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September 1, 2012
A new natural gas-fired steam plant will replace an older coal-fired steam plant shown here. The new plant has the capacity to heat buildings at the Portsmouth site much more efficiently than the old coal-fired steam plant.
Steam Plant Replaces Outdated Coal-Fired System

PIKETON, Ohio – As the Portsmouth site begins to clean up its former uranium enrichment facilities, work is under way to decontaminate and decommission (D&D) the antiquated coal-fired steam plant there.

August 27, 2012
EIS-0283-SA-03: Supplement Analysis

Transportation of Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride for Conversion to Depleted Uranium Oxide

August 27, 2012
DOE Awards Contract for WIPP Mobile Loading Unit Services

Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a competitive small business contract to Celeritex, LLC, (a Joint Venture between Project Services Group, LLC and DeNuke Contracting Services Inc.) of Suwanee, Georgia.

August 21, 2012
DOE Seeks Proposals for Portsmouth Plant Technical Services

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy today issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for an Environmental Technical Services acquisition at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant near Piketon, Ohio.

August 16, 2012
Building an American Economy to Last: American Competiveness in Manufacturing

With support from federal agencies, a new manufacturing technology is revolutionizing how products are designed and built.

August 13, 2012
DOE Seeks Quotes for Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Environmental Technical Services

Cincinnati– The Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Request for Quotation (RFQ) for an Environmental Technical Services acquisition at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (GDP) for the Portsmouth Paducah Project Office (PPPO).

July 26, 2012
Ohio State University (OSU) Professor Liang-Shih Fan shows Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Charles McConnell OSU's coal direct chemical looping reactor. | Photo by Niranjani Deshpande
Making Carbon Capture and Storage Efficient and Cost Competitive

Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Charles McConnell visited Ohio State University to highlight new Energy Department investments in carbon capture and storage technologies.

July 25, 2012
Compare how Lincoln Electric's wind tower -- the largest capacity wind turbine in Ohio -- measures up to well-known structures from around the world. | Graphic courtesy of Lincoln Electric.
The State Energy Program Helps Promote that Bigger IS Better in Euclid, Ohio

Highlighting how one Ohio-based manufacturer is saving energy and money through the Energy Department's State Energy Program.

July 1, 2012
X-326 Facility Manager Jack Tully, left to right, DOE Site Lead Joel Bradburne and Operator Russ Nickell stand in the local control room after the last processing equipment that had been operating in the uranium enrichment cascade at the Portsmouth site in Piketon was shut down.
EM to Proceed with Demolition Following Completion of Cascade Cleanout Operations

PIKETON, Ohio – EM and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency are reviewing decontamination and decommission (D&D) approaches for three buildings that housed the equipment for uranium
enrichment that was shut down this spring after operating for 57 years.

June 25, 2012
Audit Report: OAS-RA-12-13

The Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in the State of Ohio