EERE Network News
April 18, 2012
News and Events
The Energy Department has announced up to $5 million is available to assess increased hydropower production. It also released a report showing that there is enough potential capacity to provide more than 12 gigawatts at existing U.S. dams that aren't equipped to produce power.
The Energy Department has announced a $30 million research competition for improving the performance of energy storage devices, including Defense Department hybrid modules.
The Energy Department has offered up to $2.5 million in funding for applied research into clean biomass cookstove technologies for use in developing countries.
The Energy Department has named the selections for three consortia in a new joint U.S.-India energy center, picking its National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory along with the University of Florida.
The U.S. wind industry grew 31% more in 2011 than it did the previous year, according to an annual report from the American Wind Energy Association.
The Energy Department has launched an Energy Savers mobile website for mobile devices.