Vice President Names First DOE "Top Energy Innovator"

A Boulder, Colorado, company was the first to sign an option agreement under DOE’s new “America’s Next Top Energy Innovator” challenge, Vice President Biden has announced. The company will use a new thin film window tint to help cool buildings. Share and Enjoy:

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World’s Largest Medical Center now among the Most Energy Efficient

The Texas Medical Center recently celebrated the completion of a 48-megawatt combined heat and power system. The system, funded in part by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will help save $200 million in energy costs over the next 15 years. Share and Enjoy:

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DOE Funds U.S.-India Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center

DOE has announced its $25 million commitment to support the U.S.-India Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center, which will focus on building energy efficiency, second-generation biofuels, and solar energy. Share and Enjoy:

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Energy Star Building Projects Honored

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has given 79 commercial building design projects the Designed to Earn the Energy Star certification in the past year. In total, the projects are estimated to save more than $7 million in annual energy costs. Share and Enjoy:

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Education Department Program Advances Sustainable Schools

To encourage school systems to cut expenses through energy efficiency and green building measures, the U.S. Department of Education has launched a Green Ribbon Schools program. The first winners will be announced next year. Share and Enjoy:

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