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Energy Department Invests $3 Million to Train Future Energy Scientists

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 13:23
August 22, 2016Energy Department Invests $3 Million to Train Future Energy Scientists

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it will invest a total of $3 million in nine projects selected under its University Training and Research (UTR) program, which awards research-based educational grants to U.S. universities and colleges in areas that promote Office of Fossil Energy goals.

White House Announces Sept. 26 Tribal Nations Conference; Releases Progress Report

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:49
August 22, 2016White House Announces Sept. 26 Tribal Nations Conference; Releases Progress Report

President Obama will host the 2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference on Monday, Sept. 26, in Washington, D.C. The President’s final Tribal Nations Conference will continue to build on his Administration’s firm commitment to strengthening the government-to-government relationship with Indian Country and improving the lives of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Southern Ute Indian Tribe to Begin Construction on Solar Project

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:31
August 22, 2016Southern Ute Indian Tribe to Begin Construction on Solar Project

Construction on the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s 1.3-megawatt ground-mounted solar array in Ignacio, Colorado, will begin in early September, according to Namaste Solar, an employee-owned cooperative that will design, develop, and construct the solar array.

Rochelle Blaustein Joins Office of Technology Transitions as Deputy Director

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:22
August 22, 2016Rochelle Blaustein Joins Office of Technology Transitions as Deputy Director

Announcement from the Office of Technology Transitions, August 22, 2016.

Washington, D.C. –The Department of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) is delighted to announce that that Rochelle Blaustein has joined the team as its Deputy Director.

Idaho National Laboratory Announces New Technology Deployment Director

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 15:35
August 19, 2016Idaho National Laboratory Announces New Technology Deployment Director

Jason Stolworthy to lead technology deployment for Idaho National Laboratory

Bioenergy Technologies Office Allocates $1 Million for Round 2 of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Vouchers Pilot

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:07
August 19, 2016Bioenergy Technologies Office Allocates $1 Million for Round 2 of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Vouchers Pilot

Bioenergy Technologies Office Allocates $1 Million for Round 2 of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Vouchers Pilot. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Vouchers (SBV) Pilot, which is part of DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE’s) National Laboratory Impact Initiative, in collaboration with national laboratories, supports small businesses to advance energy technology and help transform our biomass resources into commercially successful, high-performance biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower. To date, EERE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has provided a total of $1.6 million through two rounds of SBV awards. Round 1 occurred earlier in 2016, and Round 2 vouchers have just been awarded. In the most recent round, DOE is providing $1 million in vouchers to assist five companies.

15th Annual DOE Small Business Forum and Expo

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:31
August 19, 201615th Annual DOE Small Business Forum and Expo

The Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), was proud to present the 15th Annual DOE Small Business Forum & Expo at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, GA, May 23 - 25, 2016.

Small Solar Businesses Earn Vouchers to Develop Next-Generation Solar Technologies

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 14:05
August 18, 2016Small Solar Businesses Earn Vouchers to Develop Next-Generation Solar Technologies

The Department of Energy today announced 43 small businesses that will participate in the second round of the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot, two of which focus on solar energy. The two solar projects, which together will receive $204,000 in support from national laboratories, are working to improve solar energy storage solutions and reduce the costs and time associated with analyzing and testing solar arrays.

Energy Department Awards 43 New Business-Laboratory Collaborations Under Small Business Vouchers Pilot

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 13:37
August 18, 2016Energy Department Awards 43 New Business-Laboratory Collaborations Under Small Business Vouchers Pilot

Today, the Energy Department announced 43 small businesses will participate in the second round of the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot. With vouchers in hand, these businesses can better leverage the world-class capabilities of the department's national laboratories and bring their next-generation clean energy technologies to the marketplace faster.

Energy Department Awards 43 new Business-Laboratory Collaborations under Small Business Vouchers Pilot

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 13:15
August 18, 2016Energy Department Awards 43 new Business-Laboratory Collaborations under Small Business Vouchers Pilot

Today, the Energy Department announced 43 small businesses will participate in the second round of the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot. With vouchers in hand, these businesses can better leverage the world-class capabilities of the department's national laboratories and bring their next-generation clean energy technologies to the marketplace faster.