EERE Network News

May 14, 2014

News and Events

President Obama Unveils New U.S. National Climate Assessment

President Obama unveiled the third U.S. National Climate Assessment, which confirms that climate change is affecting Americans in every region of the United States and key sectors of the national economy.

President Obama Announces Advances for Solar Deployment and Energy Efficiency

President Obama announced more than 300 private and public sector commitments to advance solar deployment and energy efficiency, as well as new executive actions that will lead to $2 billion in energy efficiency investments in federal buildings, smarter appliances, and training for solar industry workers.

New Energy-Efficiency Standards for Electric Motors, Coolers, Freezers

The Energy Department announced two new energy-efficiency standards for electric motors and walk-in coolers and freezers.

Better Buildings Challenge Grows by 1 Billion Square Feet

The Energy Department announced that Better Buildings Challenge partners are on track to meet their energy performance goals in their second year, saving approximately $100 million a year.

Energy Blog

Energy Department Crowns Collegiate Wind Competition Champion

The Energy Department announced Pennsylvania State University as the winner of the inaugural Collegiate Wind Competition.