Washington, DC - A new stent that incorporates an innovative metal alloy developed by scientists at Boston Scientific Corporation and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has received European approval for use in the treatment of certain peripheral arterial diseases. Initially developed for use as a coronary stent, the new PROMUS ELEMENT PLUS BTK drug-eluting stent system is designed for treatment of critical limb ischemia, a severe obstruction of arteries within the extremities which reduces blood flow and can damage tissues.
As part of the government-wide response and recovery effort for Hurricane Sandy and the Nor’easter, the Energy Department is providing the Department of Defense with additional ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel from the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve in response to a request from the State of Connecticut.
Three U.S. Department of Energy projects have been identified by an international carbon storage organization as an important advancement toward commercialization and large-scale deployment of carbon capture, utilization, and storage technologies.
Four researchers at the Office of Fossil Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory have been chosen as Science & Engineering Ambassadors, with the goal of increasing public understanding and engagement with energy issues.
The role of clean energy technologies in building a strong economy and improving quality of life is just one of the wide-ranging topics that will be covered at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, to be held October 28 through November 2 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today honored two Office of Fossil Energy groups - NETL's Coronary Stents Team and SPR's 2011 Drawdown Team - with Secretary of Energy Achievement Awards for exceptional performance in carrying out the Department’s mission.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s AVESTAR Center has taken a major step forward with the successful deployment and site acceptance testing of a new 3-D virtual immersive training system for integrated gasification combined cycle power plants with carbon capture.
When the U.S. Department of Energy called on employees to meet sustainability goals by initiating environmental, energy, and economic improvements, the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory answered the call - and captured three Departmental Sustainability Awards for its efforts.
A recently-completed comprehensive Department of Energy training initiative using an innovative high-fidelity combined-cycle dynamic simulator has provided employees of a Brazilian multi-national company the opportunity to learn to operate and control the near-zero-emission power plants critical to a cleaner energy future.