DOE Recognizes Energy Retrofit at Cummins’ New York Facility

The DOE has recognized Cummins’ Jamestown Engine Plant in New York for energy efficiency achievements under the Better Plants Challenge. On November 6, 2014, the Department of Energy (DOE) recognized Cummins Inc. for energy efficiency achievements at its Jamestown Engine Plant in New York.  The plant is a showcase project under Better Plants Challenge, the industrial component...

ISO New England Releases Annual Regional System Plan

ISO New England’s 2014 Regional System Plan underscores that retirements indicate the need for new resources to address future demand despite energy efficiency measures projected to flatten demand over time. On November 6, 2014, ISO New England (ISO-NE) issued the 2014 Regional System Plan, its annual guide on New England’s long term power-system planning efforts.  The...

2015 Fuel Economy Guide Released

The 2015 Fuel Economy Guide indicates that 2015 vehicle models comprise a larger number of fuel-efficient and low-emission vehicles in a broader range of classes and sizes compared to previous years. On November 6, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) released the 2015 Fuel Economy Guide providing information on...

DOE Announces Gasification Research Projects

The DOE has announced four research projects focused on advanced technologies to improve gasification systems for greater power generation efficiency and environmental performance. On November 6, 2014, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced funding for four projects focused on next-generation gasification systems that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.  The research projects will develop technologies that...