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Department of Energy Partners with Youngstown State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Support Battery Manufacturing Workforce
January 20, 2021
The $1 million project will assist in the development of an Energy Storage Workforce Innovation Center, a training center based in the Midwest.
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FOTW# 1169, January 18, 2021: Vermont Had the Highest Number of Public Electric Vehicle Chargers per Capita in November 2020
January 18, 2021
The number of public electric vehicle (EV) chargers across the country has been growing.
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Battery Recycling Prize Phase III Rules Released
January 13, 2021
Battery Recycling Prize Phase III Rules governing Phase III, the final phase in the Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize.
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FOTW# 1168, January 11, 2021: Average New Light Truck Price in 2019 was 43% Higher than the Average New Car Price
January 11, 2021
Prices for new light trucks, which include pickups, vans, and sport utility vehicles (SUVs), averaged 43% more than new cars in 2019.
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FOTW# 1167, January 4, 2021: Median Driving Range of All-Electric Vehicles Tops 250 Miles for Model Year 2020
January 4, 2021
Since 2011, improvements in battery technologies and overall EV efficiency have led to an expanding number of EV models and increased driving ranges.
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FOTW# 1166, December 28, 2020: Model Year 2020 Light-Duty Vehicles Offered Consumers a Wide Range of Fuel Economy Choices
December 28, 2020
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes a minimum and maximum combined city/highway fuel economy for each vehicle size class.
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Energy Department Awards $6 Million to Develop Training Programs for Professionals Working with New Energy Technologies
December 22, 2020
DOE awarded approximately $6 million to five organizations that will develop training programs for emergency responders, building managers and owners.
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FOTW# 1165, December 21, 2020: When Adjusted for Inflation, the Price of Gasoline in 2019 was Similar to the Price in 1929
December 21, 2020
When adjusted for inflation (constant dollars), the price of gasoline in 2019 was only nine cents higher than in 1929.
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Battery Recycling Prize Announces Phase II Prize Winners
December 17, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy's VTO and AMO announced the seven winners of the Battery Recycling Prize Phase II
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FOTW# 1164, December 14, 2020: The Effect of Cold Temperatures on Fuel Economy
December 14, 2020
Winter driving conditions and cold temperatures can have a significant effect on a vehicle’s fuel economy.
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Energy Department Awards $6 Million to Develop Training Programs for Professionals Working with New Energy Technologies
DOE awarded approximately $6 million to five organizations that will develop training programs for emergency responders, building managers and owners.
December 22, 2020
DOE Announces $59 Million and 43 projects to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes announced $59 million for 43 projects for new...
August 16, 2019
Department of Energy Announces 2019 Technology Commercialization Fund Projects
Projects will strengthen partnerships between National Laboratories and private sector companies to deploy promising technologies to the marketplace.
June 25, 2019
DOE Announces $59 Million to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
Funding opportunity seeks projects to address priorities in advanced batteries and electric drive systems, energy efficient mobility systems and more.
April 3, 2019