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DOE Allots $53M Solar Technology R&D Projects; Rick Perry Quoted

The Department of Energy is investing $53M to fund 53 early-stage solar technology projects with the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office. Selected participants will work within the areas of photovoltaics and concentrating solar-thermal power, aiming to develop technologies that support a growing workforce for renewable energy, the DOE said Tuesday.

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US Army Garrison Develops Solar Tube Lighting System

A U.S. Army Garrison in Daegu, South Korea, has developed a solar tube lighting system in an effort to comply with the military branch’s renewable energy and green technology requirements. The Army said Sunday the lighting system uses pipes to harness natural sunlight and brighten interiors without the use of electricity or a …

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Air Force Researchers Develop Mobile Energy Storage & Mgmt System

The Air Force Research Laboratory’s advanced power technology office has built a mobile energy storage and management system designed to provide renewable energy power to future forward operating bases. APTO developed the system as part of efforts to help address long-term energy requirements of U.S. armed forces, AFRL said Thursday. “Pieces of individual equipment have been demonstrated …

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34 Private Sector Execs to Join Commerce Dept’s Renewable Energy Advisory Committee

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has appointed 34 senior-level private sector representatives to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee. REEEAC appointees advise the secretary on the development and administration of efforts to support the export competitiveness of U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency products and services, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. “The rapid …

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USAID Power Africa Org, Japan Form Alliance to Provide Renewable Energy Access in Africa

The U.S. Agency for International Development‘s Power Africa organization has entered a partnership with Japan’s government to share strengths, expertise and resources in support of efforts to provide access to renewable energy in Africa. USAID said Thursday its partnership with Japan’s foreign affairs ministry aims to align Power Africa with the Tokyo International Conference on African Development …

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