EERE Network News
February 27, 2002
News and Events
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) announced last week that it is producing a new server that uses 57 percent less electricity than comparable models.
GE Power Systems — a General Electric company — announced last week that it plans to buy Enron Wind from its parent company, the bankrupt Enron Corporation.
DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) updated this month its popular top-ten lists of utility programs that sell green power, which is electricity from renewable energy sources.
A new report by the Center for a Sustainable Economy (CSE) and the Economic Policy Institute concludes that the U.S. economy can grow under policies that tax carbon dioxide emissions while promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released last week its final report on improving salmon passage through the lower Snake River dams, reaffirming its recommendation to make major systems improvements to the dams, as was first announced in December.
Researchers build battery using mud and electrodes.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released in early February its draft inventory of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and sinks.