On June 27, 2011, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published in the Federal Register a direct final rule (DFR) under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 6291-6309, which set forth amended energy conservation standards for residential furnaces, central air conditioners, and heat pumps, including regional standards for different product types in indicated States. 76 FR 37408.
Seats are filling up fast and time is running out to confirm your attendance at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit in Anaheim, CA from May 19-22. We kindly ask that all interested participants please register to attend the Summit by Friday, May 2.
Refined Petroleum Product Reserve Will Ease Potential Fuel Supply Disruptions in Northeast U.S.
DOE Announces Webinars on Climate Change Impacts and Indian Country, the Federal Utility Partnership Working Group Seminar, 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. View this week's webinars.
The U.S. Department of Energy today announced up to $10 million to demonstrate and deploy innovative alternate transportation technologies for cargo vehicles, designed to help reduce U.S. reliance on gasoline, diesel, and oil imports.
Montage Builders Northern Forest, Ryerson University Selected as Grand Winners of First Student Design Competition for Zero Energy Ready Homes
To help cut energy waste and improve U.S. energy productivity, the Energy Department announced today the winners of the first Challenge Home Student Design Competition.
Two New Programs Aim to Detect and Measure Methane Emissions and Develop Energy Efficient Heating and Cooling Systems
More than 65 Gigawatts of Potential Hydropower Resource Development
Fabricating and Forming Journal's April issue includes "Forming the Future," a feature story about AMO's Innovative Manufacturing Initiative (IMI) Project – Rapid Freeform Sheet Metal Forming. This project, begun in 2013, involves Ford, Boeing, Northwestern University, Penn State, and MIT.
The Energy Department today announced $10 million to test prototypes designed to generate clean, renewable electricity from ocean waves and help diversify America’s energy portfolio.
Competition Highlights Importance of Investing in Next Generation of Leaders in Science
DOE's Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) will be conducting a Peer Review of its Research and Development (R&D), Facilities, and Technology Assistance activities in Washington, DC, on May 6-7, 2014. You are cordially invited to attend and invite others. Presentations will be given on individual R&D projects, Facilities, and the Technical Assistance activities. Leading technology experts from the industrial and academic sectors will review AMO's Program and provide their view on its effectiveness and impact.
Guidelines to Help Energy Sector Embed Cybersecurity in Energy Delivery Systems
FEMP Offers Training on Distributed-Scale Renewable Energy Projects: From Planning to Project Closeout
The course focuses on the planning and implementation of distributed-scale renewable energy projects, which are smaller than 10 megawatts. It outlines a detailed 10-step process from technology screening to project closeout.
The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released an update to its 2012 Large Power Transformers and the U.S. Electric Grid report.
Today, the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM) released the initial accident investigation report related to the Feb. 14 radiological release at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico.
DOE Announces Webinars on Climate Change Impacts and Indian Country, Stimulating Energy Efficiency in Kentucky 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.
Today, the Department of Energy recognized the Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) for boosting its use of clean energy at the first campus in America to be heated by geothermal energy, achieving a major milestone toward its goal of making all seven schools in the Oregon University System carbon-neutral by 2020.
America’s First Geothermally Heated University Campus Adds 3.5 Megawatts of Clean Electricity Generation
The US Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced the FY 2014 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase II Release 1 award winners, including two hydrogen and fuel cell projects in Colorado and New Jersey.