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DOE to Back Wind Turbine Generator Dev’t Projects

Wind Turbine

The Department of Energy (DOE) has earmarked $8 million in funds to support eight projects that will cover the development of lightweight wind turbine generators for offshore and tall wind usage. The department seeks to lower the cost of wind generation by 10 to 25 percent and produce generators that are 50 percent smaller and lighter through the effort.

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NGA Issues Solicitation for Data Trustworthiness Proposals; Chad Files Quoted

Data Integrity

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) plans to award $300,000 in funds to technical proposals that seek to maintain the trustworthiness and integrity of data. Files added the project will support warfighters, analysts, decision makers and first responders. Awardees will be announced by April 2021. NGA has issued the solicitation via an other transaction authority procurement process.

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DOE to Back Scientific Computing Research Projects in Funding Effort; Chris Fall Quoted

Department of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) has earmarked $32 million in funds to support high-performance computing research efforts in various scientific fields such as condensed matter physics and geosciences. The funding effort is a part of an initiative that seeks to maximize the usage of national laboratories' high-performance computing resources and gather experts in energy and scientific research.

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DOE Launches Funding Opportunity for Nuclear Data Research Projects; Chris Fall Quoted

Department of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) intends to award $12 million in funds to support research efforts that aim to enhance the collection of nuclear data. DOE said Monday that it seeks to grow and optimize the data quality required for nuclear activities such as isotope production and nuclear science efforts.

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DOE Unveils Funding Effort for High-Energy Density Plasma Research

Department of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) intends to award $9 million in funds to support the exploration of high-energy density laboratory plasmas (HEDLP). Chris Fall, director of DOE's office of science, said in a statement published Wednesday HEDLPs could allow inertial fusion energy and have potential applications in medicine, industry and national security. 

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NASA to Fund Space Tech Projects from Small Businesses

Research and Development

NASA has earmarked $14 million in grants through the second phase of the Small Business Technology Transfer program to support 19 projects that aim to speed up the agency's science, aeronautics, space technology and human exploration efforts. Seventeen companies will secure up to $750,000 to build and demonstrate their Phase I proposals.

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DoD to Support STEM Research Projects in $50M Funding Effort

Research and Development

The Department of Defense (DoD) will award $50 million in funds through the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program to 150 university researchers to support the acceleration of research activities in machine learning, quantum sciences and hypersonics. The funding opportunity will also back projects that will explore the design, development and characterization of various materials. 

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DOE, DOI to Modernize Ocean Energy Safety Institute

Department of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Interior's (DOI) Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) have earmarked $40 million in funds over a five-year period to back the modernization of the Ocean Energy Safety Institute. Efforts under the modernization are intended to drive OESI in rolling out collaborative offshore renewable energy development efforts. 

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DOE Funds 17 Dev’t Projects for Ultra-High Temperature Materials

Department of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $16 million in funds to 17 projects in support of the development of ultra-high temperature materials for gas turbines. DOE said Wednesday that it seeks to build materials that will operate at 1800 ºC with coatings and coolings or at 1300 ºC in a stand-alone material test environment. 

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DOE Funds Computing Projects for Domestic Manufacturing

Department of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE)  will award $4.2 million in funds to support 14 projects that will utilize supercomputing resources from national laboratories to reinforce domestic manufacturing efforts. Industry researchers will use simulation, modeling and data analysis to help manufacturers enhance material productivity and energy efficiency as part of the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing program.

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