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DOE Announces $110M Funding for Carbon Capture, Storage R&D Projects

The Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy has allocated a total of $110M in federal funding to aid various research and development projects focused on carbon capture, utilization and storage. 

DOE said Friday it selected 13 projects to receive approximately $75M through two funding opportunity announcements issued earlier this year and approved roughly $35M for cost-shared R&D projects under a new FOA. 

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DOE to Extend Hanford Plateau Remediation Contract for Jacobs; Karen Wiemelt Quoted

Jacobs has been notified that the Department of Energy’s Richland Operation Office intends to extend the Plateau Remediation Contract for continued environmental remediation cleanup along the Columbia River and selected portions of the Hanford site, Jacobs announced on Wednesday

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DOE Invests in Quantum Computing, Networking Tech Development Projects

The Department of Energy intends to award $60.7M in total funds to eight projects involving multi-institutional partnerships to develop quantum technology platforms. DOE said Thursday that it will allocate $47M for three five-year projects focusing on creating algoritms and a set of software tools and approaches for quantum computing.

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DOE, Weill Family Foundation Partner to Support AI-Driven Neurology Research; Rick Perry Quoted

Department of Energy and Weill Family Foundation have initiated a public-private partnership to incorporate artificial intelligence into neurosience research. DOE said Monday that it will provide AI technologies to support scientific research on brain-related biomedical and public health topics such as neurological disorders.

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DOE: New Amendment Allows Technology Transfer Funds for Precommercial Tech Demos

The Department of Energy published a policy amendment to authorize national laboratories to use technology transfer funds for precommercial technology demonstrations. This action amends rules under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 limiting the use of T2 funds to only three purposes, DOE said in a Federal Register notice.

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DOE Funds Metabolic Process Imaging Projects

The Department of Energy will award $13.5 million in grants to six projects that aim to create new methods for microscopic imaging of microbes and plants. DOE said Friday that it seeks to develop a visual understanding of metabolic processes at subcellular and cellular levels through the use of new technologies including quantum dots.

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