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  1. wave energy plant

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Secure & Sustainable Energy Future Stationary Power Energy Conversion Efficiency Solar ... SunShot Grand Challenge: Regional Test Centers wave energy plant HomeTag:wave energy ...

  2. Wave Energy | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Wave Energy Jump to: navigation, search Contents 1 Description 2 History 3 Technology 4 Current and Possible Wave Farms 5 Pros and Cons Description Wave energy (or wave power) is...

  3. wave energy industry research

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Secure & Sustainable Energy Future Stationary Power Energy Conversion Efficiency Solar ... SunShot Grand Challenge: Regional Test Centers wave energy industry research HomeTag:wave ...

  4. wave energy devices

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter SIMulator) Code Development and Training Class News, Partnership, Renewable Energy, Water Power WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter SIMulator) Code ...

  5. ocean wave energy

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    wave energy - Sandia Energy Energy Search Icon Sandia Home Locations Contact Us Employee Locator Energy & Climate Secure & Sustainable Energy Future Stationary Power Energy ...

  6. Wave Energy Scotland

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... Industry outreach: DOE and Wave Energy Scotland co-sponsored WEC technology workshop News, Partnership, Renewable Energy, Water Power, Workshops Industry outreach: DOE and Wave ...

  7. wave energy testing

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... Successful testing of Sandia Labs' Wave Energy Converter (WEC) system News, Partnership, Water Power Successful testing of Sandia Labs' Wave Energy Converter (WEC) system Sandia ...

  8. Proposal for determining the energy content of gravitational waves by using approximate symmetries of differential equations

    SciTech Connect

    Hussain, Ibrar; Qadir, Asghar; Mahomed, F. M.

    2009-06-15

    Since gravitational wave spacetimes are time-varying vacuum solutions of Einstein's field equations, there is no unambiguous means to define their energy content. However, Weber and Wheeler had demonstrated that they do impart energy to test particles. There have been various proposals to define the energy content, but they have not met with great success. Here we propose a definition using 'slightly broken' Noether symmetries. We check whether this definition is physically acceptable. The procedure adopted is to appeal to 'approximate symmetries' as defined in Lie analysis and use them in the limit of the exact symmetry holding. A problem is noted with the use of the proposal for plane-fronted gravitational waves. To attain a better understanding of the implications of this proposal we also use an artificially constructed time-varying nonvacuum metric and evaluate its Weyl and stress-energy tensors so as to obtain the gravitational and matter components separately and compare them with the energy content obtained by our proposal. The procedure is also used for cylindrical gravitational wave solutions. The usefulness of the definition is demonstrated by the fact that it leads to a result on whether gravitational waves suffer self-damping.

  9. wave energy converter

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... Updates and Meeting Read More Permalink Advanced Controls of Wave Energy Converters May Increase Power Capture Up to 330% Computational Modeling & Simulation, Energy, News, ...

  10. Wave Star Energy | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Star Energy Jump to: navigation, search Name: Wave Star Energy Place: Denmark Zip: DK-2920 Product: Denmark-based private wave device developer. References: Wave Star Energy1...

  11. Dartmouth Wave Energy Searaser | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Energy Searaser Jump to: navigation, search Name: Dartmouth Wave Energy (Searaser) Place: United Kingdom Product: British firm developing the wave energy converter, Searaser....

  12. Cycloidal Wave Energy Converter

    SciTech Connect

    Stefan G. Siegel, Ph.D.

    2012-11-30

    This program allowed further advancing the development of a novel type of wave energy converter, a Cycloidal Wave Energy Converter or CycWEC. A CycWEC consists of one or more hydrofoils rotating around a central shaft, and operates fully submerged beneath the water surface. It operates under feedback control sensing the incoming waves, and converts wave power to shaft power directly without any intermediate power take off system. Previous research consisting of numerical simulations and two dimensional small 1:300 scale wave flume experiments had indicated wave cancellation efficiencies beyond 95%. The present work was centered on construction and testing of a 1:10 scale model and conducting two testing campaigns in a three dimensional wave basin. These experiments allowed for the first time for direct measurement of electrical power generated as well as the interaction of the CycWEC in a three dimensional environment. The Atargis team successfully conducted two testing campaigns at the Texas A&M Offshore Technology Research Center and was able to demonstrate electricity generation. In addition, three dimensional wave diffraction results show the ability to achieve wave focusing, thus increasing the amount of wave power that can be extracted beyond what was expected from earlier two dimensional investigations. Numerical results showed wave cancellation efficiencies for irregular waves to be on par with results for regular waves over a wide range of wave lengths. Using the results from previous simulations and experiments a full scale prototype was designed and its performance in a North Atlantic wave climate of average 30kW/m of wave crest was estimated. A full scale WEC with a blade span of 150m will deliver a design power of 5MW at an estimated levelized cost of energy (LCOE) in the range of 10-17 US cents per kWh. Based on the new results achieved in the 1:10 scale experiments these estimates appear conservative and the likely performance at full scale will

  13. advanced wave energy control design

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    wave energy control design - Sandia Energy Energy Search Icon Sandia Home Locations Contact Us Employee Locator Energy & Climate Secure & Sustainable Energy Future Stationary Power ...

  14. Euro Wave Energy | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Wave Energy Jump to: navigation, search Name: Euro Wave Energy Region: Norway Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Website: www.eurowaveenergy.com This company is listed in the Marine...

  15. Leancon Wave Energy | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Leancon Wave Energy Jump to: navigation, search Name: Leancon Wave Energy Address: Alpedalsvej 37 Place: Kolding Zip: 6000 Region: Denmark Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Phone...

  16. Green Ocean Wave Energy | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Ocean Wave Energy Jump to: navigation, search Name: Green Ocean Wave Energy Region: United States Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Website: http: This company is listed in the...

  17. Wave Energy Basics | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Ocean » 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

  18. Next Wave Energy Inc | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name: Next Wave Energy Inc Place: Denver,CO, Colorado Zip: 80202 Sector: Renewable Energy Product: NextWave Energy was a consulting firm focused...

  19. Wave Energy Centre | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Centre Jump to: navigation, search Name: Wave Energy Centre Address: Wave Energy Centre Av Manuela da Maia 36 R C Dto Place: Lisboa Zip: 1000-201 Region: Portugal Sector: Marine...

  20. Sandia Energy - WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter SIMulator)

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter SIMulator) Home Stationary Power Energy Conversion Efficiency Water Power WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter SIMulator) WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter...

  1. Catching a Wave: Innovative Wave Energy Device Surfs for Power...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Catching a Wave: Innovative Wave Energy Device Surfs for Power in Hawaii Catching a Wave: Innovative Wave Energy Device Surfs for Power in Hawaii July 29, 2015 - 12:00pm Addthis...

  2. WETGen (Wave Energy Turbine GENerator) | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    WETGen (Wave Energy Turbine GENerator) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: WETGen (Wave Energy Turbine GENerator) Name WETGen (Wave Energy Turbine GENerator) Place Coos Bay, Oregon...

  3. Harnessing Energy from Ocean Waves

    SciTech Connect

    Lehmann, Marcus

    2015-05-06

    Berkeley Lab scientist Marcus Lehmann, a member of the Lab's Cyclotron Road cohort, discusses his research on harnessing energy from ocean waves.

  4. Wave Energy Prize Results | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Wave Energy Prize Results Wave Energy Prize Results Live streaming video by Ustream Wednesday, November 16, 2016 -- 10:00am. The Department of Energy will announce the results of the Wave Energy Prize during an Innovation Showcase to be held at Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division on Nov. 16. Although attendance at this event will be by invitation only, the public is invited to watch the announcement live beginning at 10 a.m. ET. Results will also be available on the Wave Energy Prize

  5. Wave Energy Resource Assessment | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov [DOE] (indexed site)

    Wave Energy Resource Assessment 52waveresourceassessmenteprijacobson.ppt (308.5 KB) ... Validation (OPPSDIV) Whitestone Power & Communications (TRL 1 2 3 System) - ...

  6. Wave energy and intertidal productivity

    SciTech Connect

    Leigh, E.G. Jr.; Paine, R.T.; Quinn, J.F.; Suchanek, T.H.

