Program Evaluation: EERE Planned and Completed Evaluations

This section provides a list of past and planned evaluation reports for the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).

Many of the listed reports are available as downloads. The table below tells you which¬†offices have reports accessible as downloads. A checked box in the table — materials are electronically available — indicates materials are available for a particular office. Click the name of the office to go to its reports listing, where documents can be found.

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Technology Development Offices


Materials AvailableDocuments are available
Program Process Evaluations Impact or Outcome
Evaluations
Planned Evaluations
"In-Progress" Peer Reviews Stage Gate Reviews Other Process Evaluations
Advanced Manufacturing Office (formerly Industrial Technologies Program) Materials are available Materials are available Materials are available
Bioenergy Technologies Office Materials are available Materials are available Materials are available
Building Technologies Office Materials are available Materials are available Materials are available Materials are available
Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Materials are available NA* Materials are available Materials are available
Geothermal Technologies Office Materials are available Materials are available
Fuel Cell Technologies Office Materials are available Materials are available Materials are available Materials are available
Solar Energy Technologies Office Materials are available Materials are available
Vehicle Technologies Office Materials are available Materials are available Materials are available
Water Power Program
Weatherization & Intergovernmental Programs Office Materials are available NA* Materials are available Materials are available
Wind Program Materials are available Materials are available Materials are available

* NA = Not applicable


Business Administration, Communications, and EERE Corporate


Program Process Evaluations Impact or Outcome
Evaluations
Planned Evaluations
"In-Progress" Peer Reviews Stage Gate Reviews Other Process Evaluations
Business Operations Materials are available NA*
Communications NA* Materials are available
EERE Corporate Materials are available NA* Materials are available

* NA = Not applicable


Technology Development Offices

Advanced Manufacturing Office (formerly Industrial Technologies Program)

Peer Reviews

  • Energy Intensive Processes (EIP) Workshop, September 1-2, 2009
  • Chemicals Portfolio Review, AICHE Spring Meeting, April 2007
  • Sensor & Automation Portfolio Review on June 13, 2007
  • Sensors & Automation Portfolio Review at Sensors Expo, Rosemont, IL, June 2006
  • Forest Products peer, April 4-6, 2006
  • ITP Corporate Peer Review, Sept 6-8, 2006
  • Chemicals Portfolio Review, AICHE Spring Meeting, April 2006
  • Sensor & Automation Portfolio Review, June 13, 2007
  • Sensors & Automation Portfolio Review at Sensors Expo, Rosemont, IL June 5-6, 2006
  • Forest Products Peer Review, April 5-6, 2006
  • Mining Portfolio Review at Society of Mining Engineers, March 2, 2005
  • Metal Casting Portfolio Review, April 1, 2005
  • Chemicals Portfolio Review at AIChE Spring Meeting, April 11, 2005
  • Summary Report on the FY2005 Materials Portfolio Review, June 2005
  • Sensors and Automation Portfolio Review, June 6, 2005
  • Steel Portfolio Review, September 2005
  • Glass Portfolio Review, September 2005
  • Aluminum Portfolio Review, October 1, 2005
  • Forest Products Portfolio Review, October 5, 2005
  • Industrial Energy Systems Portfolio Review, December 1, 2005
  • Decreasing Energy Intensity in Manufacturing: Assessing the Strategies and Future Directions of the Industrial Technologies Program, 2005
  • Metal Casting Portfolio Review, October 2004
  • Chemicals Portfolio Review at AIChE Spring Meeting, March 2004
  • Materials Portfolio Review, June 2004
  • Sensors and Automation Portfolio Review at Sensors Expo at McCormack Place, June 2004
  • Steel Portfolio Review, September 2004
  • Glass Portfolio Review, June 2004
  • Aluminum Portfolio Review, October 2004
  • Summary of FY2004 Forest Products Portfolio Review, May 2004
  • Combustion and Supporting Industries Portfolio Review, September 2004
  • Industrial Energy Systems Portfolio Review, 2004
  • Industrial Technology Assessments: An Evaluation of the Research Program of the Office of Industrial Technologies, NRC, 1999
  • Intermetallic Alloy Development: A Program Evaluation, National Materials Advisory Board, NRC, publication NMAB-487-1, 1997

Stage Gate Reviews

  • Update

Other Process Evaluations

  • None

Impact Evaluations

Planned Evaluations (planned or underway)

