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April 25, 2024

EPA Announces 60 Award Recipients for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Solar for All Program

An Update from EPA: Washington – On April 22, as the Biden-Harris Administration celebrates Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced 60 selectees that will receive $7 billion in grant awards through the Solar for…

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April 24, 2024

Mass Save Energy Efficiency and Decarbonization Plan

Mass Save has published a draft of the upcoming 2025-2027 Energy Efficiency and Decarbonization Plan. The MA Energy Efficiency Advisory Council (EEAC) will host listening sessions on the plan on May 13 and June 3. Register here. Some highlights…

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April 23, 2024

NV Clean Energy Fund Secures $156MM Federal Solar for All Grant

An update from Nevada Clean Energy Fund: Reno, NV – The Nevada Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) is thrilled to announce that the nonprofit was selected for a $156 million federal Solar for All grant. Solar for…

April 22, 2024

2024 National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show Recap

Quick Links Download Slides / Agenda | Photo Gallery The 2024 National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show (NHPC’24) brought together the second largest crowd in our national conference history. 2,490+ attendees joined us from…

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April 18, 2024

Biden-Harris Administration Awards First State Funding and Announces Progress on Historic $8.8 Billion Home Energy Rebate Programs to Lower Utility Bills

An update from the U.S. Department of Energy: WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it has approved New York’s funding application for the Inflation Reduction Act’s Home Energy Rebates and awarded…

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March 27, 2024

DOE Awards $5 Million to Minority Serving Institutions in Support of Clean Energy Education and Workforce Development Programs

An update from The Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and MSI STEM R&D Consortium today announced $5 million in funding for two minority-serving universities to support the development of…

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March 19, 2024

Recap: Energy Efficiency Meeting with Kentucky BPA

March 7, 2024: Meeting Recap On March 7, 2024, BPA Kentucky hosted an in-person energy efficiency meeting in Lexington to discuss state initiatives and updates in home performance. Weatherization agencies, contractors, and businesses and their…

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March 15, 2024

Maine BPA Webinar Recap: Pathways to Energy Efficiency Apprenticeships

Webinar Recap On March 14, 2024, Maine BPA hosted an informative webinar highlighting Energy Efficiency Apprenticeship programs. We covered details about apprenticeships, why they’re important, how organizations in Maine can go about developing a Registered…

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March 14, 2024

Michigan: EGLE Hosting In-Person and Virtual Input Sessions to Prepare for Federal Home Energy Rebate Funding

An update from Michigan EGLE: The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) authorized the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to carry out the Home Energy Rebate (HER) Programs to help households save money on energy bills, improve energy efficiency, and reduce…

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March 14, 2024

DOE Publishes Outreach, Technical Assistance, and Application Resources

An Update from the Office of State & Community Energy Programs: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released the following resources to help state and territorial energy offices (SEOs) apply for and implement the Home Energy Rebates: Education and…