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Energy Secretary: 2013 a “Banner Year” for Solar

At a luncheon at the U.S. Press Club in Washington, D.C., this week, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz said the country has more than doubled the amount of wind and solar electricity over the last five years … Continue reading

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PPG Awarded Funding from DOE for Development of New Window Coating

PPG Industries’ flat glass business has received $312,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a dynamically responsive infrared (IR) window coating. The funding is part of an award of up to $750,000 being shared with project leader … Continue reading

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PPG Awarded $2.1 Million by DOE to Help Automate PV Module Manufacturing

PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has received a $2.1 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to help design and pilot a rapid photovoltaic (PV) module assembly process that uses automation. The process is designed to eliminate time … Continue reading

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NFRC and Partners Win DOE Grant to Promote U.S. Technologies in South Africa

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has been awarded a $450,000, two-year U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) cooperative agreement. The NFRC and the other groups taking part in the project will promote U.S. technologies, energy efficiency, and renewable energy in … Continue reading

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U.S. Manufacturers Save $1 Billion, 11 Million Tons of CO2 Through Energy Efficiency Investments

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PPG Industries, Eastman Chemical Co., Saint-Gobain Corp. and Ingersoll Rand were among the more than 120 manufacturers recognized last week by the Department of Energy (DOE) for making wise investments that reduced energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions while improving … Continue reading

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DOE Develops Preliminary Commercial Building Energy Asset Score, Seeks Industry Input

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The Department of Energy (DOE) has developed a preliminary commercial building energy asset score to apply to a large variety of commercial building types across the United States, and currently is seeking industry input on issues associated with the score. … Continue reading

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Energy Department, Treasury Announce Availability of $150 Million in Tax Credits for Clean Energy Manufacturers

The U.S. Departments of Energy and the Treasury recently announced the availability of $150 million in Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits for clean energy and energy efficiency manufacturing projects across the United States. “Since 2009, the Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax … Continue reading

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DOE Considers Funding of Program for Attachment Systems

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The Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that it is requesting information and feedback from those interested in working on energy rating and labeling efforts for fenestration attachment products. The work on the possible efforts is being conducted by the … Continue reading

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