Tag Archives: clean energy

DOE Awards $127M in Grants to 110 Small Businesses for Clean Energy R&D Projects; Secretary Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a total of $127 million in funding to small businesses across 26 states working on clean energy technologies. The 110 projects cover various technological areas such as renewable and fusion energy, carbon management and cybersecurity. Emissol from Washington state received $1.65 million to research a low-cost pathway. 

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DOE Funds 5 Supercomputer Research Projects to Advance Quantum, Chemical Studies; Secretary Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated $28 million to support five software development projects aimed at improving supercomputers in support of its scientific studies toward clean energy. The selected teams will work on computational methods, algorithms and software to advance U.S. capabilities in quantum information science and chemical reactions, the agency said Friday.

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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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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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White House Creates Climate Change Support Office via Executive Order

White House

President Biden has issued an executive order that directs the creation of an office within the State Department that will support multilateral and bilateral engagement to help the U.S. advance efforts to address the global climate crisis. The secretary of the State Department will select a director for the climate change support office. 

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DOE Allots $54 Million in New Funds for Microelectronics Studies; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) will invest $54 million in microelectronics research pursued by the national laboratories, which may apply for three-year awards under the new funding opportunity. DOE said Wednesday that it will conduct a peer review to determine the awardees, with $36 million of the funds being dependent on congressional approval.

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DOE to Fund Water Treatment Projects in 13 States

Department of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) will award $27.5 million in funds to 16 projects that aim to deliver sustainable water sources and low-cost treatment options to various sectors across 13 U.S. states. The funding opportunity is a part of DOE's efforts to support the government's intent to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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DOE Unveils Funding Opportunities for Data Science, Computing Research Projects

Department of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) intends to award a total of $34.5 million in funds to support research efforts on data science and computation-based approaches that could forecast harsh weather patterns, address scientific gaps and accelerate clean energy technology development. DOE will obligate a cumulative sum of $11.5 million for the two funding opportunities within the current fiscal year.

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DOE Launches Research Efforts on Energy Infrastructure Security, Interference Mitigation; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has unveiled three research programs aimed at ensuring the security of U.S. energy infrastructure against threats such as adversarial cyber attacks and natural hazards. CESER partnered with Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories for the Cyber Testing for Resilient Industrial Control System effort focused on assessing system vulnerabilities and evaluating digital cybersecurity tools through analytics. 

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