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DOE to Fund Oil, Natural Gas Research Projects

The Department of Energy's office of fossil energy is set to award $44.5 million in funding grants to 12 research and development projects to support the recovery of oil and natural resources. Efforts under the funding opportunity are intended to help the industry reinforce manufacturing efforts for domestic energy sources, DOE said Wednesday.

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Israel, DOE Invest in 5 Clean Energy Projects via Binational R&D Effort

The U.S. Energy Department and the Israeli government have invested a total of $4 million in five clean energy projects through the Binational Industrial Research and Development  Energy program. The investments build on a partnership between DOE and Israel’s ministry of national infrastructure, energy and water resources under the U.S. Israel Energy Dialogue that seeks to promote the use of …

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CNAS Report Recommends Energy Security Strategy for Next US President

The Center for a New American Security has published a new report that includes energy policy recommendations for the next U.S. president. CNAS said Monday its “Increasing Prosperity, Resource Stewardship, and National Security: An Energy Policy Strategy for the Next President” report is part of the organization’s Papers for the Next President Series. …

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CBO: Govt Used $16B in FY 2015 Tax Preferences for Energy Development Support

A Congressional Budget Office report estimates that the federal government used $15.8 billion in tax preferences to support the development, manufacture and utilization of energy and fuel technologies in fiscal year 2015. CBO said Wednesday that it also found changes in the composition of energy-associated tax preferences since 2005. According to the …

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Ernest Moniz Unanimously Approved as Energy Secretary

The Senate unanimously approved the nomination of Massachusetts Institute of Technology physicist Ernest Moniz as the new energy secretary Thursday, Bloomberg reports. Jim Snyder writes Moniz will aim to steer U.S. investment in clean energy and help the government determine the amount of natural gas the country will export. Moniz …

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