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Prototype of high-efficiency rooftop air conditioning unit
The Department of Energy says it has developed a new design for rooftop air conditioning units that would reduce energy consumption by 50 to 60 percent compared to current models.
Date: 02/09/2011
Type: Blog
Technologies: Buildings, HVAC
The fiscal year 2011 budget includes investment in advanced science, research, and innovation as well as improvements in energy efficiency.
Date: 02/02/2010
Type: News
Loans from the Department of Energy are leading to advances in flexible solar cell technology, as well as creating new jobs.
Date: 08/22/2011
Type: Article
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
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
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded 22 states and territories $14 million to install energy-efficient upgrades to their buildings. The money saved by reducing building energy costs will be transferred directly to taxpayers.
Date: 06/29/2012
Type: Article
Technologies: Economic Impact
Award winners will receive more than $13 million to develop transformational manufacturing processes and technologies, an important step in increasing the energy efficiency of the American industrial sector which accounts for more than 30 percent of the energy used nationwide.
Date: 05/05/2010
Type: News
Consent Decree with Haier America to Ensure Affected Products Deliver Required Energy and Cost Savings
Date: 01/07/2010
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
DOE announces funding for nine projects to improve fuel efficiency for heavy duty and passenger vehicles.
Date: 01/13/2010
Type: News
Tags: ARRA, DOE, fuel
The Department of Energy collects appliance data in order to evaluate their energy efficiency.
Date: 01/12/2010
Type: News

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