This is the statement by a Department Spokesperson on Secretary Moniz’s Travel to Geneva.
On February 20, EERE’s Wind Program announced a Notice of Intent to issue a funding opportunity titled “U.S. Wind Manufacturing: Larger Blades to Access Greater Wind Resources and Lower Costs.”
The Energy Department’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announces the selection of seven projects across the country to receive up to $10 million to support innovative technologies and solutions to help advance bioenergy development.
Deregulation, Distributed Generation, and Environmental Concerns Are Expected to Shape the Smart Grid Industry in 2015 and Beyond, According to Navigant Research
DOE has appointed four new members to its Environmental Management advisory board in Oak Ridge. Leon Baker, Richard Burroughs, Terri Likens and Ed Trujillo were introduced during the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board’s February meeting
CEQ Extends Comment Period on Revised Draft Guidance on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in NEPA Reviews
The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has extended by 30 days the comment period on its revised draft guidance on consideration of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the effects of climate change in NEPA reviews. The comment period now ends on March 25, 2015.
Last week, the Energy Department's SunShot Initiative launched the largest-of-its-kind, 60-day online hackathon to quickly build prototype solutions and products that address barriers to greater solar energy deployment and drive down the costs of solar energy.
Freqcon has installed an energy storage system for Ireland’s Tallaght smart grid test bed. The solution is integrated with Maxwell’s ultra-capacitors and lithium-ion batteries that are designed to support grid stability in residential and industrial settings. The test-bed also features Freqcon’s microgrid stabilizer to enable voltage and frequency stabilization. The Tallaght smart grid test bed,…
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Panel Discussion: Career Paths in Energy & Sustainability: Perspectives from Successful Women Professionals Held at George Washington University on Friday, February 20
On February 20, the Leaders in Energy Research, Communications, Policies, and Analysis and the National Capitol Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers will co-host the Energy & Sustainability Extravaganza at The George Washington University from 11:30 a.m.–7 p.m.
In a project sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), a demonstration-scale application of RTI International’s warm synthesis gas (syngas) cleanup process technology has achieved a key operational milestone at Tampa Electric Company’s coal gasification plant in Polk County, Fla.
DOE Announces Webinars on the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's FY2016 Budget Request, 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. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts.
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has introduced a loaner program that enables customers to borrow in-home display devices from the utility at no cost. The goal is to improve consumers’ understanding of their home’s energy use and to identify high energy use appliances with near-real time information and estimated energy costs. Consumers can borrow…
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) will present a live webinar on EERE's FY16 budget proposal for sustainable transportation on Tuesday, March 3, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. EST.
Sandia National Laboratories, supported by the DOE’s Vehicle Technologies and Fuel Cell Technologies Offices, recently released the workshop report “Transitioning the Transportation Sector: Exploring the Intersection of Hydrogen Fuel Cell and Natural Gas Vehicles.” Held in September 2014, the workshop considered common opportunities and challenges in expanding the use of hydrogen and natural gas as transportation fuels.
The Energy Department today announced the twelve collegiate teams that have been selected to participate in the Department's second Collegiate Wind Competition. The Collegiate Wind Competition challenges teams of undergraduate students to design and build a model wind turbine based on market research and siting considerations, develop a business plan to market their products, and test their turbines against a set of rigorous performance criteria.
BC Hyrdro reports that more than 24,000 new smart meters have been installed in the Campbell River area of British Columbia. BC Hydro’s Stephen Watson told the Courier-Islander, “Smart meters help BC Hydro in many ways, whether it’s improving our operations by providing us with better information on power outages, to assisting people in seeing…