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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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  • December 1, 2016

    Advanced TidGen Power System
    Award Number: DE-EE0007820
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Water Power Technology Office
    Date: 11/29/2016
    Location(s): ME
    Office(s): Golden Field Officer

  • November 30, 2016

    Pitka’s Point/Saint Mary’s Wind Energy Construction Project
    Award Number: DE-EE0000035
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Office of Indian Energy
    Date: 11/17/2016
    Location(s): AK
    Office(s): Golden Field Officer

  • November 30, 2016

    Metastability and Long-term Degradation in CIGS Devices: Effect of Alkali Treatments and Emitter Layers
    Award Number: DE-EE0007750
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 11/18/2016
    Location(s): NV
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • November 30, 2016

    Power Take-off System for Marine Renewable Devices
    Award Number: DE-EE0006398
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Water Power Technologies Office
    Date: 11/29/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • November 2, 2016

    SCC Emission-Free and Treaty Resources Protection Clean Energy Initiative
    Award Number: DE-IE0000036
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.16
    Office of Indian Energy
    Date: 10/21/2016
    Location(s): WI
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • October 6, 2016

    Durable High-Power Membrane Electrode Assemblies with Low-Pt-Loading
    Award Number: DE-EE0007651
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 10/4/2016
    Location(s): MI
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • October 6, 2016

    Fuel Cell Membrane-Electrode-Assemblies with Ultra-Low Pt Nanofiber Electrodes
    Award Number: DE-EE0007653
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 10/5/2016
    Location(s): TN
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 22, 2016

    Accelerating Market Adoption of Best-in-class Building Technologies, the Technology Demonstration Initiative (TDI)
    Award Number: DE-EE0007065
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Buildings Technologies Office
    Date: 9/20/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 16, 2016

    Building Blocks from Biocrude: High Value Methoxyphenols
    Award Number: DE-EE0007730
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Bioenergy Technologies Office
    Date: 9/14/2016
    Location(s): NC
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 16, 2016

    Integrated process for commercial production of farnesene, a versatile platform chemical, from domestic lignocellulosic feedstock
    Award Number: DE-EE0007729
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Bioenergy Technologies Office
    Date: 9/8/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 16, 2016

    Development of Algal Biomass Yield Improvements in an Integrated Process
    Award Number: DE-EE0007689
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Bioenergy Technologies Office
    Date: 9/9/2016
    Location(s): CA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 16, 2016

    Bio-syngas to Fatty Alcohols (C6-14) as a Pathway to Fuels
    Award Number: DE-EE0007728
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Bioenergy Technologies Office
    Date: 9/12/2016
    Location(s): MI
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 13, 2016

    SOLAR ENERGY EVOLUTION AND DIFFUSION STUDIES II - STATE ENERGY STRATEGIES (SEEDSII-SES)
    Award Number: DE-FOA-0001496
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 8/31/2016
    Location(s): multiple
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 13, 2016

    Policy, Permit, Perform: Analyzing the Predictive Power of Commercial Building Public Data
    Award Number: DE-EE0007737
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Office of Strategic Programs
    Date: 8/31/2016
    Location(s): OR
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 13, 2016

    Analyizing Drivers of Change in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventories
    Award Number: DE-EE0007736
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Office of Strategic Programs
    Date: 8/31/2016
    Location(s): multi
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 13, 2016

    Powering Energy Efficiency & Impacts Framework: Mapping a comprehensive energy strategy for the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments Region
    Award Number: DE-EE0007738
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Office of Strategic Programs
    Date: 8/31/2016
    Location(s): NC
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 9, 2016

    High Performance PEFC Electrode Structures
    Award Number: DE-EE0007652
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B3.15
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 8/11/2016
    Location(s): CT
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 9, 2016

    FIRST STEPS TOWARD DEVELOPING RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY ON TRIBAL LANDS – 2016
    Award Number: DE-FOA-0001621
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Office of Indian Energy
    Date: 8/9/2016
    Location(s): Mult
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 9, 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

  • September 9, 2016

    Advanced Serpentine Heat Exchangers to Minimize the Number of Joints and Leakage in HVAC&R Systems
    Award Number: DE-EE0007680
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Building Technologies Office
    Date: 8/11/2016
    Location(s): MD
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 9, 2016

    Developing a Novel Hydrogen Sponge with Ideal Binding Energy and Hugh Surface Area for Practical Hydrogen Storage
    Award Number: DE-EE0007655
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Fuel Cell Technologies Office
    Date: 8/11/2016
    Location(s): PA
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 9, 2016

    Reducing plug-load electricity footprint of residential buildings through low-cost, non-intrusive sub-metering and personalized feedback technology
    Award Number: DE-EE0007684
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.1
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 8/11/2016
    Location(s): NY
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 9, 2016

    GaAsP/Si Tandem Solar Cells: Pathway to Low-Cost, High-Efficiency Photovoltaics
    Award Number: DE-EE0007539
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B3.15
    Solar Energy Technologies Office
    Date: 8/11/2016
    Location(s): OH
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 9, 2016

    A novel approach to map permeability using passive seismic emission tomography
    Award Number: DE-EE0007698
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1
    Geothermal Technologies Office
    Date: 8/29/2016
    Location(s): OH
    Office(s): Golden Field Office

  • September 9, 2016

    Biomass Gasification for Chemicals Production Using Chemical Looping Techniques
    Award Number: DE-EE0007530
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Bioenergy Technologies Office
    Date: 8/29/2016
    Location(s): OH
    Office(s): Golden Field Office