EERE Network News
April 25, 2012
News and Events
The Energy Department has announced that $9 million is available this year to help utilities and grid operators better forecast the power produced by U.S. solar energy plants.
The Energy Department has announced that up to $5 million is available this year to develop "plug-and-play" photovoltaic (PV) systems.
The Energy Department has announced that up to $9 million is available for funding about 50 small businesses to advance innovative energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
The Energy Department has announced the opening of an electric vehicle (EV) systems manufacturing facility in Michigan by a company that was backed by $40 million in Recovery Act funding.
The Energy Department and Ameresco, Inc. have marked the successful operational startup of a new $795 million biomass-fueled cogeneration facility at DOE's Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina. The facility was built under the largest energy savings performance contract in U.S. history.
The just-opened West Tennessee Solar Farm, backed by the Energy Department, is the largest photovoltaic installation in the seven-state Tennessee Valley Authority region.