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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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December 5, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Investment Funds for Clean Energy Programs, EERE's Small Business Innovation Research Program, and More
EERE's webinars include information on working with financial institutions, SBIR research grants, engaging students in energy, and more.
December 4, 2013
Renewable Energy Data Book Details Growing Industry in 2012
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory released the 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book, reporting that renewable electricity sources represented 14%...
December 4, 2013
Energy Department Awards $4 Million for State Energy Efficiency

The Energy Department awarded nearly $4 million to 13 states to increase statewide energy savings and boost the energy efficiency of public...

November 26, 2013
DOE Announces Webinars on Resources for Tribal Energy Efficiency Projects, Deep Energy Retrofits 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 fo
November 20, 2013
Energy Department Invests More Than $7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean Energy

The Energy Department announced that nine tribal clean energy projects will receive more than $7 million.

November 20, 2013
Renewable Energy to be Half of Global Generation Increase to 2035: IEA
Renewable energy sources could account for nearly half of the increase in global power generation through 2035, according to the International Ene...
November 8, 2013
EERE Success Story—Connecticut: Bridgeport Multifamily Weatherization
A multifamily facility in Bridgeport that provides safe housing for individuals, veterans and the homeless, received weatherization services with f...
November 8, 2013
EERE Success Story—Idaho: Nez Perce Tribe Energy-Efficient Facilities Upgrade
The Nez Perce Tribe is located in the Pacific Northwest, where electrical energy costs are traditionally very low due to the hydropower generated i...
November 8, 2013
Mississippi Public Service Commission Adopts Energy Efficiency Rules

Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) approved new energy efficiency rules for electric and natural gas utility companies to offer customers...

November 6, 2013
EERE Success Story—Washington: Integrated Transportation Programs & Coordinated Regional Planning
EECBG grant allows country program to reduce vehicle travel and congestion.
November 6, 2013
EERE Launches New Blog

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has launched a new blog.

November 6, 2013
EERE Success Story—Missouri: EERE Funds Help Offset City Electricity Expenses
EECBG grant allows city to install solar panels to offset annual electricity expenses.
November 4, 2013
Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home Energy Efficiency
Weatherization services are cost-effective, energy efficiency measures for existing residential and multifamily housing with income-eligible reside...
October 30, 2013
Weatherization Saves Families Energy and Money

On October 30, communities throughout the nation will celebrate National Weatherization Day, which recognizes an industry of weatherization service...

October 28, 2013
Accredited Certifications Bring a Higher Level of Quality to the Weatherization Industry
With the announcement of the newly accredited Home Energy Professional certifications, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) continues to reaffirm it...
October 23, 2013
Report: U.S. States Advancing Energy Efficiency
States have been essential to the progress the United States has made in using energy more efficiently, according to a new paper released by the Na...
August 21, 2013
EERE Success Story—Georgia: Data Center and Historic Municipal Building Go Green
Savannah demonstrates good stewardship of federal funds, makes data center more efficient.
August 21, 2013
Massachusetts: Investments and Awareness in Home Energy Assessments, Weatherization, and Solar Lead to City Savings and Job Creation
City of New Bedford's comprehensive energy strategies have saved residents money while protecting the environment.
August 21, 2013
EERE Success Story—New York: Weatherizing Westbeth Reduces Energy Consumption
Project provides energy savings and the improved health and safety of the residents within the building.
August 21, 2013
EERE Success Story—Kingston Creek Hydro Project Powers 100 Households
Hydropower project produces enough electricity to annually power nearly 100 typical American households.
August 21, 2013
EERE Success Story—Texas: City of San Antonio Demonstrates Value of Greater Investments in Clean Energy
San Antonio plans for viable, long-term success with EECBG projects.
April 25, 2013
EERE Success Story—New Jersey: Reducing Energy Bills for Camden’s Families
Aeroseal treatment saves residents of Northgate II approximately $34,000 annually.
April 18, 2013
EERE Success Story—Washington: State Ferries Run Cleaner With Biodiesel
Washington State Ferries now uses blended biodiesel to run its ferries, preventing the emission of more than 29,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide p...
April 10, 2013
EERE Success Story—Thurston Regional Planning Council Helps Washingtonians Save on Travel Costs
Thurston County provides travel information for lower costs, improved safety, and faster response to challenges.