EERE Network News

March 19, 2014

News and Events

U.S. and Colombia to Collaborate on First Solar Decathlon in Latin America

The Energy Department and Colombia announced that they had signed an agreement to collaborate in the development of a Solar Decathlon Latin America and Caribbean competition to take place in Santiago de Cali in late 2015.

Energy Department Announces Funding for MHK Energy Technologies

The Energy Department announced $10 million to strengthen the U.S. marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy industry, including wave and tidal energy sources.

Staples Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

The Department of Energy recognized Staples for its leadership in energy efficiency at the Coppell Fulfillment Center near Dallas, Texas.

Energy Department Awards $2.2 Million to Lower Costs of Solar Energy

The Energy Department announced funding totaling $2.2 million for three California projects to help lower the costs of solar energy and increase deployment nationwide.

Energy Blog

Tapping University Students for Energy Efficiency Business Solutions

Organizations are tapping into the innovative ideas of the nation’s university students to cut energy waste and improve commercial building efficiency through the Energy Department’s Better Buildings Case Competition.