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June 13, 2018
Department of Energy Seeks Feedback on Regulatory Barriers to Hydrogen Infrastructure
Goal is to identify priority research and development areas to reduce the regulatory barriers affecting the implementation of hydrogen technologies.
June 12, 2018
Simulation on jet exhaust
Report: DOE Basic Research Key to Modern Technologies
40-year review stresses importance of discovery science.
June 8, 2018
Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Launches America’s New Top Supercomputer for Science
Summit will have a peak performance of 200,000 trillion calculations per second—or 200 petaflops.
June 7, 2018
Department of Energy Launches $3 Million Prize Competition to Boost Domestic Solar Manufacturing
Entrepreneurial individuals and teams will compete through a series of three successive prize contests designed to develop American-made products.
June 4, 2018
Department of Energy Announces 10 Projects to Support Advanced Nuclear Reactor Power Plants
ARPA-E provides up to $24 million for technologies to enable lower cost, safer advanced nuclear plant designs.
May 30, 2018
Executive Order 13800 on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure: Assessment of Electricity Disru...
Report on addressing the mounting risk of cyber-attacks and threats to the U.S. electric grid.
May 24, 2018
Department of Energy Launches Two New Clean Energy Initiatives at Ninth Clean Energy Ministerial
The Energy Department launched two new clean energy initiatives for nuclear and carbon capture at the ninth Clean Energy Ministerial in Copenhagen.
May 21, 2018
The U. S. Department of Energy Announces $34 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants
Department of Energy announces grants totaling $34 million will be awarded to 183 small businesses in 41 states for Phase 1 research & development.
May 15, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $72 Million to Advance High-Temperature Concentrating Solar Power Systems
New systems would enable significant progress toward 2030 goals.
May 11, 2018
Cal state maritime wins collegiate wind competition
The California State University Maritime Academy Blows Away Competition at 3rd Biennial Collegiate Wind Competition
More than 200 competitors integrated real-world engineering test scenarios to create the best wind turbine design.
May 10, 2018
Energy Department White House Summit
Under Secretary Paul Dabbar Participates in White House Summit: AI for American Industry
Representatives at the summit included both the tech companies developing AI technologies, and American industry leaders.
May 9, 2018
C3E Announces Texas A&M Energy Institute Joining Collaborative Effort to Advance Women’s Leadership in Clean Energy
New collaboration with the Texas A&M Energy Institute will broaden the geographic reach and diversity representation of the United States C3E program.
May 8, 2018
Department of Energy Seeks Information on Small-Scale Modular Coal-Based Power Plants of the Future
The Department of Energy issued a Request for Information (RFI) on the development of small-scale, modular coal-based power plants of the future.
May 3, 2018
Secretary Perry Announces Up to $78 Million for Bioenergy Research Funding Opportunities
Four funding opportunities support early-stage bioenergy research and development.
May 2, 2018
Department of Energy to Invest $30 Million in Quantum Science Initiative
Research will help lay the groundwork for future computing.
May 1, 2018
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $68.5 Million for Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
The Energy Department announced $68.5 million for advanced vehicle technologies supporting affordable mobility, energy security, and economic growth.
May 1, 2018
Department of Energy Announces Funding to Support Long-Duration Energy Storage
ARPA-E provides up to $30 million to develop storage technologies for secure, resilient grid.
April 30, 2018
Undersecretary of Energy Menezes Announces $23 Million in New Funding to Advance Marine Energy Technologies
The Energy Department announced $23 million to support marine energy industry advancement in wave, tidal, ocean and river current technologies.
April 30, 2018
National Science Bowl champions
Students from Massachusetts and Washington Win DOE’s 28th National Science Bowl®
Successful competition highlights importance of investing in the next generation of leaders in science
April 30, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $19 Million for Advanced Battery and Electrification Research to Enable Extreme Fast Charging
Selected research projects are focused on developing electric vehicle systems that can recharge rapidly at high power levels.
April 27, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $34 Million for Innovation Building Technologies Research and Development
Funding will help support Administration’s goal to drive U.S. leadership in energy-saving building technologies.
April 27, 2018
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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $60 Million for U.S. Industry Awards in Support of Advanced Nuclear Technology Development
The U.S. Department of Energy has selected 13 projects to receive about $60 million in funding for cost-shared R&D for advanced nuclear technologies.
April 26, 2018
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Chairman Francois Jacq of France’s CEA Sign Statements of Intent on Advanced Fast Neutron Sodium-Coo...
The signing ushers in a new era of DOE-CEA research and development (R&D) cooperation with enhanced collaboration.
April 25, 2018
Department of Energy Cites Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) for Worker Safety and Health Program Violations
Energy Department issues preliminary Notice of Violation to Bechtel National Inc. for violations of worker safety and health requirements.
April 23, 2018
Geothermal energy technologies
Department of Energy Announces $14.5 Million to Advance Geothermal Drilling Technologies
New projects to support accelerating the research and development of innovative geothermal energy technologies in America.