EERE Network News
February 29, 2012
News and Events
DOE has launched a new $3 million research program that will allow teams from industry, universities, and national laboratories to collaborate on lowering the cost of solar energy.
Eight DOE national laboratories will participate in a pilot initiative designed to make it easier for private companies to use the labs' research capabilities.
DOE will provide funding for biofuels and natural gas research to help develop alternative vehicle technologies.
The Army has unveiled a fleet of 16 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in Hawaii as part of its efforts to research renewable energy sources.
The Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released a draft plan to identify areas in Arizona suitable for wind and solar energy projects on disturbed public lands.
DOE has invested in solar startups through its SunShot Incubator program, and the agency recently announced it will provide $12 million of support for solar technologies in the latest round of incubator funding.