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What The US Federal ENERGY STAR Program Has Accomplished For The Economy And The Environment
ENERGY STAR was launched by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 1992 as a voluntary program but it’s now co-managed by the US Department of Energy (DOE) and EPA.
This program has been a symbol for energy efficiency in the country, helping individuals and businesses save money as well as protect the environment through improved energy utilization strategies.
DOE awards $18 million for solar-plus-storage projects
Solar plus storage got a big boost this week with $18 million in SunShot Initiative grants from the Department of Energy.
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Solar Decathlon showcases amazing net-zero homes
The world’s most innovative, livable, energy efficient homes of the future are on display in the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif. this week.
How Much Can Solar Save?
It’s common knowledge that solar energy is good for the environment. But is it possible to maximize solar usage not just for the earth, but also for your wallet? As solar energy becomes increasingly affordable, the financial incentives that come along with installing solar panels are just as persuasive as the green incentives.
Government Investment Really Works Sometimes
The White House announced plans to not only increase programs for energy efficiency but also to have the Department of Energy increase its investment in programs designed to get military veterans involved in the transformation of how this country generates its energy.