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Tech-to-Market's Innovative Pathways Funding Opportunity

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 11:50
December 21, 2016Tech-to-Market's Innovative Pathways Funding Opportunity

Funding announcement from the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technology-to-Market Program, December 19, 2016.

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EERE's) Technology-to-Market Program (Tech-to-Market) has announced the availability of up to $4.2 million for the Innovative Pathways Funding Opportunity (DE-FOA-0001703).

Energy Department Offers Conditional Commitment for First Advanced Fossil Energy Loan Guarantee

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 09:55
December 21, 2016Energy Department Offers Conditional Commitment for First Advanced Fossil Energy Loan Guarantee

Lake Charles Methanol would be world’s first methanol production facility with carbon capture and first petcoke to methanol facility in U.S.

Innovators Drawn to Illinois by Argonne National Laboratory’s First Embedded Entrepreneurship Program

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 14:40
December 20, 2016Innovators Drawn to Illinois by Argonne National Laboratory’s First Embedded Entrepreneurship Program

University of Chicago’s Polsky Center and Purdue Foundry sign on to help support cleantech and advanced manufacturing entrepreneurs

VIDEO: FCTO Takes On the Mannequin Challenge

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 18:20
December 19, 2016VIDEO: FCTO Takes On the Mannequin Challenge

FREEZE! FCTO just nailed the Mannequin Challenge. Watch now to learn more about fuel cell vehicles and tour a cutting edge hydrogen demonstration station in Washington, DC.

DOE Awards Cooperative Agreement to New Mexico Energy, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 15:00
December 19, 2016DOE Awards Cooperative Agreement to New Mexico Energy, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation

Carlsbad, NM --The Department of Energy’s Carlsbad Field Office today awarded a $375,000, five-year cooperative agreement to the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Pendleton, Oregon for the coordination of activities to ensure the safe transportation of transuranic waste to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP).

National Governors Association Helps States with Grid Modernization

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 13:17
December 19, 2016National Governors Association Helps States with Grid Modernization

On December 13, 2016, the National Governors Association (NGA) announced the selection of Kentucky, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Washington to participate in an NGA Center for Best Practices Policy Academy on Power Sector Modernization.  The goal of the project is to position states for long-term success as they seek to align market incentives with policy go

FEMP Offers Training Series on the 2016 Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 11:18
December 19, 2016FEMP Offers Training Series on the 2016 Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings

This five-course online Certificate Series provides detailed guidance on the six individual Guiding Principles and offers recommended evidence of compliance for measuring and reporting on site-level progress.

Highlights from the 2016 Office of Indian Energy Program Review

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 18:54
December 16, 2016Highlights from the 2016 Office of Indian Energy Program Review

At the 2016 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Program Review held Nov. 14–17 in Denver, Colorado, Indian tribes from across the country reported on how they are using Office of Indian Energy grant funding to advance their energy efficiency and renewable energy projects and pursue their energy visions.

VIDEO: MotorWeek "Hydrogen Drive" Segment

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 18:17
December 16, 2016VIDEO: MotorWeek "Hydrogen Drive" Segment

A new video segment produced by Maryland Public Television's MotorWeek program gives viewers a first-hand look at what it’s like to drive a vehicle fueled by hydrogen and highlights the features and benefits of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).

Regional Feedstock Partnership Report Highlights Work to Enable the Billion-Ton Vision

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 13:43
December 16, 2016Regional Feedstock Partnership Report Highlights Work to Enable the Billion-Ton Vision

The Regional Feedstock Partnership (the Partnership)—a multi-institutional collaboration of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Department of Agriculture, representatives from land-grant universities, and industry—was first established to address issues associated with the development of a sustainable and projectable supply of feedstocks in the United States. Through its work during the past seven years, the Partnership has provided critical data to assist in validating the projections of the nation’s ability to produce at least 1 billion tons of cellulosic feedstocks annually by the year 2030. The Partnership has published a report to summarize its accomplishments from 2008–2014. DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) partnered with the Sun Grant Initiative and Idaho National Laboratory to co-author this report.

