EERE Network News
September 08, 2010
News and Events
DOE has announced $8.5 million in awards through DOE's Sandia National Laboratories to help advance solar energy deployment and grid reliability.
DOE has announced two consortia, one led by the University of Michigan and the other led by West Virginia University, to study clean energy under the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center.
DOE has issued a partial guarantee for a $98.5 million loan supporting the 49.5-megawatt Blue Mountain geothermal project in Nevada. It is the first deal to close under DOE's Financial Institution Partnership Program.
DOE and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are funding a joint research and a genetic breeding program aimed at creating plants better suited for bioenergy production.
New Jersey has enacted a law designed to boost offshore wind energy production by offering renewable energy certificates for approved projects and by granting assistance to firms that build wind turbines and components in the state.
Hawaii and Nissan have announced a partnership making the state an early recipient of the Leaf EV in January 2011. CODA Automotive said it would start its EV sales in the state by Q3 of 2011.