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February 17, 2011
Department of Energy Offers Support for an Oregon Solar Manufacturing Project

Project Estimated to Create Over 700 Jobs and Greater Efficiencies in the Production of Photovoltaic Panels

February 15, 2011
Department of Energy Finalizes Loan Guarantee for New Transmission Project to Deliver Renewable Energy to Southwest

Nevada Project Expected to Create Over 400 Jobs and Improve Grid Reliability

July 27, 2010
Turbine blades being delivered to Kahuku. | Courtesy of First Wind
Kahuku Wind to Power 7,700 Oahu Homes

The Energy Department’s Loan Programs Office announces a $117 million loan guarantee through the Recovery Act for the Kahuku Wind Power Project in Hawaii. A project Secretary Chu calls “another example of America’s leadership in the global clean energy economy.”

August 2, 2010
New York's Energy Storage System Gets Recharged

Jonathan Silver and Matt Rogers on a major breakthrough for New York state's energy storage capacity.

September 1, 2010
Open Solicitations and How to Apply: the Loan Guarantee Program Invites You to a Free Webinar

Potential applicants, lawyers, industry professionals and interested parties alike are invited to the Loan Programs Office’s webinar today, September 1st, at 3 pm EDT.

October 5, 2010
Renewable Energy Loan Applications Due Today!

If you haven't submitted your Part I application for Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Program’s Renewables Solicitation yet, today is your last day! Round 8, Part I applications for DOE's Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Advanced Transmission and Distribution Technologies Solicitation (2009) are due today by midnight EDT.

October 29, 2010
Working with the Private Sector to Achieve a Clean Energy Economy

Financial Institution Partnership Program is one way the U.S. renewable energy sector can be accelerated through clear and effective government policy and incentives.

April 11, 2011
The Department of Energy’s $1.6 billion loan guarentee will support Bright Source’s Ivanpah Solar Energy Generating System. | courtesy of Bright Source
Department Announces Loan Guarantee for BrightSource Energy Inc.

The Department of Energy has finalized a $1.6 billion loan guarantee with the California company BrightSource Energy, Inc. to complete the construction of three concentrated solar power plants. A projected that is projected to create more than 1,000 jobs and, once operational, will produce enough solar energy to power 85,000 homes a year.