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lithium-ion batteries
Jeff St. John

Biden admin aims to make the US a world leader in lithium-ion batteries

The fast-growing lithium-ion battery sector is the key to powering EVs and decarbonizing the grid — and the U.S. doesn’t want to be left behind.

Biden admin aims to make the US a world leader in lithium-ion batteries
Solar
Emma Foehringer Merchant

Can a new SunShot push the US toward 100% clean energy?

The Department of Energy has a new solar price goal — but getting to carbon-free electricity will require more sweeping changes in electricity strategy, experts say.

Can a new SunShot push the US toward 100% clean energy?
electric vehicles
Jeff St. John

DOE commits $100M in grants to put electric trucks on the road

The SuperTruck program funds research and development, and road tests are planned for this fall. But more real-world proof — and much more charging infrastructure — is needed.

DOE commits $100M in grants to put electric trucks on the road
Department of Energy
Eric Wesoff

Solar finance pioneer Jigar Shah to lead $40 billion DOE Loan Programs Office

“The technology will never be the bottleneck. The bottleneck is implementation and the ability to attract capital.”

Solar finance pioneer Jigar Shah to lead $40 billion DOE Loan Programs Office