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December 3, 2015
Power Plays: Geothermal Energy in Oil and Gas Fields

Power Plays: Geothermal Energy in Oil and Gas Fields

Monday April 25, 2016, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm and Tuesday April 26, 2016, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The SMU Geothermal Laboratory is hosting their 8th international energy conference at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Over 200 individuals in project development, field operations, technology, finance, engineering and resource assessment from the geothermal, oil, gas and renewable energy sectors are expected to attend

August 17, 2015
CX-014102: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Replace Critical Loop Transformers & Cables Damaged by Hurricane Ike
CX(s) Applied: B1.3
Date: 08/17/2015
Location(s): Texas
Offices(s): Strategic Petroleum Reserve Field Office

June 23, 2015
EERE Success Story—SuperTruck Initiative Partner Improves Class 8 Truck Efficiency by 115%

With help from the Energy Department, Class 8 trucks recently hit a record of 12 miles per gallon (mpg) freight efficiency. This milestone is actually a 115% increase in freight efficiency (which includes both fuel used and weight hauled) over typical Class 8 trucks, which typically average 5.8 miles to the gallon!  As Class 8 trucks haul as much as 80% of the nation’s goods, improving their efficiency is essential to increasing energy security and reducing carbon pollution.

June 17, 2015
CX-100294 Categorical Exclusion Determination

Texturizing Wind Turbine Towers to Reduce Bat Mortality
Award Number: DE-EE0007033
CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.3, B3.6
Wind Program
Date: 06/17/2015
Location(s): TX
Office(s): Golden Field Office

June 5, 2015
EERE Success Story—SolarBridge Technologies: Helping Solar Modules Speak the Language of the Energy Grid

SolarBridge Technologies is collaborating with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to develop an innovative solution to make rooftop photovoltaic (PV) systems easier to install and more affordable for businesses and homeowners.

"This is a tough investment market, but with more risk, you get more rewards," says SolarBridge CTO Patrick Chapman. "We were already in the market, but the SunShot award helped us win new accounts and accelerate the technology. It has allowed us to try new ideas."

May 21, 2015
EERE Success Story—San Antonio Better Buildings Partners Recognized for Advancing Energy Efficiency

In April, the Energy Department recognized Better Buildings Challenge San Antonio, Texas area partners.  Dr. Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency met with Macy’s and the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA), learning how each organization is meeting their commitments to improve the energy use of their entire respective building portfolios by at least 20% over the next decade. 

May 13, 2015
EIS-0444-SA-01: Supplement Analysis

Texas Clean Energy Project (TCEP), Ector County, Texas

February 24, 2015
EIS-0444-SA-01: Draft Supplement Analysis

Texas Clean Energy Project, Ector County, Texas

January 26, 2015
CX-013329: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Big Hill Anhydrite Pond 9 Closure
CX(s) Applied: B1.23
Date: 01/26/2015
Location(s): Texas
Offices(s): Strategic Petroleum Reserve Field Office

January 13, 2015
CX-013330: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Close Big Hill Anhydrite Pond 9- Pilot Test Temporary Pipe Re-route
CX(s) Applied: B3.6
Date: 01/13/2015
Location(s): Texas
Offices(s): Strategic Petroleum Reserve Field Office