Solar + Battery Microgrid Provides Seminole Tribe of Florida with Energy Security

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2023 03:31:09 +0000

In this tribal energy snapshot, learn more about the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s solar-plus-storage microgrid project, cofunded by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy. Project Quick Facts The Tribe is installing solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity and adding battery energy storage, transfer switches, and controls on its rural Reservation of Big Cypress to […]

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College Teams Compete on Wind Energy & Water Energy Tech — Winners Announced

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2023 03:55:35 +0000

NREL-Managed Events Give Students the Opportunity To Advance Water Power, Wind Energy, and Their Careers

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Updated US Hydrogen Strategy Is Better, But Still Mostly Good For The Fossil Fuel Industry

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2023 17:35:12 +0000

DALL·E generated images of billows of black, gray and blue hydrogen with floating US dollar bills, digital artAs a living document, the strategy is still deeply flawed, but less flawed than the first one. If the DOE updates it every six months, and there’s as much movement each time, then by 2025 or 2026 it could be a good strategy.

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Massive Texas-Sized Wind Energy Transmission Project To (Finally) Link NM, AZ

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 23 May 2023 14:35:56 +0000

SunZia wind energy transmission arizona new mexicoThe massive new SunZia wind energy transmission line is closing in on the finish line, ESG or not.

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The Great Electricity Transmission Debate — How Much Is Enough?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 22 May 2023 20:42:29 +0000

Many people want to build new transmission lines for renewable energy like solar and wind. We dive into the issues, pro and con, on this matter.

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ABB E-mobility Now Sells ENERGY STAR Certified Fast Chargers — What Does That Mean?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 18 May 2023 19:12:27 +0000

An ABB E-mobility press release passed my desk recently, and it caught my eye because I was a bit thrown off by the news. As you can see in the headline, the news is that ABB E-mobility is now selling EV fast chargers that are ENERGY STAR Certified. I typically associate the ENERGY STAR program […]

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Novel Capacitor to Shrink Size & Reduce Cost of Electric Drives

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 16 May 2023 14:55:03 +0000

As a researcher in power electronics, Shajjad Chowdhury is focused on exceeding capacity. In a lab space at the Department of Energy’s National Transportation Research Center at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, he’s developing a novel capacitor and inverter component that will shrink the size and reduce the cost of electric drive units. He sees this […]

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US Charging & Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program Deadline Extended

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 15 May 2023 23:20:33 +0000

The Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) closing date has been extended to June 13, 2023 (14-day extension). The weblink to the CFI remains the same and notes the current closing date; Amendment 1 announcing the extended application deadline is available under the related documents tab. The CFI Discretionary […]

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