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The Department of Energy announced it is awarding $155 million in funding for energy efficiency projects across the country.
Date: 11/03/2009
Type: News
The DOE announced the winners of $3.4 billion dollars in grants to implement the smart grid into the country's electricity system.
Date: 10/27/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid
Department of Energy's ARPA-E selects 37 projects to pursue breakthroughs that could fundamentally change the way we use and produce energy.
Date: 10/26/2009
Type: News
The U.S. Department of Energy's 2008 Buildings Energy Data Book contains statistics on residential and commercial building energy consumption. Data tables contain statistics related to construction, building technologies, energy consumption, and building characteristics.
Date: 10/21/2009
Technologies: Buildings, Climate Change
The 500-MW project at Fort Irwin in the Mojave Desert is expected to have the capacity to grow to 1,000 MW, marking the DOD’s largest solar project to date.
Date: 10/16/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
The U.S. Department of Energy is investing heavily in green building as an energy saving and job creating economic stimulus. The DOE recently announced $106 million in stimulus funding for energy efficiency and conservation activities, aimed at state-level green building priorities.
Date: 09/29/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Buildings, Modeling
Institute for Energy Efficiency Global Advisory Board Member Arun Majumdar nominated to head the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.
Date: 09/18/2009
Type: News
The US Department of Energy announced investing $450 million to assist in a nationwide energy efficiency upgrade. The policy is expected to save $100 million annually in utility bills.
Date: 09/15/2009
Type: News
The Department of Energy awarded $377 million in funding for 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers across the country, including $19 million to UCSB, to accelerate scientific breakthroughs needed to build a new 21st-century economy.
Date: 08/06/2009
Type: News
More utilities are seeking funding from the Department of Energy to begin implementing a smart grid to make consumers more aware of the energy they use.
Date: 08/05/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid, Utilities

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