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U.S. Utility-Scale Solar 60 Percent Towards Cost-Competition Goal

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 12:05
February 12, 2014U.S. Utility-Scale Solar 60 Percent Towards Cost-Competition Goal

Energy Department Announces $25 Million to Support U.S. Solar Manufacturing

Upcoming Funding Opportunity for Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 11:47
February 12, 2014Upcoming Funding Opportunity for Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain

The DOE Wind Program has issued a Notice of Intent for a funding opportunity, tentatively titled Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain

February Webinar to Focus on Strategic Energy Planning

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 18:31
February 11, 2014February Webinar to Focus on Strategic Energy Planning

Attend this webinar to learn how strategic planning can help bring tribal energy visions into focus and provide a path forward.

Energy Department Conditionally Authorizes Cameron LNG to Export Liquefied Natural Gas

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 12:15
February 11, 2014Energy Department Conditionally Authorizes Cameron LNG to Export Liquefied Natural Gas

The Energy Department announced that Cameron LNG has been conditionally authorized to export LNG.

Energy Department Announces Funding to Improve the Resiliency of the Electric Grid

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 12:15
February 7, 2014Energy Department Announces Funding to Improve the Resiliency of the Electric Grid

New Advanced Microgrids Will Help Communities Bolster Their Resiliency and Become More Adaptive as the Climate Changes

NASCAR and Sprint Join Energy Department’s Workplace Charging Challenge

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 11:18
February 6, 2014NASCAR and Sprint Join Energy Department’s Workplace Charging Challenge

Installing 34 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Locations Across the Country

In Austin, Energy Secretary Moniz Announces New ARPA-E Solar Projects

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 09:19
February 6, 2014In Austin, Energy Secretary Moniz Announces New ARPA-E Solar Projects

$30 Million “FOCUS” Program Supports 12 Projects that Develop Cost-Effective Solar Energy

DOE Announces Webinars on Natural Gas for Biomass Technologies, Additive Manufacturing for Fuel Cells, and More

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 19:23
February 5, 2014DOE Announces Webinars on Natural Gas for Biomass Technologies, Additive Manufacturing for Fuel Cells, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required.

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the U.S.-Iraq Energy Joint Coordination Committee Meeting

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 17:30
February 5, 2014Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the U.S.-Iraq Energy Joint Coordination Committee Meeting

Today in Baghdad, Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman and Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs at the State Department Carlos Pascual co-chaired the Energy Joint Coordination Committee with Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Hussain Al Shahristani.

OE Releases "Transmission Constraints and Congestion in the Western and Eastern Interconnections, 2009-2012"

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 18:14
February 4, 2014OE Releases "Transmission Constraints and Congestion in the Western and Eastern Interconnections, 2009-2012"

The "Transmission Constraints and Congestion in the Western and Eastern Interconnections, 2009-2012" document, which is now available for downloading, is a compilation of publicly-available data on transmission constraints and congestion for the period 2009 through 2012.

Energy Department Announces $12 Million for Technologies to Produce Renewable Carbon Fiber from Biomass

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 12:34
February 3, 2014Energy Department Announces $12 Million for Technologies to Produce Renewable Carbon Fiber from Biomass

The Energy Department today announced up to $12 million in funding to advance the production of cost-competitive, high-performance carbon fiber material from renewable non-food-based feedstocks such as agricultural residues and woody biomass.

Energy Secretary Moniz's Remarks at Hampton University in Hampton, Va. -- As Prepared for Delivery

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 15:50
January 31, 2014Energy Secretary Moniz's Remarks at Hampton University in Hampton, Va. -- As Prepared for Delivery

Today, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz traveled to Hampton Roads, Va. to highlight President Obama’s State of the Union address at Hampton University, one of the nation’s top historically black universities and a leader in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

DOE Announces Webinars on Real Time Energy Management, Solar Forecasting Metrics, and More

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:28
January 31, 2014DOE Announces Webinars on Real Time Energy Management, Solar Forecasting Metrics, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts.

Energy Department Announces $3 Million to Identify New Geothermal Resources

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 15:23
January 30, 2014Energy Department Announces $3 Million to Identify New Geothermal Resources

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced $3 million to spur geothermal energy development using play fairway analysis. This technique identifies prospective geothermal resources in areas with no obvious surface expression by mapping the most favorable intersections of heat, permeability, and fluid. While commonly used in oil and gas exploration, play fairway analysis is not yet widely used in the geothermal industry.

Energy Department Announces Funding to Access Higher Quality Wind Resources and Lower Costs

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 14:06
January 30, 2014Energy Department Announces Funding to Access Higher Quality Wind Resources and Lower Costs

The Energy Department today announced $2 million to help efficiently harness wind energy using taller towers. These projects will help strengthen U.S. wind turbine component manufacturing, reduce the cost of clean and renewable wind energy, and expand the geographic range of cost-effective wind power in the United States. This effort supports the Energy Department's broader Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative to increase the efficiency of the U.S.

New Energy Efficiency Standards for Metal Halide Lamp Fixtures to Save on Energy Bills and Reduce Carbon Pollution

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 10:30
January 30, 2014New Energy Efficiency Standards for Metal Halide Lamp Fixtures to Save on Energy Bills and Reduce Carbon Pollution

As part of the Energy Department’s efforts to develop efficiency standards that cut carbon pollution and save money by saving energy, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced that the Department has finalized new energy efficiency standards for metal halide lamp fixtures.

Los Angeles Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency, Better Buildings Challenge

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 13:00
January 29, 2014Los Angeles Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency, Better Buildings Challenge

As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to work with state and local governments to deploy smart policies that drive investment and create jobs, the Energy Department recognized the city of Los Angeles, Calif., for its leadership in the Department’s Better Buildings Challenge.

Energy Department Names Elliot Mainzer Bonneville Power Administration Administrator

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 13:30
January 27, 2014Energy Department Names Elliot Mainzer Bonneville Power Administration Administrator

The Energy Department announced that Elliot Mainzer has been appointed Administrator for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA).

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Mon, 01/27/2014 - 13:27
January 27, 2014Test Press Release Article

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