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FEMP Releases New Training Course on Energy Conservation Measures in ESPCs

Mon, 09/14/2015 - 11:31
September 14, 2015FEMP Releases New Training Course on Energy Conservation Measures in ESPCs

This course provides experienced energy savings performance contract (ESPC) practitioners with insight into gaining additional savings from ESPC projects.

Energy Department Awards $6.5 Million to Advance Low Environmental Impact Hydropower Technologies

Mon, 09/14/2015 - 10:00
September 14, 2015Energy Department Awards $6.5 Million to Advance Low Environmental Impact Hydropower Technologies

Today, the Energy Department announced seven organizations selected to receive $6.5 million to advance the manufacturing and installation of low environmental impact hydropower technologies. The projects will address three technical areas: rapidly deployable civil works technologies, innovative methods and materials for hydropower construction, and powertrain components.

Catalyst Business Innovation Finalists Announced

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 14:31
September 11, 2015Catalyst Business Innovation Finalists Announced

The second cycle of the Catalyst prize program is taking off with today's announcement of the finalists who will enter the prototyping contest. The finalists were selected following the business innovation contest, designed to help teams form and explore business solutions to the most compelling problems facing solar energy.

2015 Tribal Energy Summit to Explore Solutions to Energy and Climate Challenges

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 10:39
September 11, 20152015 Tribal Energy Summit to Explore Solutions to Energy and Climate Challenges

The U.S. Department of Energy is participating in the Tribal Energy Summit: A Path to Economic Sovereignty in partnership with U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Indian Energy, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED), and the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), Sept. 23–25, 2015, in Washington, D.C.

Energy Department Announces $11 Million to Accelerate Alternative Fuel Use in Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 13:44
September 10, 2015Energy Department Announces $11 Million to Accelerate Alternative Fuel Use in Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

The Energy Department today announced $11 million in available funding to support development and demonstration of innovative alternative technologies for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, designed to help reduce U.S. reliance on gasoline, diesel, and oil imports. 

The funding opportunity includes two areas of interest:

Energy Department Releases Second Quadrennial Technology Review

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 13:20
September 10, 2015Energy Department Releases Second Quadrennial Technology Review

Report examines identifies hundreds of clean energy research opportunities that could support the effort to modernize the power sector.

September 10th Webinar for the Energy Storage Safety Working Group on Safety Validation and Risk Assessment R&D

Tue, 09/08/2015 - 17:43
September 8, 2015September 10th Webinar for the Energy Storage Safety Working Group on Safety Validation and Risk Assessment R&D

On Thursday, September 10, the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE), together with Sandia National Laboratories, will present a kick-off webinar for the Energy Storage Safety Working Group on Safety Validation and Risk Assessment Research and Development. Information on current energy storage safety R&D across government, industry and academia will be shared, as well as activities from the other two OE Energy Storage Safety working groups on Codes, Standards, and Regulations, and Outreach.

DOE Issues Final Request for Proposal for the Operation of Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Conversion Facilities

Tue, 09/08/2015 - 15:00
September 8, 2015DOE Issues Final Request for Proposal for the Operation of Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Conversion Facilities

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Final Request for Proposal (RFP), for the Operation of Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Conversion Facilities at Paducah, Kentucky and Portsmouth, Ohio. A cost-plus award fee and firm-fixed-price contract line item contract will be awarded from this Final RFP.

Energy Department Lab Researcher Wins HENAAC Award for Outstanding Achievement

Tue, 09/08/2015 - 09:17
September 8, 2015Energy Department Lab Researcher Wins HENAAC Award for Outstanding Achievement

For his contributions to storage risk assessment of CO2, NETL's Dr. Nicholas Huerta will receive the Great Minds in STEM™ Luminary Honoree by the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation. This award will be presented at the 27th HENAAC STEM Career Conference October 14–18, 2015, in Pasadena, CA.

Savannah River Site Awards Small Business Contract to S&L Logistics

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 09:26
September 4, 2015Savannah River Site Awards Small Business Contract to S&L Logistics

Aiken, SC (September 3, 2015) -The Department of Energy’s Savannah River Operations Office awarded a $12.8 million, fixed-price, contract to S&L Logistics LLC of St. Ignatius, Montana. The contract is for project scheduling and cost estimating support services at the Savannah River Site.

2014/2015 Economic Dispatch and Technological Change Report to Congress Now Available

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 16:55
September 3, 20152014/2015 Economic Dispatch and Technological Change Report to Congress Now Available

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released the 2014/2015 Economic Dispatch and Technological Change Report to Congress. In this report, the Department of Energy is responding to Sections 1234 and 1832 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which directed the Secretary of Energy to conduct an annual study of economic dispatch and potential ways to improve such dispatch to benefit American electricity consumers.

In this 2014/2015 economic dispatch report, the Department examines how technology and policy affect economic dispatch. This report looks at seven current topics that affect economic dispatch.

BETO Seeks Stakeholder Input on Achieving High Yields from Algal Feedstocks

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 16:09
September 3, 2015BETO Seeks Stakeholder Input on Achieving High Yields from Algal Feedstocks

The U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has released a Request for Information (RFI) titled “High Yields through Productivity and Integration Research.” BETO is seeking input from industry, academia, and other stakeholders regarding supply systems and services for the cultivation, logistics, and preprocessing of algal feedstocks.

H2 Refuel H-Prize Guideline Update

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 16:04
September 3, 2015H2 Refuel H-Prize Guideline Update

Updates to the H2 Refuel H-Prize guidelines are now available on the H-Prize website. The $1 million H2 Refuel H-Prize, launched in October 2014, challenges America’s engineers and entrepreneurs to develop systems for small-scale hydrogen fueling.

President Obama Announces New Investments to Combat Climate Change and Assist Remote Alaskan Communities

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 15:57
September 3, 2015President Obama Announces New Investments to Combat Climate Change and Assist Remote Alaskan Communities

On Sept. 2 in Kotzebue, Alaska, the President announced a robust package of resources, funding, and other programs to assist with combatting climate change and building climate resilience in remote Alaskan communities.

DOE Announces Webinars on Analysis in Clean Energy Manufacturing and Superior Energy Performance

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 14:21
September 3, 2015DOE Announces Webinars on Analysis in Clean Energy Manufacturing and Superior Energy Performance

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. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts.