Tag: Energy Department

News and Policies, State

South Carolina Sues Feds Over End of Nuclear Fuel Program

May 30, 2018

Via: Power Engineering

AIKEN, South Carolina — South Carolina is suing the federal government after the Energy Department announced it was stopping construction of a plant to turn plutonium used in nuclear weapons into fuel for nuclear reactors. South Carolina Attorney General Alan […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

U.S. Department of Energy – Energy Department Announces up to $8.8 Million for Innovations in Algae Technology

September 11, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

Today (9/8), the U.S. Department of Energy announced the selection of four additional projects from the Productivity Enhanced Algae and ToolKits funding opportunity to receive up to $8.8 million. These projects will deliver high-impact tools and techniques for increasing the […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Energy Department announces $15 million to boost security of US power grid

July 14, 2016

Via: American Energy News

US Deputy Energy Department Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall has announced new funding to strengthen and protect  the nation’s electric grid from cyber and physical attacks. The Energy Department will provide up to $15 million, subject to congressional appropriations, to support efforts by […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Energy Department backs power line from Plains to Southeast

March 28, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy said Friday it would partner with a private firm hoping to build a transmission line to carry wind power from the High Plains to the southeastern United States, angering Arkansas politicians who believe the federal […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Energy Economics, U.S.

Energy Department invests to improve Energy infrastructure

October 13, 2015

Via: Energy Global

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to protecting America’s energy critical infrastructure, the Energy Department (DOE) has invested more than US$34 million for two projects that will improve the protection of the US electric grid and oil and natural […]