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New Request for Information on Strategy to Advance the Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Industry

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 15:00
February 12, 2015New Request for Information on Strategy to Advance the Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Industry

The Energy Department’s Water Power Program is seeking feedback from the MHK industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders regarding the Program’s activities and priorities in MHK.

Tribal Leader Forum on Climate Preparedness and Resiliency to be Held on March 4; RSVP by Feb. 23

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 11:01
February 12, 2015Tribal Leader Forum on Climate Preparedness and Resiliency to be Held on March 4; RSVP by Feb. 23

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is hosting the 10th in a series of planned strategic energy development forums for tribal leaders and interested staff on “Tribal Energy Systems: Climate Preparedness and Resiliency.”

Energy Department Announces $2.5 Million to Inspire Collegiate Clean Energy Entrepreneurs

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 17:00
February 11, 2015Energy Department Announces $2.5 Million to Inspire Collegiate Clean Energy Entrepreneurs

The Energy Department today announced $2.5 million in available funding for the Cleantech University Prize (Cleantech UP), which aims to inspire the next generation of clean energy entrepreneurs. This funding opportunity will support the commercialization of promising technologies for sectors such as solar and wind that reduce carbon pollution and grow the clean energy economy.

Energy Department Announces New Office of Technology Transitions

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 11:30
February 11, 2015Energy Department Announces New Office of Technology Transitions

Energy Department Announces New Office of Technology Transitions

U.S. Department of Energy National Training Center Receives eLearning Award

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 11:53
February 9, 2015U.S. Department of Energy National Training Center Receives eLearning Award

The U.S. Department of Energy National Training Center (NTC) won a prestigious eLearning award at the recent eLearning Guild DevLearn 2014 Conference and Expo, the leading training and learning event in North America focused on learning technologies. The eLearning DemoFest, a collective eLearning showcase where conference participants present their latest projects, is a highlight of the conference. The DemoFest competition, held October 30th, featured 81 project demonstrations from around the world, including six NTC courses—Workplace Violence Awareness Briefing, Roles and Responsibilities for Key HRP Officials, Personnel Security Processing, Special Access Programs, Engagement Simulation Systems Demo, and Unusual Behavior. Of the many excellent submissions, the NTC’s Workplace Violence Awareness Briefing entry won the award for Best Immersive/Simulation.

ARPA-E Announces Start-up Companies, Strategic Partnerships and Private Sector Funding at 2015 Innovation Summit

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 11:30
February 9, 2015ARPA-E Announces Start-up Companies, Strategic Partnerships and Private Sector Funding at 2015 Innovation Summit

The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) today highlighted that many of its innovative projects are making significant technical and commercial progress towards ensuring America’s economic and energy security.

Now Open: Postdoc award opportunity for solar energy researchers

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 17:21
February 6, 2015Now Open: Postdoc award opportunity for solar energy researchers

In order to spur innovation in solar energy, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is now accepting applications for postdoctoral researchers in solar energy to participate in the EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards. The EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards program supports research on energy efficiency and renewable energy to help solve our nation’s energy challenges. This year, this exciting program will offer up to five recent Ph.D. recipients the opportunity to conduct applied research projects to advance breakthrough solar energy technologies at universities, national laboratories and other research facilities. Former recipients of the EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards are now faculty and staff scientists at major research institutions and national laboratories.

BETO Ranks High in Biofuels Digest’s Top 125 in the Advanced Bioeconomy

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 17:18
February 6, 2015BETO Ranks High in Biofuels Digest’s Top 125 in the Advanced Bioeconomy

Biofuels Digest recently released its “Top 125 in the Advanced Bioeconomy,” ranking Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Director Dr. Jonathan Male, Deputy Director Dr. Valerie Reed, Technology Manager Dr. Joyce Yang, and Lead Analyst Zia Haq at number 20.