EERE Network News

January 08, 2014

News and Events

TV Set-Top Box Energy Conservation Agreement to Cut Energy Use

The Energy Department announced non-regulatory energy efficiency standards for pay-TV set-top boxes that will result in significant energy savings for more than 90 million U.S. homes.

Phase II Smart Grid Data Access Funding Opportunity Winner Announced

The Energy Department announced on December 19 that San Diego Gas & Electric has won the second phase of the Smart Grid Data Access funding opportunity.

U.S. Fuel Cell Market Production and Deployment Continues Strong Growth

The Energy Department has released three new reports showcasing strong growth across the U.S. fuel cell and hydrogen technologies market.

Report: President’s Energy Efficiency Contracting for Federal Buildings a Success

An industry report lauds the successes resulting from the President’s challenge to federal agencies to enter into $2 billion worth of performance-based energy efficiency contracts.

Energy Blog

New Year, New Certification Opportunities for Home Energy Workers

As part of the Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project, the Energy Department’s Weatherization Assistance Program collaborated with the home performance industry to develop high-quality, nationally-recognized professional certifications.