The Solar Impulse -- a solar-powered aircraft -- is pushing the boundaries of innovation. Learn how our SunShot Initiative takes a similar approach to advancing game-changing, clean energy breakthroughs.
A guide to figuring out if solar, wind or other small renewable energy system is right for you.
A collaborative national initiative to reduce the cost of solar energy systems by 75 percent by 2020.
The Milwaukee Solar Series
Through the stories of local residents, installers and small businesses -- highlighting the City of Milwaukee’s efforts to create a thriving solar community.
View a slideshow of some of the largest solar projects in America.
Solar Decathlon 2013 Teams
The university-led teams design, build, and operate the competition's solar-powered houses are the heart of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Check out the 20 teams will compete in Solar Decathlon 2013.
Since January, 48 employers have committed to providing electric vehicle charging access -- increasing the convenience of owning an electric vehicle and providing employees with more options for charging their vehicles.
Partnering with USDA, the Energy Department has created the State Energy Extension Partnership to equip America’s farm families and rural small businesses with the efficiency tools, resources and training needed to reduce energy costs.
America’s Next Top Energy Innovator Program is unleashing the National Labs’ unlicensed patents for use by startups -- and helping build businesses and bring energy technologies from the lab to the marketplace.
CREE, with the help of ARPA-E funding, has developed a Silicon Carbide (SIC) transistor which can be used to create solid state transformers capable of meeting the unique needs of the emerging smart grid.
SLAC's research may lead to new medications for sleeping sickness caused by a parasite that infects people via tsetse flies, threatens millions across Africa and kills an estimated 30,000 souls every single year.