In support of President Obama’s commitment to a clean energy future, the Energy Department today began the process to select collegiate teams to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015. Colleges, universities, and other post-secondary educational institutions are welcome to submit proposals, which are reviewed, scored, and ranked based on a merit review process.
President Issues Executive Order Aimed at Preparing for the Impacts of Climate Change; Tribal Leaders to Serve on Task Force
Learn how a new federal task force that includes tribal leaders will assist the Administration in facilitating state, local, and tribal efforts to strengthen their resilience to the impacts of climate change.
On Friday, I made my first visit to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. It is stunning that one can see firsthand the destructive force of the tsunami even more than two and a half years after the tragic events
A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz Regarding President Obama’s Executive Order on Climate Preparedness
The recent anniversary of Superstorm Sandy serves as a stark reminder of how disruptions to our nation’s critical infrastructure have far-reaching economic, health, safety and security impacts.
Energy Department Announces Topics and New Approaches for Grants to Small Businesses in Clean Energy Technologies
The Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) today announced new topics under its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Technology Transfer (STTR) program that will help small businesses develop innovative ideas and deliver market-driven solutions.
Read the Presidential Proclamation designating November 2013 National Native American Heritage Month.
Innovative Hybrid Technology to Deploy Cost-Competitive, Clean Energy and Improve Plant Efficiency
The Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), as part of its commitment to strengthen the nation's clean energy economy and to increase communications with the public and other stakeholders, today announced the launch of a new blog on Energy.gov.
The blog is focused on providing updates on current EERE projects, interviews with energy experts, and other stories about EERE technology offices, cross-cutting initiatives, and the Department's national laboratories.
DOE Announces Webinars on Energy Efficiency Competitions, Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines, and More
EERE webinars on November 5, 7, and 20 will cover energy efficiency competitions, Better Buildings workforce guidelines, and offshore wind economic impacts.
The U.S. Department of Energy today announced the availability of the Amchitka Island, Alaska, Biological Monitoring Report 2011 Sampling Results for the Amchitka, Alaska, site. The report provides the results of terrestrial and marine sampling in the areas surrounding Amchitka and Adak Islands in 2011.
DOE Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement for the FutureGen 2.0 Project, Morgan County, Illinois
The U.S. Department of Energy has issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the FutureGen 2.0 Project.
The Energy Department announced winners of the first-ever Housing Innovation Awards, recognizing 46 diverse industry leaders bringing the best in energy efficient building technologies and design to new and older homes and helping households save money.
Join the final installment of the 2013 tribal renewable energy series and get insiders' perspectives on successful tribal energy project development.
Upcoming webinars discuss case studies about the Tribal implementation of renewable energy projects and Better Buildings Challenge partner highlights.
New Report Shows Trend Toward Larger Offshore Wind Systems, with 11 Advanced Stage Projects Proposed in U.S. Waters
The Energy Department today released a new report showing progress for the U.S. offshore wind energy market in 2012.
Building on President Obama’s broad-based plan to cut carbon pollution and support clean energy innovation across the country, Energy Secretary Moniz announced about $60 million to support innovative solar energy research and development.
The Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) Program Progress Report II, which updates the SGIG Progress Report published in July 2012, is now available for downloading.
FACT SHEET: Energy Department Actions to Deploy Combined Heat and Power, Boost Industrial Efficiency
Underscoring President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut harmful emissions and double energy efficiency, the Energy Department is taking action to develop the next generation of combined heat and power (CHP) technology.
Bradley Crowell was confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 as the Department of Energy’s Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs.
OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE FOR FURLOUGHED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
Q: Can furloughed DOE employees seek and accept employment with non-federal businesses or organizations during the period that they are not at work?