US DOE Announces New EV Infrastructure & Development Funding

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2022 18:55:13 +0000

A $96 million government funding opportunity is now available to assist with the decarbonization of the American transportation industry. The cash will be used to enhance electric vehicle charging availability, develop alternative-fueled non-road vehicles that are more efficient and less expensive, and develop electric drive components and materials to maximize EV efficiency and affordability. “To […]

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Sneaky: Energy Department Pushes Electric Vehicles Under Trump’s Nose

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 02:10:13 +0000

The Energy Department is pursuing a mobility future populated by electric vehicles, despite the recently impeached President’s support for fossil fuel

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PSH FAST, Pt 2: Oscillating Disk Cutters For Tunneling Could Reduce Time & Cost

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2019 19:14:33 +0000

A big part of Livingston and Conroy’s pitch to the DoE was to leverage soon-to-be-commercialized oscillating disk technology in a mostly continuous tunneling model. This would entail not only having the oscillating disk cutter, but also automated ceiling bolting and shotcreting for tunnel stabilization

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PSH FAST, Pt 1: US DOE FAST Competition For Pumped Storage Picks 4 Winners

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2019 19:07:36 +0000

Pumped storage hydro has far more resource potential than required for a fully decarbonized grid and it’s cheap per megawatt-hour (MWh) of storage. The downside is that it’s slow to build, capital intensive, and heavily regulated right now in the United States. The Department of Energy FAST program aims to change that

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