EERE Network News

January 15, 2014

News and Events

Energy Department Updates Home Energy Scoring Tool

The Energy Department announced its first major software update to the Home Energy Scoring Tool, developed by the Department's Building Technologies Office and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Three State Capitals to Receive Green Design Assistance from EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced design assistance to help the capital cities of Michigan, Washington, and Wisconsin develop greener urban planning designs including renewable energy technologies.

Ford Debuts Solar Energy Concept Car

The Ford Motor Company unveiled the C-MAX Solar Energi Concept, a sun-powered vehicle with the potential to deliver what a plug-in hybrid offers without depending on the electric grid for fuel.

Seattle Structure Named WAN Sustainable Building of 2013

World Architecture News (WAN) recently named the Bullit Center in Seattle, Washington, as the WAN Sustainable Building of the Year.

Energy Blog

Help Design the Hydrogen Fueling Station of Tomorrow

University students can join the Energy Department-supported Hydrogen Education Foundation’s Hydrogen Student Design Contest to plan and design a drop-in fueling station.