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August 27, 2014
CX-100038: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Sunlayar, Augmented Reality Edition; from poof-of-concept to Alpha
CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
Date: 08/27/2014
Location(s): California
Offices(s): Golden Field Office
Technology Office: Solar Energy Technologies
Award Number: DE-EE0006698

August 25, 2014
Fuel Cell Technologies Researcher Lightens Green Fuel Production

Research funded by EERE’s Fuel Cell Technologies Office has dramatically increased the efficiency of biofuel production by changing certain genes in algae to make them pale green.

August 18, 2014
CX-100019: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Determination of Rare Earths in Geothermal Brines and Evaluation of Potential Extraction Techniques
CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1, B3.6
Date: 08/18/2014
Location(s): California
Offices(s): Golden Field Office
Technology Office: Geothermal Technologies
Award Number: DE-EE0006750

August 15, 2014
NARUC Annual Meeting

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioneers (NARUC) is hosting its annual meeting in San Fransisco, CA, from Nov. 16-19, 2014. Registration and housing begins Aug. 27. 

 

August 13, 2014
CX-100036: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Perovskite Solar Cells for High-Efficiency Tandems
CX(s) Applied: B3.15
Date: 08/13/2014
Location(s): California
Offices(s): Golden Field Office
Technology Office: Solar Energy Technologies
Award Number: DE-EE0006707

July 31, 2014
EA-1975: Final Environmental Assessment

Linac Coherent Light Source-IL, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California

July 28, 2014
Dairy digester and engine genset at New Hope dairy farm. | Photo courtesy of Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Energy Department Works with Sacramento Municipal Utility District on Renewable Electricity Generation and Delivery

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) in Sacramento, California, is looking to local renewable resources to help meet its aggressive goal of supplying 37% of its power from renewables in 2020.

July 25, 2014
Carolyn Albiston is a computer scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).
Women @ Energy: Carolyn Albiston

"Promote yourself and your accomplishments. Ask someone specific to be your mentor, male or female. You can have more than one for different purposes. Most people are flattered to be asked."

July 11, 2014
Faranak Nekoogar, Ph.D. is the lead researcher on Ultra-wideband Technology at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Women @ Energy: Faranak Nekoogar

"Technical leaders need to be independent thinkers and doers, and we must encourage young women to be ambitious and not get discouraged by minor setbacks that might arise from a male dominated field of engineering. Overcoming hurdles, both technical and cultural, can be an enjoyable and enriching experience for women in STEM."

June 27, 2014
Neda Gray is the Information Systems Security Officer for the Operations and Business Principle Associate Directorate (PAD).
Women @ Energy: Neda Gray

" If we can convince mothers and fathers to treat their daughters and sons equally, to instill in them a sense of value for education, responsibility for their actions and decisions, love for others (not only family members), and a desire for spiritual enlightenment, we can begin to change the world."