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November 25, 2020
Coal Plants of Future
Coal Plants of the Future
Coal Plants of the Future
October 14, 2020
U.S. Department of Energy Issues a Request for Information for Enhanced Weathering Research Opportunities
U.S. Department of Energy Issues a Request for Information for Enhanced Weathering Research Opportunities
October 5, 2020
DOE Awards $1.95M for Conceptual Designs that Extract Critical Minerals and Rare Earth Elements from Coal Sources
FE selected 13 projects to receive $1.95M to develop conceptual designs of commercially viable technologies that will extract REEs from coal.
September 22, 2020
Department of Energy Announces $122 Million for Regional Initiative to Produce Rare Earth Elements and Critical Minerals
Department of Energy Announces $122 Million for Regional Initiative to Produce Rare Earth Elements and Critical Minerals
September 1, 2020
Department of Energy Invests $72 Million in Carbon Capture Technologies
DOE announces the award of approximately $72 million in federal funding to support the development and advancement of carbon capture technologies.
August 19, 2020
Department of Energy Issues Request for Information for Materials that Withstand Harsh Environments
DOE announced a RFI about advances in components, systems, and products that can withstand harsh environments and extended service lifetimes.
August 19, 2020
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Kentucky, and Penn State University Receive $10M to Develop Coal-Derived Carbon Products
This research will investigate all aspects of coal-derived carbon fiber production.
August 11, 2020
Department of Energy Selects Additional Project to Enable Near-Zero Water Consumption of Power Plants
FE selected one additional project to receive $1.5M under the second closing of DE-FOA-0002001.000001.
July 30, 2020
U.S. Department of Energy Invests $2 Million to Find Beneficial Uses for Coal Combustion Residuals
DOE selected two projects to receive approximately $2M in federal funding for cost-shared R&D projects under FOA 2190.
July 17, 2020
DOE Invests $118 Million in 21st Century Technologies for Carbon-Neutral Electricity and Hydrogen Produced from Coal
Today the U.S. Department of Energy announced $118 million in federal funding to support the Coal FIRST Initiative.
June 16, 2020
DOE Invests $17 Million to Advance Carbon Utilization Projects
11 projects selected to receive approximately $17 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects for carbon utilization.
May 29, 2020
DOE to Provide $30 Million to Develop Small-Scale Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems and Hybrid Energy Systems
Department of Energy announces $30 million in funding for R&D to advance small-scale solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) hybrid energy systems.
May 27, 2020
U.S. Department of Energy Invests $6M to Support Training of the Next Generation of Energy Scientists
FE selected 12 projects to receive approximately $6 million in federal funding for DE-FOA-0002193.
May 26, 2020
U.S. Department of Energy Selects Technology Projects to Receive $10M for Extreme Environment Materials Research
FE selected two projects to receive approximately $10 million in federal funding for FOA 2192 Extreme Environment Materials for Power Generation.
May 18, 2020
DOE Announces Intent to Commit $81 Million for Coal FIRST Design Development
The Office of Fossil Energy has announced its intention to commit approximately $81 million for cost-shared R&D projects for Draft FOA 2180.
April 24, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $131 Million for CCUS Technologies
Today, DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy announced up to $131 million for carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) and R&D projects.
April 22, 2020
Energy Department Issues Request for Proposal for Conceptual Designs Aimed at Rare Earth Production from Coal-Based Resources
Energy Department Issues Request for Proposal for Conceptual Designs Aimed at Rare Earth Production from Coal-Based Resources
April 13, 2020
U.S. Department of Energy Announces Up to $14M for Advanced Coal Processing Technologies
FE announced up to $14M in federal funding under the FOA DE-FOA-0002185, Advanced Coal Processing Technologies.
March 20, 2020
Rare Earth Elements (REEs)
New REE Extraction Tests Show Promise for Efficiency & Cost Savings
The Lab has funded and supported multiple projects across the Nation to extract REEs from coal and coal-related by-products.
March 10, 2020
U.S. Department of Energy Selects Technology Project to Receive $1.5M for Near-Zero Water Consumption at Power Plants
The Office of Fossil Energy selected a project to receive $1.5M for near-zero water consumption at coal-fired power plants.
February 11, 2020
Department of Energy Issues Request for Information for Biomass Co-Firing Emission Profiles and Impacts on Carbon Capture
The Office of Fossil Energy has issued a request for information for coal/biomass co-firing emission profiles and their impacts on carbon capture.
February 11, 2020
President Requests $930.7 Million for Fossil Energy Programs
This is an overview of the Office of Fossil Energy's FY 2021 Budget Request.
February 4, 2020
U.S. Department of Energy Plans to Issue $4M to Improve Coal Combustion Residuals Management
The Office of Fossil Energy to provide $4 million for projects to improve coal combustion residuals management.
January 29, 2020
Energy Department Selects Advanced Turbine Technology Projects to Receive $9M
The Office of Fossil Energy has selected two projects to receive about $9M to develop advance, highly efficient, turbine-based technologies.
January 28, 2020
Energy Department Announces Additional $3M for Projects to Create New Market Opportunities for Coal
The Office of Fossil Energy has selected three additional projects to receive $3M to develop innovative uses for coal.