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DOE Announces $54M Clean Energy R&D Funding for 235 Small Businesses; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Department of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) will award $54 million worth of federal funding to 235 small businesses to support 266 research and development projects focused on advanced grid technologies, artificial intelligence, carbon capture and storage, solar and hydrogen power, electric vehicle batteries and other technological products that could help DOE record net-zero emissions by 2050.

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DOE Commences Effort to Reduce Clean Hydrogen Costs; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has unveiled an effort to accelerate the implementation of reliable clean energy by reducing clean hydrogen costs. DOE said Monday the first part of its Energy Earthshots initiative, titled Hydrogen Shot, aims to drive down clean hydrogen costs by 80 percent over a decade, from $5 per kilogram to $1 per kg.

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10 Organizations Secure DOE Funds to Help Spur Clean Energy Innovation; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 10 organizations to receive $9.5 million in total grants to help entrepreneurs bring clean-energy technology ideas from the laboratory into the commercialization phase through startup accelerator and incubator programs. The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, Regents of New Mexico State University, Colorado State University and the U.S. Research Impact Alliance will each receive $1 million.

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DOE Announces $100M in Research Grants to Early-Career Scientists; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated $100 million in funding to support efforts to expand the skilled science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce through the Early Career Research Program. Eighty-three scientists representing 11 DOE National Laboratories and 41 universities will receive grants that will cover salary and research expenses over a five-year period.

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DOE Allots New Funds for Nuclear Waste Reduction; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) will invest $40 million in research that aims to reduce the waste emitted by nuclear reactors. DOE said Wednesday its Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy will use the funds to finance projects under the Optimizing Nuclear Waste and Advanced Reactor Disposal Systems (ONWARDS) program.

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Jennifer Granholm: DOE to Include Cybersecurity in FY 2022 Priorities

Jennifer Granholm

Jennifer Granholm, secretary of Energy, said the Department of Energy (DOE) will prioritize research and development on cybersecurity in fiscal year 2022. Granholm spoke at a hearing with the House Appropriations subcommittee in response to Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, who questioned the lack of cybersecurity-related components in DOE's budget overview.

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DOE Unveils 100-Day Power Infrastructure Cybersecurity Plan; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) will coordinate with electric utility companies and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on a 100-day plan to beef up defenses against threat actors that target U.S. power systems. DOE said Tuesday its cybersecurity, energy security and emergency response office will aim to develop tools intended to help industrial control system operators monitor, detect and respond to malicious cyber activity.

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DOE to Allot $162M for Land Vehicle Electrification; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) will invest $162 million in a pair of new funding opportunities that aim to reduce the carbon emissions of everyday land vehicles. DOE said Thursday it will finance two initiatives that aim to develop electric vehicles, corresponding infrastructure and low-emission technologies for on- and off-road vehicles.

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President Biden Nominates Jill Hruby for NNSA Administrator; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jill Hruby

President Biden has nominated Jill Hruby, former director of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), as the administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and undersecretary for nuclear security. The White House said Wednesday that Hruby joined SNL as a technical staff member in 1983 and retired from the laboratories in 2017.

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DOE Announces $110M for Small Business-led Clean Energy, Climate Projects; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a total of $110 million in new funds to 102 small businesses-led projects on clean energy and climate. DOE said Wednesday that it issued these awards under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. 

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