U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Pike Research, a global consulting firm, has issued a new report noting that global revenues from building energy management systems are expected to rise almost 14 percent, year over year, through the end of the decade.
Zoomable and draggable like a Google map, with potentially prime locations for various clean energy technologies delineated in gradations of color, the newest offering from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) allows everyone from renewable resource enthusiasts to project developers to quickly, accurately and effectively locate the best places for particular types of clean energy development.
As part of the RE-Powering America’s Land Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which manages the Superfund reclamation initiative, and the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, are considering using brownfields and closed landfills to develop renewable energy projects.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that 25 percent of all single-family homes built in the United States in 2010 earned the EPA’s prestigious Energy Star certification. This is up from 21 percent in 2009.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the inclusion of multifamily high-rise (MFHR) residential buildings in the Energy Star qualification and certification system.
The Energy Star program, a joint undertaking between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, is designed to identify those appliances, building products, electronics, heating and cooling devices, lighting and fans, and water heaters which use the least amount of energy (and/or water or other nonrenewable resources), and use it most efficiently.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently committed itself to providing $105 million in loan guarantees to Project Liberty, an Emmetsville, Iowa-based ethanol plant which will produce cellulosic biofuel from field waste left behind after corn is harvested.