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DOE Unveils Plan for Long-Term Hydroelectric Power Development

Posted on May 6th, 2014 by

DOE Unveils Plan for Long-Term Hydroelectric Power Development The U.S. Department of Energy recently unveiled the “Hydropower Vision Plan” – an ambitious multi-year plan designed[...]

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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Bright Idea: Meet Approaching Building Energy Mandates Through Lighting Control Innovations

Posted on August 28th, 2013 by

For most local governments, improving energy efficiency is on a long list of facility needs. But a rapidly approaching federal deadline puts some teeth into[...]
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eGallon Understates The Costs of Driving Electric Vehicles

Posted on July 22nd, 2013 by

  The energy department recently released a new tool intended to encourage the public to buy more electric vehicles.  Released with much fanfare, the eGallon[...]

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[...]

Energy Efficiency, Renewables, and the DOE Budget

Posted on May 15th, 2013 by

Belt-tightening in Washington hasn’t yet hit the Department of Energy (DOE). Its fiscal year (FY) 2014 Congressional Budget Request of $28.415 billion represents an increase[...]

Research Facility Spurs New High Performance Buildings

Posted on January 30th, 2013 by

Research Facility Spurs New High Performance Buildings Energy savings is precisely what the Research Support Facility at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable[...]

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[...]

Agua Caliente in Arizona to Deliver 290 MW Solar Power by 2014

Posted on July 22nd, 2012 by

The massive solar farm located in Yuma County, Arizona, is now delivering over 200 MW of clean solar electricity – making it the world’s largest[...]

Energy Department Invests $7 Million in Energy-Efficient Lighting Projects

Posted on July 10th, 2012 by

  Last month the U.S. Energy Department announced that it would be investing $7 million in three energy-efficient lighting projects as part of its effort[...]
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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[...]

SolarCity to Build 1.6-MW Solar Power System for Chico Unified School District

Posted on October 10th, 2011 by

SolarCity to build 1.6-MW solar power system for Chico Unified School District SolarCity said it will install a 1.6-MW solar power system for the Chico[...]

Michigan to install energy-efficient induction roadway lights near Detroit Metro Airport

Posted on September 13th, 2011 by

Michigan to install energy-efficient induction roadway lights near Detroit Metro Airport The Michigan Department of Transportation will replace more than 200 inefficient high-pressure sodium roadway[...]
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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.