EERE Network News

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May 27, 2015

News and Events

Energy Department Evaluates Potential for Wind Power in 50 States

The Energy Department announced the release of "Enabling Wind Power Nationwide," a report showing how the United States can unlock the potential for wind energy deployment in all 50 states.

SunShot Announces Solar Start-Up Winners

The Energy Department announced the five winners of the first round of the SunShot Catalyst prize competition, which were chosen out of 17 finalist start-ups that demonstrated their solar energy software solutions.

Crowder College and Drury University Aim to Withstand Tornadoes with ShelteR3

The tornado that hit Joplin, Missouri, on May 22, 2011, provided special motivation for the Crowder College and Drury University team’s U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 project.

Energy Blog

Connecticut Launches Nation’s First Statewide Home Energy Score Program

Connecticut recently launched a statewide residential energy labeling program that will make energy efficiency labels ubiquitous across the state.