U.S. Department of Energy Launches Initiatives to Accelerate Solar Deployment in Underserved Communities

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 21:00:16 +0000

New Efforts Include $15.5 Million to Tackle Barriers to Solar Deployment, Increased Focus on Expanding Clean Energy Access to Low- and Moderate-Income Communities and Fostering a Diverse Solar Workforce

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Secretary Granholm Shows The Joe Biden Administration Is Focused On Core Electric Vehicle Matters That Matter

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 01:31:46 +0000

We cover every angle and every corner of the electric vehicle market. We’ve done so for years. I’ve been calling the 2020s the decade of batteries and  the decade of autonomy, because I think these are the two most important portions of the transportation market in the coming years. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has emphasized […]

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30 Gigawatt US Offshore Wind Target To Support 77,000 Jobs

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:19:43 +0000

National Offshore Wind Goal To Support 77,000 Jobs, Power 10 Million Homes, Cut 78 Million Metric Tons in Carbon Emissions. Energy Secretary Granholm Announces Ambitious New 30GW Offshore Wind Deployment Target by 2030.

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DOE Awards $110 Million to Small Businesses Pursuing Scientific, Clean Energy, and Climate Solutions

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 02:00:18 +0000

102 Projects Across America will Receive Seed Funding to Launch New Ideas to Market That Will Create Jobs

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Biden’s New 30 GW Offshore Wind Power Pledge Is Solyndra’s Revenge

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 17:23:26 +0000

The Intertubes are practically on fire with news that the Biden administration is putting up $3 billion in funding for a new offshore wind initiative that will plant 30 gigawatts’ worth of new wind turbines along the US coastline by 2030. In a karmic twist, those dollars will come through the Energy Department’s Loan Programs […]

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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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Trump-Era Energy Storage Challenge Feeds New $20 Million Flow Battery Fire

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 17:35:32 +0000

US banks on flow batteries for rapid decarbonization, eyeballs at least 300 gigawatt-hours of battery-type energy storage online by 2030.

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US Department of Energy Launches Design & Construction of $75 Million Grid Energy Storage Research Facility

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 17:45:18 +0000

Grid Storage Launchpad at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Will Accelerate Energy Storage Innovation, Boost Clean Energy Adaptation and Grid Resilience.

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Hold On To Your Hats, There’s A New (& Old) US Department Of Energy In Town

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:45:14 +0000

New Biden team set to pick up torch from US Department of Energy, which has kept the clean tech engine running all these years

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Signs of Hope for US Federal Climate Action in 2021

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Fri, 01 Jan 2021 01:30:11 +0000

As we enthusiastically bid 2020 farewell, for many reasons 2021 is starting to feel like a year to be hopeful. While the rollout of vaccines signal an impending slow-down to the pandemic, recent activity in DC is offering a similar glimpse to solutions on the horizon for the climate crisis

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