DOE Releases its Federal Definition for Zero Emissions Buildings

The department provides an industry standard and guidance for new and existing structures. The Department of Energy (DOE) released its National Definition of a Zero Emissions Building, outlining…

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New York Becomes First State to Launch Home Energy Rebate Program

Other states have applied for program funding under the Inflation Reduction Act. The Department of Energy (DOE) announced that New York is the first state to launch a…

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Energy Department Selects 13 Energy Repair Projects

The agency distributes $25 million in the second round of funding through the Weatherization Assistance Program. The Department of Energy announced that 13 projects have been selected to…

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Energy Department Distributes Energy Grant Funding

The fifth tranche of awards totaling $26 million was granted to 37 local governments. The Department of Energy (DOE) recently distributed the fifth round of grants for local…

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Energy Department Announces Efficiency Standards for GSL Light Bulbs

Updated regulation for most common lightbulb type to go into effect July 2028. This month, the Department of Energy (DOE) finalized its energy efficiency requirements for general service…

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DOE Finalizes Energy-Efficiency Standards for Washer, Dryer Units

The department estimates that reduced emissions will reduce utility payments by $1 billion annually. The Department of Energy released the final rules to update energy efficiency standards for…

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Energy Department Invests in Electric Heat Pump Manufacturing

Funding under the Defense Production Act will increase energy-efficient residential pump systems. The Department of Energy released $63 million this month to grow the domestic manufacturing of electric…

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DOE Finalizes Rule on Gas Stove Efficiency

A milder version than the original proposal was released after congressional pushback. The Department of Energy (DOE) finalized the rule requiring new gas stoves to reduce emissions, after…

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Federal Agencies Request Data Transparency from Utility Companies

HUD, DOE, and EPA write joint letter pushing for free and public utility data Leaders from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Department of Energy (DOE),…

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DOE Invests in Expansion of Energy Workforce Training

17 assessment centers and 10 training centers were selected to receive funding. The Department of Energy (DOE) announced this month that it will distribute $40.8 million to 17…

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