EERE Network News
December 03, 2003
News and Events
The Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced in early November that it will launch a new "Made With Renewable Energy" label for products in 2004.
A team of aeronauts — the first to circumnavigate the globe in a hot-air balloon without stopping — now aims to repeat the feat in a solar-powered aircraft.
Puget Sound Energy seeks 150 megawatts of wind power and plans to expand its energy efficiency programs to avoid 39.2 average megawatts of electrical load and 5 million therms of natural gas. The utility will also shut down an aging 70- megawatt hydropower station.
Green Star Products, Inc. announced in November that it had completed initial product test runs at its new continuous-flow biodiesel production plant in Bakersfield.
DynaMotive Energy Systems has fabricated a combined heat and power system that runs on BioOil, a fuel derived from biomass using DynaMotive's fast pyrolysis technology.
Two new reports from Navigant Consulting find that the United States is already achieving significant energy savings from solid-state lighting, and the promise for the future is bright.
Voluntary programs administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency succeeded in avoiding 43 million metric tons of U.S. carbon emissions in 2002.