    1987-03-01

    In the northern Pacific, intertidal zones of the most wave-beaten shores receive more energy from breaking waves than from the sun. Despite severe mortality from winter storms, communities at some wave-beaten sites produce an extraordinary quantity of dry matter per unit area of shore per year. At wave-beaten sites of Tatoosh Island, WA, sea palms, Postelsia palmaeformis, can produce > 10 kg of dry matter, or 1.5 x 10/sup 8/ J, per m/sup 2/ in a good year. Extraordinarily productive organisms such as Postelsia are restricted to wave-beaten sites. Intertidal organisms cannot transform wave energy into chemical energy, as photosynthetic plants transform solar energy, nor can intertidal organisms harness wave energy. Nonetheless, wave energy enhances the productivity of intertidal organisms. On exposed shores, waves increase the capacity of resident algae to acquire nutrients and use sunlight, augment the competitive ability of productive organism, and protect intertidal residents by knocking away their enemies or preventing them from feeding.

  7. Oregon Wave Energy Trust OWET | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Wave Energy Trust OWET Jump to: navigation, search Name: Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) Place: Portland, Oregon Zip: 97207 Product: String representation "The Oregon Wave ... rgy...

  8. survival analysis of wave energy converters

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    wave energy converters - Sandia Energy Energy Search Icon Sandia Home Locations Contact Us Employee Locator Energy & Climate Secure & Sustainable Energy Future Stationary Power ...

  9. Ocean Wave Energy Company OWECO | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Energy Company OWECO Jump to: navigation, search Name: Ocean Wave Energy Company (OWECO) Place: Bristol, Rhode Island Sector: Ocean Product: Wave energy device developer. The...

  10. wave energy converter

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Energy Storage Nuclear Power & Engineering Grid Modernization Battery Testing Nuclear Energy Defense Waste Management ... (WEC) system Read More General overview of the T3R2 device. ...

  11. Wave Energy AS | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    AS Jump to: navigation, search Name: Wave Energy AS Address: Opstadveien 11C Place: Aalgaard Zip: 4330 Region: Norway Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Phone Number: (+47) 51 6109 30...

  12. Wave Energy Technologies Inc | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Technologies Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name: Wave Energy Technologies Inc Address: 270 Sandy Cove Rd Place: Ketch Harbour Zip: B3V 1K9 Region: Canada Sector: Marine and...

  13. Direct Drive Wave Energy Buoy

    SciTech Connect

    Rhinefrank, Kenneth E.; Lenee-Bluhm, Pukha; Prudell, Joseph H.; Schacher, Alphonse A.; Hammagren, Erik J.; Zhang, Zhe

    2013-07-29

    The most prudent path to a full-scale design, build and deployment of a wave energy conversion (WEC) system involves establishment of validated numerical models using physical experiments in a methodical scaling program. This Project provides essential additional rounds of wave tank testing at 1:33 scale and ocean/bay testing at a 1:7 scale, necessary to validate numerical modeling that is essential to a utility-scale WEC design and associated certification.

  14. Open Ocean Aquaculture & Wave Energy Site | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Aquaculture & Wave Energy Site Jump to: navigation, search Basic Specifications Facility Name Open Ocean Aquaculture & Wave Energy Site Overseeing Organization University of New...

  15. California Wave Energy Partners LLC | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Wave Energy Partners LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name: California Wave Energy Partners LLC Address: 1590 Reed Road Place: Pennington Zip: 8534 Region: United States Sector:...

  16. Danish Wave Energy Development Ltd | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Wave Energy Development Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name: Danish Wave Energy Development Ltd Place: Gentofte, Denmark Zip: 2820 Product: Original developer and now holding...

  17. MHK Technologies/The Crestwing Wave Energy Converter | Open Energy...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Crestwing Wave Energy Converter < MHK Technologies Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage The Crestwing Wave Energy Converter.jpg Technology Profile...

  18. Green Wave Energy Corp GWEC | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Wave Energy Corp GWEC Jump to: navigation, search Name: Green Wave Energy Corp GWEC Region: United States Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Website: http: This company is listed in...

  19. MHK Technologies/Indian Wave Energy Device IWAVE | Open Energy...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Indian Wave Energy Device IWAVE < MHK Technologies Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Indian Wave Energy Device IWAVE.jpg Technology Profile Primary...

  20. Wave Wind LLC | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Wave Wind LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name: Wave Wind LLC Place: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin Zip: 53590 Sector: Services, Wind energy Product: Wisconsin-based wind developer and...

  1. Webinar Recording Available: Advanced Wave Energy Converters...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Webinar Recording Available: Advanced Wave Energy Converters (WEC) Dynamics and Controls - ... Secure & Sustainable Energy Future Stationary Power Energy Conversion Efficiency Solar ...

  2. List of Wave Energy Incentives | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Coal with CCS Concentrating Solar Power Energy Storage Fuel Cells Geothermal Electric Natural Gas Nuclear Tidal Energy Wave Energy Wind energy BiomassBiogas Hydroelectric...

  3. Wave Energy Converter Effects on Nearshore Wave Propagation

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Energy Converter Effects on Nearshore Wave Propagation Jesse Roberts 1 , Grace Chang *2 , Craig Jones *3 Sandia National Laboratories 1515 Eubank SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123 USA 1...

  4. MHK Technologies/WAVE ENERGY CONVERTER | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    WAVE ENERGY CONVERTER < MHK Technologies Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Technology Profile Technology Resource Click here Wave Technology Type...

  5. MHK Technologies/Ocean Wave Energy Converter OWEC | Open Energy...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    with fewer parts Electromechanical loads are real time adjustable with respect to wave sensor web resulting in optimal energy conversion from near fully submerged wave following...

  6. Direct Drive Wave Energy Buoy | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Direct Drive Wave Energy Buoy 15direcolumbiapowerrhinefrank.ppt (1.58 MB) More Documents & Publications Wave Tank WEC Array Analysis Ocean Power Technologies (TRL 7 8 System) - ...

  7. European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) series are international, technical and scientific conferences, focussed on ocean renewable energy and widely respected for their commitment to...

  8. Energy Department Launches Competition to Drive Innovations in Wave Energy

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Energy Department today announced the opening of the registration period for the Wave Energy Prize competition that aims to double the state-of-the-art performance of wave energy conversion ...

  9. Sandia Energy - Advanced Controls of Wave Energy Converters May...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Advanced Controls of Wave Energy Converters May Increase Power Capture Up to 330% Home Renewable Energy Energy Water Power Partnership News News & Events Computational Modeling &...

  10. Wave energy absorber mountable on wave-facing structure

    SciTech Connect

    Kondo, H.

    1983-09-13

    A wave energy absorber comprising a caisson mountable on the seaside surface of an existing breakwater or coastal embankment, which caisson has a water chamber with an open side and a rear wall facing the open side. The distance from the open side to the rear wall is longer than one quarter of a wavelength L /SUB c/ in the water chamber so as to generate a standing wave in the water chamber with a node of the standing wave at a distance L /SUB c/ /4 from the rear wall toward the open side. A wave power turbine impeller is pivotally supported in the caisson at the node position, the impeller rotating in only one direction, whereby wave energy is absorbed by the impeller for further conversion into electric or thermal energy. The caisson itself can also be utilized as a breakwater or an embankment.

  11. Controller for a wave energy converter

    SciTech Connect

    Wilson, David G.; Bull, Diana L.; Robinett, III, Rush D.

    2015-09-22

    A wave energy converter (WEC) is described, the WEC including a power take off (PTO) that converts relative motion of bodies of the WEC into electrical energy. A controller controls operation of the PTO, causing the PTO to act as a motor to widen a wave frequency spectrum that is usable to generate electrical energy.

  12. Ocean floor mounting of wave energy converters

    DOEpatents

    Siegel, Stefan G

    2015-01-20

    A system for mounting a set of wave energy converters in the ocean includes a pole attached to a floor of an ocean and a slider mounted on the pole in a manner that permits the slider to move vertically along the pole and rotate about the pole. The wave energy converters can then be mounted on the slider to allow adjustment of the depth and orientation of the wave energy converters.

  13. Energy Department Announces $10 million for Wave Energy Demonstration...

    Energy.gov [DOE] (indexed site)

    million to test prototypes designed to generate clean, renewable electricity from ocean waves and help diversify America's energy portfolio. The Energy Department-supported...

  14. Elgen Wave | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Elgen Wave Jump to: navigation, search Name: Elgen Wave Region: United States Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Website: www.elgenwave.com This company is listed in the Marine and...

  15. Wave Energy Converter System Requirements and Performance Metrics

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Energy Department and Wave Energy Scotland are holding a joint workshop on wave energy converter (WEC) system requirements and performance metrics on Friday, February 26.

  16. WEC up! Energy Department Announces Wave Energy Conversion Prize...

    Energy.gov [DOE] (indexed site)

    This basin will allow WEC Prize participants to put their WEC devices to the test to see how much energy they can extract from waves in real-life wave scenarios. Information about ...

