DOE Helps Launch Global Initiatives at First Clean Energy Ministerial Meeting

During the first Clean Energy Ministerial, which attracted 24 governments, DOE announced that the United States will help launch 11 international clean energy initiatives, ranging from increased electric vehicle use to distribution of 10 million solar LEDs to the world’s poorest. Share and Enjoy:

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DOE Announces $30 Million for Small Business Clean Energy Technologies

DOE has announced $30 million in Recovery Act and FY 2010 funds to help small businesses commercialize promising new technologies. Applications are being accepted in the technology areas of biomass, buildings, geothermal, photovoltaics, wind power, vehicle efficiency, and energy transmission and storage. Share and Enjoy:

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DOE Takes Steps to Implement Cool Roofs across the Federal Government

DOE is embarking on initiatives to install cool roofs on its buildings whenever practical and is urging other federal agencies and commercial entities to do the same. Cool roofs will reduce energy use, limit carbon pollution, and save taxpayer money, DOE says. Share and Enjoy:

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Report: Home Size is Declining, Energy Efficiency a Factor

The size of new single-family homes dropped in 2009, according to a new report from a housing association, in part to drive energy costs down. Another survey shows new homes have steadily become more energy efficient over the past decades. Share and Enjoy:

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DOE Announces $30 Million for Energy-Efficient Housing Partnerships

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced 15 research and deployment partnerships to help dramatically improve the energy efficiency of American homes. Share and Enjoy:

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Secretary Chu Announces Steps to Implement Cool Roofs at DOE and Across the Federal Government

U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced a series of initiatives underway at the Department of Energy to more broadly implement cool roof technologies on DOE facilities and buildings across the federal government. Share and Enjoy:

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DOE Awards $92 Million for Groundbreaking Energy Research Projects

DOE has awarded $92 million for new Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy projects in 18 states that will accelerate innovation in clean energy technologies, increase competitiveness, and create U.S. jobs. Share and Enjoy:

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Department of Energy Awards $92 Million for Groundbreaking Energy Research Projects

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced 43 cutting-edge research projects that aim to dramatically improve how the U.S. uses and produces energy. Share and Enjoy:

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