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News Archives - 2011

January

President Obama Signs Bill Extending Energy Efficiency, Renewable Provisions
Brochure Highlights Nanomanufacturing R&D Projects to Improve Manufacturing Processes and Products
DOE Guarantees $17 Million Loan for New York Energy Storage System
Brochure Highlights Grand Challenge Research and Development Projects for Innovations in Manufacturing
DOE's Argonne Laboratory Licenses Advanced Battery Cell Powering Chevy Volt
DOE Project Uses Bacteria to Make Biodegradable Plastic-Wood Composites from Waste

February

Biden Spotlights New Initiatives for Advanced Technology Vehicles
Construction Underway for Recovery Act-Funded Landfill Gas-to-Energy Projects in CA and RI

March

Winter 2011 Issue of Energy Matters Now Available
Obama Administration Announces Launch of i6 Green Challenge to Promote Clean Energy Innovation and Economic Growth
ITP's Research on Nanocoatings for Gas Turbines Can Lead to Energy and Cost Savings
Ames Laboratory uses High-Throughput Techniques to Find Green Catalysts
DOE Fellowships to Support the Next Generation of Clean Energy Innovators
Information and Communication Technology Portfolio Brochure Highlights Innovative Projects
Disneyland's Dry Cleaning Gets an Energy Efficient Upgrade
Making Buildings Better: Indie Energy and Their Geothermal Breakthrough

April

Russian Scientists Team with NREL on Innovative Weathering System
How Energy Efficiency is "Lighting Up" the Streets of Philadelphia
DOE Partners to Test Advanced Energy Technologies for Utilities
DOE Offers $130 Million for Advanced Research Projects

May

Manufacturing Plants Incorporate Energy Efficiency into Business Model
United States' Clean Energy Patents Soar in 2010: Report
Innovation in Electric Vehicle Technology? Easy as A123
Texas Medical Center Completes New Energy Efficiency Project
U.S. Department of Energy Announces Expanded Partnership with Industry to Advance Next-Generation Automotive Technologies

June

Department of Energy Announces up to $36 Million to Support the Development of Drop-In Biofuels and Bioproducts
Five Million Smart Meters are Installed Nationwide
Innovative High Energy Density Capacitor Design Offers Potential for Clean Energy Applications
DOE Announces Over $30 Million to Help Universities Train the Next Generation of Industrial Energy Efficiency Experts
Elevate Energy Management in Your Company with the ISO 50001 Standard
DOE to Help Train Next Generation of Industrial Energy Efficiency Experts
Primus Power's Flow Battery Powered by $11 Million in Private Investment
Department of Energy Announces $120 Million to Support Development of Innovative Manufacturing Processes
Tuesday Webcast for Industry: A Discussion of New ITP Tools and Resources for Industry
Ingersoll Rand Hosts Fourth Save Energy Now LEADER Showcase
DOE Offers $120 Million to Support Innovative Manufacturing Processes

July

ITP Funding Available for Transformational Manufacturing Technologies and Innovative Materials
DOE Forms New Partnerships to Support Manufacturing Job Training
Virginia Manufacturer Keeps Jobs Local by Embracing Energy Efficiency
U.S. Firms Top New Renewable Energy Use Survey
DOE Offers $105 Million Loan Guarantee for Cellulosic Bio-Refinery
Department of Energy Offers Severstal Dearborn, LLC a $730 Million Conditional Loan Commitment for Michigan Project
Tuesday Webcast for Industry: Establishing and Maintaining a Strategic Partnership with the Chief Financial Officer
Application Deadline Extended for ITP's Innovative Manufacturing Initiative Funding Opportunity
DOE Offers $730 Million Loan Commitment for Michigan Steel Plant

August

DOE Releases Results of Pilot Project on Home Energy Use
New Local Resources and Financial Incentives Available for Your Manufacturing Plant
USDA, Departments of Energy and Navy Seek Input from Industry to Advance Biofuels for Military and Commercial Transportation

September

Local Resources in Your State Updated, Available on ITP State Activities Website
DOE Awards More Than $30 Million to Help Universities Train the Next Generation of Industrial Energy Efficiency Experts
DOE Awards More Than $30 Million to Help Universities Train the Next Generation of Industrial Energy Efficiency Experts
DOE Awards more than $30 Million to Train Energy Efficiency Students
Questions for a Nanoscientist
USDA Boosts Smart Grid, Transmission System Improvements in 14 States
Innovation Ecosystems Spur Rapid Growth for Startups, Entrepreneurs
White House and Department of Energy Promote Advanced Manufacturing Partnership

October

Portland Community College Celebrates Commissioning of Combined Heat and Power Fuel Cell System
Department of Energy Announces First Entry for Market- Driven High-Efficiency Commercial Air Conditioners Challenge
Administration Announces $12 Million i6 Green Investment
College Commissions First of Ten Fuel Cell Systems
Fuel Efficiency Flight Challenge Winner Crowned
Grid Modernization Pilot Projects to Integrate Renewable Energy
Regional Partnerships Target Technology Commercialization, Job Growth

November

DOE-MIT Search Engine Will Speed Materials Research
USDA Announces Rural Renewable Energy Assistance
Energy Matters: Industrial Energy Efficiency
Innovative Energy Storage Technologies Enabling More Renewable Power

December

Announcing Better Buildings, Better Plants
Industry to Tap National Labs in DOE Initiative to Cut Red Tape