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Energy Department announces $14.5 million to advance geothermal energy development. Published on April 25, 2018 by Kevin Randolph. Tweet. Share. Share. Share. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced Monday up to $14.5 million in new funding to advance geothermal energy development, focusing on ...
Colin Egerer describes himself as a “theory guy,” but he's working at one of the world's foremost facilities for physics experiments. In fact, Egerer will join a whole department of theory people at the Jefferson Lab. He's a Ph.D. student in William & Mary's Department of Physics, but will spend much of his time ...

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – A team of Middlebury College students has won the Department of Energy's (DOE) international Race to Zero Student Design Competition for its energy efficient re-envisioning of Mary Hogan Elementary School in Middlebury. The event took place April 20–22 at the DOE's National ...
GREENWOOD (KFSM) — The Department of Energy will conduct training exercises that will close parts of Arkansas 96, the department said in a news release. Arkansas 96 will be closed from Arkansas 22 (Fort Street) to Been Ridge Road on Thursday (April 26) from 7-10 p.m. The Department of Energy's ...
Four Michigan State University students earned DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program awards for their research in various areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, making MSU the most-decorated institution represented at the program. The awardees are:.
The National Association of Manufacturers is working with the U.S. Department of Energy on a campaign to highlight examples of sustainability in the manufacturing sector. The initiative seeks to build on progress made in energy savings in recent years. The National Association of Manufacturers is teaming ...

Over the weekend, the Energy Department put the next generation of cyber defenders through a trial run. The agency on Saturday brought together 25 teams of college students to participate in the third Cyber Defense Challenge. Each team built its own infrastructure network and then defended that ...
In a statement, a spokeswoman for Perry noted that “industry and other stakeholders visit the Department of Energy on a daily basis.” She called Edelman's assertions “ridiculous.” Edelman began working at the Energy Department in 2015, under Secretary Ernest Moniz, a nuclear physicist and professor ...
“The Department of Energy just completed a study of how the grid operated during late December, early January, when the Northeast had what they call the bomb cyclone, that extended cold snap,” said Terry Jarrett, an energy attorney and consultant who has served on both the National Association of ...
Energy Department, NASA hosts energy technology competition. Published on April 02, 2018 by Kevin Randolph. The Department of Energy's (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched on Thursday the NASA iTech challenge, ...
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Power grid manager PJM Interconnection on Friday urged the U.S. Department of Energy not to take extraordinary action ordering subsidies to keep uncompetitive coal and nuclear power plants operating. FirstEnergy's power plant subsidiary, FirstEnergy Solutions (FES), asked the ...
AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) - South Carolina's biggest environmental hazard - the Liquid Waste Mission at Savannah River Site - will remain under Savannah River Remediation's (SRR) control for at least another 10 months. The Department of Energy named a new contractor, Savannah River ...
The U.S. Department of Energy has authorized construction to move forward on the three primary buildings of a $6.5 billion uranium processing facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel. The project will include the Main Process ...
Now, however, she has joined the Trump administration as a senior adviser for external affairs in the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, which deals primarily with the electricity grid. Before joining a number of other Koch network alum in the Trump ...
The Department of Energy (DOE) is touting a new study as proof that coal use is key in order to keep houses lit and offices warm during major storm events. An analysis from DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory found that coal energy was the biggest asset to a reliable energy grid during the ...
WASHINGTON - A 700-mile transmission line project that's supposed to deliver large quantities of electricity from Oklahoma wind farms to customers in the southeast has been another dealt a blow by the Department of Energy. According to Reuters, the department has pulled out of a development deal with ...
Griffith, who has been principal deputy assistant secretary in the Energy Department's Office of International Affairs, will join the National Economic Council, where he will coordinate White House efforts on international energy and climate issues. The position is said to be for a three-month trial basis that ...

