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Opportunities for discovery: Theory and computation in Basic Energy Sciences  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

New scientific frontiers, recent advances in theory, and rapid increases in computational capabilities have created compelling opportunities for theory and computation to advance the scientific mission of the Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES). The prospects for success in the experimental programs of BES will be enhanced by pursuing these opportunities. This report makes the case for an expanded research program in theory and computation in BES. The Subcommittee on Theory and Computation of the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee was charged with identifying current and emerging challenges and opportunities for theoretical research within the scientific mission of BES, paying particular attention to how computing will be employed to enable that research. A primary purpose of the Subcommittee was to identify those investments that are necessary to ensure that theoretical research will have maximum impact in the areas of importance to BES, and to assure that BES researchers will be able to exploit the entire spectrum of computational tools, including leadership class computing facilities. The Subcommittee s Findings and Recommendations are presented in Section VII of this report.

Harmon, Bruce; Kirby, Kate; McCurdy, C. William

2005-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Basics  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Students will complete a scavenger hunt worksheet in order to learn about the basics of energy and its sources.

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The Path to Sustainable Nuclear Energy. Basic and Applied Research Opportunities for Advanced Fuel Cycles  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The objective of this report is to identify new basic science that will be the foundation for advances in nuclear fuel-cycle technology in the near term, and for changing the nature of fuel cycles and of the nuclear energy industry in the long term. The goals are to enhance the development of nuclear energy, to maximize energy production in nuclear reactor parks, and to minimize radioactive wastes, other environmental impacts, and proliferation risks. The limitations of the once-through fuel cycle can be overcome by adopting a closed fuel cycle, in which the irradiated fuel is reprocessed and its components are separated into streams that are recycled into a reactor or disposed of in appropriate waste forms. The recycled fuel is irradiated in a reactor, where certain constituents are partially transmuted into heavier isotopes via neutron capture or into lighter isotopes via fission. Fast reactors are required to complete the transmutation of long-lived isotopes. Closed fuel cycles are encompassed by the Department of Energy?s Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative (AFCI), to which basic scientific research can contribute. Two nuclear reactor system architectures can meet the AFCI objectives: a ?single-tier? system or a ?dual-tier? system. Both begin with light water reactors and incorporate fast reactors. The ?dual-tier? systems transmute some plutonium and neptunium in light water reactors and all remaining transuranic elements (TRUs) in a closed-cycle fast reactor. Basic science initiatives are needed in two broad areas: ? Near-term impacts that can enhance the development of either ?single-tier? or ?dual-tier? AFCI systems, primarily within the next 20 years, through basic research. Examples: Dissolution of spent fuel, separations of elements for TRU recycling and transmutation Design, synthesis, and testing of inert matrix nuclear fuels and non-oxide fuels Invention and development of accurate on-line monitoring systems for chemical and nuclear species in the nuclear fuel cycle Development of advanced tools for designing reactors with reduced margins and lower costs ? Long-term nuclear reactor development requires basic science breakthroughs: Understanding of materials behavior under extreme environmental conditions Creation of new, efficient, environmentally benign chemical separations methods Modeling and simulation to improve nuclear reaction cross-section data, design new materials and separation system, and propagate uncertainties within the fuel cycle Improvement of proliferation resistance by strengthening safeguards technologies and decreasing the attractiveness of nuclear materials A series of translational tools is proposed to advance the AFCI objectives and to bring the basic science concepts and processes promptly into the technological sphere. These tools have the potential to revolutionize the approach to nuclear engineering R&D by replacing lengthy experimental campaigns with a rigorous approach based on modeling, key fundamental experiments, and advanced simulations.

Finck, P.; Edelstein, N.; Allen, T.; Burns, C.; Chadwick, M.; Corradini, M.; Dixon, D.; Goff, M.; Laidler, J.; McCarthy, K.; Moyer, B.; Nash, K.; Navrotsky, A.; Oblozinsky, P.; Pasamehmetoglu, K.; Peterson, P.; Sackett, J.; Sickafus, K. E.; Tulenko, J.; Weber, W.; Morss, L.; Henry, G.

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Basic Energy Sciences Reports  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Basic Energy Sciences Reports Basic Energy Sciences Reports The list below of Basic Energy Sciences workshop reports addresses the status of some important research areas that can...

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Energy Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Services » Energy Basics Services » Energy Basics Energy Basics The basics about renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies: learn how they work, what they're used for, and how they can improve our lives, homes, businesses, and industries. The basics about renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies: learn how they work, what they're used for, and how they can improve our lives, homes, businesses, and industries. RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES Biomass Technology Basics Geothermal Technology Basics Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Basics Hydropower Technology Basics Ocean Energy Technology Basics Solar Energy Technology Basics Wind Energy Technology Basics More HOME & BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES Lighting and Daylighting Basics Passive Solar Building Design Basics Space Heating and Cooling Basics

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Lesson 1 Energy Basics ENERGY BASICS  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Table of Contents Table of Contents Lesson 1 - Energy Basics Lesson 2 - Electricity Basics Lesson 3 - Atoms and Isotopes Lesson 4 - Ionizing Radiation Lesson 5 - Fission, Chain Reactions Lesson 6 - Atom to Electricity Lesson 7 - Waste from Nuclear Power Plants Lesson 8 - Concerns Lesson 9 - Energy and You 1 Lesson 1 Energy Basics ENERGY BASICS What is energy? Energy is the ability to do work. But what does that really mean? You might think of work as cleaning your room, cutting the grass, or studying for a test. And all these require energy. To a scientist, "work" means something more exact. Work is causing a change. It can be a change in position, like standing up or moving clothes from the floor to the laundry basket. It can be a change in temperature, like heating water for a cup

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Basic Energy Sciences Jobs  

Office of Science (SC) Website

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Energy Basics Website Contact  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

his form is used to submit comments, report problems, and/or ask questions about information on the Energy Basics website.

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Related Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Financial Opportunities Related Opportunities Related Opportunities Funding for wind power projects may be available through other offices in the U.S. Department of Energy or...

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Opportunities for Catalysis in The 21st Century. A report from the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Chemical catalysis affects our lives in myriad ways. Catalysis provides a means of changing the rates at which chemical bonds are formed and broken and of controlling the yields of chemical reactions to increase the amounts of desirable products from these reactions and reduce the amounts of undesirable ones. Thus, it lies at the heart of our quality of life: The reduced emissions of modern cars, the abundance of fresh food at our stores, and the new pharmaceuticals that improve our health are made possible by chemical reactions controlled by catalysts. Catalysis is also essential to a healthy economy: The petroleum, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries, contributors of $500 billion to the gross national product of the United States, rely on catalysts to produce everything from fuels to ''wonder drugs'' to paints to cosmetics. Today, our Nation faces a variety of challenges in creating alternative fuels, reducing harmful by-products in manufacturing, cleaning up the environment and preventing future pollution, dealing with the causes of global warming, protecting citizens from the release of toxic substances and infectious agents, and creating safe pharmaceuticals. Catalysts are needed to meet these challenges, but their complexity and diversity demand a revolution in the way catalysts are designed and used. This revolution can become reality through the application of new methods for synthesizing and characterizing molecular and material systems. Opportunities to understand and predict how catalysts work at the atomic scale and the nanoscale are now appearing, made possible by breakthroughs in the last decade in computation, measurement techniques, and imaging and by new developments in catalyst design, synthesis, and evaluation.

White, J. M.; Bercaw, J.

2002-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Financial Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

of funding for basic and applied research for converting biomass resources into biofuels. Many financial assistance opportunities are available for small-scale to large-scale...

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Financial Opportunities - Energy Innovation Portal  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Financial Opportunities The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) works with business, industry, universities, and others to increase the use of renewable energy...

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Energy Department Announces Technical Assistance Opportunity...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Announces Technical Assistance Opportunity for Tribal Clean Energy Deployment Energy Department Announces Technical Assistance Opportunity for Tribal Clean Energy Deployment...

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Funding Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Funding Opportunities Funding Opportunities Funding Opportunities November 1, 2013 - 11:40am Addthis The primary strategy of the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is to invest in high-risk, high-value research and development that will reduce the energy requirements of manufacturing while stimulating economic productivity and growth. Opportunities exist for industry to participate in cost-shared research and development projects. In addition, AMO makes available information and resources on other financial assistance and research opportunities. Advanced Manufacturing Office AMO awards cost-shared funding to collaborative R&D partnerships that address top opportunities for saving energy in industrial distributed energy. Competitive solicitations are the principal mechanism used to

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Funding Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Funding Opportunities Funding Opportunities Funding Opportunities November 1, 2013 - 11:40am Addthis The primary strategy of the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is to invest in high-risk, high-value research and development that will reduce the energy requirements of manufacturing while stimulating economic productivity and growth. Opportunities exist for industry to participate in cost-shared research and development projects. In addition, AMO makes available information and resources on other financial assistance and research opportunities. Advanced Manufacturing Office AMO awards cost-shared funding to collaborative R&D partnerships that address top opportunities for saving energy in industrial distributed energy. Competitive solicitations are the principal mechanism used to

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Financial Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Financial Opportunities Financial Opportunities Financial Opportunities The Water Power Program focuses on technological development and deployment of innovative technologies capable of generating electricity from water. The program funds research and development activities through competitive solicitations. The program does not fund the purchase or installation of water energy systems by individuals or companies. For information on federal grants and tax incentives for the purchase and operation of water energy systems, please see the Related Opportunities page. To explore current financial opportunity solicitations, click on the opportunity titles in the table below. To sort the list, click on the arrows in the column headings. Technology Solicitation Title Open Date Close Date

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Wind Energy Resource Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Renewable Energy Wind Wind Energy Resource Basics Wind Energy Resource Basics July 30, 2013 - 3:11pm Addthis Wind energy can be produced anywhere in the world where the wind...

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Future Science Needs and Opportunities for Electron Scattering: Next-Generation Instrumentation and Beyond. Report of the Basic Energy Sciences Workshop on Electron Scattering for Materials Characterization, March 1-2, 2007  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

To identify emerging basic science and engineering research needs and opportunities that will require major advances in electron-scattering theory, technology, and instrumentation.

Miller, D. J.; Williams, D. B.; Anderson, I. M.; Schmid, A. K.; Zaluzec, N. J.

2007-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Financial Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

The full application material for Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) FOA DE-FOA-0000890 is available on EERE's Funding Opportunity Exchange....

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Energy Efficiency In Correctional Facilities & Opportunities...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Efficiency In Correctional Facilities & Opportunities for State Energy Office Engagement Energy Efficiency In Correctional Facilities & Opportunities for State Energy Office...

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Funding Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Services » Funding Opportunities Services » Funding Opportunities Funding Opportunities Funding Opportunities FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES AND SOLICITATIONS Cost-Shared Development of Innovative Small Modular Reactor Designs The Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Licensing Technical Support (LTS) program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE), through this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeks to facilitate the development of innovative SMR designs that have the potential to address the nation's economic, environmental and energy security goals. Specifically, the Department is soliciting applications for SMR designs that offer unique and innovative solutions for achieving the objectives of enhanced safety, operations, and performance relative to currently certified designs. This FOA focuses on design development and

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Lesson 1- Energy Basics  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This lesson covers the states and forms of energy, where energy comes from, as well as how the way we live is tied to our energy supply and what that means for the future.

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Research Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Research Opportunities Research Opportunities Research Opportunities Research opportunities at Energy Department labs and facilities: Argonne Nuclear Science Educational Programs The mission of Innovate to Educate is to take a leadership role to champion Argonne's mission to transform scientific discovery into innovation, develop and enable education programs that reflect Argonne's strategic engineering, science, and computational initiatives, and to develop new educational programs based on transformative scientific discovery. Faculty and Student Teams Program The Faculty and Student Teams (FaST) Program is a cooperative effort between the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Faculty from colleges and universities with limited research facilities, and from those institutions serving

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Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education March...

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Biomass Renewable Energy Opportunities and Strategies | Department...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Biomass Renewable Energy Opportunities and Strategies Biomass Renewable Energy Opportunities and Strategies May 30, 2014 - 1:39pm Addthis July 9, 2014 Bonneville Power...

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Sandia National Laboratories: evaluate energy storage opportunity  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

energy storage opportunity 2013 Electricity Storage Handbook Published On July 31, 2013, in Energy, Energy Assurance, Energy Storage, Energy Storage Systems, Energy Surety, Grid...

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Solar Energy Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Technology Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:37pm Addthis Solar energy technologies produce electricity from the energy of the sun. Small solar energy systems can provide electricity for...

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Wind Energy R&D Opportunity: Energy Department Announces $125...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Wind Energy R&D Opportunity: Energy Department Announces 125 Million for Transformational Energy Projects Wind Energy R&D Opportunity: Energy Department Announces 125 Million for...

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Daylighting Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Daylighting Basics Daylighting Basics Daylighting Basics August 16, 2013 - 11:24am Addthis Energy 101: Daylighting Basics This video explains how homeowners and businesses can use highly efficient, strategically placed windows to save money. Text Version Daylighting is the use of windows and skylights to bring sunlight into buildings. Daylighting in businesses and commercial buildings can result in substantial savings on electric bills, and not only provides a higher quality of light but also improves productivity and health. Daylighting in schools has even improved student grades and attendance. Today's highly energy-efficient windows, as well as advances in lighting design, allow efficient use of windows to reduce the need for artificial lighting during daylight hours without causing heating or cooling problems.

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NREL: Learning - Energy Storage Basics  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Energy Storage Basics Energy Storage Basics The demand for electricity is seldom constant over time. Excess generating capacity available during periods of low demand can be used to energize an energy storage device. The stored energy can then be used to provide electricity during periods of high demand, helping to reduce power system loads during these times. Energy storage can improve the efficiency and reliability of the electric utility system by reducing the requirements for spinning reserves to meet peak power demands, making better use of efficient baseload generation, and allowing greater use of renewable energy technologies. A "spinning reserve" is a generator that is spinning and synchronized with the grid, ready for immediate power generation - like a car engine running with the gearbox

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NREL: Learning - Distributed Energy Basics  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Distributed Energy Basics Distributed Energy Basics Photo of transmission towers and lines extending for miles towards a pink sunset in the distance. Distributed energy technologies can relieve transmission bottlenecks by reducing the amount of electricity that must be sent long distances down high-voltage power lines. Distributed energy refers to a variety of small, modular power-generating technologies that can be combined with load management and energy storage systems to improve the quality and/or reliability of the electricity supply. They are "distributed" because they are placed at or near the point of energy consumption, unlike traditional "centralized" systems, where electricity is generated at a remotely located, large-scale power plant and then transmitted down power lines to the consumer.

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Top 10 Energy Efficiency Opportunities  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Top 10 Energy Efficiency Top 10 Energy Efficiency Opportunities Federal Utility Partnership Working Group San Francisco, 5/22/2013 Siva Sethuraman Customer Energy Solutions PG&E 2 Whole Building A comprehensive, performance-based approach to achieving 15+% energy savings in existing commercial buildings - quantification of energy use baselines and estimate savings at the whole building level leveraging the power of interval meter data. Behavioral Operational Retrofit Types of Energy Savings * Simplified, integrated offering * Bigger incentives tied to performance * Flexibility to pursue a range of measures overtime * Transparent and credible bill savings Baseline Analytics, Examples 3 Small Commercial EMS * Energy management system (EMS) products that offer integrated

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Ocean Energy Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Ocean Energy Technology Basics Ocean Energy Technology Basics Ocean Energy Technology Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:18pm Addthis Text Version Photo of low waves in the ocean. A dock is visible in the background. Oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth's surface. As the world's largest solar collectors, oceans contain thermal energy from the sun and produce mechanical energy from tides and waves. Even though the sun affects all ocean activity, the gravitational pull of the moon primarily drives tides, and wind powers ocean waves. Learn more about: Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Tidal Energy Wave Energy Ocean Resources Addthis Related Articles Energy Department Releases New Energy 101 Video on Ocean Power A map generated by Georgia Tech's tidal energy resource database shows mean current speed of tidal streams. The East Coast, as shown above, has strong tides that could be tapped to produce energy. | Photo courtesy of Georgia Institute of Technology

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Energy Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

on the south and west sides will help keep your house cool in the summer and allow sun to shine through the windows in the winter. Landscaping Tips: Landscaping Energy 101...

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Biogas Opportunities Roadmap | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Biogas Opportunities Roadmap Biogas Opportunities Roadmap Biogas is a proven source of energy used in the United States and around the world for decades. As such, biogas systems...

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Wave Energy Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Wave Energy Basics Wave Energy Basics Wave Energy Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:30pm Addthis Photo of a large wave. Wave energy technologies extract energy directly from surface waves or from pressure fluctuations below the surface. Renewable energy analysts believe there is enough energy in ocean waves to provide up to 2 terawatts of electricity. (A terawatt is equal to a trillion watts.) However, wave energy cannot be harnessed everywhere. Wave power-rich areas of the world include the western coasts of Scotland, northern Canada, southern Africa, and Australia as well as the northeastern and northwestern coasts of the United States. In the Pacific Northwest alone, it is feasible that wave energy could produce 40-70 kilowatts (kW) per 3.3 feet (1 meter) of western coastline. Wave Energy Technologies

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Industrial Energy Efficiency Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Industrial Energy Efficiency Basics Industrial Energy Efficiency Basics Industrial Energy Efficiency Basics The industrial sector is vital to the U.S. economy, but at the same time consumes the most energy in the country to manufacture products we use every day. Among the most energy-intensive industries are aluminum, chemicals, forest product, glass, metal casting, mining, petroleum refining, and steel. The energy supply chain begins with electricity, steam, natural gas, coal, and other fuels supplied to a manufacturing plant from off-site power plants, gas companies, and fuel distributors. Energy then flows to either a central energy generation utility system or is distributed immediately for direct use. Energy is then processed using a variety of highly energy-intensive systems, including steam, process heating, and

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State Energy Program 2015 Funding Opportunity Announcement |...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Opportunity Announcement The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EERE's) State Energy Program (SEP) seeks applications for...

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Biofuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Biofuel Basics Biofuel Basics Biofuel Basics July 30, 2013 - 11:38am Addthis Text Version Photo of a woman in goggles handling a machine filled with biofuels. Biofuels are liquid or gaseous fuels produced from biomass. Most biofuels are used for transportation, but some are used as fuels to produce electricity. The expanded use of biofuels offers an array of benefits for our energy security, economic growth, and environment. Current biofuels research focuses on new forms of biofuels such as ethanol and biodiesel, and on biofuels conversion processes. Ethanol Ethanol-an alcohol-is made primarily from the starch in corn grain. It is most commonly used as an additive to petroleum-based fuels to reduce toxic air emissions and increase octane. Today, roughly half of the gasoline sold in the United States includes 5%-10% ethanol.

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Career Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Career Opportunities Career Opportunities Career Opportunities A Multifaceted Mission Requires Many Disciplines Energy is a crucial aspect in virtually every area of daily life, the economy, and national security. Because of the pervasive scope of the DOE's mission, we require a wide range of technical and business skills. DOE professionals include scientists, engineers, mathematicians, accountants and contract specialists, computer scientists, technologists, specialists in national security and international affairs, as well as professionals with a wide range of skills in business, communications/information technology, and administrative disciplines. Whether you are a recent graduate seeking your first job, a mid-career expert, a senior-level executive, or just looking for a career change,

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Wind Energy Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Wind Energy Technology Basics Wind Energy Technology Basics Wind Energy Technology Basics August 15, 2013 - 4:10pm Addthis Photo of a hilly field, with six visible wind turbines spinning in the wind. Wind energy technologies use the energy in wind for practical purposes such as generating electricity, charging batteries, pumping water, and grinding grain. Most wind energy technologies can be used as stand-alone applications, connected to a utility power grid, or even combined with a photovoltaic system. For utility-scale sources of wind energy, a large number of turbines are usually built close together to form a wind farm that provides grid power. Several electricity providers use wind farms to supply power to their customers. Stand-alone turbines are typically used for water pumping or

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Microhydropower Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Basics Basics Microhydropower Basics August 15, 2013 - 3:09pm Addthis Microhydropower systems are small hydroelectric power systems of less than 100 kilowatts (kW) used to produce mechanical energy or electricity for farms, ranches, homes, and villages. How a Microhydropower System Works All hydropower systems use the energy of flowing water to produce electricity or mechanical energy. Although there are several ways to harness moving water to produce energy, "run-of-the-river systems," which do not require large storage reservoirs, are most often used for microhydropower systems. Illustration of an example microhydropower system. A river flows down from some hills. The river first flows through an intake, which is indicated as two white walls on each side of the river. The intake diverts water to a canal. From the canal, the water travels to a forebay, which looks like a white, rectangular, aboveground pool. A pipeline, called a penstock, extends from the forebay to a building, called the powerhouse. You can see inside the powerhouse, which contains a turbine and other electric generation equipment. The water flows in and out of the powerhouse, returning to the river. Power lines also extend from the powerhouse, along and through two electrical towers, to a house that sits near the river's edge.

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Solar Energy Resource Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Solar Energy Resource Basics Solar Energy Resource Basics Solar Energy Resource Basics August 21, 2013 - 11:40am Addthis Solar radiation, often called the solar resource, is a general term for the electromagnetic radiation emitted by the sun. Solar radiation can be captured and turned into useful forms of energy, such as heat and electricity, using a variety of technologies. However, the technical feasibility and economical operation of these technologies at a specific location depends on the available solar resource. Basic Principles Every location on Earth receives sunlight at least part of the year. The amount of solar radiation that reaches any one spot on the Earth's surface varies according to: Geographic location Time of day Season Local landscape Local weather. Because the Earth is round, the sun strikes the surface at different

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Tidal Energy Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Tidal Energy Basics Tidal Energy Basics Tidal Energy Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:26pm Addthis Photo of the ocean rising along the beach. Some of the oldest ocean energy technologies use tidal power. All coastal areas experience two high tides and two low tides over a period of slightly more than 24 hours. For those tidal differences to be harnessed into electricity, the difference between high and low tides must be more than 16 feet (or at least 5 meters). However, there are only about 40 sites on Earth with tidal ranges of this magnitude. Currently, there are no tidal power plants in the United States, but conditions are good for tidal power generation in the Pacific Northwest and the Atlantic Northeast regions. Tidal Energy Technologies Tidal energy technologies include barrages or dams, tidal fences, and tidal

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Financial Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Financial Opportunities Financial Opportunities The Water Power Program focuses on technological development and deployment of innovative technologies capable of generating...

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Alternative Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Ethanol Hydrogen Natural Gas Propane Addthis Related Articles Advanced Technology and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Basics Glossary of Energy-Related Terms Natural Gas Fuel Basics...

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LED Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Basics LED Basics Unlike incandescent and fluorescent lamps, LEDs are not inherently white light sources. Instead, LEDs emit nearly monochromatic light, making them highly...

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Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education March 24, 2010 - 12:17pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced two new Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to support university and college efforts to build or expand their school's nuclear science and engineering basic research or education capabilities. Under the Nuclear Energy University Programs, the Department will provide approximately $14.5 million to upgrade university level research reactors and purchase general scientific equipment and instrumentation. "There is a critical need for a trained workforce as the nation moves

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Department of Energy Business Opportunity Session  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

James Quinn James Quinn Title: Supervisor, Technology Delivery Office: Industrial Technologies Program E-Mail: james.quinn@ee.doe.gov Phone: 202-586-5725 Website: http://www.eere.energy.gov/industry/ EERE- Industrial Technologies Program Department of Energy's Business Opportunity Session Program Thrusts Develop technologies addressing top energy saving opportunities in the industrial sector * Industry-specific * Crosscutting Energy Efficiency R&D Help plants save energy today by assessing opportunities and facilitating adoption of best energy management practices and efficient new technologies Technology Delivery and Deployment Drive a 25% reduction in industrial energy intensity over 10 years EERE- Industrial Technologies Program Department of Energy's Business Opportunity Session

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Your H2IQ Hydrogen Fuel Cell Basics Hydrogen Fuel Cell Basics Hydrogen is a versatile energy carrier that can be used to power nearly every end-use energy need. The fuel...

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Waste-to-Energy: Waste Management and Energy Production Opportunities...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Waste-to-Energy: Waste Management and Energy Production Opportunities Waste-to-Energy: Waste Management and Energy Production Opportunities July 24, 2014 9:00AM to 3:30PM EDT U.S....

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Hydropower Basics | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Basics Hydropower Basics Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. Get Adobe Flash player Most people associate water power with the Hoover Dam -- a huge...

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Infrared Basics | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Infrared Basics Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Web Site: Infrared Basics Author Protherm Published Publisher Not Provided, 2013 DOI Not Provided...

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Fuel Cells - Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Basics Fuel Cells - Basics Photo of a fuel cell stack A fuel cell uses the chemical energy of hydrogen to cleanly and efficiently produce electricity with water and heat as...

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Biomass Renewable Energy Opportunities and Strategies Forum  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The forum will give tribal leaders and staff an opportunity to interact with other Tribes, federal agencies, and industry to learn more about biomass energy development.

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Business Opportunities in the Energy Industry  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

An opportunity for small businesses to network with industry professionals, sponsored by the American Association of Blacks in Energy and the Denver Chapter & MBDA Business Center, Denver CO

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REPORT OF THE BASIC ENERGY SCIENCES ADVISORY COMMITTEE PANEL  

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BASIC ENERGY SCIENCES BASIC ENERGY SCIENCES ADVISORY COMMITTEE PANEL ON D.O.E. SYNCHROTRON RADIATION SOURCES AND SCIENCE NOVEMBER 1997 EPRI Electric Power Research Institute Powering Progress through Innovative Solutions January 14th, 1998 Dr. Martha A. Krebs, Director Office of Energy Research United States Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 Dear Martha, The purpose of this letter is to summarize the discussions of the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee at its meeting on October 8 - 9, 1997 at the Holiday Inn in Gaithersburg as they related to the report from our Panel on Synchrotron Radiation Sources and Science. This Panel was assembled in response to the Charge presented to BESAC in your letter of October 9th, 1996 to reassess the need for and the opportunities presented by each of the four synchrotron

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Employment Opportunity Highlights | Department of Energy  

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Careers » Working Here » Employment Opportunity Highlights Careers » Working Here » Employment Opportunity Highlights Employment Opportunity Highlights National Energy Technology Laboratory The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), part of DOE's national laboratory system, is owned and operated by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). NETL supports DOE's mission to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States. NETL has expertise in coal, natural gas, and oil technologies, contract and project management, analysis of energy systems, and international energy issues and has sites in Morgantown, WV; Pittsburgh, PA; Sugar Land, TX; Albany, OR; and Fairbanks, AK. Employment Opportunities & Fellowships Job search via USAJobs NETL News Office of Fossil Energy The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) ensures that Americans can continue to

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Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC)-Opportunities and...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Opportunities and Advantages Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC)-Opportunities and Advantages Provides a one page summary of opportunities and advantages for utilizing...

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Biodiesel Basics | Department of Energy  

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Biodiesel Basics Biodiesel Basics Biodiesel Basics July 30, 2013 - 2:43pm Addthis Looking for Biodiesel stations? Checkout the Alternative Fuels Data Center station locator. Biodiesel station locator Biodiesel is a domestically produced, renewable fuel that can be manufactured from vegetable oils, animal fats, or recycled restaurant greases. What is Biodiesel? Biodiesel is a liquid fuel made up of fatty acid alkyl esters, fatty acid methyl esters, or long-chain mono alkyl esters. It is produced from renewable sources such as new and used vegetable oils and animal fats and is a cleaner-burning replacement for petroleum-based diesel fuel. It is nontoxic and biodegradable. Like petroleum diesel, biodiesel is used to fuel compression-ignition (diesel) engines. B20, which is 20% biodiesel and 80% petroleum diesel, is

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Biopower Basics | Department of Energy  

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Biopower Basics Biopower Basics Biopower Basics August 14, 2013 - 12:35pm Addthis Biopower is the production of electricity or heat from biomass resources. With 10 gigawatts of installed capacity, biopower technologies are proven options in the United States today. Biopower technologies include direct combustion, co-firing, and anaerobic digestion. Direct Combustion Most electricity generated from biomass is produced by direct combustion using conventional boilers. These boilers primarily burn waste wood products from the agriculture and wood-processing industries. When burned, the wood produces steam, which spins a turbine. The spinning turbine then activates a generator that produces electricity. Co-Firing Co-firing involves replacing a portion of the petroleum-based fuel in

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Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

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Lighting Basics Lighting Basics Lighting Basics August 15, 2013 - 5:12pm Addthis Text Version There are many different types of artificial lights, all of which have different applications and uses. Types of lighting include: Fluorescent Lighting High-intensity Discharge Lighting Incandescent Lighting LED Lighting Low-pressure Sodium Lighting. Which type is best depends on the application. See the chart below for a comparison of lighting types. Lighting Comparison Chart Lighting Type Efficacy (lumens/watt) Lifetime (hours) Color Rendition Index (CRI) Color Temperature (K) Indoors/Outdoors Fluorescent Straight Tube 30-110 7000-24,000 50-90 (fair to good) 2700-6500 (warm to cold) Indoors/outdoors Compact Fluorescent 50-70 10,000 65-88 (good) 2700-6500 (warm to cold) Indoors/outdoors

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Biopower Basics | Department of Energy  

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Biopower Basics Biopower Basics Biopower Basics August 14, 2013 - 12:35pm Addthis Biopower is the production of electricity or heat from biomass resources. With 10 gigawatts of installed capacity, biopower technologies are proven options in the United States today. Biopower technologies include direct combustion, co-firing, and anaerobic digestion. Direct Combustion Most electricity generated from biomass is produced by direct combustion using conventional boilers. These boilers primarily burn waste wood products from the agriculture and wood-processing industries. When burned, the wood produces steam, which spins a turbine. The spinning turbine then activates a generator that produces electricity. Co-Firing Co-firing involves replacing a portion of the petroleum-based fuel in

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Energy-Efficiency Improvement Opportunities for the Textile Industry  

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efficiency improvement opportunities in electric motors in electric motors 31 When considering energy-efficiencyefficiency improvement opportunities in electric motors

Hasanbeigi, Ali

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Water Power R&D Opportunity: Energy Department Announces $125...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Water Power R&D Opportunity: Energy Department Announces 125 Million for Transformational Energy Projects Water Power R&D Opportunity: Energy Department Announces 125 Million for...

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Financing Opportunities for Renewable Energy Development in Alaska...  

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Opportunities for Renewable Energy Development in Alaska Financing Opportunities for Renewable Energy Development in Alaska This DOE Office of Indian Energy technical report...

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Basic research needs and opportunities on interfaces in solar materials  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The workshop on research needs and recommended research programs on interfaces in solar energy conversion devices was held June 30-July 3, 1980. The papers deal mainly with solid-solid, solid-liquid, and solid-gas interfaces, sometimes involving multilayer solid-solid interfaces. They deal mainly with instrumental techniques of studying these interfaces so they can be optimized, so they can be fabricated with quality control and so changes with time can be forecast. The latter is required because a long lifetime (20 yrs is suggested) is necessary for economic reasons. Fifteen papers have been entered individually into EDB and ERA. (LTN)

Czanderna, A.W.; Gottschall, R.J. (eds.)

1981-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy and Development: Is Energy a Basic Human Right?  

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Energy and Development: Is Energy a Basic Human Right? Skype/Video presentation for senior pupils national Laboratory/DTU Denmark #12;Is energy a basic human right? · What is energy? ­ the ability to make something happen · Different kinds of energy ­ or energy carriers - fuels · What do we use energy for

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Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance  

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Announcements to Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education March 24, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced two new Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to support university and college efforts to build or expand their school's nuclear science and engineering basic research or education capabilities. Under the Nuclear Energy University Programs, the Department will provide approximately $14.5 million to upgrade university level research reactors and purchase general scientific equipment and instrumentation. "There is a critical need for a trained workforce as the nation moves toward greater use of nuclear energy to meet our energy needs and reduce

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Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance  

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Announcements to Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education March 24, 2010 - 12:17pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced two new Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to support university and college efforts to build or expand their school's nuclear science and engineering basic research or education capabilities. Under the Nuclear Energy University Programs, the Department will provide approximately $14.5 million to upgrade university level research reactors and purchase general scientific equipment and instrumentation. "There is a critical need for a trained workforce as the nation moves toward greater use of nuclear energy to meet our energy needs and reduce

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Renewable Energy Technology Opportunities: Responding to Global Energy Challenges (Presentation)  

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Presentation by Dr. Dan Arvizu of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to the Clean-Tech Investors Summit on January 23, 2007 overviews renewable energy technology opportunities.

Arvizu, D.

