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Cleantech Project News (12 Stories)

1. Solar power systems to be installed at 15 Kaua’i schools in Hawaii. “The Hawaii state Department of Education is working to significantly reduce the cost of school operations and, as a first step, has awarded a Power Purchase Agreement contract to install photovoltaic systems at 15 Kaua’i schools,” Solarbuzz … [continued]

U.S. Department of Energy Announces 1st Round of Community Energy Innovation Prize Winners for the…

23 Teams Will Move Forward in the American-Made Challenge Focused on Community-Based Innovation Leer en Español The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced 23 teams have won the CONCEPT Phase of the American-Made Community Energy Innovation Prize in the Clean Energy Ecosystem and Manufacturing Ecosystem Tracks. Each team has been awarded … [continued]

American-Made Prize Accelerates Community Solar Initiatives Across the US

Round 2 of the Community Power Accelerator Prize Names 25 Phase 1 Winning Teams The American-Made Community Power Accelerator Prize, now in its second round, is a $10 million prize competition designed to fast-track the efforts of new, emerging, and expanding solar developers and co-developers. Throughout the competition, teams are … [continued]

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NREL Tapped To Help Electrify 4 Major Freight Corridors

This spring, the U.S. Department of Energy announced $7 million in funding for seven projects focused on creating regional infrastructure plans to support electric charging and hydrogen fueling for medium- and heavy-duty trucks along the nation’s most heavily trafficked corridors. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will collaborate with industry … [continued]

How U.S. Congress Can Get Cities Moving

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Amanda Eaken and Sarah Kline, Federal Transportation Consultant to NRDC. The Biden administration has set an ambitious climate goal for America: a 50 percent decrease in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030. To reach this goal, changing the way we move must be key … [continued]