Posts Tagged ‘department of energy’

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Are Hydrogen Fuel Cells Vehicles Dead On Arrival?

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

The national vision by politicians, economists, industrialists and environmentalists to transition to hydrogen economy by 2030 seems deadlocked, with hydrogen fuel cells projected to represent[...]
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How Much Energy Does the U.S. Military Consume? – An Update

Posted on August 5th, 2013 by

Since the beginning of the 20th century energy has been a critical factor for armed forces worldwide. From the end of the Cold War to[...]

What Drives Water and Energy Improvements?

Posted on June 13th, 2013 by

When I started this article, the answer seemed clear. Shockwaves resounded as I drilled down on this rather complex subject. Judgment is tempered on the[...]

Bandgap Engineering Aims to Double Solar Cell Efficiency

Posted on November 9th, 2012 by

Bandgap Engineering, a startup company that received  $750,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy in 2011, is aiming to double the efficiency of[...]
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Head of ARPA-E Sketches Course for Energy Research

Posted on September 12th, 2012 by

ARPA-E, a Department of Energy research agency focused in funding projects that improve and regulate energy emissions and deploy advance energy technologies, will be working[...]
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New mileage standards would double fuel efficiency

Posted on August 28th, 2012 by

New regulations toward cutting greenhouse gas emissions were finalized by the Obama administration. The new rules will require the fleet of new cars and trucks[...]
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Potential Government Funding Opportunities Available For Your Energy Company

Posted on April 4th, 2012 by

Manny Oliver, Director of the Small Business Innovation Research & Small Business Technology Transfer Programs for the Department of Energy, discusses the objectives of these programs[...]

Why InterContinental Hotels Group Is Taking The Better Buildings Challenge

Posted on January 9th, 2012 by

Paul Snyder,Vice-President of Corporate Responsibility for InterContinental Hotels Group Koloa Landing (IHG), discusses why his company signed up for the Better Buildings Challenge and offers insight[...]
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The Better Buildings Initiative: Why Companies Are Taking The Challenge

Posted on January 9th, 2012 by

 Photo by: Dennis Schroeder/NREL  Maria Vargas, of the Department of Energy, provides some insight into some of the Better Buildings Initiative’s early accomplishments.

How Imperative Energy Helps European Union Companies Generate Bio-Energy

Posted on November 20th, 2011 by

Joe O’Carroll, Managing Director of Imperative Energy, discusses what responsibilities his company offers when they help companies decide how to become more responsible about energy[...]

How Clean Tech Companies Choose A Manufacturing Site

Posted on October 11th, 2011 by

David Bergeron, a Partner at T3, discusses what clean tech companies are looking for when they search for that next manufacturing plant.
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How Successful Is ARRA’s Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant Program

Posted on October 4th, 2011 by

David Ross, Branch Chief of the Block Grants Program for the DOE in Golden Colorado, talks about the current impact of the American Recovery and[...]

Univ. of Maryland Wins DOE Solar Decathlon 2011

Posted on October 3rd, 2011 by

University of Maryland wins DOE Solar Decathlon 2011 The University of Maryland has won the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 in Washington, D.C.[...]
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Bloom Energy Fuel Cells Added To 11 AT&T Sites

Posted on July 13th, 2011 by

AT&T to power 11 California sites with Bloom Energy Fuel Cells, the DOE offers conditional $105 Million Loan Guarantee for Innovative Cellulosic Bio-Refinery in Iowa, and investment in renewable energy surges around the world.