2007-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Heating and Cooling System Support Equipment Basics | Department of Energy  

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Heating and Cooling System Support Equipment Basics Heating and Cooling System Support Equipment Basics Heating and Cooling System Support Equipment Basics July 30, 2013 - 3:28pm Addthis Thermostats and ducts provide opportunities for saving energy. Dehumidifying heat pipes provide a way to help central air conditioners and heat pumps dehumidify air. Electric and gas meters allow users to track energy use. Thermostats Programmable thermostats can store and repeat multiple daily settings. Users can adjust the times heating or air-conditioning is activated according to a pre-set schedule. Visit the Energy Saver website for more information about thermostats and control systems in homes. Ducts Efficient and well-designed duct systems distribute air properly throughout a building, without leaking, to keep all rooms at a comfortable

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Business Opportunity Sessions | Department of Energy  

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Business Opportunity Business Opportunity Sessions Business Opportunity Sessions Business Opportunity Sessions Our Business Opportunity Sessions bring small business owners and Departmental small business advocates together to talk about the best ways we can be partnering with the small business community. Small businesses are where ideas are born, innovation is born, and where people get hired.Small businesses are at the top of President Obama's agenda because they are the engine of growth for our Nation. Our job is to reduce barriers for your small business, listen, and get ideas. Our Business Opportunity Sessions are a great way for us to meet in person with small businesses and open up the doors to the Department of Energy procurement process. At these events, we run through a complete 101 of working with us, and bring in

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STEM Education Opportunities: Teachers | Department of Energy  

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STEM Education Opportunities: Teachers STEM Education Opportunities: Teachers STEM Education Opportunities: Teachers Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education identifies seven Essential Principles and a set of Fundamental Concepts that, if understood and applied, will help individuals and communities make informed energy decisions. The intended audience is anyone involved in energy education from K-Gray and is meant to inform the improvement and development of energy curriculum to more broadly cover the Fundamental Concepts. The Energy Literacy Framework is free to download from the website and up to five hard copies can be ordered. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy also offers lesson plans, labs, projects, and ideas for other activities for grades K-12 on

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Past Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Solicitation Title Open Date Close Date Wind Program Request for Information: Distributed Wind Energy Systems Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy 081414 092514...

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Small Business Opportunity Tool | Department of Energy  

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Small Business Opportunity Small Business Opportunity Tool Small Business Opportunity Tool Small business contracting is difficult to navigate. Every day, the staff of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization work to ensure small businesses have the access and information they need to provide goods and services for the federal government. We've built the Small Business Opportunity Tool to expand access and enrich the diversity of our procurement partners at the Department of Energy. With the Small Business Opportunity Tool, you can: Learn more about the Department of Energy's organization, business model, facilities, and goods/services we procure to accomplish the agency's mission. Search through historical procurement information (what a facility has bought in the past, not a record of what they will buy in the future)

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Project Opportunities Tracker | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Project Opportunities Tracker Project Opportunities Tracker Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Project Opportunities Tracker Agency/Company /Organization: U.S. DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sector: Energy Focus Area: Industry Phase: Evaluate Options Topics: Implementation Resource Type: Dataset User Interface: Website Website: ecenter.ee.doe.gov/EM/tools/Pages/PortfolioToolHome.aspx Country: United States Web Application Link: ecenter.ee.doe.gov/EM/tools/Pages/PortfolioToolHome.aspx Cost: Free OpenEI Keyword(s): Industrial Northern America Language: English The Project Opportunities Tracker provides a central location for viewing, comparing and prioritizing energy-saving projects. It allows users to sort, edit, and save their recommendations from assessments and tools in one

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Key Renewable Energy Opportunities for Oklahoma Tribes  

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TRIBAL LEADER FORUM SERIES TRIBAL LEADER FORUM SERIES KEY RENEWABLE ENERGY OPPORTUNITIES FOR OKLAHOMA TRIBES August 13, 2012 COX CONVENTION CENTER 100 West Sheridan Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73102 (405) 602-8500 The fifth in a series of planned U.S. DOE Office of Indian Energy-sponsored strategic energy development & investment forums, this forum is designed to give Oklahoma tribal leaders the opportunity to receive the latest updates on DOE's energy development efforts in Indian Country. The Forum will provide a venue for tribal leaders to discuss best practices in renewable energy development, including project development and finance, issues related to Oklahoma land ownership, and energy planning and energy markets. Tribal leaders will also have the opportunity to directly converse with each other by participating in a roundtable

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Basic Energy SciencesBasic Energy Sciences DOE/EERE Hydrogen Storage  

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Basic Energy SciencesBasic Energy Sciences DOE/EERE Hydrogen Storage Pre-Solicitation Meeting, June 19, 2003 Report on Hydrogen Storage Panel Findings inReport on Hydrogen Storage Panel Findings,Basic Research for Hydrogen Production, Storage and UseStorage and Use A follow-on workshop to BESAC

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Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Federal High Performance Computing...  

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Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Federal High Performance Computing Data Centers Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Federal High Performance Computing Data Centers Case study...

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Energy Use Loss and Opportunities Analysis: U.S. Manufacturing...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Energy Use Loss and Opportunities Analysis: U.S. Manufacturing & Mining Energy Use Loss and Opportunities Analysis: U.S. Manufacturing & Mining energyuselossopportunitiesanalys...

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Upcoming Funding Opportunity to Develop and Field Test Wind Energy...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Upcoming Funding Opportunity to Develop and Field Test Wind Energy Bat Impact Minimization Technologies Upcoming Funding Opportunity to Develop and Field Test Wind Energy Bat...

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Challenges and Opportunities To Achieve 50% Energy Savings in...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

and Opportunities To Achieve 50% Energy Savings in Homes: National Laboratory White Papers Challenges and Opportunities To Achieve 50% Energy Savings in Homes: National...

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Expanding Educational Opportunities for the Wind Energy Workforce...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Expanding Educational Opportunities for the Wind Energy Workforce Expanding Educational Opportunities for the Wind Energy Workforce April 11, 2013 - 12:00am Addthis The University...

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EnergyWorks KC's Training Programs Provide Job Opportunities...  

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KC's Training Programs Provide Job Opportunities for Local Workers EnergyWorks KC's Training Programs Provide Job Opportunities for Local Workers The logo for EnergyWorks KC...

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Waste-to-Energy: Waste Management and Energy Production Opportunities  

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The ninth in a series of planned U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy-sponsored strategic energy development forums, this Tribal Leader Forum focused on waste-to-energy technology and project opportunities for Tribes.

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Runtime Identification of Microprocessor Energy Saving Opportunities  

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Runtime Identification of Microprocessor Energy Saving Opportunities W. L. Bircher, M. Valluri, J power consumption and low energy efficiency have become significant impediments to future performance: linear regression models for power consumption and a detailed study of energy efficiency in a modern out

John, Lizy Kurian

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Overview of energy-conservation research opportunities  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This document is a study of research opportunities that are important to developing advanced technologies for efficient energy use. The study's purpose is to describe a wide array of attractive technical areas from which specific research and development programs could be implemented. Research areas are presented for potential application in each of the major end-use sectors. The study develops and applies a systematic approach to identifying and screening applied energy conservation research opportunities. To broadly cover the energy end-use sectors, this study develops useful information relating to the areas where federally-funded applied research will most likely play an important role in promoting energy conservation. This study is not designed to produce a detailed agenda of specific recommended research activities. The general information presented allows uniform comparisons of disparate research areas and as such provides the basis for formulating a cost-effective, comprehensive federal-applied energy conservation research strategy. Chapter 2 discusses the various methodologies that have been used in the past to identify research opportunities and details the approach used here. In Chapters 3, 4, and 5 the methodology is applied to the buildings, transportation, and industrial end-use sectors and the opportunities for applied research in these sectors are discussed.Chapter 6 synthesizes the results of the previous three chapters to give a comprehensive picture of applied energy conservation research opportunities across all end-use sectors and presents the conclusions to the report.

Hopp, W.J.; Hauser, S.G.; Hane, G.J.; Gurwell, W.E.; Bird, S.P.; Cliff, W.C.; Williford, R.E.; Williams, T.A.; Ashton, W.B.

1981-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy Business Opportunity Session  

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Maria M. Mitchell Maria M. Mitchell Title: Contracting Officer/Small Business Program Manager E-Mail: mitchemm@id.doe.gov Phone: 208-526-8600 Website: http://www.id.doe.gov/ DOE - Idaho Operations Office Department of Energy's Business Opportunity Session DOE - Idaho Operations Office DOE-ID Goals for Mission Success: 1. Laboratory Management * Nuclear energy and national security research and development 2. Environmental Management * Safe and cost effective cleanup 3. Corporate Management * Efficient, reliable and safe completion of DOE/INL Site missions The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is committed to increasing the contracting opportunities awarded to small and disadvantaged businesses at the prime contracting level. Department of Energy's Business Opportunity Session DOE - Idaho Operations Office

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Wind Turbine Basics | Department of Energy  

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Turbine Basics Turbine Basics Wind Turbine Basics July 30, 2013 - 2:58pm Addthis Energy 101: Wind Turbines Basics This video explains the basics of how wind turbines operate to produce clean power from an abundant, renewable resource-the wind. Text Version Wind turbine assembly Although all wind turbines operate on similar principles, several varieties are in use today. These include horizontal axis turbines and vertical axis turbines. Horizontal Axis Turbines Horizontal axis turbines are the most common turbine configuration used today. They consist of a tall tower, atop which sits a fan-like rotor that faces into or away from the wind, a generator, a controller, and other components. Most horizontal axis turbines built today are two- or three-bladed. Horizontal axis turbines sit high atop towers to take advantage of the

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Wind Turbine Basics | Department of Energy  

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Wind Turbine Basics Wind Turbine Basics Wind Turbine Basics July 30, 2013 - 2:58pm Addthis Energy 101: Wind Turbines Basics This video explains the basics of how wind turbines operate to produce clean power from an abundant, renewable resource-the wind. Text Version Wind turbine assembly Although all wind turbines operate on similar principles, several varieties are in use today. These include horizontal axis turbines and vertical axis turbines. Horizontal Axis Turbines Horizontal axis turbines are the most common turbine configuration used today. They consist of a tall tower, atop which sits a fan-like rotor that faces into or away from the wind, a generator, a controller, and other components. Most horizontal axis turbines built today are two- or three-bladed. Horizontal axis turbines sit high atop towers to take advantage of the

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Ocean Energy Resource Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Hydropower Ocean Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Tidal Energy Wave Energy Ocean Resources Solar Wind Homes & Buildings Industry Vehicles & Fuels...

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Financial Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

26, 2014 Energy Department Accepting Small Business Grant Applications for Large Wind Turbines September 12, 2014 2011 DOE Funded Offshore Wind Project Updates Subscribe to Wind...

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Sustainable Building Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Sustainable Sustainable Building Basics Sustainable Building Basics October 4, 2013 - 4:21pm Addthis Image of the side of a sustainable building Sustainable building design results in energy savings and environment stewardship. Sustainable building design and operation strategies demonstrate a commitment to energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. These approaches result in an optimal balance of energy, cost, environmental, and societal benefits, while still meeting the mission of a Federal agency and the function of the facility or infrastructure. For buildings and facilities, responsible resource management and the assessment of operational impacts encompass the principles of sustainability. Sustainable development aims to meet the needs of the present without compromising future needs.

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Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Building Basics  

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Basics Basics Image of the side of a sustainable building Sustainable building design results in energy savings and environment stewardship. Sustainable building design and operation strategies demonstrate a commitment to energy efficiency, and environmental stewardship. These approaches result in an optimal balance of energy, cost, environmental, and societal benefits, while still meeting the mission of a Federal agency and the function of the facility or infrastructure. For buildings and facilities, responsible resource management and the assessment of operational impacts encompass the principles of sustainability. Sustainable development aims to meet the needs of the present without compromising future needs. Learn more about the: Benefits of sustainable building design

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Geothermal Electricity Production Basics | Department of Energy  

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Electricity Production Basics Electricity Production Basics Geothermal Electricity Production Basics August 14, 2013 - 1:49pm Addthis A photo of steam emanating from geothermal power plants at The Geysers in California. Geothermal energy originates from deep within the Earth and produces minimal emissions. Photo credit: Pacific Gas & Electric Heat from the earth-geothermal energy-heats water that has seeped into underground reservoirs. These reservoirs can be tapped for a variety of uses, depending on the temperature of the water. The energy from high-temperature reservoirs (225°-600°F) can be used to produce electricity. In the United States, geothermal energy has been used to generate electricity on a large scale since 1960. Through research and development, geothermal power is becoming more cost-effective and competitive with

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Air-Conditioning Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Air-Conditioning Basics Air-Conditioning Basics Air-Conditioning Basics August 16, 2013 - 1:59pm Addthis Air conditioning is one of the most common ways to cool homes and buildings. How Air Conditioners Work Air conditioners employ the same operating principles and basic components as refrigerators. Refrigerators use energy (usually electricity) to transfer heat from the cool interior of the refrigerator to the relatively warm surroundings; likewise, an air conditioner uses energy to transfer heat from the interior space to the relatively warm outside environment. An air conditioner uses a cold indoor coil called the evaporator. The condenser, a hot outdoor coil, releases the collected heat outside. The evaporator and condenser coils are serpentine tubing surrounded by aluminum fins. This tubing is usually made of copper.

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Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Healthcare Facilities  

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Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Healthcare Facilities Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Healthcare Facilities Speaker(s): John Pappas Date: February 9, 2006 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Hospitals operate 24/7/365 and remain one of the highest energy consumers per building type. In today's Hospital environment we are seeing demand for energy continue to rise. Advanced technologies for diagnostics and treatment, increased areas where invasive procedures take place, doctor demands for lower temperatures, increased air quantities and filtration measures for improved indoor environmental quality, infection control strategies, and large data centers that power the digital world has led to an escalation in energy demand. How do we improve energy efficiency and lower energy consumption? Our discussion will explore current trends of

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Department of Energy Business Opportunity Session  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Pafe Pafe Title: Deputy Director, Office of Budget and Financial Management Office: Office of Fossil Energy E-Mail: Robert.Pafe@hq.doe.gov Phone: 202-586-4026 Website: http://fe.doe.gov/ Office of Fossil Energy Department of Energy's Business Opportunity Session Fossil Energy Locations DOE Headquarters Washington, DC and Germantown, M.D. National Energy Technology Laboratory Pittsburgh, PA; Morgantown, WV; Tulsa, OK;Albany, OR; and Fairbanks, AK Strategic Petroleum Reserve New Orleans, LA Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center Casper, WY Department of Energy's Business Opportunity Session Fossil Energy Services Offered * Facility Management * Construction * R&D * Management/Scientific Consulting * Administrative Services * IT & Data Processing * Security * Engineering * Waste Treatment & Disposal

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Department of Energy Business Opportunity Session  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Lange Lange Title: DAS for Corporate Business Operations Office: Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) E-Mail: robert.lange@hq.doe.gov Phone: (301) 903-5241 Website: http://www.nuclear.energy.gov Office of Nuclear Energy Department of Energy's Business Opportunity Session Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) Strategic Goals * Extend the lifetime and improve performance of the current fleet of nuclear power plants * Enable new nuclear plant construction by improving economics * Reduce carbon footprint in transportation and industrial sectors using nuclear energy * Develop a sustainable nuclear fuel cycle * Understand and avoid the risks of nuclear weapons proliferation Department of Energy's Business Opportunity Session NE Recent Achievements FY 2009 * In 2009, NE nominated the winning recipient of the Department of

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New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out! | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out! New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out! New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out! August 23, 2010 - 7:30am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL Interested in energy efficiency and renewable energy but a little confused by all the terms? Wondering how the technologies actually work? Maybe you're doing some research or working on a paper and just need a little background info. EERE's new Energy Basics site is the place for you. There you can learn things like how a wind turbine works and all about the different types of fuel cells. If you just need a quick definition of a term you've heard, check out the glossary. Energy Basics is not meant to replace Energy Savers or any of the program sites throughout the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

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Seizing a Clean Energy Opportunity | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Seizing a Clean Energy Opportunity Seizing a Clean Energy Opportunity Seizing a Clean Energy Opportunity August 10, 2012 - 12:08pm Addthis Turbines on the Shirley Wind Farm near Green Bay, Wisconsin. Renewable energy represents one of the biggest economic opportunities for the global economy, and with a few small changes in how we finance projects like these, we can help make it easier and more affordable to bring clean energy to families and businesses nationwide. | Photo courtesy of Nordex USA. Turbines on the Shirley Wind Farm near Green Bay, Wisconsin. Renewable energy represents one of the biggest economic opportunities for the global economy, and with a few small changes in how we finance projects like these, we can help make it easier and more affordable to bring clean energy to families and businesses nationwide. | Photo courtesy of Nordex USA.

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Seizing a Clean Energy Opportunity | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Seizing a Clean Energy Opportunity Seizing a Clean Energy Opportunity Seizing a Clean Energy Opportunity August 10, 2012 - 12:08pm Addthis Turbines on the Shirley Wind Farm near Green Bay, Wisconsin. Renewable energy represents one of the biggest economic opportunities for the global economy, and with a few small changes in how we finance projects like these, we can help make it easier and more affordable to bring clean energy to families and businesses nationwide. | Photo courtesy of Nordex USA. Turbines on the Shirley Wind Farm near Green Bay, Wisconsin. Renewable energy represents one of the biggest economic opportunities for the global economy, and with a few small changes in how we finance projects like these, we can help make it easier and more affordable to bring clean energy to families and businesses nationwide. | Photo courtesy of Nordex USA.

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Small Business Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Small Business Opportunities Small Business Opportunities Small Business Opportunities The Office of Environmental Management (EM) has a long history of support to the Department of Energy's (DOE) Small Business Program and a strong commitment to increasing small business awards to prime contractors and subcontractors to perform EM mission-critical work. In Fiscal Years 2010, 2011, and 2012, EM awarded over $1 Billion to small businesses. To further EM's commitment to small business, we are providing a series of informative links pertaining to small business, including direct links to Small Business Program Managers for each EM site conducting work for the Department of Energy. We suggest that each small business with interest in working for the Department of Energy review the information provided and

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Employment Opportunities at EERE | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Employment Opportunities at EERE Employment Opportunities at EERE Employment Opportunities at EERE Photo of two people sitting at a table; their bodies are only partially seen as they rest their hands on the table, presumably conducting a meeting. The one on the left, a man, has a pad of paper and pen, while the person on the right, a woman, is punching keys on a handheld electronic device. We are looking for people who can help us to formulate and direct programs designed to increase the production and utilization of renewable energy and improve energy efficiency through support of research, development, and technology transfer. Ideal applicants will help us to administer statutorily mandated assistance programs and ensure the implementation of energy efficiency measures required by legislation and Executive Orders.

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Electric Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Electric Vehicle Basics Electric Vehicle Basics Electric Vehicle Basics July 30, 2013 - 4:45pm Addthis Text Version Photo of an electric bus driving up a hill. Electricity can be used as a transportation fuel to power battery electric vehicles (EVs). EVs store electricity in an energy storage device, such as a battery. The electricity powers the vehicle's wheels via an electric motor. EVs have limited energy storage capacity, which must be replenished by plugging into an electrical source. In an electric vehicle, a battery or other energy storage device is used to store the electricity that powers the motor. EV batteries must be replenished by plugging the vehicle to a power source. Some EVs have onboard chargers; others plug into a charger located outside the vehicle. Both types use electricity that comes from the power grid. Although

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Hydrogen Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

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Hydrogen Fuel Basics Hydrogen Fuel Basics Hydrogen Fuel Basics August 14, 2013 - 2:06pm Addthis Hydrogen is a clean fuel that, when consumed, produces only water. Hydrogen can be produced from a variety of domestic sources, such as coal, natural gas, nuclear power, and renewable power. These qualities make it an attractive fuel option for transportation and electricity generation applications. Hydrogen is an energy carrier that can be used to store, move, and deliver energy produced from other sources. The energy in hydrogen fuel is derived from the fuels and processes used to produce the hydrogen. Today, hydrogen fuel can be produced through several methods. The most common methods are thermal, electrolytic, and photolytic processes. Thermal Processes Thermal processes for hydrogen production typically involve steam

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Biomass Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

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Biomass Technology Basics Biomass Technology Basics Biomass Technology Basics August 14, 2013 - 11:31am Addthis Photo of a pair of hands holding corn stover, the unused parts of harvested corn. There are many types of biomass-organic matter such as plants, residue from agriculture and forestry, and the organic component of municipal and industrial wastes-that can now be used to produce fuels, chemicals, and power. Wood has been used to provide heat for thousands of years. This flexibility has resulted in increased use of biomass technologies. According to the Energy Information Administration, 53% of all renewable energy consumed in the United States was biomass-based in 2007. Biomass technologies break down organic matter to release stored energy from the sun. The process used depends on the type of biomass and its

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Photovoltaic Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

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Photovoltaic Technology Basics Photovoltaic Technology Basics Photovoltaic Technology Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:47pm Addthis Text Version Photovoltaic (PV) materials and devices convert sunlight into electrical energy, and PV cells are commonly known as solar cells. Photovoltaics can literally be translated as light-electricity. First used in about 1890, "photovoltaic" has two parts: photo, derived from the Greek word for light, and volt, relating to electricity pioneer Alessandro Volta. And this is what photovoltaic materials and devices do-they convert light energy into electrical energy, as French physicist Edmond Becquerel discovered as early as 1839. Becquerel discovered the process of using sunlight to produce an electric current in a solid material. But it took more than another century to truly

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Concentrating Solar Power Basics | Department of Energy  

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Basics Basics Concentrating Solar Power Basics August 20, 2013 - 4:38pm Addthis Text Version This solar concentrator has a fixed-focus faceted dish with a concentration of about 250 suns. This system can be used for large fields connected to the utility grid, hydrogen generation, or water pumping. Credit: Science Applications International Corporation / PIX 13464 Concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies use mirrors to reflect and concentrate sunlight onto receivers that collect solar energy and convert it to heat. This thermal energy can then be used to produce electricity via a steam turbine or heat engine that drives a generator. Concentrating solar power offers a utility-scale, firm, dispatchable renewable energy option that can help meet our nation's demand for

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Biomass Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Biomass Technology Basics Biomass Technology Basics Biomass Technology Basics August 14, 2013 - 11:31am Addthis Photo of a pair of hands holding corn stover, the unused parts of harvested corn. There are many types of biomass-organic matter such as plants, residue from agriculture and forestry, and the organic component of municipal and industrial wastes-that can now be used to produce fuels, chemicals, and power. Wood has been used to provide heat for thousands of years. This flexibility has resulted in increased use of biomass technologies. According to the Energy Information Administration, 53% of all renewable energy consumed in the United States was biomass-based in 2007. Biomass technologies break down organic matter to release stored energy from the sun. The process used depends on the type of biomass and its

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Hydrogen Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Hydrogen Fuel Basics Hydrogen Fuel Basics Hydrogen Fuel Basics August 14, 2013 - 2:06pm Addthis Hydrogen is a clean fuel that, when consumed, produces only water. Hydrogen can be produced from a variety of domestic sources, such as coal, natural gas, nuclear power, and renewable power. These qualities make it an attractive fuel option for transportation and electricity generation applications. Hydrogen is an energy carrier that can be used to store, move, and deliver energy produced from other sources. The energy in hydrogen fuel is derived from the fuels and processes used to produce the hydrogen. Today, hydrogen fuel can be produced through several methods. The most common methods are thermal, electrolytic, and photolytic processes. Thermal Processes Thermal processes for hydrogen production typically involve steam

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Biomass Resource Basics | Department of Energy  

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Biomass Resource Basics Biomass Resource Basics Biomass Resource Basics August 14, 2013 - 1:22pm Addthis Biomass resources include any plant-derived organic matter that is available on a renewable basis. These materials are commonly referred to as feedstocks. Biomass Feedstocks Biomass feedstocks include dedicated energy crops, agricultural crops, forestry residues, aquatic crops, biomass processing residues, municipal waste, and animal waste. Dedicated energy crops Herbaceous energy crops are perennials that are harvested annually after taking 2 to 3 years to reach full productivity. These include such grasses as switchgrass, miscanthus (also known as elephant grass or e-grass), bamboo, sweet sorghum, tall fescue, kochia, wheatgrass, and others. Short-rotation woody crops are fast-growing hardwood trees that are

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Biomass Resource Basics | Department of Energy  

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Biomass Resource Basics Biomass Resource Basics Biomass Resource Basics August 14, 2013 - 1:22pm Addthis Biomass resources include any plant-derived organic matter that is available on a renewable basis. These materials are commonly referred to as feedstocks. Biomass Feedstocks Biomass feedstocks include dedicated energy crops, agricultural crops, forestry residues, aquatic crops, biomass processing residues, municipal waste, and animal waste. Dedicated energy crops Herbaceous energy crops are perennials that are harvested annually after taking 2 to 3 years to reach full productivity. These include such grasses as switchgrass, miscanthus (also known as elephant grass or e-grass), bamboo, sweet sorghum, tall fescue, kochia, wheatgrass, and others. Short-rotation woody crops are fast-growing hardwood trees that are

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Photovoltaic Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

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Technology Basics Technology Basics Photovoltaic Technology Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:47pm Addthis Text Version Photovoltaic (PV) materials and devices convert sunlight into electrical energy, and PV cells are commonly known as solar cells. Photovoltaics can literally be translated as light-electricity. First used in about 1890, "photovoltaic" has two parts: photo, derived from the Greek word for light, and volt, relating to electricity pioneer Alessandro Volta. And this is what photovoltaic materials and devices do-they convert light energy into electrical energy, as French physicist Edmond Becquerel discovered as early as 1839. Becquerel discovered the process of using sunlight to produce an electric current in a solid material. But it took more than another century to truly

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The Water-Energy Nexus: Challenges and Opportunities | Department...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

The Water-Energy Nexus: Challenges and Opportunities The Water-Energy Nexus: Challenges and Opportunities The Department of Energy's Water-Energy Tech Team has prepared a new...

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Absorption Cooling Basics | Department of Energy  

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Cooling Basics Cooling Basics Absorption Cooling Basics August 16, 2013 - 2:26pm Addthis Absorption coolers use heat rather than electricity as their energy source. Because natural gas is the most common heat source for absorption cooling, it is also referred to as gas-fired cooling. Other potential heat sources include propane, solar-heated water, or geothermal-heated water. Although mainly used in industrial or commercial settings, absorption coolers are commercially available for large residential homes. How Absorption Cooling Works An absorption cooling cycle relies on three basic principles: When a liquid is heated it boils (vaporizes) and when a gas is cooled it condenses Lowering the pressure above a liquid reduces its boiling point Heat flows from warmer to cooler surfaces.

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Cooling System Basics | Department of Energy  

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Cooling System Basics Cooling System Basics Cooling System Basics August 16, 2013 - 1:08pm Addthis Cooling technologies used in homes and buildings include ventilation, evaporative cooling, air conditioning, absorption cooling, and radiant cooling. Learn more about how these technologies work. Ventilation Ventilation allows air to move into and out of homes and buildings either by natural or mechanical means. Evaporative Cooling In dry climates, evaporative cooling or "swamp cooling" provides an experience like air conditioning, but with much lower energy use. An evaporative cooler uses the outside air's heat to evaporate water inside the cooler. The heat is drawn out of the air and the cooled air is blown into the space by the cooler's fan. Air Conditioning Air conditioners, which employ the same operating principles and basic

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Basic Instructor Training | Department of Energy  

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Basic Instructor Training Basic Instructor Training Basic Instructor Training December 5, 2013 - 12:03pm Addthis The Emergency Operations Training Academy, NA 40.2, Readiness and Training, Albuquerque, NM is pleased to announce site certification by the National Training Center for conduct of the Basic Instructor Training class. This one -week, 40 hour course is offered to ensure the quality and consistency of classroom instruction provided at Department of Energy facilities nationwide. The purpose is to equip DOE federal and contractor instructors with best methods and techniques and deliver instruction and practice in classroom activitives that promote student success. The Emergency Operations Training Academy will be offering this class three (3) times per year starting in 2014.

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Cooling System Basics | Department of Energy  

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Cooling System Basics Cooling System Basics Cooling System Basics August 16, 2013 - 1:08pm Addthis Cooling technologies used in homes and buildings include ventilation, evaporative cooling, air conditioning, absorption cooling, and radiant cooling. Learn more about how these technologies work. Ventilation Ventilation allows air to move into and out of homes and buildings either by natural or mechanical means. Evaporative Cooling In dry climates, evaporative cooling or "swamp cooling" provides an experience like air conditioning, but with much lower energy use. An evaporative cooler uses the outside air's heat to evaporate water inside the cooler. The heat is drawn out of the air and the cooled air is blown into the space by the cooler's fan. Air Conditioning Air conditioners, which employ the same operating principles and basic

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Active Solar Heating Basics | Department of Energy  

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Active Solar Heating Basics Active Solar Heating Basics Active Solar Heating Basics August 16, 2013 - 3:23pm Addthis There are two basic types of active solar heating systems based on the type of fluid-either liquid or air-that is heated in the solar energy collectors. The collector is the device in which a fluid is heated by the sun. Liquid-based systems heat water or an antifreeze solution in a "hydronic" collector, whereas air-based systems heat air in an "air collector." Both of these systems collect and absorb solar radiation, then transfer the solar heat directly to the interior space or to a storage system, from which the heat is distributed. If the system cannot provide adequate space heating, an auxiliary or back-up system provides the additional heat. Liquid systems are more often used when storage is included, and are well

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AMO Announces Funding Opportunity for Low-Cost, Energy Efficient...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

AMO Announces Funding Opportunity for Low-Cost, Energy Efficient Manufacturing and Recycling of Advanced Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites AMO Announces Funding Opportunity for...

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Basic Research Needs for Solar Energy Utilization  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

the Cover: the Cover: One route to harvesting the energy of the sun involves learning to mimic natural photosynthesis. Here, sunlight falls on a porphyrin, one member of a family of molecules that includes the chlorophylls, which play a central role in capturing light and using its energy for photosynthesis in green plants. Efficient light-harvesting of the solar spectrum by porphyrins and related molecules can be used to power synthetic molecular assemblies and solid- state devices - applying the principles of photosynthesis to the produc- tion of hydrogen, methane, ethanol, and methanol from sunlight, water, and atmospheric carbon dioxide. BASIC RESEARCH NEEDS FOR SOLAR ENERGY UTILIZATION Report on the Basic Energy Sciences Workshop on Solar Energy Utilization

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LED Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

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LED Lighting Basics LED Lighting Basics LED Lighting Basics August 16, 2013 - 10:07am Addthis Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are light sources that differ from more traditional sources of light in that they are semiconductor devices that produce light when an electrical current is applied. Applying electrical current causes electrons to flow from the positive side of a diode to the negative side. Then, at the positive/negative junction of the diode, the electrons slow down to orbit at a lower energy level. The electrons emit the excess energy as photons of light. LEDs are often used as small indicator lights on various electronic devices. Because of their long life, durability, and efficiency, LEDs are becoming more common in residential, commercial, and outdoor area lighting

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Concentrator Photovoltaic System Basics | Department of Energy  

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Concentrator Photovoltaic System Basics Concentrator Photovoltaic System Basics Concentrator Photovoltaic System Basics August 20, 2013 - 4:12pm Addthis Concentrator photovoltaic (PV) systems use less solar cell material than other PV systems. PV cells are the most expensive components of a PV system, on a per-area basis. A concentrator makes use of relatively inexpensive materials such as plastic lenses and metal housings to capture the solar energy shining on a fairly large area and focus that energy onto a smaller area-the solar cell. One measure of the effectiveness of this approach is the concentration ratio-in other words, how much concentration the cell is receiving. Concentrator PV systems have several advantages over flat-plate systems. First, concentrator systems reduce the size or number of cells needed and

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Heat Pump System Basics | Department of Energy  

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Heat Pump System Basics Heat Pump System Basics Heat Pump System Basics August 19, 2013 - 11:02am Addthis Like a refrigerator, heat pumps use electricity to move heat from a cool space into a warm space, making the cool space cooler and the warm space warmer. Because they move heat rather than generate heat, heat pumps can provide up to four times the amount of energy they consume. Air-Source Heat Pump Transfers heat between the inside of a building and the outside air. Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump Ductless versions of air-source heat pumps. Absorption Heat Pump Uses heat as its energy source. Geothermal Heat Pumps Use the constant temperature of the earth as the exchange medium instead of the outside air temperature. Addthis Related Articles A heat pump can provide an alternative to using your air conditioner. | Photo courtesy of iStockPhoto/LordRunar.

