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DOE Seeks to Advance US Energy Policy Priorities Through Reorganization

The Department of Energy has announced plans to reorganize its operational structure in a push to address DOE’s policy goals in accordance with statutory requirements. DOE said Friday it also seeks to help advance the White House’s strategies to maintain U.S. energy dominance, protect energy and national security resources, spur innovation and improve environmental management …

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Lisa Gordon-Hagerty Picked for DOE Nuclear Security Undersecretary Post

Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, president of national security consulting firms Tier Tech International and LEG Inc., will be nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as undersecretary for nuclear security at the Energy Department, the White House announced Monday. Gordon-Hagerty previously worked at DOE as director of the department’s emergency response office and …

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DOE Allocates $19M for Offshore Wind R&D Consortium

The Energy Department has allocated $18.5 million in funds for an offshore wind research and development consortium that will carry out research to help reduce costs of offshore wind in the U.S. DOE said Tuesday the consortium will address topics such as wind plant technology advancement; resource and physical site characterization; installation; operations and …

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DOE Taps 8 Organizations for Energy Generating Combined Heat, Power Tech

The Energy Department has awarded contracts worth a combined $25 million for eight organizations to acquire combined heat and power technologies that can support energy generation and delivery. DOE said Tuesday the CHP technologies will work to promote economic development, boost community and business resiliency, open and maintain energy-related positions as …

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DOE Researchers Recognized for Tech Devt Efforts

R&D Magazine has recognized researchers from the Energy Department for their efforts to develop new technology products or processes. DOE said Monday its national laboratories received 33 of the 100 awards given out during the R&D 100 Awards on Friday in Orlando, Florida. The winners were selected from technology projects that were developed …

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DOE Authorizes Natl Lab-Contractor Agreements for Commercializing Technology

The Energy Department is allowing contractors to use Agreements for Commercializing Technology to forge new strategic partnerships with DOE-backed national laboratories. ACT works to help academic and commercial entities gain access to laboratory expertise, assets and facilities, DOE said Monday. The authorization follows the completion of a six-year ACT pilot program. Energy Secretary Rick …

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NASA to Test Energy Source for Future Mars Habitat

NASA will test an energy source that could power human crews on the surface of Mars and energize habitats along with processing equipment that can convert resources from the Red Planet into fuel, oxygen and water. The space agency said Tuesday its Space Technology Mission Directorate has obligated multi-year funding …

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Legislation Calls for Interagency Effort to Secure Power Grid

Rep. Ami Bera (D-California) has proposed a bill that would authorize the creation of an interagency research and development program to secure the country’s power grid systems from cyber attacks. The Grid Cybersecurity Research and Development Act would require coordination between the departments of Energy and Homeland Security, the National Institute …

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