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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.

December 3, 2013
Obama Administration Expands Better Buildings Challenge to Multifamily Housing, Launches New Programs to Boost U.S. Energy Efficiency

As Part of Better Buildings Initiative, Administration Commits to Expanding Energy Efficiency Investments in Federal Buildings

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

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are releasing the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide, providing consumers with a valuable resource to identify and choose the most fuel efficient and low greenhouse gas-emitting ve

December 3, 2013
Obama Administration Expands Better Buildings Challenge to Multifamily Housing, Launches New Programs to Boost U.S. Energy Efficiency

Building on $2 billion in financing commitments from the private sector for energy efficiency updates to commercial buildings under the President's Better Buildings Challenge, the U.S. Departments of Energy and Housing and Urban Development today expanded the Challenge to multifamily housing such as apartments and condominiums.

December 3, 2013
Seismic Monitoring a Critical Step in EGS Development

The ability to accurately locate and characterize the release of seismic energy, generated from micro earthquakes(MEQ) is of paramount importance to the development and monitoring of EGS. A small innovative business, MagiQTechnologies Inc. has devel

December 3, 2013
DOE Publishes CALiPER Snapshot Report on LED A Lamps

DOE's CALiPER program has released a Snapshot Report on LED A lamps, which utilizes the LED Lighting Facts program's extensive product database to help industry stakeholders understand the current state and trajectory of the market for that class

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

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are releasing the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide, providing consumers with a valuable resource to identify and choose the most fuel efficient and low greenhouse gas-emitting ve

November 27, 2013
South Carolina Opens Nation's Largest Wind Drivetrain Testing Facility

Today, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman joined with officials from Clemson University to dedicate the nation's largest and one of the world's most advanced wind energy testing facilities in North Charleston, S.C.

November 27, 2013
Two Facilities, One Goal: Advancing America's Wind Industry

Two state-of-the-art wind turbine drivetrain test facilities are now open for business: the Clemson University Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing Facility in South Carolina and a National Renewable Energy Laboratory dynamometer at the National Wind T

November 27, 2013
Reducing LED Costs Through Innovation

A Wisconsin-based company is developing an innovative way to reduce manufacturing costs of light-emitting diodes (LEDs).

November 27, 2013
Two Companies Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

The Energy Department recognized aluminum manufacturer Alcoa and steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal for leadership in the Energy Department's Better Buildings, Better Plants Program

November 26, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Resources for Tribal Energy Efficiency Projects, Deep Energy Retrofits and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts.

November 26, 2013
Thirteen States Receive Energy Department Awards to Drive Greater Energy Efficiency, Save Money

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.

November 26, 2013
Thirteen States Receive Energy Department Awards to Drive Greater Energy Efficiency, Save Money

Building on the Obama Administration's efforts to doubleenergy productivity by 2030 and help communities save onenergy bills, the Energy Department today awarded nearly $4million to 13 states to increase statewide energy savingsand boost the energ

November 25, 2013
DOE Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Electric Motors Energy Conservation Standards

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice of proposed rulemaking regarding energy conservation standards for certain commercial and industrial electric motors, under subpart B of Title 10 of the Code of Fe

November 22, 2013
In Cleveland, Alcoa and ArcelorMittal Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

As Part of Obama Administration’s Better Plants Program, U.S. Manufacturers Cut Energy Waste and Save Money

November 21, 2013
South Carolina Opens Nation’s Largest Wind Drivetrain Testing Facility

Clemson University Project Converted Former Navy Warehouse to First-of-its-Kind Testing Facility for Land-Based and Offshore Wind Turbines

November 21, 2013
Clean Cities Offers Fleets New Tool to Evaluate Benefits of Alternative Fuel Vehicles

The AFLEET Tool allows fleets to calculate payback periods and emissions benefits of alternative fuel vehicles.

November 21, 2013
South Carolina Opens Nation's Largest Wind Drivetrain Testing Facility

Today, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman joined with officials from Clemson University to dedicate the nation's largest and one of the world's most advanced wind energy testing facilities in North Charleston, S.C.

November 21, 2013
2013 SSL Market Introduction Workshop Presentations Posted

DOE has posted the presentations and materials from the eighth annual Solid-State Lighting Market Introduction Workshop, held November 12-14 in Portland, OR.