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September 30, 2014
The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Recovery Plan outlines the necessary steps to resume operations at the transuranic waste disposal site outside of Carlsbad, N.M.
Department of Energy Releases WIPP Recovery Plan

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) released the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Recovery Plan, outlining the necessary steps to resume operations at the transuranic waste disposal site outside of Carlsbad, N.M. WIPP operations were suspended following an underground truck fire and a radiological release earlier this year.

September 30, 2014
Statement of Intent between the US Department of Energy and UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

Statement of Intent between the US Department of Energy and UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority for exchange of information concerning management of radioactive waste.

September 30, 2014
From left to right, DOE Office of Nuclear Energy Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fuel Cycle Technologies John Herczeg, EM Associate Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Monica Regalbuto, and UK National Nuclear Laboratory Managing Director Paul Howarth sign a Statement of Intent amendment at the British Embassy in Washington, D.C.
UK Nuclear Cleanup and Research Experts Visit DOE to Expand Collaboration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United Kingdom’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) met with senior members of EM and DOE’s Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) recently to amend a landmark Statement of Intent to include the NNL in collaborations on radioactive waste and nuclear materials cleanup and management.

September 25, 2014
Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Tri-Fold

OSDBU has created a downloadable, print-on-demand tri-fold PDF that introduces the office, its role in the Department of Energy and its goals for supporting small business nationwide.

September 23, 2014
DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: TC Legend Homes, Bellingham, WA

Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready home in Bellingham, WA, that achieves HERS 43 without PV or HERS 13 with 3.2 kW of PV.

September 22, 2014
DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Clifton View Homes, Whidbey Island, WA

Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready home on Whidbey Island, WA, that scores HERS 37 without PV or HERS -13 with 10 kW PV, enough to power the home and an electric car. The two-story custom home has ICF below-grade walls, 6.5-inch SIP above-grade walls, a 10.25-in. SIP roof, and triple-pane windows. The home has a ground-source heat pump provides radiant floor heat plus passive solar heating from large south-facing windows and bare concrete slabs for the first and second floors.

September 22, 2014
Save the Date! 2015 Small Business Kick-Off Forum, October 22, 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization will host the FY 2015 Small Business Kick-Off Forum at the DOE's Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Ave SW, on October 22, 2014.

September 15, 2014
Energy Secretary Moniz's Remarks at the U.S. Institute of Peace Conference -- As Prepared for Delivery

The Secretary's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the U.S. Institute of Peace Conference "Nuclear Weapons Testing: History, Progress and Challenges" in Washington, D.C. on September 15, 2014.

September 9, 2014
CX-100048: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Rapid Development of Hybrid Perovskites and Novel Tandem Architectures
CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B3.15
Date: 09/09/2014
Location(s): Washington
Offices(s): Golden Field Office
Technology Office: Solar Energy Technologies
Award Number: DE-EE0006710

September 9, 2014
CX-100047: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Automatic Optical Detection and Classification of Marine Animals Around MHK Converters Using Machine Vision
CX(s) Applied: A9
Date: 09/09/2014
Location(s): Washington
Offices(s): Golden Field Office
Technology Office: Water Power Program
Award Number: DE-EE0006785