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BPA and Oregon BEST Launch New Prize Program for Energy Innovation

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:54
April 18, 2014BPA and Oregon BEST Launch New Prize Program for Energy Innovation

The Bonneville Power Administration has partnered with Oregon BEST in a new academic prize program that engages teams of the region's most promising university students in collaborative, real-world, applied study projects that support the development of innovative solutions to the challenges faced by the Northwest's electric grid.

Lieutenant General Frank G. Klotz, USAF (Ret) Sworn In as NNSA Administrator

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:03
April 17, 2014Lieutenant General Frank G. Klotz, USAF (Ret) Sworn In as NNSA Administrator

Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz swore in Frank G. Klotz as the Department of Energy’s Undersecretary for Nuclear Security and NNSA Administrator.

April 23 Webinar to Examine First Two Steps of Tribal Energy Project Development Process

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 18:17
April 17, 2014April 23 Webinar to Examine First Two Steps of Tribal Energy Project Development Process

Attend this webinar for an in-depth look at the first two steps of the energy project development framework developed by the DOE Office of Indian Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to help guide Tribes on the path toward successful tribal renewable energy project development.

AMO Requests Technical Topics Suitable for a Manufacturing Innovation Institute

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:23
April 17, 2014AMO Requests Technical Topics Suitable for a Manufacturing Innovation Institute

The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) seeks information on mid-Technology Readiness Level (TRL) research and development (R&D) needs, market challenges, supply chain challenges, and shared facility needs to address challenges associated with clean energy manufacturing.

A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on New Leadership at Ames National Laboratory

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:30
April 17, 2014A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on New Leadership at Ames National Laboratory

This week, the Energy Department welcomes Dr. Adam Schwartz as the new director of Ames National Laboratory.

White House Solar Champions of Change - Watch Now

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:29
April 17, 2014White House Solar Champions of Change - Watch Now

On April 17, 2014 the White House honored solar energy deployment Champions of Change from across the United States. The honorees include several current and former SunShot awardees.

Energy Department Announces $15 Million to Help Communities Boost Solar Deployment

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:48
April 17, 2014Energy Department Announces $15 Million to Help Communities Boost Solar Deployment

In support of the Administration’s goal of doubling renewable energy generation for a second time by 2020, the Energy Department today announced $15 million to help communities develop multi-year solar plans to install affordable solar electricity for homes and businesses.

DOE Announces Webinars on Fuel Cells at NASCAR, an Advanced Energy Retrofit Guide for Healthcare Facilities, and More

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 17:42
April 16, 2014DOE Announces Webinars on Fuel Cells at NASCAR, an Advanced Energy Retrofit Guide for Healthcare Facilities, 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. View this week's webinars.

AMO would like to invite you to register now for the 2014 Better Buildings Summit

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:46
April 16, 2014AMO would like to invite you to register now for the 2014 Better Buildings Summit

Don't miss out on the Department of Energy's 2014 Better Buildings Summit taking place May 7-9 in Washington D.C. The Summit is a unique opportunity for Better Plants Partners and other AMO stakeholders to network with peers and learn about proven market and technology solutions that drive energy efficiency. Highlighted sessions for industrial sector attendees include energy efficiency's impact on global competitiveness, best practices in industrial data management, leveraging utility programs for industrial energy efficiency, and process improvement focused energy efficiency programs.

Energy Department Announces $4.4 Million to Support Next-Generation Advanced Hydropower Manufacturing

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:30
April 16, 2014Energy Department Announces $4.4 Million to Support Next-Generation Advanced Hydropower Manufacturing

The Energy Department today announced $4.4 million to support the application of advanced materials and manufacturing techniques to the development of next-generation hydropower technologies.

Department of Energy Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:05
April 16, 2014Department of Energy Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation

The Energy Department issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation today for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the United States that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases.

Department of Energy Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:35
April 16, 2014Department of Energy Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation

The Energy Department issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation today for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the United States that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases.

Energy Secretary Moniz Announces 2013 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award Winners

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:30
April 16, 2014Energy Secretary Moniz Announces 2013 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award Winners

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced six exceptional U.S. scientists and engineers as recipients of the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award for their contributions in research and development that supports the Energy Department’s science, energy and national security missions.

Department of Energy Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:31
April 16, 2014Department of Energy Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation

In support of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Department of Energy issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation today for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases.

Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Technologies to Produce Advanced Biofuel Products from Biomass

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:44
April 15, 2014Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Technologies to Produce Advanced Biofuel Products from Biomass

The Energy Department today announced up to $10 million in funding to advance the production of advanced biofuels, substitutes for petroleum-based feedstocks, and bioproducts made from renewable, non-food-based biomass, such as agricultural residues and woody biomass.

New York Completes Smart Grid Project to Build a More Reliable, Resilient Power Grid

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:49
April 15, 2014New York Completes Smart Grid Project to Build a More Reliable, Resilient Power Grid

The Energy Department recognized the completion of New York Independent System Operator’s smart grid and control center project in Rensselaer, New York.

Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Research Call

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:15
April 15, 2014Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Research Call

The Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), on behalf of the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE), is seeking applications to conduct research, development and demonstrations leading to next generation tools and technologies that will become widely adopted to enhance and accelerate deployment of cybersecurity capabilities for the U.S energy infrastructure, including cyber secure integration of smart grid technologies.

Media Invitation: 2014 SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Peer Review

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:27
April 14, 2014Media Invitation: 2014 SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Peer Review

Members of the media are invited to attend the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative’s 2014 Grand Challenge Summit and Peer Review in Anaheim, California from May 19-22, 2014.

Summit Attendees to Learn About SunShot Funding Opportunities and More

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:23
April 14, 2014Summit Attendees to Learn About SunShot Funding Opportunities and More

Are you interested in applying for a SunShot Initiative competitive award? Do you have questions about SunShot’s upcoming funding opportunities and priority focus areas? Learn all this and more at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit in Anaheim, CA, May 19-22. Reserve your spot now.