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February 12, 2014
Energy Department Offers Funding to Improve the Electric Grid

The Energy Department is offering up to $7 million in funding to advance the design of technologies that will help communities become more adaptive and prepared for power outages caused by severe weather and other events.

January 22, 2014
Secretary Moniz Announces Nearly $50 Million to Advance High-Tech, Fuel Efficient American Autos

At the Washington Auto Show U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced nearly $50 million to accelerate research and development of new vehicle technologies that give drivers and businesses more transportation options and protect the environment in communities nationwide.

January 22, 2014
President Announces New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute

President Obama announced the selection of a North Carolina-headquartered consortium of businesses and universities to lead the Next Generation Power Electronics Institute, funded in part by a $70 million award over five years from the Energy Department.

January 22, 2014
Report: Global Share of Renewable Energy Could Double by 2030

The global renewable energy share can reach and exceed 30% by 2030 at no extra cost, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.

January 16, 2014
Superior Energy Performance: New Website Live and Ready for Business

Superior Energy Performance (SEP) announces its new website: a valuable resource for manufacturers who want to prove their achievements in energy management and lower plant energy costs.

January 8, 2014
U.S. Fuel Cell Market Production and Deployment Continues Strong Growth

The Energy Department has released three new reports showcasing strong growth across the U.S. fuel cell and hydrogen technologies market.

January 8, 2014
Phase II Smart Grid Data Access Funding Opportunity Winner Announced

The Energy Department announced on December 19 that San Diego Gas & Electric has won the second phase of the Smart Grid Data Access funding opportunity.

December 18, 2013
USDA Offers $118 Million for Renewable Energy, Smart Grid Projects

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $73 million in funding for renewable energy projects and $45 million for smart grid technology as part of more than $1.8 billion in funding for electric utility infrastructure projects in 25 states and one territory.

December 18, 2013
Energy Department Invests $7 Million to Commercialize Fuel Cells

The Energy Department announced more than $7 million in funding for projects in Georgia, Kansas, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee that will help bring cost-effective, advanced hydrogen and fuel cell technologies online faster.

December 18, 2013
DOE Announces $150 Million in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits

The Energy Department announced $150 million in clean energy tax credits to build U.S. capabilities in clean energy manufacturing.

December 18, 2013
Energy Department Releases Grid Energy Storage Report

The Energy Department released its Grid Energy Storage report to the members of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, identifying the benefits and challenges
of grid energy storage that must be addressed to enable broader use.

December 12, 2013
Energy Department Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing

Building on President Obama's Climate Action Plan to continue America's leadership in clean energy innovation, the U.S. Department of Energy today announced $150 million in clean
energy tax credits to build U.S. capabilities in clean energy manufacturing.

December 12, 2013
Energy Department Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing

Building on President Obama's Climate Action Plan to continue America's leadership in clean energy innovation, the U.S. Department of Energy today announced $150 million in clean energy tax credits to build U.S. capabilities in clean energy ma

December 4, 2013
Renewable Energy Data Book Details Growing Industry in 2012

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory released the 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book, reporting that renewable electricity sources represented 14% of total U.S. installed capacity and more than 12% of total U.S. electric generation in 201

November 7, 2013
Energy Department Launches Alternative Fueling Station Locator App

As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to expand access to data and give consumers more transportation options that save money at the pump, the Energy Department today launched a new mobile app to help drivers find stations that provide alternative fuel for vehicles.

November 6, 2013
New Jersey: Atlantic City Jitneys Running on Natural Gas

EERE-funded project is estimated to reduce 1.76 million GGE/year and 607,364 pounds of carbon dioxide per year.

November 6, 2013
Illinois: Ozinga Concrete Runs on Natural Gas and Opens Private Station

The trucks are part of a much larger Recovery Act project, which is expected to reduce 3.1 million GGE/year and 8,429 pounds of carbon dioxide per year.

October 31, 2013
Argonne National Laboratory and U.S. Department of Energy Release AFLEET Tool

Calculator examines the environmental and economic costs
and benefits of alternative fuel and advanced vehicles

October 22, 2013
Clean Cities Coordinators and Stakeholders Awarded at the Green Fleet Conference and Expo

At the 2013 Green Fleet Conference and Expo, a number of Clean Cities coordinators and stakeholders received awards for their dedication to increasing the environmental sustainability of vehicle fleets.

April 1, 2013
Energy Department Announces Apps for Vehicles Challenge Winners

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to expand access to data and reduce fuel costs for consumers, the Energy Department announced the winners of the Apps for Vehicles Challenge.

September 8, 2011
Energy Department Awards Will Promote Electric Vehicles in 24 States and Train a Workforce for Advanced Vehicle Development

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced 16 projects supporting activities in 24 states and the District of Columbia to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in communities across the nation, and seven additional projects in seven states to help prepare college students for careers designing and building advanced vehicle technologies. 

 

August 16, 2011
Energy Department Applauds World’s First Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Station in Orange County

DOE issues the following statement in support of the commissioning of the world’s first tri-generation fuel cell and hydrogen energy station to provide transportation fuel to the public and electric power to an industrial facility, located at the Orange County Sanitation District's wastewater treatment plant in Fountain Valley, California.

August 10, 2011
Department of Energy Awards More Than $175 Million for Advanced Vehicle Research and Development

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced more than $175 million over the next three to five years to accelerate the development and deployment of advanced vehicle technologies.

July 5, 2011
DOE Announces 6 New Corporate Partners Join the National Clean Fleets Partnership

Companies to work with DOE to significantly reduce gasoline and diesel use in commercial vehicles