- New Energy Department Partnership Creates Solar Bridges to Energy Security
July 7, 2015 3:21 PM
Despite great recent advances in lowering the cost of solar energy, this technology is not yet affordable for every segment of the population. For low-income communities, solar energy is still viewed as a luxury. But new programs are working to expand access to solar energy and create job opportunities for all Americans.Read The Full Story
- Capturing the Motion of the Ocean: Wave Energy Explained
July 6, 2015 11:44 AM
Water covers 71 percent of the planet -- so why isn't wave energy a bigger part of our clean energy strategy? New technology could make it competitive sooner than you think.Read The Full Story
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 29, 2014
The Energy Department and Oak Ridge National Laboratory released a renewable energy resource assessment detailing the potential to develop new electric power generation in waterways across the United States.
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
February 25, 2014President Obama Announces Two New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institutes and Launches the First of Four New Manufacturing Innovation Institute Competitions
The President announces new steps in partnership with the private sector to boost advanced manufacturing, strengthen our capabilities for defense, and attract the types of high-quality jobs that a growing middle class requires.
February 6, 2014
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