A battery company supported by the Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) has an agreement to manufacture silicon nanowire material for lithium-ion batteries on a commercial scale for the first time. OneD Materials, which had a project from 2011 to 2014 with VTO, recently signed a production license and agreement with EaglePicher Technologies, a U.S.
Hydro Research Foundation University Research Awards - HRF - University of California Berkeley Award Number: DE-EE0002668/EE0006506 CX(s) Applied: A9, A11 Water Power Program Date: 06/04/2015 Location(s): CA Office(s): Golden Field Office
The Energy Department’s 2014 Hydropower Market Report was released last month in an effort to provide taxpayers and industry professionals with a snapshot of the growing hydropower industry in the United States. The first-ever report details data collected over the past decade and highlights the continued trend of bolstering the U.S. hydropower fleet and its energy capacity.
Fossil-fuel derived polyurethane products may not be in demand in the coming years thanks to algae researchers. A joint research and development investment from the Energy Department’s Bioenergy Technology Office to the biotech firm Solazyme and the University of California San Diego’s (UCSD) California Center for Algae Biotechnology has resulted in the world’s first surfboard made from algae byproducts.
Development and Productization of High-Efficiency, Low-Cost Building-Integrated Photovoltaic Shingles Using Monocrystalline Silicon Thin Film Solar Cells Award Number: DE-EE0005436 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Solar Energy Technologies Office Date: 05/18/2015 Location(s): CA Office(s): Golden Field Office