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DOE Awards $15.8M for 30 Projects Aimed at Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Light-Duty Vehicles

July 11, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

The Department of Energy recently awarded about $15.8 million for 30 new research projects that it said are "aimed at discovery and development of novel, low-cost materials necessary for hydrogen production and storage and for fuel cells onboard light-duty…

U.S. Department of Energy Extends Savannah River Site Management and Operating Contract through July 2018

August 9, 2016 - in Corporate, News

IRVING, Texas - Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) announced today that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has exercised its option to extend the current management…

Bacteria Growth Proves Effective in Stopping Chromium Transportation in Groundwater

July 5, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

Residing in wastes from former weapons production and reprocessing activities, electroplating processes, and industrial efforts to reduce corrosion in…

U.S. Department of Energy Works with Chicago on Water Filtration Innovation

June 28, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it is committing funding to help Argonne National Laboratory and research partners move multiple promising energy technologies to the marketplace. The awards are part of the first Department-wide round of…

DOE Declares Construction Salt Waste Processing Facility Complete

June 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy, Renewal/Retrofit

AIKEN, S.C., June 7, 2016—The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that the Savannah River Site’s Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF) is construction complete bringing the facility one step closer to full operation planned for late 2018. “Completing…

DNV GL to Validate Edge-of Network Management of Solar, Energy Storage in Hawaii’s $2.4 Million DOE Project

June 2, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

OAKLAND, Mass. (June 2, 2016) - DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification, will serve as accreditor of performance for a federally funded project at Hawaiian Electric Company demonstrating the ability of a grid…

Agencies Release Study of ‘West-Wide’ Energy Corridors

May 23, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) today released a study that provides a foundation for upcoming regional reviews of energy corridors on western public lands to assess the need for…

Department of Energy Approves Plains & Eastern Clean Line Infrastructure Project

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Record of Decision (ROD) approving the Plains & Eastern Clean Line transmission project. DOE’s decision marks a critically important step towards the construction of America’s largest…

New Energy Efficiency Standards Issued for Rooftop Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps

December 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Energy, Planning

Washington, DC, Dec. 18, 2015—Energy efficiency standards issued today for rooftop air conditioners and heat pumps---which represent the largest energy and pollution savings of any rule ever issued by the Department of Energy---will benefit businesses,…

U.S. Department of Transportation Joins Workplace Charging Challenge

November 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Energy, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is pleased to announce that it has joined the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Workplace Charging Challenge, which will support DOT efforts to make workplace charging for plug-in electric vehicles available…