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Hydropower Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

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Hydropower Technology Basics Hydropower Technology Basics Hydropower Technology Basics August 14, 2013 - 3:03pm Addthis Text Version Photo of the reservoir in front of a hydropower dam. Hydropower, or hydroelectric power, is the most common and least expensive source of renewable electricity in the United States today. According to the Energy Information Administration, more than 6% of the country's electricity was produced from hydropower resources in 2008, and about 70% of all renewable electricity generated in the United States came from hydropower resources. Hydropower technologies have a long history of use because of their many benefits, including high availability and lack of emissions. Hydropower technologies use flowing water to create energy that can be captured and turned into electricity. Both large and small-scale power

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Vehicle Battery Basics | Department of Energy  

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Vehicle Battery Basics Vehicle Battery Basics Vehicle Battery Basics November 22, 2013 - 1:58pm Addthis Batteries are essential for electric drive technologies such as hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and all-electric vehicles (AEVs). What is a Battery? A battery is a device that stores chemical energy and converts it on demand into electrical energy. It carries out this process through an electrochemical reaction, which is a chemical reaction involving the transfer of electrons. Batteries have three main parts, each of which plays a different role in the electrochemical reaction: the anode, cathode, and electrolyte. The anode is the "fuel" electrode (or "negative" part), which gives up electrons to the external circuit to create a flow of electrons, otherwise

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Hydropower Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

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Hydropower Technology Basics Hydropower Technology Basics Hydropower Technology Basics August 14, 2013 - 3:03pm Addthis Text Version Photo of the reservoir in front of a hydropower dam. Hydropower, or hydroelectric power, is the most common and least expensive source of renewable electricity in the United States today. According to the Energy Information Administration, more than 6% of the country's electricity was produced from hydropower resources in 2008, and about 70% of all renewable electricity generated in the United States came from hydropower resources. Hydropower technologies have a long history of use because of their many benefits, including high availability and lack of emissions. Hydropower technologies use flowing water to create energy that can be captured and turned into electricity. Both large and small-scale power

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Renewable Energy Opportunities by Renovation Type | Department of Energy  

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Renewable Energy Opportunities by Renovation Type Renewable Energy Opportunities by Renovation Type Renewable Energy Opportunities by Renovation Type October 16, 2013 - 4:56pm Addthis Renewable energy opportunities should be considered and identified in the earliest stages of Federal project planning and the team should assess the renewable energy options based on the type of renovation for the facility prior to making any significant decisions about the building design and goals. Integrating renewable energy into major renovations follows the same processes in design as for other construction projects. However, renovations will necessarily be more limited in some design choices related to renewable energy, such as site selection and building orientation. This section of the Guide attempts to give a first step in understanding the

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Missourian Finds New Opportunity in Energy Industry | Department of Energy  

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Missourian Finds New Opportunity in Energy Industry Missourian Finds New Opportunity in Energy Industry Missourian Finds New Opportunity in Energy Industry July 1, 2010 - 4:15pm Addthis David Pollack didn't want to settle. After graduating from college in May 2008 with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, David Pollack became frustrated by the scarcity of quality job opportunities. He wanted something that would challenge him professionally. He took action and launched Cornerstone Energy Solutions, a company that improves energy efficiency in residential, commercial and industrial settings. The inspiration for the company came from his father, a retired history teacher, who often talked about the energy crisis he believed America was facing. "For a long time, I listened to my father talk about the energy

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Audit Report - Opportunities for Energy Savings at Department of Energy  

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Report - Opportunities for Energy Savings at Department of Report - Opportunities for Energy Savings at Department of Energy Facilities, DOE/IG-0869 Audit Report - Opportunities for Energy Savings at Department of Energy Facilities, DOE/IG-0869 Our review disclosed that the Department had not always effectively identified and implemented energy-saving opportunities through facility evaluations and electricity metering. Three of the five sites we reviewed (Brookhaven National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Los Alamos National Laboratory) had not always identified or implemented low- and no-cost, quick payback energy conservation measures discovered during facility evaluations. In addition, two of the five sites (Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Y-12 National Security Complex) had not fully

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Solar energy in Egypt: Significant business opportunities  

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Until now, there are some specific constraints that hinder development of solar energy in Egypt. However, Egypt has an adequate sunshine, an extended territory free of inhabitants and the political will of its government to reach a share of 20% from RES in the national energy balance by 2020. As a result, the business opportunities for solar energy development in Egypt are really significant. The scope of the paper is to provide insight to the possible investment opportunities of solar energy in Egyptian market, based on a current and wide analysis. Indeed, Egypt is an interesting example to show the practical possibilities of the development of Solar Energy in Southern Mediterranean countries. Based on the excellent collaboration between the European Commission and the Egyptian authorities, the current sector is of high interest for developing European entrepreneurship in Egypt. An appropriate approach was developed for the overview as well as analysis of the business opportunities in Egyptian solar energy market, under the umbrella of a Hellenic Aid programme (20092010).

Konstantinos D. Patlitzianas

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable Building Basics | Department of Energy  

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Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Sustainable Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Sustainable Building Basics Sustainable Building Basics October 4, 2013 - 4:21pm Addthis Image of the side of a sustainable building Sustainable building design results in energy savings and environment stewardship. Sustainable building design and operation strategies demonstrate a commitment to energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. These approaches result in an optimal balance of energy, cost, environmental, and societal benefits, while still meeting the mission of a Federal agency and the function of the facility or infrastructure. For buildings and facilities, responsible resource management and the assessment of operational impacts encompass the principles of sustainability. Sustainable development aims to meet the needs of the

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Electricity | Department of Energy  

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Electricity Transportation Fuel Basics - Electricity Transportation Fuel Basics - Electricity August 19, 2013 - 5:44pm Addthis Electricity used to power vehicles is generally provided by the electricity grid and stored in the vehicle's batteries. Fuel cells are being explored as a way to use electricity generated on board the vehicle to power electric motors. Unlike batteries, fuel cells convert chemical energy from hydrogen into electricity. Vehicles that run on electricity have no tailpipe emissions. Emissions that can be attributed to electric vehicles are generated in the electricity production process at the power plant. Home recharging of electric vehicles is as simple as plugging them into an electric outlet. Electricity fueling costs for electric vehicles are

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Evaporative Cooling Basics | Department of Energy  

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Evaporative Cooling Basics Evaporative Cooling Basics Evaporative Cooling Basics August 16, 2013 - 1:53pm Addthis Evaporative cooling uses evaporated water to naturally and energy-efficiently cool. An illustration of an evaporative cooler. In this example of an evaporative cooler, a small motor (top) drives a large fan (center) which blows air out the bottom and into your home. The fan sucks air in through the louvers around the box, which are covered with water-saturated absorbent material. How Evaporative Coolers Work There are two types of evaporative coolers: direct and indirect. Direct evaporative coolers, also called swamp coolers, work by cooling outdoor air by passing it over water-saturated pads, causing the water to evaporate into it. The 15°-40°F-cooler air is then directed into the home

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Heating System Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Heating System Basics Heating System Basics Heating System Basics August 16, 2013 - 2:32pm Addthis A variety of heating technologies are available today. You can learn more about what heating systems and heat pumps are commonly used today and how they work below. To learn how to use these technologies in your own home, see the Home Heating Systems section on Energy Saver. Furnaces and Boilers Furnaces heat air and distribute the heated air through a building using ducts. Boilers heat water, providing either hot water or steam for heating. Wood and Pellet Heating Provides a way to heat a building using biomass or waste sources. Electric Resistance Heating Can be supplied by centralized electric furnaces or by heaters in each room. Active Solar Heating Uses the sun to heat either air or liquid and can serve as a supplemental

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Fuel Cell Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

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Vehicle Basics Vehicle Basics Fuel Cell Vehicle Basics August 20, 2013 - 9:11am Addthis Photo of a blue car with 'The Road to Hydrogen' written on it, filling up at a hydrogen fueling station. Fuel cell vehicles, powered by hydrogen, have the potential to revolutionize our transportation system. They are more efficient than conventional internal combustion engine vehicles and produce no harmful tailpipe exhaust-their only emission is water. Fuel cell vehicles and the hydrogen infrastructure to fuel them are in an early stage of development. The U.S. Department of Energy is leading government and industry efforts to make hydrogen-powered vehicles an affordable, environmentally friendly, and safe transportation option. Visit the Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center to learn more

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Anaerobic Digestion Basics | Department of Energy  

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Anaerobic Digestion Basics Anaerobic Digestion Basics Anaerobic Digestion Basics August 14, 2013 - 1:07pm Addthis Anaerobic digestion is a common technology in today's agriculture, municipal waste, and brewing industries. It uses bacteria to break down waste organic materials into methane and other gases, which can be used to produce electricity or heat. Methane and Anaerobic Bacteria Methane is a gas that contains molecules of methane with one atom of carbon and four atoms of hydrogen (CH4). It is the major component of the natural gas used in many homes for cooking and heating. It is odorless, colorless, and yields about 1,000 British thermal units (Btu) [252 kilocalories (kcal)] of heat energy per cubic foot (0.028 cubic meters) when burned. Natural gas is a fossil fuel that was created eons ago by the anaerobic

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Water Efficiency Basics | Department of Energy  

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Basics Basics Water Efficiency Basics October 7, 2013 - 2:38pm Addthis Training Available Graphic of the eTraining logo Managing Water Assessment in Federal Facilities: Learn how to manage the Water Assessment process in Federal facilities by taking this FEMP eTraining course. Although two-thirds of the Earth's surface is water, less than one-half of one percent of that water is currently available for our use. As the U.S. population increases, so does our water use, making water resources increasingly scarce. Many regions feel the strain. The Federal Government uses an estimated 148 to 165 billion gallons of potable water annually. This is equal to the annual water use of a state the size of New Jersey or almost 8 million people1. This is, in part, because water requires significant energy input for treatment, pumping,

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Electric Resistance Heating Basics | Department of Energy  

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Electric Resistance Heating Basics Electric Resistance Heating Basics Electric Resistance Heating Basics August 16, 2013 - 3:10pm Addthis Electric resistance heat can be supplied by centralized forced-air electric furnaces or by heaters in each room. Electric resistance heating converts nearly all of the energy in the electricity to heat. Types of Electric Resistance Heaters Electric resistance heat can be provided by electric baseboard heaters, electric wall heaters, electric radiant heat, electric space heaters, electric furnaces, or electric thermal storage systems. Electric Furnaces With electric furnaces, heated air is delivered throughout the home through supply ducts and returned to the furnace through return ducts. Blowers (large fans) in electric furnaces move air over a group of three to seven

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Evaporative Cooling Basics | Department of Energy  

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Evaporative Cooling Basics Evaporative Cooling Basics Evaporative Cooling Basics August 16, 2013 - 1:53pm Addthis Evaporative cooling uses evaporated water to naturally and energy-efficiently cool. An illustration of an evaporative cooler. In this example of an evaporative cooler, a small motor (top) drives a large fan (center) which blows air out the bottom and into your home. The fan sucks air in through the louvers around the box, which are covered with water-saturated absorbent material. How Evaporative Coolers Work There are two types of evaporative coolers: direct and indirect. Direct evaporative coolers, also called swamp coolers, work by cooling outdoor air by passing it over water-saturated pads, causing the water to evaporate into it. The 15°-40°F-cooler air is then directed into the home

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Electric Resistance Heating Basics | Department of Energy  

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Electric Resistance Heating Basics Electric Resistance Heating Basics Electric Resistance Heating Basics August 16, 2013 - 3:10pm Addthis Electric resistance heat can be supplied by centralized forced-air electric furnaces or by heaters in each room. Electric resistance heating converts nearly all of the energy in the electricity to heat. Types of Electric Resistance Heaters Electric resistance heat can be provided by electric baseboard heaters, electric wall heaters, electric radiant heat, electric space heaters, electric furnaces, or electric thermal storage systems. Electric Furnaces With electric furnaces, heated air is delivered throughout the home through supply ducts and returned to the furnace through return ducts. Blowers (large fans) in electric furnaces move air over a group of three to seven

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Fuel Cell Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Fuel Cell Vehicle Basics Fuel Cell Vehicle Basics Fuel Cell Vehicle Basics August 20, 2013 - 9:11am Addthis Photo of a blue car with 'The Road to Hydrogen' written on it, filling up at a hydrogen fueling station. Fuel cell vehicles, powered by hydrogen, have the potential to revolutionize our transportation system. They are more efficient than conventional internal combustion engine vehicles and produce no harmful tailpipe exhaust-their only emission is water. Fuel cell vehicles and the hydrogen infrastructure to fuel them are in an early stage of development. The U.S. Department of Energy is leading government and industry efforts to make hydrogen-powered vehicles an affordable, environmentally friendly, and safe transportation option. Visit the Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center to learn more

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Heating System Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Heating System Basics Heating System Basics Heating System Basics August 16, 2013 - 2:32pm Addthis A variety of heating technologies are available today. You can learn more about what heating systems and heat pumps are commonly used today and how they work below. To learn how to use these technologies in your own home, see the Home Heating Systems section on Energy Saver. Furnaces and Boilers Furnaces heat air and distribute the heated air through a building using ducts. Boilers heat water, providing either hot water or steam for heating. Wood and Pellet Heating Provides a way to heat a building using biomass or waste sources. Electric Resistance Heating Can be supplied by centralized electric furnaces or by heaters in each room. Active Solar Heating Uses the sun to heat either air or liquid and can serve as a supplemental

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Biofuels Market Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Biofuels Market Opportunities Biofuels Market Opportunities Breakout Session 2C-Fostering Technology Adoption II: Expanding the Pathway to Market Biofuels Market Opportunities John...

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Wind Energy Basics | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

with the United States increasing its wind power capacity 30% year over year. Wind turbines, as they are now called, collect and convert the kinetic energy that wind produces...

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Federal Energy Management Program: Water Efficiency Basics  

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Basics Basics Graphic of the eTraining logo Training Available Managing Water Assessment in Federal Facilities: Learn how to manage the Water Assessment process in Federal facilities by taking this FEMP eTraining course. Although two-thirds of the Earth's surface is water, less than one-half of one percent of that water is currently available for our use. As the U.S. population increases, so does our water use, making water resources increasingly scarce. Many regions feel the strain. The Federal Government uses an estimated 148 to 165 billion gallons of potable water annually. This is equal to the annual water use of a state the size of New Jersey or almost 8 million people1. This is, in part, because water requires significant energy input for treatment, pumping, heating, and process uses. Water is integral to the cooling of power plants that provide energy to Federal facilities.

149

IndianEnergySummitBasicFactSHEET  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

SUMMIT BASIC FACTS SHEET SUMMIT BASIC FACTS SHEET WHAT: DOE TRIBAL LEADERS ROUNDTABLES AND ENERGY SUMMIT WHO: Tribal Leadership and Tribal Policy Makers Secretary Chu and DOE Senior Leadership DOE Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs WHEN: MAY 4 th and 5 th , 2011 WHERE: WASHINGTON, D.C., AREA Summit Location CRYSTAL GATEWAY MARRIOTT www.marriott.com/hotels/.../wasgw-crystal-gateway-marriott/ 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway Arlington, Virginia (703) 920-3230 REGISTRATION: There are NO registration fees to participate. Tribal Leaders will have to make their own arrangements for travel and accomodations. Summit Working Session meals/refreshments (limited) are included by the hotel. Please confirm your attendance by completing the registration form (WEB link to

150

Energy Efficiency Improvement Opportunities for the Cement Industry  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Lime Institute. 2001. Energy Efficiency Opportunity Guide inIndustry, Office of Energy Efficiency, Natural Resourcesof a Cement Kiln, Energy Efficiency Demonstration Scheme,

Worrell, Ernst

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Energy Saving Performance Contracting (ESPC) Basics (Text Version...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Saving Performance Contracting (ESPC) Basics (Text Version) Energy Saving Performance Contracting (ESPC) Basics (Text Version) Chani Vines: Hello. We'll be starting in five...

152

Motor Energy Saving Opportunities in an Industrial Plant  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Industrial plants have enormous energy saving opportunities with electric motors. Improving motor efficiency is a conventional wisdom to save energy. Re-engineering affords far greater savings opportunities than motor efficiency improvement. Motor...

Kumar, B.; Elwell, A.

153

Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) Homepage | U.S. DOE Office  

Office of Science (SC) Website

BESAC Home BESAC Home Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) BESAC Home Meetings Members Charges/Reports Charter .pdf file (41KB) BES Committees of Visitors BES Home Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page The Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) - established on September 4, 1986 - provides valuable, independent advice to the Department of Energy on the Basic Energy Sciences program regarding the complex scientific and technical issues that arise in the planning, management, and implementation of the program. BESAC's recommendations include advice on establishing research and facilities priorities; determining proper program balance among disciplines; and identifying opportunities for interlaboratory collaboration, program integration, and

154

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Thermal Energy Conversion Basics Thermal Energy Conversion Basics Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:22pm Addthis A process called ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) uses the heat energy stored in the Earth's oceans to generate electricity. OTEC works best when the temperature difference between the warmer, top layer of the ocean and the colder, deep ocean water is about 36°F (20°C). These conditions exist in tropical coastal areas, roughly between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer. To bring the cold water to the surface, ocean thermal energy conversion plants require an expensive, large-diameter intake pipe, which is submerged a mile or more into the ocean's depths. Some energy experts believe that if ocean thermal energy conversion can become cost-competitive with conventional power technologies, it could be

155

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Thermal Energy Conversion Basics Thermal Energy Conversion Basics Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:22pm Addthis A process called ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) uses the heat energy stored in the Earth's oceans to generate electricity. OTEC works best when the temperature difference between the warmer, top layer of the ocean and the colder, deep ocean water is about 36°F (20°C). These conditions exist in tropical coastal areas, roughly between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer. To bring the cold water to the surface, ocean thermal energy conversion plants require an expensive, large-diameter intake pipe, which is submerged a mile or more into the ocean's depths. Some energy experts believe that if ocean thermal energy conversion can become cost-competitive with conventional power technologies, it could be

156

Energy Efficiency Opportunities in EPA's Boiler Rules  

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Opportunities in EPA's Boiler Rules Opportunities in EPA's Boiler Rules On December 20, 2012, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized new regulations to control emissions of hazardous air pollutants (HAP) from commercial, industrial, and institutional boilers and process heaters. These new rules, known as the Boiler MACT (major sources) and Boiler Area Source Rule (smaller sources), will reduce the amount of HAPS such as mercury, heavy metals, and other toxics that enter the environment. Since emissions from boilers are linked to fuel consumption, energy efficiency is an important strategy for complying with the new Boiler rules. Who is affected? Most existing industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) boilers will not be affected by the Boiler MACT. These unaffected boilers are mostly small natural gas-fired boilers. Only about 14% of all existing

157

Energy Efficiency and Value: Opportunities for Investors | ENERGY STAR  

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Efficiency and Value: Opportunities for Investors Efficiency and Value: Opportunities for Investors Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources Success stories

158

Overview of Energy Development Opportunities for Wyoming  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

An important opportunity exists for the energy future of Wyoming that will Maintain its coal industry Add substantive value to its indigenous coal and natural gas resources Improve dramatically the environmental impact of its energy production capability Increase its Gross Domestic Product These can be achieved through development of a carbon conversion industry that transforms coal and natural gas to synthetic transportation fuels, chemical feedstocks, and chemicals that are the building blocks for the chemical industry. Over the longer term, environmentally clean nuclear energy can provide the substantial energy needs of a carbon conversion industry and be part of the mix of replacement technologies for the current fleet of aging coal-fired electric power generating stations.

Larry Demick

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Past Financial Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

page provides a brief summary of past funding opportunities that were released by the Water Power Program. For information about current opportunities, see the Current...

160

Youth/Student Opportunities | Department of Energy  

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YouthStudent Opportunities YouthStudent Opportunities George Washington University Environmental Resource Policy Graduate Program Capstone Project - "The Capstone Course is a...

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161

Federal Business Opportunities website | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Opportunities website Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Web Site: Federal Business Opportunities website Abstract This website lists federal...

162

Energy Savings Potential and RD&D Opportunities for Commercial...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

and RD&D Opportunities for Commercial Refrigration This report documents the energy consumption of commercial refrigeration equipment (CRE) in the U.S. and evaluated the energy...

163

Case Study: Opportunities to Improve Energy Efficiency in Three...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

More Documents & Publications Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Federal High Performance Computing Data Centers Case Study: Innovative Energy Efficiency Approaches in NOAA's...

164

Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC)Opportunities and Advantages  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Provides a one page summary of opportunities and advantages for utilizing Energy Savings Performance Contracting. Author: U.S. Department of Energy

165

Opportunities for Achieving Significant Energy Reduction in Existing University Buildings  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Opportunities for Achieving Significant Energy Reduction in Existing University Buildings Committee Larry Valles, Lab Manager, Biology #12;Building Energy Use by FuelCharles River Campus 20052007

Hutyra, Lucy R.

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Current Opportunities Related to Water-Energy | Department of...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

(FOAs) and Requests for Information (RFIs) listed related to water-energy. On each web page is a detailed description of the opportunity. State Energy Program 2015 FOA -...

167

Hydrogen Delivery - Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Delivery Hydrogen Delivery - Basics Hydrogen Delivery - Basics Photo of light-duty vehicle at hydrogen refueling station. Infrastructure is required to move hydrogen from the...

168

Electricity Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Vehicles & Fuels Fuels Electricity Fuel Basics Electricity Fuel Basics August 19, 2013 - 5:44pm Addthis Electricity used to power vehicles is generally provided by the...

169

Department of Energy Business Opportunity Session  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Alan Perry Alan Perry Title: Administrative Officer Office: Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer E-Mail: Alan.Perry@hq.doe.gov Phone: 202-586-4484 Website: http://humancapital.doe.gov/ Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer Department of Energy's Business Opportunity Session OCHCO Overview OCHCO supports DOE Program and Staff Offices at Headquarters & Field Main Services Offered * Human Capital and Human Resource Guidance * Human Capital Strategic Planning * Policy Development * Corporate HR Information Systems * Workforce Training & Development * Human Resource Operations * Employee Management Labor Relations * Recruitment and Outreach * Executive Resources * Business Support * Drug-Testing Program * Employee Assistance Program * Occupational Health Services * Disability Services

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT U. S. Department of Energy  

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ASSISTANCE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT U. S. Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office Fiscal Year 2014 Scientific Infrastructure Support for Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research Funding Opportunity Announcement: DE-FOA-0000999 Announcement Type: Initial CFDA Number: 81.121 Issue Date: October 31, 2013 Application Due Date: April 3, 2014 at 8:00 PM ET Page 2 of 29 Table of Contents PART I - FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCMENT DESCRIPTION ............................. 6 A. STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVES .......................................................................................... 6 B. RELATED COLLABORATIVE OPPORTUNITIES ............................................................ 8 C. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES ............................................................................................... 9

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Basic Energy Sciences (BES) Homepage | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

BES Home BES Home Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) News & Resources Contact Information Basic Energy Sciences U.S. Department of Energy SC-22/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3081 F: (301) 903-6594 E: sc.bes@science.doe.gov More Information » Science for Energy Discovery science solves mysteries, sparks innovation, and stimulates future technologies. This principle provides the inspiration for the fundamental energy research and the remarkable collection of major scientific user facilities supported by Basic Energy Sciences.Read More Discovery Science Materials Sciences and Engineering Understanding, predicting, and controlling materials and their

172

Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More October 11, 2011 - 6:37am Addthis Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy One of the most exciting things about the work that I do is having the opportunity to get out of the office and talk with the public about energy efficiency and renewable energy. Last month, we held the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 here in Washington, D.C. at the National Mall's West Potomac Park. Talking with visitors to the event, I got to meet people from many walks of life, some of whom are already very knowledgeable about clean energy technologies and some who are curious and eager to learn more. One of the things I always tell people who ask me for

173

Technology Incubator for Wind Energy Innovations Funding Opportunity Announcement  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

On April 2, 2014 EEREs Wind Program announced a funding opportunity entitled Technology Incubator for Wind Energy Innovations. This funding opportunity will fund R&D investments in...

174

BENEFIT Funding Opportunity - Webinar 2 | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

BENEFIT Funding Opportunity - Webinar 2 BENEFIT Funding Opportunity - Webinar 2 December 1, 2014 3:00PM to 4:00PM EST Webinar for the Building Energy Efficiency Frontiers and...

175

Municipalities and Renewable Energy Opportunities | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Municipalities and Renewable Energy Opportunities Municipalities and Renewable Energy Opportunities Jump to: navigation, search BUILDING COMMUNITIES WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY --Rsiegent 20:06, 20 January 2010 (UTC) BC communities and renewable energy walk hand-in-hand. "Investments made today in established renewable energy technologies can reduce building operating costs, the savings of which can be allocated [for instance] to community programs." Municipal buildings are ideally suited, as they are built for the long-term with quality and durability, and social and environmental responsibility in mind. Renewable energy systems such as GeoExchange (geothermal heat pumps) and Solar Hot Water ("Solar") are common renewable energy technologies used in commercial scale buildings. They are durable, proven, and low

176

SOCIOLOGICAL WORK ON ENERGY: THE OPPORTUNITY AND SOME PRESCRIPTIONS  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The opportunity for sociological work on energy is demonstrated by a critical review of several bodies ofnon-sociological work on energy. Included in this review is the crisis genre, the energy primer, the political economy of energy, the work...

Lacy, Michael G.

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

Transportation Fuel Basics - Propane | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Propane Propane Transportation Fuel Basics - Propane July 30, 2013 - 4:31pm Addthis Photo of a man standing next to a propane fuel pump with a tank in the background. Propane, also known as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG or LP-gas), or autogas in Europe, is a high-energy alternative fuel. It has been used for decades to fuel light-duty and heavy-duty propane vehicles. Propane is a three-carbon alkane gas (C3H8). Stored under pressure inside a tank, propane turns into a colorless, odorless liquid. As pressure is released, the liquid propane vaporizes and turns into gas that is used for combustion. An odorant, ethyl mercaptan, is added for leak detection. Propane has a high octane rating and excellent properties for spark-ignited internal combustion engines. It is nontoxic and presents no threat to soil,

178

Transportation Fuel Basics - Electricity | Department of Energy  

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Electricity Electricity Transportation Fuel Basics - Electricity August 19, 2013 - 5:44pm Addthis Electricity used to power vehicles is generally provided by the electricity grid and stored in the vehicle's batteries. Fuel cells are being explored as a way to use electricity generated on board the vehicle to power electric motors. Unlike batteries, fuel cells convert chemical energy from hydrogen into electricity. Vehicles that run on electricity have no tailpipe emissions. Emissions that can be attributed to electric vehicles are generated in the electricity production process at the power plant. Home recharging of electric vehicles is as simple as plugging them into an electric outlet. Electricity fueling costs for electric vehicles are reasonable compared to gasoline, especially if consumers take advantage of

179

Business Opportunity Session Materials | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Materials Materials Business Opportunity Session Materials Presentations from our Washington DC Business Opportunity Session, held March 3, 2011 How to do Business with DOE Nickolas (Nick) Demer Senior Procurement Analyst OSDBU NNSA Opportunities Gary Lyttek Small Business Program Manager, NNSA Sandia National Laboratories Opportunities Don Devoti, Small Business Program Manager, Sandia National Laboratories Office of Science SBIR/STTR, Chris O'Gwin, Program Analyst, SBIR/STTR Program Office/Office of Science Opportunities with DOE Laboratories, Larry Thompson, Small Business Program Manager/Contract Specialist, Chicago Operations Office (Office of Science) Opportunities with the Office of Environmental Management, Kay Rash, Small Business Program Manager, Office of Environmental

180

Water Heating Basics | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Water Heating Basics Water Heating Basics August 19, 2013 - 11:15am Addthis A variety of systems are available for water heating in homes and buildings. Learn about: Conventional...

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181

Natural Gas Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Natural Gas Fuel Basics Natural Gas Fuel Basics July 30, 2013 - 4:40pm Addthis Only about one-tenth of 1% of all the natural gas in the United States is currently used for...

182

Propane Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Propane Fuel Basics Propane Fuel Basics July 30, 2013 - 4:31pm Addthis Photo of a man standing next to a propane fuel pump with a tank in the background. Propane, also known as...

183

Biodiesel Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Biodiesel Fuel Basics Biodiesel Fuel Basics July 30, 2013 - 2:43pm Addthis Biodiesel is a domestically produced, renewable fuel that can be manufactured from vegetable oils, animal...

184

Hydrogen Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Hydrogen Fuel Basics Hydrogen Fuel Basics August 19, 2013 - 5:45pm Addthis Hydrogen (H2) is a potentially emissions-free alternative fuel that can be produced from domestic...

185

Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) Funding Opportunity  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

FEMP provides project assistance through the Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) funding opportunity. AFFECT provides grants for the development of capital projects to increase the energy efficiency and renewable energy investments at Federal agency facilities.

186

Upcoming Funding Opportunity for Technology Incubator for Wind Energy Innovations  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

On March 12, 2014 EEREs Wind Program announced a Notice of Intent to issue a funding opportunity entitled "Technology Incubator for Wind Energy Innovations."

187

ENERGY SAVING OPPORTUNITIES IN NEXT-GENERATION NETWORKS  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract (40-Word Limit): Network energy consumption involves aspects ranging from architecture and technology choices down to pure equipment design issues. Different opportunities for...

Skubic, Bjrn

188

Retail: An Overview of Energy Use and Energy Efficiency Opportunities  

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Retail: An Overview of Energy Use and Retail: An Overview of Energy Use and Energy Efficiency Opportunities Of the almost 5 million commercial buildings in the U.S. 1 , retail buildings account for the largest energy costs - nearly $20 billion each year 1 - and are also responsible for the second largest percentage of greenhouse gas emissions, leading to global climate change. By becoming more energy efficient, retailers can increase the comfort of customers and productivity of employees, and achieve cost savings that enhance corporate profitability. By using the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR tools and resources, retailers can save money and fight global climate change by reducing their energy use through energy efficiency measures. Energy Efficiency Tips

189

Bio-Benefits Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

billion to the national GDP in 2010.iv Growth of the biomass industry is creating new markets and employment for farmers and foresters, as well as job opportunities in...

190

Energy Department Announces Technical Assistance Opportunity for Tribal  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Technical Assistance Opportunity for Technical Assistance Opportunity for Tribal Clean Energy Deployment Energy Department Announces Technical Assistance Opportunity for Tribal Clean Energy Deployment December 2, 2011 - 2:40pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) launched today the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) initiative aimed at advancing clean energy generation in Indian Country and providing federally recognized Native American and Alaska Native governments with technical assistance to accelerate clean energy project deployment. This effort furthers the Administration and Department's commitment to provide Tribes with the tools and resources they need to foster tribal energy self-sufficiency and sustainability, advancing economic competitiveness and

191

NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY Technology Transfer Basic...  

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Basic Immobilized Amine Sorbent (BIAS) Process Success Story NETL Technology Transfer Group techtransfer@netl.doe.gov Contact Capturing carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) from the flue or...

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Basic Research for an Era of Nuclear Energy at LBNL, LLNL, AND LANL | U.S.  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Basic Research for an Era of Nuclear Basic Research for an Era of Nuclear Energy at LBNL, LLNL, AND LANL Nuclear Physics (NP) NP Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of NP Spinoff Applications Spinoff Archives SBIR/STTR Applications of Nuclear Science and Technology Funding Opportunities Nuclear Science Advisory Committee (NSAC) News & Resources Contact Information Nuclear Physics U.S. Department of Energy SC-26/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3613 F: (301) 903-3833 E: sc.np@science.doe.gov More Information » Spinoff Archives Basic Research for an Era of Nuclear Energy at LBNL, LLNL, AND LANL Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Application/instrumentation: Basic Research for an Era of Nuclear Energy Developed at: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National

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Oklahoma Opportunity Fund (Oklahoma) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Oklahoma Opportunity Fund (Oklahoma) Oklahoma Opportunity Fund (Oklahoma) Oklahoma Opportunity Fund (Oklahoma) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fuel Distributor General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Residential Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Schools State/Provincial Govt Systems Integrator Transportation Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Oklahoma Program Type Grant Program Provider Commerce The Oklahoma Opportunity Fund was established to promote economic development and related infrastructure development. Eligible applicants are

194

Related Financial Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

for hydrogen-related technologies. The Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Interagency Working Group Web site lists some of these related financial opportunities. In addition, federal and...

195

Business Opportunity Forum Attendees | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Business Opportunity Forum Attendees More Documents & Publications Pre-Interim Final Rulemaking Industry Comment Meeting Attendees Download the Final Agenda Biomass 2012 Agenda...

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Basic research opportunities to support LNG technology. Topical report, July 1989-December 1990  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

As additional gas reserves come on production during the next decade in areas with limited local markets, worldwide LNG trade is expected to expand. The availability of dedicated LNG tankers may well determine the rate at which this growth occurs. Plans are being made now to bring the four U.S. import terminals up to capacity during this period. As LNG becomes a more significant factor in the domestic natural gas market, consideration should be given to applications other than simply regassifying and comingling it with other supplies entering the pipeline grid. The higher energy density and the low temperature of LNG offer opportunities for expanding the use of natural gas into the industrial and transportation sectors. Greater use of LNG in peak shaving and intermediate storage may also provide benefits in increased reliability and performance of the gas transmission and distribution grid. In order to provide new and more cost-effective technologies to respond to these opportunities, it is recommended that GRI broaden the range of research it is currently performing on LNG.

Groten, B.

