Hurricane Irene struck the East coast last Friday, making landfall in North Carolina. Over the weekend, the storm traveled up the East Coast and into the mid-Atlantic and New England areas of the U.S. In response to Irene, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Virginia declared a State of Emergency.
Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at County Facilities CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 08/31/2011 Location(s): Fairfax County, Virginia Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant- Electric Vehicle Pilot in County Fleet CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 08/31/2011 Location(s): Arlington County, Virginia Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office
WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture have awarded 10 grants totaling $12.2 million to spur research into improving the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of growing biofuel and bioenergy crops. The investments are part of a broader effort by the Obama administration to develop domestic renewable energy and advanced biofuels, providing a more secure future for America’s energy needs and creating new opportunities for the American farming industry.
Approximately 50 people attended a demonstration of a technology called "ultrasonic machining" at AREVA's Technical Training Center on June 9, 2011. The technology, originally developed by the Edison Welding Institute (EWI), applies ultrasonic acoustic vibrations to traditional machining processes to reduce friction and improve performance.
Development of Advanced Systems for Preprocessing and Characterizing Coal-Biomass Mixtures CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 08/01/2011 Location(s): Blacksburg, Virginia Office(s): Fossil Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory