EERE Network News

November 06, 2013

News and Events

Energy Department Opens Competition to Select Solar Decathlon 2015 Teams

The Energy Department on November 1 began the process to select collegiate teams to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015.

California Solar Plant Online with 250 MW Facility

NRG Energy and SunPower Corp. announced the final phase of the 250-megawatt (MW) California Valley Solar Ranch photovoltaic generating facility in San Luis Obispo County, California.

Three Pacific Coast States Join British Columbia to Combat Climate Change

California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia signed a regional agreement to strategically align policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote clean energy.

Site News

EERE Launches New Blog

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has launched a new blog.

Energy Blog

Energy Department’s New Laboratory at NREL Earns LEED Platinum

The Energy Systems Integrations Facility (ESIF) at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum designation.