Today, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy David Danielson welcomed NASCAR and Sprint to the growing list of employers participating in the EV Everywhere Workplace Charging Challenge to help build the nation’s plug-in electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
President Obama focused on a variety of renewable energy and energy efficiency issues in his State of the Union address, highlighting progress toward a "shift to a cleaner energy economy" and spotlighting solar energy and fuel efficiency.
The Energy Department today announced up to $12 million in funding to advance the production of cost-competitive, high-performance carbon fiber material from renewable non-food-based feedstocks such as agricultural residues and woody biomass.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration announced the availability of $24.9 million through its new Low- or No-Emission Vehicle Deployment Program that will put a new generation of advanced, non-polluting transit
The Energy Department announced nearly $50 million to accelerate research and development of new vehicle technologies that give drivers and businesses more transportation options and protect the environment in communities nationwide.
President Obama announced the selection of a North Carolina-headquartered consortium of businesses and universities to lead the Next Generation Power Electronics Institute, funded in part by a $70 million award over five years from the Energy Department.