U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


Information Resources

Here you will find various informational resources related to the commercialization of clean energy technologies.

Hawaiian Renewable Energy Development Venture

EnergySmart Tax Credits 

Energy Efficiency Tax Credits 

National Laboratories

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) national laboratories play an important role in the development and commercialization of new energy technologies. Of the many national laboratories, 13 directly support the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. To find out more about investment and commercialization opportunities available at the laboratories, contact their technology transfer divisions.

House Hearings on Tech Transfer

In June 2010, the House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Research and Science Education held a hearing entitled "From the Lab Bench to the Marketplace: Improving Technology Transfer." Witnesses included Neil Kane of Advanced Diamond Technologies Inc., a Technology Commercialization Fund awardee.


EERE Technology Commercialization Portal: Connecting Energy Industry and Market Leaders with Laboratory TechnologiesPDF

Murphy, L.M; Edwards, P.L.: Bridging the Valley of Death: Transitioning from Public to Private Sector FinancingPDF, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 2003

Enhancing Commercial Outcomes from R&D: A Framework for a Public–Private Partnership to Increase the Yield of Federally Funded R&D Investments and Promote Economic DevelopmentPDF

The Cleantech Group: U.S. Smart Grid Vendor EcosystemPDF