EERE Network News

July 02, 2014

News and Events

Energy Department Offers Conditional Loan to Offshore Wind Energy Project

The Energy Department announced the first step toward issuing a $150 million loan guarantee to support the construction of the Cape Wind project offshore of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, with a conditional commitment to Cape Wind Associates, LLC.

Energy Department Launches Microgrid Competition

The Energy Department launched the Microgrid 2014 MVP Challenge, a competition to support resiliency and adaptation in communities across the United States.

Texas Hits New Peak Wind Output

A new record was set for wind generation on the electric grid covering most of the state of Texas recently, when generation reached a new instantaneous peak output of 10,296 megawatts.

New York Unveils First Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Statewide Plan

New York's Albany International Airport has six new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations that are part of a planned network of up to 3,000 EV stations slated for various public and workplace locations across New York State.

Energy Blog

Deploying American-Made Clean Energy Technologies in South Africa

A new initiative funded with $450,000 from the Energy Department seeks to grow a robust market for energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies in South Africa.