Advanced Energy Benefits:
Advanced Energy in Action
See what happens when advanced energy goes to work - saving money, solving problems, reducing pollution.
Improvements in battery cost and performance are making PEVs practical alternatives to gasoline vehicles. Fill'er up with electrons, please.
Replacements for gasoline, diesel and jet fuel are being produced from algae - without competing for farmland or potable water.
Methane-rich landfill gas is being purified and added to the natural gas network.
Efficient LED lights, coupled with intelligent controls, are lighting up the Empire State Building while saving energy and labor costs.
Making efficient use of fuels to co-produce electricity and heat helps industry stay competitive and is good for the environment.
The first geothermal power plant in 20 years to go online in the Salton Sea area is now generating enough renewable energy for 50,000 homes.
Texas is now home to the country's largest wood-fueled power plant, which is providing power to the City of Austin.
Leasing is becoming a popular way for homeowners to install solar power, removing the biggest obstacle to wider adoption - high first cost.
Electricity Delivery and Management
Microgrids that can be isolated from the larger electricity grid when problems arise can run for days until power is restored.
- Economic Impact
- Advanced Energy in Action
- Secure, Clean, Affordable
- Companies Delivering On Advanced Energy
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