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
Washington, D.C. - On Thursday evening a team of students from Virginia Tech University learned they received top honors when they were named the overall winners of EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge after designing and building an extended-range electric vehicle (EREV) using E85 (ethanol). Virginia Tech competed against 15 other universities to take home the top prize of the three-year competition sponsored by the Department of Energy and General Motors. This unique competition helps train students and engineers to become the next generation of workers the U.S.
State Energy Program American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Program Administration CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11, B2.2, B5.1 Date: 05/13/2011 Location(s): Virginia Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory