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DOE to Help Fund 9 Power Electronics Innovation Projects

The Energy Department has earmarked $20 million for nine projects that seek to advance power electronics intended for solar power systems. DOE said Wednesday the selected projects aim to help the department address photovoltaic reliability challenges and reduce the cost of solar energy in half by 2030. The funding recipients are: Flex Power …

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GSA, Army Kick Off Arizona Solar Power Project With Private Sector’s Help

The General Services Administration, U.S. Army, E.ON Climate & Renewables and Tucson Electric Power are collaborating on a renewable energy project to construct a solar photovoltaic system to power Fort Huachuca, Ariz. GSA said Friday the installation will cover 155 acres of land and work to generate more than 18 megawatts to provide nearly 25 …

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Sharon Burke: US Adversaries Target Fuel

The Defense Department is changing the way it approaches energy security as the U.S.’ adversaries are increasingly targeting fuel, the assistant defense secretary for operational energy plans and programs told Federal News Radio. Sharon Burke told interviewer Francis Rose she expects the military to ramp up its numbers of tactical …

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Army Task Force to Push Renewable Energy

The Army’s goal is to get 25 percent of its power from renewable sources by 2025, Army Secretary John McHugh said Wednesday. AFPS reports McHugh announced by mid-September, a new task force will stand up to help take the Army’s energy initiatives forward. The Energy Initiatives Office Task Force will …

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