EERE Network News

March 26, 2014

News and Events

Energy Department Invests $17 Million in Clean Energy Small Businesses

The Energy Department awarded $17 million in Small Business Innovation Research projects to help small businesses in 13 states develop prototype technologies that could improve manufacturing energy efficiency, reduce the cost of installing clean energy projects, and generate electricity from renewable energy sources.

Winners of Student Efficiency Solution Competition Announced

The Energy Department announced the winners of the third annual Better Buildings Case Competition.

DOI Assesses Proposed Wave Energy Test Center Off the Shore of Oregon

The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) is assessing whether there is competitive interest in wave energy research off the Oregon coast.

Interior Department Awards $3 Million for Tribal Energy Projects

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced that $3.2 million has been awarded to 21 tribal projects to assist in developing energy and mineral resources.

Energy Blog

National Parks Roll on With Alternative Fuels

The Energy Department’s Clean Cities program and the National Park Service announced new projects at nine parks that deploy alternative-fuel and fuel-efficient vehicles on the road, cut vehicle idling, and improve vehicle efficiency.