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The dropping price of silicon coupled with increased demand is causing many solar manufacturers to expand to handle the heightened demand.
Date: 07/20/2009
Type: News
The US and China announce plans for a $150 million joint clean energy research center.
Date: 11/17/2009
Type: Blog
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
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
The new Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, delivers his first big policy address. Secretary Moniz uses the Obama administration's Climate Action Plan as the backbone of his speech and sets the stage for his tenure.
Date: 08/27/2013
Type: Article
The U.S. Department of Energy awards grants to various clean energy technology projects, including HVAC system efficiency, cool roofs, smart controllers for smart grid applications, and advanced solar technologies.
Date: 11/24/2009
Type: News
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The DOE reports that less than 9% of the funds awarded in energy efficiency block grants has been spent, leaving the economy somewhat unstimulated.
Date: 08/16/2010
Type: Article
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy says that focusing energy investments on efficiency could reap benefits ranging from 2 million net jobs and $400B per year in energy savings by 2050.
Date: 01/13/2012
Type: News
A recent report by the National Academies of Science and Engineering had some interesting things to say about America’s energy usage.
Date: 04/16/2010
Type: News
In only two years under India’s National Solar Mission, prices for solar energy in India have dropped dramatically, approaching the price of energy from fossil fuels.
Date: 04/25/2012
Type: Article
Technologies: Economic Impact

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