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January

EIA: Wind Power Provided the Majority of Added Capacity in 2007

February

Economic Stimulus Act Extends Renewable Energy Tax Credits
Interior Department to Develop Plan for Offshore Renewable Energy

March

Interior Department Pursues Renewable Energy on Land and at Sea

April

FERC, Interior Department Sign Agreement on Offshore Renewable Energy

May

Interior and Ag Departments Propose More Renewable Energy Funding

June

Vermont Passes a Feed-In Tariff, Plus Other Clean Energy Measures
Federal Regulators and Washington State to Collaborate on Water Power
Federal Agencies to Assist with Clean Energy Development in the West
Recovery Act Announcement: DOE Issues Grant Solicitation to Modernize Hydropower Infrastructure
Obama Administration Announces up to $32 Million Initiative to Expand Hydropower

July

Renewable Energy Standards Advance in Four States
DOE Offers $21.45 Million for Community Renewable Energy Projects

August

DOE Offers $30 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy Projects
EPA Names Top 20 Organizations Using On-Site Renewable Energy
DOE Funds Clean Energy Projects on Tribal Lands and Alaska Villages
Treasury, DOE Offer $2.3 Billion in Tax Credits for Energy Manufacturers
DOE Offers $37 Million for Clean Energy Research at Small Businesses
First U.S. Hydrokinetic Project Begins Commercial Operations

September

USDA Awards $13 Million for Rural Clean Energy Projects
DOE Awards Up to $14.6 Million to Support Development of Advanced Water Power Technologies
DOE Awards $14.6 Million to Develop Water Power Technologies

October

DOE Expands, Simplifies Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy Projects
California Expands its Rules for Feed-In Tariffs and Net Metering
Report: Addressing Climate Change Yields 4.5 Million Clean Energy Jobs

November

EERE Funding Up 3 Percent to $2.24 Billion for Fiscal Year 2010
Treasury Department Allocates $2.2 Billion in Bonds for Renewable Energy
Hydropower Upgrades to Yield Added Generation at Average Costs Less Than 4 cents per kWh – Without New Dams
DOE Awards up to $30.6 Million for Fish-Friendly Hydropower Upgrades
DOE to Invest $18 Million in Small Businesses Focused on Clean Energy

December

United States and India to Cooperate on Clean Energy Technologies
United States to Help Deploy Clean Energy in Developing Countries