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Speaking at Andrews Air Force Base on March 31, 2010, President Obama highlights the vigorous actions taken thus far by his administration on the issue of Energy Security, and outlines broad future plans which include expanded offshore oil and gas exploration, and the revival of nuclear activities.
Date: 03/31/2010
Type: Video
Automakers are being pushed to build a more fuel-efficient generation of gas-electric hybrids, turbocharged engines and advanced vehicles powered by electricity under tough new standards from the Obama administration.
Date: 03/31/2010
Type: News
“Reinventing Fire” aims to create a clear and practical vision of a fossil-fuel-free future for the United States, backed up by quantitative analysis, and to map a pathway to achieve that future, led largely by business.
Date: 03/17/2010
Type: Slides, Video
Obama, senators, and industry officials attempt to move towards an agreement on national energy policy.
Date: 03/10/2010
Type: News
Democrats will turn the focus to energy efficiency standards and incentive programs this week with hearings in the Senate and House energy panels.
Date: 03/08/2010
Type: News
The Department of Energy is working with the EPA and other federal departments to develop an energy label for homes, scheduled to be launched this fall.
Date: 03/08/2010
Type: News
A newly proposed Building Star program would provide incentives for commercial buildings to reduce their energy consumption and increase efficiency.
Date: 03/05/2010
Type: News
The ARPA-E Summit showcased breakthrough clean-energy technologies and involved discussion on the need for financing and cohesive energy policy to bring these technologies to the mainstream.
Date: 03/03/2010
Type: Blog
Yesterday Attorney General Jerry Brown announced a completely new kind of renewable energy legislation, introduced by State Assembly member Nancy Skinner (D) – designed to add more renewable energy storage to the grid.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: News
The Department of Energy's ARPA-E will distribute $100 million for research on energy efficient building technologies and smart grid concepts.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: Blog

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