Latest Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Stories

2014-01-22 16:22:14

Submissions Accepted from Universities in the Southeastern United States COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge, a business innovation competition that encourages students to develop and commercialize new clean energy technologies, is now accepting entries. Supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, the ACC Clean Energy Challenge is open to student teams throughout the southeastern United States developing commercially...

2014-01-21 16:21:13

Efficiency contract with Metrus to save $1 million in energy costs per year SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Hawai'i hospital will save energy and money, thanks to a contract with efficiency services financer Metrus Energy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/SF48766LOGO) Metrus will finance and implement $5.8 million in energy upgrades - including a new central cooling and heating plant, lighting upgrades and energy management and control systems - at...

2013-12-04 23:33:03

Lucid’s BuildingOS® and Urjanet’s utilityCONNECT® bridge the gap between building data and utility data, enabling energy managers to dramatically reduce energy usage and cost. Atlanta, GA & Oakland, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Lucid and Urjanet today announced that Urjanet’s utilityCONNECT service will automate the collection and delivery of electricity, water, and natural gas billing, history, and rate-plan data for Lucid’s BuildingOS energy management platform....

2013-11-06 23:02:51

Multi-State Collaboration to Streamline Solar Processes and Strengthen Regional PV Market Montpelier, Vermont (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), a national nonprofit organization that works with state leaders, federal agencies, industry leaders, and other stakeholders to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States, has been awarded a $1.5 million funding award under the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative Rooftop Solar...

2013-11-05 23:24:38

D.C. City Council honors the DCSEU for its work helping District residents, businesses, and institutions reduce their energy costs and carbon footprints. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU), the District’s resource for energy efficiency, was honored today by the D.C. City Council for its work helping District residents, businesses, and institutions reduce their energy costs and carbon footprints. The DCSEU is a utility with a difference:...

2013-10-26 23:03:51

Campaign to Promote Importance of Credentialing for Clean Energy People, Products and Programs Cocoa, FL (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 In response to groundbreaking growth in renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, the SRCC™ (Solar Rating & Certification Corporation), the leading independent, third-party certification entity for solar thermal products, along with a group of other well-established, nationally accredited credentialing organizations, announces the formation of a...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.