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September 5, 2014
Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman (sixth from left) joins in the groundbreaking of the world's largest post-combustion carbon capture facility | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department.
Petra Nova Project Breaks Ground on World’s Largest Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Project

The Houston-area Petra Nova project is designed to capture 1.4 million tons of CO2 per year -- making it the world's largest post-combustion carbon capture facility.

August 19, 2014
AWWA, WEF Utility Management Conference

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and Water Environment Federation (WEF) are hosting their annual conference in Austin, TX, on Feb. 17-20, 2015.

July 15, 2014
World’s Largest Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Project Begins Construction

Department of Energy Supported Project Will Capture 1.4 Million Tons of CO2 Annually

July 3, 2014
During his trip to Austin, Texas, on February 6, 2014, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz toured the Pecan Street Research Institute's Pike Powers Lab, a UT-Austin-affiliated facility with specialized capabilities for developing, testing and validating a wide range of smart grid, distributed energy and consumer electronics hardware and software. Pictured left to right: Pecan Street data group director Grant Fisher; Secretary Moniz; Pecan Street Chief Operating Officer Suzanne Russo; Pecan Street Chief Technology Officer Bert Haskell; and Scott Hinson, Director of the Pike Powers Laboratory and Center for Commercialization. | Photo by Marsha Miller, University of Texas at Austin.
Smart Grid Project Saves Money and Energy in Texas

Learn how a Recovery Act-funded project is helping consumers in Austin, Texas, save energy and money with a new smart grid system.

June 27, 2014
EIS-0487: Notices of Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement

Freeport LNG Liquefaction Project, Brazoria County, Texas

June 24, 2014
EIS-0501: FERC Project Update

Golden Pass LNG Export and Pipeline Project, Texas and Louisiana

June 13, 2014
EIS-0493: Draft Environmental Impact Statement

EIS-0493: Corpus Christi LNG Terminal and Pipeline Project, Nueces and San Patricio Counties, Texas

June 13, 2014
EIS-0493: Notice of Availability for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement

EIS-0493: Corpus Christi LNG Terminal and Pipeline Project, Nueces and San Patricio Counties, Texas

June 2, 2014
REEcycle

REEcycle is the first company to profitably reclaim neodymium and dysprosium, two critical rare earth elements necessary for a low carbon economy. Neodymium and dysprosium are essential for manufacturing more productive electric motors and more efficient wind turbines, reducing our dependence on coal, oil and natural gas to produce electricity.

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April 18, 2014
KAir Battery won the Southwest region of the Energy Department’s National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition for their large-scale stationary battery. | Photo courtesy of KAir Battery
KAir Battery Wins Southwest Regional Clean Energy Business Plan Competition

KAir Battery, a student team from Ohio State University, won the Southwest region of the Energy Department’s National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition for their innovative potassium-air stationary batteries that could be used for renewable energy systems.