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August 10, 2011

DOE Relaunches its Website

DOE announced on August 4 that it has relaunched the website as an interactive information platform offering localized data and resources to save energy and money. The revamped site will save taxpayers more than $10 million annually.

Through a complete overhaul of its front-end and back-end design, modernizes how consumers and businesses access energy information and resources. The new website makes it easier for visitors to get information specific to their cities, counties, and states, including information about energy tax credits, rebates, energy saving tips, and grant opportunities. The new platform uses the latest technologies in information visualization, bringing updated and interactive charts and maps to In the current phase of the relaunch, 11 DOE program offices moved their websites' content to the new platform. Over the next year, DOE will continue to improve by moving more program websites and features to the centralized platform. See the DOE press release and website.