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With the world’s population projected to surpass 9 billion by 2050, now is the time to prepare for a secure energy future. We invite you to collaborate with our global teams to find science-driven, sustainable energy solutions.

From renewable energy sources like photovoltaics, wind, biofuels, and fuel cells to the application of advanced materials making the exploration, production and transportation of oil and gas more efficient, DuPont products & services help provide better performance, reliability, lower cost, improved safety and a reduced environmental footprint. Our offerings support energy-enabling technologies in energy storage and throughout the electricity generation, distribution and conversion processes.

We are focused on developing innovative and economically viable solutions for the world’s energy needs across multiple technologies. Together we can find the right solutions to secure a brighter, cleaner energy future.

NEWS

  • DuPont and Enerpoint Highlight Risk Management for Rooftop Solar Installations in Italy

    DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions and Enerpoint are hosting two key events during Solarexpo to help educate rooftop solar installers about best practices to mitigate risk and help ensure optimal system performance, lifetime and financial returns for rooftop solar energy systems.

  • Neo Solar Power and DuPont Sign Technology Cooperation Agreement

    Neo Solar Power (NSP) and DuPont recently signed a technology cooperation agreement to help NSP improve solar cell efficiency and panel power output using DuPont™ Solamet® PV19x series photovoltaic metallization pastes.

  • DuPont Introduces New Solamet® PV76x Photovoltaic Metallization Pastes

    DuPont™ Solamet® PV76x photovoltaic metallizations is a new series of front side silver pastes designed to maximize efficiencies and improve the reliability of solar cells and panels utilizing Passivated Emitter Rear Cell (PERC) technology.

  • DuPont and JinkoSolar Sign Strategic Collaboration Agreement

    DuPont and JinkoSolar have signed a strategic collaboration agreement that reflects the companies’ interest in furthering the growth and adoption of efficient and reliable solar generated electricity.

  • DuPont & TSEC Engineering Enable New High-Efficiency Solar Panel

    TSEC’s newest “V-Series” high-efficiency solar panels, featured for the first time during PV EXPO 2015 in Japan, are made using new DuPont™ Solamet® pastes and DuPont™ Tedlar® film-based backsheets to optimize power output and long-term reliability.

  • Ellen Kullman Calls on Congress to Preserve Renewable Fuel Standard

    PHILADELPHIA, May 13, 2014 – In a keynote speech at the 11th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman called on Congress and the administration to ensure regulatory stability for the renewable fuel industry by preserving the Renewable Fuel Standard, regulations ensuring renewable fuel makers market access in the United States.

  • Koninckx Calls to Expedite Move to Biobased Economy

    DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA April 8, 2014 – In testimony before the Senate Agriculture Committee today, Jan Koninckx, business director for Biorefineries at DuPont, called on Congress to preserve the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which has spurred hundreds of millions of dollars of private investment in advanced biofuels and is expediting the transition from a petroleum-based to a biobased economy.

  • USDA and DuPont Announce New Conservation Collaboration

    JOHNSTON, Iowa, March 29, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a new federal-private conservation collaboration with DuPont to safeguard natural resources on private lands used to supply biobased feedstocks for cellulosic ethanol production.

  • DuPont Cellulosic Ethanol Breaks Ground on Iowa Biorefinery

    NEVADA, Iowa, November 30, 2012 – DuPont today came one step closer to commercializing advanced biofuels by breaking ground on its cellulosic ethanol facility in Nevada, Iowa. Expected to be completed in mid-2014, this more than $200 million Iowa biorefinery will be among the first and largest commercial-scale cellulosic facilities in the world.

  • Fuels America Coalition to Protect the Renewable Fuel Standard

    WILMINGTON, Delaware, September 27, 2012 – A growing coalition of advanced and traditional renewable fuel stakeholders today joined forces to defend America’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and the economic, clean energy and national security benefits it provides.

  • Fagen to Build DuPont Cellulosic Ethanol Biorefinery

    WILMINGTON, Delaware, May 1, 2012 – DuPont Industrial Biosciences announced today it will contract with Fagen, Inc., to build one of the world’s first commercial cellulosic ethanol biorefineries in Nevada, Iowa.

  • DuPont Wins Sustainable Biofuels Award for Feedstock Innovation

    DES MOINES, Iowa, March 15, 2012 – DuPont has won the 2012 Sustainable Biofuels Award in the Sustainable Feedstock Innovation Category for its Stover Harvest Collection Project. This is a comprehensive research and scale-up project for DuPont Industrial Biosciences that significantly advances the cellulosic ethanol industry toward commercialization and advances DuPont’s efforts to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.