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February 8, 2018
Inkjet-printed perovskite solar cells
Iris PV and NREL Work to Modernize Rooftop Solar Production with Tandem Solar Panels
Iris Photovoltaics, Inc. is working to modernize how silicon solar panels are manufactured and increase efficiency to a range of 25-30%.
October 16, 2017
What is Additive Manufacturing?
Additive manufacturing allows researchers to create physical, three-dimensional objects directly from a computer design file.
April 6, 2017
Digging In: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Creates World's First 3D Printed Excavator

Oak Ridge National Laboratory produced the world’s first 3D printed excavator. But this prototype does more than just move dirt. It demonstrates...

January 13, 2017
A new Energy Department report examines trade and economic benchmarks for 12 key economies in four clean energy technologies: wind turbine components, solar photovoltaic modules, lithium-ion battery cells for electric vehicles, and light-emitting diode (LED) packages for energy-efficient lighting technologies.
Benchmarking the Growth of Global Clean Energy Manufacturing

Manufacturing has a significant economic multiplier, spurring jobs and investments elsewhere in the economy, and the United States is among the...

October 7, 2016
Making Our Solar Future with American Manufacturing

Every second that ticks by, six solar cells come off U.S. manufacturing lines that contain crystalline silicon. In 10 years, the Energy Department...

October 6, 2016
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U.S. Manufacturing Leading the Way to a Global Clean Energy Economy

The Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative (CEMI) was established in 2013 to apply the Energy Department’s resources and capabilities to increase U...

September 30, 2016
The Department of Energy has tapped Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to develop Build4Scale, a training program for clean technology entrepreneurs focused on manufacturing fundamentals.
Build4Scale: Training Cleantech Entrepreneurs for Manufacturing Success

Build4Scale will help entrepreneurs cost effectively build their clean energy products by providing training on manufacturing fundamentals like...

September 21, 2016
Manufacturing Blog
Students Go Back to School, Prepare for Clean Energy Careers

The Energy Department’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is investing in programs that ensure the future workforce can meet and exceed the needs...

September 15, 2016
A simulation of pressure applied to felt used to absorb water in a paper drying process is one of the projects that received funding from the Department of Energy. | <em>Photo courtesy of David Trebotich/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory</em>
HPC4Mfg: Pairing Bright Minds with Powerful Resources to Address Critical Challenges in Manufacturing

The goal of our High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) program is to allow more entrepreneurs and innovators to tap into this...

August 29, 2016
The World’s Largest 3D Printed Object

Oak Ridge National Laboratory 3D-printed a tool Boeing will use to build its airplane wings.

June 20, 2016
Improving Manufacturing through Technology and Innovation

Latest institute can help manufacturers better design, measure, predict and control all aspects of the manufacturing process.

April 20, 2016
Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Dr. Dave Danielson addresses national industry leaders and stakeholders in his remarks at the 2015 AEMC Summit.
Clean Energy Manufacturing Leaders to Convene at Northeast Regional Summit in New York
Our latest summit, the American Energy & Manufacturing Competitiveness (AEMC) Northeast Regional Summit: Innovating for a Clean Energy Future, will...
March 11, 2016
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New CEMAC Report Examines Global Dynamics of Energy Manufacturing

The Clean Energy Manufacturing Analysis Center’s (CEMAC) first annual Research Highlights report, a compilation of exciting findings from its set...

February 24, 2016
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Accelerating Materials Development for a Clean Energy Future

The White House and the Department of Energy kicked-off a new initiative, the Energy Materials Network, to accelerate innovation around the clean...

February 1, 2016
3 Reasons Why Advanced Manufacturing Institutes Matter

American manufacturing is booming, but how do we take it to the next level? The answer could be found in the National Network for Manufacturing...

September 29, 2015
The Third-Annual AEMC Summit: Showcasing U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing Growth Powered by New Innovation Models

Earlier this month, leaders in science and industry gathered at the Energy Department’s 2015 American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness's ...

September 24, 2015
3 Ways Our Manufacturing Institutes Are Changing the Clean Energy Game

Find out how the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation institutes are advancing America's clean energy economy.

September 14, 2015
Video: Clean Energy Manufacturing Boosting U.S. Competitiveness

Learn how clean energy manufacturing is changing the kinds of products we make and how they are built.

July 23, 2015
Energy Department representatives visit “Deep Orange 5,” the fifth version of Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research’s (CU-ICAR) industry-sponsored and student-led vehicle project. DeepOrange is a an innovative approach to engineering education, teaching graduate students a complete product development process. | Photo Credit: CU-ICAR
EERE’s Southeast Swing: Clean Energy Manufacturing in the Southeast is Booming

The Energy Department’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative (CEMI) recently held its Southeast Regional Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. The more than...

June 25, 2015
Suniva, Inc. solar panels on the roof of the Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory at the Georgia Institute of Technology. | Photo courtesy of Georgia Tech
Southeast Regional Summit to Convene High-Profile Clean Energy Manufacturing Leaders on July 9

The upcoming Southeast Regional Summit will connect the U.S. southeast innovation ecosystem to Energy Department programs and resources, and help...

June 18, 2015
Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Dr. David Danielson speaks during the launch of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation in Knoxville, Tennessee. | Photo courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Institute for Advanced Composites Helping America Lead on Clean Energy Manufacturing

Newly launched Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation will work to lower the overall manufacturing costs of advanced composites...

April 15, 2015
Photo Gallery: 3D Printing Brings Classic Shelby Cobra to Life

All-electric 50th-anniversary Shelby Cobra car was created using large-scale 3D-printer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

March 27, 2015
Celebrating Two Years of Building America’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Future

Find out how we are helping to strengthen U.S. clean energy manufacturing competitiveness.

January 9, 2015
Pictured above is the Shelby Cobra, a vehicle 3-D printed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Using advanced composites and 3-D printing both cut the car's weight in half and improved performance and safety. | Photo by Carlos Jones.
Building a More Competitive American Manufacturing Industry with Advanced Composites

Our new Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Advanced Composites will help revolutionize clean energy technology one material at a time.

September 17, 2014
The Future of Manufacturing Takes Shape: 3D Printed Car on Display at Manufacturing Summit

This week in Washington, leaders in science, industry, and manufacturing gathered at the Energy Department’s 2014 American Energy and Manufacturing...