U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial Co-Chairs’ Summary from Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Ethiopian Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy Alemayehu Tegenu
A summary of the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on June 3-4, 2014.
Energy Department Announces up to $4.6 Million through the Fuel Cell Technologies Incubator Funding Opportunity Announcement to Support Innovations in Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Fuel Technologies
The Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) Incubator Funding Opportunity Announcement is intended to identify potentially impactful technologies that are not already addressed in FCTO's strategic plan or project portfolio.
DOE Announces Webinars on Marketing and Sales Solutions for Zero Energy Ready Homes, Building Stronger More Efficient Homes, 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. View this week's webinars.
Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued the final Request for Proposal (RFP),
100 percent set-aside for small businesses, for the operation and performance of analytical and testing
services at the DOE Hanford 222-S Lab. A Draft RFP was previously released on February 28, 2014,
requesting comments from industry.
The Wyoming Rock Springs Uplift could potentially store 14 to 17 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide, according to results from a Department of Energy-sponsored study. This is equal to 250 to 300 years’ worth of CO2 emissions produced by the Wyoming’s coal-fired power plants and other large regional anthropogenic CO2 sources at current emission levels.
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed a geothermal bond bill May 30, providing $1.98 million in state funding and matching the Energy Department’s investment in geothermal energy exploration at Pagosa Springs.
Today, the U.S. Government is formally launching an innovative framework under President Obama’s Power Africa initiative to increase energy access for underserved populations across sub-Saharan Africa.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz's statement on the EPA's proposed new rules for existing power plants.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Tribal Energy Program is pleased to announce its intent to issue a funding opportunity announcement (FOA).
RFI Deadline Extended and Pre-Solicitation Workshop Announced on Fuel Cell Research and Development Needs
DOE has extended this RFI response deadline to June 9, 2014, and will hold a pre-solicitation workshop at the 2014 Annual Merit Review on specific topics that will help determine the scope of the upcoming 2015 funding opportunity announcement.
The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released Report 21.3, which is part of a series of investigations on linear LED lamps. Report 21.3 details a set of life-cycle cost simulations that compared a two-lamp troffer using LED lamps (38W total power draw) or fluorescent lamps (51W total power draw) over a 10-year study period.
Department Also Announces New WIPP Technical Assistance Team
Washington — Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) notified the State of New Mexico that it will not be able to meet the June 30th deadline to remove 3706 cubic meters of transuranic waste from the mesa at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).
DOE Announces Webinars on Energy Efficiency Expert Evaluations, the Better Buildings Challenge 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.
In pursuit of its long-term energy goal to reduce its carbon footprint to zero, the Forest County Potawatomi Community has assumed a leadership role in creating a sustainable and healthy world. Since adopting its environmental mission statement in November 2008, the Community has made significant strides toward implementing several types of renewable energy to power its tribal facilities.
The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability will hold a peer review of the Advanced Grid Modeling Program on June 17-18, 2014, at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town in Alexandria, VA.
Energy Department Announces National Geothermal Data System to Accelerate Geothermal Energy Development
The National Geothermal Data System is online open-source platform that facilitates the discovery and use of geothermal data. It will help address one of the greatest barriers to development and deployment of this promising clean energy source.
Editor's Note: The below is an excerpt from the White House fact sheet on Energy Datapalooza, an event that brings together innovators and entrepreneurs who are using open data to advance a secure, clean energy future. The White House highlighted two Building Technologies Office platforms that are enabling building owners, contractors, and policymakers to improve building energy performance.
This data visualization shows how industry can model geologic features from free, open-source data through the National Geothermal Data System. In this fence diagram, Schlumberger utilized bottom hole temperatures from the National Geothermal Data Systems (NDGS) on-line platform to supplement subscription data temperatures used to create basin-wide 3D temperature models in Petrel Exploration and Production software.
The successful demolition of a former gaseous diffusion facility has been honored by the American Nuclear Society. The American Nuclear Society’s Decommissioning and Environmental Services Division selected the K-25 demolition project to receive its Project Excellence Award.
Washington State University is hosting the Imagine Tomorrow competition to challenge high school students to explore new ways to support the transition to alternative energy sources. The competition, held on May 30–June 1, 2014, asks students to work together in teams to research topics related to biofuels, technology, behavior, or design.