Diverse Group of Entrepreneurs Receive $21.8 Million as part of Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs
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FOTW #1238, May 16, 2022: The Average Nationwide Monthly Gasoline Price Was Highest in July 2008 When Adjusted for Inflation
July 2008 marked the highest nationwide average gasoline price ($5.10 per gallon) when adjusted for inflation.
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FOTW #1237, May 9, 2022: Fuel Economy for All Vehicle Classes Has Improved Substantially Over the Past Two Decades
In 1975, the sedan/wagon class had the highest average fuel economy of all new light-duty vehicles produced, at 13.5 miles per gallon (mpg).
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FOTW #1236, May 2, 2022: In 2021, 12.5% of New Light-Duty Vehicle Registrations in California were Plug-in Electric Vehicles
In California, 12.5% of new light-duty vehicle registrations were plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) in 2021.
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FOTW #1235, April 25, 2022: Motor Vehicles Were the Top Commodity by Value Shipped from Seven States
The top commodity by value shipped out of Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Georgia, Missouri, Alabama, and Maryland in 2020 was motor vehicles.
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Collegiate Engineering Teams Will Compete to Advance Clean Transportation Technology and Accelerate the Equitable Transition to Electric Vehicles
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FOTW #1234, April 18, 2022: Volumetric Energy Density of Lithium-ion Batteries Increased by More than Eight Times Between 2008 and 2020
Volumetric energy density refers to the amount of energy that can be contained within a given volume.
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FOTW #1233, April 11, 2022: Texas Leads the Nation in Both Crude Oil Production and Electricity Generation
As the transportation sector shifts from fossil fuels toward electrification, it is increasingly important to consider the distribution of electricity generation, in addition to the production of crude oil.
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Following increased domestic production of petroleum in the United States and the repeal of the Crude Oil Export Ban in December 2015, overall net imports of petroleum have declined.
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Biden Administration, U.S. Department of Energy to Invest $3 Billion to Strengthen U.S. Supply Chain for Advanced Batteries for Vehicles and Energy Storage
February 11, 2022
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will fund projects that bolster domestic battery manufacturing and recycling to support growing electric vehicle and storage demand
February 3, 2022
Batteries play two key roles in the clean energy revolution: They power electric vehicles, and they can store clean energy so it can be dispatched...
November 1, 2021
25 Research, Development, and Demonstration Projects Will Advance Electrification of Freight Trucks, Reduce Vehicle Emissions and Improve Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
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.
August 16, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes announced $59 million for 43 projects for new...
June 25, 2019
Projects will strengthen partnerships between National Laboratories and private sector companies to deploy promising technologies to the marketplace.
April 3, 2019
Funding opportunity seeks projects to address priorities in advanced batteries and electric drive systems, energy efficient mobility systems and more.
Department of Energy Announces $50 Million for Commercial Truck, Off-road Vehicle, and Gaseous Fuels Research
March 1, 2019
Funding opportunity addresses priorities in gaseous fuels research, including natural gas, biopower, and hydrogen; and more.
January 17, 2019
Efforts aim to reclaim and recycle critical materials from lithium-based battery technology used in consumer electronics, defense, and more.
September 5, 2018
Projects support DOE's goal to invest in early-stage research of transportation technologies that can give families and businesses greater choice.