The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) seeks information on mid-Technology Readiness Level (TRL) research and development (R&D) needs, market challenges, supply chain challenges, and shared facility needs for clean energy manufacturing. This new Request for Information (RFI) is a follow-on to a recently completed RFI broadly covering advanced manufacturing. AMO would now like to know more about the challenges associated with advanced manufacturing technology which potentially could be overcome by pre-competitive collaboration as part of a Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute.
The 2014 Energy Storage Peer Review will be held September 17-19, 2014, in Washington, DC. The event is free but registration is required. The preliminary agenda is available.
The Energy Department today announced a new report showing steady progress for the U.S. offshore wind energy industry over the past year. The report highlights 14 projects in advanced stages of development, together representing nearly 4,900 megawatts (MW) of potential offshore wind energy capacity for the United States.
The 2014 Smart Grid System Report, which is intended to provide an update on the status of smart grid deployment nationwide, technological developments, and barriers that may affect the continued adoption of the technology, is now available for downloading.
FEMP presents its latest e-Training core course, ESPCs: Five Phases to Success. This online class provides an introduction to the fundamentals of an energy savings performance contract.
POET-DSM’s Project LIBERTY in Emmetsburg, Iowa, will celebrate its grand opening September 3, 2014, becoming the first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant to use corn waste as a feedstock. Developed through a joint venture between POET LLC in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and DSM Royal, a Dutch enzyme manufacturer, the project uses biochemical conversion technologies (yeast and enzymes) to convert cellulosic biomass into transportation fuels.