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Energy Department Announces up to $3.5M for Nuclear-Compatible Hydrogen Production
$3.5 million now available for hydrogen production research and development that is compatible with nuclear energy sources.
May 24, 2018
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Energy Department Announces Funding to Foster Lab-Industry Partnerships
Today DOE announced up to $2 million in funding for the third cohort of the Technologist in Residence program.
May 24, 2018
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The Ohio State Wins EcoCAR 3 Competition
The Ohio State took first place in the final year of EcoCAR 3, an Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition.
May 23, 2018
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Energy Department Announces Nearly $13 Million in Small Business Research and Development for EERE
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is announcing nearly $13 million for Small Business Research and Development projects.
May 21, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $72 Million to Advance High-Temperature Concentrating Solar Power Systems
New systems would enable significant progress toward 2030 goals.
May 15, 2018
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The California State University Maritime Academy Blows Away Competition at 3rd Biennial Collegiate Wind Competition
More than 200 competitors integrated real-world engineering test scenarios to create the best wind turbine design.
May 11, 2018
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Energy Department Celebrates Energy Efficiency Progress of Better Buildings Initiative Partners
DOE announced progress made by 900+ organizations that are driving energy efficiency in the U.S. economy through the Better Buildings Initiative.
May 10, 2018
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Department of Energy Announces $11.5 Million for Integrated Residential Building Systems Research
Today DOE announced up to $11.5 million to support early-stage research and validation of energy performance improvements in residential buildings.
May 10, 2018
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Department of Energy Selects $3 Million in Research Projects to Advance Biofuels, Bioenergy, and Biobased Products
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $3 million in funding for advanced biofuels, bioenergy, and biobased products.
May 9, 2018
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Energy Department’s Cyclotron Road Selects 13 New Innovators to Join Fourth Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program Cohort
Today DOE announced the fourth cohort of Cyclotron Road, a program to train innovative postdoctoral researchers to be entrepreneurs.
May 9, 2018
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Industrial Assessment Centers Adapt to Aid Puerto Rico Recovery
One of DOE's Industrial Assessment Centers is assisting with Puerto Rico's recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria in September 2017.
May 21, 2018
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Space Exploration, Powered by Combined Heat and Power
DOE partnered with NASA's Johnson Space Center to launch a new combined heat and power plant to generate 70% of the center's electricity.
May 17, 2018
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WasteLESS Tech’s Coating to Reduce Water Consumption Wins the Allegheny Region Cleantech University Prize Collegiate Competition
Penn State University’s WasteLESS Tech took home the top $50,000 prize at the 2018 Allegheny Cleantech University Prize collegiate competition.
May 16, 2018
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DOE Seeks Feedback on the Use of Challenges and Prize Competitions to Address Critical Water Issues
DOE is seeking feedback on how to tackle barriers that may prevent long-term access to low-cost water.
May 11, 2018
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5 Facts About the Collegiate Wind Competition
Collegiate Wind Competition helps undergraduates learn the real-world skills they need to grow America's energy economy.
May 3, 2018
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Ask A Scientist: Karma Sawyer, Building Technologies Office
Karma Sawyer is the Program Manager for Emerging Technologies.
April 18, 2018
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Expanded Electric Vehicle Access in the American West
An infrastructure that can support 20,000 electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids is now coming to the West.
March 5, 2018
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A Pathway to Zero Energy Schools
Zero energy buildings are defined by the Building Technologies Office (BTO) as extremely energy-efficient buildings.
February 28, 2018
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5 Questions with Robyn Hebron
Robyn Hebron sat down with us recently for a brief discussion as part of a Black History Month Blog Series.
February 27, 2018
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Ask an Energy Auditor: 5 Questions with Ethan Heslep, Community Housing Partners
Ethan Heslep has been an Energy Auditor with Community Housing Partners (CHP) Energy Solutions for the last eight years.
February 26, 2018
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