Policy

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April 19, 2012

The California Energy Commission has announced the California High-Speed Rail Authority has joined a coalition of state agencies committed to produce renewable energy on state property.

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April 16, 2012

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the selections for three consortia that will make up the $125 million U.S.-India Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center (JCERDC).

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April 10, 2012

The Energy Department has announced up to $15 million available to demonstrate biomass-based oil supplements that can be blended with petroleum, helping the U.S. to  reduce foreign oil use, diversify the nation’s energy portfolio, and create jobs for American workers.

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April 2, 2012

The Obama Administration last week joined with the governors of Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New York and Pennsylvania to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding that will streamline the efficient and responsible development of offshore wind resources in the Great Lakes.

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March 26, 2012

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has launched the Department’s first-ever “Apps for Energy” competition.

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February 21, 2012

U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu told workers at Southern Co. subsidiary Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle last week that nuclear power will continue to be an important part of the energy mix in the United States and around the world.

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February 13, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu has detailed President Barack Obama's $27.2 billion Fiscal Year 2013 budget request for the Department of Energy, emphasizing the commitment to an all-of-the-above energy strategy that includes critical investments in innovation, in the job-creating clean energy technologies, and in national security strategy.  

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February 13, 2012

The San Diego region is about to become much more friendly to plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs), thanks to a planning grant of nearly $200,000 from the California Energy Commission.