Startup Gets $10 Million To Pump More Energy Storage Into Texas Grid

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 30 May 2024 16:05:26 +0000

The US startup Quidnet Energy is leveraging oilfield know-how to bring a new underground pumped hydro energy storage system to Texas.

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Green Hydrogen To Help Eject Fossil Fuels From Steel Industry

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 02 May 2024 15:10:28 +0000

Green hydrogen is working its way into the steel industry, and a new round of ARPA-E funding could help accelerate the trend.

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Buh-Bye, Conflict Minerals: US Gets First Sodium-Ion Battery Factory

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2024 13:04:30 +0000

The sodium-ion battery of the future is coming to decarbonize US data centers and backup generators, now do electric vehicles.

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Nickel-Mining Plants To Juice EV Battery Supply Chain

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2024 15:20:36 +0000

A new, plant-based source of nickel could help spare the EV battery supply chain from the burden of environmental impacts related to mining.

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Wright Electric & Columbia University Receive U.S. Department of Energy Award for Ultra-Lightweight Battery Development

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2024 15:35:48 +0000

MALTA, NEW YORK — Wright Electric, in collaboration with Columbia University, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Pioneering Railroad, Oceanic and Plane Electrification with 1K energy storage systems (PROPEL-1K) for their groundbreaking work on … [continued]

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NREL’s Rail Optimization Software Is Putting Freight Electrification on the Fast Track

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2024 12:40:57 +0000

Collaboration With Parallel Systems Quantifies Benefits of Autonomous, Battery-Electric Rail Vehicles For more than a century, American freight trains—responsible for … [continued]

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Lithium-Air EV Batteries Tapped For Net Zero Economy Of The Future

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2024 00:55:14 +0000

Lithium-air EV batteries could help decarbonize aviation, shipping, and railways if only some key technology hurdles can be leaped.

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High School Student Invents Biofuel Solution For Sugar Shortage

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2023 13:43:27 +0000

As a sugar shortage looms, a high school student in Zimbabwe discovers that biofuel could be made from common reeds instead of sugarcane.

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$42 Million to Strengthen Reliability, Resiliency, & Affordability of America’s Power Grid

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2023 04:40:51 +0000

Funding for 15 Research and Development Projects Across 11 States Will Bolster Efficiency of Grid Operations and Prevent Outages, Supporting … [continued]

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Transformative, Next-Gen Grid Control Technologies Get $42M in Federal Funding

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2023 02:11:32 +0000

On the grid level, interfaces typically consist of modules, which are made up of semiconductor-driven or semiconductor-controlled devices. Source: POWER/Generated with AI ∙ November 21, 2023 at 7:26 PM

The Department of Energy (DOE) has initiated a new “enabling” pathway to achieve and sustain a dramatic transformation of the nation’s evolving grid—through its power electronics fabric, with the realization […]

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