The Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment Institute will develop technologies to boost domestic energy productivity through manufacturing processes in industries such as chemicals, oil and gas, and paper-making.
The U.S. Department of Energy launched season two of “Better Buildings Challenge SWAP,” featuring the U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy. The teams learn from each other that they can apply simple behavioral changes to help students and faculty be more mindful about lighting usage and plug loads in classrooms when not in use. Watch the episodes.
The Energy Department announced 13 new research and development projects aimed at improving electric motors to boost the competitiveness of American manufacturers and help companies save energy and money.
The Energy Department released a unique assessment of the potential future growth of distributed wind energy—turbines installed at or near the point of end-use to meet on-site demand, such as at farms, industrial facilities, or rural homes—in the United States through 2050.
AquaHarmonics of Portland, Oregon, won the Wave Energy Prize, our design-build-test competition focused on developing game-changing wave energy converters that will ultimately reduce the cost of wave energy in geographically suited parts of the United States.