DOE Announces Upcoming Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Webinars on Energy Storage Technology for Vehicles, Urban Wind Projects, and More
September 12, 2012
EERE offers webinars to the public on subjects ranging from how to adopt the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required.
Albertsons in Carpenteria, Calif. first store in the nation to use low global warming refrigerants, wins prestigious award
Contaminated areas are prime locations for solar and wind power
Los Angeles, Compton Companies improperly discharge wastewater, fail to treat hazardous waste
Obama Administration Officials Highlight USDA, NAVY Commitment to Energy Independence for Nation’s Military
LOS ANGELES—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today fined Chemical Waste Management, Inc. (CWM) $9,375 for a single instance in which it failed to analyze leachate for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) before disposal at its Kettleman Hills Facility located in Kings County, Calif.
Agreement will protect the health of the largest freshwater system in the world
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) of California has announced a new voluntary program offering its customers the option to purchase 100 percent renewable energy. On behalf of program participants, AMP will purchase Green-e Energycertified renewable energy certificates (RECs) sourced from wind projects located in western states (98%) and solar projects located in California (2%).
The United States Army has announced a $7 Billion Multiple Award Task Contract Request for Proposal (RFP) to help it procure renewable energy through Power Purchase Agreements for up to 30 years. The RFP budget is not intended to aid in the Army's acquisition of any renewable generation assets. The deadline for responses to the RFP is October 5, 2012 at 2pm CST.
Walmart has unveiled its first on-site, utility-scale wind turbine at its Red Bluff, California distribution center. The turbine, which is expected to begin operation in the fall, has a 1-megawatt capacity and is expected to generate approximately 2,200,000 kilowatt-hours annually, or 15-20% of the distribution center's electricity demand each year.