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More funding for LEDs, Smart Grid, energy storage

The House of Representatives voted 308-114 to adopt the conference report for the Fiscal Year 2010 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations ActHR 3183, which would provide $27.1 billion to the Department of Energy and fund NEMA-advocated energy programs. Programs receiving funding include $27 million for LED lighting R&D, $32 million for Smart Grid R&D, $14 million for energy storage, and $200 million for building technologies.

You can read the whole 146-page Bill here: http://www.nema.org/gov/upload/HR%203183.pdf

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