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News Archives - 2011

January

Secretary Chu Announces New Efforts to Promote Clean Energy in Tribal Communities
Department of Energy Offers First Conditional Commitment for a Loan Guarantee for Advanced Biofuels Plant

February

DOE Invests $7 Million in the PV Solar Incubator Program to Support Emerging Solar Technologies
DOE Invests $20 Million in U.S. Solar Manufacturing and Advanced Photovoltaic Technologies

March

Department of Energy Offers Conditional Commitment for a Loan Guarantee to Support Maine Wind Project
Obama Administration Announces Launch of i6 Green Challenge to Promote Clean Energy Innovation and Economic Growth
Department of Energy Announces New Funding to Support the Next Generation of American Scientists and Engineers

April

Secretary Chu Announces Over $110 Million in SunShot Projects to Advance Solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing in the United States
Departments of Energy and Interior Announce $26.6 Million in Funding to Develop Advanced Hydropower Technologies
DOE Announces Nearly $170 Million in Available Funding to Advance Solar Energy Technologies
DOE Finalizes $1.6 Billion Loan Guarantee for BrightSource Energy Inc.
Department of Energy Offers Conditional Commitment for $1.187 Billion Loan Guarantee to Support California Solar Generation Project
U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Energy Announce Funding for Biomass Research and Development Initiative
Department of Energy Offers $2.1 Billion Conditional Commitment Loan Guarantee to Support California Solar Thermal Power Plant
Secretary Chu Announces New Funding and Partnership with Google to Promote Electric Vehicles
Secretary Chu Announces $130 Million for Advanced Research Projects

May

USDA and DOE Award Biomass Research and Development Grants to Reduce America's Reliance on Imported Oil
Department of Energy Offers $90.6 Million Conditional Commitment Loan Guarantee to Support Colorado Solar Generating Facility

June

DOE Announces $27 Million to Reduce Costs of Solar Energy Projects, Streamline Permitting and Installations
Secretary Chu Announces Nearly $15 Million for Next Generation Energy-Efficient Lighting
Department of Energy Announces up to $70 Million to Advance Technology and Reduce Cost of Geothermal Energy
Secretary Chu, Senator Reid Announce Department of Energy Conditional Commitment for a Loan Guarantee for Nevada Geothermal Project
Department of Energy Announces up to $36 Million to Support the Development of Drop-In Biofuels and Bioproducts
DOE Offers $2 Billion in Conditional Loan Guarantee Commitments for Two California Concentrating Solar Power Plants
DOE Announces Over $30 Million to Help Universities Train the Next Generation of Industrial Energy Efficiency Experts
DOE Offers $150 Million Conditional Commitment for a Loan Guarantee to Support Breakthrough Solar Manufacturing Process
Department of Energy Conditional Loan Guarantee Commitment to Support the Development of New Hampshire's Largest Wind Farm
Department of Energy Awards More Than $11 Million to Advance Innovative Geothermal Energy Technologies
Department of Energy Announces $120 Million to Support Development of Innovative Manufacturing Processes
Department of Energy Awards Nearly $7.5 Million to Help Develop Next Generation Wind Turbines

July

Department of Energy Offers Severstal Dearborn, LLC a $730 Million Conditional Loan Commitment for Michigan Project
Department of Energy to Award Over $6 Million for Clean Energy Projects on Tribal Lands
Department of Energy Announces Funding for Nationwide Student-Focused Clean Energy Business Competitions

August

Department of Energy to Invest $50 Million to Advance Domestic Solar Manufacturing Market, Achieve SunShot Goal
Department of Energy Finalizes a $967 Million Loan Guarantee to Support the Agua Caliente Solar Project
Department of Energy Awards Nearly $7 Million to Advance Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Storage Systems Research
Department of Energy Awards More Than $175 Million for Advanced Vehicle Research and Development
Department of Energy Announces up to $12 Million in Investments to Support Development and Production of Drop-In Biofuels
USDA, Departments of Energy and Navy Seek Input from Industry to Advance Biofuels for Military and Commercial Transportation

September

Department of Energy Awards More Than $145 Million for Advanced Solar Technologies
Department of Energy Awards $43 Million to Spur Offshore Wind Energy
Department of Energy Awards $2 Million for National University Clean Energy Business Challenge to Jump Start Young Entrepreneurship
Energy Department Awards $8.4 Million for Projects to Improve Engine and Powertrain Efficiency

October

Department of Energy to Invest $60 Million to Develop Innovative Concentrating Solar Power Technologies

November

Energy Department Announces $7 Million to Reduce Non-Hardware Costs of Solar Energy Systems

December

DOE Awards $12 Million to Spur Rapid Adoption of Solar Energy with the Rooftop Solar Challenge
Energy Department Awards More Than $7 Million for Innovative Hydrogen Storage Technologies in Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles