Hydro Research Foundation University Research Awards - HRF - Washington State University Award Number: DE-EE0002668/EE0006506 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Water Power Program Date: 06/04/2015 Location(s): WA Office(s): Golden Field Office
To further advance energy efficiency in buildings across the country, the Department of Energy is launching two new Better Buildings Accelerators that will help American families improve the efficiency of their homes.
Today, the Energy Department is announcing $32 million in funding to help train American workers for the solar energy workforce and to further drive down the cost of solar by developing innovative low-cost concentrating solar power collectors and increasing access to critical solar data.
This training entitled "Developing Productive Government and Community Relations," is designed for attendees to better understand tribal and governmental interactions. It will cover federal Indian law and policy, tribal government authorities and structures, and cultural sensitivities and awareness. It is hosted at the Department of Energy, Forrestal Building in Washington, D.C., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring 128 businesses and organizations in 33 states with the Energy Star’s Partner of the Year award for their commitment to saving energy and protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development is hosting Reservation Economic Summit (RES), a four-day event that provides Native American businesses and entrepreneurs with the tools they need to be successful.
The Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) held a public meeting on March 31 to consider the reports of the SEAB task forces on nuclear nonproliferation and the national laboratories. There was also an opportunity for comments from the public.