EERE Network News
May 14, 2014
News and Events
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 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.
The Energy Department announced two new energy-efficiency standards for electric motors and walk-in coolers and freezers.
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.
The Energy Department announced Pennsylvania State University as the winner of the inaugural Collegiate Wind Competition.