U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu outlined the Department of Energy’s plans to invest up to $366 million to establish and operate three new Energy Innovation Hubs focused on accelerating research and development in three key energy areas.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced award selections for $60 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to support transmission planning for the country’s three interconnection transmission networks.
Energy Secretary Stephen Chu announced that the Department of Energy (DOE) is launching Open Energy Information (www.openEI.org), a new open-source Web platform that will make DOE resources and open-energy data widely available to the public.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced at an event in Columbus, Ohio, that the Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $620 million for projects around the country to demonstrate advanced smart grid technologies and integrated systems that will help build a smarter, more efficient and more resilient e
Lately, there has been no small amount of rhetoric in the nation’s capital about the benefits of energy efficiency and renewable power. To be sure, the federal government is backing up its words with tangible steps.
Top executives from 19 commercial real estate companies met with U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) officials in New York City to discuss plans to dramatically reduce the sector’s energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
The US Departments of Energy (DOE) and Agriculture (USDA) announced up to $25 million in funding for research and development of technologies and processes to produce biofuels, bioenergy and high-value bio-based products, subject to annual appropriations.
The Department of Energy (DOE) announced the award of 16 new Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) that could result in up to $80 billion in energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation projects at federally owned buildings and faci
In honor of Energy Awareness Month, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) launched the Stay Warm, Save Money Web site at www.energysavers.gov. It is an educational outreach campaign to help consumers be more energy-conscious and save on increasing energy costs.
According to Federal Times, the US Department of Energy (DOE) will soon announce a set of new contracts under the Super Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC) Program, by which agencies will be able to finance as much as $50 billion over the next 10 years.
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency David Rodgers announced the launch of DOE’s Zero-Net Energy Commercial Building Initiative (CBI) with establishment of the National Laboratory Collaborative on Building Technologies Collaborative (NLCBT).
The Western Governors’ Association (WGA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced a joint initiative—the Western Renewable Energy Zones (WREZ) project—to expedite the development and delivery of clean and renewable energy to those areas in the West with vast renewable resources.
Competitively priced electricity from easily manufactured solar cells is the aim of a Penn State researcher’s project funded for up to $1,231,000 over three years by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
The US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has signed a memorandum of understanding with UPC Wind to establish a remote research affiliate partner site at UPC Wind’s Kaheawa wind farm in Maui.