EERE Network News
August 08, 2012
News and Events
The U.S. Department of Energy announced that 19 new projects will receive a total of $43 million from its Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to develop breakthrough energy storage technologies and promising small businesses.
The U.S. Department of Defense has teamed up with the U.S. Department of Interior to encourage appropriate development of renewable energy projects on public lands reserved for defense- related purposes, and on other onshore and offshore areas near military installations.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will pay $19.4 million to 125 companies in support of their production of advanced biofuels from a wide variety of non-food sources.
The New England Governors' Conference has passed a resolution to launch a coordinated regional procurement of renewable energy. As a result, a request for proposals will be issued in 2013 for renewable energy projects in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Highland Craftsmen Inc. in North Carolina recently achieved net zero electricity use with funds provided through the Energy Department's State Energy Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.