EERE Network News
August 01, 2012
News and Events
The Energy Department and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest $41 million in 13 projects that will drive more efficient biofuels production and feedstock improvements.
The United States is getting its first commercial, grid-connected tidal energy project. The device off the coast of Maine is supported by a $10 million investment from the Energy Department.
The Energy Star program launched the 2012 National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings with a record 3,200 buildings participating.
A new study by the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) finds that every state in the nation has the space and resources necessary to generate clean energy.
The 2012 London Olympics are underway, and the 500-acre Olympic Park was built with energy efficient, sustainable, and recyclable designs.