  17. WEC up! Energy Department Announces Wave Energy Conversion Prize Administrator

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Water Power Program today awarded $6.5 million to a Prize Administration Team for the development and execution of the Energy Department’s Wave Energy Conversion (WEC) Prize Competition. The WEC Prize will continue to advance marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technology as a viable source for America’s clean energy future, in part by providing an opportunity for developers to test their innovative wave energy conversion (WEC) devices in a wave generating basin.

  18. MHK Technologies/Ocean Wave Air Piston | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Ocean Wave Air Piston.jpg Technology Profile Primary Organization Green Ocean Wave Energy Technology Resource Click here Wave Technology Type Click here Attenuator...

  19. Wave Basin | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Basin Jump to: navigation, search Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleWaveBasin&oldid596392" Feedback Contact needs updating Image needs updating Reference...

  20. WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter - SIMulator)

    SciTech Connect

    2014-11-26

    WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter SIMulator) is a code developed by Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to model wave energy converters (WECs) when they are subject to operational waves. The code is a time-domain modeling tool developed in MATLAB/Simulink using the multi-body dynamics solver SimMechanics. In WEC-Sim, WECs are modeled by connecting rigid bodies to one another with joint or constraint blocks from the WEC-Sim library. WEC-Sim is a publicly available, open-source code to model WECs.

  1. WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter - SIMulator)

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center

    2014-11-26

    WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter SIMulator) is a code developed by Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to model wave energy converters (WECs) when they are subject to operational waves. The code is a time-domain modeling tool developed in MATLAB/Simulink using the multi-body dynamics solver SimMechanics. In WEC-Sim, WECs are modeled by connecting rigid bodies to one another with joint or constraint blocks from the WEC-Sim library. WEC-Sim is a publicly available, open-sourcemore » code to model WECs.« less

  2. Wave Energy Technology New Zealand | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Zealand Jump to: navigation, search Name: Wave Energy Technology New Zealand Address: PO Box 25456 Panama St Place: Wellington Zip: 6146 Region: New Zealand Sector: Marine and...

  3. MHK Projects/Santona Wave Energy Park | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Santona Wave Energy Park < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... "minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"RO...

  4. Oregon Wave Energy Partners LLC | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Partners LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name: Oregon Wave Energy Partners LLC Address: 1590 Reed Road Place: Pennington Zip: 8534 Region: United States Sector: Marine and...

  5. MHK Technologies/Wave Energy Propulsion | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    MHK Technologies Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Wave Energy Propulsion.jpg Technology Profile Primary Organization Kneider Innovations...

  6. MHK Technologies/OCEANTEC Wave Energy Converter | Open Energy...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Energy Converter.jpg Technology Profile Primary Organization OCEANTEC Energias Marinas S L Technology Resource Click here Wave Technology Type Click here Attenuator Technology...

  7. Internal wave energy radiated from a turbulent mixed layer

    SciTech Connect

    Munroe, James R.; Sutherland, Bruce R.

    2014-09-15

    We examine mixed-layer deepening and the generation of internal waves in stratified fluid resulting from turbulence that develops in response to an applied surface stress. In laboratory experiments the stress is applied over the breadth of a finite-length tank by a moving roughened conveyor belt. The turbulence in the shear layer is characterized using particle image velocimetry to measure the kinetic energy density. The internal waves are measured using synthetic schlieren to determine their amplitudes, frequencies, and energy density. We also perform fully nonlinear numerical simulations restricted to two dimensions but in a horizontally periodic domain. These clearly demonstrate that internal waves are generated by transient eddies at the integral length scale of turbulence and which translate with the background shear along the base of the mixed layer. In both experiments and simulations we find that the energy density of the generated waves is 1%3% of the turbulent kinetic energy density of the turbulent layer.

  8. Energy Extraction from a Slider-Crank Wave Energy Converter under Irregular Wave Conditions

    SciTech Connect

    Sang, Yuanrui; Karayaka, H. Bora; Yan, Yanjun; Zhang, James Z.; Muljadi, Eduard; Yu, Yi-Hsiang

    2015-10-19

    A slider-crank wave energy converter (WEC) is a novel energy conversion device. It converts wave energy into electricity at a relatively high efficiency, and it features a simple structure. Past analysis on this particular WEC has been done under regular sinusoidal wave conditions, and suboptimal energy could be achieved. This paper presents the analysis of the system under irregular wave conditions; a time-domain hydrodynamics model is adopted and a rule-based control methodology is introduced to better serve the irregular wave conditions. Results from the simulations show that the performance of the system under irregular wave conditions is different from that under regular sinusoidal wave conditions, but a reasonable amount of energy can still be extracted.

  9. Energy Extraction from a Slider-Crank Wave Energy under Irregular Wave Conditions: Preprint

    SciTech Connect

    Sang, Yuanrui; Karayaka, H. Bora; Yan, Yanjun; Zhang, James Z.; Muljadi, Eduard; Yu, Yi-Hsiang

    2015-08-24

    A slider-crank wave energy converter (WEC) is a novel energy conversion device. It converts wave energy into electricity at a relatively high efficiency, and it features a simple structure. Past analysis on this particular WEC has been done under regular sinusoidal wave conditions, and suboptimal energy could be achieved. This paper presents the analysis of the system under irregular wave conditions; a time-domain hydrodynamics model is adopted and a rule-based control methodology is introduced to better serve the irregular wave conditions. Results from the simulations show that the performance of the system under irregular wave conditions is different from that under regular sinusoidal wave conditions, but a reasonable amount of energy can still be extracted.

  10. MHK Technologies/Magnetohydrodynamic MHD Wave Energy Converter...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Magnetohydrodynamic MHD Wave Energy Converter MWEC < MHK Technologies Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Magnetohydrodynamic MHD Wave Energy...

  11. Potential Impacts of Hydrokinetic and Wave Energy Conversion...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Potential Impacts of Hydrokinetic and Wave Energy Conversion Technologies on Aquatic Environments Potential Impacts of Hydrokinetic and Wave Energy Conversion Technologies on ...

  12. Mapping and Assessment of the United States Ocean Wave Energy...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Mapping and Assessment of the United States Ocean Wave Energy Resource Mapping and Assessment of the United States Ocean Wave Energy Resource This report describes the analysis and ...

  13. Mapping and Assessment of the United States Ocean Wave Energy...

    Energy.gov [DOE] (indexed site)

    ... OWEP (Oregon Wave Energy Partners, Ltd. 2006. Preliminary Permit Application (Coos Bay OPT Wave Park). Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Docket No. P-12749-000. November 2006. ...

  14. AquaHarmonics Wins the Energy Department's Wave Energy Prize: CalWave

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Power Technologies and Waveswing America Named Runners-Up in $2.25 Million Prize Challenge | Department of Energy AquaHarmonics Wins the Energy Department's Wave Energy Prize: CalWave Power Technologies and Waveswing America Named Runners-Up in $2.25 Million Prize Challenge AquaHarmonics Wins the Energy Department's Wave Energy Prize: CalWave Power Technologies and Waveswing America Named Runners-Up in $2.25 Million Prize Challenge November 16, 2016 - 12:07pm Addthis News release from the

  15. Experimental testing of wave energy converter (WEC) controls

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    testing of wave energy converter (WEC) controls - Sandia Energy Energy Search Icon Sandia ... Secure & Sustainable Energy Future Stationary Power Energy Conversion Efficiency Solar ...

  16. Successful testing of Sandia Labs' Wave Energy Converter (WEC...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Successful testing of Sandia Labs' Wave Energy Converter (WEC) system - Sandia Energy Energy Search ... Safety, Security & Resilience of the Energy Infrastructure Energy Storage ...

  17. Ocean Wave Wind Energy Ltd OWWE | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Wind Energy Ltd OWWE Jump to: navigation, search Name: Ocean Wave Wind Energy Ltd OWWE Region: Norway Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Website: www.owwe.net This company is listed...

  18. Video: Energy Department's Wave Energy Prize Testing Underway

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Energy Department's Wave Energy Prize teams are putting their devices in the water at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division in Bethesda, Maryland. Nine teams are assembling their devices onsite before testing them in the tank.

  19. Clustering of cycloidal wave energy converters

    DOEpatents

    Siegel, Stefan G.

    2016-03-29

    A wave energy conversion system uses a pair of wave energy converters (WECs) on respective active mountings on a floating platform, so that the separation of the WECs from each other or from a central WEC can be actively adjusted according to the wavelength of incident waves. The adjustable separation facilitates operation of the system to cancel reactive forces, which may be generated during wave energy conversion. Modules on which such pairs of WECs are mounted can be assembled with one or more central WECs to form large clusters in which reactive forces and torques can be made to cancel. WECs of different sizes can be employed to facilitate cancelation of reactive forces and torques.

