Author: US Department of Energy

Staff at an electric vehicle charging station at the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel. Courtesy of NPS/Herbert.

New Interactive Map Shows EV Charging Stations Near U.S. National Parks

Snacks: Check. Road trip tunes: Check. An interactive map showing electric vehicle charging stations at the national park you are visiting: Check, check, and check. As electric vehicle (EV) adoption grows — and tourism to U.S. national parks skyrockets — many visitors to the nation’s wild spaces have the same … [continued]

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NREL Tapped To Help Electrify 4 Major Freight Corridors

This spring, the U.S. Department of Energy announced $7 million in funding for seven projects focused on creating regional infrastructure plans to support electric charging and hydrogen fueling for medium- and heavy-duty trucks along the nation’s most heavily trafficked corridors. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will collaborate with industry … [continued]

Credit: Genevieve Martin/ORNL

New Supercomputer for Climate Science

The newest Gaea system provides increased performance for more advanced climate modeling and simulation Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is launching a new supercomputer dedicated to climate science research. The new system is the fifth supercomputer to be installed and run by … [continued]

DOE Seeks Public Feedback & Input On New Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grants for Electrified Vehicles…

DOE Seeks Public Feedback and Input on New Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grants for Electrified Vehicles Program Issues Request for Information and Announces Virtual Workshops on May 4 and May 5, 2023 The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains (MESC) has released a Request for … [continued]

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $72 Million to Expand Pathways to Clean Energy Jobs

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Provides $18 Million to Over a Dozen Higher Education Institutions, Including 7 Minority Serving Institutions, and $54 Million to Train the Next Generation of Clean Energy and Manufacturing Workers WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) … [continued]

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Visit a Solar Decathlon Zero Energy Home Near You, April 4–18

Collegiate teams competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® 2023 Build Challenge will hold community open houses for their zero energy homes April 4–18. Eleven collegiate teams across the globe have spent nearly two years designing and building full-size, high-performance, low-carbon houses for the competition. These dwellings demonstrate … [continued]