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What’s Green Worth?

July 29th, 2015
The effect on a property’s value is usually one of the first things to consider before retrofitting a building with green features.

DOI Marks Step in Nation’s First Offshore Wind Farm

July 29th, 2015
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and its Bureau of Ocean Energy Management celebrated a “steel in the water” milestone in Rhode Island for the first commercial offshore wind farm in the United States.

Energy Department Works with Partners on Interior Lighting

July 29th, 2015
The Energy Department announced that more than 65 organizations are participating in the Better Buildings Alliance's Interior Lighting Campaign, and committing to drive greater energy efficiency through new interior lighting technologies.

USDA Announces $17 Million for Rural Smart Grid Technology

July 29th, 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced funding for rural electric infrastructure projects that includes $17 million for smart grid technology.

Nearly 400 Northwest Buildings Compete in EPA’s “Battle of the Buildings”

July 28th, 2015
(Seattle - July 28, 2015) Last week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launched the 2015 Energy Star Battle of the Buildings and nearly 400 competitors in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska have joined in to reduce their energy and water use

FERC Staff publishes the Suggested Best Practices for Industry Outreach Programs to Stakeholders Guide

July 28th, 2015

Staff publishes the 2015 Energy Primer

July 27th, 2015

New process recycles magnets from factory floor

July 27th, 2015
A new recycling method developed by scientists at the Critical Materials Institute, a DOE Energy Innovation Hub led by Ames Laboratory, recovers valuable rare-earth magnetic material from manufacturing waste and creates useful magnets out of it.

New ‘molecular movie’ reveals ultrafast chemistry in motion

July 27th, 2015
Scientists for the first time tracked ultrafast structural changes, captured in quadrillionths-of-a-second steps, as ring-shaped gas molecules burst open and unraveled.

Helium ‘balloons’ offer new path to control complex materials

July 27th, 2015
Researchers at DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new method to manipulate a wide range of materials and their behavior using only a handful of helium ions.