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

Equal Employment Opportunity -Title VII | Department of Energy  

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Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Employment Opportunity -Title VII Equal Employment Opportunity -Title VII The Department of Energy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment), religion, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), sexual orientation, reprisal, parental status, protected genetic information, or any other non-merit factor. We are committed to equal employment opportunity principles and practices in all of our management decisions and personnel practices. To learn more about the Equal Employment Opportuity complaint process and mediation options, please view and download the links below: Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement & Harassment Policy Statement EEO Intake Form EEO/Diversity Managers Office Locations

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Photovoltaic Cell Structure Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Structure Basics Structure Basics Photovoltaic Cell Structure Basics August 19, 2013 - 4:50pm Addthis The actual structural design of a photovoltaic (PV), or solar cell, depends on the limitations of the material used in the PV cell. The four basic device designs are: Homojunction Devices Crystalline silicon is the primary example of this kind of cell. A single material-crystalline silicon-is altered so that one side is p-type, dominated by positive holes, and the other side is n-type, dominated by negative electrons. The p/n junction is located so that the maximum light is absorbed near it. The free electrons and holes generated by light deep in the silicon diffuse to the p/n junction and then separate to produce a current if the silicon is of sufficiently high quality. In this homojunction design, these aspects of the cell may be varied to

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Lesson 2 - Electricity Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

2 - Electricity Basics 2 - Electricity Basics Lesson 2 - Electricity Basics It's difficult to imagine life without convenient electricity. You just flip a switch or plug in an appliance, and it's there. But how did it get there? Many steps go into providing the reliable electricity we take for granted. This lesson takes a closer look at electricity. It follows the path of electricity from the fuel source to the home, including the power plant and the electric power grid. It also covers the role of electric utilities in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. Topcis addressed include: Basics of electricity Generating electricity Using steam, turbines, generator Similarities of power plants Distributing Electricity Generation Transmission Distribution Power grid

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Photovoltaic System Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

System Basics System Basics Photovoltaic System Basics August 20, 2013 - 4:00pm Addthis A photovoltaic (PV), or solar electric system, is made up of several photovoltaic solar cells. An individual PV cell is usually small, typically producing about 1 or 2 watts of power. To boost the power output of PV cells, they are connected together to form larger units called modules. Modules, in turn, can be connected to form even larger units called arrays, which can be interconnected to produce more power, and so on. In this way, PV systems can be built to meet almost any electric power need, small or large. Illustration of solar cells combined to make a module and modules combined to make an array. The basic PV or solar cell produces only a small amount of power. To produce more power, cells can be interconnected to

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201

Greenhouse Gas Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Program Areas » Greenhouse Gases » Greenhouse Gas Basics Program Areas » Greenhouse Gases » Greenhouse Gas Basics Greenhouse Gas Basics October 7, 2013 - 10:01am Addthis Federal agencies must understand key terms and management basics to successfully manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Greenhouse gases are trace gases in the lower atmosphere that trap heat through a natural process called the "greenhouse effect." This process keeps the planet habitable. International research has linked human activities to a rapid increase in GHG concentrations in the atmosphere, contributing to major shifts in the global climate. Graphic of the top half of earth depicting current arctic sea ice. A red outline depicts arctic sea ice boundaries in 1979. Current arctic sea ice is shown roughly 50% smaller than the 1979 depiction.

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Chapter 5: Basic Concepts for Clean Energy Unsecured Lending...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Funds revfinalv3ch05basicconceptsdec9.pdf More Documents & Publications Path to Self-Sustainability Chapter 5. Basic Concepts for Clean Energy Unsecured Lending and Loan Loss...

203

Opportunities for discovery: Theory and computation in Basic Energy Sciences  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

accurate electronic structure calculations of the propertiesequilibrium electronic structure calculations (Figure 13).large- scale electronic structure calculations and molecu-

Harmon, Bruce; Kirby, Kate; McCurdy, C. William

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Opportunities for discovery: Theory and computation in Basic Energy Sciences  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

innovative applications of fundamental chemistry and physics impacting such areas as computer design, bioinspired materials, and environmental remediation.

Harmon, Bruce; Kirby, Kate; McCurdy, C. William

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

BASIC RESEARCH NEEDS IN ENERGY CONSERVATION  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

on Nuclear and Alternative Energy Systems (CONAES). Chapterand allocation of alternative energy supply resources andJ. M. "United States Energy Alternatives to 2010 and Beyond:

Hollander, Jack M.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy Issues Fiscal Year 2011 Funding Opportunity  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Issues Fiscal Year 2011 Funding Issues Fiscal Year 2011 Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education Infrastructure U.S. Department of Energy Issues Fiscal Year 2011 Funding Opportunity Announcements to Enhance Nuclear Energy Education Infrastructure February 28, 2011 - 5:02pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced two new fiscal year (FY) 2011 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to support university and college efforts to build or expand their school's nuclear science and engineering basic research or education capabilities. Under the Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP), DOE will provide up to $13.5 million to upgrade university level research reactors and purchase general scientific equipment and instrumentation, although this funding estimate may be

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BASIC RESEARCH NEEDS IN ENERGY CONSERVATION  

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Current Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage Projects," Lawrenceof Workshop on Thermal Energy Storage in Aquifers, LBL-k431,

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Energy Use and Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Restaurants  

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Use and Energy Efficiency Use and Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Restaurants Restaurant Energy Use Restaurants Making a Difference Tripp's Grill & Six Pack: North Bend Pennsylvania - Michael and Susan Tripp opened their 1,400 square-foot restaurant and grill in North Bend, PA in 2002, knowing that restaurants are among the most energy intensive businesses for their size and sales. That is why they purchased new ENERGY STAR qualified freezers to replace older freezers in their restaurant. With this smart purchase, Tripp's Grill & Six Pack is saving more than $1,900 a year in electricity costs due to reducing usage by more than 31,700 kWh, which is also preventing nearly 50,800 pounds of CO 2 emissions. The Reedville Café: Oregon - Reedville Café's growth in the past few years has

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Employment Opportunities at EERE | Department of Energy  

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at EERE Employment Opportunities at EERE Photo of two people sitting at a table; their bodies are only partially seen as they rest their hands on the table, presumably conducting a...

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Absorption Heat Pump Basics | Department of Energy  

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Absorption Heat Pump Basics Absorption Heat Pump Basics Absorption Heat Pump Basics August 19, 2013 - 11:11am Addthis Absorption heat pumps are essentially air-source heat pumps driven not by electricity, but by a heat source such as natural gas, propane, solar-heated water, or geothermal-heated water. Because natural gas is the most common heat source for absorption heat pumps, they are also referred to as gas-fired heat pumps. There are also absorption coolers available that work on the same principal, but are not reversible and cannot serve as a heat source. These are also called gas-fired coolers. How Absorption Heat Pumps Work Residential absorption heat pumps use an ammonia-water absorption cycle to provide heating and cooling. As in a standard heat pump, the refrigerant (in this case, ammonia) is condensed in one coil to release its heat; its

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Geothermal Resource Basics | Department of Energy  

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Resource Basics Resource Basics Geothermal Resource Basics August 14, 2013 - 1:58pm Addthis Although geothermal heat pumps can be used almost anywhere, most direct-use and electrical production facilities in the United States are located in the west, where the geothermal resource base is concentrated. Current drilling technology limits the development of geothermal resources to relatively shallow water- or steam-filled reservoirs, most of which are found in the western part of the United States. But researchers are developing new technologies for capturing the heat in deeper, "dry" rocks, which would support drilling almost anywhere. Geothermal Resources Map This map shows the distribution of geothermal resources across the United States. If you have trouble accessing this information because of a

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Fluorescent Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

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Fluorescent Lighting Basics Fluorescent Lighting Basics Fluorescent Lighting Basics October 17, 2013 - 5:39pm Addthis Light from a fluorescent lamp is first created by an electric current conducted through an inert gas producing ultraviolet light that is invisible to the human eye. The ultraviolet light in turn interacts with special blends of phosphors coating the interior surface of the fluorescent lamp tube that efficiently converts the invisible light into useful white light. Fluorescent lamps require a special power supply called a ballast that is needed to regulate lamp operating current and provide a compatible start-up voltage. Electronic ballasts perform the same function as a magnetic ballast but outperform the outdated magnetic products by operating at a very high frequency that eliminates flicker and noise while

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Photovoltaic System Performance Basics | Department of Energy  

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System Performance Basics System Performance Basics Photovoltaic System Performance Basics August 20, 2013 - 4:17pm Addthis Photovoltaic (PV) systems are usually composed of numerous solar arrays, which in turn, are composed of numerous PV cells. The performance of the system is therefore dependent on the performance of its components. Reliability The reliability of PV arrays is an important factor in the cost of PV systems and in consumer acceptance. However, the building blocks of arrays, PV cells, are considered "solid-state" devices with no moving parts and, therefore, are highly reliable and long-lived. Therefore, reliability measurements of PV systems are usually focused not on cells but on modules and whole systems. Reliability can be improved through fault-tolerant circuit design, which

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Fuel Cell Basics | Department of Energy  

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Basics Basics Fuel Cell Basics August 14, 2013 - 2:09pm Addthis Photo of two hydrogen fuel cells. Fuel cells are an emerging technology that can provide heat and electricity for buildings and electrical power for vehicles and electronic devices. How Fuel Cells Work Fuel cells work like batteries, but they do not run down or need recharging. They produce electricity and heat as long as fuel is supplied. A fuel cell consists of two electrodes-a negative electrode (or anode) and a positive electrode (or cathode)-sandwiched around an electrolyte. A fuel, such as hydrogen, is fed to the anode, and air is fed to the cathode. Activated by a catalyst, hydrogen atoms separate into protons and electrons, which take different paths to the cathode. The electrons go through an external circuit, creating a flow of electricity. The protons

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Furnace and Boiler Basics | Department of Energy  

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Furnace and Boiler Basics Furnace and Boiler Basics Furnace and Boiler Basics August 16, 2013 - 2:50pm Addthis Furnaces heat air and distribute the heated air through a building using ducts; boilers heat water, providing either hot water or steam for heating. Furnaces Furnaces are the most common heating systems used in homes in the United States. They can be all electric, gas-fired (including propane or natural gas), or oil-fired. Boilers Boilers consist of a vessel or tank where heat produced from the combustion of such fuels as natural gas, fuel oil, or coal is used to generate hot water or steam. Many buildings have their own boilers, while other buildings have steam or hot water piped in from a central plant. Commercial boilers are manufactured for high- or low-pressure applications.

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Radiant Heating Basics | Department of Energy  

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Radiant Heating Basics Radiant Heating Basics Radiant Heating Basics August 19, 2013 - 10:33am Addthis Radiant heating systems involve supplying heat directly to the floor or to panels in the walls or ceiling of a house. The systems depend largely on radiant heat transfer: the delivery of heat directly from the hot surface to the people and objects in the room via the radiation of heat, which is also called infrared radiation. Radiant heating is the effect you feel when you can feel the warmth of a hot stovetop element from across the room. When radiant heating is located in the floor, it is often called radiant floor heating or simply floor heating. Despite the name, radiant floor heating systems also depend heavily on convection, the natural circulation of heat within a room, caused by heat rising from the floor. Radiant floor

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics August 20, 2013 - 9:13am Addthis Photo of hands holding a battery pack (grey rectangular box) for a hybrid electric vehicle. Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) combine the benefits of high fuel economy and low emissions with the power, range, and convenience of conventional diesel and gasoline fueling. HEV technologies also have potential to be combined with alternative fuels and fuel cells to provide additional benefits. Future offerings might also include plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Hybrid electric vehicles typically combine the internal combustion engine of a conventional vehicle with the battery and electric motor of an electric vehicle. The combination offers low emissions and convenience-HEVs never need to be plugged in.

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics August 20, 2013 - 9:13am Addthis Photo of hands holding a battery pack (grey rectangular box) for a hybrid electric vehicle. Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) combine the benefits of high fuel economy and low emissions with the power, range, and convenience of conventional diesel and gasoline fueling. HEV technologies also have potential to be combined with alternative fuels and fuel cells to provide additional benefits. Future offerings might also include plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Hybrid electric vehicles typically combine the internal combustion engine of a conventional vehicle with the battery and electric motor of an electric vehicle. The combination offers low emissions and convenience-HEVs never need to be plugged in.

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Photovoltaic Cell Basics | Department of Energy  

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Cell Basics Cell Basics Photovoltaic Cell Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:53pm Addthis Photovoltaic (PV) cells, or solar cells, take advantage of the photoelectric effect to produce electricity. PV cells are the building blocks of all PV systems because they are the devices that convert sunlight to electricity. Commonly known as solar cells, individual PV cells are electricity-producing devices made of semiconductor materials. PV cells come in many sizes and shapes, from smaller than a postage stamp to several inches across. They are often connected together to form PV modules that may be up to several feet long and a few feet wide. Modules, in turn, can be combined and connected to form PV arrays of different sizes and power output. The modules of the array make up the major part of a PV system, which can also include electrical connections,

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Incandescent Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

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Incandescent Lighting Basics Incandescent Lighting Basics Incandescent Lighting Basics August 16, 2013 - 10:00am Addthis Incandescent lamps operate simply by heating a metal filament inside a bulb filled with inert gas. Because they operate directly on variety of common power types including common household alternating current or direct current such as batteries or automobiles, they do not require a special power supply or ballast. They turn on up instantly, providing a warm light with excellent color rendition because the light is produced in much the same way as the light from the sun. They can also be easily dimmed using inexpensive controls and are available in a staggering variety of shapes and sizes. However, incandescent lamps have a low efficacy (10-17 lumens per watt) compared with other lighting options and a short average

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Ventilation System Basics | Department of Energy  

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Ventilation System Basics Ventilation System Basics Ventilation System Basics August 16, 2013 - 1:33pm Addthis Ventilation is the process of moving air into and out of an interior space by natural or mechanical means. Ventilation is necessary for the health and comfort of occupants of all buildings. Ventilation supplies air for occupants to breathe and removes moisture, odors, and indoor pollutants like carbon dioxide. Too little ventilation may result in poor indoor air quality, while too much may cause unnecessarily higher heating and cooling loads. Natural Ventilation Natural ventilation occurs when outdoor air is drawn inside through open windows or doors. Natural ventilation is created by the differences in the distribution of air pressures around a building. Air moves from areas of

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Photovoltaic Silicon Cell Basics | Department of Energy  

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Silicon Cell Basics Silicon Cell Basics Photovoltaic Silicon Cell Basics August 20, 2013 - 2:19pm Addthis Silicon-used to make some the earliest photovoltaic (PV) devices-is still the most popular material for solar cells. Silicon is also the second-most abundant element in the Earth's crust (after oxygen). However, to be useful as a semiconductor material in solar cells, silicon must be refined to a purity of 99.9999%. In single-crystal silicon, the molecular structure-which is the arrangement of atoms in the material-is uniform because the entire structure is grown from the same crystal. This uniformity is ideal for transferring electrons efficiently through the material. To make an effective PV cell, however, silicon has to be "doped" with other elements to make n-type and p-type layers.

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Photovoltaic Cell Material Basics | Department of Energy  

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Material Basics Material Basics Photovoltaic Cell Material Basics August 19, 2013 - 4:43pm Addthis Although crystalline silicon cells are the most common type, photovoltaic (PV), or solar cells, can be made of many semiconductor materials. Each material has unique strengths and characteristics that influence its suitability for specific applications. For example, PV cell materials may differ based on their crystallinity, bandgap, absorbtion, and manufacturing complexity. Learn more about each of these characteristics below or learn about these solar cell materials: Silicon (Si)-including single-crystalline Si, multicrystalline Si, and amorphous Si Polycrystalline Thin Films-including copper indium diselenide (CIS), cadmium telluride (CdTe), and thin-film silicon Single-Crystalline Thin Films-including high-efficiency material

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Natural Gas Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

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Natural Gas Vehicle Basics Natural Gas Vehicle Basics Natural Gas Vehicle Basics August 20, 2013 - 9:15am Addthis Photo of a large truck stopped at a gas station that reads 'Natural Gas for Vehicles.' Natural gas vehicles (NGVs) are either fueled exclusively with compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas (dedicated NGVs) or are capable of natural gas and gasoline fueling (bi-fuel NGVs). Dedicated NGVs are designed to run only on natural gas. Bi-fuel NGVs have two separate fueling systems that enable the vehicle to use either natural gas or a conventional fuel (gasoline or diesel). In general, dedicated natural gas vehicles demonstrate better performance and have lower emissions than bi-fuel vehicles because their engines are optimized to run on natural gas. In addition, the vehicle does not have to

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Geothermal Heat Pump Basics | Department of Energy  

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Heat Pump Basics Heat Pump Basics Geothermal Heat Pump Basics August 19, 2013 - 11:12am Addthis Text Version Geothermal heat pumps use the constant temperature of the earth as an exchange medium for heat. Although many parts of the country experience seasonal temperature extremes-from scorching heat in the summer to sub-zero cold in the winter-the ground a few feet below the earth's surface remains at a relatively constant temperature. Depending on the latitude, ground temperatures range from 45°F (7°C) to 75°F (21°C). So, like a cave's, the ground's temperature is warmer than the air above it during winter and cooler than the air above it in summer. Geothermal heat pumps take advantage of this by exchanging heat with the earth through a ground heat exchanger. Geothermal heat pumps are able to heat, cool, and, if so equipped, supply

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Small Space Heater Basics | Department of Energy  

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Small Space Heater Basics Small Space Heater Basics Small Space Heater Basics August 19, 2013 - 10:38am Addthis Small space heaters, also called portable heaters, are typically used when the main heating system is inadequate or when central heating is too costly to install or operate. Space heater capacities generally range between 10,000 Btu to 40,000 Btu per hour. Common fuels used for this purpose are electricity, propane, natural gas, and kerosene. Although most space heaters rely on convection (the circulation of air in a room), some rely on radiant heating; that is, they emit infrared radiation that directly heats up objects and people that are within their line of sight. Combustion Space Heaters Space heaters are classified as vented and unvented, or "vent free." Unvented combustion units are not recommended for inside use, as they

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Federal Energy Management Program: Greenhouse Gas Basics  

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Basics Basics Federal agencies must understand key terms and management basics to successfully manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Graphic of the top half of earth depicting current arctic sea ice. A red outline depicts arctic sea ice boundaries in 1979. Current arctic sea ice is shown roughly 50% smaller than the 1979 depiction. Greenhouse gases correlate directly to global warming, which impacts arctic sea ice. This image shows current arctic sea ice formation. The red outline depicts arctic sea ice boundaries in 1979. Greenhouse gases are trace gases in the lower atmosphere that trap heat through a natural process called the "greenhouse effect." This process keeps the planet habitable. International research has linked human activities to a rapid increase in GHG concentrations in the atmosphere, contributing to major shifts in the global climate.

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Vehicle Emission Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Vehicle Emission Basics Vehicle Emission Basics Vehicle Emission Basics November 22, 2013 - 2:07pm Addthis Vehicle emissions are the gases emitted by the tailpipes of vehicles powered by internal combustion engines, which include gasoline, diesel, natural gas, and propane vehicles. Vehicle emissions are composed of varying amounts of: water vapor carbon dioxide (CO2) nitrogen oxygen pollutants such as: carbon monoxide (CO) nitrogen oxides (NOx) unburned hydrocarbons (UHCs) volatile organic compounds (VOCs) particulate matter (PM) A number of factors determine the composition of emissions, including the vehicle's fuel, the engine's technology, the vehicle's exhaust aftertreatment system, and how the vehicle operates. Emissions are also produced by fuel evaporation during fueling or even when vehicles are

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Incandescent Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Incandescent Lighting Basics Incandescent Lighting Basics Incandescent Lighting Basics August 16, 2013 - 10:00am Addthis Incandescent lamps operate simply by heating a metal filament inside a bulb filled with inert gas. Because they operate directly on variety of common power types including common household alternating current or direct current such as batteries or automobiles, they do not require a special power supply or ballast. They turn on up instantly, providing a warm light with excellent color rendition because the light is produced in much the same way as the light from the sun. They can also be easily dimmed using inexpensive controls and are available in a staggering variety of shapes and sizes. However, incandescent lamps have a low efficacy (10-17 lumens per watt) compared with other lighting options and a short average

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Ventilation System Basics | Department of Energy  

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Ventilation System Basics Ventilation System Basics Ventilation System Basics August 16, 2013 - 1:33pm Addthis Ventilation is the process of moving air into and out of an interior space by natural or mechanical means. Ventilation is necessary for the health and comfort of occupants of all buildings. Ventilation supplies air for occupants to breathe and removes moisture, odors, and indoor pollutants like carbon dioxide. Too little ventilation may result in poor indoor air quality, while too much may cause unnecessarily higher heating and cooling loads. Natural Ventilation Natural ventilation occurs when outdoor air is drawn inside through open windows or doors. Natural ventilation is created by the differences in the distribution of air pressures around a building. Air moves from areas of

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Solar Water Heater Basics | Department of Energy  

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Solar Water Heater Basics Solar Water Heater Basics Solar Water Heater Basics August 19, 2013 - 3:01pm Addthis Illustration of an active, closed loop solar water heater. A large, flat panel called a flat plate collector is connected to a tank called a solar storage/backup water heater by two pipes. One of these pipes runs through a cylindrical pump into the bottom of the tank, where it becomes a coil called a double-wall heat exchanger. This coil runs up through the tank and out again to the flat plate collector. Antifreeze fluid runs only through this collector loop. Two pipes run out the top of the water heater tank; one is a cold water supply into the tank, and the other sends hot water to the house. Solar water heaters use the sun's heat to provide hot water for a home or

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen | Department of Energy  

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen August 19, 2013 - 5:45pm Addthis Hydrogen (H2) is a potentially emissions-free alternative fuel that can be produced from domestic resources. Although not widely used today as a transportation fuel, government and industry research and development are working toward the goal of clean, economical, and safe hydrogen production and hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles. Hydrogen is the simplest and most abundant element in the universe. However, it is rarely found alone in nature. Hydrogen is locked up in enormous quantities in water (H2O), hydrocarbons (such as methane, CH4), and other organic matter. Efficiently producing hydrogen from these compounds is one of the challenges of using hydrogen as a fuel. Currently,

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Radiant Heating Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Radiant Heating Basics Radiant Heating Basics Radiant Heating Basics August 19, 2013 - 10:33am Addthis Radiant heating systems involve supplying heat directly to the floor or to panels in the walls or ceiling of a house. The systems depend largely on radiant heat transfer: the delivery of heat directly from the hot surface to the people and objects in the room via the radiation of heat, which is also called infrared radiation. Radiant heating is the effect you feel when you can feel the warmth of a hot stovetop element from across the room. When radiant heating is located in the floor, it is often called radiant floor heating or simply floor heating. Despite the name, radiant floor heating systems also depend heavily on convection, the natural circulation of heat within a room, caused by heat rising from the floor. Radiant floor

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen August 19, 2013 - 5:45pm Addthis Hydrogen (H2) is a potentially emissions-free alternative fuel that can be produced from domestic resources. Although not widely used today as a transportation fuel, government and industry research and development are working toward the goal of clean, economical, and safe hydrogen production and hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles. Hydrogen is the simplest and most abundant element in the universe. However, it is rarely found alone in nature. Hydrogen is locked up in enormous quantities in water (H2O), hydrocarbons (such as methane, CH4), and other organic matter. Efficiently producing hydrogen from these compounds is one of the challenges of using hydrogen as a fuel. Currently,

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Ethanol Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Ethanol Fuel Basics Ethanol Fuel Basics Ethanol Fuel Basics July 30, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis biomass in beekers Ethanol is a renewable fuel made from various plant materials, which collectively are called "biomass." Ethanol contains the same chemical compound (C2H5OH) found in alcoholic beverages. Studies have estimated that ethanol and other biofuels could replace 30% or more of U.S. gasoline demand by 2030. Nearly half of U.S. gasoline contains ethanol in a low-level blend to oxygenate the fuel and reduce air pollution. Ethanol is also increasingly available in E85, an alternative fuel that can be used in flexible fuel vehicles. Several steps are required to make ethanol available as a vehicle fuel. Biomass feedstocks are grown and transported to ethanol production

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Biofuel Conversion Basics | Department of Energy  

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Biofuel Conversion Basics Biofuel Conversion Basics Biofuel Conversion Basics August 14, 2013 - 12:31pm Addthis The conversion of biomass solids into liquid or gaseous biofuels is a complex process. Today, the most common conversion processes are biochemical- and thermochemical-based. However, researchers are also exploring photobiological conversion processes. Biochemical Conversion Processes In biochemical conversion processes, enzymes and microorganisms are used as biocatalysts to convert biomass or biomass-derived compounds into desirable products. Cellulase and hemicellulase enzymes break down the carbohydrate fractions of biomass to five- and six-carbon sugars in a process known as hydrolysis. Yeast and bacteria then ferment the sugars into products such as ethanol. Biotechnology advances are expected to lead to dramatic

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Commercial Building Partnership Opportunities with the Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Building Partnership Opportunities with the Department Building Partnership Opportunities with the Department of Energy Commercial Building Partnership Opportunities with the Department of Energy Working with industry representatives and partners is critical to achieving significant improvements in the energy efficiency of new and existing commercial buildings. Here you will learn more about the government-industry partnerships that move us toward that goal. Key alliances and partnerships include: Better Buildings Challenge Photo of downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a municipal Better Buildings Challenge partner, at dusk. This national leadership initiative calls on corporate officers, university presidents, and local leaders to progess towards the goal of making American buildings 20 percent more energy-efficient by 2020.

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Tribal Renewable Energy Foundational Course: Electricity Grid Basics  

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Watch the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy foundational course webinar on electricity grid basics by clicking on the .swf link below. You can also download the PowerPoint slides...

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Hydrogen Production Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

diverse, domestic resources, including fossil fuels, such as coal (preferentially with carbon sequestration), and natural gas; nuclear energy; biomass and other renewable energy...

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Department of Energy Issues $14 Million in Funding Opportunity  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Department of Energy Issues $14 Million in Funding Opportunity Department of Energy Issues $14 Million in Funding Opportunity Announcements to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Department of Energy Issues $14 Million in Funding Opportunity Announcements to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research March 28, 2007 - 12:17pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced two new Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA), valued up to $14 million to better integrate the United States' universities into DOE's nuclear research and development (R&D) programs; and contribute to assuring a new generation of engineers and scientists necessary for pursuing nuclear power - a safe, reliable, affordable and emissions-free source of energy. These FOAs support the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) University

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Office of Basic Energy Sciences 1990 summary report  

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Basic research is an important investment in the future which will help the US maintain and enhance its economic strength. The Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) basic research activities, carried out mainly in universities and Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories, are critical to the Nation's leadership in science, for training future scientists, and to fortify the Nation's foundations for social and economic well-being. Attainment of the national goals -- energy self-sufficiency, improved health and quality of life for all, economic growth, national security -- depends on both technological research achievements and the ability to exploit them rapidly. Basic research is a necessary element for technology development and economic growth. This report presents the Department of Energy's Office of Basic Energy Sciences program. The BES mission is to develop understanding and to stimulate innovative thinking needed to fortify the Department's missions.

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Carbon Opportunity Group | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Opportunity Group Opportunity Group Jump to: navigation, search Name Carbon Opportunity Group Place Chicago, Illinois Zip 60606 Sector Carbon, Services Product Chicago-based firm that provides expertise in private equity investments, carbon asset development, financial risk management as well as advisory services. Coordinates 41.88415°, -87.632409° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":41.88415,"lon":-87.632409,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Public Comment Opportunities | Department of Energy  

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Public Comment Opportunities Public Comment Opportunities Public Comment Opportunities Below are links to information about how to comment on DOE NEPA projects with open comment periods, including comment periods on the proposed scope of planned NEPA documents and on draft NEPA documents (e.g., draft environmental assessments and draft environmental impacts statements). The end of each comment period is indicated below. EIS-0496: San Luis Transmission Project, Alameda, Merced, San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties, California Scoping: Comment Period Ends 01/21/14 DOE's Western Area Power Administration, with the Bureau of Reclamation as a cooperating agency, is preparing a joint EIS and environmental impact report (under the California Environmental Quality Act) to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of the proposed interconnection of certain

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Exploring the Business Link Opportunity: Transmission & Clean Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Exploring the Business Link Opportunity: Transmission & Clean Exploring the Business Link Opportunity: Transmission & Clean Energy Development in the West Exploring the Business Link Opportunity: Transmission & Clean Energy Development in the West The Office of Indian Energy Tribal Leader Energy Forum on transmission took place February 7-8, 2012, in Denver, Colorado. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL The Office of Indian Energy Tribal Leader Energy Forum on transmission took place February 7-8, 2012, in Denver, Colorado. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL Travis Stone, Shoshone Bannock Tribe, and Rebecca Kauffman, Southern Ute Alternative Energy Investment Fund, speaking at the Office of Indian Energy Tribal Leader Energy Forum on transmission. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL Travis Stone, Shoshone Bannock Tribe, and Rebecca Kauffman, Southern Ute

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Exploring the Business Link Opportunity: Transmission & Clean Energy  

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Exploring the Business Link Opportunity: Transmission & Clean Exploring the Business Link Opportunity: Transmission & Clean Energy Development in the West Exploring the Business Link Opportunity: Transmission & Clean Energy Development in the West The Office of Indian Energy Tribal Leader Energy Forum on transmission took place February 7-8, 2012, in Denver, Colorado. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL The Office of Indian Energy Tribal Leader Energy Forum on transmission took place February 7-8, 2012, in Denver, Colorado. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL Travis Stone, Shoshone Bannock Tribe, and Rebecca Kauffman, Southern Ute Alternative Energy Investment Fund, speaking at the Office of Indian Energy Tribal Leader Energy Forum on transmission. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL Travis Stone, Shoshone Bannock Tribe, and Rebecca Kauffman, Southern Ute

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BASIC RESEARCH NEEDS IN ENERGY CONSERVATION  

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problems may be among the most serious to be encountered in progress central in the development of solar energy

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New Year, New Certification Opportunities for Home Energy Workers |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

New Year, New Certification Opportunities for Home Energy Workers New Year, New Certification Opportunities for Home Energy Workers New Year, New Certification Opportunities for Home Energy Workers January 2, 2014 - 10:23am Addthis Trainees practice techniques on miniature model homes at the New River Center for Energy Research & Training in Christiansburg, Virginia. The Energy Department has developed a new certification program for quality control inspectors, energy auditors, crew leaders, and retrofit installer technicians, as part of the Weatherization Assistance Program's Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project. | Photo courtesy of Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center Trainees practice techniques on miniature model homes at the New River Center for Energy Research & Training in Christiansburg, Virginia. The

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A Basic Overview of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation  

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A Basic Overview of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness A Basic Overview of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program A Basic Overview of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program July 2009 A Basic Overview of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program This pamphlet is developed by the Department of Energy (DOE) as an outreach and awareness tool to assist former and current DOE Federal, contractor, and subcontractor employees to become familiar with and utilize the services and benefits authorized under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOIPCA). There are several Federal entities that support implementation of EEOICPA. Each of these entities serves a critical and unique role in this process. Briefly, the Department of Labor's (DOL) Office of Workers'

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Property:Geothermal/FundingOpportunityAnnouncemt | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Geothermal/FundingOpportunityAnnouncemt Geothermal/FundingOpportunityAnnouncemt Jump to: navigation, search Property Name Geothermal/FundingOpportunityAnnouncemt Property Type String Description Funding Opportunity Announcement Pages using the property "Geothermal/FundingOpportunityAnnouncemt" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) A A 3D-3C Reflection Seismic Survey and Data Integration to Identify the Seismic Response of Fractures and Permeable Zones Over a Known Geothermal Resource at Soda Lake, Churchill Co., NV Geothermal Project + DE-FOA-0000109 + A Demonstration System for Capturing Geothermal Energy from Mine Waters beneath Butte, MT Geothermal Project + DE-FOA-0000116 + A Geothermal District-Heating System and Alternative Energy Research Park on the NM Tech Campus Geothermal Project + DE-FOA-0000109 +

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Energy Department Announces New Funding Opportunity for Innovative Small  

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New Funding Opportunity for Innovative New Funding Opportunity for Innovative Small Modular Reactors Energy Department Announces New Funding Opportunity for Innovative Small Modular Reactors March 11, 2013 - 2:45pm Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - As part of the Obama Administration's all-of-the-above energy strategy to speed the transition to more sustainable sources of energy, the Energy Department today issued a new funding opportunity announcement to help U.S. industry design and certify innovative small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs). Building off the cost-share agreement announced in November 2012, this follow-on solicitation is open to other companies and manufacturers and is focused on furthering small modular reactor efficiency, operations and design. "As President Obama said in the State of the Union, the Administration is

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Tribal Energy Development Grants (BIA)- Funding Opportunity Review Webinar  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Prosper Sustainably is hosting a free webinar on July 17, 2014 at 1pm PST that reviews the BIAs Tribal Energy Development Grants funding opportunity. During the webinar Josh Simmons, Prosper...

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Miscellaneous and Electronic Loads Energy Efficiency Opportunities for  

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Miscellaneous and Electronic Loads Energy Efficiency Opportunities for Miscellaneous and Electronic Loads Energy Efficiency Opportunities for Commercial Buildings: A Collaborative Study by the United States and India Title Miscellaneous and Electronic Loads Energy Efficiency Opportunities for Commercial Buildings: A Collaborative Study by the United States and India Publication Type Report Refereed Designation Unknown LBNL Report Number LBNL-6287E Year of Publication 2013 Authors Ghatikar, Girish, Iris H. Y. Cheung, and Steven Lanzisera Secondary Authors Wardell, Bob, Manoj Deshpande, Jayraj Ugarkar, and Infosys Technologies Limited Date Published 04/2013 Keywords Electronic loads, energy efficiency opportunities for commercial buildings Short Title MELs Refereed Designation Unknown Attachment Size PDF 1.44 MB Google Scholar BibTex

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Basic Energy Sciences (BES) at LLNL  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

in GB Networks Coherency Does Not Equate to Stability Laser Crystallization of Phase Change Material Extraction of Equilibrium Energy and Kinetic Parameters from Single Molecule...

