EERE Network News
June 29, 2011
News and Events
The largest rooftop solar project is U.S. history has received a partial loan guarantee from DOE for a $1.4 billion loan.
Eleven DOE efficiency and renewable energy projects have earned R&D 100 awards for 2011. Overall, DOE national laboratories and facilities garnered 36 of the 100 awards.
DOE has awarded more than $11 million to support research and development of pioneering geothermal technologies.
To further research on the next generation of wind turbines, DOE has awarded nearly $7.5 million to six projects in four states.
As part of a new Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, DOE has offered up to $120 million to support transformational manufacturing technologies and materials.
The new Research Support Facility at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has earned LEED platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
A town in northern Maine has leveraged a DOE Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant to provide LED streetlights that can shine during the long winter months.