  20. Renewable Energy Wave Pumps | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Technology Database. This company is involved in the following MHK Technologies: Wave Water Pump WWP This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Retrieved from...

  1. MHK Technologies/WaveStar | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    to the MHK database homepage WaveStar.jpg Technology Profile Primary Organization Wave Star Energy Project(s) where this technology is utilized *MHK ProjectsWave Star Energy 1...

  2. Sandia National Laboratories Uses Its Wave Energy Converter ...

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    Uses Its Wave Energy Converter (WEC) to Harness the Motion of the Ocean - Sandia Energy ... Secure & Sustainable Energy Future Stationary Power Energy Conversion Efficiency Solar ...

  3. WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter SIMulator) Code Development and...

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    (Wave Energy Converter SIMulator) Code Development and Training Class - Sandia Energy ... Secure & Sustainable Energy Future Stationary Power Energy Conversion Efficiency Solar ...

  4. Sandia, NREL Release Wave Energy Converter Modeling and Simulation...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    NREL Release Wave Energy Converter Modeling and Simulation Code: WEC-Sim - Sandia Energy ... Secure & Sustainable Energy Future Stationary Power Energy Conversion Efficiency Solar ...

  5. Investigation of Wave Energy Converter Effects on Near-shore Wave Fields: Model Generation Validation and Evaluation - Kaneohe Bay HI.

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    Roberts, Jesse D.; Chang, Grace; Jones, Craig

    2014-09-01

    The numerical model, SWAN (Simulating WAves Nearshore) , was used to simulate wave conditions in Kaneohe Bay, HI in order to determine the effects of wave energy converter ( WEC ) devices on the propagation of waves into shore. A nested SWAN model was validated then used to evaluate a range of initial wave conditions: significant wave heights (H s ) , peak periods (T p ) , and mean wave directions ( MWD) . Differences between wave height s in the presence and absence of WEC device s were assessed at locations in shore of the WEC array. The maximum decrease in wave height due to the WEC s was predicted to be approximately 6% at 5 m and 10 m water depths. Th is occurred for model initiation parameters of H s = 3 m (for 5 m water depth) or 4 m (10 m water depth) , T p = 10 s, and MWD = 330deg . Subsequently, bottom orbital velocities were found to decrease by about 6%.

  6. Northwest Energy Innovations (TRL 5 6 System)- WETNZ MtiMode Wave Energy Converter Advancement Project

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    Northwest Energy Innovations (TRL 5 6 System) - WETNZ MtiMode Wave Energy Converter Advancement Project

  7. MHK Technologies/Floating wave Generator | Open Energy Information

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    homepage Floating wave Generator.jpg Technology Profile Primary Organization Green Energy Corp Technology Resource Click here Wave Technology Type Click here Attenuator...

  8. MHK Technologies/WaveSurfer | Open Energy Information

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    to the MHK database homepage WaveSurfer.jpg Technology Profile Primary Organization Green Energy Industries Inc Technology Resource Click here Wave Technology Type Click here...

  9. MHK Technologies/DEXA Wave Converter | Open Energy Information

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    Click here Wave Technology Type Click here Attenuator Technology Description The wave energy conversion is similar to other devices There is no data publicly available...

  10. Wave Dragon ApS | Open Energy Information

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    Denmark Country: Denmark Zip: DK-2200 Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Product: Wave energy converter development company. Has patented the Wave Dragon, an offshore floating...

  11. BlueWave Capital LLC | Open Energy Information

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    BlueWave Capital LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name: BlueWave Capital LLC Place: Boston, Massachusetts Sector: Renewable Energy Product: Knowledge-based investment firm focused...

  12. SyncWave Energy Inc | Open Energy Information

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    Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name: SyncWave Energy Inc Address: 1422 Collins Rd PO Box 459 Place: Pemberton Zip: V0N 2L0 Region: Canada Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Phone...

  13. Apparatus for utilizing the energy of wave swells and waves

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    Dubois, Y.; Dubois, F.Y.

    1983-07-05

    The invention involves a device for utilizing the energy from sea swells and waves. The device is characterized by the combination of: (a) a vessel adapted to follow the regular undulations of sea swells at a place of anchorage, and constructed in a manner to face the swells so as to pitch and not to roll while anchored; (b) air cylinders disposed at least at one extremity of the vessel to moderate more or less the amplitude of the pitching; (c) watertight compartments containing a liquid; (d) prime movers, such as continuously powered turbines, located in the path of the liquid and suited to harness energy from the liquid as it moves so as to supply mechanical energy to at least one rotatable shaft; and (e) liquid deflectors located at the extremities of each water-tight compartment.

  14. Direct Drive Wave Energy Buoy

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    Rhinefrank, Ken

    2011-11-02

    Presentation from the 2011 Water Peer Review in which principal investigator discusses project progress and results for this project which will be used to inform the utility-scale design process, improve cost estimates, accurately forecast energy production and to observe system operation and survivability.

  15. Industry outreach: DOE and Wave Energy Scotland co-sponsored...

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    Industry outreach: DOE and Wave Energy Scotland co-sponsored WEC technology workshop - ... Secure & Sustainable Energy Future Stationary Power Energy Conversion Efficiency Solar ...

  16. Preliminary Analysis of an Oscillating Surge Wave Energy Converter...

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    ... of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Wind and Water Power Technologies Office. ... E. Ramudu, "Ocean wave energy-driven desalination systems for off- grid coastal ...

  17. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Office of Energy Efficiency...

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    Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued by Energy ...

  18. Revamped Simulation Tool to Power Up Wave Energy Development | Department

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    of Energy Revamped Simulation Tool to Power Up Wave Energy Development Revamped Simulation Tool to Power Up Wave Energy Development May 21, 2015 - 2:40pm Addthis Revamped Simulation Tool to Power Up Wave Energy Development Alison LaBonte Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology Manager When engineers want to model new technologies, there's often nothing better than simulation tools. Designing technologies to harness energy from ocean waves is especially complex because engineers have to build them

  19. DOE Announces Webinars on the Wave Energy Converter Prize, the...

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    the Wave Energy Converter Prize, the Best of the Clean Cities Tools and Resources, and More DOE Announces Webinars on the Wave Energy Converter Prize, the Best of the Clean Cities...

  20. Haynes Wave Basin | Open Energy Information

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    Wave Basin Jump to: navigation, search Basic Specifications Facility Name Haynes Wave Basin Overseeing Organization Texas A&M (Haynes) Hydrodynamic Testing Facility Type Wave Basin...

  1. Making Wave Power Efficient and Affordable | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    ARPA-E Technology Showcase: Project Spotlight Energy Department Awards 7.4 Million to Develop Advanced Components for Wave and Tidal Energy Systems Project Overview Positive ...

  2. Advancing Technology Readiness: Wave Energy Testing and Demonstration

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    EEREs support enabled Northwest Energy Innovations to verify the functionality of its Wave Energy TechnologyNew Zealand (WET-NZ) device.

  3. Proceedings of the Hydrokinetic and Wave Energy Technologies...

    Energy.gov [DOE] (indexed site)

    of Hydrokinetic and Wave Energy Conversion Technologies on Aquatic Environments Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Water Power Program: ...

  4. Wave Energy Research, Testing and Demonstration Center

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    Batten, Belinda

    2014-09-30

    The purpose of this project was to build upon the research, development and testing experience of the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) to establish a non-grid connected open-ocean testing facility for wave energy converters (WECs) off the coast of Newport, Oregon. The test facility would serve as the first facility of its kind in the continental US with a fully energetic wave resource where WEC technologies could be proven for west coast US markets. The test facility would provide the opportunity for self-contained WEC testing or WEC testing connected via an umbilical cable to a mobile ocean test berth (MOTB). The MOTB would act as a “grid surrogate” measuring energy produced by the WEC and the environmental conditions under which the energy was produced. In order to realize this vision, the ocean site would need to be identified through outreach to community stakeholders, and then regulatory and permitting processes would be undertaken. Part of those processes would require environmental baseline studies and site analysis, including benthic, acoustic and wave resource characterization. The MOTB and its myriad systems would need to be designed and constructed.The first WEC test at the facility with the MOTB was completed within this project with the WET-NZ device in summer 2012. In summer 2013, the MOTB was deployed with load cells on its mooring lines to characterize forces on mooring systems in a variety of sea states. Throughout both testing seasons, studies were done to analyze environmental effects during testing operations. Test protocols and best management practices for open ocean operations were developed. As a result of this project, the non-grid connected fully energetic WEC test facility is operational, and the MOTB system developed provides a portable concept for WEC testing. The permitting process used provides a model for other wave energy projects, especially those in the Pacific Northwest that have similar

  5. Wave Energy Converter Extreme Conditions Modeling One Pager | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy Wave Energy Converter Extreme Conditions Modeling One Pager Wave Energy Converter Extreme Conditions Modeling One Pager The wave energy converter (WEC) extreme conditions modeling (ECM) project provides developers with improved means of predicting WEC design loads. WEC developers will use the ECM tools to reduce uncertainty and risk in the WEC design process. The ECM project is a collaboration between the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratory, and the U.S.

