For the past two years, a team of professors and graduate students at Virginia Tech, in close consultation with industry, have been developing BEMOSS through a DOE Building Technologies Office award. The goal: make it easier for smaller building owners to use low-cost building automation or energy management systems to cut their energy costs.
Energy Department Buoy Holds Record for Longest Single Deployment After Collecting 19 Months of Data Off Virginia Coast
One of two research buoys commissioned by the Energy Department's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has ended a 19-month deployment off Virginia Beach, Virginia. During this time, the heavily instrumented buoy collected a wealth of information, which forms the first publicly accessible database to help improve offshore turbine development and reduce barriers to private investment in the offshore wind industry.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting a two-day training on the proposed federal plan and model rules for the Clean Power Plan. Some topics covered include the Clean Energy Incentive Program, stakeholder Perspective on the Clean Power Plan, organizing and developing effective public comments, and other resources.
The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is planning to host a workshop at the Westin Alexandria on 2-3 December, 2015. This 2-day workshop will focus on the on the advanced manufacturing technology topic of High Value Roll To Roll (HV R2R). Categories for discussion include Advanced Deposition Processing and Printing, Unique Metrology and Quality Systems, and Continuous Processing/Process Development Needs.