News

Co-Optimization of Engines & Fuels: Breakthrough Research in Engine and Fuel Co-Optimization
DOE released two studies from the Co-Optimization of Engines & Fuels initiative (Co-Optima).
February 15, 2018
View Article
Department of Energy Selects Georgia Tech and UConn to Train the Next Generation of Manufacturing Experts
EERE announced nearly $4 million for a traineeship program that will address workforce training needs in energy-related manufacturing.
February 14, 2018
View Article
Department of Energy Launches Competition to Spur Onshore Manufacturing of Energy Technologies
Competition aims to close the gap between American innovators who develop new energy technologies and domestic manufacturers who produce them.
February 6, 2018
View Article
Department of Energy Announces $35 Million for Emerging Research Projects to Address Manufacturing Challenges
Projects to support early-stage, innovative technologies and solutions in advanced manufacturing.
February 5, 2018
View Article
Energy Department Announces $3 Million for High Performance Computing Collaborations for U.S. Manufacturers
DOE announced up to $3 million in funding to help American manufacturers leverage the national laboratories' high performance computing capabilities.
February 1, 2018
View Article
Department of Energy Announces Prize Competition to Accelerate U.S.-Based Solar Manufacturing
The American Made Solar Prize will incentivize the nation’s entrepreneurs to develop new processes and products for the solar marketplace.
January 24, 2018
View Article
Energy Department Selects Seven New Projects to Advance High Performance Computing in Manufacturing
DOE announced $1.87 million for seven projects to advance innovation in U.S. manufacturing through high performance computing.
January 11, 2018
View Article
Department of Energy Announces $12 Million to Advance Early-Stage Solar Research
Eight projects to advance predictive modeling capabilities for solar generation.
December 19, 2017
View Article
Energy Department Recognizes Shari's Café & Pies and King County International Airport for Leadership in Energy Efficiency
DOE recognized two Seattle-area Better Buildings Challenge partners, King County and Shari's Café & Pies, for their energy-efficient upgrades.
December 12, 2017
View Article
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $18.5 Million for Offshore Wind Research
Consortium will conduct U.S.-specific research aimed at reducing the cost of offshore wind in the United States.
December 12, 2017
View Article

Blog

Breakthrough Fuels-Engines R&D Offers Dramatic Boost in Fuel Savings, Economy, and Energy Security
As global energy demand grows, America needs to keep innovating. New energy options can create jobs, boost the economy, and improve national security.
February 20, 2018
Learn More
5 Things to Know About Geothermal Power
Geothermal energy can be harnessed both as a source of renewable electricity as well as directly for heating and cooling applications.
February 14, 2018
Learn More
5 Questions with Sonia Kassambara
Sonia Kassambara sat down with us recently for a brief discussion as part of a Black History Month Blog Series.
February 13, 2018
Learn More
University of Tennessee Engineering Students Take Sledding to a Whole New Level
While athletes are gathering around the world for the Winter Olympics, stateside, this group of engineering students take sledding to a new level.
February 9, 2018
Learn More
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%.
February 8, 2018
Learn More
4 Technological Advances for Keeping Your Home Warm While Reducing Your Energy Bill
While winter weather can bring magnificent snowy views, it isn’t always a pretty picture for your heating bill.
February 7, 2018
Learn More
4 Questions With Dr. Gerald Curry
Dr. Gerald Curry sat down with us recently for a brief discussion as part of a Black History Month Blog Series.
February 6, 2018
Learn More
Platooning Trucks to Cut Cost and Improve Efficiency
Early studies have shown that 65% of current long-haul truck miles could potentially be platooned, reducing total truck fuel consumption by 4%.
February 5, 2018
Learn More
Renaissance Services Industrialized Ceramic Additive Manufacturing Cuts Production Time in Half
Dan Sokol, managing partner at Ohio-based Renaissance Services, takes ceramics to a whole new level.
February 1, 2018
Learn More
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Creates Fidget Spinner the Width of a Human Hair
Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL) took on a singular challenge: construct a fidget spinner the width of a human hair.
January 29, 2018
Learn More

Renewable Power

Efficient Homes, Buildings, & Manufacturing

Video—The Weatherization Assistance Program: A Client's Story

This video provides a closer look at the individuals who receive help through the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) and those who provide the help.

View more videos.

The Weatherization Assistance Program: A Client's Story
Success Stories Map

This map features the positive impact of our work with businesses, industry partners, universities, research labs, and other entities to increase the use and effectiveness of affordable renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. 

View More