Energy Department Launches Up to $30 Million Effort to Improve Solar Module Materials

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September 15, 2016Energy Department Launches Up to $30 Million Effort to Improve Solar Module Materials

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced a new Energy Materials Network (EMN) consortium, the Durable Module Materials (DuraMat) National Lab Consortium led by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

Podcast Highlights Solar Energy Potential in Alaska

DOE RSS - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 18:14
September 14, 2016Podcast Highlights Solar Energy Potential in Alaska

The 2016 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy report “Solar Energy Prospecting in Remote Alaska: An Economic Analysis of Solar Photovoltaics in the Last Frontier State” was featured in a recent Yale Climate Connections podcast entitled “Solar Even In Alaska: Really? Really!” The story focuses on a key finding highlighted in the report—that it can make economic sense for certain diesel-dependent remote Alaskan villages to make the switch to solar along with other electricity-saving measures.

Minister Carr Tours Smart Grid Electric Vehicle Charging Project at BC Institute of Technology

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 17:25
...Minister Carr Tours Smart Grid Electric Vehicle Charging Project at BC Institute of Technology TMCNet: Minister Carr Tours Smart Grid Electric Vehicle Charging Project ...

Smart Appliance Technology Analysis and Market Forecast 2016 - 2021

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 16:12
...Implementation and operation is becoming increasingly easy for end-users, facilitating rapid growth in the Do-it-Yourself (DIY) segment. Smart Grid integrators play an important role defining smart appliance standards through transferring knowledge, testing efficiency, and optimizing systems and networks ...

DOE Releases Sources Sought/Request for Information for the Low-Level Waste/Mixed Low-Level Waste Disposal (2018) Procurement

DOE RSS - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 15:00
September 14, 2016DOE Releases Sources Sought/Request for Information for the Low-Level Waste/Mixed Low-Level Waste Disposal (2018) Procurement

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC) today issued a Sources Sought/Request for Information (RFI) seeking interested parties with the specialized capabilities necessary to meet the requirements for the Low-Level Waste/Mixed Low-Level Waste (LLW/MLLW) Disposal (2018) procurement.

Global Electrical Equipment Market for Power Distribution Industry to Witness Robust Growth Through 2020, Owing to Implementation of Smart Grid Technology: Technavio

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 13:36
...Global Electrical Equipment Market for Power Distribution Industry to Witness Robust Growth Through 2020, Owing to Implementation of Smart Grid Technology: Technavio TMCNet: Global Electrical Equipment Market for Power Distribution Industry to Witness Robust Growth Through 2020, Owing to ...

OP5 is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Jonas Vestin as Group Chief Executive Officer

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 11:50
...for the infranet industry, like Utilities and Telcos. Eltel Smart Metering delivers turnkey solutions to implement Smart Meters in a Smart Grid environment for electric, water and heating consumer services. Jonas Vestin, Chief Executive Officer Before joining Eltel Networks AB, Jonas ...

Energy Department Announces Up to $107 Million for Innovative Projects and New Funding to Advance Solar Technologies

DOE RSS - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 10:00
September 14, 2016Energy Department Announces Up to $107 Million for Innovative Projects and New Funding to Advance Solar Technologies

Today the Energy Department announced up to $107 million in new projects and planned funding in order to support America's continued leadership in clean energy innovation through solar technology.

TI unveils first ultra-low power dual-band wireless MCU in production

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 09:00
...a range of up to 20 km on a coin cell battery for building and factory automation, alarm and security, smart grid, asset tracking and wireless sensor network applications. For more information, visit www.ti.com/cc1350-pr . Experience the interactive ...

Bioenergy Technologies Office Hosts Alternative Aviation Fuel Workshop

DOE RSS - Tue, 09/13/2016 - 16:40
September 13, 2016Bioenergy Technologies Office Hosts Alternative Aviation Fuel Workshop

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is hosting a 2-day workshop gathering lead experts in the field of aviation biofuels on September 14–15, 2016. The Alternative Aviation Fuel Workshop, which is being held in Macon, Georgia, will advance the understanding of current opportunities to increase the competitiveness of alternative jet fuels.

