Post Tagged with: "Department of Energy"

From Light Bulbs To Ceiling Fans: Blackburn Starts New Efficiency Fight

From Light Bulbs To Ceiling Fans: Blackburn Starts New Efficiency Fight

by / on July 10, 2013

First, Congressman Marsha Blackburn tried to rescue the incandescent light bulb from being phased out in favor of more energy efficient compact fluorescents. Now she’s trying to protect ceiling fans from new Department of Energy rules.

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As Nuclear Plants Age, UT Gets Funds for More Nuke Research

by / on May 8, 2012

The University of Tennessee is one of more than a dozen schools that will get federal money for research into how to make new nuclear plants more efficient.

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Nissan Confident in Department of Energy Loan

by / on September 27, 2011

Nissan’s new battery plant being built in Smyrna should be safeguarded from the budget winds in Washington, according to the company’s top American executive. A Department of Energy loan program has become a target for cuts. But the company isn’t worried.

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Stimulus Funds for Weatherization Misused

by / on December 20, 2010

Federal stimulus money meant to help poor people weatherize their homes is being mismanaged.

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Nissan Finalizes DOE Loan to Build Batteries in Smyrna

by / on January 28, 2010

Nissan North America has finalized its $1.4 billion loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. Nissan was one of the first automakers to qualify for a $25 billion program to stimulate job growth and energy independence.

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