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April 16, 2014

Army Plans Largest Solar Array on a U.S. Military Installation

The U.S. Army announced plans to start development of a nearly 20-megawatt solar array that will provide about 25% of the annual installation electricity requirement of Fort Huachuca, Arizona. More

April 16, 2014

Report: States Achieve Big Savings with Energy Efficiency Targets

Energy-efficiency targets implemented in half of U.S. states in 2012 saved enough electricity to power 2 million homes for a year, according to a new report released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. More

April 11, 2014

Upcoming Webinar April 17: Fuel Cells at NASCAR

On April 17 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, the Fuel Cell Technologies Office will present a webinar on the use of solid oxide fuel cell generators for use in powering broadcast cameras for NASCAR. More

April 9, 2014

Energy Department Invests $3 Million to Advance Fuel Cell Market

The Energy Department awarded more than $3 million to Connecticut-based FuelCell Energy for a project that could increase U.S. competitiveness in the fuel cell market. More

April 9, 2014

EPA, Energy Department Honor 2014 Energy Star Partners of the Year

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Energy Department are honoring 127 organizations in 2014 for their commitment to protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. More

April 9, 2014

Volvo Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

The Energy Department recognized Volvo Group North America for its leadership in energy efficiency at the New River Valley assembly plant near Roanoke, Virginia. More

April 2, 2014

National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition Announces Southeast Regional Winner

A student-led start-up from the Georgia Institute of Technology, was announced as the Southeast regional winner of the Energy Department's National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. More

April 2, 2014

Sandia Labs to Support the 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge

The Energy Department's Sandia National Laboratories signed a new agreement to support the 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge, which will include work on grid resiliency. More

April 2, 2014

Energy Systems Integration Facility Named Lab of the Year

The Energy Department's Energy Systems Integration Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory was named 2014 Laboratory of the Year by the editors of R&D Magazine. More

March 27, 2014

Fuel Cell Technologies Office Science and Technology Policy Fellowship Opportunities Available

The Fuel Cell Technologies Office is offering research opportunities through the EERE Science and Technology Policy Fellowships Program. These two-year fellowships provide an opportunity for scientists, engineers, and researchers to participate in projects that support hydrogen and fuel cell activities. More

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