EERE Network News
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October 29, 2014
News and Events
The Energy Department announced more than $53 million for 40 innovative research and development projects that aim to drive down the cost of solar energy.
The Energy Department announced $9 million to encourage investments in energy-saving technologies that can be tested and deployed in offices, shops, restaurants, hospitals, hotels, and other types of commercial buildings.
Massachusetts continues to edge out California as the most energy-efficient state in the nation for the fourth year in a row, according to the findings of the 8th edition of the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $1.4 billion in USDA loan guarantees—including $110 million for smart grid and renewable energy technology improvements—to improve the delivery of electric power to rural communities.
The Energy Department's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been working diligently on a diverse set of tools to better understand and mitigate the impacts of hydropower development on its surrounding environment.