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DOE Awards Contract for Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Infrastructure Support Services

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 17:45
June 17, 2015DOE Awards Contract for Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Infrastructure Support Services

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to Swift & Staley, Inc. of Kevil, Kentucky, for the performance of infrastructure support services at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) in Paducah, Kentucky.

DOE Awards Contract for Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Infrastructure Support Services

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 17:45
June 17, 2015DOE Awards Contract for Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Infrastructure Support Services

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to Swift & Staley, Inc. of Kevil, Kentucky, for the performance of infrastructure support services at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) in Paducah, Kentucky.

Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity for Innovative Bioenergy Technologies

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 15:41
June 17, 2015Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity for Innovative Bioenergy Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announces its intent to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) targeting innovative technologies and solutions to help advance bioenergy development.

Department of Energy Cites UT-Battelle, LLC, for Worker Safety and Health Program Violations

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 15:01
June 17, 2015Department of Energy Cites UT-Battelle, LLC, for Worker Safety and Health Program Violations

Energy Department issues a Preliminary Notice of Violation to UT-Battelle, LLC, (UTB) for violations of worker safety and health requirements.

Webinar June 25: H2 Refuel H-Prize Overview and Q&A

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:17
June 17, 2015Webinar June 25: H2 Refuel H-Prize Overview and Q&A

The Fuel Cell Technologies Office will present a live webinar entitled "H2 Refuel H-Prize Overview and Q&A" on Thursday, June 25, from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Learn all about the $1 million H2 Refuel 2014–2016 H-Prize competition, which challenges America’s innovators to deploy an on-site hydrogen generation system, using electricity or natural gas, to fuel hydrogen vehicles that can be used in homes, community centers, retail sites, or similar locations.

DOE Announces Webinars on Overcoming Wind Siting Challenges, Benchmarking and Transparency, and More

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:38
June 17, 2015DOE Announces Webinars on Overcoming Wind Siting Challenges, Benchmarking and Transparency, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce.

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) to Be Displayed on June 22 During Sustainable Transportation Day

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:40
June 16, 2015Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) to Be Displayed on June 22 During Sustainable Transportation Day

On June 22, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE’s) Fuel Cell, Bioenergy, and Vehicle Technologies Offices will host a Sustainable Transportation Day showcasing EERE’s strategic investments in sustainable transportation technologies.

Energy Department Announces New Initiatives as Part of Administration’s Clean Energy Investment Summit

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 09:52
June 16, 2015Energy Department Announces New Initiatives as Part of Administration’s Clean Energy Investment Summit

Announcing several new initiatives, including the Clean Energy Impact Investment Center, to help spur the next generation of clean energy innovation as part of the Clean Energy Investment Summit.

GSA Issues New Request for Proposals to Bring 3 Megawatts of Solar to Federal Buildings in Washington, D.C.

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 12:41
June 15, 2015GSA Issues New Request for Proposals to Bring 3 Megawatts of Solar to Federal Buildings in Washington, D.C.

On June 9, 2015, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) issued a request for proposal (RFP) for the procurement of electricity produced by solar photovoltaic arrays to be constructed by the selected bidder that will bring approximately 3 megawatts of solar energy across 18 federal buildings in Washington, D.C.

Department of Energy Selects Small Business to Provide Demolition and Remediation Services at the East Tennessee Technical Park K-732 Switchyard

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 17:30
June 11, 2015Department of Energy Selects Small Business to Provide Demolition and Remediation Services at the East Tennessee Technical Park K-732 Switchyard

Cincinnati – The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) contract to CTI and Associates, Inc. of Wixom, MI, a Minority Owned small business under the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Program.

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Presents Annual Merit Review Awards

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 09:19
June 11, 2015Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Presents Annual Merit Review Awards

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program presented its annual awards at the 2015 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, known as the AMR, on June 9.

Winning Team Announced for 2015 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge Pilot

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 14:57
June 9, 2015Winning Team Announced for 2015 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge Pilot

Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Director Jonathan Male announced the winner and finalists of the 2015 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge Pilot in a special webinar awards ceremony on June 3, 2015.

Energy Department Announces Funding to Develop Aggregate Purchasing Models

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 17:06
June 8, 2015Energy Department Announces Funding to Develop Aggregate Purchasing Models

The Energy Department today announced up to $2 million to support aggregate purchasing models for plug-in electric and other alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles, subsystems, components, alternative fuels, and refueling/charging infrastructure. Aggregated purchasing is when one central organization coordinates customers to maximize their collective buying power.

Energy Department Recognizes Denver Area Partners for Housing and Building Efficiency

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 15:37
June 8, 2015Energy Department Recognizes Denver Area Partners for Housing and Building Efficiency

As a part of the Administration’s effort to help cut energy waste, the Energy Department and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will recognize the Denver Housing Authority and the cities of Denver and Arvada, Colorado today for their leadership in the Better Buildings Challenge.

Secretary Moniz Announces the Launch of New Veterans’ Utility Industry Transition Effort

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 09:37
June 8, 2015Secretary Moniz Announces the Launch of New Veterans’ Utility Industry Transition Effort

Today U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced the creation of the Utility Industry Workforce Initiative, a partnership between the Departments of Energy, Labor, Defense, and Veterans Affairs and five utility trade associations to recruit and train service members, veterans and military spouses to qualify for high-skilled jobs in the utility industry.

Energy Department and Edison Electric Institute Sign Agreement to Advance Electric Vehicle Technologies

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 09:30
June 8, 2015Energy Department and Edison Electric Institute Sign Agreement to Advance Electric Vehicle Technologies

Today Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Department and the Edison Electric Institute, strengthening collaborative action to accelerate plug-in electric vehicle and charging infrastructure deployment.

Advanced Combustion Systems Projects Selected for Funding

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 09:06
June 8, 2015Advanced Combustion Systems Projects Selected for Funding

The Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected ten projects to receive funding through NETL’s Advanced Combustion Systems Program. The program focuses on lowering costs and improving performance of combustion systems that generate electricity with near-zero emissions, including CO2.

Award-winning research takes a fresh look at Geothermal Energy

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 14:00
June 5, 2015Award-winning research takes a fresh look at Geothermal Energy

Geothermal energy technologies under development at the Energy Department could accelerate the supply of more than 100 gigawatts of clean energy to the grid.

Energy Department Invests $60 Million to Advance Nuclear Technology

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 11:18
June 5, 2015Energy Department Invests $60 Million to Advance Nuclear Technology

The Department of Energy announces $60 million in awards for 68 nuclear projects across the country.