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 Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PORTS), Portsmouth, Ohio.
Energy Department Announces First-of-its-Kind, High-Temperature, Downhole Rechargeable Energy Storage Device
The Energy Department today announced commercialization of a rechargeable energy storage device capable of operating in the extreme temperatures necessary for geothermal energy production. Industry partner FastCAP Systems successfully demonstrated an ultracapacitor that is fully operational in 200°C conditions, extending the upper limit of high-temperature energy storage and electronics, and engineering a flexible system that could reduce cost and risks of geothermal drilling.
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.
Energy Department Seeks Feedback on Draft Guidance for the Hydroelectric Production Incentive Program
The Department of Energy is currently inviting comments from the general public on guidance relating to the implementation of Section 242 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the “Hydroelectric Production Incentive Program.”
The Department of Energy today announced the first step toward issuing a $150 million loan guarantee to support the construction of the Cape Wind offshore wind project with a conditional commitment to Cape Wind Associates, LLC.