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DOE Releases Quantum Internet R&D Strategy; Dan Brouillette Quoted

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The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a report on its research and development strategy to ensure compliance with the Trump administration's 2018 National Quantum Initiative Act. DOE said that the report collates the ideas of national laboratories, industry partners and academic entities on establishing a national quantum internet capability.

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DOE Allots New $118M for Coal Conversion Program; Dan Brouillette Quoted

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The Department of Energy (DoE) is adding $118 million to an investment in cost-shared projects on technologies that convert coal, plastic and biomass into clean energy. The Coal Flexible, Innovative, Resilient, Small, Transformative or Coal FIRST program aims to develop powerplants that convert these raw materials into hydrogen and carbon-neutral electricity.

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DOE Announces New $100M in Energy Research Funds

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The Department of Energy has allotted funds worth $100M for energy science projects that will leverage multiple disciplines. DOE said Wednesday 10 Energy Frontier Research Centers will receive the funds to pursue collaborative research with national laboratories and members of industry, government, the nonprofit sector and academia.

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DOE Releases Funds for New Tech Commercialization Projects; Dan Brouillette Quoted

Dan Brouillette

The Department of Energy (DoE) is investing more than $33 million in government-industry-academia partnership projects that aim to develop and later commercialize new energy technologies. National laboratories have partnered with industry and academic entities to pursue these 82 projects financed by DOE's Technology Commercialization Fund, the department said June 11.

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New Executive Order Seeks to Protect US Bulk-Power System From Foreign Adversaries

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President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order declaring a national emergency to address cyber threats and other risks posed by foreign adversaries to the U.S. bulk-power system. The order will prohibit the acquisition and installation of bulk-power system electric equipment designed, developed or supplied by foreign adversaries.

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DOE Announces Competition for Solar-Powered Water Desalination Tech; Dan Brouillette Quoted

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The Department of Energy is hosting a $9M competition on technologies designed to purify high-salinity water via solar-thermal energy. DOE said Tuesday it invites the public to take part in the American-Made Challenges: Solar Desalination Prize, a four-phase contest that seeks the development of solar-driven desalination systems.

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DOE Secretary Dan Brouillette Releases Strategy to Restore U.S. Nuclear Leadership

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Dan Brouillette, secretary of energy, has unveiled a strategy to bolster the country's performance in areas related to nuclear energy. The Strategy to Restore American Nuclear Energy Leadership lists efforts to bring back industrial uranium capabilities, further nuclear power technologies, support exports and maintain compliance with national security and non-proliferation, DOE said Thursday.

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