WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2010 -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced research awards under a joint DOE-USDA program aimed at improving and accelerating genetic breeding programs to create plants better suited for bioenergy production. The $8.9 million investment is part of the Obama Administration's broader effort to diversify the nation's energy portfolio and to accelerate the development of new energy technologies designed to decrease the nation's dependence on foreign oil.
Water Heater Zigbee Open Standard Wireless Controller CX(s) Applied: B3.6, B5.1 Date: 08/23/2010 Location(s): St. Louis, Missouri Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
Through a Recovery Act grant, that company - Smith Electric Vehicles (SEV) – is taking a different tact that could lay the foundation for the industry's future. Not only is the company manufacturing all-electric, zero-emission commercial trucks, it's collecting data on how these commercial EVs are used.
Midwest Region Alternative Fuels Project CX(s) Applied: A7, B5.1 Date: 08/05/2010 Location(s): Kansas City, Missouri Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory