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March 27, 2014

Fuel Cell Technologies Office Science and Technology Policy Fellowship Opportunities Available

The Fuel Cell Technologies Office is offering research opportunities through the EERE Science and Technology Policy Fellowships Program. These two-year fellowships provide an opportunity for scientists, engineers, and researchers to participate in projects that support hydrogen and fuel cell activities. More

March 27, 2014

Upcoming Webinar on EERE's FY15 Budget for Sustainable Transportation

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) will present a live webinar on EERE's FY15 budget for sustainable transportation on Thursday, April 3, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. EDT. More

March 26, 2014

Energy Department Invests $17 Million in Clean Energy Small Businesses

The Energy Department awarded $17 million in Small Business Innovation Research projects to help small businesses in 13 states develop prototype technologies that could improve manufacturing energy efficiency, reduce the cost of installing clean energy projects, and generate electricity from renewable energy sources. More

March 26, 2014

DOI Assesses Proposed Wave Energy Test Center Off the Shore of Oregon

The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) is assessing whether there is competitive interest in wave energy research off the Oregon coast. More

March 21, 2014

Sea-Tac Airport Unveils Clean Electrification Project

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac), along with partners Alaska Airlines and the Energy Department's Western Washington Clean Cities Coalition, announced a new project providing nearly 600 electric charging stations throughout the airport for ground support equipment. More

March 21, 2014

FCTO Announces Plenary Talk at American Society of Mechanical Engineers Energy Sustainability and Fuel Cell Technology Conference

The Fuel Cell Technologies Office announces a plenary talk by Dr. Sunita Satyapal, Director, Fuel Cell Technologies Office at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Energy Sustainability and Fuel Cell Technology Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, between June 30 and July 2, 2014. More

March 19, 2014

Energy Department Awards $2.2 Million to Lower Costs of Solar Energy

The Energy Department announced funding totaling $2.2 million for three California projects to help lower the costs of solar energy and increase deployment nationwide. More

March 19, 2014

Kansas' First Community Solar Project, Largest Solar Array Announced

Midwest Energy and community solar developer Clean Energy Collective have signed an agreement to build a 1-megawatt community solar photovoltaic array. More

March 19, 2014

Staples Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

The Department of Energy recognized Staples for its leadership in energy efficiency at the Coppell Fulfillment Center near Dallas, Texas. More

March 17, 2014

BETO Director Jonathan Male Attends Green Racing Event

The Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Director Jonathan Male joined the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Mike Carr to represent the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at the 12 Hours of Sebring racing event in Florida, March 12–15. More

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