  6. Internal energy relaxation in shock wave structure

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    Josyula, Eswar Suchyta, Casimir J.; Boyd, Iain D.; Vedula, Prakash

    2013-12-15

    The Wang Chang-Uhlenbeck (WCU) equation is numerically integrated to characterize the internal structure of Mach 3 and Mach 5 shock waves in a gas with excitation in the internal energy states for the treatment of inelastic collisions. Elastic collisions are modeled with the hard sphere collision model and the transition rates for the inelastic collisions modified appropriately using probabilities based on relative velocities of the colliding particles. The collision integral is evaluated by the conservative discrete ordinate method [F. Tcheremissine, “Solution of the Boltzmann kinetic equation for high-speed flows,” Comput. Math. Math. Phys. 46, 315–329 (2006); F. Cheremisin, “Solution of the Wang Chang-Uhlenbeck equation,” Dokl. Phys. 47, 487–490 (2002)] developed for the Boltzmann equation. For the treatment of the diatomic molecules, the internal energy modes in the Boltzmann equation are described quantum mechanically given by the WCU equation. As a first step in the treatment of the inelastic collisions by the WCU equation, a two- and three-quantum system is considered to study the effect of the varying of (1) the inelastic cross section and (2) the energy gap between the quantum energy states. An alternative method, the direct simulation Monte Carlo method, is used for the Mach 3 shock wave to ensure the consistency of implementation in the two methods and there is an excellent agreement between the two methods. The results from the WCU implementation showed consistent trends for the Mach 3 and Mach5 standing shock waves simulations. Inelastic contributions change the downstream equilibrium state and allow the flow to transition to the equilibrium state further upstream.

  7. Wave Energy Converter Effects on Wave Fields: Evaluation of SNL-SWAN and Sensitivity Studies in Monterey Bay CA.

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    Roberts, Jesse D.; Chang, Grace; Magalen, Jason; Jones, Craig

    2014-09-01

    A modified version of an indust ry standard wave modeling tool was evaluated, optimized, and utilized to investigate model sensitivity to input parameters a nd wave energy converter ( WEC ) array deployment scenarios. Wave propagation was investigated d ownstream of the WECs to evaluate overall near - and far - field effects of WEC arrays. The sensitivity study illustrate d that wave direction and WEC device type we r e most sensitive to the variation in the model parameters examined in this study . Generally, the changes in wave height we re the primary alteration caused by the presence of a WEC array. Specifically, W EC device type and subsequently their size directly re sult ed in wave height variations; however, it is important to utilize ongoing laboratory studies and future field tests to determine the most appropriate power matrix values for a particular WEC device and configuration in order to improve modeling results .

  8. WavePlane International AS | Open Energy Information

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    International AS Place: Gentofte, Denmark Zip: 2820 Product: Company working with a wave energy device called the 'WavePlane' Coordinates: 55.75069, 12.55007 Show Map Loading...

  9. MHK Technologies/Oceanlinx Mark 3 Wave Energy Converter | Open...

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    Wave Energy Project *MHK ProjectsHawaii *MHK ProjectsOceanlinx Maui *MHK ProjectsPort Kembla *MHK ProjectsPortland Technology Resource Click here Wave Technology Type Click...

  10. Development of Feedforward Control Strategies for Wave Energy...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    entire wave energy converter panel assembly with control flaps shown in Figure 1 is hinged at the bottom to allow the entire system to rotate with the wave motion to produce power. ...

  11. NREL: Wind Power Research - NWTC Researchers Develop Wave Energy...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    turbines generate power, electricity can be generated by capturing the energy of waves. ... The simplest type is a device that, as the waves hit, pulls on a line attached to a ...

  12. C Wave Ltd | Open Energy Information

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    Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name: C-Wave Ltd Place: England, United Kingdom Zip: SO17 1BJ Product: C-Wave is developing an innovative wave power technology using a unique...

  13. Kinetic Wave Power | Open Energy Information

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    Wave Power Jump to: navigation, search Name: Kinetic Wave Power Address: 2861 N Tupelo St Place: Midland Zip: 48642 Region: United States Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Phone...

  14. Triton Sea Wave Technologies | Open Energy Information

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    Triton Sea Wave Technologies Jump to: navigation, search Name: Triton Sea Wave Technologies Address: 22 A Thrakis Zip: 15669 Region: Greece Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Year...

  15. Clean Wave Ventures | Open Energy Information

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    Wave Ventures Jump to: navigation, search Name: Clean Wave Ventures Place: Indianapolis, Indiana Zip: 46204 Product: Midwest-based venture capital firm specializing in high growth...

  16. Wind Waves and Sun | Open Energy Information

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    Wind Waves and Sun Jump to: navigation, search Name: Wind Waves and Sun Region: United States Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Website: www.windwavesandsun.com This company is...

  17. Motor Wave Group | Open Energy Information

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    Wave Group Jump to: navigation, search Name: Motor Wave Group Place: Hong Kong Region: China Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Website: www.motorwavegroup.com This company is listed...

  18. Advanced Wave Energy Converters (WEC) Dynamics and Controls Webinar...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Wave Energy Converters (WEC) Dynamics and Controls Webinar: June 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. EDT ... Secure & Sustainable Energy Future Stationary Power Energy Conversion Efficiency Solar ...

  19. Energy Department Announces Funding for Demonstration and Testing of Advanced Wave and Tidal Energy Technologies

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    The Energy Department today announced $10 million to strengthen the U.S. marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy industry, including wave and tidal energy sources.

  20. What are Gravitational Waves? | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    are Gravitational Waves? What are Gravitational Waves? June 27, 2016 - 1:03pm Addthis Einstein was right! Gravitational Waves exist. Find out how they work. | Graphic courtesy of California Institute of Technology. Einstein was right! Gravitational Waves exist. Find out how they work. | Graphic courtesy of California Institute of Technology. Daniel Holz University of Chicago Albert Einstein first predicted gravitational waves almost a century ago, but only since September 15, 2015, have

  1. MHK Technologies/Wave Rider | Open Energy Information

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    into electricity Electricity is generated via small turbines powered by hydraulic circuits which captures the energy of the wave and converts it into high pressure hydraulic...

  2. MHK Technologies/Wave Energy Conversion Activator WECA | Open...

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    MHK Technologies Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Wave Energy Conversion Activator WECA.jpg Technology Profile Primary Organization Daedalus...

  3. MHK Projects/Greenwave Rhode Island Ocean Wave Energy Project...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Greenwave Rhode Island Ocean Wave Energy Project < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... "minzoom":false,"mappingservice":...

  4. MHK Technologies/Wave Rotor | Open Energy Information

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    Project(s) where this technology is utilized *MHK ProjectsC Energy Technology Resource Click here Wave Technology Type Click here Axial Flow Turbine Technology Readiness Level...

  5. MHK Technologies/Float Wave Electric Power Station | Open Energy...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    space thus securing the best condition for effective wave energy taking off The experimental laboratory study of scaled FWEPS models has shown that the mechanical actuator...

  6. Catching a Wave: Innovative Wave Energy Device Surfs for Power in Hawaii

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    With support from the Energy Department and the U.S. Navy, a prototype wave energy device has advanced successfully from initial concept to grid-connected, open-ocean pilot testing. The device,...

  7. EERE Success Story—Catching a Wave: Innovative Wave Energy Device Surfs for Power in Hawaii

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    With support from the Energy Department and the U.S. Navy, a prototype wave energy device has advanced successfully from initial concept to grid-connected, open-ocean pilot testing. The device,...

  8. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Energy Technology Engineering Center

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    | Department of Energy Energy Technology Engineering Center Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Energy Technology Engineering Center Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued by Energy Technology Engineering Center. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD No downloads found for this office.

