Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - As part of the Obama Administration's Clean Energy Savings for All Initiative, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released best practice guidelines for Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs. PACE is an innovative mechanism for financing energy efficiency, solar, and related improvements. DOE's updated best practices guidelines will enable more states and communities to adopt and implement residential PACE programs, unlocking access to affordable financing to reduce homeowners' energy bills, achieve more resilient homes and communities, and create jobs.
Manama, Bahrain - The U.S. Navy, Army and Coast Guard together with Iraqi and Kuwaiti navies and Kuwait Coast Guard, solidified the creation of the first in a series of U.S.-Iraq-Kuwait trilateral exercises following an initial planning conference held at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, July 13.
FTC Providing $4 Million in Full Refunds to People Tricked into Buying Bogus ‘Extended Auto Warranties’
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 5,970 refund checks totaling more than $4 million to people who were bombarded with illegal robocalls and tricked into paying thousands of dollars for bogus “extended auto warranties.”
Electron 'spin control' of levitated nanodiamonds could bring advances in sensors, quantum information processing
West Lafayette, Indiana - Researchers have demonstrated how to control the "electron spin" of a nanodiamond while it is levitated with lasers in a vacuum, an advance that could find applications in quantum information processing, sensors and studies into the fundamental physics of quantum mechanics.
Washington, DC - With stress affecting more than 100 million Americans and costing our society more than $300 billion in annual health spending, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis to determine 2016's Most & Least Stressed Cities in America
Washington, DC - Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, July 20-26, where he will meet with both government officials and civil society.