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DOE Grants Total $67M for 83 Nuclear Tech R&D, Engineering Projects; Ernest Moniz Comments

The Energy Department has awarded an estimated $67 million in total to fund 83 research and infrastructure enhancement projects on nuclear technology in support of the administration’s Climate Action Plan. DOE said Wednesday that the projects are expected to bolster energy security, clean energy and energy efficiency initiatives across the country. “These awards not …

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Robert Brese to Step Down as DOE CIO

Robert Brese will leave his post at the Energy Department as chief information officer on Sept. 5, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes that Brese plans to work in the private sector after more than three decades of combined federal and military service. Brese was the agency’s deputy CIO prior …

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DOE to Spotlight National Lab Supercomputers on Website

The Energy Department will feature supercomputers used at national laboratories on its web site this month to highlight scientific research initiatives at the labs, energy.gov reported Wednesday. DOE aims to shed light on the history and transformation of information technology resources at the national labs, Ben Dotson, project coordinator for digital reform …

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DOE Study Names Emerging Green Energy States

A federal report on renewable energy has identified several states as rising powerhouses for alternative sources of power that could rival fossil fuels, The Atlantic Cities reported Thursday. Thomas Stackpole writes the National Renewable Energy Laboratory study assessed the western region’s renewable energy supply and demand and named California, Arizona and Nevada …

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DOE Awards Grants for Nuclear Reactor Research

General Atomics has applied for U.S. Energy Department funding to develop a gas-turbine modular helium reactor, the Gas to Power Journal reported Wednesday. DOE is reviewing proposals from modular reactor developers for the second round of grants, according to the publication. According to the article, the company submitted a modified …

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DOE to Use Federal Energy Saving Performance Contracts to Reach Sustainability Goals

The Energy Department is using federal energy savings performance contracts to reach sustainability goals. Jake Wooley, deputy director of the department’s information technology management office, told Nextgov.com these contracts “in the past have been something the facilities managers and energy managers have been aware of, but this is the first time in …

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