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News Archives - 2007

February

Solar-Powered Boat Successfully Crosses the Atlantic
"New American Home" Wows Crowds at International Builders' Show
Continuing Resolution Boosts Funding for Efficiency, Renewable Energy

March

Energy Secretary Announces Selections of $168 Million in Solar Energy Projects
Thirteen Solar Energy Projects to Receive Up to $168 Million
Solar Cell Researchers Awarded Prestigious Dan David Prize
DOE Sets Spending Plan for $1.474 Billion in New EERE Funds
DOE Announces Market Transformation Selections for Solar America Initiative
Report: U.S. Solar Cell Market Increased 33 Percent in 2006
Solar Energy Efforts Approved by Nevada Public Utilities Commission

April

Massachusetts Colleges Score Grants for Solar Energy Projects
NREL Laboratory Earns LEED Platinum, a Federal First
Maryland Approves Energy Efficiency and Solar Energy Bills
DOE Sets the Date for the 2007 Solar Decathlon

May

Record-Breaking Solar Power Installations Underway in the West
Solar Manufacturing Takes Flight in the United States
IPCC Report Says Clean Energy Technologies Could Curb Climate Change
New Hampshire Enacts a Renewable Requirement with Solar Set-Asides
Solar Program Announces Solar America Showcases
DOE Awards $22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research
Concentrating Solar Power Funding Opportunity Announcement

June

Shuttle Visit Adds More Solar Power to the Space Station
DOE to Invest $40 Million for Efficient Housing Research
Largest Solar Thermal Plant in 16 Years Now Online
DOE to Invest $60 Million for Solar Energy Research
Green Projects Honored for Sustainable, Energy-Efficient Designs

July

Oregon Expands Support for Solar and Other Renewable Energy

August

Mississippi and New York Teams Win Cross-Country Solar Car Race
Delaware Doubles its Renewable Requirement, Adds Solar Set-Asides
California Utility Agrees to Buy 553 Megawatts of Solar Power
EIA: Renewable Energy Gained U.S. Market Share in 2005
DARPA-Funded Effort Achieves New Record Solar Cell Efficiency

September

Colorado Solar Facility Begins Generating 3.6 MW
Solar-Powered Airplane Achieves Record Unmanned Flight Duration
Renewable Energy, Bioproduct Inventions Win Seven R&D 100 Awards

October

Eight U.S. Utilities to Seek Greater Efficiency Investments
National Solar Tour Comes to All but Four States on Saturday
Big Solar Thermal Power Plants Planned for Florida, California
Solar Decathlon Nears End of Assembly Phase, Prepares to Open
DOE Loan Guarantee Program Invites 12 Clean Energy Projects to Apply
German Team Wins the Architecture Contest at the Solar Decathlon
Maryland Takes the Communications Contest at Solar Decathlon
Maryland Wins Lighting Contest, Takes First in Two Contests in a Row
DOE Launches New K-12 Energy Curriculum Web Site
New California Energy Acts Include Incentives for Solar Water Heating
Solar Cars to Bisect Australia in a Race that Starts on October 21st
University of Maryland Takes a Narrow Lead in the Solar Decathlon
Nation's Capital Hosts International Clean Energy Conferences
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wins Solar Decathlon's Market Viability Contest
DOE and Spain to Bring the Solar Decathlon to Europe
German Team Takes First Place Overall in Solar Decathlon 2007
Six Companies Win the 2007 Green Power Supplier Awards
Dutch and Japanese Teams Lead the Australian Solar Car Race
DOE, EPA, and CRS Announce the Green Power Leadership Awards
Study Identifies 5,000 Megawatts of Untapped Renewable Energy in Arizona
DOE Seeks Clean Energy Entrepreneurs to Work at Three National Labs
Dutch Nuon Team Wins the Australian Solar Car Race
NASA Faces a Torn Solar Array and Worn Joint on the Space Station

November

Northwest's Largest Solar Facility Built Amid Wind Turbines in Washington
Shuttle Astronaut Mends the Space Station's Solar Array
Flight Pioneer Unveils Design for a Solar-Powered Aircraft
DOE Invests $21 Million in Next-Generation Solar Cell Research
California Utility Signs Agreement for Solar Thermal Power
Report: Efficiency Could Cut Growth in U.S. Energy Use in Half
DOE Provides $5.2 Million for Concentrating Solar Power

December

DOE Creates a $7.2 Million Clean Energy Commercialization Fund
Southwestern Utilities Team Up on Massive Solar Power Project
Report: Global Renewable Energy Experiencing Double-Digit Growth
Nellis Air Force Base Hosts the Largest U.S. Solar PV System
Renewable Energy Growth Boosted in New "Annual Energy Outlook"