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News Archives - 2008

February

IRS Allocates $406 Million in Clean Renewable Energy Bonds

March

DOE and USDA to Invest Up to $18.4 Million in Biomass Projects
DOE to Invest up to $13.7 Million for Breakthrough Solar Energy Projects
USDA Offers $221 Million in Clean Energy Loans and Grants
Oregon and South Dakota Approve Renewable Energy Tax Incentives
Automotive X Prize Purse Set at $10 Million
DOE Provides up to $2.4 Million to Advance Solar Energy in 12 U.S. Cities

April

DOE Announces up to $4 Million for University Research into Advanced Biomass Conversion
DOE Offers Up to $4 Million for Biomass to Biofuel Research
DOE Offers $7 Million for Biomass Pyrolysis Research
DOE to Offer $10 Billion in Renewable, Efficiency Loan Guarantees
DOE Offers $60 Million for Concentrating Solar Power Research

May

DOE Offers $7.5 Million for Advanced Water Power Technologies
New Jersey Utility Offers $105 Million in Solar Loans
Long Island Utility Calls for 50 Megawatts of Solar Power
New Farm Bill Speeds Commercialization of Advanced Biofuels

June

San Francisco Launches Nation's Largest Municipal Solar Incentive

July

DOE Announces $30.5B in Federal Loan Guarantees
Pennsylvania Creates a $500 Million Alternative Energy Fund

September

Report: $100 Billion Could Yield 2 Million Clean Energy Jobs

October

Department of Energy to Invest up to $7.0 Million in five Innovative Biofuels Projects
Notice of Upcoming "Demonstration of Integrated Biorefinery Operations" Funding Opportunity Announcement
Continuing Resolution Includes $25 Billion in Automakers Loans
DOE Extends Deadline for Clean Energy Loan Guarantees

November

DOE to Offer $25 Billion in Loans for Advanced Vehicles
California Approves $1 Billion for Low-Income Energy Efficiency
Boulder Voters Follow Berkeley with Clean Energy Financing
DOE Reaches Agreement with LG Electronics on Refrigerator Energy Matters

December

Tennessee Governor Orders State Agencies to Use ENERGY STAR Equipment
DOE to Invest Up to $200 Million in Integrated Biorefineries
Clean Cities Solicitation Seeks Projects for Biofuels Outreach and Education