EERE Network News
August 22, 2012
News and Events
The Obama Administration has announced the launch of a new public-private institute for manufacturing innovation.
The Energy Department announced a new partnership between its Challenge Home program and the Passive House Institute US for a voluntary certification process for energy-efficient homes.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that 106 projects in 29 states, Guam, and Puerto Rico have been selected for funding to produce renewable energy and make energy efficiency improvements.
Ocean Power Technologies has received approval from the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for a planned 1.5 megawatt wave power station off the Oregon coast.
An energy efficiency project at a paper manufacturer in Longview, Washington, is thought to be the largest of its kind in the United States.