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Opportunities  

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LLNL Jobs It's hard to imagine a more exciting time to be part of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Postdoc Opportunities Gain hands-on experience while...

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Tribal and Utility Partnership Opportunities Webinar | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Tribal and Utility Partnership Opportunities Webinar Tribal and Utility Partnership Opportunities Webinar Tribal and Utility Partnership Opportunities Webinar September 25, 2013 11:00AM MDT Webinar The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Tribal Energy Program, and Western Area Power Administration are pleased to continue their sponsorship of the Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar Series. Tribes and utilities can be a nexus of renewable energy project development. The future utility likely will have a resource portfolio that is a hybrid of centralized power plants, distributed generation, microgrids, and demand response programs that result in a more efficient system of both generation and consumption. This webinar focuses on the

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Secretary Chu Highlights Clean Energy Opportunities in Montana | Department  

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Clean Energy Opportunities in Montana Clean Energy Opportunities in Montana Secretary Chu Highlights Clean Energy Opportunities in Montana September 16, 2010 - 11:04am Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? Montana received $26.5 million going toward their weatherization assistance program. The state energy program received $25.9 million. Montana also received an additional $15.2 million for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program. On Tuesday, Secretary Chu took the stage at the Montana Economic Development summit to highlight how the Recovery Act has boosted energy projects across the state and why the state is in prime position to benefit from the shift towards a clean energy economy. The Secretary noted that the Recovery Act has made an historic investment

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Wind Energy R&D Opportunity: Energy Department Announces $125 Million for Transformational Energy Projects  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

On January 7, the Energy Departments Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy (ARPA-E) announced $125 million in available funding for its third open funding opportunity announcement, OPEN 2015.

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Hydrogen Storage - Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

miles is a significant challenge. On a weight basis, hydrogen has nearly three times the energy content of gasoline (120 MJkg for hydrogen versus 44 MJkg for gasoline). However,...

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Opportunities for K-12 Students | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Opportunities for K-12 Students Opportunities for K-12 Students Opportunities for K-12 Students Younger competitors can demonstrate their skill in converting a gasoline car to electric power, designing the "School of the Future" and more in these competitions sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other organizations. DOE-Sponsored America's Home Energy Education Challenge Sponsored by DOE and administered by the National Science Teachers Association, the Challenge is designed to 1) educate students across the United States in grades 3-8 about energy and the benefits of energy efficiency, 2) teach students to recognize that lowering their home energy use saves money and 3) engage students and their families in a save energy, save money initiative. The challenge application will be available in

260

A New Approach To Wind Energy: Opportunities And Challenges  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 A New Approach To Wind Energy: Opportunities And Challenges John O. Dabiria , Julia R. Greera, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA Abstract. Despite common characterizations of modern wind energy technology as mature, there remains a persistent disconnect between the vast global wind energy resource--which is 20

Dabiri, John O.

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Energy Efficiency In Correctional Facilities & Opportunities for State Energy Office Engagement  

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This presentation, given through the DOE's Technical Assitance Program (TAP), provides information on Energy Efficiency in Correctional Facilities & Opportunities for State Energy Office Engagement

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Introduction to the Cash Flow Opportunity Calculator Spreadsheet | ENERGY  

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the Cash Flow Opportunity Calculator Spreadsheet the Cash Flow Opportunity Calculator Spreadsheet Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources Success stories

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Global Energy: Supply, Demand, Consequences, Opportunities  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

July 29, 2008 Berkeley Lab lecture: Arun Majumdar, Director of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division, discusses current and future projections of economic growth, population, and global energy demand and supply, and explores the implications of these trends for the environment.

Arun Majumdar

2008-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Global Energy: Supply, Demand, Consequences, Opportunities  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

July 29, 2008 Berkeley Lab lecture: Arun Majumdar, Director of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division, discusses current and future projections of economic growth, population, and global energy demand and supply, and explores the implications of these trends for the environment.

Arun Majumdar

2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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SMART SCHOOLS SYMPOSIUM 2013 ENERGY EFFICIENCY OPPORTUNITIES  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

· Energy Efficiency and the Learning Environment ­ Improved Lighting + HVAC = Better Learning ­ Energy Energy Efficiency Incentives · Prescriptive Lighting · Savings by Design · Behavioral Modification #12 PROPOSITION 39 ­ THE GOOD NEWS · More Dollars Available for Education · Reduced Greenhouse Gases · Improved

California at Davis, University of

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STEM Education Opportunities: Grads & Researchers | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

STEM Education Opportunities: Grads & Researchers STEM Education Opportunities: Grads & Researchers STEM Education Opportunities: Grads & Researchers Graduate Automotive Technology Education This DOE program helps universities sponsor student fellowships and develop graduate-level curricula, with accompanying research, in five critical technology areas: fuel cells, hybrid drive trains and control systems, lightweight materials, direct-injection engines, and advanced energy storage. In 2005, DOE began held a second competition to form new, or expand, existing GATE Centers of Excellence. Award recipients receive funds to support graduate fellowships and to establish and/or upgrade and expand course study work and laboratory work to support a graduate engineering degree with a focus or certificate

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Nuclear Hybrid Energy Systems: Challenges and Opportunities  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

With growing demand of energy and costs of the fossil fuels, coupled with the environmental concerns have resulted in an increased interest in alternative energy sources. Nuclear hybrid energy systems (NHES) are being considered which incorporates renewable energy sources such as solar and wind energy combined with nuclear reactor and energy storage to meet the peak hours demand imposed on the grid, along with providing process heat for other potential industrial applications. This concept could potentially satisfy various energy demands and improve reliability, robustness and resilience for the entire system as a whole, along with economic and net efficiency gains. This paper provides a brief understanding of potential NHES system and architecture along with the challenges

P. Sabharwall; S.B. Sitton; S.J. Yoon; C. Stoots

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Photovoltaic Cell Conversion Efficiency Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Conversion Efficiency Basics Conversion Efficiency Basics Photovoltaic Cell Conversion Efficiency Basics August 20, 2013 - 2:58pm Addthis The conversion efficiency of a photovoltaic (PV) cell, or solar cell, is the percentage of the solar energy shining on a PV device that is converted into electrical energy, or electricity. Improving this conversion efficiency is a key goal of research and helps make PV technologies cost-competitive with more traditional sources of energy. Factors Affecting Conversion Efficiency Much of the energy from sunlight reaching a PV cell is lost before it can be converted into electricity. But certain characteristics of solar cell materials also limit a cell's efficiency to convert the sunlight it receives. Wavelength of Light Light is composed of photons-or packets of energy-that range in

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Our Favorite Electrical Energy Saving Opportunities  

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Heat SUMMARY: Cogeneration denotes the joint production of electrical or mechanical energy and useful thermal energy in the form of hot liquids or gases. Industrial cogeneration includes waste-heat utilization system for power generation... Industrial Energy Technology Conference, Houston, TX, June 17-19, 1986 Use waste JJ.~i1t to preheat_corn_bustion air. Flue gases often contain large amounts of heat. Incoming combustion air can be preheated through heat exchangers in the exhaust stacks...

Turner, W. C.; Estes, C. B.; Spivey, V.

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Mid-Columbia Region Clean Energy Opportunities  

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of business arrangements leading to major investment. Pre-existing arrangements to meet green energy development water needs would be a significant asset for the community in a...

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT U. S. Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

U. S. Department of Energy Office of the Under Secretary The DOE FY2010 Phase III Xlerator Program for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Fossil Energy, and Nuclear Energy Funding Opportunity Number: DE-FOA-0000397 Announcement Type: Initial CFDA Number: 81.122, 81.089, 81.121 and 81.087 Issue Date: July 9, 2010 Letter of Intent Due Date: Not Applicable Pre-Application Due Date: Not Applicable Application Due Date: August 4, 2010 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time FOA APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Only DOE Small Business Innovation Research (hereafter SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (hereafter STTR) Phase I and Phase II grantees from FY 2005 to FY 2009 are eligible to apply to this U. S. Department of Energy Phase III Funding Opportunity

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Assessment of Biomass Energy Opportunities for the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Assessment of biomass energy and biobased product manufacturing opportunities for the Red Lake Tribe.

Scott Haase (McNeil Technologies, Inc)

2005-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Community Development Finance Institutions-Opportunities for Partnerships with Energy Efficiency Programs Transcript.doc  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Community Development Finance Institutions-Opportunities for Partnerships with Energy Efficiency Programs Transcript.doc

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Community Development Finance Institutions- Opportunities for Partnerships with Energy Efficiency Programs  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Community Development Finance Institutions- Opportunities for Partnerships with Energy Efficiency Programs

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FWP executive summaries: Basic energy sciences materials sciences programs  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report provides an Executive Summary of the various elements of the Materials Sciences Program which is funded by the Division of Materials Sciences, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, U.S. Department of Energy at Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico.

Samara, G.A.

1996-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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California Energy Commission The California Energ OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER equal opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin,  

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California Energy Commission The California Energ OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER ­ equal opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, ma religious or political affiliation, age t our website at www.energy.ca.gov. CEC 8 (Rev. 10/07) CLASSIFICATION: Planner II-Energy Facility Siting

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California Energy Commission The California Energ OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER equal opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin,  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

California Energy Commission The California Energ OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER ­ equal opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, ma religious or political affiliation, age t our website at www.energy.ca.gov. CEC 8 (Rev. 10/07) CLASSIFICATION: Associate Energy Specialist

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Energy At Work: Plant Expansion Creates Job Opportunities in Ohio |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy At Work: Plant Expansion Creates Job Opportunities in Ohio Energy At Work: Plant Expansion Creates Job Opportunities in Ohio Energy At Work: Plant Expansion Creates Job Opportunities in Ohio May 24, 2012 - 5:08pm Addthis Wade Reichelderfer is among the recent hires at DuPont's newly expanded solar manufacturing plant in Circleville, Ohio. | Photo courtesy of DuPont. Wade Reichelderfer is among the recent hires at DuPont's newly expanded solar manufacturing plant in Circleville, Ohio. | Photo courtesy of DuPont. Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What does this project do? DuPont's newly expanded solar manufacturing plant in Circleville, Ohio, produces thin film materials to strengthen the durability of solar panels. To support the expansion project, DuPont created 70 new operational

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Energy At Work: Plant Expansion Creates Job Opportunities in Ohio |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy At Work: Plant Expansion Creates Job Opportunities in Ohio Energy At Work: Plant Expansion Creates Job Opportunities in Ohio Energy At Work: Plant Expansion Creates Job Opportunities in Ohio May 24, 2012 - 5:08pm Addthis Wade Reichelderfer is among the recent hires at DuPont's newly expanded solar manufacturing plant in Circleville, Ohio. | Photo courtesy of DuPont. Wade Reichelderfer is among the recent hires at DuPont's newly expanded solar manufacturing plant in Circleville, Ohio. | Photo courtesy of DuPont. Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What does this project do? DuPont's newly expanded solar manufacturing plant in Circleville, Ohio, produces thin film materials to strengthen the durability of solar panels. To support the expansion project, DuPont created 70 new operational

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Graduate & Postdoctoral Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

SI (Smithsonian Institution) USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) US FWS (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) Education Home About Clean Energy...

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Cool energy savings opportunities in commercial refrigeration  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The commercial sector consumes over 13 quads of primary energy annually. Most of this consumption (two-thirds) meets the energy needs of lighting and heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning. The largest consuming group of the remaining one-third is commercial refrigeration at about one quad annually (990 trillion Btu), valued at over $7 billion per year to the commercial sector consumer. Potential energy savings are estimated to be about 266 trillion Btu, with consumer savings valued at about $2 billion. This study provides the first known estimates of these values using a bottom-up approach. The authors evaluated numerous self-contained and engineered commercial refrigeration systems in this study, such as: supermarket central systems, beverage merchandisers, ice machines, and vending machines. Typical physical characteristics of each equipment type were identified at the component level for energy consumption. This information was used to form a detailed database from which they arrived at the estimate of 990 trillion Btu energy consumption for the major equipment types used in commercial refrigeration. Based on the implementation of the most cost-effective technology improvements for the seven major equipment types, they estimated an annual potential energy savings of 266 trillion Btu. Much of the savings can be realized with the implementation of high-efficiency fan motors and compressors. In many cases, payback can be realized within three years.

Westphalen, D.; Brodrick, J.; Zogg, R.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Clean Energy Opportunity Forum - Creating the New Energy Economy (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A presentation at the 22nd Industry Growth Forum by Marty Murphy about making connections and business opportunities in the cleantech industry.

Murphy, L. M.

2009-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

283

Federal Opportunities to Leverage the Commercial Building Energy Alliance  

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| Building Technologies Program | Building Technologies Program buildings.energy.gov Federal Opportunities to Leverage the Commercial Building Energy Alliance Brian Holuj Building Technologies Program March 15, 2012 IATF Technology Deployment Working Group - Commercial Building Energy Alliance Building owners and operators, efficiency organizations and DOE target common energy efficiency challenges and opportunities Retail and Food Commercial Real Estate Hospitals Service and Hospitality * 55 members * 2.2+ billion ft 2 * 95 members * 5.3+ billion ft 2 * 51 members * 0.5+ billion ft 2 Strength in numbers → Higher Ed sector added in 2011; new members join regularly www.commercialbuildings.energy.gov/alliances 1 | Building Technologies Program buildings.energy.gov Approx. market % from member reported ft

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Federal Opportunities to Leverage the Commercial Building Energy Alliance  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

| Building Technologies Program | Building Technologies Program buildings.energy.gov Federal Opportunities to Leverage the Commercial Building Energy Alliance Brian Holuj Building Technologies Program March 15, 2012 IATF Technology Deployment Working Group - Commercial Building Energy Alliance Building owners and operators, efficiency organizations and DOE target common energy efficiency challenges and opportunities Retail and Food Commercial Real Estate Hospitals Service and Hospitality * 55 members * 2.2+ billion ft 2 * 95 members * 5.3+ billion ft 2 * 51 members * 0.5+ billion ft 2 Strength in numbers → Higher Ed sector added in 2011; new members join regularly www.commercialbuildings.energy.gov/alliances 1 | Building Technologies Program buildings.energy.gov Approx. market % from member reported ft

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Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics! | Department of Energy  

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Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics! Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics! Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics! August 30, 2010 - 4:42pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Okay, so we already pointed out the Energy Basics Web site last week. Because I'm going to talk about something on the site, I wanted to remind you all of what it is: a brand new Web site on EERE that talks about the basics of how energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies work. A little place to find out the "What is it, and how does it work?" nuggets of information, basically. But I wanted to point out something in particular: the Energy 101 series of videos! There are two so far, although more will be posted in the future. The two that are there now, Wind Turbines Basics and Concentrating Solar Power

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Renewable Energy Opportunities at Fort Hood, Texas  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report presents the results of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's (PNNL) follow-on renewable energy (RE) assessment of Fort Hood. Fort Hood receives many solicitations from renewable energy vendors who are interested in doing projects on site. Based on specific requests from Fort Hood staff so they can better understand these proposals, and the results of PNNL's 2008 RE assessment of Fort Hood, the following resources were examined in this assessment: (1) Municipal solid waste (MSW) for waste-to-energy (WTE); (2) Wind; (3) Landfill gas; (4) Solar photovoltaics (PV); and (5) Shale gas. This report also examines the regulatory issues, development options, and environmental impacts for the promising RE resources, and includes a review of the RE market in Texas.

Solana, Amy E.; Warwick, William M.; Orrell, Alice C.; Russo, Bryan J.; Parker, Kyle R.; Weimar, Mark R.; Horner, Jacob A.; Manning, Anathea

2011-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Learning - Wind Energy Basics: How Wind Turbines Work  

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Wind Energy Basics: How Wind Turbines Work Wind Energy Basics: How Wind Turbines Work We have been harnessing the wind's energy for hundreds of years. From old Holland to farms in the United States, windmills have been used for pumping water or grinding grain. Today, the windmill's modern equivalent-a wind turbine-can use the wind's energy to generate electricity. Wind turbines, like windmills, are mounted on a tower to capture the most energy. At 100 feet (30 meters) or more aboveground, they can take advantage of the faster and less turbulent wind. Turbines catch the wind's energy with their propeller-like blades. Usually, two or three blades are mounted on a shaft to form a rotor. A blade acts much like an airplane wing. When the wind blows, a pocket of low-pressure air forms on the downwind side of the blade. The low-pressure

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Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics August 16, 2013 - 3:58pm Addthis A microhydropower system needs a turbine, pump, or waterwheel to transform the energy of flowing water into rotational energy, which is then converted into electricity. Turbines Turbines are commonly used to power microhydropower systems. The moving water strikes the turbine blades, much like a waterwheel, to spin a shaft. But turbines are more compact in relation to their energy output than waterwheels. They also have fewer gears and require less material for construction. There are two general types of turbines: impulse and reaction. Impulse Turbines Impulse turbines, which have the least complex design, are most commonly

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Photovoltaic Cell Quantum Efficiency Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Cell Quantum Efficiency Basics Cell Quantum Efficiency Basics Photovoltaic Cell Quantum Efficiency Basics August 20, 2013 - 3:05pm Addthis Quantum efficiency (QE) is the ratio of the number of charge carriers collected by a photovoltaic (PV) cell to the number of photons-or packets of light-of a given energy shining on the solar cell. Quantum efficiency therefore relates to the response of a solar cell to the various wavelengths in the spectrum of light shining on the cell. The QE is given as a function of either wavelength or energy. If all the photons of a certain wavelength are absorbed and the resulting minority carriers (for example, electrons in a p-type material) are collected, then the QE at that particular wavelength has a value of one. The QE for photons with energy below the bandgap is zero.

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Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics August 16, 2013 - 3:58pm Addthis A microhydropower system needs a turbine, pump, or waterwheel to transform the energy of flowing water into rotational energy, which is then converted into electricity. Turbines Turbines are commonly used to power microhydropower systems. The moving water strikes the turbine blades, much like a waterwheel, to spin a shaft. But turbines are more compact in relation to their energy output than waterwheels. They also have fewer gears and require less material for construction. There are two general types of turbines: impulse and reaction. Impulse Turbines Impulse turbines, which have the least complex design, are most commonly

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Assessment of the basic energy sciences program. Volume II. Appendices  

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A list of experts reviewing the Basic Energy Sciences (BES) program and their organizations are given. The assessment plan is explained; the program examined the following: quality of science being conducted in the program, quality of performers supported by the Basic Energy Sciences (BES) program, and the impact of the research on mission oriented needs. The intent of the assessment is to provide an indication of general status relative to these questions for the BES divisions. The approach to the assessment is described. The sampling plan which was used as a guide in determining the sample size and selecting the sample to evaluate the research program of the Office of Basic Energy Sciences are discussed. Special analyses were conducted on the dispersion of reviewers' ratings, the ratings of the lower funded projects, and the amount of time the principal investigator devoted to the project. These are presented in the final appendix together with histograms for individual rating variables for each program area. (MCW)

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Upcoming Funding Opportunity to Develop and Field Test Wind Energy Bat Impact Minimization Technologies  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

EERE's Wind Program announced a Notice of Intent to issue a funding opportunity entitled "Wind Energy Bat Impact Minimization Technologies and Field Testing Opportunities."

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Dairy Processing Industry  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

IRC) (2004b). Variable Frequency Drive Opportunities inIRC) (2004c). Variable Frequency Drive Opportunities inFreezers Using Variable Frequency Drives, Energy Systems

Brush, Adrian

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Opportunities to change development pathways toward lower greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Energy-efficiency standards for electric motors in Brazil-Electric Motor Systems Market Opportunities Assessment. Office of Energy Efficiency

Sathaye, Jayant

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Screening Pumping Systems for Energy Savings Opportunities  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

for Operating parameters: Operating traction ~h.ooo II Electric power, kWe I 154.0 II 151.5 II 108.2 I background information Electricily cost cents/kwhr ~15.40 'I' Annual energy, MWhr ) 1349.0 II 1327.3 II 947.41 Measured or required conditions: . Annual... for Operating parameters: Operating traction ~h.ooo II Electric power, kWe I 154.0 II 151.5 II 108.2 I background information Electricily cost cents/kwhr ~15.40 'I' Annual energy, MWhr ) 1349.0 II 1327.3 II 947.41 Measured or required conditions: . Annual...

Casada, D.

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Renewable Energy Opportunities at Fort Hood, Texas  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The document provides an overview of renewable resource potential at Fort Hood based primarily upon analysis of secondary data sources supplemented with limited on-site evaluations. The effort was funded by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) as follow-on to the 2005 DoD Renewables Assessment. This effort focuses on grid-connected generation of electricity from renewable energy sources and also ground source heat pumps for heating and cooling buildings, as directed by IMCOM.

Chvala, William D.; Warwick, William M.; Dixon, Douglas R.; Solana, Amy E.; Weimar, Mark R.; States, Jennifer C.; Reilly, Raymond W.

2008-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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BIT101 - EOTA Basic Instructor Training | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

BIT101 - EOTA Basic Instructor Training BIT101 - EOTA Basic Instructor Training BIT101 - EOTA Basic Instructor Training April 4, 2014 7:30AM MDT to April 18, 2014 5:00PM MDT Registration link: EOTA Registration Course Type: Classroom Training (Instructor-Led) Course Location: Phillips Technlogoy Institute (PTi) Kirtland Air Force Base, Building 1900 (Maxwell) Course Description: This course is offered to instructors who provide training to site personnel. The mission is to assure the quality and consistency of training provided to the Department of Energy facilities nationwide. The purpose is to train DOE and DOE contractor instructors in the basic teaching tools needed to provide effecitve and current training techniques, as well as make classroom activities a valuable learning experience.

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Energy Efficiency Opportunities in the Brewery Industry  

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--t -~?:"t 300?~ 200 . 100 o ? U.S. - -+ - Anheuser-Busch (US) ??? [J??? Coors (US) .. Canada ;( Austria ---0--Asahi (Japan) --0--Germany ? United Kingdom Figure 1. Physical primary energy intensities/or beer production/or selected countries.../a Heineken Zoeterwoude Netherlands CHP 5 n/a Anheuser-Busch US bioenergy recovery <2 10-15% of purchased system fuel saved Ontario Brewery Canada heat recovery from n/a 8 refrigeration Kirin, Tokyo Japan engine driven cooling 4 10% electricity savings I...

Worrell, E.; Galitsky, C.; Martin, N.

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Funding Opportunities  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Opportunity - Buildings University Innovators and Leaders Development (BUILD) http:energy.goveerebuildingsarticlesapply-funding-opportunity-buildings-university-innovato...

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Emerging Markets for Renewable Energy Certificates: Opportunities and Challenges  

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Markets for Markets for Renewable Energy Certificates: Opportunities and Challenges January 2005 * NREL/TP-620-37388 Ed Holt Ed Holt and Associates Inc. Lori Bird National Renewable Energy Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Operated for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by Midwest Research Institute * Battelle Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337 National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Operated for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by Midwest Research Institute * Battelle Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337

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Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics! | Department of Energy  

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Videos: Learn More About the Basics! Videos: Learn More About the Basics! Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics! August 30, 2010 - 4:42pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Okay, so we already pointed out the Energy Basics Web site last week. Because I'm going to talk about something on the site, I wanted to remind you all of what it is: a brand new Web site on EERE that talks about the basics of how energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies work. A little place to find out the "What is it, and how does it work?" nuggets of information, basically. But I wanted to point out something in particular: the Energy 101 series of videos! There are two so far, although more will be posted in the future. The two that are there now, Wind Turbines Basics and Concentrating Solar Power

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Combined Heat and Power Basics | Department of Energy  

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Combined Heat and Power Basics Combined Heat and Power Basics Combined Heat and Power Basics November 1, 2013 - 11:40am Addthis Combined heat and power (CHP), also known as cogeneration, is: A process flow diagram showing efficiency benefits of CHP CHP Process Flow Diagram The concurrent production of electricity or mechanical power and useful thermal energy (heating and/or cooling) from a single source of energy. A type of distributed generation, which, unlike central station generation, is located at or near the point of consumption. A suite of technologies that can use a variety of fuels to generate electricity or power at the point of use, allowing the heat that would normally be lost in the power generation process to be recovered to provide needed heating and/or cooling. CHP technology can be deployed quickly, cost-effectively, and with few

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Crystalline Silicon Photovolatic Cell Basics | Department of Energy  

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Crystalline Silicon Photovolatic Cell Basics Crystalline Silicon Photovolatic Cell Basics Crystalline Silicon Photovolatic Cell Basics August 19, 2013 - 4:58pm Addthis Crystalline silicon cells are made of silicon atoms connected to one another to form a crystal lattice. This lattice comprises the solid material that forms the photovoltaic (PV) cell's semiconductors. This section describes the atomic structure and bandgap energy of these cells. Atomic Structure Illustration of a silicon crystal with its 14 electrons orbiting a nucleus of protons and neutrons. As depicted in this simplified diagram, silicon has 14 electrons. The four electrons that orbit the nucleus in the outermost "valence" energy level are given to, accepted from, or shared with other atoms. All matter is composed of atoms, which are made up of positively charged

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Industrial Energy Audit Basics by an Energy Auditor  

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The purpose of an energy audit is the first step in energy cost control. There are two types of energy audits Traditional and Investment grades. The process of an energy audit consists of collecting and then processing data, specifying changes...

Phillips, J.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT U. S. Department of Energy  

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U. S. Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research Funding Opportunity Announcement: DE-FOA-0000998 Announcement Type: Initial CFDA Number: 81.121 Issue Date: October 31, 2013 Pre-Application (Mandatory) Due Date: December 2, 2013 at 8:00 PM ET Application Due Date: April 3, 2014 at 8:00 PM ET Page 2 of 87 Table of Contents PART I - FUNDING OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTIONS ................................................................. 7 A. STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVES....................................................................................... 7 1. Background and Objectives ................................................................................................. 7

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Now Open: Postdoc award opportunity for solar energy researchers  

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In order to spur innovation in solar energy, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is now accepting applications for postdoctoral researchers in solar energy to participate in the EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards. The EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards program supports research on energy efficiency and renewable energy to help solve our nations energy challenges. This year, this exciting program will offer up to five recent Ph.D. recipients the opportunity to conduct applied research projects to advance breakthrough solar energy technologies at universities, national laboratories and other research facilities. Former recipients of the EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards are now faculty and staff scientists at major research institutions and national laboratories.

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Energy Dept. Awards $22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research |  

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Energy Dept. Awards $22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research Energy Dept. Awards $22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research Energy Dept. Awards $22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research May 22, 2007 - 1:24pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $22.7 million in basic research projects aimed at improving the capture, conversion and use of solar energy. The research will help increase the amount of solar power in the nation's energy supply. "These projects are part of our aggressive basic research in the physical sciences--what I call 'transformational science'--aimed at achieving a new generation of breakthrough technologies that will push the cost-effectiveness of renewable energy sources to levels comparable to petroleum and natural gas sources," Under Secretary for Science Dr. Raymond

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Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Federal High Performance Computing Data Centers  

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Efficiency Efficiency Opportunities in Federal High Performance Computing Data Centers Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy Federal Energy Management Program By Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Rod Mahdavi, P.E. LEED A.P. September 2013 2 Contacts Rod Mahdavi, P.E. LEED AP Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (510) 495-2259 rmahdavi@lbl.gov For more information on FEMP: Will Lintner, P.E. Federal Energy Management Program U.S. Department of Energy (202) 586-3120 william.lintner@ee.doe.gov 3 Contents Executive Summary .................................................................................................... 6 Overview .................................................................................................................... 7

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Opportunities for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response in the California  

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Opportunities for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response in the California Opportunities for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response in the California Cement Industry Title Opportunities for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response in the California Cement Industry Publication Type Report LBNL Report Number LBNL-4849E Year of Publication 2010 Authors Olsen, Daniel, Sasank Goli, David Faulkner, and Aimee T. McKane Date Published 12/2010 Publisher CEC/LBNL Keywords cement industry, cement sector, demand response, electricity use, energy efficiency, market sectors, mineral manufacturing, technologies Abstract This study examines the characteristics of cement plants and their ability to shed or shift load to participate in demand response (DR). Relevant factors investigated include the various equipment and processes used to make cement, the operational limitations cement plants are subject to, and the quantities and sources of energy used in the cement-making process. Opportunities for energy efficiency improvements are also reviewed. The results suggest that cement plants are good candidates for DR participation. The cement industry consumes over 400 trillion Btu of energy annually in the United States, and consumes over 150 MW of electricity in California alone. The chemical reactions required to make cement occur only in the cement kiln, and intermediate products are routinely stored between processing stages without negative effects. Cement plants also operate continuously for months at a time between shutdowns, allowing flexibility in operational scheduling. In addition, several examples of cement plants altering their electricity consumption based on utility incentives are discussed. Further study is needed to determine the practical potential for automated demand response (Auto-DR) and to investigate the magnitude and shape of achievable sheds and shifts.

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CSP: Perspectives and Opportunities Webinar | Open Energy Information  

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CSP: Perspectives and Opportunities Webinar CSP: Perspectives and Opportunities Webinar Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Concentrating Solar Power Overview Webinar Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, United States Department of Energy, Centro de Energías Renovables (CER) Sector: Energy Focus Area: Solar, - Concentrating Solar Power Resource Type: Webinar, Training materials Website: www.nrel.gov/csp/ References: Concentrating Solar Power Overview [1] Webinar Video Click here to watch the webinar https://mmancusa.webex.com/mmancusa/ldr.php?AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=42294577&rKey=2b8c3800c9c1c824 Presentation Speaker Biography Craig S. Turchi-Senior Engineer II Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University B.S. Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University

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Opportunities and Domestic Barriers to Clean Energy Investment in Chile |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Opportunities and Domestic Barriers to Clean Energy Investment in Chile Opportunities and Domestic Barriers to Clean Energy Investment in Chile Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Opportunities and Domestic Barriers to Clean Energy Investment in Chile Agency/Company /Organization: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Topics: Finance, Market analysis, Background analysis Website: www.iisd.org/pdf/2010/bali_2_copenhagen_Chile_Jun2010.pdf Country: Chile UN Region: Latin America and the Caribbean Coordinates: -35.675147°, -71.542969° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":-35.675147,"lon":-71.542969,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Institutional Change Basics for Sustainability | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Program Areas » Institutional Change » Institutional Change Program Areas » Institutional Change » Institutional Change Basics for Sustainability Institutional Change Basics for Sustainability October 8, 2013 - 10:55am Addthis Training Available Graphic of the eTraining logo Sustainable Institutional Change for Federal Facility Managers: Learn strategies to change behavior to meet sustainability goals by completing this FEMP eTraining course. Institutional change integrates technology, policy, and behavior to make new sustainability practices and perspectives become a typical part of how an agency operates. For example: Technology provides means to decrease energy and resource use. Policy provides directives to decrease energy and resource use. Institutional and individual behaviors provide avenues to ensure technologies, and policies are used effectively in meeting energy and

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Passive Solar Building Design Basics | Department of Energy  

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Passive Solar Building Design Basics Passive Solar Building Design Basics Passive Solar Building Design Basics July 30, 2013 - 3:20pm Addthis The difference between a passive solar home and a conventional home is design. Passive solar homes and other buildings are designed to take advantage of the local climate. Passive solar design-also known as climatic design-involves using a building's windows, walls, and floors to collect, store, and distribute solar energy in the form of heat in the winter and reject solar heat in the summer. Learn how passive solar design techniques work. Direct Gain Direct gain is the process by which sunlight directly enters a building through the windows and is absorbed and temporarily stored in massive floors or walls. Indirect Gain Indirect gain is the process by which the sun warms a heat storage

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Bio-Based Product Basics | Department of Energy  

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Bio-Based Product Basics Bio-Based Product Basics Bio-Based Product Basics August 14, 2013 - 1:19pm Addthis Almost all of the products we currently make from fossil fuels can also be made from biomass. These bioproducts, or bio-based products, are not only made from renewable sources, but they also often require less energy to produce than petroleum-based ones. Researchers have discovered that the process for making biofuels also can be used to make antifreeze, plastics, glues, artificial sweeteners, and gel for toothpaste. Other important building blocks for bio-based products are carbon monoxide and hydrogen. When biomass is heated with a small amount of oxygen, these two gases are produced in abundance. Scientists call this mixture biosynthesis gas. Biosynthesis gas can be used to make plastics and acids,

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High-Intensity Discharge Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

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High-Intensity Discharge Lighting Basics High-Intensity Discharge Lighting Basics High-Intensity Discharge Lighting Basics August 15, 2013 - 5:59pm Addthis High-intensity discharge (HID) lighting provides the highest efficacy and longest service life of any lighting type. It can save 75%-90% of lighting energy when it replaces incandescent lighting. Illustration of a high-intensity discharge (HID) lIllustration amp. The lamp is a tall cylindrical shape, and a cutout of the outer tube shows the materials inside. A long, thin cylinder called the arc tube runs through the lamp between two electrodes. The space around the arc tube is labeled as a vacuum. In a high-intensity discharge lamp, electricity arcs between two electrodes, creating an intensely bright light. Mercury, sodium, or metal halide gas

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Low-Pressure Sodium Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

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Low-Pressure Sodium Lighting Basics Low-Pressure Sodium Lighting Basics Low-Pressure Sodium Lighting Basics August 16, 2013 - 10:17am Addthis Low-pressure sodium lighting provides more energy-efficient outdoor lighting than high-intensity discharge lighting, but it has very poor color rendition. Typical applications include highway and security lighting, where color is not important. Low-pressure sodium lamps work somewhat like fluorescent lamps. Like high-intensity discharge lighting, low-pressure sodium lamps require up to 10 minutes to start and have to cool before they can restart. Therefore, they are most suitable for applications in which they stay on for hours at a time. They are not suitable for use with motion detectors. The chart below compares low-pressure sodium lamps and high-intensity

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Bio-Based Product Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Bio-Based Product Basics Bio-Based Product Basics Bio-Based Product Basics August 14, 2013 - 1:19pm Addthis Almost all of the products we currently make from fossil fuels can also be made from biomass. These bioproducts, or bio-based products, are not only made from renewable sources, but they also often require less energy to produce than petroleum-based ones. Researchers have discovered that the process for making biofuels also can be used to make antifreeze, plastics, glues, artificial sweeteners, and gel for toothpaste. Other important building blocks for bio-based products are carbon monoxide and hydrogen. When biomass is heated with a small amount of oxygen, these two gases are produced in abundance. Scientists call this mixture biosynthesis gas. Biosynthesis gas can be used to make plastics and acids,

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Energy Dept. Awards $22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research |  

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22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research 22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research Energy Dept. Awards $22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research May 22, 2007 - 1:24pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $22.7 million in basic research projects aimed at improving the capture, conversion and use of solar energy. The research will help increase the amount of solar power in the nation's energy supply. "These projects are part of our aggressive basic research in the physical sciences--what I call 'transformational science'--aimed at achieving a new generation of breakthrough technologies that will push the cost-effectiveness of renewable energy sources to levels comparable to petroleum and natural gas sources," Under Secretary for Science Dr. Raymond

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Water Power R&D Opportunity: Energy Department Announces $125 Million for Transformational Energy Projects  

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On January 7, the Energy Departments Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy (ARPA-E) announced $125 million in available funding for its third open funding opportunity announcement, OPEN 2015....

