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DOE Introduces $79M Bioenergy R&D Funding Opportunity

The Department of Energy plans to award $79 million in grants to support research and development efforts for bioenergy sources. DOE said Friday that the department aims to use the funding opportunity to provide consumers low-cost and efficient domestic energy options including bioproducts and biofuels. Some of the topics under the funding program include the optimization of biomass-derived jet fuel mixtures, rapid bioprocessing and the reduction of water and energy emissions.

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Energy Department Announces $59M for Vehicle Energy Research

The Department of Energy is investing a maximum of $59M to support research and development efforts on mobile energy technologies for use in vehicles. The projects encompass multiple types of energy applications including electric drive systems, batteries, mobility systems, power trains, engines and fuels, the department said Wednesday.

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DOE Unveils Carbon Capture Funding Opportunity

The Department of Energy intends to award $30 million in grant funds supporting research and development efforts in carbon dioxide capture technologies. DOE said on Thursday that the department seeks to invest in projects focusing on the collection, usage and storage of carbon dioxide to support front-end engineering design efforts for coal and natural gas plants as part of the Carbon Capture program.

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DOE Unveils $52M Fuel Research Funding Opportunity

The Department of Energy intends to award a $51M contract to fund research efforts in fuel technologies for commercial and off-road vehicles. The agency said Friday it plans to support concepts and studies in heavy-duty freight electrification, natural gases, hydrogen infrastructure, electrode assemblies and energy-saving vehicle systems.

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DOE Allots $40M for Grid Modernization Projects

The Department of Energy is investing $40M in fiscal 2019 funds supporting the efforts to modernize the nation's energy grid. Funds under the Grid Modernization Initiative would finance government and industry development projects for applications designed to measure, analyze, forecast on, secure and manage the grid, DOE said Thursday.

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DOE Announces Funds for Marine Energy Technology Research

The Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is investing $25M in 12 research and development efforts on marine energy technologies. These technologies would generate electricity from different forms of marine energy including waves, tides and currents, DOE said Tuesday.

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DOE Announces Funds to Support Large Power Transformer R&D Efforts

The Department of Energy is obligating up to $75M to finance four research and development efforts for more resilient large power transformers. The DOE said Wednesday these projects aim to produce sensor-equipped transformers with boosted flexibility, analytical performance and security under the Transformer Resilience and Advanced Components and Resilient Distribution Systems programs.

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