US Funding For Solar–Hydro Hybrid Energy, Microgrid, Grid Storage, & Blockchain Research

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:43:52 +0000

This fourth round of US DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office projects concerns solar–hydro hybrid power plants, other solar hybrid power plants, microgrids, grid storage integration, and blockchain technology

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US Funding For Solar Hardware Manufacturing Innovation

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:18:18 +0000

This third round of US DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office projects concerns innovations in manufacturing for solar hardware

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US Funding For Solar Systems Integration & AI Applications In Solar Energy

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:57:10 +0000

This second round of US DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office projects we’re looking at concern Systems Integration and AI Applications in Solar Energy with Emphasis on Machine Learning. Below are DOE summaries of how it intends to help on these topics as well as awardee details from the

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US Government Puts $130 Million More Into Solar Tech

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:34:46 +0000

Continuing a decades-long trend, the US Department of Energy (DOE) has put a few million dollars into further research and development of solar power technologies — $130 million, to be precise

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Oil & Gas Drilling Technology Could Make District Heating Feasible

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2020 17:18:52 +0000

About 12% of all US greenhouse emissions come from heating and cooling buildings, according to Vox. Much of the energy used to heat large buildings — factories, office buildings, universities, schools, and so forth — could come from geothermal sources

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Cracking the Code on Recycling Energy Storage Batteries

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 20:28:21 +0000

This is one of four blogs in a series examining current challenges and opportunities for recycling of clean energy technologies. Please see the introductory post, as well as other entries on solar panels and wind turbines

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US DOE & DOT Work On Improving Public Transportation Projects Using Data & Technology

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 11:00:04 +0000

Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced project selections for $130 million in advanced vehicle technologies research across the United States

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Women’s Clean Energy Wednesday: Spotlight on Rwanda

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 00:56:29 +0000

On Wednesday, October 21, join C3E International and USAID’s Power Africa for Women’s Clean Energy Wednesday: International Spotlight on Rwanda

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NRDC Sues US Department Of Energy Over Efficiency Standards Process Changes

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 00:07:38 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. by Joe Vukovich NRDC sued the U.S. Department of Energy yesterday for once again altering its energy efficiency standards-setting process to make it more difficult to set rigorous energy-saving levels for America’s appliances and equipment. We believe this change will harm consumers — especially low-income households — and create [&hellip

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NREL & CharIN Test Out Megawatt Charging System In USA

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 15:37:58 +0000

On Sept. 23–24, 2020, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) joined forces with the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN) to host a high-power electric vehicle charging connector test event

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