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April 1, 2013

The Energy Department has launched the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative, a new Department initiative focused on growing American manufacturing of clean energy products and boosting U.S. competitiveness through major improvements in manufacturing energy productivity.

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March 25, 2013

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued its first orders on the merits of filings submitted to comply with the requirements of Order No. 1000, the Commission’s landmark July 2011 rule on electric transmission planning and cost allocation.

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March 19, 2013

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the U. S. Coast Guard within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate with each other on the development of hydrokinetic projects.

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March 12, 2013

The Energy Department has issued a new funding opportunity announcement to help U.S. industry design and certify innovative small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs).

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March 4, 2013

The Federal District Court for the Southern District of California has ruled in favor of the Ocotillo Wind project and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in two separate suits before the Court. 

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January 8, 2013

Southern Research Institute has entered into a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Dept. of Energy to test a method for producing liquid transportation fuels from coal and biomass thereby improving the economics and lifecycle impacts of coal-to-liquid (CTL) and coal-biomass-to-liquid (CBTL) processes.

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January 1, 2013

As part of the Energy Department’s efforts to help homeowners and businesses save money by saving energy, the Department has announced a $9 million investment in building envelope technologies, including high-efficiency, high-performance windows, roofs, and heating and cooling equipment.

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December 17, 2012

The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems has been selected to receive project funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot Initiative, a collaborative national effort to make solar energy cost-competitive with other forms of energy by the end of the decade. 

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December 6, 2012

Cooperation on eMobility standardization was the focus of discussion during a Transatlantic Roundtable organized by the European Committee for Standardization, the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization, and the American National Standards Institute, which took place in Brussels on Nov. 28-29.