The Department of Energy has selected a New York-based national laboratory to house a new facility for nuclear physics studies. Brookhaven National Laboratory will serve as the site of the Electron Ion Collider that will explore the "strong force" phenomenon in nuclear physics, DOE said Thursday.Read More »
The Department of Energy has awarded $25M in federal funds to 16 projects that aim to increase the efficiency and safety of the country's natural gas infrastructure.Read More »
The Department of Energy has introduced a new aircraft unit that will work to enable specialized radiation detection capabilities.Read More »
Idaho National Laboratory has received delivery of a new supercomputer designed to generate modeling for the development of future nuclear applications. The $19.2M Sawtooth computer would help INL researchers virtually test new designs for reactors and fuels via simulation, the laboratory said Wednesday.Read More »
The Department of Energy intends to award $5M in funds to help universities and nonprofit research organizations develop computational tools and software applications that will work to study genomics and biology research data.Read More »
Lucian Niemeyer, acting assistant secretary of the Navy for energy, installations and environment, said an Energy Savings Performance Contract signed by the Department of Energy with the Navy seeks to help the service improve resiliency when it comes to energy sources, Federal News Network reported Tuesday.Read More »
The Electric Power Research Institute was selected has secured a $10.7M research and development funding from the Department of Energy to accelerate solar energy generation and integration and lower solar electricity costs.
EPRI said Monday a large portion of the funding will be used to develop and validate high-fidelity models of photovoltaic facilities for use in planning, operating and securing transmission and distribution of solar energy systems and technologies.Read More »