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August 31, 2011
Department of Energy Announces up to $12 Million in Investments to Support Development and Production of Drop-In Biofuels

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.

August 23, 2011
CX-006524: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Fuel Properties to Enable Lifted-Flame Combustion
CX(s) Applied: A9
Date: 08/23/2011
Location(s): Madison, Wisconsin
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

August 23, 2011
EA-1860: Draft Environmental Assessment

Richland Center Renewable Energy Waste-to-Energy Project, Richland, Wisconsin

August 13, 2011
EA-1862: Draft Environmental Assessment

Oneida Seven Generations Corporation: Energy Recovery Project, Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin

August 11, 2011
CX-006478: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Cellulosic Biomass Sugars to Advantaged Jet Fuel: Catalytic Conversion of Com Stover to Energy Dense, Low Freeze Point Paraffins and Naphthenes
CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
Date: 08/11/2011
Location(s): Wisconsin
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

August 10, 2011
Ramping-up Investments in Advanced Vehicle Technologies

Today, Secretary Chu announced the selection of 40 projects across 15 states to receive more than $175 million to accelerate the development and deployment of next-generation vehicle technologies. From state-of-the-art electric drive batteries to light-weight vehicles, these projects will help improve vehicle fuel efficiency and create quality jobs.

The selected projects focus on eight key approaches to improving vehicle efficiency, including:

August 9, 2011
Department of Energy Announces $39 Million to Strengthen University-Led Nuclear Energy Research and Development

51 Projects Aim to Cut Carbon Pollution, Create Clean Energy Jobs and Strengthen America’s Nuclear Energy Industry

July 13, 2011
CX-006155: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Wisconsin Clean Transportation Program/City of Milwaukee Compressed Natural Gas Infrastructure Project
CX(s) Applied: B5.1
Date: 07/13/2011
Location(s): Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

July 7, 2011
EA-1861: DOE Notice of Availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact

Frito Lay Biomass Boiler Project, Beloit, Wisconsin

July 5, 2011
Bob Wilds working at a winding machine. | Photo Courtesy of Waukesha Electric Systems
Using Experience to Train the Next Generation of Workers

Bob Wilds puts his years of experience to the test as he trains the new coil winders in Wisconsin.