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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage

Energy Department Allocates Money to Research Batteries and Electrification

8 Nov , 2017  


  Energy Department Announces $15 Million for Batteries and Electrification to Enable Extreme Fast Charging energy.gov, October 23, 2017 Today, the Energy Department announced up to $15 million for research projects on batteries and vehicle electrification technologies to enable extreme fast charging. The Department’s Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) funds early-stage, high-risk research to generate knowledge […]

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Building Technology, Lighting

The Energy Department Announces Funding for 7 SSL R&D Projects

14 Jul , 2017  

Energy Department Invests $8 Million in Efficient Lighting R&D The Energy Department is announcing funding for seven R&D projects that will support key scientific advancements in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. The projects will help accelerate the development of high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting products that can significantly reduce energy costs […]

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Codes & Standards, Programs & Policy

Five Efficiency Standards Under the Trump Administration’s Purview

2 Jan , 2017  

efficiency standards

Fate of Five Final Energy Efficiency Rules Could Be Up to Trump Bloomberg BNA, December 29, 2016 Five final energy efficiency appliance standards issued by the Obama administration Dec. 28 could be undone by the Trump administration due to a new review period. The Energy Department issued final rules increasing energy efficiency requirements for walk-in […]

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Codes & Standards, Programs & Policy

Appliance Standards Promote Innovation & Yield Energy Savings

10 Jan , 2016  

PG&E Marketplace appliance standards kitchen

Your kitchen is a battleground in Obama energy efficiency push Chicago Tribune, January 9, 2016. Image credit: Mikhail Golub No, literally. Since 2009, his administration has created 43 rules that will deliver the biggest energy savings of any president in history, eliminating demand in 2030 equal to the electricity produced by 96 power plants, based on […]

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