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Rep. Joe Barton
Rep. Burgess has floated an amendment that — like Rep. Barton's initial measure — would bar the DOE from enforcing 2007 lighting efficiency standards
Update (July 15): The House today approved the amendment from Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) to...
Jul 14, 2011 | Read More
solar panel installation
The DOE is working with utilities and local governments to streamline U.S. solar permitting — a 'new frontier for solar cost decline,' says advocacy group
Installing rooftop solar arrays could become far more affordable for American homeowners if new...
Jun 30, 2011 | Read More
Worker installing a smart meter
Since entering the smart grid space in 2009, Colorado-based Tendril has quadrupled its workforce and revenues. Now it's landing major deals in Australia
Washington's smart grid stimulus campaign is paying off for many U.S. software companies. Having...
Jun 16, 2011 | Read More
Wind turbine assembly
As China tightens its stranglehold over rare earths, the DOE has made millions available to help produce turbines and EVs without the crucial minerals
The next generation of wind turbine and electric car parts could be rare earth-free, if the United...
Apr 29, 2011 | Read More
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley
Gov. O'Malley's offshore wind energy bill is likely to pass next year and unleash a new multibillion-dollar clean energy industry, supporters say
Massachusetts is officially poised to have America's first offshore wind farm, now that Cape Wind...
Apr 21, 2011 | Read More
Mountaineer coal plant
The failure of Congress last year to legislate a carbon cap on power plants has left a hole in financing for the nation's first CCS plant in West Virginia
The coal industry is banking on America's first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS)...
Apr 14, 2011 | Read More
A DOE program to support clean energy technologies was spared the Congressional budget ax this week, while EPA's funds were cut 16 percent
A federal program to support the development of clean energy technologies escaped the budget ax...
Apr 13, 2011 | Read More
Solar roof with construction crane
Industry executives say that several planned solar plants would be canceled if House Republicans succeed in eliminating key DOE loan guarantee programs
Solar companies are warning that if Congress kills two major Department of Energy funding programs...
Mar 15, 2011 | Read More
Gamesa, which just opened the nation's first offshore wind turbine factory, isn't expecting the U.S. market to take off until 2015
Wind energy giant Gamesa unveiled America's first offshore turbine factory this month in Norfolk,...
Feb 17, 2011 | Read More
Electric car getting charged
350Green aims to help America's "garage-less" city dwellers confidently buy electric cars, by installing fast-charging stations at their local retailers
Three years ago, Mariana Gerzanych, founder of the eco-friendly sedan service EnviroRide, began...
Feb 15, 2011 | Read More