US Department of Energy Aims to Help Secure EV Battery Supplies

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:54:58 +0000

Despite the clear fossil fuel bias in this administration, the US Department of Energy has been paying a bit of attention to the electric vehicle (EV) revolution, and is looking to help secure critical battery supplies in the global battery supply chain and setting the foundation to do so

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Submit devt plans this month, ECs, DUs told

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 17:01:08 +0000

The Department of Energy (DoE) is extending the deadlines for power distributors to submit their respective development plans amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. In an advisory, Energy Undersecretary Felix William Fuentebella said electric cooperatives (ECs) should transmit their 2020 to 2029 distribution development plans (DDPs) to the National Electrification Administration (NEA) on or […]

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USA’s Battery500 Initiative Has Achieved Li-Metal Battery Energy Density Of 350 Wh/kg

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 03:57:38 +0000

Toward the end of President Obama’s time in office, the US Department of Energy (DOE) launched a “Battery500 Consortium.” The goal is in the name: reaching 500 Wh/kg battery energy density with lithium-metal battery cells, a target which was reportedly triple the battery energy density at the time

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DoE eyes 30% fuel discount for PH agriculture sector

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 16:30:38 +0000

A 30-percent discount on petroleum products is sought for farmers and fishermen in the Philippines as part of efforts to ensure food security, the Department of Energy (DoE) said. In a virtual presser, Energy Undersecretary Felix William Fuentebella said his department was proposing to oil companies that this subsidy be granted to agricultural entities. “In […]

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‘P6.8B seen from higher import duty on oil’

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 16:54:56 +0000

The government is projected to earn about P6.8 billion in revenues for the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP) once an additional 10-percent import duty on crude oil and refined petroleum products is imposed, the Department of Energy (DoE) said on Wednesday. In a virtual presser, Energy Undersecretary Felix William Fuentebella said this amount would be […]

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Offshore Wind Finding Direction in U.S.

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 04:10:00 +0000

The post Offshore Wind Finding Direction in U.S. appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Europe has a big head start globally when it comes to generating power from offshore wind installations. The U.S. has lagged due to a variety of factors, including the need to work through regulatory issues

The post Offshore Wind Finding Direction in U.S. appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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Fossil Industry Extracting From Another Source: Taxpayers

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 03:30:03 +0000

Clouds of smoke and fire emerge during a controlled burn in an effort to clean up oil in the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon explosion. Justin Stumberg/U.S. NavyWith production slowing and a few fossil fuel projects on hold, industry is focusing on squeezing taxpayers for every dime they can

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DoE: Electricity users get grace period for paying bills

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2020 16:15:57 +0000

THE Department of Energy (DoE) ordered power companies to defer their billings without imposing additional charges while Luzon is under enhanced community quarantine. In an April 16 advisory, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said “all electricity consumers shall be provided a grace period to pay their bills falling due during the original and extended ECQ (enhanced […]

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New Solar Energy Innovation Network Teams Announced

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 03:00:10 +0000

Washington, D.C. — Today the U.S. Department of Energy announced that eight teams have been selected to participate in the second round of the Solar Energy Innovation Network, a program that supports multi-stakeholder teams pursuing new applications of solar energy and other distributed energy resources in unique locations and contexts

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DoE extends deadline for payables due to Psalm

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 17:03:37 +0000

THE Department of Energy (DoE) has issued a memorandum saying all payables to the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (Psalm) whose due date fall during the “enhanced community quarantine” period have been given an extension of 30 days. Signed by Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, the memorandum says that payments due to the state-run […]

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