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November 26, 2014

News and Events

DOI to Auction 742,000 Acres Offshore Massachusetts for Wind Energy

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced that more than 742,000 acres offshore Massachusetts will be offered for commercial wind energy development in a January 29, 2015, competitive lease sale.

New Partnership to Help Bring Clean Cooking to 100 Million Households by 2020

The World Bank Group and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves announced a new, five-year Efficient Clean Cooking and Heating Partnership, with a goal of 100 million households adopting clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels by 2020.

IEA Report: Global Outlook Positive for Renewable Energy Sources through 2040

The International Energy Agency (IEA) released its "World Energy Outlook 2014" which projects renewable energy sources could account for nearly half of the global increase in power generation by 2040.

Energy Blog

Tampa Bay Designated as the Newest Clean Cities Coalition

The Energy Department's Clean Cities recently welcomed brand-new Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition into the program.

Survey Says: Workplace Charging is Growing in Popularity and Impact

Plug-in electric vehicle charging access at work has nearly doubled in the last two years, according to a survey conducted by the Energy Department.