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June 26, 2013
Installing a rooftop solar array as part of Los Angeles County's Feed-in Tariff program. | Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Business Council.
LA Rooftop Solar Project Goes Online in San Fernando Valley

Los Angeles steps into the forefront of solar innovation with launch of feed-in tariff program.

June 24, 2013
AUDIT REPORT: OAS-L-13-10

Fiscal Year 2011 Audit of the Work Performed Under the Work for Others Program at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

June 6, 2013
Audit Report: OAS-RA-13-22

The Hydrogen Energy California Project

May 21, 2013
California: Geothermal Plant to Help Meet High Lithium Demand

Using an EERE investment, Simbol Materials is co-producing electric vehicle batteries from co-produced fluids.

May 20, 2013
The University of Washington team works on their vehicle while lifted on a hoist. Teams are working in a garage that is fully equipped with tools that will help them make the most of their time this week. | Photo courtesy of EcoCAR 2.
EcoCAR 2 Teams Cruise Forward with Second Year Finals

We're providing a behind-the-scenes look at the two-part competition to crown the Year Two winner of EcoCAR 2.

May 3, 2013
Panelists discuss the role of colleges and universities in helping to further clean-energy research and entrepreneurship during a forum at Stanford University. | Photo courtesy of Stanford Energy Club.
Energy Wrap-Up: Charging Students To Take the Lead in Energy Innovation

Students, academics and entrepreneurs came together at Stanford University to discuss how the next generation can lead the way in creating the next big breakthroughs in sustainable energy.

April 18, 2013
World's First Tri-Generation Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Fueling Station

EERE supported the development of the world's first tri-generation station combined heat and power system that produces hydrogen in addition to heat and electricity.

April 18, 2013
California: Agricultural Residues Produce Renewable Fuel

Logos Technologies and EERE are partnering with Edeniq of Visalia to build a plant that will produce cellulosic ethanol from switchgrass, wood chips, and corn leaves, stalks, and husks--all plentiful, nonfood feedstock sources in California.

April 18, 2013
California: Cutting-Edge Biofuels Research and Entrepreneurship Provide a Proving Ground

The Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory helps researchers test, develop, and perfect experimental technologies to produce biofuels from grasses, wood, and agricultural waste.

April 18, 2013
High Efficiency Microturbine Leads to Increased Market Share

EERE-supported microturbine research and development for a device that increased electrical efficiency of the unit from about 17%-22% to 33%.