  • None

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Bioenergy Technologies Office

Peer Reviews

Stage Gate Reviews

  • Stage Gate Review of Pretreatment: AGCO, October 2010
  • Stage Gate Review of Ethanologen Development Projects: Mascoma, Dec 3, 2009
  • Stage Gate Review of Ethanologen Development Projects: Verenium, Sept 10, 2009
  • Stage Gate Review of Ethanologen Development Projects: DuPont, Aug 11, 2009
  • Stage Gate Review of Ethanologen Development Projects: Purdue, July 7, 2009
  • Stage Gate Review of Ethanologen Development Projects: Cargill, June 3, 2009
  • Stage Gate Review of Pretreatment: UC Riverside, Dartmouth, Purdue, Texas A&M, Auburn U, Michigan State U, NREL, and University of British Columbia with Genencor, May 2007
  • Stage Gate Review of Syngas Cleanup: Biomass Gas Cleanup Using a Therminator, Research Triangle Institute, 3/15/07
  • Stage Gate Review of Gasification: Catalytic Hydrothermal Gasification for Eastman Kingsport Chemical Production Plant, Antares Group Inc., 1/30/07
  • Stage Gate Review of Syngas Cleanup: Trace Metal Scavenging from Biomass Syngas with Novel High Temperature Sorbents, Southern Research Institute, 10/30/06
  • Stage Gate Review of Syngas Cleanup: Engineering New Catalysts for In-process Elimination of Tars Gas Technology Institute, 7/29/06
  • Stage Gate Review of Syngas Cleanup: Biomass Gas Cleanup Using a Therminator, Research Triangle Institute, 6/15/06
  • Stage Gate Review of Syngas Cleanup: Biomass Gas Cleanup Using a Therminator, Research Triangle Institute, 3/15/06
  • Stage Gate Review of Gasification: Catalytic Hydrothermal Gasification for Eastman Kingsport Chemical Production Plant, Antares Group Inc., 1/15/06
  • Stage Gate Review of Syngas Cleanup: Trace Metal Scavenging from Biomass Syngas with Novel High Temperature Sorbents, Southern Research Institute, 10/30/05
  • Stage Gate Reviews in the Biomass Program, March 2005
  • Stage Gate Review of Feedstock Infrastructure Activity, March 2005
  • Stage Gate reviews including Sugars Platform 2004
  • Enzyme Hydrolysis, April 2002
  • Enzymatic Cellulose Hydrolysis, April 2002

Other Process Evaluations

  • None

Impact Evaluations

  • None

Planned Evaluations (planned or underway)

  • Stage Gate Review of Syngas Cleanup: Southern Research Institute, Q4 FY12
  • Stage Gate Review of Syngas Cleanup: Emery Energy, Q2 FY12
  • Stage Gate Review of Syngas Cleanup: Iowa State U, Q1 FY12
  • Stage Gate Review of Syngas Cleanup: Research Triangle Institute, Q1 FY12

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Building Technologies Office

Peer Reviews

  • 2011 Solid State Lighting Peer Review, January 2011
  • 2010 Solid State Lighting Peer Review, July 2010
  • 2010 peer review the cool roof research and the cool roof roadmap, Envelope and window program
  • 2009 Solid State Lighting Peer Review, July 2009
  • Peer Review Solid-State Lighting, July 2008
  • Reflective Hydride EC Peer Review, May/June 2008
  • Building Codes Program Review, April 2008
  • Peer Review of all first-year Solid-State Lighting research and development projects, June 2007
  • Energy Conservation Standards Rulemaking Peer Review Report, Prepared Pursuant to the Office of Management and Budget's "Final Information Quality Bulletin for Peer Review," DOE, February 2007
  • Energy Conservation Standards Rulemaking Peer Review Report – Supporting Documentation, March 2007
  • Water Heating Peer Review, February 9, 2006
  • Commercial Integration (Controls) Peer Review, March 27-30, 2006
  • Commercial Integration (Diagnostics & Commissioning) Peer Review, March 27-30, 2006
  • Commercial Integration (High Performance Buildings) Peer Review, March 27-30, 2006
  • Analysis Tools Peer Review, April 2006
  • Space Conditioning (IAQ) Peer Review, February 15, 2006
  • Space Conditioning (Systems) Peer Review, February 6-8, 2006
  • Conventional Lighting Peer Review, January 25-27, 2005
  • Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality Peer Review, February 22-23, 2005
  • Building Codes Peer Review, May 4, 2005
  • Appliance & Emerging Technologies Peer Review, October 25-27, 2005
  • Windows Peer Review, May 17-19, 2005
  • Building America Peer Review, June 13-15, 2005
  • Solid-State Lighting Peer Review, November 1-4, 2005
  • Appliance Standards Peer Review, June 28, 2005
  • Appliances, Emerging Technology & Energy Star Peer Review, October 25-27, 2005
  • Space Conditioning (Thermotunnelling) Peer Review, September 9, 2005
  • Space Conditioning (Components) Peer Review, November 16, 2005
  • Space Conditioning (Desiccants & Dehumidification) Peer Review, November 29-30, 2005
  • Space Conditioning (Diagnostics & Commissioning) Peer Review, December 6, 2005
  • Thermal Distribution Peer Review, September 28-29, 2005
  • Oil Heat Peer Review, September 27, 2005
  • Building Envelope (Lab) Peer Review, December 16-17, 2003
  • An Assessment of Research Projects in the Building Technologies Program: 18 Panels Reviewing 114 R&D Projects; Office of Energy Research, 2000

