The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has joined with the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) and its Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship to announce the opening of the $12 million i6 Green Challenge.
Minimizing barriers to trade for green building products, materials and services in the Asia Pacific region through cooperation on standards and conformity assessment took significant steps forward at the March 3-4 Conference on Green Buildings and Green Growth.
From left: Larry Brotherton, board chairman, SOCMA; Dan Hawkinson, Torsten Hauschild, Rob Hampe, and Rainer Eischeid, LANXESS; and Larry Sloan, president, SOCMA. The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA)
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced additional details of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) “SunShot” initiative to reduce the total costs of photovoltaic (PV) solar energy systems by about 75%.