campaign nets $13.5 million in energy savings in first year; Green Lease Leaders add 1 billion sq...

The Energy Department today announced the results of this year’s Better Buildings Alliance technology and market campaigns. Through partnerships...

June 23, 2016
Energy Department Announces Up to $70 Million for New REMADE in America Institute

The Energy Department is requesting proposals for a new Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute focused on improving technologies and...

June 21, 2016
Energy Department Announces $23 Million for Small Businesses Focused on Clean Energy Innovations
Today, the Energy Department announced $23 million in funding for 23 new projects led by small businesses to further develop clean energy technolog...
June 20, 2016
FACT SHEET: President Obama Announces Winner of New Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute and New Manufacturing Hub Competitions

The Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, brings over $140 million in public-private investment from leading...

June 10, 2016
Energy Department Invests More than $10 Million in Efficient Lighting Research and Development

New projects designed to save consumers money and reduce energy consumption.

June 6, 2016
DOE Announces $22 Million in Funding to Accelerate the Development of Plug-In Electric Vehicles and Use of Other Sustainable Transportati...
The Energy Department (DOE) announced $22 million to support research, development, and demonstration of innovative plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) ...
June 2, 2016
Energy Secretary Moniz Hosts Gathering of World’s Energy Ministers in San Francisco to Advance Technology Solutions, Accelerate Clean E...

21 governments and European Union announce efforts to double clean energy R&D investments over five years to $30 billion per year.

May 27, 2016
The Ohio State University won year two of the four-year EcoCAR 3 Competition. |  Photo by Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition
The Ohio State University Defends Title, Wins Second Year of EcoCAR 3 Competition
Energy Department and General Motors crown The Ohio State University this year’s winner of the EcoCAR 3 – Advanced Vehicle Technology Competiti...
May 26, 2016
Energy Department Announces Partnership with CoStar Group, Inc. to Expand Visibility of Energy-Efficient Buildings in U.S. Real Estate Ma...

As part of the Obama Administration's effort to cut energy waste in the America's buildings, the U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings...

May 25, 2016
DOE Announces Webinars on Tribal Business Structures for Financing Projects, the Technologist in Residence Pilot, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to...