Energy Department Secretary Ernest Moniz Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Morocco for Solar Decathlon Africa Competition in 2019
Today, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz and Minister Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water, and Environment (MEMEE) and Director Badr Ikken of the Research Institute in Solar Energy and New Energies (IRESEN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate in the development of a Solar Decathlon Africa competition in 2019.
Energy Department Announces More than 90% Achievement of 2020 SunShot Goal, Sets Sights on 2030 Affordability Targets
The Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy today announced a commitment for its SunShot Initiative to cut the cost of solar-generated electricity by 50% between 2020 and 2030.
Ministers Welcome New Members, Announce Technology Innovation Challenges
FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces New Financing For Renewable Energy Projects And Actions To Spur Innovation And Promote Energy Access Globally
President Obama’s leadership has catalyzed a global transition towards a clean energy economy.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) will present Electric Vehicle Charging for Employee Vehicles and Agency Fleets, a new First Thursday Seminar on January 5, 2017, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Israel's Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy, and Water Resources (MIEW), along with the Israel Innovation Authority, announced $4 million for five newly selected clean energy projects as part of the Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Energy program.
Last week, four buildings projects supported by BTO or BTO key staff won R&D 100 Awards in recognition of their significant advances in science and technology at the annual R&D 100 Conference. The awards, known as the “Oscars of Invention,” honor innovative breakthroughs in materials science, biomedicine, consumer products and more from academia, industry and government-sponsored research agencies.
Selected Clean Energy projects will receive $4 million through Binational Industrial Research and Development program.
Energy Department Announces Agreement to Sell Depleted Uranium to be Enriched for Civil Nuclear Power
GE-Hitachi Global Laser Enrichment Evaluating Construction of $1 Billion Facility for Enrichment Bringing Hundreds of Jobs to Western Kentucky
The U.S. Department of Energy's LED Lighting Facts® program has released a new tool for lighting designers and specifiers. The LED Lighting Facts Specification Tool provides a customized platform to search and filter products from the extensive LED Lighting Facts database – which now includes more than 54,000 LED lighting products from over 1,400 manufacturers – and manage lighting projects.
The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) will hold a peer review of its Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Program research and development projects on December 7-9, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA. This event will be open to the public and will provide an opportunity to learn about the current state of technology and network with energy sector stakeholders.
The deadline to apply to the third round of the Small Business Voucher (SBV) Pilot program has been extended through November 13 at 11:59pm ET. The SBV Pilot program gives small businesses access to technical assistance from national labs. This assistance helps companies overcome critical technology and commercialization challenges to help bring the next generation of clean energy technologies, including solar, to market.
The Fuel Cell Technologies Office will present a series of three live webinars to describe the capabilities in each of the water splitting pathways being covered by FCTO's HydroGEN consortium: photoelectrochemical (PEC) water splitting, advanced electrolysis, and solar thermochemical (STCH) hydrogen production.
Small businesses in the clean-energy sector have another opportunity to submit Requests for Assistance for technical assistance from U.S. Department of Energy labs through the Small Business Vouchers Pilot. The pilot, part of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Lab Impact portfolio, aims to help small businesses bring next-generation clean energy technologies to market faster by giving them access to expertise and tools at national labs.
FY17 SBIR Phase I Release 2 Topics Announced: Includes Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates, Hydrogen Delivery, and Emergency Hydrogen Refuelers
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the 2017 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase I Release 2 topics, including three subtopics focused on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. The fuel cell subtopics include innovative materials for bipolar plates, liquid organic hydrogen carriers, and emergency hydrogen refuelers.
U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 32 R&D 100 Awards for 2016: R&D Magazine Awards Recognize Innovative Research with Commercial Potential
U.. Department of Energy (DOE) researchers have won 32 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine and received a special recognition award for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.
R&D Magazine Awards Recognize Innovative Research with Commercial Potential
Sewage sludge can be converted into biofuel, but it has long been considered a poor source for fuel because it is too wet. This may change with a new Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) hydrothermal liquefaction process funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO).
The Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) will present a live webinar entitled "FCTO Lab Consortia Overview: ElectroCat and HyMARC" on Tuesday, November 8, from 12 to 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. This webinar will provide a summary of the organization of these consortia, their current/planned scientific activities and capabilities, and the role of individual projects selected to work with these consortia through the upcoming FY17 funding opportunity announcement.
The Fuel Cell Technologies Office will present a live webinar entitled "Energy Materials Network (EMN) Lab Consortia Overview" on Monday, November 7, from 12 to 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. This webinar will provide an overview of DOE's newly launched Energy Materials Network and discuss how the EMN consortia operate and how they are being integrated into funding opportunity announcements intended for FY17.