EERE Network News

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March 25, 2015

News and Events

Leading by Example on Climate Change: The New Federal Sustainability Plan

President Obama signed an executive order that will ensure that the federal government leads by example as the United States moves to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while boosting clean energy.

Energy Department Announces $20 Million to Develop Advanced Electric Motors

The Energy Department announced up to $20 million in available funding to spur the development of high-speed industrial motors and drives.

Energy Department Selects 11 Tribal Communities to Deploy EERE Technologies

The Energy Department announced that 11 tribal communities will receive nearly $6 million to accelerate the implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies on tribal lands.

EPA Announces 70 Top Performing ENERGY STAR-Certified Manufacturing Plants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 70 manufacturing plants have achieved ENERGY STAR certification for their superior energy performance in 2014.

Energy Blog

Wind Vision: New Report Highlights a Robust Wind Energy Future

The new Wind Vision report defines the societal, environmental and economic benefits of wind power in a scenario with wind energy supplying 10% of the country’s electricity in 2020, 20% in 2030, and 35% in 2050.