Tag: U.S. Department of Energy

DOE Announces New Prize to Accelerate Pumped Storage Hydropower

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a new prize competition to support development of pumped storage hydropower — the Furthering Advancements to Shorten Time (FAST) Commissioning for Pumped Storage Hydropower (PSH) prize.

DOE extends AECOM-led joint venture contract at the Savannah River Site

AECOM announced that the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Savannah River Operations Office in Aiken, S.C., extended the current liquid waste management contract with AECOM-led Savannah River Remediation LLC.

DOE Announces $28 Million in Funding for Wind Energy Research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $28.1 million in funding aimed at advancing wind energy nationwide across the land-based, offshore, and distributed wind sectors.

Energy Department Awards $6 Million in Wind Energy Research Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected nine projects totaling $6.2 million that will reduce environmental compliance costs and environmental impacts of land-based and offshore wind energy.

DOE Announces Prize Competition for Wave Energy Water Desalination

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a prize competition to spur innovation in wave energy-powered desalination systems.

‘Dark fiber’ lays groundwork for long-distance earthquake detection and groundwater mapping

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have figured out a way to turn parts of a 13,000-mile-long testbed of “dark fiber,” unused fiber-optic cable, into a highly sensitive seismic activity sensor.

Assessing earthquake hazards

Images resulting from recent simulations at NERSC show the distribution of ground motion intensity across the San Francisco Bay Area region 10 seconds after...

DOE 2017 Wind Market Reports indicate strong wind power installation trends

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released three wind energy market reports demonstrating that as wind installations continue across the country and offshore wind projects move beyond the planning process, technology costs and wind energy prices continue to fall.

Wind technology advancements continue to drive down wind energy prices

At an average of around 2 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh), prices offered by newly built wind projects in the United States are being driven lower by technology advancements and cost reductions.
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