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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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  • June 13, 2016

    San Diego Tribal Energy Collaborative
    Award Number: DE-IE0000043
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Office of Indian Energy
    Date: 6/6/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 12, 2016

    Algae Production CO2 Absorber with Immobilized Carbonic Anhydrase
    Award Number: DE-EE0007092
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B5.15
    Bioenergy Technologies Office
    Date: 6/2/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 12, 2016

    Comprehensive analysis of Hawaii's geothermal potential through Play Fairway
    Award Number: DE-EE0006729
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1
    Geothermal Technologies Office
    Date: 6/2/2016
    Location(s): HI
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 12, 2016

    Structural Support of Windows in Walls with Continuous Insulation
    Award Number: DE-EE0007574
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 6/2/2016
    Location(s): MD
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 12, 2016

    Development of the Industry's First Smart Range Hood
    Award Number: DE-EE0007569
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 6/2/2016
    Location(s): MD
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 12, 2016

    U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region Photovoltaic Systems
    Award Number: DE-EE0007459
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.16
    Federal Energy Management Program
    Date: 6/2/2016
    Location(s): WY
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 12, 2016

    Hydro Research Foundation University Research Awards
    Award Number: DE-EE0006506
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Water Power Program
    Date: 6/7/2016
    Location(s): CO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 11, 2016

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  • June 11, 2016

    Sound Assisted Low Temperature Spalling for Low Cost Silicon Modules
    Award Number: DE-EE0007367
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 4/8/2016
    Location(s): AZ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 11, 2016

    Single-junction Organic Solar Cells with >15% Efficiency
    Award Number: DE-EE0007362
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 4/6/2016
    Location(s): FL
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 11, 2016

    A new class of tandems: Optically coupled III-V/silicon module with outdoor efficiency exceeding 30%
    Award Number: DE-EE0007368
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B3.11
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 4/14/2016
    Location(s): AZ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 11, 2016

    Low‐Cost Nanostructured Substrates for Efficient Epitaxial Lift‐Off of III‐V Solar Cells
    Award Number: DE-EE0007369
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B3.15
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 4/8/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 11, 2016

    Interfacial Work Function Modifiers in PV: a potentially disruptive science for extreme lifetime performance
    Award Number: DE-EE0007360
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 4/6/2016
    Location(s): OH
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 11, 2016

    Theoretical Design and Discovery of the Most Promising Previously Overlooked Hybrid Perovskite Compounds
    Award Number: DE-EE0007366
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 03/31/2016
    Location(s): CO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 11, 2016

    Novel Approach to Front-Contact Passivation for CdTe Photovoltaics
    Award Number: DE-EE0007365
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 03/31/2016
    Location(s): CO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 11, 2016

    Green, stable and earth abundant ionic PV absorbers based on chalcogenide perovskite
    Award Number: DE-EE0007364
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 03/31/2016
    Location(s): NY
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 11, 2016

    Aluminum epilayers for controlled growth and processing of flexible III‐V solar cells on low‐cost substrates
    Award Number: DE-EE0007363
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 03/31/2016
    Location(s): SD
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 11, 2016

    Low-Cost III-V Photovoltaic Materials by Chloride Vapor Transport Deposition Using Safe Solid Precursors
    Award Number: DE-EE0007361
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 03/31/2016
    Location(s): OR
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 26, 2016

    Hydro Research Foundation University Research Awards
    Award Number: DE-EE0006506
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Water Power Program
    Date: 05/19/2016
    Location(s): OR
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 26, 2016

    Hydro Research Foundation University Research Awards
    Award Number: DE-EE0006506
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Water Power Program
    Date: 05/19/2016
    Location(s): WA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 26, 2016

    Hydro Research Foundation University Research Awards
    Award Number: DE-EE0006506
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6
    Water Power Program
    Date: 05/19/2016
    Location(s): OR
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 26, 2016

    Linear Fresnel Reflector
    Award Number: DE-EE0007342
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.17
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 05/19/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 26, 2016

    Unobtrusive Multi-static Serial LiDAR Imager (UMSLI) for Wide-area Surveillance and Identification of Marine Life at MHK Installations
    Award Number: DE-EE0006787
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.3, B3.16
    Water Power Program
    Date: 05/19/2016
    Location(s): FL
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 26, 2016

    Enabling Automation for <$0.10/W High-efficiency Kerfless Wafers Manufactured in the US
    Award Number: DE-EE0006808
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 5/26/2016
    Location(s): MA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 26, 2016

    Community-scale PV System Installation
    Award Number: DE-EE0006952
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.16
    Office of Indian Energy
    Date: 05/26/2016
    Location(s): ND
    Office(s): Golden Field Office