WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2010 -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced research awards under a joint DOE-USDA program aimed at improving and accelerating genetic breeding programs to create plants better suited for bioenergy production. The $8.9 million investment is part of the Obama Administration's broader effort to diversify the nation's energy portfolio and to accelerate the development of new energy technologies designed to decrease the nation's dependence on foreign oil.
Energy Storage/Conservation and Carbon Emissions Reduction Demonstration CX(s) Applied: A9, A11 Date: 09/01/2010 Location(s): Atlanta, Georgia Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
High-Bandwidth Modulation of Hydrogen/Syngas Fuel to Control Combustor Dynamics CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 08/26/2010 Location(s): Atlanta, Georgia Office(s): Fossil Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
Training Program for Commercial Building Energy Commissioning Agents/Auditors CX(s) Applied: A9 Date: 08/16/2010 Location(s): Atlanta, Georgia Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
Georgia has substantial natural resources, including biomass and hydroelectric power .The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) is making a meaningful down payment on the nation’s energy and environmental future. The Recovery Act investments in Georgia are supporting a broad range of clean energy projects, from energy efficiency and the smart grid to environmental cleanup and alternative fuels and vehicles.