Office of Fossil Energy

News

DOE Invests $34 Million to Develop Small-Scale Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Systems
DOE announced the selection of 12 projects to receive federal funding for the Office of Fossil Energy’s SOFC Program.
September 15, 2020
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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.
September 1, 2020
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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
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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 19, 2020
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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.
August 11, 2020
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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 30, 2020
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Trump Administration Releases Policy Extending LNG Export Term to 2050
President Trump announced the Department of Energy is issuing a final policy statement about liquefied natural gas exports.
July 29, 2020
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DOE Issues a Request for Information about Hydrogen Technology Opportunities and Research Needs
Fossil Energy announced a request for information about hydrogen technology opportunities and research needs.
July 23, 2020
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DOE Issues Request for Information on Workforce Development Needs Within the High-Performance Materials Supply Chain
DOE issues RFI to understand workforce development needs within the high-performance materials supply chain
July 20, 2020
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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.
July 17, 2020
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Blog

NETL-Supported Project Develops Flexible Rare Earth Element Extraction Method from Low-Rank Coal Ash
NETL-Supported Project Develops Flexible REE Extraction Method from Low-Rank Coal Ash
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DOE Field Laboratory on Alaska’s North Slope Demonstrates Early Success Using Polymer Flood for Heavy Oil EOR
DOE and its partners are investing in the first-ever polymer flood field pilot on the Alaska North Slope.
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Produced Water: From a Waste to a Resource
FE is funding several R&D projects aimed at reducing the cost of treating and reusing produced water.
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The MLEF Experience – Part II
Since 1995, almost 1,000 students have supported DOE in helping the Nation meet the energy challenges of the future through this research fellowship.
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The MLEF Experience
MLEF alumni share their experiences, project summaries, and advice for future program participants.
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NETL-Supported Project Develops Promising REE Extraction Method from Coal Refuse
Researchers developed a safe and efficient processing technology that extracts and concentrates rare earth elements from coal refuse material.
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In Case You Missed It (ICYMI)
ICYMI, we hope you enjoy catching up on some of FE’s highlights from this quarter.
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NETL-funded Cooperative Agreement Develops New Rare Earth Element Extraction Sorbent
Wayne State University (WSU) researchers produced a potentially economically viable concentration of rare earth elements from domestic coal fly ash.
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3 Ways Fossil Energy Ensures U.S. Energy Security
Three examples that highlight how the Office of Fossil Energy's work helps ensure the Nation’s energy security.
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How the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Helps Oil Refiners Weather the Storm
How the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Helps Oil Refiners Weather the Storm
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Fun and interesting facts about fossil energy and FE research

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16,067,208 Metric Tons of CO2 Injected as of January 3, 2018
16,067,208 Metric Tons of CO2 has been Injected as of January 3, 2018.
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Solicitations and Business Opportunities
Get information on funding and business opportunities with the Office of Fossil Energy
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Infographics

INFOGRAPHIC: Liquefied Natural Gas
Liquefied Natural Gas Infographic
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INFOGRAPHIC: Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage
Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Infographic.
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INFOGRAPHIC: Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship
Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) infographic
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INFOGRAPHIC: Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Strategic Petroleum Reserve: Providing Energy Security for America
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INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Uses for Artificial Intelligence
5 Uses for Artificial Intelligence You've Never Heard Of
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INFOGRAPHIC: Direct Air Capture
Direct Air Capture Infographic
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INFOGRAPHIC: Products Made from Oil and Natural Gas
Products made from oil and natural gas infographic
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INFOGRAPHIC: Produced Water
Produced Water Infographic
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Appalachian Petrochemical Renaissance
The Appalachian Petrochemical Renaissance Infographic
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INFOGRAPHIC: Coal-Fired Plants of the Future
INFOGRAPHIC: Coal-Fired Plants of the Future
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INFOGRAPHIC: Fossil Fuels and American Energy Dominance
INFOGRAPHIC: Fossil Fuels and American Energy Dominance
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INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Things Made from Coal and Coal By-Products
Infographic: 10 Things Made from Coal and Coal By-Products
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INFOGRAPHIC: Fossil Fuels Fight the Freeze
This infographic details how fossil fuels were used to meet the increased power demand during the cold snap at the beginning of the year.
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Acid Rain Story
Infographic: The Acid Rain Story
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INFOGRAPHIC: Rare Earth Elements from Coal?
INFOGRAPHIC: Rare Earth Elements from Coal?
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INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Facts About the Impact of DOE Research and the Shale Revolution
From a Diamond Drill Bit to a Renaissance in American Manufacturing: 5 Facts About the Impact of DOE Research and the Shale Revolution.
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INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Things You May Not Know About Coal
INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Things You May Not Know About Coal
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