Stage Gate Reviews

  • None

Other Process Evaluations

Impact Evaluations

Planned Evaluations (planned or underway)

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Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)

Peer Reviews

Other Process Evaluations

Impact Evaluations

Evaluations (planned or underway)

  • None

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Fuel Cell Technologies Office

Peer Reviews

Stage Gate Reviews

Other Process Evaluations

  • None

Impact Evaluations

Planned Evaluations (planned or underway)

  • Effect of Fuel Cell Recovery Act Investments (Underway)

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Geothermal Technologies Office

Peer Reviews

Stage Gate Reviews

  • None

Other Process Evaluations

  • None

Impact Evaluations

Planned Evaluations (planned or underway)

  • None

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Solar Energy Technologies Office

Peer Reviews

Stage Gate Reviews

  • None

Other Process Evaluations

  • None

Impact Evaluations

Planned Evaluations (planned or underway)

  • Solar Decathlon Impact Assessment (Underway)

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Vehicle Technologies Office

Peer Reviews

Stage Gate Reviews

  • None

Other Process Evaluations

  • None

Impact Evaluations

Planned Evaluations (planned or underway)

  • None

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Water Power Program

Peer Reviews

  • None

Other Process Evaluations

  • None

Impact Evaluations

  • None

Planned Evaluations (planned or underway)

  • None

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Weatherization & Intergovernmental Programs Office

Peer Reviews

Other Process Evaluations

  • None

Impact Evaluations

Planned Evaluations (planned or underway)

  • State Energy Program National Evaluation (PY09 and PY10): Recovery Act and Retrospective Evaluation (Underway)
  • Weatherization Assistance Program Random Control Trial (Underway)
  • Weatherization Assistance Program Recovery Act Evaluation (PY09-PY10) (Underway)
  • Weatherization Assistance Program Retrospective Evaluation (PY07-PY08) (Underway)
  • Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program Evaluation: Recovery Act Evaluation (Underway)

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Wind Program

Peer Reviews

  • 2010 Wind Program Peer Review, March 9-12
  • Wind Program Peer Review, November 2009
  • Wind Program Merit Review, June 17-18, 2008
  • Wind and Hydropower Technologies Program Peer Review Report, July 2007
  • Wind and Hydropower Technologies Wind Energy Program Peer Review Report, May 9-11, 2006
  • Wind Program Peer Review Meeting (Low Wind Speed Technologies and Systems Integration), May 4-6, 2004
  • Wind Energy Program FY2002 Peer Review and Stakeholder Report, December 2002
  • Wind Energy Program FY 2001 Peer Review

Stage Gate Reviews

  • None

Other Process Evaluations

  • None

Impact Evaluations

Planned Evaluations (planned or underway)

  • None

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Business Operations, Communications, and EERE Corporate

Business Operations

Peer Reviews

Other Process Evaluations

  • None

Impact Evaluations

Evaluations (planned or underway)

  • None

Communications

Peer Reviews

  • None

Other Process Evaluations

  • None

Impact Evaluations

Evaluations (planned or underway)

  • None

EERE Corporate

Peer Reviews

Impact Evaluations

Planned Evaluations (planned or underway)

  • None