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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 16, 2015

    NREL; International Institute for Energy System Integration (iiESI); NREL Tracking No. 15-026
    Award Number: DE-AC36-08GO28308
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
    Date: 07/16/15
    Location(s): CO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 16, 2015

    Engineering Clostridia For N-Butanol Production From Lignocellulosic Biomass And CO2
    Award Number: DE-EE0007005
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Bioenergy Technologies Office
    Date: 07/16/2015
    Location(s): OH
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 16, 2015

    Rotor-mounted Bat Impact Mitigation System
    Award Number: DE-EE0007034
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1, B3.3
    Wind Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 07/16/2015
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 15, 2015

    Wind Forecasting Improvement Project In Complex Terrain Near The Columbia River Gorge
    Award Number: DE-EE0006898
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1
    Wind Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 07/15/2015
    Location(s): CO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 13, 2015

    NREL- Wind Forecast Improvement Project in Complex Terrain (WFIP2) - NREL Tracking No. 15-020
    Award Number: DE-AC36-08GO28308
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.1
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
    Date: 07/13/15
    Location(s): OR
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 6, 2015

    Waste To Wisdom: Utilizing Forest Residues For The Production Of Bioenergy And Biobased Products
    Award Number: DE-EE0006297
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1
    Bioenergy Technologies Office
    Date: 07/06/2015
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • July 6, 2015

    Tandem Particle-Slurry Batch Reactors For Solar Water Splitting
    Award Number: DE-EE0006963
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 07/06/2015
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 26, 2015

    Energy Savings with Acceptable Indoor Air Quality Through Improved Air Flow Control
    Award Number: DE-EE0007057
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 06/26/2015
    Location(s): IL
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 26, 2015

    Ultrasonic Bat Deterrent Technology
    Award Number: DE-EE0007035
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.3, B3.6
    Wind Program
    Date: 06/26/2015
    Location(s): NY
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 24, 2015

    Advanced, Energy-Efficient Hybrid Membrane System for Industrial Water Reuse
    Award Number: DE-EE0005758
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.11, B3.6
    Advanced Manufacturing Office
    Date: 06/24/2015
    Location(s): NC
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 24, 2015

    Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Constructions
    Award Number: DE-EE0007056
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1, B3.6
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 06/24/2015
    Location(s): FL
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 22, 2015

    Optimized Comfort Systems for Low Load Homes
    Award Number: DE-EE0007058
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.1
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 06/22/2015
    Location(s): PA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 22, 2015

    Integrated Design: A High Performance Solution for Affordable Housing
    Award Number: DE-EE0007055
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.1, B5.1
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 06/22/2015
    Location(s): NY
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 17, 2015

    Texturizing Wind Turbine Towers to Reduce Bat Mortality
    Award Number: DE-EE0007033
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.3, B3.6
    Wind Program
    Date: 06/17/2015
    Location(s): TX
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 17, 2015

    Accelerating Market Adoption of Best-in-Class Building Technologies, the Technology Demonstration Initiative (TDI)
    Award Number: DE-EE0007065
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 06/17/2015
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 17, 2015

    Hydro Research Foundation University Research Awards - HRF - Northern Arizona University
    Award Number: DE-EE0002668/EE0006506
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Water Power Program
    Date: 06/17/2015
    Location(s): AZ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 17, 2015

    Hydro Research Foundation University Research Awards - HRF - Oregon State University 2
    Award Number: DE-EE0002668/EE0006506
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1, B3.6
    Water Power Program
    Date: 06/17/2015
    Location(s): OR
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 12, 2015

    Location, Location, Efficiency! (Milwaukee, WI)
    Award Number: DE-EE0007069
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 06/12/2015
    Location(s): WI
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 12, 2015

    High Performance Building Envelope Assemblies
    Award Number: DE-EE0007054, 7059, 7060
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6, B3.1
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 06/12/2015
    Location(s): MD
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 12, 2015

    An Integrated Approach to Offshore Wind Energy Assessment: Great Lakes 3D Wind Experiment
    Award Number: DE-EE0005379
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.1
    Wind Power Program
    Date: 06/12/2015
    Location(s): NY
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 11, 2015

    Accelerate Performance: Driving Demand For Proven Energy Performance
    Award Number: DE-EE0007068
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 06/11/2015
    Location(s): WI
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 11, 2015

    The Open Efficiency Initiative: Piloting an open source solution to overcome market barriers to commercial energy savings
    Award Number: DE-EE0007067
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 06/11/2015
    Location(s): NY
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 4, 2015

    Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation
    Award Number: DE-EE0006926
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B1.31, B3.6
    Advanced Manufacturing Office
    Date: 06/04/2015
    Location(s): TN
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 4, 2015

    Hydro Research Foundation University Research Awards - HRF - University of California Berkeley
    Award Number: DE-EE0002668/EE0006506
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Water Power Program
    Date: 06/04/2015
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • June 4, 2015

    Hydro Research Foundation University Research Awards - HRF - Colorado School of Mines
    Award Number: DE-EE0002668/EE0006506
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Water Power Program
    Date: 06/04/2015
    Location(s): CO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office