EERE Network News
September 26, 2012
News and Events
Caithness Energy announced that its 845-megawatt Shepherds Flat Wind Farm in Oregon is now operational. The wind energy project, one of the world's largest, was supported by the Energy Department with a partial guarantee for a $1.3 billion loan.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the latest in a series of funding steps to modernize rural electric generation and transmission systems, including nearly $10 million in smart grid technologies.
New York has launched a $30 million initiative to accelerate the market utilization of emerging, cutting-edge energy efficiency technologies.
Allegheny College is successfully incorporating sustainability into its culture, operations, and curriculum, helping to grow the local green energy economy both on and off its Meadville, Pennsylvania, campus.
Minh Le, Acting Solar Program Manager at the Energy Department, answers questions about the SunShot Prize, which is meant to inspire organizations across the nation to dramatically reduce the costs of going solar.