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DOE Announces Webinars on Energy Efficiency Expert Evaluations, the Better Buildings Challenge and More

Thu, 05/29/2014 - 14:07
May 29, 2014DOE 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.

Forest County Potawatomi Recognized for Renewable Energy Achievements

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 17:53
May 28, 2014Forest County Potawatomi Recognized for Renewable Energy Achievements

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.

Advanced Grid Modeling Program Peer Review June 17-18, 2014

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 16:36
May 28, 2014Advanced Grid Modeling Program Peer Review June 17-18, 2014

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

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 15:32
May 28, 2014Energy 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.

White House Highlights Two Energy-Slashing, Open Data Initiatives

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 10:22
May 28, 2014White House Highlights Two Energy-Slashing, Open Data Initiatives

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.

National Geothermal Data System Deployed to Serve Industry

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 09:08
May 28, 2014National Geothermal Data System Deployed to Serve Industry

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.

K-25 demolition project receives American Nuclear Society award

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:00
May 27, 2014K-25 demolition project receives American Nuclear Society award

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.

Bioenergy Technologies Office Judges Washington State University Energy Competition

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 09:39
May 27, 2014Bioenergy Technologies Office Judges Washington State University Energy Competition

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.