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Geothermal, Energy Efficiency, and Solar PV Opportunities at Nissan USE  

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Geothermal, Energy Efficiency, and Solar PV Opportunities at Nissan USA May 21st, 2014 Robinson Ford Justin Ong Jake Reeder Vikram Sridar Rica Zhang ESL-IE-14-05-04 Proceedings of the Thrity-Sixth Industrial Energy Technology Conference New... Orleans, LA. May 20-23, 2014 Carbon Goal is Driving Innovation ESL-IE-14-05-04 Proceedings of the Thrity-Sixth Industrial Energy Technology Conference New Orleans, LA. May 20-23, 2014 Research Areas Geothermal Solar Photovoltaics EE Verification ESL...

Ford, R.; Ong, J.; Reeder, J.; Sridar, V.; Zhang, R.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Opportunities for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response in the California Cement Industry  

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OpportunitiesforEnergy EfficiencyandDemandResponseinAgricultural/WaterEnd?UseEnergyEfficiencyProgram. i1 4.0 EnergyEfficiencyandDemandResponse

Olsen, Daniel

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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State Energy Program 2013 Competitive Awards Funding Opportunity Announcement Number: DE-FOA-0000839  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program (WIP) State Energy Program (SEP) Program Year 2013 competitive awards funding opportunity announcement for state energy offices.

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California Energy Commission The California Energy Commission is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER equal opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin,  

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California Energy Commission The California Energy Commission is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER ­ equal opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital about the above, and other programs at the California Energy Commission, visit our website at www.energy

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Industrial Energy Audit Basics by an Energy Auditor  

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and expenses and not coming in as savings. There must also be a project manager assigned to coordinate communications. The Investment Grade audit makes continuous commissioning and performance contracting possible. With the high cost of energy today, energy...

Phillips, J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy-Efficiency Improvement Opportunities for the Textile Industry  

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The textile industry is one of the most complicated manufacturing industries because it is a fragmented and heterogeneous sector dominated by small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Energy is one of the main cost factors in the textile industry. Especially in times of high energy price volatility, improving energy efficiency should be a primary concern for textile plants. There are various energy-efficiency opportunities that exist in every textile plant, many of which are cost-effective. However, even cost-effective options often are not implemented in textile plants mostly because of limited information on how to implement energy-efficiency measures, especially given the fact that a majority of textile plants are categorized as SMEs and hence they have limited resources to acquire this information. Know-how on energy-efficiency technologies and practices should, therefore, be prepared and disseminated to textile plants. This guidebook provides information on energy-efficiency technologies and measures applicable to the textile industry. The guidebook includes case studies from textile plants around the world and includes energy savings and cost information when available. First, the guidebook gives a brief overview of the textile industry around the world, with an explanation of major textile processes. An analysis of the type and the share of energy used in different textile processes is also included in the guidebook. Subsequently, energy-efficiency improvement opportunities available within some of the major textile sub-sectors are given with a brief explanation of each measure. The conclusion includes a short section dedicated to highlighting a few emerging technologies in the textile industry as well as the potential for the use of renewable energy in the textile industry.

China Energy Group; Hasanbeigi, Ali

2010-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

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ITP Distributed Energy: State of Washington Clean Energy Opportunity...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

potential including clean heat and power (CHP)cogeneration, waste heat recovery for power and heat, and district energy. This brief white paper by the Northwest Clean Energy...

327

Energy Savings Certificate Markets: Opportunities and Implementation Barriers  

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6A2-45970 6A2-45970 July 2009 Energy Savings Certificate Markets: Opportunities and Implementation Barriers Barry Friedman and Lori Bird National Renewable Energy Laboratory Galen Barbose Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Presented at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Third International Conference on Energy Sustainability San Francisco, California July 19-23, 2009 NOTICE The submitted manuscript has been offered by an employee of the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (ASE), a contractor of the US Government under Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308. Accordingly, the US Government and ASE retain a nonexclusive royalty-free license to publish or reproduce the published form of this contribution, or allow others to do so, for US Government purposes.

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Clean Energy Finance Guide (Chapter 5: Basic Concepts for Clean Energy Unsecured Lending and Loan Loss Reserve Funds)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Provides basic concepts for Clean Energy Unsecured Lending and Loan Loss Reserve Funds. Author: U. S. Department of Energy

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Industrial Energy Auditing: An Opportunity for Improving Energy Efficiency and Industrial Competitiveness  

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INDUSTRIAL ENERGY AUDITING: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND INDUSTRIAL COMPETITIVENESS CHARLES GLASER, PROGRAM MANAGER, IMPLEMENTATION AND DEPLOYMENT DIVISION OFFICE OF INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY..., WASHINGTON, D.C. ABSTRACT This paper describes the Department of Energy's industrial energy auditing program, its achievements to date, and future plans. The Energy Analysis and Diagnostic Center (EADC) Program provides no-cost energy audits to small...

Glaser, C.

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Future Fuels: Issues and Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Fuels: Issues and Opportunities Future Fuels: Issues and Opportunities 2005 Diesel Engine Emissions Reduction (DEER) Conference Presentations and Posters 2005deerbeard.pdf More...

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Informational Webinar: Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) Funding Opportunity Announcement  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) Funding Opportunity Announcement Informational Webinar," focusing on the...

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Global Solar Opportunity Tool: A Tool for Policy Makers and Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

and Energy Analysts Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Global Solar Opportunity Tool: A Tool for Policy Makers and Energy Analysts Focus Area: Solar...

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Concentrating Solar Power Tower System Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Concentrating Solar Power Tower System Basics Concentrating Solar Power Tower System Basics Concentrating Solar Power Tower System Basics August 20, 2013 - 5:06pm Addthis In power tower concentrating solar power systems, numerous large, flat, sun-tracking mirrors, known as heliostats, focus sunlight onto a receiver at the top of a tall tower. A heat-transfer fluid heated in the receiver is used to generate steam, which, in turn, is used in a conventional turbine generator to produce electricity. Some power towers use water/steam as the heat-transfer fluid. Other advanced designs are experimenting with molten nitrate salt because of its superior heat-transfer and energy-storage capabilities. Individual commercial plants can be sized to produce up to 200 megawatts of electricity. Illustration of a power tower power plant. Sunlight is shown reflecting off a series of heliostats surrounding the tower and onto the receiver at the top of the tower. The hot heat-transfer fluid exiting from the receiver flows down the tower, into a feedwater reheater, and then into a turbine, which generates electricity that is fed into the power grid. The cool heat-transfer fluid exiting the turbine flows into a steam condenser to be cooled and sent back up the tower to the receiver.

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Future Directions, Challenges and Opportunities in Nuclear Energy  

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The renaissance of nuclear energy for electricity and hydrogen production and process heat for other potential applications is moving ahead rapidly. Both near- and far-term roles are envisioned for this important energy technology, and each of these roles will have its own particular technical challenges and opportunities. Numerous power producers world-wide are actively considering the construction of new nuclear power plants for the production of electricity in the near-term. The U.S. Department of Energy has announced plans to develop both the next generation of nuclear power plants and the technology necessary to recycle used nuclear fuel. These exciting technologies will bring novel challenges to their developers and designers as they push the knowledge base in materials utilization, high temperatures and pressures, extended operating cycles, and extreme operating environments. Development of the techniques and methods to interrogate, understand, manage and control these devices will be crucial to enabling the full extension of these technologies.

Andy Klein; Jack Lance

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass Basics: The Facts About Bioenergy | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Basics: The Facts About Bioenergy Biomass Basics: The Facts About Bioenergy This document provides general information about bioenergy and its creation and potential uses....

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Combined Heat and Power Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Technical Assistance Combined Heat & Power Deployment Combined Heat and Power Basics Combined Heat and Power Basics Combined heat and power (CHP), also known as cogeneration,...

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Funding Opportunity Announcement: Recovery Act ? Energy Efficiency and Conversation Block Grants ? Formula Grants  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Funding opportunity announcement for the Energy Efficiency and Conversation Block Grants, an opportunity open from March 26, 2009 to May 26, 2009 for state applicants and June 25, 2009 for local government and tribal applicants.

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Large Scale Computing and Storage Requirements for Basic Energy Sciences Research  

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February 9-10, 2010 DOE Office of Science Office of BasicDepartment of Energy, Office of Science, Advanced ScientificDirectors of the Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy

Gerber, Richard

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy savings opportunity survey, Fort Bliss, Texas. Executive summary  

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This Energy Savings Opportunity Survey (ESOS) at Ft. Bliss Texas was prepared by Engineering Design Management, Inc., St. Louis, MO., under contract with the Department of the Army, Fort Worth District, Corps of Engineers. In summary, the ESOS can be divided into six essentially separate studies. These are: (1) Re-evaluate previous ECIP on family housing ceiling insulation. (2) Examine 60 to 400 Hz converters for opportunities to reduce utility costs. Review includes examination of alternative technologies, as well as optional utilization of existing stock. (3) Examine the possibility of adding additional storage to potable water system to allow pumping during `off peak` hours as defined by local utility. Savings will occur as demand savings. (4) Study three `typical` buildings on base for savings due to fenestration improvements. These improvements include exterior shading, double pane glazing, reflective films, and window area reduction. (5) Evaluate the feasibility of down-sizing existing transformers and/or connecting additional load to improve transformer utilization and reduce transformer core energy losses. (6) Evaluate the feasibility of implementing several common ECOs at the base. These ECOs include wall and roof insulation, timeclocks, etc.

NONE

1986-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Savings Certificate Markets: Opportunities and Implementation Barriers  

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Early experiences with energy savings certificates (ESCs) have revealed their merits and the challenges associated with them. While in the United States ESC markets have yet to gain significant traction, lessons can be drawn from early experiences in the states of Connecticut and New York, as well as from established markets in Italy, France, and elsewhere. The staying power of European examples demonstrates that ESCs can help initiate more efficiency projects. This article compares ESCs with renewable energy certificates (RECs), looks at the unique opportunities and challenges they present, and reviews solutions and best practices demonstrated by early ESC markets. Three major potential ESC market types are also reviewed: compliance, voluntary, and carbon. Additionally, factors that will benefit ESC markets in the United States are examined: new state EEPS policies, public interest in tools to mitigate climate change, and the growing interest in a voluntary market for ESCs.

Friedman, B.; Bird, L.; Barbose, G.

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Energy Efficiency Improvement Opportunities for the Cement Industry  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report provides information on the energy savings, costs, and carbon dioxide emissions reductions associated with implementation of a number of technologies and measures applicable to the cement industry. The technologies and measures include both state-of-the-art measures that are currently in use in cement enterprises worldwide as well as advanced measures that are either only in limited use or are near commercialization. This report focuses mainly on retrofit measures using commercially available technologies, but many of these technologies are applicable for new plants as well. Where possible, for each technology or measure, costs and energy savings per tonne of cement produced are estimated and then carbon dioxide emissions reductions are calculated based on the fuels used at the process step to which the technology or measure is applied. The analysis of cement kiln energy-efficiency opportunities is divided into technologies and measures that are applicable to the different stages of production and various kiln types used in China: raw materials (and fuel) preparation; clinker making (applicable to all kilns, rotary kilns only, vertical shaft kilns only); and finish grinding; as well as plant wide measures and product and feedstock changes that will reduce energy consumption for clinker making. Table 1 lists all measures in this report by process to which they apply, including plant wide measures and product or feedstock changes. Tables 2 through 8 provide the following information for each technology: fuel and electricity savings per tonne of cement; annual operating and capital costs per tonne of cement or estimated payback period; and, carbon dioxide emissions reductions for each measure applied to the production of cement. This information was originally collected for a report on the U.S. cement industry (Worrell and Galitsky, 2004) and a report on opportunities for China's cement kilns (Price and Galitsky, in press). The information provided in this report is based on publicly-available reports, journal articles, and case studies from applications of technologies around the world.

Price, Lynn; Worrell, Ernst; Galitsky, Christina; Price, Lynn

2008-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Dairy Processing Industry: An ENERGY STAR? Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

IRC) (2004b). Variable Frequency Drive Opportunities inIRC) (2004c). Variable Frequency Drive Opportunities inFreezers Using Variable Frequency Drives, Energy Systems

Brush, Adrian

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

Nuclear-renewable hybrid energy systems: Opportunities, interconnections, and needs  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

As the U.S. energy system evolves, the amount of electricity from variable-generation sources is likely to increase, which could result in additional times when electricity demand is lower than available production. Thus, purveyors of technologies that traditionally have provided base-load electricitysuch as nuclear power plantscan explore new operating procedures to deal with the associated market signals. Concurrently, innovations in nuclear reactor design coupled with sophisticated control systems now allow for more complex apportionment of heat within an integrated system such as one linked to energy-intensive chemical processes. This paper explores one opportunity nuclear-renewable hybrid energy systems. These are defined as integrated facilities comprised of nuclear reactors, renewable energy generation, and industrial processes that can simultaneously address the need for grid flexibility, greenhouse gas emission reductions, and optimal use of investment capital. Six aspects of interaction (interconnections) between elements of nuclear-renewable hybrid energy systems are identified: Thermal, electrical, chemical, hydrogen, mechanical, and information. Additionally, system-level aspects affect selection, design, and operation of this hybrid system type. Throughout the paper, gaps and research needs are identified to promote further exploration of the topic.

Mark F. Ruth; Owen R. Zinaman; Mark Antkowiak; Richard D. Boardman; Robert S. Cherry; Morgan D. Bazilian

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

NSF Workshop on Emerging Opportunities of Nanoscience to Energy Conversion and Storage  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

NSF Workshop on Emerging Opportunities of Nanoscience to Energy Conversion and Storage Download PDF: Nanoelectronics for Energy Conversion by Stuart Lindsay Section 6: BioNano Techniques for Energy Applications by T:NationalScienceFoundation(NSF)Sponsoredby:NationalScienceFoundation(NSF) #12;#12;NSF Workshop on Emerging Opportunities of Nanoscience to Energy Conversion and Storage Summary

Reif, John H.

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Opportunities for the Use of Renewable Energy in Road Transport | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Opportunities for the Use of Renewable Energy in Road Transport Opportunities for the Use of Renewable Energy in Road Transport Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Opportunities for the Use of Renewable Energy in Road Transport Agency/Company /Organization: Renewable Energy Technology Deployment Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Transportation Topics: Implementation, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Publications, Guide/manual Website: www.iea-retd.org/files/RETRANS_PolicyMakersReport_final.pdf Opportunities for the Use of Renewable Energy in Road Transport Screenshot References: Opportunities for the Use of Renewable Energy in Road Transport[1] "This report discusses the current state of the art of the use of options for using renewable energies in road transport, and explores possible

346

Opportunity and Enterprise Zones (Oklahoma) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Opportunity and Enterprise Zones (Oklahoma) Opportunity and Enterprise Zones (Oklahoma) Opportunity and Enterprise Zones (Oklahoma) < Back Eligibility Utility Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility Industrial Construction Municipal/Public Utility Installer/Contractor Rural Electric Cooperative Retail Supplier Institutional Systems Integrator Fuel Distributor Transportation Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Oklahoma Program Type Enterprise Zone Provider Oklahoma Department of Commerce Opportunity and Enterprise Zones provide enhanced financial incentives for businesses located in such zones aimed at stimulating economic expansion in rural and disadvantaged communities Opportunity Zones are those census

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Missouri Agricultural Energy Saving Team-A Revolutionary Opportunity (MAESTRO)  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Missouri Agricultural Energy Saving Team-A Revolutionary Opportunity (MAESTRO) program brought together a team of representatives from government, academia, and private industry to enhance the availability of energy efficiency services for small livestock producers in the State of Missouri. The Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) managed the project via a subcontract with the University of Missouri (MU), College of Agriculture Food and Natural Resources, MU Extension, the MU College of Human Environmental Sciences, the MU College of Engineering, and the Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA). MU teamed with EnSave, Inc, a nationally-recognized expert in agricultural energy efficiency to assist with marketing, outreach, provision of farm energy audits and customer service. MU also teamed with independent home contractors to facilitate energy audits of the farm buildings and homes of these livestock producers. The goals of the project were to: (1) improve the environment by reducing fossil fuel emissions and reducing the total energy used on small animal farms; (2) stimulate the economy of local and regional communities by creating or retaining jobs; and (3) improve the profitability of Missouri livestock producers by reducing their energy expenditures. Historically, Missouri scientists/engineers conducted programs on energy use in agriculture, such as in equipment, grain handling and tillage practices. The MAESTRO program was the first to focus strictly on energy efficiency associated with livestock production systems in Missouri and to investigate the applicability and potential of addressing energy efficiency in animal production from a building efficiency perspective. A. Project Objectives The goal of the MAESTRO program was to strengthen the financial viability and environmental soundness of Missouri's small animal farms by helping them implement energy efficient technologies for the production facility, farm buildings, and the homes on these farms. The expected measurable outcomes of the project were to improve the environment and stimulate the economy by: Reducing annual fossil fuel emissions by 1,942 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent, reducing the total annual energy use on at least 323 small animal farms and 100 farm homes by at least 8,000 kWh and 2,343 therms per farm. Stimulating the economy by creating or retaining at least 69 jobs, and saving small animal farmers an average of $2,071 per farm in annual energy expenditures. B. Project Scope The MAESTRO team chose the target population of small farms because while all agriculture is traditionally underserved in energy efficiency programs, small farms were particularly underserved because they lack the financial resources and access to energy efficiency technologies that larger farms deploy. The MAESTRO team reasoned that energy conservation, financial and educational programs developed while serving the agricultural community could serve as a national model for other states and their agricultural sectors. The target population was approximately 2,365 small animal farm operations in Missouri, specifically those farms that were not by definition a confined animal feeding operation (CAFO). The program was designed to create jobs by training Missouri contractors and Missouri University Extension staff how to conduct farm audits. The local economy would be stimulated by an increase in construction activity and an increasing demand for energy efficient farm equipment. Additionally, the energy savings were deemed critical in keeping Missouri farms in business. This project leveraged funds using a combination of funds from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Missouri Energy Center and its Soil and Water Conservation Program, from the state's Linked Deposits, MASBDA's agricultural loan guarantee programs, and through the in-kind contribution of faculty and staff time to the project from these agencies and MU. Several hundred Missouri livestock producers were contacted during the MAESTRO project. Of the

McIntosh, Jane [MDA; Schumacher, Leon [University of Missouri

2014-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

348

Basic hydrodynamic aspects of a solar energy based desalination process  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The theoretical feasibility of a solar energy based desalination scheme is analyzed in this study. The proposed scheme exploits the vapor pressure difference between fluids of different salinities and temperatures to produce fresh water from seawater. The scheme`s basic components are a seawater column, an injection pipe heated on top through a heat exchanger loop, a withdrawal pipe, a vacuum chamber filled with vapour, and a fresh water column cooled on top where vapour condenses into fresh water. A mathematical model was developed to simulate unsteady mass, heat and solute transfer during the desalination process. The governing equations were integrated numerically in space and time through a finite difference technique. The numerical simulations considered both steady-state and time dependent heat sources. The numerical results proved the theoretical feasibility of the proposed desalination scheme. However, the presence of an unsteady heat source, typical to solar energy based schemes, may lead to an unstable density profile in the water column and reduce the scheme efficiency if not properly controlled. 16 refs., 8 figs.

Bemporad, G.A. [ISMES Spa, Bergamo (Italy)] [ISMES Spa, Bergamo (Italy)

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Opportunities of Conserving Energy on an Existing Institutional Building: Case Study  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

-cooled reciprocating chillers which is operating round the clock. A preliminary energy audit technique was conducted to evaluate the building energy performance and identify opportunities of saving energy. In addition to the walk-through technique also mini...

Alajmi, A. F.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Exploring Opportunities for Energy Efficiency as a Revenue Stream in the Forward Capacity Markets  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Provides information for energy efficiency programs on the opportunities and challenges associated with participating in forward capacity markets and reliability pricing models as potential revenue streams.

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EM Hosts Business Opportunity Forum | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

- 3:00pm Addthis EM Acquisition and Project Management Deputy Assistant Secretary Jack Surash speaks to participants of EM's Business Opportunity Forum. EM Acquisition and Project...

352

EM Launches Forum on Business Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Related Articles EM Acquisition and Project Management Deputy Assistant Secretary Jack Surash speaks to participants of EM's Business Opportunity Forum. EM Hosts Business...

353

Save Energy Now Data Center Assessments to Identify Efficiency Opportunities  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Power Point presentation from a Webcast held on November 13, 2008, to discuss DOE's and FEMP's data center assessments that can identify efficiency opportunities.

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BENEFIT 2015 Funding Opportunity Webinar | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0001166 seeks to advance non-vapor compression HVAC technologies and advanced vapor compression HVAC technologies. Questions about this FOA...

355

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry An ENERGY STAR(R) Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

opportunities, recommend energy efficiency actions, developSummer Study on Energy efficiency in Industry. AmericanACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, ACEEE,

Worrell, Ernst

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

DOE Office of Indian Energy Foundational Course on Electricity Grid Basics  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Basics Energy Basics ELECTRICITY GRID BASICS Presented by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory Course Outline What we will cover...  About the DOE Office of Indian Energy Education Initiative  Course Introduction  Interconnection of Electric Power Systems  Technology Overview: - Conventional Generators - Transmission Systems - Substations - Distribution Systems  Policy and Tribal Utilities  Information & Resources 2 Introduction The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy & Programs is responsible for assisting Tribes with energy planning and development, infrastructure, energy costs, and electrification of Indian lands and homes. As part of this commitment and on behalf of

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Vehicle Technology and Alternative Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Vehicle Technology and Alternative Fuel Basics Vehicle Technology and Alternative Fuel Basics Vehicle Technology and Alternative Fuel Basics Photo of an electric car plugged in and charging. Learn more about exciting technologies and ongoing research in alternative and advanced vehicles-or vehicles that run on fuels other than traditional petroleum. Alternative Vehicles There are a variety of alternative vehicle fuels available. Learn more about: Electric Vehicles Flexible Fuel Vehicles Fuel Cell Vehicles Hybrid Electric Vehicles Natural Gas Vehicles Propane Vehicles Also learn about: Vehicle Battery Basics Vehicle Emissions Basics Alternative Fuels There are a number of alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles. Learn more about the following types of vehicles: Biodiesel Electricity Ethanol Hydrogen Natural Gas

358

ScienceforEnergyTechnology: StrengtheningtheLinkBetweenBasicResearchandIndustry  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

economic and jobs growth. These challenges are linked: the global demand for clean sustainable energy is an unprecedented economic opportunity for creating jobs and exporting energy technology to the developing, and low-carbon energy technologies such as solar energy, carbon sequestration, nuclear energy, electricity

Rollins, Andrew M.

359

Energy baseline and energy efficiency resource opportunities for the Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report provides recommendations to improve the energy use efficiency at the Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, Wisconsin. The assessment focuses upon the four largest buildings and central heating plant at the facility comprising a total of approximately 287,000 square feet. The analysis is comprehensive in nature, intended primarily to determine what if any energy efficiency improvements are warranted based upon the potential for cost-effective energy savings. Because of this breadth, not all opportunities are developed in detail; however, baseline energy consumption data and energy savings concepts are described to provide a foundation for detailed investigation and project design where warranted.

Mazzucchi, R.P. [SBW Consulting Co., Bellevue, WA (US); Richman, E.E.; Parker, G.B. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (US)

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Webinar: DOE Funding Opportunity for the Deployment of Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency on Indian Lands (DE-FOA-0001021)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The intent of this webinar is to provide information for potential applicants to the Energy Departments Funding Opportunity for the Deployment of Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency on Indian Lands ...

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DOE Office of Indian Energy Foundational Course Webinar: Electricity Grid Basics Text Version  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Electricity Grid Basics Electricity Grid Basics Webinar (text version) Below is the text version of the Webinar titled "DOE Office of Indian Energy Foundational Courses Renewable Energy Technologies: Electricity Grid Basics." Amy Hollander: Hello. I'm Amy Hollander with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Welcome to today's Webinar on Electricity Grid Basics sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs. This webinar is being recorded from DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory's brand new state-of-the-art net-zero energy research support facility in Golden, Colorado. This presentation on electricity grid basics is one of nine foundational webinars in the series from the DOE Office of Indian Energy and Education Initiative, designed to assist

362

Identifying Cost-Effective Residential Energy Efficiency Opportunities for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

This analysis is an update to the Energy Efficiency Potential report completed by KEMA for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) and identifies potential energy efficiency opportunities in the residential sector on Kauai (KEMA 2005).

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Our Most Popular Energy Conservation Opportunities - Ideas That Could Save Big Dollars For You  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

from which over 250 Energy Conservation Opportunities (ECO's) have been identified and analyzed. This paper, however, analyzes the 48 distinct ECO's suggested in the first 50 industrial energy audits. The primary objective of this paper...

Whitney, R. D.; Al-Qattan, I. Y.; Turner, W. C.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weatherization Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona Weatherization Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona September 15, 2010 - 2:55pm Addthis Kevin Craft Gaylene Soper loves her job with the Northern Arizona Council on Governments' (NACOG) weatherization assistance program, because it affords her the opportunity to help senior citizens. "A lot of senior citizens' only source of income is their social security money, and we help them save a lot of it by reducing their utility bills," says Soper. "It's a wonderful program." Soper came to her job as NACOG's administrative specialist in September 2009, several months after she was laid off of her last job as an office manager. Soper brings good experience to NACOG, having spent twenty years working for construction companies.

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Missouri Agricultural and Energy Saving Team A Revolutionary Opportunity (MAESTRO)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

''''' Note: Rates listed below are for farmers who signed up for the program by January 1, 2011. Information regarding future funding opportunities will be posted here when it becomes available. '''''

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Apply: Funding Opportunity - Advancing Solutions to Improve Energy...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

over 10 years, train workers, create jobs, and result in programs that will be self-sustaining after the DOE funding period ends. This funding opportunity is open to...

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Weatherization Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Weatherization Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona Weatherization Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona Weatherization Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona September 15, 2010 - 2:55pm Addthis Kevin Craft Gaylene Soper loves her job with the Northern Arizona Council on Governments' (NACOG) weatherization assistance program, because it affords her the opportunity to help senior citizens. "A lot of senior citizens' only source of income is their social security money, and we help them save a lot of it by reducing their utility bills," says Soper. "It's a wonderful program." Soper came to her job as NACOG's administrative specialist in September 2009, several months after she was laid off of her last job as an office manager. Soper brings good experience to NACOG, having spent twenty years

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Guidance on Basic Best Practices in Management of Energy Performance...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Best Practices in Management of Energy Performance Buildings Building energy management best practices 11001eecbgsepbuildingbestpractice.pdf More Documents & Publications...

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT U. S. Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Fiscal Year 2013 Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research Funding Opportunity Number: DE-FOA-0000799 Announcement Type: Initial CFDA Number: 81.121 Issue Date: December 10, 2012 Pre-Application Due Date: January 28, 2013 at 8:00 PM ET Application Due Date: June 12, 2013 at 8:00 PM ET Page 2 of 76 PART I - FUNDING OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTIONS ....................................................................... 5 A. STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVES ................................................................................................. 5 PART II - AWARD INFORMATION ....................................................................................................... 9 PART III - ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION ...........................................................................................10

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Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S.  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs March 11, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), valued at least $2.25 million for equipment and infrastructure upgrades at U.S. universities enhancing their ability to conduct cutting-edge nuclear research and development. Infrastructure includes equipment and instrumentation for research reactors and other nuclear science and engineering laboratories and facilities. "This Funding Opportunity Announcement demonstrates our continued

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Marine renewable energy and Scottish west coast fishers: Exploring impacts, opportunities and potential mitigation  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

There is currently a strong political drive for the development of the marine renewable energy industry in Europe, particularly in Scotland. However, little is known regarding the potential impacts upon and opportunities for the fishing industry. Furthermore, there has been little discussion of potential mitigation measures. In depth interviews were conducted with fishers based on the west coast of Scotland to address the gap in knowledge of the potential conflict between offshore renewable energy development and commercial fishers. The key aim of this study was to ascertain the underlying needs of fishers. Three key issues were identified: i) A potential loss of livelihood is of largest concern to fishers; ii) Skills shortages are a potential problem should a loss of livelihood occur; iii) Fishers have varied opinions regarding the potential benefits arising from offshore renewable energy induced changes to the ecosystem. The key needs of fishers were determined to be continued security of employment and income, and control of one's own life through decision-making based on fact. However, further research is required to answer the question: how can these basic needs be satisfied?

Karen A. Alexander; Tavis Potts; Thomas A. Wilding

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

Microhydropower Conveyance and Filter Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Conveyance and Filter Basics Conveyance and Filter Basics Microhydropower Conveyance and Filter Basics August 16, 2013 - 3:53pm Addthis Before water enters the turbine or waterwheel of a microhydropower system, it is funneled through a series of components that control its flow and filter out debris. These components include the headrace, forebay, and water conveyance (or channel, pipeline, or penstock). The headrace is a waterway that runs parallel to the water source. A headrace is sometimes necessary for hydropower systems when insufficient head, or vertical drop, is provided and is usually constructed of cement or masonry. The headrace leads to the forebay, which also is made of concrete or masonry. It functions as a settling pond for large debris that would otherwise flow into the system and damage the turbine.

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Photovoltaic Crystalline Silicon Cell Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Crystalline Silicon Cell Basics Crystalline Silicon Cell Basics Photovoltaic Crystalline Silicon Cell Basics August 20, 2013 - 2:00pm Addthis To separate electrical charges, crystalline silicon cells must have a built-in electric field. Light shining on crystalline silicon may free electrons within the crystal lattice, but for these electrons to do useful work-such as provide electricity to a light bulb-they must be separated and directed into an electrical circuit. PV Semiconductors To create an electric field within a crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) cell, two silicon semiconductor layers are sandwiched together. P-type (or positive) semiconductors have an abundance of positively charged holes, and n-type (or negative) semiconductors have an abundance of negatively charged electrons. When n- and p-type silicon layers contact, excess electrons move

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Photovoltaic Polycrystalline Thin-Film Cell Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Polycrystalline Thin-Film Cell Basics Polycrystalline Thin-Film Cell Basics Photovoltaic Polycrystalline Thin-Film Cell Basics August 20, 2013 - 2:36pm Addthis Polycrystalline thin-film cells are made of many tiny crystalline grains of semiconductor materials. The materials used in these cells have properties that are different from those of silicon. Thin-film cells have many advantages over their thick-film counterparts. For example, they use much less material. The cell's active area is usually only 1 to 10 micrometers thick, whereas thick films typically are 100 to 300 micrometers thick. Also, thin-film cells can usually be manufactured in a large-area process, which can be an automated, continuous production process. Finally, they can be deposited on flexible substrate materials. The term thin film comes from the method used to deposit the film, not from

375

Propane-Fueled Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Propane-Fueled Vehicle Basics Propane-Fueled Vehicle Basics Propane-Fueled Vehicle Basics August 20, 2013 - 9:16am Addthis There are more than 270,000 on-road propane vehicles in the United States and more than 10 million worldwide. Many are used in fleets, including light- and heavy-duty trucks, buses, taxicabs, police cars, and rental and delivery vehicles. Compared with vehicles fueled with conventional diesel and gasoline, propane vehicles can produce significantly fewer harmful emissions. The availability of new light-duty original equipment manufacturer propane vehicles has declined in recent years. However, certified installers can economically and reliably retrofit many light-duty vehicles for propane operation. Propane engines and fueling systems are also available for heavy-duty vehicles such as school buses and street sweepers.

