EERE Network News
February 05, 2014
News and Events
President Obama focused on a variety of renewable energy and energy efficiency issues in his State of the Union address, highlighting progress toward a "shift to a cleaner energy economy" and spotlighting solar energy and fuel efficiency.
The Energy Department announced $3 million to spur geothermal energy development using "play fairway" analysis, a technique that identifies prospective geothermal resources in areas with no obvious surface expression.
The Energy Department recognized the City of Los Angeles, California, for its leadership in the Department’s Better Buildings Challenge—helping the city save on energy costs and cut greenhouse gas emissions.
The Energy Department announced up to $12 million in funding to advance the production of cost-competitive, high-performance carbon fiber material from renewable non-food-based biomass feedstocks.
An innovative model for solar deployment, called "shared solar," can help Americans take advantage of solar energy’s many benefits regardless of their housing situation.