Tag Archives: Daniel Simmons

DOE to Invest $65M in Power Grid Modernization Project; Dan Brouillette Quoted


The Department of Energy (DOE) has earmarked $65 million in funds to extend its network of grid-interactive and efficient building communities in the U.S. The department noted the effort may increase the number of testbeds supported by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy such as Reynolds Landing in Alabama.

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DOE to Back Distributed Energy Training Initiatives


The Department of Energy has indicated an intent to award $4.5M in total funds to train professionals who support the integration of distributed energy resources into community resiliency planning and emergency response efforts.

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Energy Department Launches Research Initiative to Support Hydropower

The Department of Energy is investing $26.1M in to develop marine and hydrokinetics technologies that would help the country continue leveraging hydropower. Officials said Monday that the department's water power technologies office will identify projects that reduce the cost and boost the flexibility of hydropower and marine energy.

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DOE Opens Battery Material Recycling Hub; Daniel Simmons Quoted

The Department of Energy established a facility at the Argonne National Laboratory to reuse cobalt and lithium materials from discarded lithium-ion battery products. DOE said Friday that it opened the Battery Recycling Center hoping to recover at least 90 percent of usable battery components and develop new technology out of the materials.

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DOE Seeks Information on Regulation Management for Hydrogen Infrastructure

The Department of Energy has announced a request for information seeking input to lessen regulatory barriers on hydrogen infrastructure development. The DOE said Wednesday it intends to determine research and development areas vital to decreasing regulatory barriers that hinder the implementation of hydrogen technologies. The RFI seeks to establish understanding on industry regulations …

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