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August 26, 2011
CX-007168: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Rodgers-Cooolidge Structure Maintenance
CX(s) Applied: B1.3
Date: 08/26/2011
Location(s): Pinal County, Arizona
Office(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

August 25, 2011
CX-007146: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Flagstaff & Pinnacle Peak Communication Site Building Demolition
CX(s) Applied: B1.23
Date: 08/25/2011
Location(s): Coconino and Maricopa Counties, Arizona
Office(s): Western Area Power Administration-Desert Southwest Region

August 23, 2011
This wind turbine, along with a solar photovoltaic system, will be used to power the school's off-grid greenhouse. |  Image courtesy of Wind Powering America
Ask Yourself -- What Kind of Projects Have You Done in School?

Ponderosa High School principal David Ross feels that the school’s wind-and-solar hybrid system presents an opportunity for students. Ponderosa is an alternative high school that helps students earn a high school diploma or GED. The school's approximately 75 students range in age from 17 to 20, and the majority are Native American or Hispanic, mostly from underserved communities.

August 10, 2011
Ramping-up Investments in Advanced Vehicle Technologies

Today, Secretary Chu announced the selection of 40 projects across 15 states to receive more than $175 million to accelerate the development and deployment of next-generation vehicle technologies. From state-of-the-art electric drive batteries to light-weight vehicles, these projects will help improve vehicle fuel efficiency and create quality jobs.

The selected projects focus on eight key approaches to improving vehicle efficiency, including:

August 9, 2011
EA-1864: Finding of No Significant Impact

Electrical District 5 - Palo Verde Hub Project

August 5, 2011
Department of Energy Finalizes a $967 Million Loan Guarantee to Support the Agua Caliente Solar Project

Arizona Project Expected to Generate Approximately 400 Jobs

August 3, 2011
CX-006438: Categorical Exclusion Determination

U.S. Department of Energy National Geothermal Data System II
CX(s) Applied: B3.1
Date: 08/03/2011
Location(s): Arizona
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

July 26, 2011
EA-1864: Final Environmental Assessment

Electrical District 5 - Palo Verde Hub Project

July 8, 2011
EA-1853: Finding of No Significant Impact

Perrin Ranch Wind Energy Interconnection Project, Coconino County, Arizona