A Remarkable Return on Investment in Fundamental Research: 40 Years of Basic Energy Sciences at the Department of Energy

This report explores the connections between DOE-sponsored fundamental research in fields such as physics, materials science, and chemistry and the present-day technologies in information and other fields that pervade our lives. The critical role of DOE in these technological advances ranges from LED lighting and smartphone communications to more efficient internal combustion engines and lighter…

Lessons in Commercial PACE Leadership: The Path from Legislation to Launch

A new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) report, Lessons in Commercial PACE Leadership: The Path from Legislation to Launch, aims to fast track the set-up of C-PACE programs for state and local governments by capturing the lessons learned from leaders. The resource examines the long list of potential program…

Implementation Model: Skilled Trades Apprenticeship Program

“Skilled-trades workers such as HVAC technicians and electricians are among the hardest positions to fill not just for Healthcare, but across building sectors, resulting in a technical gap in workforce expertise. With the impending retirement of many of these skilled-trades workers, the need for a new generation of trained professionals that is familiar with modern,…

Interactive State Project Map

“Check out the new interactive project map developed to provide state and local leaders with a useful and convenient tool for finding information about state-led, WIP-funded projects and programs across the country. Click on each state to open a new webpage summarizing its State Energy Program (SEP) and Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) projects, recently published…
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