- Biofuel Facts for the Road: The Energy Department and Your Gasoline Pump
November 26, 2014 10:24 AM
Before you hit the road to visit relatives or friends this Thanksgiving, you’ll probably stop at the gas station to fuel up. The Energy Department’s Bioenergy Technologies Office invests in research and development to help commercialize biofuels—liquid fuels produced from plant sources—to reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil, build the economy, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. While you’re at the gas pump, pay attention to a few things. There are several biofuel options already available to you today, and the Energy Department is working to bring other second-generation biofuel options to a pump near you.Read The Full Story
- Tampa Bay Designated as the Newest Clean Cities Coalition
November 21, 2014 1:36 PM
This week, Clean Cities welcomed another major partner in the effort to reduce our nation’s dependence on petroleum – the brand-new Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition. Through its network of nearly 100 coalitions across the country, the Energy Department’s Clean Cities program brings together stakeholders to increase the use of alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles, reduce idling, and improve fuel economy.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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