NOTICE OF INTENT: Industrial Assessment Center Extension

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 13:42
December 16, 2016NOTICE OF INTENT: Industrial Assessment Center Extension NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE A FUNDING OPPORTUNITY FOR EXTENDING INDUSTRIAL ASSESSMENT CENTERS TO UNDERSERVED AREAS

Funding Number: DE-FOA-0001704
Funding Amount: $4,080,000 - subject to appropriations

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Extending Industrial Assessment Centers to Underserved Areas.”

ARPA-E Announces $70 Million in Funding for New Programs to Power Transportation and Store Carbon in Soil

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 14:26
December 15, 2016ARPA-E Announces $70 Million in Funding for New Programs to Power Transportation and Store Carbon in Soil

Selection of 26 projects across two programs to help make transportation cleaner and mitigate carbon dioxide emissions.

DOE Announces Nearly $20 Million to Accelerate Energy Efficient Transportation and Systems

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 14:00
December 15, 2016DOE Announces Nearly $20 Million to Accelerate Energy Efficient Transportation and Systems

Today, the Energy Department announced $19.7 million, subject to appropriations, to support research and development of advanced vehicle technologies, including batteries, lightweight materials, and advanced combustion engines, as well as innovative technologies for energy efficient mobility.

DOE Announces Nearly $20 Million to Accelerate Energy Efficient Transportation and Systems

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 14:00
December 15, 2016DOE Announces Nearly $20 Million to Accelerate Energy Efficient Transportation and Systems

Today, the Energy Department announced $19.7 million, subject to appropriations, to support research and development of advanced vehicle technologies, including batteries, lightweight materials, and advanced combustion engines, as well as innovative technologies for energy efficient mobility.

Energy Department Announces Up to $8 Million to Develop Algae-Based Biofuels

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 13:16
December 15, 2016Energy Department Announces Up to $8 Million to Develop Algae-Based Biofuels

On December 15, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Bioenergy Technologies Office announced a funding opportunity of up to $8 million, subject to appropriations, for innovative technologies and approaches to help advance bioenergy and bioproducts from algae.

Energy Department Announces Up to $8 Million to Develop Algae-Based Biofuels

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 13:16
December 15, 2016Energy Department Announces Up to $8 Million to Develop Algae-Based Biofuels

On December 15, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Bioenergy Technologies Office announced a funding opportunity of up to $8 million, subject to appropriations, for innovative technologies and approaches to help advance bioenergy and bioproducts from algae.

Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0001679: Industrial Assessment Centers Technical Field Manager

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:25
December 15, 2016Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0001679: Industrial Assessment Centers Technical Field Manager

Funding: Up to $5,000,000, subject to appropriations
Open Date: December 14, 2016
Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
Funding Number: DE-FOA-0001679

SUMMARY

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) has issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Industrial Assessment Centers Technical Field Manager.”

DOE Office of Indian Energy to Host Three Regional Alaska Native Village Energy Workshops in January

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 18:55
December 14, 2016DOE Office of Indian Energy to Host Three Regional Alaska Native Village Energy Workshops in January

Many communities in rural Alaska are taking steps to lower energy costs, mitigate the impacts of climate change, and reduce reliance on imported fuel. To advance these efforts, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is offering a series of regional energy workshops in January 2017.

DOE Office of Indian Energy to Host Three Regional Alaska Native Village Energy Workshops in January

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 18:55
December 14, 2016DOE Office of Indian Energy to Host Three Regional Alaska Native Village Energy Workshops in January

Many communities in rural Alaska are taking steps to lower energy costs, mitigate the impacts of climate change, and reduce reliance on imported fuel. To advance these efforts, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is offering a series of regional energy workshops in January 2017.

Energy Department Announces Universities to Lead Industrial Assessment Centers Program

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 16:15
December 14, 2016Energy Department Announces Universities to Lead Industrial Assessment Centers Program

The Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) today announced nearly $35 million, subject to appropriations, for 28 higher education institutions from 25 states across the country to set up and operate regional Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs).