Social Media

EERE offers various ways for you to connect with us and share information on energy efficiency and renewable energy with your own social media networks. The following social media applications are available:

Social Bookmarking


RSS, or Really Simple Syndication, allows you to track EERE news and other updates in your RSS reader.
See the full list of EERE's RSS feeds.


Blogs allow writers to share personal insights on topics related to EERE, while readers can comment and discuss the topic covered in the blog post. You can join the conversation by reading and commenting on EERE's blogs.


The EERE Blog includes updates on current EERE projects, interviews with energy experts, and other stories about EERE's technology offices, crosscutting initiatives, and national laboratories.

Energy Saver Blog

The Energy Savers Blog covers consumer information on energy efficiency and renewable technologies at home, on the road, and in the workplace. This blog supports the website.

Energy Blog

The Energy Blog includes entries from many voices across the Department of Energy, offering unique perspectives on DOE's mission, work, and why it matters to you.

Solar Decathlon News Blog

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon News Blog provides regular updates about Solar Decathlon news and events.

Bioenergy Technologies Office Blog

Bioenergy Technologies Office Blog is a place for the Office of EERE, the biomass community, and the general public to learn about and discuss the latest news and events in the Bioenergy Technologies Office, and the entire bio-industry.

Bulletin Board of Lessons Learned

This page is your resource for information on how EERE is monitoring its portfolio of Recovery Act projects, with updates on monitoring activities ranging from construction-site visits to improved monitoring processes. The forum is a place to learn about EERE's work monitoring financial assistance awarded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, including best practices uncovered and lessons learned.

Clean Cities Blog

The Clean Cities Blog helps Clean Cities coordinators and stakeholders access information about alternative transportation topics that affect their coalitions around the United States.

National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Blog

The National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition blog covers news and events related to the National and Regional Business Plan Competition. The blog provides the latest news on the upcoming Competition and stories about previous years' competitors.


EERE on Facebook

Connect with the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy on Facebook for the latest news and information from EERE.

Energy Saver on Facebook

Energy Saver connects with consumers on Facebook to discuss ways to save energy and money at home.

Solar Decathlon on Facebook

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon shares regular Facebook updates about Solar Decathlon and encourages users to share their own thoughts.

Energy Codes on Facebook

The Building Energy Codes Program shares information on Facebook to promote stronger building energy codes and and help states adopt, implement, and enforce those codes.

Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework

Discover the power of bioenergy through an interface that provides extensive access to research data and literature, GIS mapping tools, and collaborative networks.


Energy Department on Twitter

The U.S. Department of Energy shares news and other updates.

Solar Decathlon on Twitter

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon shares regular Twitter updates about Solar Decathlon.

Better Buildings on Twitter

DOE's Better Buildings Initiative shares updates about partners and projects.


U.S. Department of Energy on YouTube

DOE's YouTube channel offers videos from across the department, including the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Solar Decathlon on YouTube

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon shares video from and about the competition that challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive.

Building Energy Codes Program on YouTube

The Building Energy Codes Program shares videos from conferences, webcasts, and trainings related to energy codes.

Clean Cities on YouTube

The Clean Cities YouTube channel features videos about the Clean Cities program, alternative fuels, advanced vehicles, and successful Clean Cities transportation projects.


Widgets are snippets of code that you can place on your website, blog, or social networking site. Widgets are updated whenever EERE updates its content. The following widgets are available:

Communication Standards Widget

Share headlines from entries on the Communication Standards Blog.

Weekly Seasonal Energy Saving Tip

Display a new tip for seasonal energy savings each week. The widget tips change with the seasons.

EERE News Widget

Share headlines about energy efficiency and renewable energy news and events.

Alternative Fueling Station Locator

Use the embed function on the station locator to add this tool to your website. You can customize the height and width, as well as set a default fuel type and search area.

Energy Savers Blog Widget

Share headlines from entries on the Energy Savers Blog.

Vehicle Cost Calculator Widget

Calculate the annual fuel cost and greenhouse gas emissions for alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles.

EERE Office Plans, Implementation, and Results Publications

Display the latest and most popular publications related to plans, implementation, and results from the EERE Technology Offices. This widget is currently available for geothermal, advanced manufacturing, bioenergy, fuel cells, vehicles, and water technologies. The Geothermal Technologies Office's widget is shown below.

Teach and Learn Widget

Search for energy-related lesson plans, labs, projects, and other activities for grades K–12.