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FY17 SBIR Phase I Release 1 FOA Released: Includes Fuel Cell Catalysts and Hydrogen Delivery

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 12:00
August 23, 2016FY17 SBIR Phase I Release 1 FOA Released: Includes Fuel Cell Catalysts and Hydrogen Delivery

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the 2017 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase I Release 1 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), including two subtopics focused on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. The fuel cell subtopic includes novel, durable supports for low-platinum group metal catalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. The hydrogen delivery subtopic focuses on metal hydride materials for compression.

Aug. 31 Webinar to Focus on Project Regulatory Considerations

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 11:43
August 23, 2016Aug. 31 Webinar to Focus on Project Regulatory Considerations

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy, in partnership with Western Area Power Administration, is hosting a free webinar on "Project Regulatory Considerations" Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.

Energy Department Driving Clean Energy Development and Sustainable Solutions in 16 States

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 17:00
August 22, 2016Energy Department Driving Clean Energy Development and Sustainable Solutions in 16 States

The Energy Department today awarded $5 million to 16 states to advance innovative approaches for clean energy development that will reduce energy bills for American families and businesses, protect the environment by reducing carbon emissions, and increase our nation's energy security and resiliency.

Energy Department Invests $3 Million to Train Future Energy Scientists

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 13:23
August 22, 2016Energy Department Invests $3 Million to Train Future Energy Scientists

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it will invest a total of $3 million in nine projects selected under its University Training and Research (UTR) program, which awards research-based educational grants to U.S. universities and colleges in areas that promote Office of Fossil Energy goals.

White House Announces Sept. 26 Tribal Nations Conference; Releases Progress Report

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:49
August 22, 2016White House Announces Sept. 26 Tribal Nations Conference; Releases Progress Report

President Obama will host the 2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference on Monday, Sept. 26, in Washington, D.C. The President’s final Tribal Nations Conference will continue to build on his Administration’s firm commitment to strengthening the government-to-government relationship with Indian Country and improving the lives of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Southern Ute Indian Tribe to Begin Construction on Solar Project

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:31
August 22, 2016Southern Ute Indian Tribe to Begin Construction on Solar Project

Construction on the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s 1.3-megawatt ground-mounted solar array in Ignacio, Colorado, will begin in early September, according to Namaste Solar, an employee-owned cooperative that will design, develop, and construct the solar array.

Rochelle Blaustein Joins Office of Technology Transitions as Deputy Director

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:22
August 22, 2016Rochelle Blaustein Joins Office of Technology Transitions as Deputy Director

Announcement from the Office of Technology Transitions, August 22, 2016.

Washington, D.C. –The Department of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) is delighted to announce that that Rochelle Blaustein has joined the team as its Deputy Director.