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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: A9

Existing Regulations

A9: Information gathering, analysis, and dissemination
Information gathering (including, but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories, site visits, and audits), data analysis (including, but not limited to, computer modeling), document preparation (including, but not limited to, conceptual design, feasibility studies, and analytical energy supply and demand studies), and information dissemination (including, but not limited to, document publication and distribution, and classroom training and informational programs), but not including site characterization or environmental monitoring. (See also B3.1 of appendix B to this subpart.)

Previous Regulations

Categorical Exclusion Determinations dated before November 14th, 2011 were issued under previous DOE NEPA regulations. See the Notice of Final Rulemaking (76 FR 63763, 10/13/2011) for information changes to this categorical exclusion.

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  • May 21, 2015

    Sweet Hydrogen: High-yield Production of Hydrogen from Biomass Sugars Catalyzed by in vitro Synthetic Biosystems
    Award Number: DE-EE0006968
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 05/21/2015
    Location(s): VA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 20, 2015

    "Low-GWP HVAC System with Ultra-Small Centrifugal Compression"
    Award Number: DE-EE0007042
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Buildings Technologies Office
    Date: 05/20/2015
    Location(s): NJ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 20, 2015

    Membrane Based Air Conditioning
    Award Number: DE-EE0007041
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Buildings Technologies Office
    Date: 05/20/2015
    Location(s): FL
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 20, 2015

    Azura Demonstration at the Navy's Wave Energy Test Site
    Award Number: DE-EE0006923
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Water Power Program
    Date: 05/20/2015
    Location(s): OR
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 20, 2015

    Hydrogen Adsorbents with High Volumetric Density: New Materials and System Projections
    Award Number: DE-EE0007046
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 05/20/2015
    Location(s): MI
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 19, 2015

    Compact Thermoelastic Cooling System
    Award Number: DE-EE0007043
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Buildings Technologies Office
    Date: 05/19/2015
    Location(s): MD
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 19, 2015

    Low Cost Electrochemical Compressors Utilizing Green Refrigerants for HVAC Applications
    Award Number: DE-EE0007040
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Buildings Technologies Office
    Date: 05/19/2015
    Location(s): DE
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 18, 2015

    Solid Oxide Based Electrolysis and Stack Technology with Ultra-High Electrolysis Current Density and Efficiency
    Award Number: DE-EE0006961
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 05/18/2015
    Location(s): CO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 18, 2015

    Development and Productization of High-Efficiency, Low-Cost Building-Integrated Photovoltaic Shingles Using Monocrystalline Silicon Thin Film Solar Cells
    Award Number: DE-EE0005436
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 05/18/2015
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 18, 2015

    Waste to Wisdom: Utilizing forest residues for the production of bioenergy and biobased products
    Award Number: DE-EE0006297
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.15
    Bioenergy Technologies Office
    Date: 05/18/2015
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 18, 2015

    Conformable Hydrogen Storage Coil Reservoir
    Award Number: DE-EE0006967
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 05/018/2015
    Location(s): GA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 18, 2015

    High-efficiency Low Global-Warming Potential (GWP) Compressor
    Award Number: DE-EE0007039
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B2.3, B3.6
    Buildings Technologies Office
    Date: 05/18/2015
    Location(s): CT
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 15, 2015

    High Efficiency Solid-State Heat Pump Module
    Award Number: DE-EE0007044
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B1.31, B3.6
    Buildings Technologies Office
    Date: 05/15/2015
    Location(s): CT
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 1, 2015

    Ocean Energy Demonstration of the Ocean Energy (OE) Buoy at US Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site
    Award Number: DE-EE0006924
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Water Power Program
    Date: 05/01/2015
    Location(s): HI
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 1, 2015

    Energy Efficient Thermoplastic Composite Manufacturing
    Award Number: DE-EE0005780
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.1
    Advanced Manufacturing Office
    Date: 05/01/2015
    Location(s): WA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 28, 2015

    Residential Solar Project
    Award Number: DE-EE0006949
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.16
    Tribal Energy Program
    Date: 04/28/15
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 22, 2015

    Tonto Apache Solar - Phase II
    Award Number: DE-EE0006946
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.16, B5.17
    Tribal Energy Program
    Date: 04/22/15
    Location(s): AZ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 22, 2015

    PV SOLAR POWER FOR THE SANTO DOMINGO TRIBE’S COMMUNITY WATER PUMP AND TREATMENT FACILITY
    Award Number: DE-EE0006954
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.16
    Tribal Energy Program
    Date: 04/22/15
    Location(s): NM
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 22, 2015

    Pala Fire Station Solar Project
    Award Number: DE-EE0006951
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.16
    Tribal Energy Program
    Date: 04/22/15
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 20, 2015

    Heritage Plaza Parking Lot Improvements Project: Solar PV Carport Installation
    Award Number: DE-EE0006945
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.16
    Tribal Energy Program
    Date: 04/20/15
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 16, 2015

    Rotation-Enabled 7-DOF Seismometer for Geothermal Resource Development
    Award Number: DE-EE0005511
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B3.11
    Geothermal Technologies Office
    Date: 04/16/15
    Location(s): NM
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 15, 2015

    The Incubation of Next-Generation Radar Technologies to Lower the Cost of Wind Energy
    Award Number: DE-EE0006804
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.15
    Wind Program
    Date: 04/15/15
    Location(s): TX
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 14, 2015

    Rapidly Deployable Advanced Integrated Low Head Hydropower Turbine Prototype
    Award Number: DE-EE0006928
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Water Power Program
    Date: 04/14/15
    Location(s): PA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 6, 2015

    St. Petersburg College Green Living Demonstration Center
    Award Number: DE-EE0001207
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B1.15, B5.1, B5.15
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 04/06/2015
    Location(s): FL
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 2, 2015

    Reducing BOS costs, improving reliability, and enabling safety shutdown of solar installations through module-integrated electronics
    Award Number: DE-EE0006682
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 04/02/2015
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office