EERE Network News
March 09, 2011
News and Events
Building on previous cooperation, DOE and the U.S. Department of Defense have announced new collaborative steps to strengthen national security through the continued development of advanced clean energy technologies.
DOE has announced its offer of a conditional commitment for a $102 million loan guarantee for a project that includes a 50.6-megawatt wind power plant and an 8-mile transmission line near Roxbury, Maine.
Increasing global investment in geothermal power could result in a 134% increase in total geothermal capacity between 2010 and 2020, according to a new report by Pike Research.
Clean energy investment worldwide during 2010 totaled $243 billion, a rise of 30% from 2009 and surpassed all previous levels since records began in 2004, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
The 81st Geneva International Motor Show, running through March 13, is spotlighting electric vehicles (EV) and alternative vehicles with more than 40 manufacturers scheduled to present their EVs and hybrids in the annual event in Switzerland.