EERE Network News

November 27, 2013

News and Events

Energy Department Offers $19 Million to Reduce PV Costs, Increase Efficiency

The Energy Department announced $19 million in funding to reduce both hardware and non-hardware costs of solar photovoltaic (PV) and to drive greater solar energy deployment in the United States.

ARPA-E Offers $30 Million for Distributed Generation Technologies

The Department of Energy announced up to $30 million in Advanced Research Projects Agency—Energy (ARPA-E) funding for a new program focused on the development of transformational electrochemical technologies to enable low-cost distributed power generation.

South Carolina Opens Nation’s Largest Wind Drivetrain Testing Facility

The Energy Department and Clemson University officials dedicated the nation’s largest wind energy testing facility in North Charleston, South Carolina.

Two Companies Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

The Energy Department recognized aluminum manufacturer Alcoa and steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal for leadership in the Energy Department's Better Buildings, Better Plants Program

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Reducing LED Costs Through Innovation

A Wisconsin-based company is developing an innovative way to reduce manufacturing costs of light-emitting diodes (LEDs).