The Energy Department today announced more than $13 million for five projects to strengthen U.S. solar manufacturing and speed commercialization of efficient, affordable photovoltaic and concentrating solar power technologies.
U.S. Departments of Energy and Housing and Urban Development have expanded the Challenge to apartments and condominiums and launched the Better Buildings Accelerators to support state- and local government-led efforts to cut energy waste.
Tribal communities will install clean energy technologies to reduce energy use.
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 dynamometer at the National Wind Technology Center in Colorado.