EERE Brings Cleaner, More Efficient Energy One Step Closer to Residents of a Southeastern State

clock May 27, 2011 15:17 by author Bulletin Board
Thanks to the hard work of the EERE project management team, residents of one county in a Southeastern state are finding it easier to save energy and lower their utility bills. As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, a county there received $2.9 million through DOE’s ‘General Innovation Fund’, a part of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. The General Innovation Fund supports investments through innovative deployment strategies. [More]

Monitoring DOE's Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs - May 2011 Update

clock May 13, 2011 10:20 by author Bulletin Board
Following last quarter's monitoring update, DOE continues to monitor compliance with the Recovery Act, applicable Federal statutes and DOE regulations in the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), State Energy Program (SEP), and Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants (EECBG) programs. Grantees continue to invest their Recovery Act funding in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects that are saving energy, deploying renewable resources, creating jobs and strengthening the economy. [More]

Trends in RDD&D Monitoring

clock May 6, 2011 16:41 by author Bulletin Board
EERE RDD&D project officers submit standard desktop review reports delineating the quarterly outcomes of Recovery Act awards, as outlined in a previous post. Submissions for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2011 began May 2, so we’d like to provide our readers with a look back at the results of the previous two quarters of reporting. Headquarters received all expected RDD&D desktop review reports for Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 and First Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 (over 700). Our analysis of the data indicates the vast majority of projects are on schedule, on budget and within scope. [More]