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Clean Energy to Out-Innovate the Rest of the World
by Kate Bannan on Thu, 12 May, 2011

President Obama recently visited a clean energy company that manufactures hybrid vehicle transmission technology, and spoke about his long term plan to protect consumers against rising oil prices and decrease oil imports while ensuring a cleaner, safer and more secure energy future for our country.  The President saidthat investments in a clean energy economy are the only solution to high gas prices in the long term.

The Department of Energy is committed to reducing America's dependence on foreign oil and developing energy efficient technologies for buildings, homes, transportation, power systems and industry.  DOE invests in clean energy technologies that strengthen the economy, protect the environment, and reduce dependence on foreign oil.

To find out more about what DOE is doing, go to DOE Green Energy, a free resource developed by The Office of Scientific and Technical Information that takes users to green energy information from thousands of DOE-sponsored research and development projects.  DOE Green Energy provides free access to over 30,000 full text technical reports and over 2,000 patents.

You can read about some of the latest research in advanced vehicle technologies with these highlighted reports from DOE Green Energy:Clean Cities 2011 Vehicle Buyer's Guide; Natural gas vehicles: Status, barriers, and opportunities; NREL Showcases Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine Bus; RD&D Cooperation for the Development of Fuel Cell, Hybrid and Electric Vehicles within the International Energy Agency: Preprint; Hydrogen Filling Station (HFS).

OSTI and the DOE Green Energy portal make learning about various forms of green energy --  solar, wind, bioenergy, geothermal, hydro electric and many more – quick and easy. 

OSTI has long been committed to ensuring citizens have appropriate access to their government’s research results. OSTI is dedicated to the principle that, to advance science, research must be shared. OSTI works to accelerate the sharing of knowledge to speed discovery.

Related OSTI Products: DOE Green Energy
Other Related Topics: clean energy, obama

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Kate Bannan
Communication and Outreach Specialist
Kate Bannan is a Communications and Outreach Specialist for the Department of Energy’s Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) She develops and implements strategic communications and outreach programs to build awareness of OSTI, its programs and initiatives.