Fact Sheet Available: Codes and Standards for Energy Storage System Performance and Safety (June 2014)
This fact sheet highlights the most recent activities and releases related to the protocol for measuring and expressing performance characteristics for energy storage systems. It covers the June 2014 revision and some of the more recent and upcoming work related to performance and safety.
Vehicle Technologies Office Recognizes Leaders in Advanced Vehicle Research, Development and Deployment
The Vehicle Technologies Office recently recognized 10 leaders in research, development and deployment for their contributions to the DOE's efforts to improve advanced technology and alternative fuel vehicles.
New Energy Efficiency Standards for Furnace Fans to Reduce Carbon Pollution, Help Americans Save on Energy Bills
WASHINGTON – As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the Energy Department today announced a new energy efficiency standard for furnace fans, the latest of eight finalized standards and nine proposed standards issued since the Climate Action Plan was announced last year.
Cincinnati - The Department of Energy today awarded an estimated $6 million contract to Synergy Solutions, Inc., of Oak Ridge, Tennessee to provide technical and administrative support services for Building 55 at the Denver Federal Center.
On June 3rd, 2014 the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued the first ever lease to test marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy devices in federal waters to Florida Atlantic University (FAU). Harnessing the power of ocean currents, FAU’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) plans to deploy experimental demonstration devices in an area located approximately 10 to 12 nautical miles from the coast Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Argonne National Laboratory has organized a webinar demonstration of the Eastern Interconnection States’ Planning Council (EISPC) Energy Zones (EZ) Mapping Tool, a free online mapping tool for identifying areas in all 39 EISPC states that may be suitable for new clean power generation. The tool is maintained by Argonne National Laboratory with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Secretary Moniz today announced $3.2 million to launch the National Incubator Initiative for Clean Energy, which will create a national support network to serve the clean energy small business and entrepreneur community, providing critical technical assistance and training services in order to bring these businesses and entrepreneurs closer to market readiness.
Better Buildings Challenge, Atlanta Nears Halfway Mark in Meeting Citywide Goal of 20% Energy Savings
The Energy Department yesterday recognized Atlanta for its progress and leadership in meeting a citywide goal to improve the energy performance of its buildings by 20% by 2020.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (BEA), for five violations of DOE’s worker safety and health regulations. Worker safety is a priority for the Department, and DOE’s enforcement program supports this priority by holding contractors accountable for meeting regulatory requirements and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace.
DOE Announces Webinars on Hydrogen Fueling for Current and Anticipated Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, Net Metering for Tribes, and More
EERE webinars for June and July cover energy efficiency, renewable energy technologies, and training for the clean energy workforce.
Today at New York Energy Week, ARPA-E Acting Director Dr. Cheryl Martin announced $33 million in funding for 13 new projects aimed at developing transformational fuel cell technologies for low-cost distributed power generation.
The USDOE's Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program presented its annual awards at the 2014 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting on June 17.
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced the awarding of $100 million for Energy Frontier Research Centers to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build the 21st-century energy economy.
Register for the Net Metering webinar, which will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain time.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released a new report that frames an integrated challenge and opportunity space around the water-energy nexus for DOE and its partners and lays the foundation for future efforts.
The DOE Office of Indian Energy and Tribal Energy Program are hosting a series of interactive workshops this summer for tribal leaders and staff focused on developing commercial-, community-, and facility-scale renewable energy projects on tribal lands.
The Energy Department and the American Public Power Association named Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority and Silicon Valley Power as the winners of the 2014 Public Power Wind Awards.
The Energy Department today announced $20 million for ten new research and development projects that will advance hydrogen production and delivery technologies.
The Energy Department today announced nine research and development projects that will receive funding to support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research and product development.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman and Japan's Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Shinsuke Sugiyama co-chaired the third meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation in Tokyo, Japan, this week.