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January 27, 2016
BETO’s sustainability work includes assessing water resource use and water quality impacts of bioenergy production.
BETO-Funded Study Offers Methods to Support a Water-Sustainable Bioenergy Industry

Argonne National Laboratory released a study funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) that examines the potential effects of future biofuel production on freshwater resources in the Missouri River Basin—a region that could play a central role in the production of cellulosic biomass like switchgrass, a perennial energy crop

January 27, 2016
Office of Nuclear Energy to Enhance Small Business Access to Research Facilities

Furthering efforts to encourage clean energy innovation in nuclear energy, the Department of Energy (DOE) released a draft Request for Assistance (RFA) today for the Nuclear Energy Voucher Program to be used by small business applicants. The voucher program will give businesses access to DOE’s unique, globally recognized facilities and researchers, which will help them further their efforts to develop next generation nuclear energy technologies.

January 26, 2016
EM-LA Press Releases

Lists press releases for the Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office.

January 26, 2016
POSTPONED: Webinar January 26: Update to the 700 bar Compressed Hydrogen Storage System Cost Projection

This webinar has been postponed until further notice. The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Update to the 700 bar Compressed Hydrogen Storage System Cost Projection" on Tuesday, January 26, from 12 to 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

January 25, 2016
Six SBIR-STTR Proposals Selected for Award for SSL Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science has selected for award six Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)-Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) proposals targeting advances in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology: 

January 25, 2016
February 16 PSERC Webinar: Protection and Control of Systems with Converter Interfaced Generation

The DOE-funded Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) is offering a free public webinar presenting the challenges of the protection of converter interfaced generation and associate circuits and components. The webinar will discuss these issues, and present the Estimation Based Protection (EBP) method, the integration of the method with the inverter controls and supplementary controls for the purpose of increasing the reliability of these systems.

January 25, 2016
DOE Announces Webinars on Energy Planning for Tribal Economic Development and Water Efficiency and Energy Savings

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce.

January 22, 2016
U.S. Department of Energy and New Mexico Finalize $74M in Settlement Agreements for Nuclear Waste Incidents of 2014

Agreements Include Schedules and Funding Parameters for Corrective Actions and Improvement Projects for New Mexico’s Roads, Water Infrastructure, and Emergency Response

January 21, 2016
U.S. Leaders in Energy Management Eligible for New Global Award

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is taking part in a prestigious new global awards program to recognize companies or organizations that use an ISO 50001-certified energy management system (EnMS) to save energy and reduce costs.

January 21, 2016
A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on New Leadership at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The Department of Energy welcomes Dr. Michael Witherell as the new director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).