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DOE Announces $110M Funding for Carbon Capture, Storage R&D Projects

The Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy has allocated a total of $110M in federal funding to aid various research and development projects focused on carbon capture, utilization and storage. 

DOE said Friday it selected 13 projects to receive approximately $75M through two funding opportunity announcements issued earlier this year and approved roughly $35M for cost-shared R&D projects under a new FOA. 

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Rick Perry Announces Establishment of DOE Artificial Intelligence Office

Energy Secretary Rick Perry has announced the formation of a new office to help coordinate the Department of Energy’s research-and-development work on artificial intelligence. The Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office was established as part of the Trump administration’s call for a national strategy to advance the development of AI technologies, DOE said Friday.

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DOE, Weill Family Foundation Partner to Support AI-Driven Neurology Research; Rick Perry Quoted

Department of Energy and Weill Family Foundation have initiated a public-private partnership to incorporate artificial intelligence into neurosience research. DOE said Monday that it will provide AI technologies to support scientific research on brain-related biomedical and public health topics such as neurological disorders.

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DOE Launches New Center to Support Nuclear Tech Dev’t

The Department of Energy has opened a center to help industry develop advanced nuclear energy technologies with the support of national laboratories. DOE said Thursday its new National Reactor Innovation Center will help private firms demonstrate nuclear reactor concepts to accelerate licensing and commercialization of resulting technologies.

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DOE Introduces Funding Opportunity for Material Science Research Projects; Rick Perry Quoted

The Department of Energy plans to award $27.6M in grants supporting data science research efforts to speed up discovery capabilities in material sciences and chemistry. DOE said Wednesday that it intends to use the research projects to comprehend chemical properties and related processes that may support the creation of superconductors, alloys and approaches in material synthesis and chemical separation.

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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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