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Energy Department Announces $5 Million for Clean Energy Projects at Federal Facilities

Wed, 2014-09-24 03:00
The Energy Department announced $5 millionfor nine projects that will advance the development of combined heat and power and renewable energy technologies at facilities across the federal government and help meet energy efficiency, renewable energy, and greenhouse gas reduction goals.

Energy Department, Navy, and USDA Support Three Biorefineries for Drop-In Biofuels

Wed, 2014-09-24 03:00
The Energy Department, Navy, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on announced that three companies have been awarded contracts to construct and commission biorefineries capable of producing “drop-in” biofuels to meet the transportation needs of the military and private sector.

Energy Department Takes Major Steps to Increase U.S. Energy Productivity and Manufacturing

Wed, 2014-09-24 03:00
The Energy Department announced expansions of its Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative in support of the U.S. manufacturing sector.

Energy Department Announces $2 Million to Support Manufacturing of Taller Wind Turbine Towers

Wed, 2014-09-24 03:00
The Energy Department announced $2 million for two organizations that will advance technologies to harness stronger winds available at higher heights, potentially increasing the amount of clean, renewable electricity the nation produces.

U.S. Employers Drive Change with Workplace Charging

Wed, 2014-09-24 03:00
As partners in the EV Everywhere Workplace Charging Challenge, more than 100 employers and their employees are putting a face on workplace charging by not only committing to provide access to plug-in electric vehicle charging stations, but also to promote workplace charging in their organizations and communities.