EERE Network News
January 29, 2014
News and Events
The Energy Department announced nearly $50 million to accelerate research and development of new vehicle technologies that give drivers and businesses more transportation options and protect the environment in communities nationwide.
The Solar Foundation released its National Solar Jobs Census 2013, which found that the U.S. solar industry added nearly 24,000 workers in 2013, a 20% increase over 2012.
The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) completed a comprehensive study to understand how wind power technology can assist the power grid by controlling the active power output being placed onto the system.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration announced the availability of $24.9 million through its new Low- or No-Emission Vehicle Deployment Program that will put a new generation of advanced, non-polluting transit buses on the road in communities nationwide.
To help the nation’s future scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs continue to advance the wind industry, the Energy Department established the first ever DOE Collegiate Wind Competition. The competition will be held May 5–7