EERE Network News
EERE's newsletter, the EERE Network News, covers national and international energy efficiency and renewable energy news and events, as well as new EERE websites and energy facts.
October 15, 2014
News and Events
The Energy Department announced up to $13.4 million for five projects to develop advanced biofuels and bioproducts that will help drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel from biomass.
The Energy Department announced nearly $8 million to support research and development of the next generation of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) technologies.
The Energy Department announced the issuance of a final rule that requires verified energy and water performance for new and retrofitted federal buildings that are certified by private sector green building certification systems.
The Energy Department recognized the Oregon cities of Beaverton and Hillsboro, as well as the state's Portland Public School District, for their leadership in reducing energy use.
Three scientists—two from Japan and one from the United States—received the Nobel Prize in physics for their work on the LED light.