Granholm Touts Geothermal, Announces $74M Funding in Utah
Renewable Energy
Granholm Touts Geothermal, Announces $74M Funding in Utah
2023-02-09 19:01:10
by Dan McCue

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm visited Utah on Wednesday to tout the Biden administration’s support of geothermal energy and announce up to $74 million in new funding to help ramp up the growth of the sector.... Read More

Renewable Energy
DOE Provides $118M Boost to Domestic Biofuel Industry
2023-01-30 20:23:54
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Energy is providing $118 million in funding for 17 projects intended to accelerate the production of sustainable biofuels for the nation’s transportation and manufacturing needs.  The selected projects, all being carried out at universities... Read More

Renewable Energy
White House Kicks Off Bid to Foster Floating Offshore Wind Ambitions
2022-09-15 20:11:47
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration launched a series of coordinated actions Thursday to promote the manufacturing and adoption in the U.S. of floating offshore wind platforms — technology officials said could “unlock” vast amounts of energy supply. “What we’re talking... Read More

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

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

House Republicans Urge Energy Secretary to ‘Prioritize’ Nuclear Power
2022-04-29 23:27:35
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Two members of the House Republican caucus are urging Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm to revitalize America’s nuclear power infrastructure and include it in an “all of the above” approach to securing the nation’s energy future. Reps. Fred Upton,... Read More

Energy Department Rolls Out $3.16 Billion for Residential Energy Retrofits
2022-03-30 17:03:11
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Energy is accepting applications from states, tribes and territories for a share of $3.16 billion in new funding through the agency’s residential energy retrofit program. The expanded funding for the DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program... Read More

Renewable Energy
DOE Releases Strategy to Secure Clean Energy Supply Chain
2022-02-24 22:12:35
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — The Department of Energy released a first-of-its-kind comprehensive strategy to ensure the stability of the country’s energy supply and increase its independence on Thursday. “America’s Strategy to Secure the Supply Chain for a Robust Clean Energy Transition” was... Read More

Renewable Energy
Energy Secretary Tours South Carolina Wind Energy Facility
2022-02-18 21:24:09
by Dan McCue

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm toured Clemson University’s wind turbine testing campus Thursday, part of a daylong visit to South Carolina that also included a visit with nuclear engineering students at South Carolina State University. Granholm was... Read More

Renewable Energy
Race to Cut Carbon Emissions Splits U.S. States on Nuclear

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — As climate change pushes states in the U.S. to dramatically cut their use of fossil fuels, many are coming to the conclusion that solar, wind and other renewable power sources might not be enough to keep... Read More

Granholm Calls for Public-Private Partnership to Thwart Cyberattacks
2021-06-10 13:00:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm would like to see more public-private cooperation on cyber defenses and said U.S. adversaries already are capable of using cyber intrusions to shut down the U.S. power grid. "I think that there are very... Read More

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

Granholm Says Green Jobs a Matter of ‘Economic Patriotism’
2021-05-17 15:32:16
by Kate Michael

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration’s push to tackle several crises at once has reenergized the push for green jobs or those jobs which contribute to preserving or restoring the environment, including those in traditional sectors, like manufacturing.  His American Jobs... Read More

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