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DOE, Oak Ridge City Enter Land Transfer Agreement; Ernest Moniz Comments

The Energy Department has signed an agreement to transfer the ownership and management of DOE’s American Museum of Science and Energy building and surrounding 17.12-acre land to the Oak Ridge, Tennessee, city government. DOE said Friday it will occupy 18,000-square-foot space in exchange for the museum site to help the department continue public education and …

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Oak Ridge Lab-Built Algorithms Aim to Identify Power Grid Areas That Are Vulnerable to Climate Change

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have created algorithms designed to help utilities and city planners identify electrical service locations across the southern U.S. that would be susceptible to climate change and population growth. ORNL researchers merged climate simulations that run on the Titan supercomputer with population datasets to develop …

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Mark Peters Appointed Director of Idaho National Lab

Mark Peters, formerly associate director of the Argonne National Laboratory’s energy and global security directorate, will join Idaho National Laboratory as director on Oct. 1. INL said Thursday Peters will succeed John Grossenbacher, who also serves as president of Battelle Energy Alliance, the Battelle-led group that manages INL for the Energy Department. “Mark’s recognized …

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White House Plans EO for Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The administration is working with federal agencies and private-sector suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions ahead of a new executive order from President Barack Obama that seeks to further efforts to address climate change. The Office of the Press Secretary announced Thursday that Obama will mandate a 40 percent decrease in …

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