EERE Network News
March 28, 2012
News and Events
The Obama Administration has offered up to $35 million over three years to support biomass research in a joint program with DOE and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The Obama Administration has announced a $14.2 million DOE initiative to speed the development and deployment of stronger and lighter materials for advanced vehicles.
Nine major utilities have joined the Green Button program, providing 15 million households with access to data about their energy use.
The U.S. Army has reported that it will partner with industry to invest up to $7 billion in renewable energy sources over the next decade.
Helped by a Recovery Act program, small businesses in San Antonio, Texas, have discovered that upgrading to energy efficient lighting can save them money on their energy bills.
DOE has launched an "Apps for Energy" competition, offering $100,000 in cash prizes for the software developers who create the best apps to work with the Green Button data access program for customer utility data.