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October 28, 2010
CX-004328: Categorical Exclusion Determination

State Energy Program - Clean Energy Property Rebate - Down to Earth Energy
CX(s) Applied: B5.1
Date: 10/28/2010
Location(s): Monroe, Georgia
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

October 7, 2010
CX-004047: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Dekalb County/Metropolitan Atlanta Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicle Project
CX(s) Applied: A1, B5.1
Date: 10/07/2010
Location(s): Decatur, Georgia
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

September 30, 2010
A new energy management system in Forsyth County’s 52,057 square foot courthouse is expected to save about $9,000 annually. | Photo courtesy of Forsyth County
Forsyth County Slashes Energy Bills with Upgrades

Forsyth County, Georgia has been among the nation's fastest growing counties for the past ten years. Given the growth, officials are working diligently to remain mindful of its environmental impact.

September 24, 2010
The Porsche 911 GT3R will make its North American debut at the Petit Le Mans in Georgia next Saturday. | Department of Energy Image | Photo by Erin Pierce
Hybrid-Electric Porsche GT3R to Make North American Debut

On Oct. 2, the green flag marking the beginning of the Petit Le Mans race in Braselton, Georgia, will take on a different meaning. The 1,000-mile, 10-hour American Le Mans Series endurance contest will feature five alternative fueled vehicles. Among them: the hybrid-electric Porsche 911 GT3R, which is making its North American racing debut.

September 13, 2010
QA Corporate Board Meeting - September 2010

Board minutes, agenda, and presentations from meeting held in Augusta, GA.

September 10, 2010
CX-003892: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Interstate-75 Green Corridor Project
CX(s) Applied: A1, B5.1
Date: 09/10/2010
Location(s): Atlanta, Georgia
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

September 10, 2010
High School Students Build Their Own Supercomputer (Almost)

The students went about building a computer cluster, a group of computers communicating with one another to operate as a single machine, out of Mac mini CPUs. While the students' setup obviously did not compute nearly as fast as ORNL's "Jaguar" cluster, which is officially reco

September 7, 2010
CX-003857: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Program Coordinator III - University of Georgia
CX(s) Applied: B3.6
Date: 09/07/2010
Location(s): Georgia
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

September 7, 2010
CX-003773: Categorical Exclusion Determination

State Energy Program - Clean Energy Property Rebate
CX(s) Applied: B4.11, B5.1
Date: 09/07/2010
Location(s): Calhoun, Georgia
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

September 2, 2010
USDA and DOE Partnership Seeks to Develop Better Plants for Bioenergy

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2010 -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced research awards under a joint DOE-USDA program aimed at improving and accelerating genetic breeding programs to create plants better suited for bioenergy production.  The $8.9 million investment is part of the Obama Administration's broader effort to diversify the nation's energy portfolio and to accelerate the development of new energy technologies designed to decrease the nation's dependence on foreign oil.