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July 15, 2014
Commission to Review the Effectiveness of the National Energy Laboratories Inaugural Meeting

10:30 – 10:45 AM Welcome and Introduction of the Commission
Secretary Ernest J. Moniz
Commission Co-chairs, T.J. Glauthier and Jared Cohon

10:45 – 11:15 AM Senate Appropriations Staff - Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
Douglas Clapp, Majority Clerk
Leland Cogliani, Majority Professional Staff
Thomas Craig, Minority Clerk

11:15 – 11:45 AM House Appropriations Staff - Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
Taunja Berquam, Minority Clerk

July 14, 2014
Biomass 2014: Growing the Future Bioeconomy

Register for Biomass 2014 today and don’t miss your chance to take part in this important event that will help move the nation to a more secure, sustainable, and economically sound future.

July 9, 2014
Waste-to-Energy Forum

The tenth in a series of planned U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy-sponsored strategic energy development forums, this Tribal Leader Forum will focus on waste-to-energy technology and project opportunities for Indian Tribes. The forum will give tribal leaders and staff an opportunity to hear directly from key DOE programs that are responsible for waste-to-energy technology and project deployment, as well as other federal agencies with an interest in helping Tribes resolve waste management issues.   

July 8, 2014
Department of Energy Cites Fluor-B&W Portsmouth, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations

The Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Fluor-B&W Portsmouth, LLC (FBP) for three violations of worker safety and health regulations associated with an incident at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, Ohio.

July 7, 2014
2014 Directory of Potential Stakeholders for DOE Actions under NEPA Issued

The Stakeholder Directory, now in its 31th edition, identifies contacts in federal agencies; states, territories, and state government associations; and nongovernmental organizations for reviewing environmental impact statements and environmental assessments, and for other NEPA public involvement and consultation activities.

July 3, 2014
September 5, 2014 SEAB Meeting


8:30 AM
Welcome & Response to SEAB activities
Secretary Ernest J. Moniz

9:15 AM
John Deutch, SEAB Co-Chair

9:30 AM
Updates from SEAB Task Force Chairs
Albert Carnesale - Nuclear Nonproliferation Task Force
Richard Meserve – Technology Development for Environmental
Management Task Force
Paul Joskow – QER Task Force
John Deutch – National Labs Task Force

10:00 AM
Public Comment Period

July 3, 2014
Energy Department Makes Additional $4 Billion in Loan Guarantees Available for Innovative Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects

Washington D.C. — In support of the President’s Climate Action Plan, the Department of Energy issued a loan guarantee solicitation today, making as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees available for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases.

July 2, 2014
Harry Bergmann (first from right) helped the Xenergy team from the University of California at Santa Barbara win two Better Buildings Case Competition awards. Harry is now working as a project manager for The Energy Coalition.
4 Questions for a Better Buildings Case Competition Student Participant: Harry Bergmann

Meet Harry Bergmann, recent graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara find out how the Better Buildings Case Competition helped him prepare for his new career in the clean energy sector.

July 1, 2014
Energy Department Offers Conditional Commitment to Cape Wind Offshore Wind Generation Project

The Department of Energy today announced the first step toward issuing a $150 million loan guarantee to support the construction of the Cape Wind offshore wind project with a conditional commitment to Cape Wind Associates, LLC.