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December 12, 2013
Energy Department Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing

Domestic Manufacturing Projects to Support Renewable Energy Generation as well as Boost Building and Vehicle Efficiency

December 12, 2013
Energy Department Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing

Building on President Obama's Climate Action Plan to continue America's leadership in clean energy innovation, the U.S. Department of Energy today announced $150 million in clean energy tax credits to build U.S. capabilities in clean energy ma

December 12, 2013
Energy Department Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing

Building on President Obama's Climate Action Plan to continue America's leadership in clean energy innovation, the U.S. Department of Energy today announced $150 million in clean energy tax credits to build U.S. capabilities in clean energy ma

December 12, 2013
Energy Department Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing

Building on President Obama's Climate Action Plan to continue America's leadership in clean energy innovation, the U.S. Department of Energy today announced $150 million in clean
energy tax credits to build U.S. capabilities in clean energy manufacturing.

December 12, 2013
Energy Department Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing

Building on President Obama's Climate Action Plan to continue America's leadership in clean energy innovation, the U.S. Department of Energy today announced $150 million in clean energy tax credits to build U.S. capabilities in clean energy ma

December 11, 2013
Energy Department Awards More Than $1 Million to Three States to Establish Clean Energy Manufacturing Roadmaps

In support of President Obama's goal of doubling U.S. energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department today announced new awards of more than $1 million to three states to advance clean energy manufacturing in their regions.

December 11, 2013
Energy Department Invests $13 Million to Drive Innovative U.S. Solar Manufacturing

Supports Broader Efforts to Increase American Clean Energy Manufacturing Competitiveness

December 11, 2013
The Geothermal Technologies Office Congratulates this Year's GEA Honors Awardees

On December 10, the Geothermal Energy Association announced its 2013 GEA Honors awards for advances and achievements in geothermal energy. Among this year's eleven winners and honorable mentions are five projects that the Energy Department investe

December 11, 2013
Energy Department Offers $10 Million for Energy-Saving Lighting Technologies

The Energy Department announced nearly $10 million to support research, development, and manufacturing of solid-state lighting (SSL) technologies.

December 11, 2013
DOE's AMO Releases Workshop "Save the Date" and New RFI on Composite Manufacturing

The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Manufacturing Office released a Request for Information on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite Manufacturing and plans to host a related workshop on January 13, 2014 in the Washington, D.C. area.

December 11, 2013
Calling All Coders: Help Advance America's Ocean Power Industry

The Energy Department has launched a new coding competition to help industry develop new models and tools that improve the design, development, and optimization of marine and hydrokinetic devices.

December 11, 2013
Presidential Memorandum Boosts Federal Energy Management

President Obama signed a memorandum directing the federal government to consume 20% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020.

December 9, 2013
GEA Honors Geothermal Leaders

The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) has announced the winners for the GEA Honors, which recognize companies and individuals that have made significant contributions during the past year to advancing technology, spurring economic development an

December 9, 2013
Improving Energy Efficiency and Creating Jobs Through Weatherization

Since 2009, when the Energy Department seized a major opportunity to invest $5 billion through our Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) to stimulate job growth and help families affected by the economic recession, we have improved the energy ef

December 6, 2013
Energy Department Announces $10 Million to Advance Innovative, Energy-Saving Lighting Technologies

As part of cutting energy waste and doubling energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department today announced nearly $10 million to support research, development, and manufacturing of solid-state lighting (SSL) technologies across the country.

December 6, 2013
DOE Announces Funding Opportunity for Solid-State Lighting R&D

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a solid-state lighting (SSL) R&D funding opportunity on December 6, 2013. Under this funding opportunity (DE-FOA-0000973, Solid-State Lighting Advanced Technology R&D 2014), a total of up to $10 mill

December 6, 2013
DOE Issues Test Procedure Final Rule & Publishes Energy Conservation Standards NOPR for Electric Motors

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register final rule regarding test procedures and published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) regarding energy conservation standards for electric motors.

December 5, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Investment Funds for Clean Energy Programs, EERE's Small Business Innovation Research Program, and More

EERE's webinars include information on working with financial institutions, SBIR research grants, engaging students in energy, and more.

December 5, 2013
Presidential Memorandum on Federal Leadership on Energy Management

In the latest step under his Climate Action Plan, President Obama today signed a Memorandum directing the Federal Government to consume 20 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, more than double the current level.

December 4, 2013
Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2014 Models Released

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Energy Department released the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide that provides consumers with a resource to identify and choose the most fuel efficient and low greenhouse gas emitting vehicles.

December 4, 2013
Better Buildings Challenge Expands to Multifamily Housing

The U.S. Departments of Energy and Housing and Urban Development expanded the Better Buildings Challenge to multifamily housing such as apartments and condominiums.

December 4, 2013
Energy Department Awards $4 Million for State Energy Efficiency

The Energy Department awarded nearly $4 million to 13 states to increase statewide energy savings and boost the energy efficiency of public institutions, local governments, and industrial sectors.

December 4, 2013
Small Company Makes Big Changes to Boost Clean Energy Economy

Diversified Power International (DPI) in Tennessee designs and manufactures a wide range of products that greatly improve the efficiency of battery-related drive systems including solar energy storage systems and all-electric vehicles.

December 4, 2013
Renewable Energy Data Book Details Growing Industry in 2012

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory released the 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book, reporting that renewable electricity sources represented 14% of total U.S. installed capacity and more than 12% of total U.S. electric generation in 201

December 3, 2013
EPA and DOE Release Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2014 Models

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy released the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide.