EERE Network News
February 13, 2002
News and Events
DOE released last week the first of seven volumes of design guidelines for energy-efficient schools, providing the detailed information needed for schools to save millions of dollars in energy costs.
DOE announced last week the award of more than $6 million to Missouri for weatherization assistance to low-income households.
The Massachusetts Division of Energy Resources (DOER) released last week its final renewable energy portfolio regulation, which sets a minimum requirement for generating electricity from new renewable energy sources.
The U.S. ethanol fuel industry achieved a record production of 1.77 billion gallons in 2001.
The first outside environmental assessment of General Motors Corporation (GM) has found that despite progress on many environmental fronts, GM has failed to improve the overall fuel economy of its fleet.
Crude oil prices are expected to gradually increase this year, pushing U.S. gasoline prices up too, says the latest "Short- Term Energy Outlook" from DOE's Energy Information Administration (EIA).