More Women Who Inspire Us in Climate Action

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 02:10:22 +0000

We’re reflecting on women in climate action who helped light a spark for protecting the planet with our workforce. Maybe you saw our first article, “Inspired by: Meet the Women in Climate Action Who Give Us Hope,” that kicked off Women’s History Month on energy.gov. There’s more to add to the list, so today we’re sharing stories with you, and another roster of impressive […]

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DOE Awards $110 Million to Small Businesses Pursuing Scientific, Clean Energy, and Climate Solutions

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 02:00:18 +0000

102 Projects Across America will Receive Seed Funding to Launch New Ideas to Market That Will Create Jobs

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Slash Solar Prices 60%? Not With The U.S. Plan

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 03:37:18 +0000

Pro-tip: if the expenditure units starts with m instead of b, it’s not serious. Billions move the needle. Millions just keep the lights on in a few pet projects.

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Giving Kids the Building Blocks To Envision a Solar Future

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2021 21:31:02 +0000

As Part of the InSPIRE Project, NREL Senior Analyst Helped Dream Up a Creative Way To Educate about Energy, Water, and Food

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Solar Is Cheapest Electricity In History, U.S. DOE Aims To Cut Costs 60% By 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 05:37:13 +0000

Solar power costs have dropped to a record low — for the world, in all of history. However, we need them to go lower.

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DOE’s Energy Storage Grand Challenge Celebrates Women’s History Month

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 03:20:39 +0000

If you reflect on the immense contributions of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s 17 national laboratories to society since the 1930s, it’s easy to conjure up discoveries and capabilities related to the multibillion-dollar, world-class national user facilities spread across the county. But the true keystone to innovation and impact lies in the people — […]

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Waves to Water Prize: NREL Team To De-Risk Desal Device Deployment

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 03:40:47 +0000

NREL Researchers Work To Transform Seawater Into Drinking Water as We Commemorate World Water Day 2021

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Conjuring Cutting-Edge Conductivity: DOE & NREL Launch CABLE Conductor Manufacturing Prize

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 15:17:39 +0000

From trains that crisscross the country to the chargers that power your electric car, cables play an essential role in moving electricity — and you — from point A to point B. In fact, materials that conduct electricity are fundamental to nearly all energy applications, including smartphones, heat pumps, and power tools. To connect all […]

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In Virtual Tour, Department of Energy Recognizes Iron Mountain Data Centers for Energy Efficiency Leadership through Better Buildings Challenge

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 03:00:30 +0000

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized Iron Mountain Data Centers for its commitment to energy efficiency through DOE’s Better Buildings Challenge. Since joining the program in 2016, Iron Mountain met its first energy-savings goal of 20% and has now set a new goal of improving data center power usage efficiency (PUE) by 30% over a […]

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The US CLEAN Future Act — What’s In It?

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 03:40:12 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute Blog. By  Dan Lashof, Devashree Saha, Karl Hausker, Greg Carlock, Kevin Kennedy, and Tyler Clevenger  U.S. Representative Frank Pallone, chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, together with subcommittee chairs Bobby Rush and Paul Tonko, introduced the CLEAN Future Act on March 2, 2021. While numerous climate bills are introduced in each Congress, this proposal […]

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