EERE Network News

April 16, 2014

News and Events

Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Biofuels Technologies

The Energy Department announced up to $10 million in funding to advance the production of advanced biofuels and bioproducts made from renewable, non-food-based biomass.

Energy Department Makes $4 Million Available to Advance Water Power

The Energy Department announced $4 million to engage U.S. research universities in accelerating the development of the emerging marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy industry in the United States.

IPCC: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accelerate Globally

A new report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) shows that global emissions of greenhouse gases have risen to unprecedented levels despite a growing number of policies to reduce climate change.

Report: States Achieve Big Savings with Energy Efficiency Targets

Energy-efficiency targets implemented in half of U.S. states in 2012 saved enough electricity to power 2 million homes for a year, according to a new report released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.

Army Plans Largest Solar Array on a U.S. Military Installation

The U.S. Army announced plans to start development of a nearly 20-megawatt solar array that will provide about 25% of the annual installation electricity requirement of Fort Huachuca, Arizona.

Energy Blog

The Final Countdown: 10 Schools Set to Face Off at Collegiate Wind Competition

On May 5-7 in Las Vegas, 10 student teams representing colleges and universities throughout the country will vie for first place in the Energy Department’s Collegiate Wind Competition.