EERE Network News
October 31, 2012
News and Events
Americans used less energy in 2011 than in 2010 due mainly to a shift to more energy efficient residential and transportation technologies, according to the Energy Department's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).
The Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project has begun a two-year period of collecting energy-use data from 11 participating utilities.
IBM has launched the Smarter Energy Research Institute, a new industrial research collaboration effort with members from the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands, aimed at accelerating energy innovation.
The number of clean energy U.S. patents granted in the second quarter of 2012 reached a new high, according to the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index.
The U.S. wind industry is experiencing its strongest year in history, according to a new report from the American Wind Energy Association.