Better Plants Challenge

Germany Plans 40 New Coal-Fired Power Plants

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. – As a part of the Administration’s effort to increase energy efficiency nationwide through the Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge, the Energy Department today recognized Cummins Inc., for demonstrating leadership in reducing energy use and costs at its Jamestown Engine Plant in Jamestown, New York. Through the Better Plants Challenge, Cummins committed to… Keep reading →

President Obama Speaks On Energy Efficiency At Mountain View Walmart

Energy Department Recognizes 11 Manufacturers for Energy Efficiency Achievements Better Plants Partners Rack Up Energy Savings as Partnership Continues to Grow Washington, D.C.—Building on the Administration’s efforts to double energy productivity and help American businesses save money by saving energy, the Energy Department today recognized 11 companies that have met ambitious energy-efficiency goals through the… Keep reading →


Manufacturing is the bedrock of the American economy, representing nearly 12 percent of our gross domestic product and providing good, high-paying jobs for middle class families. Yet, as we transition to a clean energy economy, we need to ensure that American workers are manufacturing the renewable energy technologies of tomorrow. That’s why this past March,… Keep reading →