EERE Network News

January 22, 2014

News and Events

Energy Department Launches Competition for Innovative Energy Apps

The Energy Department launched the Apps for Energy II contest to promote the creation of new apps designed to address today’s energy challenges.

President Announces New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute

President Obama announced the selection of a North Carolina-headquartered consortium of businesses and universities to lead the Next Generation Power Electronics Institute, funded in part by a $70 million award over five years from the Energy Department.

Report: U.S. Military Accelerates Deployment of Clean Energy Technologies

Deployment of clean energy technologies is accelerating across military installations operated by the U.S. Department of Defense, according to a report released by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Report: Global Share of Renewable Energy Could Double by 2030

The global renewable energy share can reach and exceed 30% by 2030 at no extra cost, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.

Energy Blog

Simplifying Solar Project Financing

With 930 megawatts of new photovoltaic capacity installed in the third quarter of last year alone, 2013 proved to be the biggest year for solar yet.