EERE Network News

May 07, 2014

News and Events

Energy Department Announces Offshore Wind Energy Projects

The Energy Department announced the selection of three pioneering offshore wind demonstrations off the coast of New Jersey, Oregon, and Virginia to receive up to $47 million each over the next four years to deploy innovative, grid-connected systems in federal and state waters by 2017.

ARPA-E Announces $60 Million to Cut Emissions, Boost Energy Efficiency

The Energy Department's ARPA-E announced up to $60 million for two new programs to detect and measure methane emissions and develop innovative localized thermal management systems that cut the energy needed to heat and cool buildings.

Energy Department Report Finds Major Potential to Grow U.S. Hydropower

The Energy Department and its Oak Ridge National Laboratory 29 released a renewable energy resource assessment detailing the potential to develop an estimated 65 gigawatts new electric power generation in waterways across the United States.

Energy Department Announces $10 Million to Advance Zero-Emission Cargo Transport Vehicles

The Energy Department announced up to $10 million to demonstrate and deploy innovative alternate transportation technologies for cargo vehicles.

NREL, Sandia Lead Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure Project

The Energy Department launched a new project led by its Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to support the Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure Research and Station Technology.

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition: Unified Solar Wins at MIT Clean Energy Prize

Unified Solar, a student team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), won the regional prize of the Energy Department's National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition at the MIT Clean Energy Prize.