How the Department of Energy Is Helping Keep Nuclear Power Relevant

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 04:20:20 +0000

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In the decade following World War II, the U.S. government took a keen interest in helping to create a commercial nuclear power industry. Although there were military leaders and members of Congress who

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USU Team Develops Solar Energy Storage Systems Using “Retired” Batteries from Electric Vehicles, Named Finalist in National Solar Tech Competition

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 18:25:24 +0000

Technology Could Dramatically Reduce Cost of Solar Energy Storage

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Nuclear Security Represents $4 Billion Annual Subsidy In US, Trillion All Costs For Fleet For Full Lifecycle

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 18:05:36 +0000

This equates to a roughly $4 billion annual subsidy to the US nuclear industry, in addition to the $1.6 billion in permanent tax breaks in the US federal tax code.

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Slash Solar Prices 60%? Not With The U.S. Plan

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 03:37:18 +0000

Pro-tip: if the expenditure units starts with m instead of b, it’s not serious. Billions move the needle. Millions just keep the lights on in a few pet projects.

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DOE Releases New Notices of Intent for Sustainable Transportation Tech Funding

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 16:19:04 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has shared that it has three funding opportunities for sustainable transportation technologies coming this spring. These funding opportunities are looking for innovative research, development, demonstration, and deployment (RDD&D) in the pursuit of technologies that will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the […]

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Govt looks for alternative energy sources

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 16:20:24 +0000

The government is looking to tap alternative power sources to achieve its goal of total electrification by next year, the Department of Energy (DoE) said on Tuesday. In a virtual conference, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said “we’re trying to develop [indigenous sources] to ensure our energy security and make the cost affordable.” According to him, […]

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Battery Recycling Prize Phase III Rules Released

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 04:22:42 +0000

Today, the Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize released the official rules for the third and final phase of the Department of Energy (DOE) funded $5.5 million competition. The goal of this Prize is to develop and demonstrate processes that, when scaled, have the potential to profitably capture 90% of all discarded or spent lithium-based batteries (LIBs) in the United States, and re-introduce key materials into the U.S. supply chain

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DoE, Usaid team up for power sector investments

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 16:34:01 +0000

The Department of Energy (DoE) has partnered with the United States Agency for International Development (Usaid) to attract investments for the country’s power sector. In a statement, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said he hoped this “collaboration to promote energy security and development will be sustained and even enhanced,” noting that the US “remains a solid […]

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PH nuclear plan up for President’s approval

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 16:38:44 +0000

THE proposal to include nuclear energy as one of the country’s energy sources is now awaiting the approval of President Rodrigo Duterte, according to a government official. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said the Department of Energy (DoE) has already submitted the nuclear power plan to the President last Friday. The submission is a requirement stated […]

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Petron refinery can be part of Bataan freeport

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 16:36:32 +0000

THE Department of Energy (DoE) sees no problem in making Petron Corp.’s refinery in Limay, Bataan part of the Freeport Area of Bataan, the DoE chief said on Tuesday. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said Petron should send a letter to his office signifying its intention to make its refinery an economic zone. “Well, sa atin […]

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