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.

July 29, 2015

News and Events

Energy Department Works with Partners on Interior Lighting

The Energy Department announced that more than 65 organizations are participating in the Better Buildings Alliance's Interior Lighting Campaign, and committing to drive greater energy efficiency through new interior lighting technologies.

DOI Marks Step in Nation’s First Offshore Wind Farm

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and its Bureau of Ocean Energy Management celebrated a “steel in the water” milestone in Rhode Island for the first commercial offshore wind farm in the United States.

USDA Announces $17 Million for Rural Smart Grid Technology

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced funding for rural electric infrastructure projects that includes $17 million for smart grid technology.

Energy Blog

What’s Green Worth?

The effect on a property’s value is usually one of the first things to consider before retrofitting a building with green features.