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Energy Department Selects 11 Projects to Receive $3.3M for High Performance Computing Research
DOE selects 11 projects to receive $3.3M through the HPC4EI initiative for high performance computing research.
June 22, 2020
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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.
June 16, 2020
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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 29, 2020
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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 27, 2020
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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 26, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Issues Request for Information for Water Security Grand Challenge Thermoelectric Cooling Prize
DOE seeks public comment on the design of a prize competition aimed at lowering water use in thermoelectric power plants.
May 18, 2020
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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.
May 18, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy to Provide $6M for Research to Develop Energy Storage Technologies
$6 million in federal funding is available for (FOA) DE-FOA-0002332, Energy Storage for Fossil Power Generation.
May 11, 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 24, 2020
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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 22, 2020
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Blog

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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Recovering REEs from Coal Fly Ash Using Acid Digestion and Electrowinning Processes
BMI and RES demonstrated that developing a process for recovering REEs from domestic coal ash sources is possible.
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Developing Robust Energy Storage Systems for Fossil Fuel Plants
The Office of Fossil Energy is managing an Advanced Energy Storage Program that is focused on integrating energy storage with fossil assets.
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3 Ways We’re Working To Mitigate Carbon Dioxide Emissions
FE has a comprehensive portfolio of technological solutions that help keep CO2 emissions out of the atmosphere.
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FE Honored with Gears of Government Awards
Four employees and one team from the Office of Fossil Energy were selected as 2020 Gears of Government Award winners.
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NETL-Supported REE Extraction Project Exceeds Expectations
One of the many projects supported by the Department's NETL demonstrates that rare earth elements can be successfully produced from coal.
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NETL Supports Research Triangle Institute’s Exploration of Nanofiltration REE Extraction
NETL Supports Research Triangle Institute’s Exploration of Nanofiltration REE Extraction
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In Case You Missed It (ICYMI)
ICYMI: 2020 First Quarter Edition
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Using Artificial Intelligence in Fossil Energy R&D
5 Uses For Artificial Intelligence You've Never Head Of
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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.
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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
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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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