Tag Archives: renewable energy

DOE Invests in 18 Building Technology Projects For Energy Conservation

The Energy Department will invest $19 million in 18 projects to support the development of building technologies that could help U.S. consumers and businesses save on utility bills, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create jobs. DOE said Friday the projects will facilitate the creation of sensors and energy modeling tools, systems to reduce refrigerant leaks …

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Richard Kidd: US Army Needs More Energy Security Funds

Richard Kidd, deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for energy and sustainability, has called on Congress to increase funding for the military branch’s efforts to manage energy security at its bases, the Army News Service reported Friday. C. Todd Lopez writes Kidd said during a presentation Wednesday on Capitol Hill that he believes …

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Ernest Moniz: DOE Plans $220M Investment to Refresh US Power Grid Infrastructure

The Energy Department plans to award as much as $220 million in research and development funds over three years to modernize the U.S. electric power distribution network through a public-private partnership. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Thursday unveiled a framework that calls for collaboration between department-backed national laboratories and government agencies, universities and companies in the Grid …

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DOE Picks 12 Teams for $33M Electric Grid Control System Development Program

The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has awarded $33 million in funds to 12 project teams to develop control systems that will work to coordinate electric load and distributed energy resources on the power grid. DOE said Friday the projects are part of ARPA-E’s Network Optimized Distributed Energy Systems initiative …

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