EERE Network News
August 24, 2011
News and Events
DOE has finalized a $197 million loan guarantee for the construction and operation of thin-film solar module manufacturing plants in Portland, Oregon, and San Jose, California.
DOE has offered a conditional commitment for a $133.9 million loan guarantee for a commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant in Kansas.
The Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit has been commissioned at DOE's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, providing a means to test emerging biofuels technologies at a large scale.
The world's first tri-generation fuel cell and hydrogen energy station, supported by DOE, has been commissioned in California.
The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced the initial steps for offshore commercial wind energy leases offshore of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's entry in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 allows a more sustainable solution following a natural disaster than typical relief trailers.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has offered renewable energy and energy efficiency grants totaling $11.6 million to more than 900 agricultural producers and rural small businesses.
The U.S. Army has established an Energy Initiatives Office Task Force to develop large-scale renewable energy projects.
An Arizona high school has provided an opportunity for its students by teaming with Northern Arizona University to erect a wind turbine as part of Arizona's Wind for Schools project.