EERE Network News

EERE's newsletter, the EERE Network News, covers national and international energy efficiency and renewable energy news and events, as well as new EERE websites and energy facts.

February 10, 2016

News and Events

Energy Department Announces $21 Million to Lower Solar Energy Deployment Barriers

The Energy Department announced $21 million in new funding to lower barriers to solar energy deployment.

City and State Partners Announced in the Better Buildings SEED Platform Collaborative

The Energy Department's partners will use the Standard Energy Efficiency Data (SEED) Platform Collaborative to improve the quality and consistency of building energy data.

EIA Report: Renewables to Increase by 9.5% in 2016

The Energy Information Agency (EIA) recently estimated that renewables used in the U.S. electric power sector will increase by 9.5% in 2016.

Energy Blog

Utilities Bringing More Solar Energy to Families and Businesses

Recently, the Energy Department announced $18 million in funding for projects that will work with utilities to demonstrate storage solutions that would enable hundreds of gigawatts of additional solar energy to be added to the grid.