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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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  • August 22, 2016

    All-Digital Plug and Play Passive RFID Sensors for Energy Efficient Building Control
    Award Number: DE-EE0007683
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Buildings Technology Office
    Date: 8/15/2016
    Location(s): SC
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    Novel Infiltration Diagnostics based on Laser-line Scanning and Infrared Temperature Field Imaging
    Award Number: DE-EE0007686
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Buildings Technology Office
    Date: 8/15/2016
    Location(s): IA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    Improved Braze Joint Quality through use of enhanced surface technologies
    Award Number: DE-EE0007681
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Buildings Technology Office
    Date: 8/15/2016
    Location(s): WI
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    Amicus O&M Cooperative
    Award Number: DE-EE0007586
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 8/2/2016
    Location(s): CO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    In-Line Sensor for Inspection of Diamond Wire
    Award Number: DE-EE0007580
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 8/2/2016
    Location(s): FL
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    Solution for Predictive Physical Modeling in CdTe and Other Thin-Film PV Technologies
    Award Number: DE-EE0007536
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 8/2/2016
    Location(s): AZ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    Pushing the efficiency limit of low-cost, industrially-relevant Si solar cells to greater than 22.5% by advancing cell structures and technology innovations
    Award Number: DE-EE0007554
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 8/3/2016
    Location(s): GA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    Texturizing Wind Turbine Towers to Reduce Bat Mortality
    Award Number: DE-EE0007033
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.3, B3.6
    Wind Power Program
    Date: 8/3/2016
    Location(s): TX
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 17, 2016

    Monolithic silicon module manufacturing at less than 0.40 $/W
    Award Number: DE-EE0007538
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 7/25/2016
    Location(s): AZ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 17, 2016

    15%-efficiency (Mg,Zn)CdTe solar cells with 1.7 eV bandgap for tandem applications
    Award Number: DE-EE0007552
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 7/25/2016
    Location(s): AZ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 17, 2016

    PowerScout ShareTM, BuildTM, and CommunitiesTM:Big Data Analytics and eCommerce for Community Solar
    Award Number: DE-EE0007588
    CX(s) Applied: A9,
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 7/25/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 17, 2016

    Research and Development of Architectures for Photovoltaic Cell-Level Power Balancing using Diffusion Charge Redistribution
    Award Number: DE-EE0007543
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 7/26/2016
    Location(s): MI
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 15, 2016

    Boosting Energy Efficiency and Economic Development Through Chambers of Commerce
    Award Number: DE-EE0007557
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Building Technologies Program
    Date: 7/26/2016
    Location(s): DC
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    Single Active Switch PV Inverter
    Award Number: DE-EE0007591
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 8/1/2016
    Location(s): NC
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    Continuous Silicon Reduction and Consolidation (CoSiRC)
    Award Number: DE-EE0007550
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 8/1/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    New Approaches to Low-Cost Scalable Doping for Interdigitated Back Contact Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells
    Award Number: DE-EE0007553
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 8/1/2016
    Location(s): CO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    Evaluating the Effectiveness of Ultrasonic Acoustic Deterrents in Reducing Bat Fatalities at Wind Energy Facilities
    Award Number: DE-EE0007036
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.11
    Wind Program
    Date: 6/10/2016
    Location(s): PA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    U.S. Photovoltaic Manufacturing Consortium—Enabling America’s Solar Revolution
    Award Number: DE-EE0004947
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.11
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 8/1/2016
    Location(s): NY
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    Improved PV-Glass Field Performance
    Award Number: DE-EE0007547
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.15
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 8/1/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    Second-Generation Mixotrophy for Highest Yield and Least Expensive Biochemical Production
    Award Number: DE-EE0007564
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Bioenergy Technologies Office
    Date: 8/1/2016
    Location(s): DE
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    Developing a low cost, high volume and scalable manufacturing technology for undoped and heavily p-type doped CdTe feedstock materials
    Award Number: DE-EE0007537
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 8/1/2016
    Location(s): WA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    Building Tune-Up Accelerator
    Award Number: DE-EE0007556
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 8/3/2016
    Location(s): WA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    Integrated Insulation System for Automotive Cryogenic Storage Tanks
    Award Number: DE-EE0007649
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6,
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 8/5/2016
    Location(s): FL
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    Geothermal Fault Zone and Fluid Imaging through Joint Airborne ZTEM and Ground MT Data Inversion Analysis
    Award Number: DE-EE0007697
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1, B3.2
    Geothermal technologies Office
    Date: 8/5/2016
    Location(s): UT
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    Tribal Energy Institute and Tribal Energy Summit
    Award Number: None
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Office of Indian Energy
    Date: 8/8/2016
    Location(s): AZ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office