EERE Network News

April 23, 2014

News and Events

Energy Department Announces $15 Million to Help Communities Boost Solar Deployment

The Energy Department announced $15 million to help communities develop multi-year solar plans to install affordable solar electricity for homes and businesses.

Energy Department Announces $4.4 Million to Support Hydropower

The Energy Department announced $4.4 million to support the application of advanced materials and manufacturing techniques in developing next-generation hydropower technologies.

U.S. Parking Facilities Cut Energy Use by 90 Percent

The Energy Department joined the Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign to recognize 12 organizations for leading the way in efficient lighting.

BLM Seeks Public Input about Solar Energy Development on Nevada Site

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced that it is accepting preliminary right-of-way expressions of interest for conducting a solar competitive auction on the 5,717–acre Dry Lake Solar Energy Zone in Clark County, Nevada.

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KAir Battery Wins Southwest Regional Clean Energy Business Plan Competition

KAir Battery, a student team from Ohio State University, won the Southwest region of the Energy Department’s National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition in Houston recently, receiving the top prize of $100,000 and advancing to the national competition.

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