  9. Energy Department Invests $16 Million to Harness Wave and Tidal Energy |

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Department of Energy 6 Million to Harness Wave and Tidal Energy Energy Department Invests $16 Million to Harness Wave and Tidal Energy August 29, 2013 - 2:35pm Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - As part of the Obama Administration's all-of-the-above strategy to deploy every available source of American energy, the Energy Department today announced $16 million for seventeen projects to help sustainably and efficiently capture energy from waves, tides and currents.

  10. Rene Wave Ltd | Open Energy Information

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    Rene Wave Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name: Rene Wave Ltd Address: 85 Emmett Ave Suite 2508 Place: Toronto Zip: M6M 5A2 Region: Canada Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Phone...

  11. Property:Wave Direction | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Wave Basin + Uni-Directional + Lakefront Tow Tank + Uni-Directional + Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors Model + Uni-Directional + M MHL 2D WindWave + Uni-Directional + MHL...

  12. Model studies of oscillating water column wave-energy device

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    Koola, P.M.; Ravindran, M.; Narayana, P.A.A.

    1995-04-01

    A harbor oscillating water column wave-energy device has been selected for the Indian pilot wave-energy program. The site has a water depth of about 12 m and an average annual wave-power potential of 13 kW/m. Such sites are attractive locations for fishing breakwaters. Due to the relatively low power potential, these oscillating water column devices arc intended to be modules of a multifunctional breakwater. The present paper highlights the results of the scale-model experiments carried out on a prototype wave-energy caisson.

  13. Wave-Energy/-Device Modeling: Developing A 1:17 Scaled Model

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... News & Events, Renewable Energy, Research & Capabilities, Systems Analysis, Water PowerWave-Energy-Device Modeling: Developing A 1:17 Scaled Model Wave-Energy-Device Modeling: ...

  14. Enhancement of particle-wave energy exchange by resonance sweeping

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    Berk, H.L.; Breizman, B.N.

    1995-10-01

    It is shown that as the resonance condition of the particle-wave interaction is varied adiabatically, that the particles trapped in the wave will form phase space holes or clumps that can enhance the particle-wave energy exchange. This mechanism can cause much larger saturation levels of instabilities, and even allow the free energy associated with instability, to be tapped in a system that is linearly stable due to background dissipation.

  15. Enhancement of particle-wave energy exchange by resonance sweeping

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    Berk, H.L.; Breizman, B.N.

    1996-01-01

    When the resonance condition of the particle-wave interaction is varied adiabatically, the particles trapped in a wave are found to form phase space holes or clumps that enhance the particle-wave energy exchange. This mechanism can cause increased saturation levels of instabilities and even allow the free energy associated with instability to be tapped in a system in which background dissipation suppresses linear instability.

  16. Preliminary Results of a RANS Simulation for a Floating Point Absorber Wave Energy System Under Extreme Wave Conditions

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    Yu, Y.; Li, Y.

    2011-10-01

    This paper presents the results of a preliminary study on the hydrodynamics of a moored floating-point absorber (FPA) wave energy system under extreme wave conditions.

  17. Capturing the Motion of the Ocean: Wave Energy Explained

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Water covers 71 percent of the planet -- so why isn't wave energy a bigger part of our clean energy strategy? New technology could make it competitive sooner than you think.

  18. Wave Energy Prize Teams Make a Splash During Waterpower Week

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Teams competing in the Energy Department's Wave Energy Prize recently took a three-day break from developing their innovative technologies to meet with each other and hydropower stakeholders, and also tour the 12-million gallon wave-generating tank at the U.S. Navy's Carderock facility in Maryland, where they will test their devices this summer.

  19. AquaHarmonics Wins the Energy Department's Wave Energy Prize | Department

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    of Energy AquaHarmonics Wins the Energy Department's Wave Energy Prize AquaHarmonics Wins the Energy Department's Wave Energy Prize November 16, 2016 - 11:07am Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 DOENews@hq.doe.gov CalWave Power Technologies and Waveswing America Named Runners-Up in $2.25 Million Prize Challenge WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced AquaHarmonics as the winner of the Wave Energy Prize

  20. The Sandia Wave Reflector - Energy Innovation Portal

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    The Sandia Wave Reflector Sandia National Laboratories Contact SNL About This Technology Publications: PDF Document Publication Wave Reflector SAND 2013-8893P.pdf (1,092 KB) 433 MHz antenna and wave reflector<br /> Device weighs 0.3 kg with dimensions of 21 x 43 x 320 mm.&nbsp;<br /> <br type="_moz" /> 433 MHz antenna and wave reflector Device weighs 0.3 kg with dimensions of 21 x 43 x 320 mm. Performance Comparison: Antenna Without and With the Wave

  1. Determinations and Coverage Rulemakings | Department of Energy

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    Determinations and Coverage Rulemakings The Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) (42 ... which the Secretary of Energy is authorized to establish energy conservation standards. ...

  2. Hydropower, Wave and Tidal Technologies Available for Licensing - Energy

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    Innovation Portal Hydropower, Wave and Tidal Site Map Printable Version Share this resource About Search Categories (15) Advanced Materials Biomass and Biofuels Building Energy Efficiency Electricity Transmission Energy Analysis Energy Storage Geothermal Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Hydropower, Wave and Tidal Marketing Summaries (13) Industrial Technologies Solar Photovoltaic Solar Thermal Startup America Vehicles and Fuels Wind Energy Partners (27) Visual Patent Search Success Stories Browse

  3. Energy Department Announces $10 million for Wave Energy Demonstration at Navy’s Hawaii Test Site

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    The Energy Department today announced $10 million to test prototypes designed to generate clean, renewable electricity from ocean waves and help diversify America’s energy portfolio.

  4. SeWave | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    50:50 JV between UK's Wavegen and Faroese electricity company SEV to to design and build a tunnelled demonstration wave power plant in the Faroes Islands. References:...

  5. Wave Power Plant Inc | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name: Wave Power Plant Inc Address: 2563 Granite Park Dr Place: Lincoln Zip: 95648 Region: United States Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Phone...

  6. State Energy Program NEPA Determination FY15 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    5 State Energy Program NEPA Determination FY15 The document below is the State Energy Program''s NEPA Determination for Fiscal Year 2015. NEPA Determination FY15 (134.52 KB) More Documents & Publications State Energy Program NEPA Determination FY14 State Energy Program NEPA Determination FY13 CX-009008

  7. Development of Feedforward Control Strategies for Wave Energy Conversion Technologies

    Energy Innovation Portal

    2015-12-29

      The future of wave energy will depend on developing a new generation of wave energy converters (WECs) that maximize energy extraction and mitigate critical loads while reducing costs. Today’s WECs are relatively inefficient compared to their theoretical upper limit and lack the ability to concurrently maximize power capture and minimize structural loads.  The majority of existing WECs consist of fixed geometrical bodies relying predominantly on control of the power...

  8. Numerical modeling of the effects of wave energy converter characteristics on nearshore wave conditions

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    Chang, G.; Ruehl, K.; Jones, C. A.; Roberts, J.; Chartrand, C.

    2015-12-24

    Modeled nearshore wave propagation was investigated downstream of simulated wave energy converters (WECs) to evaluate overall near- and far-field effects of WEC arrays. Model sensitivity to WEC characteristics and WEC array deployment scenarios was evaluated using a modified version of an industry standard wave model, Simulating WAves Nearshore (SWAN), which allows the incorporation of device-specific WEC characteristics to specify obstacle transmission. The sensitivity study illustrated that WEC device type and subsequently its size directly resulted in wave height variations in the lee of the WEC array. Wave heights decreased up to 30% between modeled scenarios with and without WECs formore » large arrays (100 devices) of relatively sizable devices (26 m in diameter) with peak power generation near to the modeled incident wave height. Other WEC types resulted in less than 15% differences in modeled wave height with and without WECs, with lesser influence for WECs less than 10 m in diameter. Wave directions and periods were largely insensitive to changes in parameters. Furthermore, additional model parameterization and analysis are required to fully explore the model sensitivity of peak wave period and mean wave direction to the varying of the parameters.« less

  9. Numerical modeling of the effects of wave energy converter characteristics on nearshore wave conditions

    SciTech Connect

    Chang, G.; Ruehl, K.; Jones, C. A.; Roberts, J.; Chartrand, C.

