- Pilgrim's Promise: An Update on Geothermal Potential in Alaska
November 20, 2014 4:32 PM
A resource in central Alaska is showing promise for geothermal development—the renewable energy that draws on Earth’s natural heat for electricity and other uses. The myriad benefits of this clean, domestic power source make geothermal exploration an attractive proposition for this state, where off-grid demand means that Alaskans often use expensive, polluting diesel power.Read The Full Story
- Survey Says: Workplace Charging is Growing in Popularity and Impact
November 18, 2014 3:54 PM
To boost their programs and share their best practices with others, leading employers from across the country partner with the U.S. Department of Energy through the EV Everywhere Workplace Charging Challenge. The Challenge aims to achieve a dramatic increase in the number of employers offering workplace charging by 2018. As the Challenge approaches its second anniversary, Challenge partners and ambassadors convened at a Summit in Alexandria, Virginia, to celebrate progress and share new resources for expanding their workplace charging programs.Read The Full Story
May 9, 2014New Energy Efficiency Standards for Electric Motors and Walk-in Coolers and Freezers to Save on Energy Bills and Reduce Carbon Pollution
These standards combined will help reduce harmful carbon pollution by up to 158 million metric tons – equivalent to the annual electricity use of more than 21 million homes – and save businesses $26 billion on utility bills through 2030.
April 29, 2014
The Energy Department and Oak Ridge National Laboratory released a renewable energy resource assessment detailing the potential to develop new electric power generation in waterways across the United States.
April 16, 2014U.S. Parking Facilities Cut Energy Use by 90 Percent, Switch 270 Million Square Feet to Energy Efficient Lighting
More than 100 U.S. Businesses Installing Energy Efficient Lighting at Parking Lots and Garages
February 25, 2014President Obama Announces Two New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institutes and Launches the First of Four New Manufacturing Innovation Institute Competitions
The President announces new steps in partnership with the private sector to boost advanced manufacturing, strengthen our capabilities for defense, and attract the types of high-quality jobs that a growing middle class requires.
February 6, 2014
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