EERE Network News
November 23, 2011
News and Events
DOE and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have released the 2012 Fuel Economy Guide, which can help car buyers choose more efficient vehicles and cut greenhouse gas emissions.
DOE has announced up to $7 million in funding to reduce the non-hardware costs of residential and commercial solar energy installations. The funds are being made available through the SunShot Incubator Program as part of DOE's SunShot Initiative.
DOE has honored four organizations with Green Power Leadership Awards for their programs delivering "green power" from sources such as wind and solar energy to their customers.
DOE's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has announced it will hold its third annual Energy Innovation Summit February 27-29, 2012, near Washington, D.C. The summit brings the U.S. energy innovation community together to share ideas on clean energy.
The Recovery Act is funding demonstration projects across the United States that combine energy storage systems with smart grid technology.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency Kathleen Hogan recently discussed industrial energy efficiency on an Energy Matters video livechat, answering questions about commercial building efficiency, advanced manufacturing, and corporate competitiveness.