    2015-12-24

    Modeled nearshore wave propagation was investigated downstream of simulated wave energy converters (WECs) to evaluate overall near- and far-field effects of WEC arrays. Model sensitivity to WEC characteristics and WEC array deployment scenarios was evaluated using a modified version of an industry standard wave model, Simulating WAves Nearshore (SWAN), which allows the incorporation of device-specific WEC characteristics to specify obstacle transmission. The sensitivity study illustrated that WEC device type and subsequently its size directly resulted in wave height variations in the lee of the WEC array. Wave heights decreased up to 30% between modeled scenarios with and without WECs for large arrays (100 devices) of relatively sizable devices (26 m in diameter) with peak power generation near to the modeled incident wave height. Other WEC types resulted in less than 15% differences in modeled wave height with and without WECs, with lesser influence for WECs less than 10 m in diameter. Wave directions and periods were largely insensitive to changes in parameters. Furthermore, additional model parameterization and analysis are required to fully explore the model sensitivity of peak wave period and mean wave direction to the varying of the parameters.

  10. ENERGY CONTENT AND PROPAGATION IN TRANSVERSE SOLAR ATMOSPHERIC WAVES

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    Goossens, M.; Van Doorsselaere, T.; Soler, R.; Verth, G.

    2013-05-10

    Recently, a significant amount of transverse wave energy has been estimated propagating along solar atmospheric magnetic fields. However, these estimates have been made with the classic bulk Alfven wave model which assumes a homogeneous plasma. In this paper, the kinetic, magnetic, and total energy densities and the flux of energy are computed for transverse MHD waves in one-dimensional cylindrical flux tube models with a piecewise constant or continuous radial density profile. There are fundamental deviations from the properties for classic bulk Alfven waves. (1) There is no local equipartition between kinetic and magnetic energy. (2) The flux of energy and the velocity of energy transfer have, in addition to a component parallel to the magnetic field, components in the planes normal to the magnetic field. (3) The energy densities and the flux of energy vary spatially, contrary to the case of classic bulk Alfven waves. This last property has the important consequence that the energy flux computed with the well known expression for bulk Alfven waves could overestimate the real flux by a factor in the range 10-50, depending on the flux tube equilibrium properties.

  11. Wave Energy Prize Narrowed from 92 Teams to Top 20 | Department...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Wave Energy Prize Narrowed from 92 Teams to Top 20 Wave Energy Prize Narrowed from 92 Teams to Top 20 August 14, 2015 - 2:16pm Addthis Wave Energy Prize Narrowed from 92 Teams to...

  12. Deployment Effects of Marine Renewable Energy Technologies: Wave Energy Scenarios

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    Mirko Previsic

    2010-06-17

    Given proper care in siting, design, deployment, operation and maintenance, wave energy conversion could become one of the more environmentally benign sources of electricity generation. In order to accelerate the adoption of these emerging hydrokinetic and marine energy technologies, navigational and environmental concerns must be identified and addressed. All developing hydrokinetic projects involve a wide variety of stakeholders. One of the key issues that site developers face as they engage with this range of stakeholders is that, due to a lack of technical certainty, many of the possible conflicts (e.g., shipping and fishing) and environmental issues are not well-understood,. In September 2008, re vision consulting, LLC was selected by the Department of Energy (DoE) to apply a scenario-based assessment to the emerging hydrokinetic technology sector in order to evaluate the potential impact of these technologies on the marine environment and navigation constraints. The project’s scope of work includes the establishment of baseline scenarios for wave and tidal power conversion at potential future deployment sites. The scenarios capture variations in technical approaches and deployment scales to properly identify and characterize environmental effects and navigational effects. The goal of the project is to provide all stakeholders with an improved understanding of the potential range of technical attributes and potential effects of these emerging technologies and focus all stakeholders on the critical issues that need to be addressed. By identifying and addressing navigational and environmental concerns in the early stages of the industry’s development, serious mistakes that could potentially derail industry-wide development can be avoided. This groundwork will also help in streamlining siting and associated permitting processes, which are considered key hurdles for the industry’s development in the U.S. today. Re vision is coordinating its efforts with two

  13. New Wave Power Project In Oregon | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Wave Power Project In Oregon New Wave Power Project In Oregon June 17, 2011 - 3:12pm Addthis Michael Reed Michael Reed Director, Technical and Project Management Division What does this project do? Promises to add tremendous value to the wave energy industry, reinforcing utility-scale viability, collecting ground-breaking environmental impact data and exploring avenues for cost reduction. Has issued localized manufacturing contracts for the PB150 to several Oregon companies. If you've ever been

  14. Wave Energy Simulation Team Carries Home International Award

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    In order to harness the power of waves to generate electricity, engineers must be able to predict how large floating devices will perform in a dynamic environment—that is, in the water among waves. A team sponsored by the Energy Department, including members from NREL and Sandia National Laboratories, addressed that challenge and won a recent international competition.

  15. Energy Department Awards More Than $20 Million for Wave and Tidal...

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    (MHK) energy systems, which generate electricity from ocean waves and tidal currents. ... To learn more about how MHK devices capture energy from waves, tides and currents, view ...

  16. Sandia-NREL Wave Energy Converter (WEC)-Sim Development Meeting

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    NREL Wave Energy Converter (WEC)-Sim Development Meeting - Sandia Energy Energy Search ... Secure & Sustainable Energy Future Stationary Power Energy Conversion Efficiency Solar ...

  17. State Energy Program NEPA Determination FY13 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    3 State Energy Program NEPA Determination FY13 The document below is the State Energy Program''s NEPA Determination for Fiscal Year 2013. NEPA Determination FY13 (143.76 KB) More Documents & Publications State Energy Program NEPA Determination FY15 CX-009008: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-009155

  18. State Energy Program NEPA Determination FY14 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    4 State Energy Program NEPA Determination FY14 The document below is the State Energy Program''s NEPA Determination for Fiscal Year 2014. NEPA Determination FY14 (142.76 KB) More Documents & Publications State Energy Program NEPA Determination FY15 CX-009008: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-009566

  19. MHK Technologies/MotorWave | Open Energy Information

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    about 70 float modules with each float measuring about 4 m3 Each MotorWave is designed to pump water ashore for onshore applications or energy production Technology Dimensions...

  20. Sensitivity of a Wave Energy Converter Dynamics Model to Nonlinear...

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    surface in- tegral based method. NOMENCLATURE WEC Wave energy converter. T3R2 "Three-translation, two-rotation" WEC studied here. PCC Power-conversion-chain. PMT...

  1. CX-006213: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    3: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006213: Categorical Exclusion Determination Recovery Act: Conducting a 3D Converted Shear Wave Project to Reduce Exploration Risk at Wister, California CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1, B3.7 Date: 07/01/2011 Location(s): Wister, California Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Ormat Nevada, Incorporated proposes to use Department of Energy and cost share funding to develop and demonstrate a geothermal resource near Wister in

  2. Navy Catching Waves in Hawaii | Department of Energy

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    Navy Catching Waves in Hawaii Navy Catching Waves in Hawaii June 2, 2010 - 11:56am Addthis This experimental power-generating buoy installed off the coast of Oahu can produce enough energy to power 25 homes under optimal conditions. | Photo courtesy of Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. This experimental power-generating buoy installed off the coast of Oahu can produce enough energy to power 25 homes under optimal conditions. | Photo courtesy of Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. To a casual observer,

  3. NWTC Researchers Develop Wave Energy Conversion Technology | Water | NREL

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    NWTC Researchers Develop Wave Energy Conversion Technology April 1, 2016 Robert Thresher may be considered the wizard of wind at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), having worked in the field since 1973. At the laboratory since 1984, Thresher's credited with the buildup of what is now the National Wind Technology Center and the startup of the Energy Department's Water Energy Program. His longtime efforts at turning wind and water into renewable energy has now yielded a record of

  4. Wave Energy Prize Narrowed from 92 Teams to Top 20 | Department of Energy

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    Wave Energy Prize Narrowed from 92 Teams to Top 20 Wave Energy Prize Narrowed from 92 Teams to Top 20 August 14, 2015 - 2:16pm Addthis Wave Energy Prize Narrowed from 92 Teams to Top 20 Alison LaBonte Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology Manager After an unprecedented 92 teams registered to compete in the Energy Department-funded Wave Energy Prize, today we announced the top 20 teams. These teams all passed through Technology Gate 1: providing a thorough technical submission detailing their device

  5. Wave Energy Converter Extreme Conditions Modeling

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    This work was supported by the DOE Offce of Energy Effciency and Renewable Energy, Wind and Water Power Technologies Offce. Computational fluid dynamics simulation of a WEC in ...

  6. WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter SIMulator)

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    and Application Center for Hydrogen Energy Research Programs ARPA-E Basic Energy Sciences ... Sea State Contour) Code Online Abstracts and Reports Water Power Personnel ...

