More than a decade ago, Congress created the Renewable Fuel Standard in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and expand the nation’s renewable fuels sector while reducing reliance on imported oil.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2017 - Energy Secretary Rick Perry released a statement on the Energy Department’s (DOE’s) regulatory review report to President Trump in which he outlined four recommendations to free the energy sector from regulatory burdens.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2017 - The Energy Department’s directive to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to issue a rule that helps accurately price electricity generation was intended to spark a conversation on the resiliency and reliability of the country’s electric grid, Energy Secretary Rick Perry told a recent hearing on Capitol Hill.
WASHINGTON, September 20, 2017 - The Energy Department (DOE) says it has achieved the 2020 utility-scale solar cost target – 6 cents per kilowatt-hour – set by its SunShot Initiative, a national effort to drive down the cost of solar electricity.
WASHINGTON, September 20, 2017 - The Energy Department (DOE) awarded $32 million for seven Resilient Distribution Systems projects, supporting early stage research and development to improve the resilience of the nation’s electricity grid.
WASHINGTON, September 6, 2017 - As Hurricane Harvey ravaged Texas, the Energy Department (DOE) noted its impact on energy infrastructure in a coordinated effort with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).