EERE Network News
May 07, 2014
News and Events
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.
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.
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.
The Energy Department announced up to $10 million to demonstrate and deploy innovative alternate transportation technologies for cargo vehicles.
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.
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.