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July 6, 2011
DOE Receives First Repayment from Successful DryFining™ Clean Coal Power Initiative Project

The success of a U.S. Department of Energy Clean Coal Power Initiative project has led to a repayment of $580,000 to U.S. taxpayers, with much more - potentially exceeding $13 million - possible in the future.

July 5, 2011
Eight Advanced Coal Projects Chosen for Further Development by DOE's University Coal Research Program

DOE has selected eight new projects to further advanced coal research under the University Coal Research Program. The selected projects will improve coal conversion and use and will help propel technologies for future advanced coal power systems.

June 30, 2011
Department of Energy Update on Strategic Petroleum Reserve Sale

On June 23, 2011, the International Energy Agency (IEA) announced that its 28 member countries would release 60 million barrels of crude oil and refined products into the global market.

June 30, 2011
Department of Energy Update on Strategic Petroleum Reserve Sale

 

Washington, DC -- On June 23, 2011, the International Energy Agency (IEA) announced that its 28 member countries would release 60 million barrels of crude oil and refined products into the global market. As part of that action, the President directed the Department of Energy to auction 30.237 million barrels of light, sweet crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Yesterday, bids were received.

June 28, 2011
Redesigned CCS Website Offers Wealth of Information on Worldwide Technology, Projects

A wealth of information about worldwide carbon capture and storage technologies and projects is available on the newly launched, updated and redesigned National Carbon Sequestration Database and Geographic Information System (NATCARB) website.

June 23, 2011
Department of Energy to Release Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that the U.S. and its partners in the International Energy Agency have decided to release a total of 60 million barrels of oil onto the world market over the next 30 days to offset the disruption in the oil supply caused by unrest in the Middle East.

June 22, 2011
Three NETL-Developed Technologies Recognized by R&D Magazine as Among 100 Most Significant in Past Year

Three technologies developed by the Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory have been recognized by R&D Magazine as among the 100 most technologically significant products to enter the marketplace in the past year.

June 22, 2011
Department of Energy Projects Win 36 R&D 100 Awards for 2011

Technology Developments Aim to Address Energy, Environment and National Security Issues

June 20, 2011
DOE-Sponsored IGCC Project in Texas Takes Important Step Forward

A newly signed memorandum of understanding for the purchase of electricity produced by the Texas Clean Energy Project is an important step forward for what will be one of the world’s most advanced and cleanest coal-based power plants, funded in part by the U.S. Department of Energy.

June 17, 2011
DOE Collaborates with National Geographic's JASON Project on Award-Winning Curriculum

A new JASON Project geology unit, developed with assistance from the Office of Fossil Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory, has earned a prestigious "CODiE Award" as the nation’s Best Science or Health curriculum.