As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to help tribal communities across the country enhance their energy security, build a sustainable energy future, and combat climate change, the Department of Energy today announced the third round of the Alaska Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Program, a competitive technical assistance program that assists Alaska Native corporations and federally recognized Alaska Native governments with accelerating clean energy projects
New Online Tool Creates One-Stop Shop for Federal Program Opportunities That Support Tribal Energy Development
The White House Council on Native American Affairs Energy Subgroup launched a new online tool that provides a centralized repository of federal funding and technical assistance programs that can support energy project development for Tribes and Alaska Native villages and corporations.
Keith O'Neal Joins Nexant to Lead Reliability, Compliance and Critical Infrastructure Protection Services for Utilities
DOE Announces Webinars on the Buildings of the Future Research Project, O&M Best Practices for Small PV Systems, 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.
Supporting the Administration’s effort to make solar energy more affordable and accessible for all Americans, the Energy Department today announced more than $9 million in funding for breakthrough research and development projects that will advance the reliability and durability of solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies.
This issue features tools to help NEPA practitioners perform NEPA reviews, including discussions of: what works and doesn't work in the scoping process, MapWarper, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Environmental Questionnaire for funding proposals, and a sustainability rating system. Also featured are thoughts on NEPA quality, training and schedules from the Deputy General Counsel for Environment and Compliance. Articles include:
The market for fuel cells is growing, exceeding $1.3 billion in worldwide sales during 2013, according to the recently released "Business Case for Fuel Cells" report from the Fuel Cell Technologies Office.
The Energy Department today announced a total of $4.4 million for two projects in Michigan and Pennsylvania to support the use of advanced materials and manufacturing techniques in the development of new “low-head” hydropower technologies.