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More Than 13,000 Express Interest in Joining DOE’s Clean Energy Corps
Energy
More Than 13,000 Express Interest in Joining DOE’s Clean Energy Corps
2022-05-13 17:39:31
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Barely five months after it was launched, more than 13,000 people have applied to become members of the Department of Energy’s new Clean Energy Corps team. The creation of the corps is a byproduct of the bipartisan infrastructure... Read More

Energy Department Allocating $3.1B to Support Battery Supply Chain
Renewable Energy
Energy Department Allocating $3.1B to Support Battery Supply Chain
2022-05-02 18:08:10
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Energy is making $3.1 billion in funding from the bipartisan infrastructure law available to manufacturers and other commercial entities involved in making, retrofitting and recycling lithium-ion batteries.  The investment is part of the Biden... Read More

Biden Launches $6B Effort to Save Distressed Nuclear Plants
Energy
Biden Launches $6B Effort to Save Distressed Nuclear Plants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is launching a $6 billion effort to rescue nuclear power plants at risk of closing, citing the need to continue nuclear energy as a carbon-free source of power that helps to combat climate change.... Read More

US Department of Energy Awards $5.7 Million for Carbon Capture Technology Integration Project  
Environment
US Department of Energy Awards $5.7 Million for Carbon Capture Technology Integration Project  
2022-02-15 22:13:05
by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management is awarding GE Gas Power’s front-end engineering design study “Retrofittable Advanced Combined Cycle Integration for Flexible Decarbonized Generation” $5,771,670 in federal funding, according to a GE... Read More

GAO Presses Lawmakers to Improve DOE Carbon Capture Projects
Climate
GAO Presses Lawmakers to Improve DOE Carbon Capture Projects
2021-12-29 21:07:01
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — The Government Accountability Office is pressing lawmakers to institute legislation that would improve oversight and accountability of the Department of Energy’s carbon capture and storage demonstration project expenditures. GAO conducted a study of DOE’s investment of $1.1 billion... Read More

Solar Energy Has Potential to Power 40% of Nation’s Electricity by 2035
Energy
Solar Energy Has Potential to Power 40% of Nation's Electricity by 2035
2021-09-08 18:14:23
by TWN Staff

The U.S. Department of Energy has released the Solar Futures Study detailing the significant role solar will play in decarbonizing the nation’s power grid. The study shows that by 2035, solar energy has the potential to power 40% of the... Read More

DOE Announces $52.5M to Accelerate Clean Hydrogen Projects
Energy
DOE Announces $52.5M to Accelerate Clean Hydrogen Projects
2021-07-08 16:58:40
by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Energy is spending $52.5 million on 31 projects to advance next-generation clean hydrogen technologies and support DOE’s recently announced Hydrogen Energy Earthshot initiative to reduce the cost and accelerate breakthroughs in the clean hydrogen... Read More

DOE Invests $35 Million to Reduce Carbon Footprint of Biofuel Production
Climate
DOE Invests $35 Million to Reduce Carbon Footprint of Biofuel Production
2021-05-17 17:05:56
by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Energy last week announced $35 million in funding that will help slash carbon emissions and scale up the volume and efficiency of renewable biofuel. The 15 awarded research projects are housed at colleges, universities,... Read More

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