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August 26, 2013
EIS-0431: Extension of Public Comment Period

Hydrogen Energy California's Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle and Carbon Capture and Sequestration Project, CA

August 22, 2013
Energy Department Develops Roadmap to Help Spur Geothermal Energy Development

Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap will help developers navigate regulatory requirements at every level of government to deploy geothermal energy projects.

August 22, 2013
Northern California: Innovative Exploration Technologies Yield Geothermal Potential

First-ever achievement to re-open an abandoned steam field, validating universally applicable technologies.

August 21, 2013
Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) are using predictive tools to understand ecological changes driven by frequent fires due to invasive plant species in California’s Mojave Desert. In collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey, scientists are integrating recent advances in fire science and remote sensing tools to characterize the relationship between non-native invasive plant species and wildfire in the desert under current and changing climate conditions. The satellite image shown here is of the Mojave Desert transformed to principal components highlighting geologic formations, land use and vegetation cover. | Image courtesy of PNNL scientist Jerry Tagestad and the U.S. Global Land Cover Facility in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Photo of the Week: Mapping the Link between Invasive Plants and Wildfire in the Mojave Desert

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August 21, 2013
California: Next-Generation Geothermal Demonstration Launched

First-of-its-kind achievement successfully demonstrates that EGS technologies are commercially viable.

August 19, 2013
California: Conducting Polymer Binder Boosts Storage Capacity, Wins R&D 100 Award

Working with Nextval, Inc., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) developed a Conducting Polymer Binder for high-capacity lithium-ion batteries.

August 16, 2013
10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Ryan Wiser

Learn about Dr. Ryan Wiser's work to develops new areas of research on topics of enormous social consequence.

August 16, 2013
California: TetraCell Silicon Solar Cell Improves Efficiency, Wins R&D 100 Award

TetraSun, in partnership with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, developed a novel crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) cell architecture and manufacturing process that achieves efficiencies exceeding 21% with costs comparable to conventional crystalline PV cells.

August 16, 2013
California: Heliotrope Technologies Wins R&D 100 Award for Universal Smart Window Coating that Saves Energy and Increases Comfort

EERE-funded Heliotrope Technologies, with support from EERE’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), received a 2013 R&D 100 Award for their Universal Smart Window (USW) Coating.

August 8, 2013
Audit Report: OAS-M-13-06

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Use of Time and Materials Subcontracts