EERE Network News

March 05, 2014

News and Events

Energy Department Sponsors Advanced Composites Manufacturing Institute Competition

President Obama announced a new competition, sponsored by the Energy Department, to provide $70 million to launch a new Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Institute.

Energy Department Announces New Energy Efficiency Standards for Commercial Refrigeration Equipment

The Energy Department announced new efficiency standards for commercial refrigeration equipment that could save businesses up to $11.7 billion on their energy bills over the next 30 years.

ARPA-E Projects Attract More Than $625 Million in Private Funding

The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced that 22 of ARPA-E’s innovative projects have attracted more than $625 million in private-sector follow-on funding after ARPA-E’s investment of approximately $95 million.

EPA Sets Cleaner Fuel and Car Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized emission standards for vehicles and gasoline that will significantly reduce pollution while enabling efficiency improvements in the cars and trucks.

Energy Blog

New Web Tool Tracks Bioenergy Legislation

The Energy Department’s Bioenergy Technologies Office recently launched the Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework Legislative Library to help the public, industry, and decision makers quickly and easily find legislation related to the production and use of biofuels.