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Energy Department Announces $45 Million to Advance Next-Generation Vehicle Technologies

Thirty-eight projects will accelerate the research and development of technologies to improve vehicle fuel efficiency, lower transportation costs, and cut carbon pollution.

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Energy Department Invests $16 Million to Develop Wave and Tidal Energy Technologies

Seventeen projects will increase the power production of wave and tidal devices and gather data on how they interact with the surrounding environment.

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Energy Department Announces New Projects to Improve Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Twelve projects will develop innovative heating, cooling, and insulation technologies as well as energy-efficiency software to save homes and commercial buildings energy and money.

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Reports Show Record High U.S. Wind Energy Production and Manufacturing

Two new reports showcase America's increasing share of clean, renewable wind energy — supporting tens of thousands of jobs nationwide.

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Energy 101: Feedstocks for Biofuels and More
May 28, 2013

Energy 101: Feedstocks for Biofuels and More

See how organic materials are used to create biofuels, reducing dependence on foreign oil and creating jobs.

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