Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman explains lessons learned from the recent Southeast peer-to-peer workshop in Charlotte, North Carolina. Many of the attendees represented awardees from the Energy Department's Recovery Act programs, and while they demonstrated success in their work, there was a consistent theme of community involvement as essential to that success.
Development and Commercialization of a Novel Low-Cost Carbon Fiber CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 09/28/2011 Location(s): Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Washington Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
Alternative High-Performance Motors with Non-Rare Earth Materials CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 09/28/2011 Location(s): Colorado, Iowa, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Wisconsin Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
North Carolina-City-Concord CX(s) Applied: B1.32, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 09/20/2011 Location(s): Concord, North Carolina Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
Hurricane Irene struck the East coast last Friday, making landfall in North Carolina. Over the weekend, the storm traveled up the East Coast and into the mid-Atlantic and New England areas of the U.S. In response to Irene, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Virginia declared a State of Emergency.
In support of the Obama Administration's comprehensive efforts to strengthen U.S. energy security, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced up to $12 million to fund three small-scale projects in Illinois, Wisconsin, and North Carolina that aim to commercialize novel conversion technologies to accelerate the development of advanced, drop-in biofuels and other valuable bio-based chemicals.