EERE Network News
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August 20, 2014
News and Events
The Energy Department announced funding totaling more than $55 million for 31 new projects designed to accelerate research and development of critical vehicle technologies that will improve fuel efficiency and reduce costs.
The United States remains a global leader in wind energy, ranking second in installed capacity in the world, according to two reports released by the Energy Department and two of its national laboratories.
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has defined three Wind Energy Areas offshore North Carolina, totaling approximately 308,000 acres, for potential commercial wind energy development.
The first 24 participants recently marked the successful completion of the Advanced Manufacturing Internship program, a pilot effort sponsored by the Energy Department.
A new initiative, now called Farm to Fly 2.0, works to increase the nation’s supply of renewable jet fuel with the end goal of producing about 1 billion gallons of drop-in aviation biofuels per year by 2018.