DOE Smiles On Efficiency; Fossil's Up Is Still Down

February 2012
Energy Daily;2/14/2012, Issue 31, p2
The article reports on the proposed increase in the 2013 budget of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) by President Barack Obama for energy efficiency, geothermal and biomass power and biorefinery technologies. However, budget is still tightened for the agency's fossil energy programs. The amount of the proposed budget is 2.34 billion U.S. dollars. The budget request is aimed at helping the U.S. administration achieve its target of reducing energy use among buildings by 20 percent in 2020.


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