The Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and
Renewable Energy (EERE) is at the forefront of creating a
clean energy economy; we reflect on some of the recent
successes of our research and development programs.
U.S. airlines could realize more than $250 billion dollars in
savings in the near future thanks to efficiency-improving
technologies developed and refined by NASA’s aeronautics
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded $46
million in loan assistance to the Vermont Energy
Investment Corporation to support energy efficiency and
renewable energy improvements.
A new study estimates that the United States realized $2.2
billion in benefits from reduced greenhouse gas emissions,
as well as $5.2 billion from reductions in other air pollution,
resulting from state renewable portfolio standard (RPS)
policies that were in effect in many states in 2013.
The Energy Department recently announced up to $35
million in available funding to advance hydrogen and fuel
The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network
News will be on holiday hiatus for the next two weeks, but
will resume on January 6.
The Energy Department’s Building Technologies Office’s
Technology-to-Market Initiative in BTO’s Emerging
Technologies Program helps technologies get out of the
laboratory and into U.S. homes and buildings.
The Energy Department announced the seven winners of
round of the Catalyst Energy Innovation Prize Demo Day,
chosen out of 19 finalist startups.
The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects
Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced $33 million in funding
for 12 innovative projects as part of ARPA-E’s Network
Optimized Distributed Energy Systems program.
One of EERE’s domestic partners, the City of West Palm
Beach, Florida, brought a little paradise to
Conference of Parties (COP) 21, sharing its vision for a
sustainable community built on the potential of clean
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
announced final volume requirements under the Renewable
Fuel Standard program for the years 2014, 2015, and
and final volume requirements for biomass-based diesel for
2014 to 2017.
The Energy Department recently deployed the AXYS
WindSentinel buoy, one of two owned by the Energy
Department, off the coast of Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The global momentum to tackle climate change has never
been stronger. At the same time, the costs of today’s clean
energy technologies have never been lower.
The nonprofit American Council On Renewable Energy’s
(ACORE) released annual report, examining state
energy programs, investment, and markets
in the renewable energy sector in the 13 western
The Energy Department announced the launch of the
SEED Collaborative, a strategic effort to help cities and
states manage building energy performance data and
identify opportunities for efficiency improvements.
The Energy Department released the report, which details the state of several clean
energy technologies available today in the United States,
solutions to climate change.
The will be on holiday hiatus for Thanksgiving on
November 25, but will resume the following week.
The Energy Department has hosted five popular Science,
Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Middle
School Mentoring Cafés, and has seven more
The Energy Department and Environmental Protection
Agency announced that the 2016 Fuel Economy Guide,
designed to help consumers choose the most fuel-efficient
vehicles that will meet their needs, is available.
The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy
Management announced it leased nearly 344,000 acres off
the coast of New
Jersey for potential wind energy development.