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Statement by Secretary Moniz on IPCC's Working Group Report on Climate Change Mitigation

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 18:45
April 13, 2014Statement by Secretary Moniz on IPCC's Working Group Report on Climate Change Mitigation

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz issued a statement on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Working Group report on climate change mitigation.

Funding Opportunity Announcement for Water Power Manufacturing

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:23
April 11, 2014Funding Opportunity Announcement for Water Power Manufacturing

On April 11, 2014, the funding opportunity titled “Water Power Manufacturing" was released by the Water Power Program to support the application of advanced materials and manufacturing techniques to the development of new hydropower technologies.

Energy Department Announces $4 Million for University Consortium to Advance America’s Water Power Industry

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:00
April 11, 2014Energy Department Announces $4 Million for University Consortium to Advance America’s Water Power Industry

The Energy Department today announced $4 million to engage America’s research universities in the effort to accelerate the development of the emerging marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy industry in the United States.

DOE Announces Marine and Hydrokinetic Open Data Effort

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:39
April 10, 2014DOE Announces Marine and Hydrokinetic Open Data Effort

In an effort to improve future data management and access, DOE’s Water Power Program is standing up a Marine and Hydrokinetics (MHK) Data Repository to manage the receipt, protection, and dissemination of scientific and technical data generated by DOE funded awards.

Funding Opportunity Announcement for a Marine and Hydrokinetic Development University Consortium

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:27
April 10, 2014Funding Opportunity Announcement for a Marine and Hydrokinetic Development University Consortium

On April 10, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $4 million to engage America’s research universities in the effort to accelerate the development of the emerging marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy industry in the United States.

DOE Announces Webinars on Maintenance Practices for LED Streetlights, LED Color Stability, and More

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:13
April 10, 2014DOE Announces Webinars on Maintenance Practices for LED Streetlights, LED Color Stability, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. View this week's webinars.

Full Breakout Session Lineup for 2014 SunShot Summit

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 16:54
April 9, 2014Full Breakout Session Lineup for 2014 SunShot Summit

SunShot is pleased to announce its lineup of Grand Challenge Breakout Sessions for the 2014 SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Peer Review. Stay tuned for specific locations and times of each session, as well as the speaker lineup.

DOE Marks Major Milestone with Startup of Recovery Act Demonstration Project

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:36
April 9, 2014DOE Marks Major Milestone with Startup of Recovery Act Demonstration Project

Public-private partnership advances carbon capture technologies for America’s clean energy future

Lieutenant General Frank G. Klotz, USAF (Ret), Confirmed as Energy Department Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and Administrator for the National Nuclear Security Administration

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 17:15
April 8, 2014Lieutenant General Frank G. Klotz, USAF (Ret), Confirmed as Energy Department Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and Administrator for the National Nuclear Security Administration

Lieutenant General Frank G. Klotz, United States Air Force (Ret), was confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday, April 08, 2014, as the Department of Energy’s Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and Administrator for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).

Energy Department Invests More than $3 Million to Advance U.S. Competitiveness in the Fuel Cell Market

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 16:42
April 8, 2014Energy Department Invests More than $3 Million to Advance U.S. Competitiveness in the Fuel Cell Market

In support of President Obama's all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today awarded more than $3 million to Connecticut-based FuelCell Energy for a project that could increase U.S. competitiveness in the fuel cell market and give businesses more affordable, cleaner power options.

SunShot Grand Challenge Summit Breakout Sessions Announced

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 15:41
April 8, 2014SunShot Grand Challenge Summit Breakout Sessions Announced

The 2014 SunShot Grand Challenge Summit is only six weeks away! SunShot is excited to announce our thought-provoking lineup of Grand Challenge Breakout Sessions.

DOE Publishes Notice of Public Meeting for Smart Grid-connected Buildings

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:30
April 8, 2014DOE Publishes Notice of Public Meeting for Smart Grid-connected Buildings

The physical characterization of smart and grid-connected commercial and residential buildings end-use equipment and appliances, including but not limited to processes and metrics for measurement, identification of grid and building services, and identification of values and benefits of grid connectivity.

Department of Energy Releases 2014 Strategic Plan

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 14:25
April 7, 2014Department of Energy Releases 2014 Strategic Plan

The Department of Energy released its 2014 Strategic Plan, a comprehensive blueprint to guide the agency's core mission.

Funding Opportunity Announcement for Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 09:47
April 4, 2014Funding Opportunity Announcement for Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain

On April 4, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy announced a $2.5 million funding opportunity entitled “Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain.” By researching the physical processes that take place in complex terrain, this funding opportunity will improve foundational weather models by developing short-term wind forecasts for use by industry professionals, specifically in the Western United States. Due to the complexity of Western terrain, predicting varying wind conditions often times proves troublesome.

Energy Department and Environmental Protection Agency Honor 2014 Energy Star Partners of the Year

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:49
April 3, 2014Energy Department and Environmental Protection Agency Honor 2014 Energy Star Partners of the Year

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring 127 organizations for their commitment to protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency.

DOE Announces Webinars on Climate Change Impacts and Indian Country, Pneumatic Control Retrofits and Air-Side Control Peer Exchange, and More

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 09:21
April 3, 2014DOE Announces Webinars on Climate Change Impacts and Indian Country, Pneumatic Control Retrofits and Air-Side Control Peer Exchange, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. View this week's webinars.

Sec. Moniz Discusses Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Loans

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:37
April 2, 2014Sec. Moniz Discusses Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Loans

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz today highlighted key improvements to the Department’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) Loan Program at the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) Legislative Summit.

Technology Incubator for Wind Energy Innovations Funding Opportunity Announcement

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 14:42
April 2, 2014Technology Incubator for Wind Energy Innovations Funding Opportunity Announcement

On April 2, 2014 EERE’s Wind Program announced a funding opportunity entitled “Technology Incubator for Wind Energy Innovations.” This funding opportunity will fund R&D investments in technology approaches and solutions that are not currently represented in the Wind Program’s existing project portfolio.

At its Largest Truck Plant, Volvo Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:37
April 1, 2014At its Largest Truck Plant, Volvo Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

Building on President Obama’s Better Buildings Initiative and the Administration’s broader efforts to double energy productivity by 2030, the Department of Energy today recognized Volvo Group North America for its leadership in energy efficiency at the New River Valley assembly plant near Roanoke, Va.