Idaho Power Company (IPC) has developed a Renewables Integration Tool (RIT) that enables grid operators to use wind energy more cost-effectively to serve electricity customers in Idaho and Oregon. The case study on this project is now available.
The Energy Department today announced $5 million in funding for nine projects that will advance the development of combined heat and power (CHP) and renewable energy technologies at facilities across the federal government and help meet energy efficiency, renewable energy, and greenhouse gas reduction goals.
The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) and the Office of the Secretary of Defense Manufacturing Technology Program (OSD ManTech) will host a workshop to discuss AMO's recent Request for Information (RFI) on Clean Energy Manufacturing Topic Areas as well as the recent areas of interest announced by OSD ManTech for a new Manufacturing Innovation Institute on October 8-9, 2014 in Fort Worth, TX.
DOE issues Finding of No Significant Impact on the Disposition of Five Signature Properties at Idaho National Laboratory
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has determined that tearing down four World War II-era historic structures and part of another structure at Idaho National Laboratory’s Central Facilities Area that remain from when the area served as the U.S. Naval Proving Ground will not have a significant impact on the environment.
Trina Solar Limited has agreed to supply 70MW high efficiency solar modules to a large-scale solar power project in Chile. Under the terms of the agreement, Trina Solar will deliver TSM-PC14 modules that have an output between 300W and 310W per panel. Delivery of the modules is scheduled to start in September 2014. Trina Solar’s module…
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Distributed energy resources (DER)—smaller power sources that can be aggregated to provide the power necessary to meet regular demand—are altering the traditional relationship between utilities and their residential customers. A report from Navigant Research states that homeowners and other residential customers are on pace to invest more than $625 billion in DER by 2023. Navigant…
The highlight of this year's International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), held earlier in September at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL, was the electric car produced live during the Show. More than 110,000 people witnessed the representatives from Cincinnati Incorporated, Local Motors, and the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee print the working electric car layer by layer using carbon fiber reinforced polymer composite.