For researchers supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in Washington, D.C., a 6-month wait for a federal budget may have been worth it. DOE's basic research wing, the Office of Science, gets a 16% boost, to $6.26 billion, in a 2018 omnibus spending bill passed by Congress this week.
Ypsilanti already produces an impressive 50 watts of solar power per capita, and it's aiming to continue demonstrating national leadership as it vies for U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding to expand renewable energy in the city. The city is participating in the SunShot Prize: Solar in Your Community ...
The U.S. Department of Energy is again giving public bus tours of its Oak Ridge Facilities. The reservation-wide tours begin at the American Museum for Science and Energy and visit all three historic Manhattan Project sites in Oak Ridge. Visitors can get a first-hand look at federal research work going on in ...
FORT HALL - The Battelle Energy Alliance, operator of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), presented a check for $10,000 to the Shoshone-Bannock Jr/Sr High School. This investment was made possible through an INL Informal STEM Grant for the school's new ...
Agencies dealing with nuclear materials face critical management challenges. The Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) manages the nuclear weapons stockpile and supports nonproliferation efforts. DOE addresses contamination at nuclear weapons production ...
The bill, S. 2503, would authorize various research and development programs within the Department Of Energy's Office of Science, including authorizations within each of the six core program offices. Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Cantwell introduced the legislation early last week. “I am also pleased ...
That's one reason the Energy Department will — if Congress goes along with the funding — set up a cybersecurity, energy security and emergency response office. That plan has the endorsement of the non-profit group Protect our Power. Suedeen Kelly, a partner at the law firm Jenner and Block and a ...
A train carrying cars loaded with coal. Photo: Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images. HOUSTON — The Trump administration is set to ask companies to help the government develop small-scale coal-fired power plants, a top agency official told Axios Tuesday on the sidelines of a major energy conference here.
Cape Town – Nuclear power will still remain part of South Africa's energy mix, Parliament has heard. At a briefing by the Independent Power Producers (IPP) Office to the portfolio committee on energy on Tuesday, Director General of the energy department Thabane Zulu said that it should not come as a ...
Lawmakers got some reassurance that the Energy Department's new cyber unit was a good organizational move. On Feb. 14, Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced a new cybersecurity office -- the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response. The department is seeking $96 million ...
Solar wafter manufacture 1366 Technologies has decided to build it's first full-scale factory in a foreign country rather than in Genesee County. The innovative Masschuchett's-based company made its decision based on delays and uncertainty around a loan guarantee from the Department of Energy.
A memorandum of understanding, establishing the Savannah River National Laboratory as the lead national lab for legacy remediation work, was signed Thursday. Pictured, from left, are Dr. Terry Michalske, director of SRNL; U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar; and ...
Travis Fisher, a political appointee at the Energy Department who oversaw a high-profile electricity study, is leaving the agency, according to an administration official. Why it matters: Departures of top advisers always matter. And in this case Fisher's time at the agency was marked by controversy surrounding Energy ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $11.5 million in new funding to deploy energy infrastructure on tribal lands. This funding through the DOE Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs will support Native American and Alaska Native communities interested ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) and the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) have selected nine projects to receive approximately $6.5 million in federal funding for Phase I of the Fossil Fuel Large-Scale Pilots funding opportunity ...
The Energy Department (DOE) is creating a new office to "bolster" its cybersecurity and energy security efforts. The new Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response, announced Wednesday, would support the department's "expanded" national security responsibilities. The White ...
The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology met Tuesday to hear about management and priorities at the Department of Energy (DOE), and at first blush, the hearing could not have been more bipartisan. Both Republican and Democratic members of the committee heaped praise on DOE's ...
A few months ago, the Department of Energy (DOE) made a request to one of its national labs, the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), to study the impacts on the electricity grid of a severe cold snap called the bomb cyclone that hit the Northeast in early January 2018. NETL conducts important ...
Drivers will pay the highest gasoline prices this summer since 2014 as record demand combines with higher crude prices to raise costs, according to a government forecast. The U.S. Department of Energy projects gasoline will average $2.74 a gallon, topping last summer's average by 32 cents.
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Energy has commissioned a national group of scientists to study the viability of diluting surplus weapons-grade plutonium and storing it permanently at the federal government's underground repository in southern New Mexico. A committee of The National ...
The Department of Energy penned a letter earlier this month. In it, a top manager said the DOE is concerned that these documents from Bechtel haven't been provided or are incomplete. And the letter said this problem has been going on for a while. The letter referenced reports from 2013 and from late last ...
The Trump administration said it would seek a $2.6 billion increase for the Department of Energy, with a total request of $30.6 billion, largely to modernize the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal. The more extensive budget makes clear that much of the weapons funding would go to projects at New Mexico's labs ...
Oak Ridge High School placed first in the annual competition and received an all-expenses-paid trip to the U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C., held April 26-30, as well as a $1,000 cash prize and a first-place trophy, a press release said. The Tennessee Science Bowl is ...
The Trump administration said it would seek a $2.6 billion increase for the Department of Energy, with a total request of $30.6 billion, largely to modernize the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal. The more extensive budget makes clear that much of the weapons funding would go to projects at New Mexico's labs ...
The Department of Energy has taken down posters with the slogan “every leak makes us weak,” responding to an investigation by the Office of Special Counsel. The anti-leaking posters were put up on the walls of the Energy Department headquarters in Washington, DC, last year under President Trump, ...
The Department of Energy's (DOE) Los Alamos National Laboratory didn't properly protect workers from exposure to beryllium for a period in 2016, a new report found. DOE's Office of Inspector General found that Los Alamos, operated by a private contractor, temporarily used different, unapproved methods ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected six projects to receive $17.6 million in federal funding under the Office of Fossil Energy's Novel and Enabling Carbon Capture Transformational Technologies funding opportunity announcement. This FOA will address the cost and ...
Travis Fisher, a political appointee at the Energy Department who oversaw a high-profile electricity study, is leaving the agency, according to an administration official. Why it matters: Departures of top advisers always matter. And in this case Fisher's time at the agency was marked by controversy surrounding Energy ...
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy has selected seven projects to receive approximately $44 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development through the funding opportunity announcement, Design and Testing of Advanced Carbon Capture Technologies.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WJBF)- President Trump's Department of Energy proposes eliminating the MOX project, which employs more than a thousand people in Aiken. The future of the over-budget, behind schedule project has been brought to the table again. President Trump's Department of Energy's budget ...
The Energy Department is elevating its efforts to oversee and respond to cyber threats against the nation's critical infrastructure. Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced a new Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response. The White House included $96 million in funding for the office ...
Six months after reports surfaced that the Energy Department had mounted posters discouraging employees from “leaking” to the news media, the Office of Special Counsel responded to a complaint by confirming that the posters have been removed and new whistleblower protection guidance published. Last August, E&E ...
WASHINGTON - A bankrupt Texas clean coal developer has been cited by the Department of Energy's Inspector General for misspending $2.5 million in federal funds. Summit Texas Clean Energy LLC announced plans in 2008 to develop a coal plant in West Texas that would capture 90 percent of the ...


 

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