EERE Network News
October 30, 2013
News and Events
The Energy Department announced winners of the first-ever Housing Innovation Awards, recognizing 46 diverse industry leaders bringing the best in energy-efficient building technologies and design to new and older homes.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced funding for rural electric utility system improvements, including more than $14.3 million to implement smart grid technology.
The Energy Department released a new report showing progress for the U.S. offshore wind energy market in 2012, including 11 commercial-scale U.S. projects reaching an advanced stage of development.
Governors from eight statesCalifornia, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermontannounced a groundbreaking initiative to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the roads in their states within a dozen years.
On October 30, communities throughout the nation will celebrate National Weatherization Day, which recognizes an industry of weatherization service providers, state and local agencies, and researchers dedicated to improving the energy efficiency of homes.