U.S. Department of Energy

New York, California, Vermont and eight other states are suing the Trump administration over its failure to finalize energy-use limits for portable air conditioners and other products.

TDI New England

The U.S. Department of Energy is recommending approval of a proposal to move Canadian electricity to southern New England via a power line buried beneath Lake Champlain and then across much of Vermont.


The Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy was in Troy today to discuss the Capital District’s role in the clean energy sector. 

Dr. David Danielson, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, stopped by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Bruggeman Conference Center, where he cited several Tech Valley institutions like Albany’s NanoCollege.

U.S. Department of Energy

A recent agreement aims to improve the energy efficiency of major electrical appliances across the nation. In an agreement with an 11-member coalition including Massachusetts, New York and Connecticut, the U.S. Department of Energy has committed to a schedule to update its standards for electrical equipment. The agreement requires the department to set new, national standards for walk-in coolers and freezers, metal halide lamps, commercial refrigeration equipment, and electric motors.