EERE Network News
September 05, 2012
News and Events
The Energy Department has announced five new research projects to accelerate innovations that could lower the cost of photovoltaic and concentrating solar power technologies.
The Obama Administration has finalized standards that will increase fuel economy to the equivalent of 54.5 miles per gallon (mpg) for cars and light-duty trucks by model year 2025.
President Obama has signed an Executive Order to facilitate investments in industrial energy efficiency in an effort to strengthen U.S. manufacturing and help create jobs.
The Energy Department received one-third of the 33 Federal Electronics Challenge Awards recently announced by the EPA and the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive.
University and college students around the globe have been hard at work this summer creating solar-powered houses as part of the Energy Department's 6th biennial Solar Decathlon.