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Obama Administration Unveils New International Clean Energy Funding Commitments

The Obama administration has announced a new set of renewable energy funding and innovation programs to support global transition efforts to zero-and-low carbon energy sources. The Energy Department said Monday that the current administration pledged to invest $125 million in renewable energy projects in El Salvador and India through the Overseas Private Investment Corporation as well as allocate $36 million …

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Israel, DOE Invest in 5 Clean Energy Projects via Binational R&D Effort

The U.S. Energy Department and the Israeli government have invested a total of $4 million in five clean energy projects through the Binational Industrial Research and Development  Energy program. The investments build on a partnership between DOE and Israel’s ministry of national infrastructure, energy and water resources under the U.S. Israel Energy Dialogue that seeks to promote the use of …

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US Govt Seeks $13B in Clean Energy R&D Investments by FY 2021

The White House’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2017 includes plans to double federal investments in clean energy research and development initiatives from $6.4 billion in FY 2016 to $12.8 billion in FY 2021. The White House said Thursday it wants to provide $7.7 billion in discretionary funds for clean energy efforts across 12 agencies as part of …

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Ernest Moniz: US Holds Talks on Clean Energy Collaborative Efforts With Canada, Mexico

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz met with energy ministers from Canada and Mexico at the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial and Mission Innovation Ministerial meetings in San Francisco to discuss the programs launched by the three countries to address climate change. Moniz held the meetings with Jim Carr, Canada’s natural resources minister; and Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, Mexico’s …

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DOE, Israel’s Energy Ministry Agree to Continue Clean Energy Initiative

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Yuval Steinitz, Israel’s minister of national infrastructure, energy and water resources; have signed an agreement to continue an existing clean energy collaboration between the two departments. DOE said Monday the new agreement seeks to expand collaborative efforts to explore, produce and distribute technologies for alternative energy, water treatment and …

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DOE Unveils $40M Clean Energy Initiative, Energy Materials Network

The Energy Department has launched a Solar National Laboratory initiative for clean energy called Energy Materials Network. The department said Wednesday EMN received $40 million in federal funds and was introduced at a White House event co-sponsored by DOE’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the White House National Economic …

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New WH Innovation Strategy Includes Advanced Manufacturing, Precision Medicine, Supercomputing Projects

The Obama administration has updated its strategy to help public and private organizations to address the most pressing challenges and boost economy of the U.S. through innovation. The White House said Wednesday its Strategy for American Innovation outlines federal investments in the advanced manufacturing, precision medicine, neuroscience, autonomous vehicle, smart cities, clean …

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