- DOE Federal Efficiency Program Wins GreenGov Dream Team Award
November 13, 2014 4:40 PM
The White House Council on Environmental Quality’s GreenGov Presidential Awards honor federal, civilian, and military personnel as well as agency teams, facilities, and programs who take innovative steps to reduce energy use and carbon pollution, curb waste, and save taxpayer money in federal agency operations. Late last month, the Department Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) was announced as the GreenGov Presidential Green Dream Team Award winner for work done in partnership with the Department of Transportation (DOT).Read The Full Story
- State Energy Program awards $5 million to states for State Energy Planning and Innovative Energy Practices
October 27, 2014 1:02 PM
The Energy Department announced last week approximately $5 million in State Energy Program (SEP) competitive awards for 13 states to achieve the economic and environmental benefits that clean energy offers. As part of an “all-of-the-above” approach, Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington will invest SEP funds in the deployment of projects to enhance economic development opportunities associated with energy efficiency and renewable energy across the residential, commercial, and industrial markets.Read The Full Story
September 18, 2014White House Highlights New DOE Measures to Advance Renewable Energy Deployment and Increase Energy Efficiency
WASHINGTON - Building on the President’s Climate Action Plan and the Administration’s effort to diversify our energy portfolio and cut energy waste, the Energy Department today announced a series of executive actions to expand the deployment of renewable energy and cut greenhouse gas emissions. Altogether, these measures will bring the U.S. closer to its clean energy future, while protecting the environment and helping Americans save money by saving energy.
May 9, 2014New Energy Efficiency Standards for Electric Motors and Walk-in Coolers and Freezers to Save on Energy Bills and Reduce Carbon Pollution
These standards combined will help reduce harmful carbon pollution by up to 158 million metric tons – equivalent to the annual electricity use of more than 21 million homes – and save businesses $26 billion on utility bills through 2030.
April 16, 2014U.S. Parking Facilities Cut Energy Use by 90 Percent, Switch 270 Million Square Feet to Energy Efficient Lighting
More than 100 U.S. Businesses Installing Energy Efficient Lighting at Parking Lots and Garages
March 11, 2014
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman, Colombia's Minister of Energy and Mines Amylkar Acosta, Mayor of Santiago de Calí Rodrigo Guerrero, and Director of Planning of Colombia Tatyana Orozco signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in the development of a Solar Decathlon Latin America and Caribbean competition.
February 28, 2014
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