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U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs Office (WIP) success stories are listed below by program.

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September 11, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on Compressed Natural Gas Infrastructure, an Advanced Rooftop Unit Campaign, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to...

September 4, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on Sandia Modeling Tool, Hydrogen Fueling Standardization, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to...

August 20, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on Tribal Energy Project Financing, Building Re-tuning for Energy Efficiency, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to...

August 6, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on Better Buildings Challenge Education Partners, Implementing Tribal Energy Projects, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to...

July 22, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on New Energy Savings Performance Contracting Resources, Better Buildings Challenge, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to...

June 20, 2014
Better Buildings Challenge, Atlanta Nears Halfway Mark in Meeting Citywide Goal of 20% Energy Savings

The Energy Department yesterday recognized Atlanta for its progress and leadership in meeting a citywide goal to improve the energy performance of...

June 18, 2014
Weatherization workers are trained in the house as a system approach. The Energy Department's Weatherization Assistance Program funded technical assistance as part of Connecticut's Health Impact Assessment project. | Photo courtesy of Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center
Connecticut’s Health Impact Study Rapidly Increasing Weatherization Efforts

The Energy Department’s Weatherization Assistance Program is helping Connecticut reach its weatherization targets by supporting the development and...

June 17, 2014
EERE Success Story—Enhanced Efficiency of Wind-Diesel Power Generation in Tribal Villages
This project is benefiting tribal communities in Alaska with fuel savings, increased revenues to local utilities, reduced heating cost, as well as ...
June 17, 2014
EERE Success Story—North Dakota: EERE-Funded Project Recycles Energy, Generates Electricity
This SEP-funded project in Williston, North Dakota, places generators at oil production well sites to transform wellhead flare gas into high-qualit...
May 15, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on Building Energy Optimization Tool Training, Placing Utility Energy Service Contract Task Orders, and More
EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training...
May 6, 2014
Connecticut Weatherization Project Improves Lives, Receives National Recognition

Several energy-efficient improvements made to a senior care center in New Milford, Connecticut are helping residents live healthier and more...

May 1, 2014
EERE Success Story—Tennessee: Bringing Jobs and Economic Development to Piney Flats
By tooling up a manufacturing line in Tennessee, where jobs are created, Diversified Power International, LLC is able to manufacture its product in...
May 1, 2014
EERE Success Story—Arizona: Solar Panels Replace Inefficient Fossil Fuel-Powered Energy Systems
State Energy Program project results in annual estimated cost savings of $313,000 for reduced consumption of gasoline, diesel, propane, and electri...
April 23, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on Climate Change Impacts and Indian Country, Stimulating Energy Efficiency in Kentucky and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training...

April 23, 2014
Shreveport, Louisiana's first public heavy duty CNG fueling station officially opened on Earth Day. | Photo courtesy of Ivan Smith Furniture
Louisiana Company Makes Switch to CNG, Helps Transform Local Fuel Supplies

With support from the State of Louisiana and the Energy Department, Shreveport's first public heavy duty CNG fueling station officially opened on...

April 17, 2014
Upgrades such as new energy efficient lighting have helped slash energy use at the RiverCentre parking ramp in St. Paul, Minnesota by 50%. | Photo courtesy of City of St. Paul
St. Paul Parking Ramp Serves as a Model for Sustainability

Energy upgrade projects, through the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program, helps slash energy use by 50%, saving thousands of...

April 16, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on Fuel Cells at NASCAR, an Advanced Energy Retrofit Guide for Healthcare Facilities, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training...

April 10, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on Maintenance Practices for LED Streetlights, LED Color Stability, and More
EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training...
April 8, 2014
ZF North America used Alabama E3 funding to create a recycling program that saves more than $100,000 a year in trash pickup and landfill fees. Pictured here are workers in the Tuscaloosa location, which provides Mercedes with complete axle systems. | Photo courtesy of ZF North America, Inc.
Local Program Helps Alabama Manufacturers Add Jobs, Reduce Waste and Increase Profits

Alabama manufacturers are incorporating energy-saving measures into their operations to help grow their businesses.

March 17, 2014
EERE Success Story—Maine: Energy Efficiency Program Helps Generate Town's Electricity
Energy Efficiency program helps municipalities with their energy bills. Thomaston, Maine, was able to install solar panels to generate 13% of the e...
March 17, 2014
EERE Success Story—Iowa: West Union Green Transformation Project
The City of West Union, Iowa, installed a closed-circuit geothermal heating and cooling system designed to heat and cool 330,000 square feet of mix...
January 24, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on the National Geothermal Data System, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Benefits for Tribal Communities, an...

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training...

January 22, 2014
Report: Global Share of Renewable Energy Could Double by 2030

The global renewable energy share can reach and exceed 30% by 2030 at no extra cost, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.

January 17, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on Instrumentation for Monitoring Marine Renewable Energy Devices, Energy Efficiency in Correctional Facilities, a...

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training...

December 9, 2013
Improving Energy Efficiency and Creating Jobs Through Weatherization
Since 2009, when the Energy Department seized a major opportunity to invest $5 billion through our Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) to stimu...