Press Releases & Techlines
November 6, 2014
Advanced Technologies Improve Gasification Systems, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
WASHINGTON--Today, as part of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy approach, the Department of Energy has selected four projects to receive funding for next-generation gasification systems that also reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions. Awardees will receive approximately $16 million to advance the gasification process, which converts carbon-based materials like coal into syngas for use as power, chemicals, hydrogen, and transportation fuels.
November 6, 2014New Field Laboratories and Related Research To Help Promote Environmentally Prudent Development of Unconventional Resources
Today, the Department of Energy announced the selection of three multiyear, field laboratories and six other multiyear research projects for continued research to promote environmentally prudent development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources.
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Accelerate Energy Productivity 2030 Launch
November 6, 2014 3:49 PM
Today, the Department of Energy kicked off Accelerate Energy Productivity 2030. This initiative supports President Obama’s goal to double our energy productivity by 2030.
Midstream Infrastructure Improvements Key to Realizing Full Potential of Domestic Natural Gas
October 30, 2014 9:20 AM
Natural gas provides numerous benefits to millions of Americans daily, whether it’s being used to heat or air condition homes and businesses, cook meals, or power vehicles. But most people who take advantage of this versatile and important energy resource probably don’t think about the intricate and vital system that exists to bring natural gas from where it is produced to the marketplace where it can be used.