EERE Network News
January 30, 2013
News and Events
The Energy Department announced a new $12 million funding opportunity to develop innovative, ultra-efficient solar devices that will help close the gap with the theoretical efficiency limit.
The U.S. biodiesel industry broke the billion-gallon mark in 2012 for the second consecutive year, according to year-end production figures from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced that it has designated 192,100 acres of public land across Arizona as potentially suitable for utility-scale solar and wind energy development.
The Toyota Prius C topped the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's fifteenth annual "Greenest" car ratings, in a list released on January 16.
To help U.S. small turbine manufacturers maintain their leading international market position, the Energy Department is investing in two projects as part of the Department's Small Wind Turbine Competitiveness Improvement Project.