EERE Network News
February 20, 2002
News and Events
DOE announced last week its award of $3.5 million for Florida's weatherization and state energy programs. Florida will receive nearly $2 million for energy efficiency improvements to an estimated 800 low-income homes.
President Bush unveiled a new U.S. initiative for addressing global climate change last week.
California's Consumer Power and Conservation Financing Authority released its energy resource investment plan last week.
The 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah, are drawing on 350 portable generators to supply 100 megawatts of power for such critical functions as broadcasting, security, timing and results operations, and information technology.
The California Energy Commission (CEC) announced last week that it has adopted the nation's toughest energy efficiency standard for central air conditioners.
Southern States Power Company, a producer of biodiesel from soy, has been awarded a subsidy of up to $7.5 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the company announced last week.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced last week that it will issue orders to all commercial nuclear power plants and other key nuclear facilities to implement new security measures "for the high-level threat environment."