- VIDEO: Tackling Soft Costs Through A Well-Trained Solar Workforce
May 17, 2016 2:35 PM
One of the fastest ways to lower solar soft costs is by having a well-trained workforce. That's why the Energy Department's SunShot Initiative is expanding its current support of the solar workforce through its Solar Training and Education for Professionals (STEP) program.Read The Full Story
- Energy Department Opens New Round of Funding to Reward New Hydropower
April 25, 2016 1:09 PM
Harnessing the power of water to generate electricity means finding new locations that can be upgraded with hydropower technology. The Energy Department is opening applications for a new round of funding to identify facilities that might be capable of producing electricity with the right technology. The sum of $3.5 million in funding will be awarded as incentive payments based on kilowatt hours of electricity generated.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
February 3, 2014