EERE Network News

May 21, 2014

News and Events

Energy Department Awards $7 Million to Advance Hydrogen Storage Systems

The Energy Department announced $7 million in awards for six projects to develop lightweight, compact, and lower cost advanced hydrogen storage systems for fuel cell vehicles.

Energy Department Announces New Prize Challenge to Drive Down Solar Costs

The Energy Department announced the SunShot Catalyst, a new prize competition to spur the rapid creation and development of products and solutions that address near-term challenges in the U.S. solar marketplace.

National Champions of Student Energy Conservation Competition Announced

The Energy Department and the National Science Teachers Association announced the national champions of America’s Home Energy Education Challenge, naming teams from Connecticut and Indiana co-champions.

DOI Approves Second Utility-Scale Solar Energy Project on American Indian Trust Land

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced the approval of the 200-megawatt Moapa Solar Energy Center Project on tribal trust land in Nevada.

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National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition: REEcycle Wins at Caltech FLoW

University of Houston student team REEcycle won the Energy Department's National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition regional prize at the California Institute of Technology’s First Look West Competition (Caltech FLoW).

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