EERE Network News
June 08, 2011
News and Events
DOE has awarded nearly $15 million to support eight new research projects to speed up development of efficienct solid-state lighting technologies.
As part of its SunShot Initiative, DOE has offered more than $27 million to reduce the costs of solar energy projects.
DOE has issued the Rooftop Solar Challenge through its SunShot Initiative as a way to encourage cities and counties to compete to cut the red tape that contributes to the costs of solar energy projects.
DOE has offered a conditional commitment for a loan guarantee to support construction of a 20-megawatt PV solar generating facility near Las Vegas, Nevada.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced its Green Refinance Plus, a program between HUD's Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and Fannie Mae, to boost energy efficiency in older affordable housing.
Team Canada's U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 house, known as TRTL (Technological Residence that respects Traditional Living), addresses critical housing issues in Alberta's aboriginal communities.