EERE Network News
June 13, 2012
News and Events
The Energy Department has announced that it will invest more than $7 million in three innovative solid-state lighting projects, to be carried out by companies in California, Michigan, and North Carolina.
The Energy Department has awarded more than $54 million for 13 projects across the country to advance transformational technologies and materials.
The Energy Department has announced the Popular Choice winners for the “Apps for Energy” competition.
The Energy Department and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel have announced that Chicago, Illinois, is joining the Better Buildings Challenge, committing to reduce energy use by 20% across nearly 24 million square feet of public and private building space within the next five years.
The Energy Department has released a new life-cycle assessment for evaluating homeowner savings due to residential energy codes.
The Energy Department has announced a new interagency advisory committee to support the federal deployment of energy efficient technologies by developing consistent processes to test and evaluate innovative and underutilized technologies.
With help from the Energy Department’s Advanced Manufacturing Office, Aspen Aerogels has created Pyrogel and Cryogel, insulation products that use aerogel insulation technology.