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October 24, 2011
 A new 82 kilowatt solar photovoltaic installation at the RiverCentre convention complex is unveiled in the heart of downtown St. Paul. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Solar for St. Paul

A new 82 kilowatt solar photovoltaic installation is unveiled at the RiverCentre convention complex in the heart of downtown St. Paul, Minnesota.

October 12, 2011
CX-006865: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Use of Inedible Energy Crops for Production of Advanced Biofuels with the Mcgyan Process
CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B3.8
Date: 10/12/2011
Location(s): Anoka; Isanti, Minnesota
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

October 12, 2011
CX-006863: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Production and Economics of Perennial-Based Woody and Herbaceous Biomass Crops under Alley-Cropping Systems
CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B3.8
Date: 10/12/2011
Location(s): Dakota County, Minnesota
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Sandia Site Office

September 13, 2011
CX-006753: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Coupled High Capacity Silicon Anode and Novel Cathode Cells for Automotive Applications
CX(s) Applied: B5.1
Date: 09/13/2011
Location(s): Maplewood, Minnesota
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

September 6, 2011
16 R&D Projects Across 11 States to Advance Hydropower in U.S.

Today, Secretary Chu announced that the Energy Department is funding 16 projects that will make hydropower production even more efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly.

August 10, 2011
Ramping-up Investments in Advanced Vehicle Technologies

Today, Secretary Chu announced the selection of 40 projects across 15 states to receive more than $175 million to accelerate the development and deployment of next-generation vehicle technologies. From state-of-the-art electric drive batteries to light-weight vehicles, these projects will help improve vehicle fuel efficiency and create quality jobs.

The selected projects focus on eight key approaches to improving vehicle efficiency, including:

June 30, 2011
CX-006115: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Minnesota 85% Ethanol Fueling Network Expansion Project
CX(s) Applied: B5.1
Date: 06/30/2011
Location(s): Saint Paul, Minnesota
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

June 30, 2011
CX-006114: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Minnesota 82% Ethanol Fueling Network Expansion Project
CX(s) Applied: B5.1
Date: 06/30/2011
Location(s): Saint Paul, Minnesota
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

June 29, 2011
Hybrid vehicles circle the track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of the inaugural Clean Cities Stakeholder Summit
The Clean Energy Race

Assistant Secretary David Sandalow documents his experiences at the inaugural Clean Cities Stakeholder Summit at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

June 14, 2011
EA-1764: Final Environmental Assessment

Spruce and Peatland Responses Under Climatic and Environmental Change Experiment (SPRUCE) Marcell Experimental Forest, Itasca County, Minnesota