EERE Network News
July 11, 2012
News and Events
A new Energy Department report has found that LED lamps have a significantly lower environmental impact than incandescent lighting and a slight environmental edge over compact fluorescent lamps.
The Energy Department has recognized three utilities—two in Minnesota and one in California—with the 2012 Public Power Wind Award.
Increased energy efficiency will contribute to a slowing of the annual rate of U.S. energy consumption from 2012 to 2035, according to a new study from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
After years of development, the $1.9 billion Sunrise Powerlink, a 500,000-volt transmission line linking San Diego, California, to the Imperial Valley, is now in service.
Global renewable power generation is expected to continue its rapid growth over the next five years, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
The Energy Department has installed a chiller plant in its headquarters in a move which could save tax payers an estimated $600,000 per year.
The Energy Department's Better Buildings Neighborhood Program is hosting a conference this week for some 400 administrators and implementers of residential energy efficiency programs.