EERE Network News

July 30, 2014

News and Events

Energy Department Invests $6 Million to Support Commercial Building Efficiency

The Energy Department announced up to $6 million in funding to deploy and demonstrate four emerging energy-saving technologies in commercial buildings.

Energy Department Announces Distributed Wind Competitiveness Projects

The Energy Department and its National Renewable Energy Laboratory announced $1.27 million in funding for four projects that will help drive down the cost of small- and medium-sized wind energy systems.

EPA Starts Fifth-Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings

More than 5,500 buildings are competing in EPA’s fifth-annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings in a race to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

USDA Selects 36 Energy Facilities to Accept Biomass Deliveries

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it has selected 36 energy facilities in 14 states to accept biomass deliveries supported by the Biomass Crop Assistance Program.

Energy Blog

Biomass Fueling America’s Growing Clean Energy Economy

The current bioeconomy employs close to 500,000 people in the United States, and the potential exists to triple this figure in the next 15 years.