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October 10, 2014
EIS-0487: Notice of EIS Adoption

Freeport LNG Liquefaction Project, Brazoria County, Texas

September 29, 2014
CATEE Conference

The Clean Air Through Energy Efficiency (CATEE) Conference is coming to North Texas on Nov. 18-20, 2014, at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel.

September 23, 2014
DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Sterling Brook Custom Homes, Double Oak, TX

Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready home in Double Oak, TX, north of Dallas, that scored a HERS 44 without PV. The 3,752-ft2 two-story home served as an energy-efficient model home for the custom home builder: 1,300 visitors toured the home, thousands more learned about the home’s advanced construction via the webpage, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.

September 23, 2014
DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: M Street Homes, Houston, TX

Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready home in Houston, TX, that achieves a HERS 45 without PV or HERS 32 with 1.2 kW PV. The three-story, 4,507-ft2 custom home is powered by a unique tri-generation system that supplies all of the home’s electricity, heating, and cooling on site. The tri-generator is powered by a small efficient natural gas generator that produces electricity with photovoltaic and battery backup. The generator’s belt also mechanically drives the compressor for the home’s air conditioner.

September 22, 2014
DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Green Extreme Homes & Carl Franklin Homes, Garland, TX

Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready affordable home in Garland, TX, that was the first retrofit home certified to the DOE Zero Energy Ready home requirements. The construction team achieved a HERS score of 59 without PV by gutting the home to the 2x4 studs, then filling the walls with R-22 of closed-cell spray foam, covering the attic floor with R-39 of closed-cell spray foam, covering the underside of the floor deck with R-39 of closed-cell spray foam and installing new high-performance windows, appliances, and lighting.

September 5, 2014
Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman (sixth from left) joins in the groundbreaking of the world's largest post-combustion carbon capture facility | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department.
Petra Nova Project Breaks Ground on World’s Largest Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Project

The Houston-area Petra Nova project is designed to capture 1.4 million tons of CO2 per year -- making it the world's largest post-combustion carbon capture facility.

August 19, 2014
AWWA, WEF Utility Management Conference

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and Water Environment Federation (WEF) are hosting their annual conference in Austin, TX, on Feb. 17-20, 2015.

July 15, 2014
World’s Largest Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Project Begins Construction

Department of Energy Supported Project Will Capture 1.4 Million Tons of CO2 Annually

July 3, 2014
During his trip to Austin, Texas, on February 6, 2014, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz toured the Pecan Street Research Institute's Pike Powers Lab, a UT-Austin-affiliated facility with specialized capabilities for developing, testing and validating a wide range of smart grid, distributed energy and consumer electronics hardware and software. Pictured left to right: Pecan Street data group director Grant Fisher; Secretary Moniz; Pecan Street Chief Operating Officer Suzanne Russo; Pecan Street Chief Technology Officer Bert Haskell; and Scott Hinson, Director of the Pike Powers Laboratory and Center for Commercialization. | Photo by Marsha Miller, University of Texas at Austin.
Smart Grid Project Saves Money and Energy in Texas

Learn how a Recovery Act-funded project is helping consumers in Austin, Texas, save energy and money with a new smart grid system.

June 27, 2014
EIS-0487: Notices of Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement

Freeport LNG Liquefaction Project, Brazoria County, Texas