EERE Network News
September 14, 2011
News and Events
DOE has conditionally committed to a partial guarantee of a $344 million loan that will support photovoltaic installations on housing at as many as 124 military bases in 33 states.
DOE has announced it will award $43 million over the next five years to speed technical innovation and shorten the timeline for deploying offshore wind farms.
DOE has announced that it awarded $38 million over the next three years to accelerate the development of promising geothermal energy technologies.
DOE has awarded more than $30 million to 24 universities in 23 states to train engineering students in industrial energy efficiency skills.
DOE has announced it will support 16 projects in 24 states and the District of Columbia to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles. DOE also awarded funding to an initiative to build a workforce for advanced technology vehicles.
DOE has announced that it has finalized a $1.2 billion loan guarantee for a 250-megawatt concentrating solar generation project in California.
DOE has finalized a $150 million loan guarantee to a company for developing a solar wafer manufacturing process that could greatly reduce the cost of solar manufacturing.
DOE has finalized a $90.6 million loan guarantee to Cogentrix of Alamosa, LLC to support the Alamosa Solar Generating Project, a 30-megawatt high-concentration photovoltaic power generation facility in south-central Colorado near the city of Alamosa.
Seth Darling, a nanoscientist at DOE's Argonne National Laboratory, has answered 10 questions about his work and how it applies to building new materials for less expensive, more efficient solar power cells.