EERE Network News

December 04, 2013

News and Events

Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2014 Models Released

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Energy Department released the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide that provides consumers with a resource to identify and choose the most fuel efficient and low greenhouse gas emitting vehicles.

Better Buildings Challenge Expands to Multifamily Housing

The U.S. Departments of Energy and Housing and Urban Development expanded the Better Buildings Challenge to multifamily housing such as apartments and condominiums.

Energy Department Awards $4 Million for State Energy Efficiency

The Energy Department awarded nearly $4 million to 13 states to increase statewide energy savings and boost the energy efficiency of public institutions, local governments, and industrial sectors.

Renewable Energy Data Book Details Growing Industry in 2012

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory released the 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book, reporting that renewable electricity sources represented 14% of total U.S. installed capacity and more than 12% of total U.S. electric generation in 2012.

Energy Blog

Small Company Makes Big Changes to Boost Clean Energy Economy

Diversified Power International (DPI) in Tennessee designs and manufactures a wide range of products that greatly improve the efficiency of battery-related drive systems including solar energy storage systems and all-electric vehicles.