EERE Network News

November 20, 2013

News and Events

Energy Department Invests More Than $7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean Energy

The Energy Department announced that nine tribal clean energy projects will receive more than $7 million.

Renewable Energy to be Half of Global Generation Increase to 2035: IEA

Renewable energy sources could account for nearly half of the increase in global power generation through 2035, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2013 edition of the World Energy Outlook.

USDA Invests in Research to Convert Beetle-Killed Trees into Renewable Energy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $10 million to a Colorado State University-led consortium, including the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, to research using insect-killed trees as a sustainable feedstock for bioenergy.

DOI Approves New High-Voltage Transmission Line in Wyoming and Idaho

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced approval of the majority of the proposed Gateway West Transmission Line Project, a 990-mile, high-voltage line in Wyoming and Idaho.

Energy Blog

Lighting the Way for Big Energy Savings in Los Angeles

The world’s largest light emitting diode (LED) conversion project to date is under way in Los Angeles, California.