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Flexible-Fuel Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Flexible-Fuel Vehicle Basics Flexible-Fuel Vehicle Basics Flexible-Fuel Vehicle Basics August 20, 2013 - 9:05am Addthis Photo of a gray van with 'E85 Ethanol' written on the side. Flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs) are capable of operating on gasoline, E85 (85% ethanol, 15% gasoline), or a mixture of both. There are almost 8 million flexible fuel vehicles on U.S. roads today, but many FFV owners don't know their vehicle is one. Unlike natural gas vehicles and propane bi-fuel vehicles, flexible fuel vehicles contain one fueling system, which is made up of ethanol-compatible components and is set to accommodate the higher oxygen content of E85. E85 should only be used in ethanol-capable FFVs. For more information, read Flexible Fuel Vehicles: Powered by a Renewable American Fuel. Download Adobe Reader.

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Flat-Plate Photovoltaic System Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Flat-Plate Photovoltaic System Basics Flat-Plate Photovoltaic System Basics Flat-Plate Photovoltaic System Basics August 20, 2013 - 4:03pm Addthis The most common photovoltaic (PV) array design uses flat-plate PV modules or panels. These panels can be fixed in place or allowed to track the movement of the Illustration of a cutaway of a typical flat-plate module. The layers, in order from top to bottom, are: cover film, solar cell, encapsulant, substrate, cover film, seal, gasket, and frame. One typical flat-plate module design uses a substrate of metal, glass, or plastic to provide structural support in the back; an encapsulant material to protect the cells; and a transparent cover of plastic or glass. sun. They respond to sunlight that is direct or diffuse. Even in clear skies, the diffuse component of sunlight accounts for between 10% and 20%

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Air-Source Heat Pump Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Air-Source Heat Pump Basics Air-Source Heat Pump Basics Air-Source Heat Pump Basics August 19, 2013 - 11:03am Addthis Air-source heat pumps transfer heat between the inside of a building and the outside air. How Air-Source Heat Pumps Work This diagram of a split-system heat pump heating cycle shows refrigerant circulating through a closed loop that passes through the wall of a house. Inside the house the refrigerant winds through indoor coils, with a fan blowing across them, and outside the house is another fan and another set of coils, the outdoor coils. A compressor is between the coils on one half of the loop, and an expansion valve is between the coils on the other half. The diagram is explained in the caption. In heating mode, an air-source heat pump evaporates a refrigerant in the outdoor coil; as the liquid evaporates it pulls

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Wood and Pellet Heating Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Wood and Pellet Heating Basics Wood and Pellet Heating Basics Wood and Pellet Heating Basics August 16, 2013 - 3:02pm Addthis Wood-burning and pellet fuel appliances use biomass or waste resources to heat homes or buildings. Types of Wood- and Pellet-Burning Appliances The following is a brief overview of the different types of wood and pellet fuel appliances available. High-Efficiency Fireplaces and Fireplace Inserts Designed more for show, traditional open masonry fireplaces should not be considered heating devices. Traditional fireplaces draw in as much as 300 cubic feet per minute of heated room air for combustion, then send it straight up the chimney. Fireplaces also produce significant air pollution. Although some fireplace designs seek to address these issues with dedicated air supplies, glass doors, and heat recovery systems, fireplaces are still

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Large-Scale Hydropower Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Large-Scale Hydropower Basics Large-Scale Hydropower Basics Large-Scale Hydropower Basics August 14, 2013 - 3:11pm Addthis Large-scale hydropower plants are generally developed to produce electricity for government or electric utility projects. These plants are more than 30 megawatts (MW) in size, and there is more than 80,000 MW of installed generation capacity in the United States today. Most large-scale hydropower projects use a dam and a reservoir to retain water from a river. When the stored water is released, it passes through and rotates turbines, which spin generators to produce electricity. Water stored in a reservoir can be accessed quickly for use during times when the demand for electricity is high. Dammed hydropower projects can also be built as power storage facilities.

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Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Basics Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Basics Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Basics August 14, 2013 - 2:01pm Addthis Photo of a woman scientist using a machine that is purifying biological catalysts for hydrogen production. Hydrogen is the simplest element on Earth. A hydrogen atom consists of only one proton and one electron. It is also the most plentiful element in the universe. Despite its simplicity and abundance, hydrogen doesn't occur naturally as a gas on Earth. It is always combined with other elements. Water, for example, is a combination of hydrogen and oxygen. Hydrogen is also found in many organic compounds, notably the "hydrocarbons" that make up fuels such as gasoline, natural gas, methanol, and propane. To generate electricity using hydrogen, pure hydrogen must first be

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Large-Scale Hydropower Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Large-Scale Hydropower Basics Large-Scale Hydropower Basics Large-Scale Hydropower Basics August 14, 2013 - 3:11pm Addthis Large-scale hydropower plants are generally developed to produce electricity for government or electric utility projects. These plants are more than 30 megawatts (MW) in size, and there is more than 80,000 MW of installed generation capacity in the United States today. Most large-scale hydropower projects use a dam and a reservoir to retain water from a river. When the stored water is released, it passes through and rotates turbines, which spin generators to produce electricity. Water stored in a reservoir can be accessed quickly for use during times when the demand for electricity is high. Dammed hydropower projects can also be built as power storage facilities.

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Tankless Coil and Indirect Water Heater Basics | Department of Energy  

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Coil and Indirect Water Heater Basics Coil and Indirect Water Heater Basics Tankless Coil and Indirect Water Heater Basics August 19, 2013 - 3:03pm Addthis Illustration of a tankless coil water heater. The heater is box-shaped, and has two pipes sticking out one end: one a cold water inlet, and one a hot water outlet. These pipes lead into the heater to a cylindrical coil called a heat exchanger. Long tubes surrounding the heat exchanger are labeled the heated water jacket. At the bottom of the box is a row of small flames, called the boiler heat source. Tankless coil and indirect water heaters use a home or building's space heating system to heat water as part of an integrated or combination water and space heating system. How Tankless Coil and Indirect Water Heaters Work A tankless coil water heater uses a heating coil or heat exchanger

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Ductless, Mini-Split Heat Pump Basics | Department of Energy  

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Ductless, Mini-Split Heat Pump Basics Ductless, Mini-Split Heat Pump Basics Ductless, Mini-Split Heat Pump Basics August 19, 2013 - 11:04am Addthis Ductless, mini-split-system heat pumps (mini splits), as their name implies, do not have ducts. Therefore, they make good retrofit add-ons to houses or buildings with "non-ducted" heating systems, such as hydronic (hot water heat), radiant panels, and space heaters (wood, kerosene, propane). They can also be a good choice for room additions, where extending or installing distribution ductwork is not feasible. How Ductless, Mini-Split Heat Pumps Work Like standard air-source heat pumps, mini splits have two main components: an outdoor compressor/condenser, and an indoor air-handling unit. A conduit, which houses the power cable, refrigerant tubing, suction tubing,

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Tankless Demand Water Heater Basics | Department of Energy  

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Demand Water Heater Basics Demand Water Heater Basics Tankless Demand Water Heater Basics August 19, 2013 - 2:57pm Addthis Illustration of an electric demand water heater. At the top of the image, the heating unit is shown. Cold water flows in one end of a pipe, flows through and around several curved pipes over the heating elements, and out the other end as hot water. Beneath the heating unit, a typical sink setup is shown. The sink has two pipes coming out the bottom, one for the hot water line and one for the cold water line. Both pipes lead to the heating unit, which is installed in close proximity to the area of hot water use, and is connected to a power source (110 or 220 volts). Demand (tankless or instantaneous) water heaters have heating devices that are activated by the flow of water, so they provide hot water only as

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Flat-Plate Photovoltaic Module Basics | Department of Energy  

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Module Basics Module Basics Flat-Plate Photovoltaic Module Basics August 20, 2013 - 4:25pm Addthis Flat-plate photovoltaic (PV) modules are made of several components, including the front surface materials, encapsulant, rear surface, and frame. Front Surface Materials The front surface of a flat-plate PV module must have a high transmission in the wavelengths that can be used by the solar cells in the module. For example, for silicon solar cells, the top surface must have high transmission of light with wavelengths from 350 to 1200 nm. Also, reflection from the front surface should be minimal. An antireflection coating added to the top surface can greatly reduce the reflection of sunlight, and texturing of the surface can cause light that strikes the surface to stay within the cells. Unfortunately, these textured

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Tankless Demand Water Heater Basics | Department of Energy  

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Tankless Demand Water Heater Basics Tankless Demand Water Heater Basics Tankless Demand Water Heater Basics August 19, 2013 - 2:57pm Addthis Illustration of an electric demand water heater. At the top of the image, the heating unit is shown. Cold water flows in one end of a pipe, flows through and around several curved pipes over the heating elements, and out the other end as hot water. Beneath the heating unit, a typical sink setup is shown. The sink has two pipes coming out the bottom, one for the hot water line and one for the cold water line. Both pipes lead to the heating unit, which is installed in close proximity to the area of hot water use, and is connected to a power source (110 or 220 volts). Demand (tankless or instantaneous) water heaters have heating devices that are activated by the flow of water, so they provide hot water only as

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Natural Gas | Department of Energy  

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Natural Gas Transportation Fuel Basics - Natural Gas Transportation Fuel Basics - Natural Gas July 30, 2013 - 4:40pm Addthis Only about one tenth of one percent of all of the natural gas in the United States is currently used for transportation fuel. About one third of the natural gas used in the United States goes to residential and commercial uses, one third to industrial uses, and one third to electric power production. Natural gas has a high octane rating and excellent properties for spark-ignited internal combustion engines. It is nontoxic, non-corrosive, and non-carcinogenic. It presents no threat to soil, surface water, or groundwater. Natural gas is a mixture of hydrocarbons, predominantly methane (CH4). As delivered through the nation's pipeline system, it also contains

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Air-Source Heat Pump Basics | Department of Energy  

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Source Heat Pump Basics Source Heat Pump Basics Air-Source Heat Pump Basics August 19, 2013 - 11:03am Addthis Air-source heat pumps transfer heat between the inside of a building and the outside air. How Air-Source Heat Pumps Work This diagram of a split-system heat pump heating cycle shows refrigerant circulating through a closed loop that passes through the wall of a house. Inside the house the refrigerant winds through indoor coils, with a fan blowing across them, and outside the house is another fan and another set of coils, the outdoor coils. A compressor is between the coils on one half of the loop, and an expansion valve is between the coils on the other half. The diagram is explained in the caption. In heating mode, an air-source heat pump evaporates a refrigerant in the outdoor coil; as the liquid evaporates it pulls

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Secretary Chu to Focus on Opportunities for Global Cooperation on Energy,  

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Secretary Chu to Focus on Opportunities for Global Cooperation on Secretary Chu to Focus on Opportunities for Global Cooperation on Energy, Economic and Climate Challenges During 6-Day European Trip Secretary Chu to Focus on Opportunities for Global Cooperation on Energy, Economic and Climate Challenges During 6-Day European Trip May 19, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - The Department of Energy announced today that Energy Secretary Steven Chu will lead the U.S. delegation to the Group of 8 (G8) Energy Ministers' Meeting in Rome from May 23-25. Secretary Chu will meet with top energy leaders from around the world to address global energy security and climate change challenges. During the meeting, the Energy Ministers will discuss new clean energy and energy efficiency technologies, ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions,

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Secretary Chu to Focus on Opportunities for Global Cooperation on Energy,  

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Focus on Opportunities for Global Cooperation on Focus on Opportunities for Global Cooperation on Energy, Economic and Climate Challenges During 6-Day European Trip Secretary Chu to Focus on Opportunities for Global Cooperation on Energy, Economic and Climate Challenges During 6-Day European Trip May 19, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - The Department of Energy announced today that Energy Secretary Steven Chu will lead the U.S. delegation to the Group of 8 (G8) Energy Ministers' Meeting in Rome from May 23-25. Secretary Chu will meet with top energy leaders from around the world to address global energy security and climate change challenges. During the meeting, the Energy Ministers will discuss new clean energy and energy efficiency technologies, ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and steps countries can take to grow their economies. The program will

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Energy Efficiency Opportunities within the Heat Treatment Industry.  

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??Energy efficiency measures have become a top priority for large energy consuming companies because of the increasing energy prices and implemented energy policies. Many companies (more)

Kllen, Malin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2014/2015 CSU Energy Institute Funding Opportunities  

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but not limited to: · Biofuels · Smart Grids · Energy Storage · Solar · Wind · Energy Efficiency · Energy Policy · Energy Education All proposals should

Stephens, Graeme L.

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PNNL Highlights for the Office of Basic Energy Sciences (July 2013-July 2014)  

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This report includes research highlights of work funded in part or whole by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences as well as selected leadership accomplishments.

Anderson, Benjamin; Warren, Pamela M.; Manke, Kristin L.

2014-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Procedures to identify Energy Conservation Opportunities applied to HVAC system: example of VSD of chilled water pumps  

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Procedures to identify Energy Conservation Opportunities applied to HVAC system: example of VSD of HVAC equipment using variable speed drive (VSD) is an Energy Conservation Opportunity (ECO) which can

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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NREL: State and Local Governments - Clean Energy Policy Basics  

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is an energy-supply policy focused on supporting the development of new renewable power generation. Learn more. Renewable Energy Rebates States, utilities, and a few local...

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Weatherization Fueling Iowa Job Opportunities | Department of Energy  

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Weatherization Fueling Iowa Job Opportunities Weatherization Fueling Iowa Job Opportunities Weatherization Fueling Iowa Job Opportunities December 9, 2009 - 11:12am Addthis Joshua DeLung What are the key facts? The community action agency usually weatherizes 91 homes each year in four counties, which they expect to rise to about 650 with the help of federal stimulus money -- creating jobs for laid-off manufacturing workers like Gary. When Cascade Manufacturing in Eldrige, Iowa, laid Gary Anderson off in December 2008, Gary spent seven long months on unemployment. He started searching for any sort of job that fit in with the job skills he picked up at Cascade, a truss manufacturer. Without a steady paycheck, Gary says it was tough to stretch his money in order to keep up with bills and feed his family at the same time.

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The REDD Opportunities Scoping Exercise (ROSE) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

REDD Opportunities Scoping Exercise (ROSE) REDD Opportunities Scoping Exercise (ROSE) Jump to: navigation, search Name The REDD Opportunities Scoping Exercise (ROSE): A Tool for Prioritizing Sub-National REDD+ Activities - Case Studies from Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda Agency/Company /Organization The Katoomba Group, Forest Trends, Nature Conservation Research Centre Sector Land Focus Area Forestry Topics Implementation, Policies/deployment programs, Pathways analysis, Background analysis Resource Type Guide/manual Website http://www.forest-trends.org/d Country Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda UN Region "Sub-Saharan Africa" is not in the list of possible values (Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Latin America and the Caribbean) for this property.

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Commercial Real Estate: An Overview of Energy Use and Energy Efficiency Opportunities  

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Commercial Real Estate: An Overview of Energy Commercial Real Estate: An Overview of Energy Use and Energy Efficiency Opportunities Energy Use in Commercial Real Estate Commercial real estate is any multi-family residential, office, industrial, or retail property that can be bought or sold in a real estate market. Energy use is the single largest operating expense in commercial office buildings, representing approximately one-third of typical operating budgets and accounting for almost 20 percent of the nation's annual greenhouse gas emissions. By becoming more energy efficient, commercial real estate (CRE) organizations can reduce operating expenses, increase property asset value, and enhance the comfort of their tenants. They can also demonstrate their commitment to the environment by reducing

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT U. S. Department of Energy  

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Advanced Reactor Research and Development Funding Opportunity Number: DE-FOA-0000818 Announcement Type: Initial CFDA Number: 81.121 Issue Date: 02/13/2013 Letter of Intent Due Date: 03/20/2013 Application Due Date: 04/16/2013 at 8:00:00 PM Eastern Time A DOE webinar covering project details and FOA application instructions will be conducted on 14 March 2013 at 1:00 p.m. (EST) Webinar login instructions are covered in appendix D of this FOA Section I - FUNDING OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION ........................................................................ 4 A. STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVES ...................................................................................................... 4 Section II - AWARD INFORMATION ...................................................................................................... 6

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Chapter 5. Basic Concepts for Clean Energy Unsecured Lending and Loan Loss Reserve Funds  

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When grantees involve third-party commercial lenders in clean energy (energy efficiency and renwable energy or EE/RE) finance programs, they have the opportunity to leverage public funds including American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) funds by as much as 10 to 20 times.

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Baking Industry  

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DITR). 2003. Energy Efficiency Best Practice Case Study:Energy efficiency opportunities identified. BUILDING CAPACITY Tracking and Monitoring Systems established for tracking energy performance and best practicesenergy efficiency improvements. As part of the facility assessment, the energy team should also look for best practices

Masanet, Eric

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Heat Pump Water Heater Basics | Department of Energy  

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Water Heater Basics Water Heater Basics Heat Pump Water Heater Basics August 19, 2013 - 2:59pm Addthis Illustration of a heat pump water heater, which looks like a tall cylinder with a small chamber on top and a larger one on the bottom. In the top chamber are a fan, a cylindrical compressor, and an evaporator that runs along the inside of the chamber. Jutting out from the exterior of the bottom chamber is a temperature and pressure relief valve. This valve has a tube called a hot water outlet attached to the top. Below the valve is the upper thermostat, a small square outside the cylinder that is attached to a curved tube inside the heater. Resistance elements run from the upper thermostat to the similarly shaped lower thermostat. Below the lower thermostat is a drain valve with a cold water inlet attached to the top. Inside the cylinder is an anode, a series of thin tubes running through the bottom chamber to a coiled tube called a condenser. Insulation runs along the inside of the cylinder.

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Conventional Storage Water Heater Basics | Department of Energy  

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Conventional Storage Water Heater Basics Conventional Storage Water Heater Basics Conventional Storage Water Heater Basics July 30, 2013 - 3:39pm Addthis Illustration showing the components of a storage water heater. On top of the tank are two thin pipes; one pipe is the hot water outlet, and the other is the cold water inlet. A large pipe in the middle is called a vent pipe. A pressure/temperature relief valve is also on top of the tank and is connected to an open pipe that runs down the side of the tank. Another valve near the bottom of the outside of the tank is the thermostat and gas valve. A cutout shows the parts inside the tank, which include a large tube called a flue tube/heat exchanger. Inside this tube is a jagged insert called a flue baffle. Beside the flue tube/heat exchanger is a thin tube called the anode rod. At the bottom of the tank is a gas burner, and beneath the burner are combustion air openings.

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WIP Small Business Opportunity- Energy Efficiency and Renewable...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy More Documents & Publications Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs 101 EERE PowerPoint 2007 Template: Blue Version Tips and Tools for Promoting...

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Key Renewable Energy Opportunities for Oklahoma Tribes | Department...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

development and finance Issues related to Oklahoma land ownership Energy planning and energy markets This is one in a series of Office of Indian Energy-sponsored strategic...

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Energy-Efficiency Improvement Opportunities for the Textile Industry  

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Strategic energy management programs ..5.1.1. Strategic energy management programs 5 Changing howelements in a strategic energy management program are shown

Hasanbeigi, Ali

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy efficiency improvement and cost saving opportunities for petroleum refineries  

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refineries with specific energy and cost savings data whenoperations. Typically, energy and cost savings are around 5%the potential energy and cost-savings (Frangopoluos et al. ,

Worrell, Ernst; Galitsky, Christina

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy-Efficiency Improvement Opportunities for the Textile Industry  

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Finishing Stenters, ADB Energy-efficiency Support Project.After Treatment Dryer. ? Energy-efficiency Bulletin (No.40).E. and Galitsky, C. , 2004. Energy-efficiency improvement

Hasanbeigi, Ali

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supporting Advanced Scientific Computing Research Basic Energy Sciences Biological  

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and Environmental Research · Fusion Energy Sciences · High Energy Physics · Nuclear Physics Science ­ they carry many types of traffic ­ Desktop machines, laptops, wireless ­ VOIP ­ HVAC control systems

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New Year, New Certification Opportunities for Home Energy Workers...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

professional certifications. These new certifications cover the four most common home energy and weatherization job classifications: quality control inspectors, energy...

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Live Webinar on the Funding Opportunity for Technology Incubator for Wind Energy Innovations  

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On April 17, 2014, from 1:00 3:00 PM MDT, the Wind Program will hold a live webinar to provide information to potential applicants for the Technology Incubator for Wind Energy Innovations Funding Opportunity.

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Request for Information Regarding a Proposed Funding Opportunity for Administration of the Wave Energy Converter Prize  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This announcement is intended to serve as a Notice of Intent of the upcoming Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) regarding Administration of the Wave Energy Converter (WEC) Prize and Request for Information.

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Request for Information Regarding a Proposed Funding Opportunity for Administration of the Wave Energy Converter Prize  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This announcement is intended to serve as a Notice of Intent of the upcoming Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) regarding Administration of the Wave Energy Converter (WEC) Prize and Request for Information to solicit information regarding pote

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry An ENERGY STAR(R) Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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and Tools for Best Practices in Industrial Energy Efficiencyand Tools for Best Practices in Industrial Energy EfficiencyEnergy efficiency opportunities identified. BUILDING CAPACITY Tracking and Monitoring Systems established for tracking energy performance and best practices

Worrell, Ernst

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recovery Act Energy Jobs Bring New Era of Opportunity | Department of  

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Energy Jobs Bring New Era of Opportunity Energy Jobs Bring New Era of Opportunity Recovery Act Energy Jobs Bring New Era of Opportunity September 22, 2011 - 12:47pm Addthis Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Hundreds of thousands of people found work in the past few years thanks to Recovery Act and Energy Department programs designed to stimulate the economy while creating new power sources, conserving resources and aligning the nation to once again lead the global energy economy. The Energy Department has several tools at its disposal to put Americans to work while pursuing long-term national energy goals like spurring the development of electric vehicles, updating the national power grid, and making commercial buildings more efficient. Tax credits directly fund,

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Recovery Act Energy Jobs Bring New Era of Opportunity | Department of  

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Recovery Act Energy Jobs Bring New Era of Opportunity Recovery Act Energy Jobs Bring New Era of Opportunity Recovery Act Energy Jobs Bring New Era of Opportunity September 22, 2011 - 12:47pm Addthis Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Hundreds of thousands of people found work in the past few years thanks to Recovery Act and Energy Department programs designed to stimulate the economy while creating new power sources, conserving resources and aligning the nation to once again lead the global energy economy. The Energy Department has several tools at its disposal to put Americans to work while pursuing long-term national energy goals like spurring the development of electric vehicles, updating the national power grid, and making commercial buildings more efficient. Tax credits directly fund,

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Stage 3b: Assessing Opportunities | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

b: Assessing Opportunities b: Assessing Opportunities Jump to: navigation, search Stage 3b LEDS Home Introduction to Framework Assess current country plans, policies, practices, and capacities Develop_BAU Stage 4: Prioritizing and Planning for Actions Begin execution of implementation plans 1.0. Organizing the LEDS Process 1.1. Institutional Structure for LEDS 1.2. Workplan to Develop the LEDS 1.3. Roles and responsibilities to develop LEDS 2.1. Assess current country plans, policies, practices, and capacities 2.2. Compile lessons learned and good practices from ongoing and previous sustainable development efforts in the country 2.3. Assess public and private sector capacity to support initiatives 2.4. Assess and improve the national GHG inventory and other economic and resource data as needed for LEDS development

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OPVs and Solar Cells: The Basics | University of Texas Energy...  

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environmental crises emanating from greenhouse gas production. Current solar cell technologies are largely silicon-based. Devices used for human energy consumption yield...

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Ethanol Basics (Fact Sheet), Clean Cities, Energy Efficiency...  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

sold commercially in small vol- umes. To learn more, visit the AFDC ethanol production Web page at afdc. energy.govfuelsethanolproduction.html. Vehicle Applications Federal...

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Funding Opportunity Announcement State Energy Program (SEP) Strengthening Building Retrofit Markets and Stimulating Energy Efficiency Action  

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT U. S. Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory State Energy Program (SEP) Strengthening Building Retrofit Markets and Stimulating Energy Efficiency Action DE-FOA-0000251 Announcement Type: Initial CFDA Number: 81.041 Issue Date: 04/09/2010 Application Due Date: 05/24/2010 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time 1 NOTE: REGISTRATION/SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS Registration Requirements There are several one-time actions you must complete in order to submit an application in response to this Announcement (e.g., obtain a Dun and Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number, register with the Central Contractor Registration (CCR), and register with Grants.gov). Applicants who are not registered with CCR and Grants.gov, should allow at

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New Year, New Certification Opportunities for Home Energy Workers  

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The Energy Department has developed a new certification program for quality control inspectors, energy auditors, crew leaders, and retrofit installer technicians, as part of the Weatherization Assistance Program's Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project.

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Obesity, Energy Balance, and Cancer: New Opportunities for Prevention  

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...BergerNAeditor. Energy balance and cancer. New York: Springer; 2010...MarkowitzSDBergerNAeditors. Energy balance and gastrointestinal cancer. New York: Springer; 2012...BergerNAeditor. Energy balance and cancer. New York: Springer; 2010...

Stephen D. Hursting; John DiGiovanni; Andrew J. Dannenberg; Maria Azrad; Derek LeRoith; Wendy Demark-Wahnefried; Madhuri Kakarala; Angela Brodie; and Nathan A. Berger

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Making Energy Funding and Financing Opportunities Easier to Find...  

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Philanthropic Energy Investments Upon arrival to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz is greeted on the tarmac by...

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Natural Gas | Department of Energy  

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Natural Gas Natural Gas Transportation Fuel Basics - Natural Gas July 30, 2013 - 4:40pm Addthis Only about one tenth of one percent of all of the natural gas in the United States is currently used for transportation fuel. About one third of the natural gas used in the United States goes to residential and commercial uses, one third to industrial uses, and one third to electric power production. Natural gas has a high octane rating and excellent properties for spark-ignited internal combustion engines. It is nontoxic, non-corrosive, and non-carcinogenic. It presents no threat to soil, surface water, or groundwater. Natural gas is a mixture of hydrocarbons, predominantly methane (CH4). As delivered through the nation's pipeline system, it also contains hydrocarbons such as ethane and propane and other gases such as nitrogen,

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State Energy Program 2013 Competitive Awards Funding Opportunity...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

for state energy offices. de-foa-0000839.pdf More Documents & Publications 2006-2007 CHP Action Plan, Positioning CHP Value: Solutions for National, Regional and Local Energy...

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Department of Energy Issues $14 Million in Funding Opportunity...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

necessary for pursuing nuclear power - a safe, reliable, affordable and emissions-free source of energy. These FOAs support the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP)...

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State of Washington Clean Energy Opportunity: Technical Market...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

potential including clean heat and power (CHP)cogeneration, waste heat recovery for power and heat, and district energy. This brief white paper by the Northwest Clean Energy...

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THE INSIDE-OUT APPROACH FOR IDENTIFYING INDUSTRIAL ENERGY AND WASTE REDUCTION OPPORTUNITIES  

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THE INSIDE-OUT APPROACH FOR IDENTIFYING INDUSTRIAL ENERGY AND WASTE REDUCTION OPPORTUNITIES Kelly Traditional approaches for reducing energy and waste in industrial processes typically focus on improving and more apparent to us. In our experience, this approach for reducing energy use and waste generation

Kissock, Kelly

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Author's personal copy Opportunities and barriers to pumped-hydro energy storage in the United States  

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available commercially for grid-tied electricity storage, pumped- hydro energy storage (PHES) and compressed air energy storage (CAES). Of the two, PHES is far more widely adopted. In the United StatesAuthor's personal copy Opportunities and barriers to pumped-hydro energy storage in the United

Jackson, Robert B.

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NREL: Distributed Grid Integration - Energy System Basics Video...  

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essential facts on energy systems in this six-part video series sponsored by the DOE SunShot Initiative and hosted by Dr. Ravel Ammerman. Part 1: Electricity Grid Overview Part...

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Biodiesel Basics (Fact Sheet), Clean Cities, Energy Efficiency...  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

can I find biodiesel? Biodiesel is available in all 50 states. According to the U.S. Energy Infor- mation Administration, annual production of biodiesel in the United States...

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry. An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The U.S. fruit and vegetable processing industry--defined in this Energy Guide as facilities engaged in the canning, freezing, and drying or dehydrating of fruits and vegetables--consumes over $800 million worth of purchased fuels and electricity per year. Energy efficiency improvement isan important way to reduce these costs and to increase predictable earnings, especially in times of high energy price volatility. There are a variety of opportunities available at individual plants in the U.S. fruit and vegetable processing industry to reduce energy consumption in a cost-effective manner. This Energy Guide discusses energy efficiency practices and energy-efficient technologies that can be implemented at the component, process, facility, and organizational levels. A discussion of the trends, structure, and energy consumption characteristics of the U.S. fruit and vegetable processing industry is provided along with a description of the major process technologies used within the industry. Next, a wide variety of energy efficiency measures applicable to fruit and vegetable processing plants are described. Many measure descriptions include expected savings in energy and energy-related costs, based on case study data from real-world applications in fruit and vegetable processing facilities and related industries worldwide. Typical measure payback periods and references to further information in the technical literature are also provided, when available. Given the importance of water in fruit and vegetable processing, a summary of basic, proven measures for improving plant-level water efficiency are also provided. The information in this Energy Guide is intended to help energy and plant managers in the U.S. fruit and vegetable processing industry reduce energy and water consumption in a cost-effective manner while maintaining the quality of products manufactured. Further research on the economics of all measures--as well as on their applicability to different production practices--is needed to assess their cost effectiveness at individual plants.

Masanet, Eric; Masanet, Eric; Worrell, Ernst; Graus, Wina; Galitsky, Christina

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards a sustainable energy future: realities and opportunities  

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...markets will pay for what markets want. The real issue for any energy source is the energy...5 IEA (International Energy Agency).2009 Natural gas market review 2009Paris, FranceIEA...C. 2009 Sustainable energy-without the hot airCambridge...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New Funding Opportunities and Webinars from ARPA-E | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

New Funding Opportunities and Webinars from ARPA-E New Funding Opportunities and Webinars from ARPA-E New Funding Opportunities and Webinars from ARPA-E March 26, 2013 - 4:05pm Addthis ARPA-E has announced two new funding opportunities: REMOTE (Reducing Emissions Using Methanotrophic Organisms for Transportation Energy) will develop transformational biological technologies to convert gas to liquids (GTL) for transportation fuels. METALS (Modern Electro/Thermochemical Advancements for Light-Metal Systems) will develop innovative technologies for cost-effective processing and recycling of Aluminum, Magnesium and Titanium. METALS will also develop technologies for rapid and efficient light metal sorting to enable domestic recycling. Concept Papers for both new funding opportunities are due by 5 p.m. EST on

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New Funding Opportunities and Webinars from ARPA-E | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

New Funding Opportunities and Webinars from ARPA-E New Funding Opportunities and Webinars from ARPA-E New Funding Opportunities and Webinars from ARPA-E March 26, 2013 - 4:05pm Addthis ARPA-E has announced two new funding opportunities: REMOTE (Reducing Emissions Using Methanotrophic Organisms for Transportation Energy) will develop transformational biological technologies to convert gas to liquids (GTL) for transportation fuels. METALS (Modern Electro/Thermochemical Advancements for Light-Metal Systems) will develop innovative technologies for cost-effective processing and recycling of Aluminum, Magnesium and Titanium. METALS will also develop technologies for rapid and efficient light metal sorting to enable domestic recycling. Concept Papers for both new funding opportunities are due by 5 p.m. EST on

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Back to the Basics of Sustainability -- Houses of Bark and Energy of  

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Back to the Basics of Sustainability -- Houses of Bark and Energy Back to the Basics of Sustainability -- Houses of Bark and Energy of Sunshine Back to the Basics of Sustainability -- Houses of Bark and Energy of Sunshine August 2, 2012 - 2:23pm Addthis With new pipes and controls, the natural gas kilns Highland Craftsmen uses to produce poplar bark shingles will operate about 40 percent more efficiently, saving the company $5,000 a year in energy costs. | Photo courtesy of Highland Craftsmen. With new pipes and controls, the natural gas kilns Highland Craftsmen uses to produce poplar bark shingles will operate about 40 percent more efficiently, saving the company $5,000 a year in energy costs. | Photo courtesy of Highland Craftsmen. Julie McAlpin Communications Liaison, State Energy Program What are the key facts? With funds from the State Energy Program, Highland Craftsmen

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The Lujan Center is a national user facility funded by Basic Energy Sciences of the Department of Energy which o ers capability for basic and applied neutron scattering  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of Energy which o ers capability for basic and applied neutron scattering relevant to national security are the domain of the low-Q scattering intrument, LQD. These well-established neutron techniques probe long Matter, Local Structure, and Nanomaterials The Lujan Neutron Scattering Center encompasses a set

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Basic Research for an Era of Nuclear Energy at LBNL, LLNL, AND...  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Basic Research for an Era of Nuclear Energy at LBNL, LLNL, AND LANL Nuclear Physics (NP) NP Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of NP Applications of Nuclear...

