EERE Network News

April 09, 2014

News and Events

Energy Department Invests $3 Million to Advance Fuel Cell Market

The Energy Department awarded more than $3 million to Connecticut-based FuelCell Energy for a project that could increase U.S. competitiveness in the fuel cell market.

EPA, Energy Department Honor 2014 Energy Star Partners of the Year

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Energy Department are honoring 127 organizations in 2014 for their commitment to protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency.

LLNL Report: U.S. Energy Usage Up in 2013

The Energy Department's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) released information showing U.S. consumers used 2.3 quadrillion thermal units more energy in 2013 than the previous year.

Volvo Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

The Energy Department recognized Volvo Group North America for its leadership in energy efficiency at the New River Valley assembly plant near Roanoke, Virginia.

Deadline Extended for New Green Lease Recognition Program

The Energy Department's Better Buildings Alliance and the nonprofit Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) have extended until April 22 the submission deadline for the new Green Lease Leaders recognition program.

Energy Blog

We're Data Jammin': Building Interactive Educational Materials to Teach Energy

The Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, along with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory hosted an Energy Education Data Jam on March 27 to advance innovative education tools and applications that improve energy literacy in the United States.