EERE Network News
October 19, 2011
News and Events
DOE has lauded the winners of the 30th annual Federal Energy and Water Management Awards, which recognize efforts to invest in energy efficiency measures to save money, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create a stronger economy.
DOE and the Republic of Korea have signed a new agreement that will strengthen bilateral cooperation in clean energy technology research and development.
New Orleans has launched a home energy efficiency program, one of DOE's Better Buildings Neighborhood projects. The $1.7 million project is backed by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding.
General Electric (GE) has announced it will build a thin-film photovoltaic solar panel factory in Colorado. The panels are based on technology originally developed by DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Three partnerships selected by DOE for funding under the i6 Green Challenge are enabling technology commercialization, job creation, and economic growth.
Residents of Benton County, Oregon, collaborated by constructing a livestock building powered by 306-rooftop solar modules funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.