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BPA and Oregon BEST Launch New Prize Program for Energy Innovation

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:54
div class=dateApril 18, 2014/diva href=/oe/articles/bpa-and-oregon-best-launch-new-prize-program-energy-innovation class=title-linkspanBPA and Oregon BEST Launch New Prize Program for Energy Innovation/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pThe 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./p /div/div/div

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

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:03
div class=dateApril 17, 2014/diva href=/articles/lieutenant-general-frank-g-klotz-usaf-ret-sworn-nnsa-administrator class=title-linkspanLieutenant General Frank G. Klotz, USAF (Ret) Sworn In as NNSA Administrator/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pSecretary of Energy Ernest Moniz swore in Frank G. Klotz as the Department of Energy’s Undersecretary for Nuclear Security and NNSA Administrator./p /div/div/div

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

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 18:17
div class=dateApril 17, 2014/diva href=/indianenergy/articles/april-23-webinar-examine-first-two-steps-tribal-energy-project-development class=title-linkspanApril 23 Webinar to Examine First Two Steps of Tribal Energy Project Development Process /span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pAttend 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./p /div/div/div

AMO Requests Technical Topics Suitable for a Manufacturing Innovation Institute

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:23
div class=dateApril 17, 2014/diva href=/eere/amo/articles/amo-requests-technical-topics-suitable-manufacturing-innovation-institute class=title-linkspanAMO Requests Technical Topics Suitable for a Manufacturing Innovation Institute/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pThe Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) seeks information on mid-Technology Readiness Level (TRL) research and development (Ramp;D) needs, market challenges, supply chain challenges, and shared facility needs to address challenges associated with clean energy manufacturing./p /div/div/div

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

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:30
div class=dateApril 17, 2014/diva href=/articles/statement-us-secretary-energy-ernest-moniz-new-leadership-ames-national-laboratory class=title-linkspanA Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on New Leadership at Ames National Laboratory/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pThis week, the Energy Department welcomes Dr. Adam Schwartz as the new director of Ames National Laboratory./p /div/div/div

White House Solar Champions of Change - Watch Now

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:29
div class=dateApril 17, 2014/diva href=/eere/sunshot/articles/white-house-solar-champions-change-watch-now class=title-linkspanWhite House Solar Champions of Change - Watch Now/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pOn 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./p /div/div/div

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

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:48
div class=dateApril 17, 2014/diva href=/articles/energy-department-announces-15-million-help-communities-boost-solar-deployment class=title-linkspanEnergy Department Announces $15 Million to Help Communities Boost Solar Deployment/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pIn 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./p /div/div/div

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

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 17:42
div class=dateApril 16, 2014/diva href=/eere/articles/doe-announces-webinars-fuel-cells-nascar-advanced-energy-retrofit-guide-healthcare class=title-linkspanDOE Announces Webinars on Fuel Cells at NASCAR, an Advanced Energy Retrofit Guide for Healthcare Facilities, and More/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pEERE 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./p h4Upcoming Webinars/h4 h5April 17: Live Webinar on Fuel Cells at NASCAR/h5 pWebinar Sponsor: a href=https://www1.eere.energy.gov/hydrogenandfuelcells/EERE’s Fuel Cell Technologies Office/a/p/div/div/div

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

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:46
div class=dateApril 16, 2014/diva href=/eere/amo/articles/amo-would-invite-you-register-now-2014-better-buildings-summit class=title-linkspanAMO would like to invite you to register now for the 2014 Better Buildings Summit/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pDon'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./p /div/div/div

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

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:30
div class=dateApril 16, 2014/diva href=/eere/articles/energy-department-announces-44-million-support-next-generation-advanced-hydropower class=title-linkspanEnergy Department Announces $4.4 Million to Support Next-Generation Advanced Hydropower Manufacturing/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pThe 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./p /div/div/div

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

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:05
div class=dateApril 16, 2014/diva href=/eere/water/articles/department-energy-issues-draft-renewable-energy-and-efficient-energy-projects class=title-linkspanDepartment of Energy Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pThe 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./p /div/div/div

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

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:35
div class=dateApril 16, 2014/diva href=/eere/wind/articles/department-energy-issues-draft-renewable-energy-and-efficient-energy-projects class=title-linkspanDepartment of Energy Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pThe 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./p /div/div/div

Energy Secretary Moniz Announces 2013 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award Winners

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:30
div class=dateApril 16, 2014/diva href=/articles/energy-secretary-moniz-announces-2013-ernest-orlando-lawrence-award-winners class=title-linkspanEnergy Secretary Moniz Announces 2013 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award Winners/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pU.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./p /div/div/div

U.S. Parking Facilities Cut Energy Use by 90 Percent, Switch 270 Million Square Feet to Energy Efficient Lighting

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:55
div class=dateApril 16, 2014/diva href=/articles/us-parking-facilities-cut-energy-use-90-percent-switch-270-million-square-feet-energy class=title-linkspanU.S. Parking Facilities Cut Energy Use by 90 Percent, Switch 270 Million Square Feet to Energy Efficient Lighting/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pMore than 100 U.S. Businesses Installing Energy Efficient Lighting at Parking Lots and Garages/p /div/div/div

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

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:31
div class=dateApril 16, 2014/diva href=/articles/department-energy-issues-draft-renewable-energy-and-efficient-energy-projects-solicitation class=title-linkspanDepartment of Energy Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pIn 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./p /div/div/div

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

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:44
div class=dateApril 15, 2014/diva href=/eere/articles/energy-department-announces-10-million-technologies-produce-advanced-biofuel-products class=title-linkspanEnergy Department Announces $10 Million for Technologies to Produce Advanced Biofuel Products from Biomass/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pThe 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./p /div/div/div

Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Research Call

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:15
div class=dateApril 15, 2014/diva href=/oe/articles/cybersecurity-energy-delivery-systems-ceds-research-call class=title-linkspanCybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Research Call/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pThe 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./p /div/div/div

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

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:49
div class=dateApril 15, 2014/diva href=/articles/new-york-completes-smart-grid-project-build-more-reliable-resilient-power-grid class=title-linkspanNew York Completes Smart Grid Project to Build a More Reliable, Resilient Power Grid/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pAs part of the Obama Administration’s broader efforts to strengthen critical energy infrastructure and build a stronger, more reliable 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./p /div/div/div

Media Invitation: 2014 SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Peer Review

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:27
div class=dateApril 14, 2014/divdiv class=field field-name-field-article-hero field-type-energy-hero field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item field-item-0div class=energy-hero energy-static-imagea href=/eere/sunshot-summit/articles/media-invitation-2014-sunshot-grand-challenge-summit-and-peer-review class=spanimg data-fid=792871 class=energy-static-image-imagelink-150 typeof=foaf:Image src=http://energy.gov/sites/prod/files/styles/imagelink_150/public/save_the_date_sunshotsummit2014.jpg?itok=Nna40jdS alt= //span/a/div/div/div/diva href=/eere/sunshot-summit/articles/media-invitation-2014-sunshot-grand-challenge-summit-and-peer-review class=title-linkspanMedia Invitation: 2014 SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Peer Review /span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pMembers 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./p /div/div/div

Summit Attendees to Learn About SunShot Funding Opportunities and More

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:23
div class=dateApril 14, 2014/diva href=/eere/sunshot-summit/articles/summit-attendees-learn-about-sunshot-funding-opportunities-and-more class=title-linkspanSummit Attendees to Learn About SunShot Funding Opportunities and More/span/adiv class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv property=content:encoded class=field-item odd pAre 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. a href=/eere/sunshot-summit/registrationReserve your spot now/a./p/div/div/div

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