EERE Network News
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July 30, 2014
News and Events
The Energy Department announced up to $6 million in funding to deploy and demonstrate four emerging energy-saving technologies in commercial buildings.
The Energy Department and its National Renewable Energy Laboratory announced $1.27 million in funding for four projects that will help drive down the cost of small- and medium-sized wind energy systems.
More than 5,500 buildings are competing in EPA’s fifth-annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings in a race to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it has selected 36 energy facilities in 14 states to accept biomass deliveries supported by the Biomass Crop Assistance Program.
The current bioeconomy employs close to 500,000 people in the United States, and the potential exists to triple this figure in the next 15 years.