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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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  • May 2, 2016

    Comprehensive analysis of Hawaii's geothermal potential through Play Fairway integration of geophysical, geochemical, and geological data
    Award Number: DE-EE0006729
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1, B3.6
    Geothermal Technologies Office
    Date: 04/25/2016
    Location(s): HI
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 2, 2016

    Unique Single-Axis Tracking Planar Waveguide Optical Collector for CSP Modules
    Award Number: DE-EE0007338
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 04/13/2016
    Location(s): MA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 2, 2016

    Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany (MCLBA), GA - Biomass Steam Turbine Generator
    Award Number: DE-EE0007461
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Federal Energy Management Program
    Date: 04/13/2016
    Location(s): GA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 2, 2016

    El Paso Intelligence Center Ground-mounted Solar PV Project
    Award Number: DE-EE0007460
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Federal Energy Management Program
    Date: 04/13/2016
    Location(s): TX
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 2, 2016

    U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region Photovoltaic Systems
    Award Number: DE-EE0007459
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Federal Energy Management Program
    Date: 04/13/2016
    Location(s): OR
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 2, 2016

    Solar Energy Partnership Initiative
    Award Number: DE-IE0000045
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Office of Indian Energy
    Date: 04/20/2016
    Location(s): SD
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 2, 2016

    Green Parabolic Trough Collector(GPTC) inspired by an architectural paradigm
    Award Number: DE-EE0007343
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 04/08/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 6, 2016

    HydroAir Power Take Off System
    Award Number: DE-EE0006609
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.25
    Water Power Program
    Date: 04/06/2016
    Location(s): NY
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 6, 2016

    Ocean Energy Demonstration of the Ocean Energy (OE) Buoy at US Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site
    Award Number: DE-EE0006924
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.25
    Water Power Program
    Date: 04/06/2016
    Location(s): HI
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 6, 2016

    Development of a Planar Focusing Collector for CSP
    Award Number: DE-EE0007339
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technology Office
    Date: 04/06/2016
    Location(s): IL
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 4, 2016

    H2 Refuel H-Prize Selection of Finalist
    Award Number: NA
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Fuel Cells Technology Office
    Date: 04/04/2016
    Location(s): CO
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 4, 2016

    Medium Voltage Integrated Drive and Motor
    Award Number: DE-EE0007251
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Advanced Manufacturing Offices
    Date: 04/04/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 4, 2016

    Drifiting Noise Measurement System and Integrated Data Products
    Award Number: DE-EE0006786
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.25
    Water Power Program
    Date: 04/04/2016
    Location(s): NH
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • March 24, 2016

    RACEE Phase Two Technical Assistance Delivery
    Award Number: DE-EE0007352
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Office of Strategic Programs
    Date: 03/24/2016
    Location(s): AK
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • March 21, 2016

    Development of tools for coupled InSAR and Seismicity monitoring of EGS reservoir development and management
    Award Number: DE-EE0005510
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Geothermal Technologies Office
    Date: 03/21/2016
    Location(s): PA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • March 21, 2016

    Survivability and Lower Cost in a Submerged Wave Energy Device
    Award Number: DE-EE0007345
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Wind and Water Power Technologies Office
    Date: 03/21/2016
    Location(s): OR
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • March 18, 2016

    Reduction of System Cost Characteristics Through Innovative Solutions to Installation, Operations, and Maintenance
    Award Number: DE-EE0007347
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Water Power Program br> Date: 03/18/2016
    Location(s): WA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • March 18, 2016

    Structurally Controlled Geothermal Systems in the Eastern Great Basin Extensional Regime, Utah
    Award Number: DE-EE0006732
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1, B3.6
    Geothermal Technologies Office
    Date: 03/18/2016
    Location(s): UT
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • March 18, 2016

    Integrated 10kV SiC VSD and High-Speed MW Motor for Gas Compression Systems
    Award Number: DE-EE0007253
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Advanced Manufacturing Office
    Date: 03/18/2016
    Location(s): NC
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • March 18, 2016

    Numerical Modeling and Experimental Validation of Extreme Conditions Response for the Centipod WEC
    Award Number: DE-EE0007344
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Water Power Technologies Office
    Date: 03/18/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • March 18, 2016

    Marine AlGae Industrialization Consortium (MAGIC): Combining biofuel and high-value bioproducts to meet the RFS
    Award Number: DE-EE0007091
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B5.15
    Bioenergy Technologies Office
    Date: 03/18/2016
    Location(s): NC
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • March 16, 2016

    Chesapeake Light Tower - Sale of Real Property NREL Tracking No. 16-010
    Award Number: DE-AC36-08GO28308
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, B1.19, B1.24, B1.3
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
    Date: 03/16/2016
    Location(s): VA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • March 14, 2016

    Integrated Development and Comprehensive IO&M Testing at RITE of a KHPS TriFrame Mount
    Award Number: DE-EE0007349
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Water Power Program
    Date: 03/14/2016
    Location(s): NY
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • March 14, 2016

    Next Generation MHK River Power System Optimized for Performance, Durability and Survivability
    Award Number: DE-EE0007348
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Water Power Program br> Date: 03/14/2016
    Location(s): AK
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • March 11, 2016

    Enabling Sustainable Landscape Design for Continual Improvement of Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
    Award Number: DE-EE0007088
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1, B3.16, B5.15
    Bioenergy Technologies Office
    Date: 03/08/2016
    Location(s): MD
    Office(s): Golden Field Office