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DOE Invests in Public-Private Tech Commercialization Efforts; Rick Perry Quoted

The Department of Energy provides $24 million to partially finance 77 government-industry partnerships aiming to commercialize emerging energy technologies. National Laboratories will work with commercial firms on projects supported by the Technology Commercialization Fund, DOE said Tuesday.

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DOE Selects Four Projects for Nuclear Technology Dev’t Funding Program

The Department of Energy awarded $19 million in grant funds to four domestic advanced nuclear technology projects under the U.S. Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology Development initiative. The grant program seeks to help industry teams boost the creation of U.S. commercial nuclear technologies and capabilities, DOE said Tuesday.

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Eight Execs Join DOE’s Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

Eight executives have been named members of the Department of Energy's Secretary of Energy Advisory Board. The appointees will provide recommendations and advice to Secretary Rick Perry on nuclear security enterprise, national security, regulatory concerns and energy security as part of their new roles, DOE said Wednesday.

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DOE Invests in Turbine Technology R&D Projects

The Department of Energy has allotted $28M to fund a new research program on turbine technologies for marine or floating vehicles. The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy leads the Aerodynamic Turbines, Lighter and Afloat, with Nautical Technologies and Integrated Servo-control or ATLANTIS program that aims to leverage control co-design discipline for turbine development, DOE said.

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DOE Announces Second Wave of Small Business R&D Funds

The Department of Energy announced $37M available in funding to support small business innovation research and small business technology transfer efforts. This is the second SBIR/STTR funding opportunity announced for fiscal 2019 that finances multiple small business-led research and development efforts in support of nine DOE offices, the department said.

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DOE Names University of Central Florida as National Cyber Contest Winner

The Energy Department has named the University of Central Florida as the national winner of this year's CyberForce Competition. The contest aims to develop the next generation of cyber professionals in a push to protect the country's energy infrastructure from potential threats, DoE said Monday.

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