The Asset Score is a free, web-based software tool that identifies opportunities to improve energy efficiency
March 3, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced partnerships with 21 companies, federal agencies, and state and local governments to promote the use of DOE's Building Energy Asset Scoring Tool (the Asset Score).
Funding will be used to advance promising energy-related technologies
February 23, 2016
As part of an effort to encourage energy innovation and commercialization, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) has issued its first solicitation for proposals to help bring cutting-edge energy technologies to market.
Industrial Assessment Centers provide hands-on training for engineering students to conduct energy audits
February 16, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin presented the West Virginia University (WVU) Industrial Assessment Center with the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Enabling Industrial Energy Efficiency.
Projects are aimed at increasing solar photovoltaic (PV) and biomass generation
February 12, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $2.85 million in funding for four projects that will advance the development of renewable energy technologies at facilities across the federal government.
Quick-service restaurant company commits to reduce energy use and improve environmental footprint
February 11, 2016
The Wendy’s Co. announced it has joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Better Buildings Challenge with a commitment to reduce energy consumption in U.S. company-owned restaurants by 20 percent per transaction by 2025.
Three Hilton properties recognized for energy efficiency programs
January 11, 2016
Hilton Worldwide announced that it is the first hospitality company to achieve Superior Energy Performance® (SEP) certification from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for leadership and improvement in energy management and productivity at three hotels.
Businesses expected to save $167 billion on their utility bills
December 18, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced new energy efficiency standards for commercial air conditioners and commercial warm air furnaces that DOE said will save more energy than any other standard issued to date.
Technologies display promise for technical and commercial impact, but are too early for private-sector investment
December 7, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $125 million in funding for 41 cutting-edge energy technologies awarded by its Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). These new projects are funded under ARPA-E’s OPEN 2015 program.