EERE Network News
April 30, 2014
News and Events
Twenty-eight teams participated in the augural Energy Department's Challenge Home Student Design Competition at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory from April 26 to 28.
The Energy Department and General Motors Co. announced the official launch of the EcoCAR 3 competition, during which students will work to increase energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions of Chevrolet Camaros .
The Energy Department announced $10 million in funding to support test prototypes designed to generate renewable electricity from ocean waves.
Georgetown University announced its new $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize and already has 51 U.S. communities—from Alaska to Utah—signed up to compete in the Energy Department-supported event.
The Energy Department recognized the Oregon Institute of Technology for boosting its use of clean energy at the first U.S. campus to be heated by geothermal energy.
A Shreveport, Louisiana, company is switching to compressed natural gas, a locally-produced, cleaner source of fuel and helping other distribution fleets do the same.