Deadline for applying is Nov. 15, 2015, at 11:59 p.m. EST
November 12, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Building Technologies Office is seeking graduate students interested in exploring energy systems of buildings and how building assets or functions can integrate and transact with the energy grid supplying the building’s energy. The deadline for applying is Nov. 15, at 11:59 p.m. EST.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is matching a $2.25 million Clean Energy Fund grant from the Washington Department of Commerce to research, develop, and demonstrate the technologies needed to create smart buildings, campuses, and cities to better manage energy usage.
Bridging the gap between cutting-edge ideas and the marketplace
October 16, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) revealed the first-round winners of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) crowdsourcing competition to advance innovative building technology ideas, and announced a new open innovation program between ORNL and four industry partners.
State-led projects will culminate in replicable actions that other state and local governments can adopt
October 12, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $5 million in funding to 11 states to advance innovative approaches for local clean energy development. Each state will design and deploy programs to advance energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Report identifies various strategies and actions to advance energy efficiency
September 30, 2015
In support of the president’s goal to double U.S. energy productivity by 2030, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz unveiled a strategic plan laying out a path businesses, state and local governments, consumers, and other stakeholders can use to achieve this goal.
It will support the development of artificial solar-fuel generation technology
September 21, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) has announced the opening of its $59 million Solar Energy Research Center. Officially renamed Chu Hall after former Energy Secretary and LBNL director Steven Chu, the building was designed by SmithGroupJJR.
Bryant dealer wins award for its energy efficiency program
September 10, 2015
Cool Care Heating & Air, a Bryant dealer, was recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for its commitment to improving residential energy efficiency. Cool Care received the 2014 Century Club Award.
Funding provided for distributed energy and high-performance solar projects
September 7, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that its Loan Programs Office (LPO) will make up to $1 billion in loan guarantees available to support commercial-scale distributed energy projects, such as rooftop solar with energy storage and smart grid technology.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a new final rule codifying test procedures for refrigerated bottled or canned beverage vending machines. The rule was published in the Federal Register on July 31.