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Lightweight, durable carbon fiber creates a competitive advantage for U.S. manufacturers

By helping to make airplanes faster, cheaper, quieter and more efficient, carbon fiber technology is key to staking out a competitive edge in international commercial aviation, according to a recent article in ClimateWire. Carbon fiber is also another product of chemistry that enables U.S. efforts to make our energy supplies go further than ever while [...]

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12 Days of Energy Savings: A new year’s resolution for every American

On the last day of the year, let’s take a step away from 2012 and into 2013 with resolve for a different kind of New Year’s resolution: saving more energy, which can drive positive change for a stronger, more secure and sustainable future for our families. The Department of Energy is setting a good example, [...]

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New DOE “Energy Saver” site gives tips on improving home energy efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) knows that saving energy means saving money, and its new Energy Saver webpage demonstrates some of the easiest and most cost effective ways for consumers to improve household energy efficiency. What kind of savings are we talking about? Well, the average American household spends $2,000 a year on energy [...]

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DOE workshop calls attention to improving residential energy efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) continues along a path toward a more energy efficient America this week by hosting a workshop focused on improving energy efficiency in our country’s residential sector. The three-day workshop, Residential Energy Efficiency Solutions: From Innovation to Market Transformation, is part of DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative – a program within [...]

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U.S. Department of Energy awards ACC members $14.7 million to improve operational energy efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has awarded a combined $14.7 million in R&D grants to three members of the American Chemistry Council as part of a federal economic initiative to improve energy efficiency in key manufacturing operations. According to a DoE press release, $1.2 million will be granted to Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., [...]

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Interested in saving on your monthly energy bill? They’re building an app for that!

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) “Apps for Energy” competition offers $100,000 in cash prizes in return for building build new mobile and computer software applications that educate consumers about their energy use and provide specific feedback on how they might be able to cut back on utilities like gas and electric and reduce energy [...]

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