Department of Energy Announces 16 New Projects to Transform Energy Storage and Conversion

DOE RSS - Tue, 09/13/2016 - 15:53
September 13, 2016Department of Energy Announces 16 New Projects to Transform Energy Storage and Conversion

ARPA-E Awards $37 Million to Develop Innovative Solutions to Overcome the Limits of Battery, Fuel Cell Technologies

Superior Energy Performance Chosen as Finalist for Electronics Award

DOE RSS - Tue, 09/13/2016 - 15:27
September 13, 2016Superior Energy Performance Chosen as Finalist for Electronics Award

The Superior Energy Performance™ (SEP) program administered through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) was named a finalist for the Green Electronics Council’s 2016 Catalyst Award. This prestigious global competition honors creative solutions for the greening of electronics—an initiative that has already helped the industry aggressively shrink its carbon footprint—particularly in the customer end-use phase. SEP focuses sustainability efforts on the similarly important manufacturing stage of the electronics supply chain.

Vencore Labs To Assist DARPA In Protecting The Nation's Electrical Grid

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 09/13/2016 - 11:00
...engineers to restore electrical service within seven days in the event of a major attack. Vencore Labs, a leader in smart grid security and monitoring, will conduct research and deliver technologies in three of five technical areas (TA). This new work ...

Global X Funds Launches 3 Thematic Technology ETFs: Robotics & AI, FinTech, and Internet of Things

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 09/13/2016 - 10:10
...of Things (IoT). This includes the development and manufacturing of semiconductors and sensors, integrated products and solutions, and aplications serving smart grids, smart homes, connected cars, and the industrial Internet. The ecosystem of devices and objects that are wireless connected is ...

Data Acquisition System Protects Smart Grid Equipment from Harmful Faults While Improving Power Delivery

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 09/13/2016 - 08:37
...Data Acquisition System Protects Smart Grid Equipment from Harmful Faults While Improving Power Delivery TMCNet: Data Acquisition System Protects Smart Grid Equipment from Harmful Faults ...

FreeWave Technologies Announces Contest for Rugged, Outdoor Wi-Fi Applications

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Tue, 09/13/2016 - 08:01
...remote Wi-Fi connectivity in nontraditional settings. An award winning solution, the WP201 was recently recognized as an IoT Evolution Smart Grid Product of the Year for its versatility and dependability in industrial smart grid applications: http://www.iotevolutionworld.com/newsroom ...

DOE Issues Request for Information on H2@Scale—A Concept Using Hydrogen to Enable Deep Decarbonization Across Sectors

DOE RSS - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 15:29
September 12, 2016DOE Issues Request for Information on H2@Scale—A Concept Using Hydrogen to Enable Deep Decarbonization Across Sectors

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a request for information to gather feedback on H2 @ Scale, which is a concept to enable wide-scale deployment of hydrogen to deeply decarbonize the U.S. electricity generation, transportation, and industrial sectors. Examples of areas where feedback is needed include hydrogen production with renewables and process heat (e.g., from nuclear generation), materials development for high-temperature operation, analyses to project necessary energy storage and distribution infrastructure, and development of value-added applications for hydrogen in the industrial sector.

Exelon Recognized for Industry-Leading Sustainability Performance for Eleventh Year in a Row

Smart Grid.tmcnet.com - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 11:36
...said Chris Crane, president and CEO of Exelon. "This recognition validates our continuing efforts to incorporate clean energy, efficiency and smart grid technology as part of our strategy to build a sustainable and reliable next-generation energy grid." Continuing to make ...

DOE High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program Seeks to Fund New Proposals to Advance Energy Technologies

DOE RSS - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 11:04
September 12, 2016DOE High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program Seeks to Fund New Proposals to Advance Energy Technologies

The Energy Department’s Advanced Manufacturing Office today announced up to $3 million in available funding for manufacturers to use high-performance computing resources at the Department's national laboratories to tackle major manufacturing challenges.

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