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New Year, New Certification Opportunities for Home Energy Workers  

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As part of the Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project, the Energy Department's Weatherization Assistance Program collaborated with the home performance industry to develop high-quality, nationally-recognized professional certification

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Energy Efficiency Improvement Opportunities for the Cement Industry  

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and energy savings per tonne of cement produced are estimated and then carbon dioxide emissionsand energy savings per tonne of cement produced are estimated and then carbon dioxide emissions

Worrell, Ernst

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

Energy Efficiency Opportunities in California Food Processing Facilities  

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the Commission has conducted 10 targeted and plant-wide assessments in industrial facilities associated with the food processing industry. Two of these assessments were Energy Savings Assessments (ESA) funded under the DOEs Save Energy Now Program. All...

Wong, T.; Kazama, D; Wang, J.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy-Efficiency Improvement Opportunities for the Textile Industry  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Energy (U.S. DOE) Industrial Assessment Center (IAC), 2006.Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) Database. Department of

Hasanbeigi, Ali

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Global Solar Opportunity Tool: A Tool for Policy Makers and Energy Analysts  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Global Solar Opportunity Tool: A Tool for Policy Makers and Energy Analysts Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Global Solar Opportunity Tool: A Tool for Policy Makers and Energy Analysts Focus Area: Solar Topics: Potentials & Scenarios Website: cleanenergysolutions.org/tools/solar Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/global-solar-opportunity-tool-tool-po Language: English The Global Solar Opportunity Tool enables analysis and visualization of the technical and economic potential for solar electric technologies ranging

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MYC-Induced Cancer Cell Energy Metabolism and Therapeutic Opportunities  

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...MYC-Induced Cancer Cell Energy Metabolism and...increased uptake and conversion of glucose to...transcription factor c-Myc, which...provide sufficient energy and anabolic...MYC-induced cancer cell energy metabolism and...increased uptake and conversion of glucose to...transcription factor c-Myc, which...

Chi V. Dang; Anne Le; and Ping Gao

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Department Announces Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement for Targeted Algal Biofuels and Bioproducts  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The U.S. Department of Energys Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy intends to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), a funding opportunity announcement (FOA),...

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Graduate Opportunities | ornl.gov  

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Graduate Opportunities Graduate Opportunities SHARE Graduate Opportunities Advanced Short-Term Research Opportunity (ASTRO) The ORNL Advanced Short-Term Research Opportunity Program is a highly selective program and offers challenging short-term research opportunities to recent recipients of master's and doctoral degrees to conduct research in areas that support ORNL missions in the basic and applied sciences, energy, and environment. Appointments are available in all current research and development programs at the laboratory. There are no citizenship requirements. The program will accept applications at any time. Appointments are for six months and may be renewed one time for up to three months. http://orau.org/ornl/astro/default.htm Higher Education Research Experiences (HERE) for Students

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Energy Department to Invest up to $5.2 million to Advance Basic Research  

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to Invest up to $5.2 million to Advance Basic to Invest up to $5.2 million to Advance Basic Research through Federal-State Partnership Energy Department to Invest up to $5.2 million to Advance Basic Research through Federal-State Partnership April 7, 2008 - 10:50am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it will invest up to $5.2 million in basic research projects with 12 universities from across the country. In an effort to ensure America remains the world leader in scientific research and innovation, universities selected will pair with a DOE national laboratory to maximize expertise. These research projects, ranging from advanced solar cells to hydrogen energy systems, are a part of DOE's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), a federal-state partnership

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the  

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Pharmaceutical Industry Pharmaceutical Industry Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources Success stories Target Finder

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for Breweries |  

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Breweries Breweries Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources Success stories Target Finder Technical documentation

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Energy-Efficiency Improvement Opportunities for the Textile Industry  

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recovery loops in wool scouring plant Dyeing and Printingdirt removal/grease recovery loops in wool scouringplants Wool scouring is an energy-intensive process. In

Hasanbeigi, Ali

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Department Internship Program Leads to Opportunity | Department...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

National Renewable Laboratory intern Chad Hotmimsky, center, looks at simulations of wave energy converters with research engineers Michael Lawson, left, and Yi-Hsiang Yu,...

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Recovery Act Funding Opportunities Webcast | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

page you will find a Webcast that was presented by the U.S. Department of Energy's Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) (formerly Geothermal Technologies Program) to help the...

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Behavioral Opportunities for Energy Savings in Office Buildings...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Report details a controlled field experiment to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in five organizations in London, England. The major finding of this report is that...

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Golden Opportunity: Order (2014-CE-20003) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

failed to certify that certain models of room air conditioners, central air conditionersheat pumps, and residential clothes washers comply with the applicable energy conservation...

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Recovery Act: OE Funding Opportunities | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

legislation, these funds are an investment in a nationwide plan to modernize the electric grid, enhance security of U.S. energy infrastructure and ensure reliable electricity...

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WAPA Participates in Business Opportunities in the Energy Industry...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

representatives, learn more about marketplace trends plus explore purchasing, and contracting activity. Independent energy producers will share how to access their supply chains...

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Case Study: Opportunities to Improve Energy Efficiency in Three...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

the needs of stakeholders. Stores data and generates reports on various aspects of energy, as needed or defined by the stakeholders. LBNL also recommends that future...

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Energy efficiency improvement and cost saving opportunities for petroleum refineries  

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recovery turbine or turbo expander to recover energy fromhas recently upgraded the turbo expanders at its Houston andreplaced an older turbo expander by a new more efficient

Worrell, Ernst; Galitsky, Christina

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Leveraging Veteran Talent: The Opportunity for the Clean Energy Industry  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

As clean energy industries scale and grow, companies are uniquely positioned to recruit and harness the technical skills and intangible traits of transitioning service members and veterans.

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THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES TO MEET THE WORKFORCE DEMAND IN THE ELECTRIC POWER AND ENERGY PROFESSION  

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, but also has become the backbone for our economic development. The world has witnessed electric power1 THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES TO MEET THE WORKFORCE DEMAND IN THE ELECTRIC POWER AND ENERGY and supply in the world in general, and in the US, in particular. The electric power and energy industry

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Funding Opportunity Webinar- Advancing Solutions To Improve the Energy Efficiency of US Commercial Buildings  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This webinar provides an overview of the DOE Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0001168, "Advancing Solutions to Improve the Energy Efficiency of U.S. Commercial Buildings," which seeks to fund the scale-up of promising solutions to the market barriers that hinder the growth of energy efficiency in the commercial building sector.

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Understanding the China energy market: trends and opportunities 2006  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The report details the current and future state of the energy industry in China. It is intended for strategists and researchers seeking to identify market potential for their products and services in all sectors of the China energy industry. The report is in 4 Sections: Overview of China Energy Market; Market Analysis; Market Segments (including electricity and coal); and Breaking into theMmarket. China's economic trajectory has driven its expanding energy needs, and it is now the world's second largest energy consumer behind the United States. China's energy sector has enormous potential, especially the coal, petroleum and natural gas industries, yet China is currently a net importer of oil, and imports are expected to increase to more than 900 million barrels in 2006, against a total demand of 1.993 billion barrels per year. China is looking to expand its production of coal, natural gas, and renewable energy sources such as nuclear, solar and hydroelectric power to meet the enormous appetite for energy spawned by its massive industrial complex and consumer sectors. It is estimated that in 2020, China will need 2.8 billion tons of coal and 600 million tons of crude oil, two and a half times more than in 2000.

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2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obesity, Energy Balance, and Cancer: New Opportunities for Prevention  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...review-article Review Obesity, Energy Balance, and Cancer...Berger, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid...Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland...considered in the context of energy balance and as potential...Today, 65% of the world's population lives...

Stephen D. Hursting; John DiGiovanni; Andrew J. Dannenberg; Maria Azrad; Derek LeRoith; Wendy Demark-Wahnefried; Madhuri Kakarala; Angela Brodie; and Nathan A. Berger

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IndianEnergySummitBasicFactSheet_04202011  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

REGISTRATION: ALL TRIBAL LEADERS and ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER in order to attend and participate in the Summit. * You must complete the registration form and send it in by May 1. * The form can be found on the Tribal Summit homepage (http://www.energy.gov/indianenergy/tribalsummit.htm) located under the "Important Materials" section. * Email it to registertribalsummit@hq.doe.gov or fax it to (202) 586- 5497, attention Pilar Thomas. Note: There are NO registration fees to participate. However, tribal leaders will have to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodations. Given the full schedule of the meetings between tribes and DOE on May 4th and 5th, the hotel is providing some refreshments and some meals as part of the working sessions.

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Identifying Cost-Effective Residential Energy Efficiency Opportunities for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

267 267 June 2010 Identifying Cost-Effective Residential Energy Efficiency Opportunities for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative S. Busche and S. Hockett National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308 Technical Report NREL/TP-7A2-48267 June 2010 Identifying Cost-Effective Residential Energy Efficiency Opportunities for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative S. Busche and S. Hockett Prepared under Task No. IDHW9170 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

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Identifying Cost-Effective Residential Energy Efficiency Opportunities for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative  

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8267 8267 June 2010 Identifying Cost-Effective Residential Energy Efficiency Opportunities for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative S. Busche and S. Hockett National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308 Technical Report NREL/TP-7A2-48267 June 2010 Identifying Cost-Effective Residential Energy Efficiency Opportunities for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative S. Busche and S. Hockett Prepared under Task No. IDHW9170 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

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Opportunities for Energy Efficiency and Automated Demand Response in Industrial Refrigerated Warehouses in California  

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This report summarizes the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's research to date in characterizing energy efficiency and open automated demand response opportunities for industrial refrigerated warehouses in California. The report describes refrigerated warehouses characteristics, energy use and demand, and control systems. It also discusses energy efficiency and open automated demand response opportunities and provides analysis results from three demand response studies. In addition, several energy efficiency, load management, and demand response case studies are provided for refrigerated warehouses. This study shows that refrigerated warehouses can be excellent candidates for open automated demand response and that facilities which have implemented energy efficiency measures and have centralized control systems are well-suited to shift or shed electrical loads in response to financial incentives, utility bill savings, and/or opportunities to enhance reliability of service. Control technologies installed for energy efficiency and load management purposes can often be adapted for open automated demand response (OpenADR) at little additional cost. These improved controls may prepare facilities to be more receptive to OpenADR due to both increased confidence in the opportunities for controlling energy cost/use and access to the real-time data.

Lekov, Alex; Thompson, Lisa; McKane, Aimee; Rockoff, Alexandra; Piette, Mary Ann

2009-05-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced Offshore Wind Tech: Accelerating New Opportunities for Clean Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

The Energy Department today announced the selection of three projects that aim to advance the offshore wind industry and lower the cost of offshore wind technologies. Learn more about these technological innovations.

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Financing Opportunities for Renewable Energy Development in Alaska  

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ordering: www.ntis.govordering.htm energy.govindianenergy | indianenergy@hq.doe.gov DOEIE-0014 * April 2013 Printed with a renewable-source ink on paper containing at least...

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Carbon Market Opportunities for the Forestry Sector of Africa | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Carbon Market Opportunities for the Forestry Sector of Africa Carbon Market Opportunities for the Forestry Sector of Africa Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Carbon Market Opportunities for the Forestry Sector of Africa Agency/Company /Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Winrock International Sector: Land Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Forestry Topics: Implementation, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Presentation Website: www.winrock.org/ecosystems/files/Winrock_FAO_Carbon_opportunities_in_A UN Region: "Sub-Saharan Africa" is not in the list of possible values (Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Latin America and the Caribbean) for this property.

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Urban Energy Balance Obtained from the Comprehensive Outdoor Scale Model Experiment. Part I: Basic Features of the Surface Energy Balance  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The objective of this study is to examine the basic features of the surface energy balance (SEB) using the data obtained from the Comprehensive Outdoor Scale Model (COSMO). COSMO is an idealized miniature city that has no vegetation, no human ...

Toru Kawai; Manabu Kanda

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FWP executive summaries: basic energy sciences materials sciences and engineering program (SNL/NM).  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report presents an Executive Summary of the various elements of the Materials Sciences and Engineering Program which is funded by the Division of Materials Sciences and Engineering, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, U.S. Department of Energy at Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico. A general programmatic overview is also presented.

Samara, George A.; Simmons, Jerry A.

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewable energy in Brazil: opportunities, barriers, and remedies  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

An overview of the major conclusions is presented according to the goals of the study; and contents of the various chapters of the report are outlined. All major energy planning organizations in Brazil at the federal and state level perceive an urgent need for petroleum substitution by means of energy-efficient technology, coal, hydroelectricity, biomass, solar, and wind. Technologies and applications considered of high priority for US/Brazilian cooperative efforts are the following: Energy-efficient technology, used with indigenous hydroelectricity, especially heat pumps to provide (1) low temperature hot water for industrial applications, and (2) air conditioning and hot water for residential and commercial applications; solar thermal technology for low and intermediate temperature industrial process heat, and for crop drying; and small wind turbines and photovoltaic power systems for irrigation pumping and other rural applications. Certain technologies were excluded from the scope of the study by mutual agreement because a great deal of activity in such technologies was already taking place in Brazil, or because commercialization prospects seemed remote, or because of regulatory barriers. Energy conversion systems employing biomass, small- and large-scale hydropower, ocean thermal energy gradients, and cogeneration systems are not examined.

Jhirad, D.J.; Rutter, W.

1982-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Opportunities in the Stone and Asphalt Industry  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Industries of the Future (DOE-IOF) initiative. In addition to being highly energy intensive, stone crushing currently produces 42% of the total material consumed by weight in the US, which is mainly used as highway aggregates. Based on GDP growth... Symon4-1/2 HP300 061 150 220 270 100 0.50 0.63 270 161 150 220 100% 100% 3/4 proc 220 150 427 703 Daily Energy Consumption Entering Screenhouse 1501 Run Hours per Day 15.5 Daily Production Stage kW kWh/dy Product Tons/dy Model Notes Primary 240 3,000 3...

Moray, S.; Throop, N.; Seryak, J.; Schmidt, C.; Fisher, C.; D'Antonio, M.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pinpointing energy savings opportunities in a pulp mill  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

In the exergetic analysis, which involves the application of the Second Law of Thermodynamics, the authors consider not only the quantity but also the quality of energy, recognizing, for example, that 1 J of heat at 300{sup 0}C is more useful than 1J at 30{sup 0}C. Because all operations are complexly interwoven, a number of indirect effects results from any change in a process. A simple example is the use of less fresh water during washing. The primary effect is related to the removal of soluble impurities and the recovery of chemicals. The secondary effect is that less energy is required to evaporate the excess water.

Iribarne, J. (Gamma Ingenieros Ltd., Elidoro Yanez 2308, Santiago (CL))

1989-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Opportunities to Save Energy and Improve Comfort by Using Wireless Sensor Networks in Buildings  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

OPPORTUNITIES TO SAVE ENERGY AND IMPROVE COMFORT BY USING WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS IN BUILDINGS Cliff Federspiel Research Specialist Edward Arens Director Danni Wang Graduate Student Center for Environmental Design Research.... They showed that by increasing the number of sensors they could optimize comfort or energy consumption individually, or improve both comfort and energy saving whenever some rooms require heating and others simultaneously require cooling. Wang et al (2002...

Wang, D.; Arens, E.; Federspiel, C.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identification of Process Energy and Pollution Reduction Opportunities at DoD Industrial Facilities  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

IDENTIFICATION OF PROCESS ENERGY AND POLLUTION REDUCTION OPPORTUNITIES AT DOD INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES Mike C. Lin Jeri 1. Northrup Principal Investigator Principal Investigator USACERL USACERL Champaign, IL Champaign, IL ABSTRACT Industrial... Information System (DEIS). DEIS is the infonnation system with which the DoD monitors its supplies and consumption of energy. It is primarily used as an energy management tool, providing infonnation about each fuel used within the DoD, including bulk...

Lin, M. C.; Northrup, J. I.; Smith, E. D.

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Energy Conservation Opportunities in Hydrocarbon Resin Manufacturing Facilities  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

"The results of a plant-wide assessment of the manufacturing facilities of Neville Chemical Company, a manufacturer of hydrocarbon resins will be presented in this paper. The project was co-funded by US Department of Energy under its Plant...

Ganji, A. R.; Hackett, B.; Chow, S.; Lonergan, R.; Wimer, J.

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November 15, 2012 Webinar: Exploring Opportunities for Energy Efficiency as a Revenue Stream in the Forward Capacity Markets  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

November 15, 2012 Webinar: Exploring Opportunities for Energy Efficiency as a Revenue Stream in the Forward Capacity Markets, Better Buildings Neighborhood Program; regional transmission organizations (RTOs)

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Black Carbon and Kerosene Lighting: An Opportunity for Rapid Action on Climate Change and Clean Energy for Development  

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Replacing inefficient kerosene lighting with electric lighting or other clean alternatives can rapidly achieve development and energy access goals, save money and reduce climate warming. Many of the 250 million households that lack reliable access to electricity rely on inefficient and dangerous simple wick lamps and other kerosene-fueled light sources, using 4 to 25 billion liters of kerosene annually to meet basic lighting needs. Kerosene costs can be a significant household expense and subsidies are expensive. New information on kerosene lamp emissions reveals that their climate impacts are substantial. Eliminating current annual black carbon emissions would provide a climate benefit equivalent to 5 gigatons of carbon dioxide reductions over the next 20 years. Robust and low-cost technologies for supplanting simple wick and other kerosene-fueled lamps exist and are easily distributed and scalable. Improving household lighting offers a low-cost opportunity to improve development, cool the climate and reduce costs.

Jacobson, Arne [Humboldt State Univ., MN (United States). Schatz Energy Research Center; Bond, Tami C. [Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL (United States). Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Lam, Nicholoas L. [Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States). Dept. of Environmental Health Sciences; Hultman, Nathan [The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC (United States)

2013-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

482

Coal Science: Basic Research Opportunities  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...super-critical fluids or molten bath reactors might be other approaches...residence time, pressure, reactor design, and gas-phase composi-tion...additional re-search include improved technology for removing impurities...140 (1974). 2. P. Sabatier and J. B. Senderens, Ann...

Martin L. Gorbaty; Franklin J. Wright; Richard K. Lyon; Robert B. Long; Richard H. Schlosberg; Zeinab Baset; Ronald Liotta; Bernard G. Silbernagel; Dan R. Neskora

1979-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

483

Coal Science: Basic Research Opportunities  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...carbon is arranged in coal becomes real. What...NMR experiments at high temperatures. This...of characterizing high-boiling coal "liquids" which...reactions. Coal mineral matter. Most U.S. coals...burned is called ash. Techniques are...

Martin L. Gorbaty; Franklin J. Wright; Richard K. Lyon; Robert B. Long; Richard H. Schlosberg; Zeinab Baset; Ronald Liotta; Bernard G. Silbernagel; Dan R. Neskora

1979-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

484

Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S.  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Science and Engineering Fellowships and Science and Engineering Fellowships and Scholarships Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Science and Engineering Fellowships and Scholarships April 3, 2009 - 1:52pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to provide approximately $2.4 million in university nuclear science and engineering fellowships and scholarships. Over 100 scholarships and 10 fellowships are expected to be awarded to U.S. students through this FOA. Undergraduates will receive scholarships that average $5,000 per year. The maximum award for fellowships is anticipated to be $50,000 per year over three years. "This Funding Opportunity Announcement demonstrates our commitment to

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Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S.  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Announcement to Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs March 11, 2009 - 1:54pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), valued at least $2.25 million for equipment and infrastructure upgrades at U.S. universities enhancing their ability to conduct cutting-edge nuclear research and development. Infrastructure includes equipment and instrumentation for research reactors and other nuclear science and engineering laboratories and facilities. "This Funding Opportunity Announcement demonstrates our continued commitment to support educational institutions essential to ensure the

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Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S.  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Announcement to Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs March 11, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), valued at least $2.25 million for equipment and infrastructure upgrades at U.S. universities enhancing their ability to conduct cutting-edge nuclear research and development. Infrastructure includes equipment and instrumentation for research reactors and other nuclear science and engineering laboratories and facilities. "This Funding Opportunity Announcement demonstrates our continued commitment to support educational institutions essential to ensure the

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Energy-Efficient Dry-Type Distribution Transformers: New Opportunities to Cut Energy Bills and Lock-in Long-Term Energy Savings  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

opportunity in energy-efficient transformers has become more widely acknowledged, an informal collaborative effort has formed to further develop the market for energy-efficient transformers. This collaborative involves representatives ofutilities, federal... opportunity in energy-efficient transformers has become more widely acknowledged, an informal collaborative effort has formed to further develop the market for energy-efficient transformers. This collaborative involves representatives ofutilities, federal...

deLaski, A.; Suozzo, M.

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GAO-05-897 Department of Energy: Additional Opportunities Exist for Reducing Laboratory Contractors' Support Costs  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Subcommittee on Energy Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives September 2005 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Additional Opportunities Exist for Reducing Laboratory Contractors' Support Costs GAO-05-897 What GAO Found United States Government Accountability Office Why GAO Did This Study Highlights Accountability Integrity Reliability www.gao.gov/cgi-bin/getrpt?GAO-05-897. To view the full product, including the scope and methodology, click on the link above. For more information, contact Jim Wells at (202) 512-3841 or wellsj@gao.gov. Highlights of GAO-05-897, a report to the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives September 2005 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Additional Opportunities Exist for

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Opportunities for Synergy Between Natural Gas and Renewable Energy in the Electric Power and Transportation Sectors  

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Report Report NREL/TP-6A50-56324 December 2012 Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Opportunities for Synergy Between Natural Gas and Renewable Energy in the Electric Power and Transportation Sectors April Lee, Owen Zinaman, and Jeffrey Logan National Renewable Energy Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, CO 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov The Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, CO 80401 303-275-3000 * www.jisea.org Technical Report NREL/TP-6A50-56324 December 2012 Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Opportunities for Synergy Between Natural Gas and Renewable Energy in the Electric Power and Transportation Sectors April Lee, Owen Zinaman, and Jeffrey Logan

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Energy Department Awards Universities $7.5 Million for Basic Research |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Universities $7.5 Million for Basic Universities $7.5 Million for Basic Research Energy Department Awards Universities $7.5 Million for Basic Research March 28, 2007 - 12:17pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC -- The Department of Energy has awarded grants totaling $7.5 million to universities in New Hampshire, Maine, Delaware and Kentucky for research ranging from nanomaterials to biofuels. The states will match at least 50 percent of this funding. The grants are part of an experimental program to improve the capability of universities to conduct nationally competitive energy-related research in states that have historically received less federal research and development funding. "As President Bush so forcefully stated in his 2006 State of the Union address, 'we must continue to lead the world in human talent and

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Understanding the China energy market: trends and opportunities 2006  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The report is broken up into 4 Sections: Section I - Overview of China Energy Market (historical background, market value, consumption, production, reserves, export and import, market segmentation, market forecast); Section II - Market Analysis (PEST analysis, Porter's five forces analysis, socio-economic trends, consumption trends); Section III - Market Segments (electricity, oil, natural gas, liquefied natural gas, liquid petroleum gas, nuclear power, coal, renewables, photovoltaics, wind power, hydroelectric power. Each market segment details current and planned projects, and lists participants in that sector); and Section IV - Breaking Into the Market (regulatory framework, methods of market entry, foreign investment, challenges, government agencies).

Barbara Drazga

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The energy services revolution: New opportunities for commercial and industrial end-users  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The changing energy services industry presents significant cost-control opportunities for end-users. However, the transition period from a monopoly to a deregulated market will be chaotic and confusing. For end-users, knowing who to turn to is the first step in taking advantage of the energy services revolution. For energy and energy services providers, bridging the gap between what suppliers perceive as key customer needs and what large energy users actually want will be the key in producing mutually successful ventures.

Hoggard, J.

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Apply: Funding Opportunity- Advancing Solutions to Improve Energy Efficiency of Commercial Buildings  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Closed Application Deadline: January 20, 2015 The Building Technologies Office (BTO) Commercial Buildings Integration Program has announced the availability of nearly $9 million for Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0001168, Advancing Solutions to Improve the Energy Efficiency of U.S. Commercial Buildings.

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Funding Opportunities | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Funding Opportunities Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Closed Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) Closed Lab Announcements Award Search Peer Review Policies EFRCs FOA Applications from Universities and Other Research Institutions Construction Review EPSCoR DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE SCGF) External link Early Career Research Program Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) News & Resources Contact Information Basic Energy Sciences U.S. Department of Energy SC-22/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3081 F: (301) 903-6594 E: sc.bes@science.doe.gov More Information » Funding Opportunities Print Text Size: A A A

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Geothermal energy: opportunities for California commerce. Phase I report  

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The potential geothermal direct-use energy market and its application to projects in California are assessed. Project identification effort is to be focused on those that have the highest probability for near-term successful commercial operations. Near-term herein means 2 to 5 years for project implementation. Phase I has been focused on defining and assessing: (1) the geothermal direct-use resources that are suitable for near-term utilization; and (2) the generic applications (municipal heating districts, horticultural greenhouse firms, laundries, etc.) that are suitable for near-term projects. Five economic development regions in the state, containing recognized geothermal direct-use resources, have been defined. Thirty-eight direct use resources have been evaluated in these regions. After assessment against pre-selected criteria, twenty-seven have been rated with a priority of I, II or III, thereby qualifying them for further marketing effort. The five areas with a priority of I are summarized. These areas have no perceived impediments to near-term development. Twenty-nine generic categories of applications were assessed against previously selected criteria to determine their near term potential for direct use of geothermal fluids. Some twenty industry, commercial and institutional application categories were rated with a priority of I, II or III and warrant further marketing efforts. The seven categories with a priority of I are listed. These categories were found to have the least impediments to near-term application projects.

Longyear, A.B. (ed.)

1981-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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USA RS Basic Contract - Contract No.: DE-RW0000005 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

USA RS Basic Contract - Contract No.: DE-RW0000005 USA RS Basic Contract - Contract No.: DE-RW0000005 USA RS Basic Contract - Contract No.: DE-RW0000005 This document describes the Statement of Work (SOW) of the Management and Operating Contractor (M&O) Contract for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) Program's Yucca Mountain Project (YMP). An M&O contract is defined at Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 17.6 and Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR) 970. Inasmuch as the assigned mission of OCRWM YMP is dynamic, this SOW is not intended to be exclusive or restrictive, but is intended to provide a broad framework and general scope of work to be performed by the M&O. This SOW does not represent a commitment to, or imply funding for, specific projects

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Smart and Just Grids: Opportunities for Sub-Saharan Africa | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Smart and Just Grids: Opportunities for Sub-Saharan Africa Smart and Just Grids: Opportunities for Sub-Saharan Africa Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Smart and Just Grids: Opportunities for Sub-Saharan Africa Focus Area: Energy Access Topics: Socio-Economic Website: www.unido.org/fileadmin/user_media/Services/Energy_and_Climate_Change/ Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/smart-and-just-grids-opportunities-su Language: English Policies: "Deployment Programs,Financial Incentives,Regulations" is not in the list of possible values (Deployment Programs, Financial Incentives, Regulations) for this property. DeploymentPrograms: Training & Education Regulations: "Resource Integration Planning,Enabling Legislation" is not in the list of possible values (Agriculture Efficiency Requirements, Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling, Audit Requirements, Building Certification, Building Codes, Cost Recovery/Allocation, Emissions Mitigation Scheme, Emissions Standards, Enabling Legislation, Energy Standards, Feebates, Feed-in Tariffs, Fuel Efficiency Standards, Incandescent Phase-Out, Mandates/Targets, Net Metering & Interconnection, Resource Integration Planning, Safety Standards, Upgrade Requirements, Utility/Electricity Service Costs) for this property.

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All Eyes on Eastport: Tidal Energy Project Brings Change, Opportunity to  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

All Eyes on Eastport: Tidal Energy Project Brings Change, All Eyes on Eastport: Tidal Energy Project Brings Change, Opportunity to Local Community All Eyes on Eastport: Tidal Energy Project Brings Change, Opportunity to Local Community July 24, 2012 - 2:40pm Addthis Captain Gerald "Gerry" Morrison, Vice President of Perry Marine & Consctruction. | Photo Courtesy of Ocean Renewable Power Company. Captain Gerald "Gerry" Morrison, Vice President of Perry Marine & Consctruction. | Photo Courtesy of Ocean Renewable Power Company. Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Today in Eastport, Maine, people are gathering to celebrate a project that will harness the power of the massive tides of Cobscook Bay to generate clean electricity. At a public dedication event this afternoon, Portland-based Ocean Renewable

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Upcoming Funding Opportunity for Competitive Marine and Hydrokinetic (MHK) Demonstrations at the Navys Wave Energy Test Site (WETS)  

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On March 24, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a Notice of Intent to issue a funding opportunity titled Competitive Marine and Hydrokinetic (MHK) Demonstrations at the Navys Wave Energy Test Site (WETS).

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Basic Research Needs for Superconductivity. Report of the Basic Energy Sciences Workshop on Superconductivity, May 8-11, 2006  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

As an energy carrier, electricity has no rival with regard to its environmental cleanliness, flexibility in interfacing with multiple production sources and end uses, and efficiency of delivery. In fact, the electric power grid was named ?the greatest engineering achievement of the 20th century? by the National Academy of Engineering. This grid, a technological marvel ingeniously knitted together from local networks growing out from cities and rural centers, may be the biggest and most complex artificial system ever built. However, the growing demand for electricity will soon challenge the grid beyond its capability, compromising its reliability through voltage fluctuations that crash digital electronics, brownouts that disable industrial processes and harm electrical equipment, and power failures like the North American blackout in 2003 and subsequent blackouts in London, Scandinavia, and Italy in the same year. The North American blackout affected 50 million people and caused approximately $6 billion in economic damage over the four days of its duration. Superconductivity offers powerful new opportunities for restoring the reliability of the power grid and increasing its capacity and efficiency. Superconductors are capable of carrying current without loss, making the parts of the grid they replace dramatically more efficient. Superconducting wires carry up to five times the current carried by copper wires that have the same cross section, thereby providing ample capacity for future expansion while requiring no increase in the number of overhead access lines or underground conduits. Their use is especially attractive in urban areas, where replacing copper with superconductors in power-saturated underground conduits avoids expensive new underground construction. Superconducting transformers cut the volume, weight, and losses of conventional transformers by a factor of two and do not require the contaminating and flammable transformer oils that violate urban safety codes. Unlike traditional grid technology, superconducting fault current limiters are smart. They increase their resistance abruptly in response to overcurrents from faults in the system, thus limiting the overcurrents and protecting the grid from damage. They react fast in both triggering and automatically resetting after the overload is cleared, providing a new, self-healing feature that enhances grid reliability. Superconducting reactive power regulators further enhance reliability by instantaneously adjusting reactive power for maximum efficiency and stability in a compact and economic package that is easily sited in urban grids. Not only do superconducting motors and generators cut losses, weight, and volume by a factor of two, but they are also much more tolerant of voltage sag, frequency instabilities, and reactive power fluctuations than their conventional counterparts. The challenge facing the electricity grid to provide abundant, reliable power will soon grow to crisis proportions. Continuing urbanization remains the dominant historic demographic trend in the United States and in the world. By 2030, nearly 90% of the U.S. population will reside in cities and suburbs, where increasingly strict permitting requirements preclude bringing in additional overhead access lines, underground cables are saturated, and growth in power demand is highest. The power grid has never faced a challenge so great or so critical to our future productivity, economic growth, and quality of life. Incremental advances in existing grid technology are not capable of solving the urban power bottleneck. Revolutionary new solutions are needed ? the kind that come only from superconductivity.

Sarrao, J.; Kwok, W-K; Bozovic, I.; Mazin, I.; Seamus, J. C.; Civale, L.; Christen, D.; Horwitz, J.; Kellogg, G.; Finnemore, D.; Crabtree, G.; Welp, U.; Ashton, C.; Herndon, B.; Shapard, L.; Nault, R. M.

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