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News Archives - 2006

January

USDA Offers $19 Million for Businesses, Emphasizing Renewables
California Approves $2.9 Billion Solar Energy Initiative
DOE Offers $100 Million for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Research
IRS Provides Guidance on Tax Credits for Efficient Vehicles

February

USDA Offers Grants and Loans for Efficiency, Renewable Energy

March

IRS Releases Guidance on Energy Efficiency Tax Credits
Clean Energy Markets to Quadruple by 2015, Says Report

April

DOE Awards $140.3 Million to 31 States for Home Weatherization
DOE to Offer $52.5 Million for Hydrogen Research
IRS Releases Tax Credit Figures for Ford and Toyota Hybrids

May

Northeastern States Offering Funds for Renewable Energy Projects
Hydrogen Fueling Stations Now Operating or Planned in 15 States

June

IRS Certifies Honda and Toyota Hybrids for Federal Tax Credits
IRS Issues Guidance on Commercial Building Tax Deduction
USDA Loan Program to Encourage Energy Efficient Homes
Minnesota and South Carolina Promote Plug-in Hybrids, Alt Fuels
Idaho Power Seeks 100 Megawatts of Geothermal Power
Hawaii's New Energy Bills to Boost Efficiency, Renewable Energy

July

DOE Provides $96.4 Million for Home Weatherization
New York Offers $20 Million for Cellulosic Ethanol Pilot Plant
New Michigan Laws Promote Renewable Fuels and Biomass Energy

August

New Contract to Yield First Biomass Power Plant in New Mexico
New York State Aims to Convert its Hybrid Fleet to Plug-Ins
Nevada Utilities Offer $100 Million for Efficiency Programs

September

Phase-out of Tax Credits for Toyota Hybrids Starts October 1st

October

U.S. Companies and Financial Institutions are Alert to Climate Change
DOE Offers $16 Million for Advanced Vehicle Electronics

November

DOE Offers $17 Million for New Cellulose-Fermenting Organisms
IRS Allocates $800 Million in Clean Renewable Energy Bonds