The Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy today announced new awards totaling nearly $11 million to help small businesses in nine states develop innovative ideas that could cut carbon pollution, reduce our reliance on imported oil, and boost energy efficiency.
Jasmine, a rising Senior at Howard University studying chemical engineering, was one of the 40 selected applicants out of 700 to participate in the Department's Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship. This summer she is working with mentors in the office of Fossil Energy to create a financial model for a natural gas power plant. Read more about her story here.
The Department of Energy's Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization is hosting a Business Opportunity Session. Please join us on Monday, July 29, 2013 from 9:00am – 3:00pm for the U.S. Department of Energy Business Opportunity Session at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C.
A new report shows how a changing climate has impacted and may continue to affect our energy supplies and electricity infrastructure. Read highlights from the report and explore a map that shows how climate change has already made an impact.
"I have learned more than I could have possibly imagined about energy and architecture, and how we can all work towards a truly sustainable future. My experience on Self-Reliance, Team Middlebury’s 2011 entry, and InSite, our 2013 entry for which I am the Team Manager, has opened my eyes to how to consciously approach construction to create buildings that improve communities socially, economically, and environmentally." - Cordelia Newbury, Team Manager
TerranearPMC, an environmental remediation and waste management small business, was awarded a $2 million task order from the Office of Environmental Management for technical support on June 27, 2013. Learn more hear about the company and its Vice President's tips for doing business with the government.