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U.S. Department of Energy Invests $44.5M in Advanced Technologies for Recovering Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected 12 projects to receive approximately $44.5 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) under the funding opportunity announcement (FOA), Advanced Technologies for Recov...
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Department of Energy Announces 2019 Technology Commercialization Fund Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced over $24 million in funding for 77 projects supported by the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF). With matching funds from the private sector, these projects will advance the commer...
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Power companies in New England tapping residential batteries to reduce peak demand

Tesla Powerwall in a home. Credit: Tesla Brian Eckhouse, Bloomberg Here’s the latest wrinkle in the battery boom: National Grid Plc is paying consumers to tap electricity from their power-storage systems. The utility has about 40 customers in the program now in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and ...
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U.S. Department of State, Foreign Press Center Visitors from Germany Report on America’s Energy Security & Diversity

“Energy Security & Diversity” was the central theme of a recent U.S. State Department press tour that included six German reporters, who visited both the DOE headquarters in Washington for a roundtable discussion with Energy Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette, as well as some Fossil Energy sit...
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FE Operations DAS Kimberly Rasar Participates in Inaugural Launch of Equity in Energy

On May 15, Kimberly Rasar, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations in the Office of Fossil Energy, took part in the inaugural launch of Equity in Energy.  Led by the Honorable James Campos, Director, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED), Equity in Energy is an initiative designed to inclu...
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Bloomberg predicts wind and solar will power half the world and bag $9 trillion investment

Wind or solar now represent the least expensive option for adding new power generation capacity in approximately two-thirds of the world. And further falls in technology will see the two leading forms of renewable energy powering nearly half of the global grid by 2050 and attracting $9.5 trillion in...
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