DOE Seeks Contractor for Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Operations at Ohio and Kentucky Facilities
Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Draft Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking a contractor to perform Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Operations at the two DUF6 conversion facilities at Portsmouth, Ohio, and Paducah, Kentucky.
Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a technical assistance contract acquisition at the Carlsbad Field Office in New Mexico. A Requirements contract that includes time-and materials (T&M) and fixed-price task orders, will be awarded.
According to polls taken ahead of the upcoming General Election in May, nearly 80 percent of Scottish adults want the next UK government to continue supporting the development of renewable energy. In addition, approximately two-thirds of the survey participants want policies that help cut emissions and tackle climate change. Scottish Renewables’ director of policy Jenny…
The Energy Department has released updates to its twin building energy modeling software products—EnergyPlus and OpenStudio.
Washington State University (WSU) will host an energy summit on April 2 that focuses on storage technologies as it pertains to incorporating renewable energy into the electric power grid. WSU will use the occasion to dedicate Avista’s Energy Storage Project, which will be tested in a real-world setting at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories. Washington Governor Jay…
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Energy Department Issues Request For Proposal for Nuclear Regulatory Commission Licensed Facilities Procurement
Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Licensed Facilities procurement. The NRC Licensed Facilities contract is for managing Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) storage facilities and licenses under NRC regulations.
Report Now Available: DC Microgrids Scoping Study--Estimate of Technical and Economic Benefits (March 2015)
Los Alamos National Laboratory has released a report titled DC Microgrids Scoping Study: Estimate of Technical and Economic Benefits, which presents the results of a study by several national labs and funded by the Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability. The study provides a preliminary examination of the benefits and drawbacks of potential DC microgrid applications relative to their AC counterparts, using several metrics for comparison, and offers recommendations for potential future research and deployment activities.
Advanced Distribution Management Systems Are Expected to Exceed $3.3 Billion in Annual Revenue by 2024, According to Navigant Research
New West Technologies Hires Joseph Pettiford as New HR Director to Lead Employee Recruitment and Retention Efforts as Company Growth Accelerates
March 2015 Update from the Advanced Manufacturing Office
This refreshed eTraining core course provides federal energy and facility managers and contracting officers with up-to-date knowledge and best practices for developing an on-site renewable power purchase agreement (PPA) on a federal site and includes current definitions, references, and guidance to help launch or accelerate a PPA project.
Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Deputy Director Dr. Valerie Sarisky-Reed’s commentary, “Algal Progress Report,” was published in the February edition of the bimonthly research journal Industrial Biotechnology. Her commentary details the promise of algae as a renewable energy source and describes how many BETO-funded research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) projects have resulted in significant technological advances to help overcome challenge of using algae for biofuel production.
Secretary Moniz welcomes the announcement by the Government of Mexico on new greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets.
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) recently connected the 150,000th solar customer to its electric grid. In 2014, the California utility connected more than 45,000 new rooftop solar customers and added approximately 326 MW of installed solar power, generating enough energy to service more than 70,000 homes. This year PG&E connecting approximately four thousand new solar customers…
Energy Department Offers Conditional Commitment to Alcoa to Support Manufacturing of Aluminum for Automotive Sector
As part of the Administration’s effort to support advanced vehicles that are more affordable for Americans to drive, strengthen U.S. leadership in manufacturing advanced vehicle technologies, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through increased fuel efficiency, the Department of Energy announced a conditional commitment for a $259 million loan to Alcoa Inc. today.
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.