EERE Network News
October 17, 2012
News and Events
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has finalized a program to spur development of solar energy on public lands in six Western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented its 12th annual Green Power Leadership Awards for achievements in advancing the nation's renewable electricity market.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $134 million in funding for Smart Grid technologies in 16 states, as well as support for biomass projects in three states and one solar energy facility.
Massachusetts topped the list of energy efficient states for the second year, according to a report released by the nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.
The Energy Department recently announced its support for the Photovoltaic Online Training (PVOT) program—a free online training tool specifically designed for code officials who grant permits and perform field inspections for residential solar installations.