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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: A9

Existing Regulations

A9: Information gathering, analysis, and dissemination
Information gathering (including, but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories, site visits, and audits), data analysis (including, but not limited to, computer modeling), document preparation (including, but not limited to, conceptual design, feasibility studies, and analytical energy supply and demand studies), and information dissemination (including, but not limited to, document publication and distribution, and classroom training and informational programs), but not including site characterization or environmental monitoring. (See also B3.1 of appendix B to this subpart.)

Previous Regulations

Categorical Exclusion Determinations dated before November 14th, 2011 were issued under previous DOE NEPA regulations. See the Notice of Final Rulemaking (76 FR 63763, 10/13/2011) for information changes to this categorical exclusion.

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  • August 26, 2016

    Improving Data Center Energy Efficiency through End-to-End Cooling Modeling and Optimization
    Award Number: DE-EE0007688
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.1
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 8/11/2016
    Location(s): FL
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 26, 2016

    Scalable direct - to - Consumer Community Solar
    Award Number: DE-EE0007590
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 8/15/2016
    Location(s): DC
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 26, 2016

    Northeast Demonstration and Deployment of FC-e-NV200
    Award Number: DE-EE0007276
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.1
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 8/15/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 26, 2016

    Stationary Concentrator Daylighting System
    Award Number: DE-EE0007687
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.11
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 8/15/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 26, 2016

    Fundamental Studies of Surface-Functionalized Mesoporous Carbons for Thermodynamic Stabilizationand Reversibility of Metal Hydrides
    Award Number: DE-EE0007656
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B3.15
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 8/15/2016
    Location(s): MO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 26, 2016

    Creation of an online B2B platform specifically designed for the US solar marketplace that facilitates the brokering and commerce around grey market excess inventory and vintage replacement parts
    Award Number: DE-EE0007587
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 8/15/2016
    Location(s): MN
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 26, 2016

    High-performance Bi-Directional Inverter for Solar Plus Storage
    Award Number: DE-EE0007593
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 8/15/2016
    Location(s): ME
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 26, 2016

    Post-growth Recrystallization by Halides for High Throughput CIGS Photovoltaics
    Award Number: DE-EE0007540
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 8/15/2016
    Location(s): CO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 26, 2016

    Pushing the Limits of Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells: Demonstration of 26% Efficiency and Improving Electrical Yield
    Award Number: DE-EE0007540
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 8/15/2016
    Location(s): AZ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    All-Digital Plug and Play Passive RFID Sensors for Energy Efficient Building Control
    Award Number: DE-EE0007683
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Buildings Technology Office
    Date: 8/15/2016
    Location(s): SC
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    Novel Infiltration Diagnostics based on Laser-line Scanning and Infrared Temperature Field Imaging
    Award Number: DE-EE0007686
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Buildings Technology Office
    Date: 8/15/2016
    Location(s): IA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    Improved Braze Joint Quality through use of enhanced surface technologies
    Award Number: DE-EE0007681
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Buildings Technology Office
    Date: 8/15/2016
    Location(s): WI
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    Amicus O&M Cooperative
    Award Number: DE-EE0007586
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 8/2/2016
    Location(s): CO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    In-Line Sensor for Inspection of Diamond Wire
    Award Number: DE-EE0007580
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 8/2/2016
    Location(s): FL
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    Solution for Predictive Physical Modeling in CdTe and Other Thin-Film PV Technologies
    Award Number: DE-EE0007536
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 8/2/2016
    Location(s): AZ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    Pushing the efficiency limit of low-cost, industrially-relevant Si solar cells to greater than 22.5% by advancing cell structures and technology innovations
    Award Number: DE-EE0007554
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 8/3/2016
    Location(s): GA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 22, 2016

    Texturizing Wind Turbine Towers to Reduce Bat Mortality
    Award Number: DE-EE0007033
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.3, B3.6
    Wind Power Program
    Date: 8/3/2016
    Location(s): TX
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 17, 2016

    Monolithic silicon module manufacturing at less than 0.40 $/W
    Award Number: DE-EE0007538
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 7/25/2016
    Location(s): AZ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 17, 2016

    15%-efficiency (Mg,Zn)CdTe solar cells with 1.7 eV bandgap for tandem applications
    Award Number: DE-EE0007552
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 7/25/2016
    Location(s): AZ
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 17, 2016

    PowerScout ShareTM, BuildTM, and CommunitiesTM:Big Data Analytics and eCommerce for Community Solar
    Award Number: DE-EE0007588
    CX(s) Applied: A9,
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 7/25/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 17, 2016

    Research and Development of Architectures for Photovoltaic Cell-Level Power Balancing using Diffusion Charge Redistribution
    Award Number: DE-EE0007543
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 7/26/2016
    Location(s): MI
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 15, 2016

    Boosting Energy Efficiency and Economic Development Through Chambers of Commerce
    Award Number: DE-EE0007557
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Building Technologies Program
    Date: 7/26/2016
    Location(s): DC
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    Single Active Switch PV Inverter
    Award Number: DE-EE0007591
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 8/1/2016
    Location(s): NC
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    Continuous Silicon Reduction and Consolidation (CoSiRC)
    Award Number: DE-EE0007550
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 8/1/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • August 11, 2016

    New Approaches to Low-Cost Scalable Doping for Interdigitated Back Contact Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells
    Award Number: DE-EE0007553
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 8/1/2016
    Location(s): CO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office