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.
The new Alternative Fueling Station Locator iPhone app, developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory for the Energy Department's Clean Cities program, provides information on more than 15,000 public and private alternative fueling stations throughout the United States.