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January 21, 2015

News and Events

Energy Department Offers $3.6 Million Hydroelectric Production Incentive

The Energy Department announced an incentive program of $3.6 million for developers who added hydroelectric power generating capabilities to existing non-powered dams throughout the United States.

Solar Foundation Report: Solar Energy Jobs Surged in 2014

The U.S. solar energy industry added more than 31,000 jobs in 2014, according to the National Solar Jobs Census released by The Solar Foundation.

NASA, NOAA Find 2014 Warmest Year in Modern Record

Two separate analyses by NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) showed that 2014 ranks as Earth’s warmest since 1880.

High-Speed Rail Authority Hosts Official Groundbreaking Ceremony

The California High-Speed Rail Authority on January 6 officially broke ground on the nation’s first high-speed rail system.

Energy Blog

National Energy Education Summit to Electrify D.C.

On January 26, energy educators from across the country will convene at the National Energy Education Summit in Washington, D.C., to address the need for nationwide energy literacy.