The third meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation was held on June 12, 2014 in Tokyo, with Japan’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Shinsuke Sugiyama and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman leading the discussions as Co-Chairs. The delegations included participants representing a wide range of governmental agencies.
In order to provide the highest quality information to support decision-making regarding wind energy, the Energy Department today kicked off the collaborative partnership between its new WINDExchange initiative and six supporting Regional Resource Centers.
DOE Pens New Agreement with Southern Company to Test Advanced Carbon-Capture & Gasification Technologies
The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a new 5-year cooperative agreement with Southern Company to evaluate advanced carbon-capture and gasification technologies at the National Carbon Capture Center (NCCC) in Wilsonville, Ala.
As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to a strong and secure power grid, the Energy Department today announced more than $10 million for projects that will improve the reliability and resiliency of the U.S. electric grid and facilitate quick and effective response to grid conditions.
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.
Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Draft Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking eligible small businesses under North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code 561210, Facilities Support Services, for the performance of infrastructure support services at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP).
Energy Department Announces New Energy Efficiency Financing Publication Available through SEE Action Network
The State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network (SEE Action), a state- and local-led effort facilitated by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to achieve all cost effective energy efficiency, recently published a new report that provides an overview of the current state of on-bill lending programs with actionable insights for consideration by state policymakers, utility regulators and program administrators.
BETO will host a live webinar titled “Algal Biofuels Consortium Releases Groundbreaking Research Results” on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
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).