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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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  • July 20, 2016

    Physics-Based Interval Data Models to Automate and Scale Home Energy Performance Evaluations
    Award Number: DE-EE0007571
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 7/14/2016
    Location(s): MA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 20, 2016

    Pitka’s Point/Saint Mary’s Wind Energy Construction Project
    Award Number: DE-EE0000035
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Office of Indian Energy
    Date: 7/14/2016
    Location(s): AK
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 20, 2016

    Thermally Conductive Backsheets (TCB) for Reduced Operating Temperatures
    Award Number: DE-EE0007138
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 7/12/2016
    Location(s): AZ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 20, 2016

    Achieving Affordable Zero Energy via Zero Energy Ready Homes
    Award Number: DE-EE0007138
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 7/12/2016
    Location(s): MN
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 20, 2016

    Correlation of Qualification Testing with Field Degradation
    Award Number: DE-EE0007138
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 7/12/2016
    Location(s): AZ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 20, 2016

    An Intelligent Adaptable Monitoring Package for Marine Renewable Energy Projects
    Award Number: DE-EE0006788
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Water Power Program
    Date: 7/12/2016
    Location(s): WA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 20, 2016

    Hydrogen Storage System Cost Assessment
    Award Number: DE-EE0007601
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 7/12/2016
    Location(s): VA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 20, 2016

    Hydrogen Production and Delivery Analysis
    Award Number: DE-EE0007602
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 7/12/2016
    Location(s): VA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 20, 2016

    Improving reliability and reducing cost in CdTe photovoltaics via grain boundary engineering
    Award Number: DE-EE0007545
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 7/12/2016
    Location(s): IL
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 20, 2016

    Software Development: a tool for smart integration of solar power
    Award Number: DE-EE0007595
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 7/12/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 20, 2016

    Fuel Cell Systems Analysis
    Award Number: DE-EE0007600
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 7/18/2016
    Location(s): VA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 19, 2016

    PowerAmerica Institute
    Award Number: DE-EE0006521
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6, B5.23
    Advanced Manufacturing Office
    Date: 6/13/2016
    Location(s): NC
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 19, 2016

    Dielectric Metasurface Concentrators
    Award Number: DE-EE0007341
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 6/13/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 5, 2016

    Device Architecture for Next-Generation CdTe PV
    Award Number: DE-EE0007543
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 6/21/2016
    Location(s): CO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 5, 2016

    Crosscutting Recombination Metrology for Expediting VOC Engineering
    Award Number: DE-EE0007541
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 6/21/2016
    Location(s): TX
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 5, 2016

    Aerosol Sealing in New Construction
    Award Number: DE-EE0007573
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.1
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 6/23/2016
    Location(s): MN
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • 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

    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