  7. NREL Programmatic NEPA Determinations | Department of Energy

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    Programmatic NEPA Determinations NREL Programmatic NEPA Determinations The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has developed five Programmatic NEPA Determinations (PND) to address routine activities and ongoing research conducted at National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) facilities. These determinations were conducted as part of a joint DOE and NREL NEPA Enhancement Project that was developed to help streamline the NEPA process for activities

  8. MHK Projects/Wave Energy AS Project 1 | Open Energy Information

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    Project Installed Capacity (MW) 0 Device Nameplate Capacity (MW) Concept implemented in breakwater structures capacity will depend on local wave energy and length of breakwater...

  9. MHK Projects/Centreville OPT Wave Energy Park | Open Energy Informatio...

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    1 Main Overseeing Organization California Wave Energy Partners LLC Project Licensing Environmental Monitoring and Mitigation Efforts See Tethys << Return to the MHK database...

  10. Columbia Power Technologies, Inc. Deploys its Direct Drive Wave Energy Buoy

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Columbia Power Technologies, Inc. is working to advance their wave energy buoy to commercial readiness.

  11. Mapping and Assessment of the United States Ocean Wave Energy Resource

    SciTech Connect

    Hagerman, G.; Scott, G.

    2011-12-01

    This project estimates the naturally available and technically recoverable U.S. wave energy resources.

  12. Sandia Funded to Model Power Pods for Utility-Scale Wave-Energy...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Funded to Model Power Pods for Utility-Scale Wave-Energy Converter - Sandia Energy Energy Search Icon Sandia Home Locations Contact Us Employee Locator Energy & Climate Secure & ...

  13. CX-100568 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    8 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100568 Categorical Exclusion Determination Survivability Enhancement of a Multi-Mode Point Absorber Award Number: DE-EE0007346 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Water Power Program Date: 03/10/2016 Location(s): WA Office(s): Golden Field Office The US Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to provide funding to Oscilla Power Inc. (Oscilla) to design and validate a survival mode for the Triton Wave Energy Conversion (WEC) device. The proposed project would be

  14. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Alaska | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Alaska Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Alaska Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Alaska. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD July 20, 2016 CX-100663 Categorical Exclusion Determination Pitka's Point/Saint Mary's Wind Energy Construction Project Award Number: DE-EE0000035 CX(s) Applied: A9 Office of Indian Energy Date: 7/14/2016 Location(s): AK Office(s): Golden Field Office May 19, 2016 CX-100617 Categorical Exclusion Determination The Vacuum Sanitation Energy

  15. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Fossil Energy | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Fossil Energy Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Fossil Energy Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued by Fossil Energy. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD January 28, 2016 CX-200006: Categorical Exclusion Determination ConocoPhillips Alaska Natural Gas Corporation CX(s) Applied: B5.7 Date: 2/4/2016 Location(s): Other Offices(s): Fossil Energy, Natural Gas Regulation January 28, 2016 CX-200005: Categorical Exclusion Determination Bear Head LNG Corporation and Bear Head LNG (USA) CX(s)

  16. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Nuclear Energy | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Nuclear Energy Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Nuclear Energy Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued by Nuclear Energy. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD March 2, 2016 CX-014557: Categorical Exclusion Determination Critical Infrastructure Test Range Complex (CITRC) High Frequency Test Bed Expansion CX(s) Applied: B1.15 Date: 03/02/2016 Location(s): Idaho Offices(s): Nuclear Energy March 2, 2016 CX-014558: Categorical Exclusion Determination B27-601 and B8-601 Emergency Generator

  17. Energy Department Announces Finalists Vying for $2.25 Million Wave Energy Prize

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    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today the nine teams chosen as finalists in the Wave Energy Prize, which hail from California, Maine, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, and...

  18. Design and Analysis for a Floating Oscillating Surge Wave Energy Converter: Preprint

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    Yu, Y. H.; Li, Y.; Hallett, K.; Hotimsky, C.

    2014-03-01

    This paper presents a recent study on the design and analysis of an oscillating surge wave energy converter. A successful wave energy conversion design requires the balance between the design performance and cost. The cost of energy is often used as the metric to judge the design of the wave energy conversion system. It is often determined based on the device power performance, the cost for manufacturing, deployment, operation and maintenance, as well as the effort to ensure the environmental compliance. The objective of this study is to demonstrate the importance of a cost driven design strategy and how it can affect a WEC design. Three oscillating surge wave energy converter (OSWEC) designs were used as the example. The power generation performance of the design was modeled using a time-domain numerical simulation tool, and the mass properties of the design were determined based on a simple structure analysis. The results of those power performance simulations, the structure analysis and a simple economic assessment were then used to determine the cost-efficiency of selected OSWEC designs. Finally, a discussion on the environmental barrier, integrated design strategy and the key areas that need further investigation is also presented.

  19. MHK Technologies/Seatricity wave energy converter | Open Energy...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    In the simplest terms, a float travels up and down with the waves and operates a pump to pressurise sea water which is piped ashore. Many individual pumps are connected...

  20. MHK Technologies/The DEXAWAVE wave energy converter | Open Energy...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Scale Test *At present our 1 to 5 scale model is working the waters outside the Danish port of Hanstholm collecting valuable data about the waves and currents that are constantly...

  1. EA-1917: Wave Energy Test Facility Project, Newport, OR

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This EA will evaluate the potential environmental impacts of a Wave Energy Test Facility that will be located near Newport, Oregon. The testing facility will be located within Oregon territorial waters, near the Hatfield Marine Science Center and close to onshore roads and marine support services. The site will not only allow testing of new wave energy technologies, but will also be used to help study any potential environmental impacts on sediments, invertebrates and fish. The project is being jointly funded by the State of Oregon and DOE.

  2. Wave Energy Converter (WEC) Array Effects on Wave Current and Sediment Circulation: Monterey Bay CA.

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    Roberts, Jesse D.; Jones, Craig; Magalen, Jason

    2014-09-01

    The goal s of this study were to develop tools to quantitatively characterize environments where wave energy converter ( WEC ) devices may be installed and to assess e ffects on hydrodynamics and lo cal sediment transport. A large hypothetical WEC array was investigated using wave, hydrodynamic, and sediment transport models and site - specific average and storm conditions as input. The results indicated that there were significant changes in sediment s izes adjacent to and in the lee of the WEC array due to reduced wave energy. The circulation in the lee of the array was also altered; more intense onshore currents were generated in the lee of the WECs . In general, the storm case and the average case show ed the same qualitative patterns suggesting that these trends would be maintained throughout the year. The framework developed here can be used to design more efficient arrays while minimizing impacts on nearshore environmen ts.

  3. Dynamic breakwater and wave energy recovery and conversion system

    SciTech Connect

    Boros, L.J.

    1983-05-24

    A dynamic breakwater system includes at least one and preferably a plurality of dynamic breakwater assemblies, each of which includes a baffle wall member which is pivotally mounted in a body of water about an axis which extends substantially transverse to the direction of wave motion and so that a lower portion thereof is submerged below the water surface while an upper portion thereof extends above the water surface, each baffle wall member being biased such that it has a tendency to move in a direction opposite to the direction of wave motion and wherein apparatus for damping the movement of the baffle wall member when the same moves in the direction of wave motion under the force of waves impinging thereon are provided. Apparatus is provided for recovering at least a portion of the energy imparted to the baffle wall member by the waves impinging thereon and for converting the same to useful energy and generally comprises a fluid circuit supported on a stationary platform assembly and a device operatively interconnecting the baffle wall member and fluid circuit for elevating the pressure of the fluid circulating therein in response to movement of the baffle wall member caused by the waves impinging thereon.

  4. The environmental interactions of tidal and wave energy generation devices

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    Frid, Chris; Andonegi, Eider; Judd, Adrian; Rihan, Dominic; Rogers, Stuart I.; Kenchington, Ellen

    2012-01-15

    Global energy demand continues to grow and tidal and wave energy generation devices can provide a significant source of renewable energy. Technological developments in offshore engineering and the rising cost of traditional energy means that offshore energy resources will be economic in the next few years. While there is now a growing body of data on the ecological impacts of offshore wind farms, the scientific basis on which to make informed decisions about the environmental effects of other offshore energy developments is lacking. Tidal barrages have the potential to cause significant ecological impacts particularly on bird feeding areas when they are constructed at coastal estuaries or bays. Offshore tidal stream energy and wave energy collectors offer the scope for developments at varying scales. They also have the potential to alter habitats. A diversity of designs exist, including floating, mid-water column and seabed mounted devices, with a variety of moving-part configurations resulting in a unique complex of potential environmental effects for each device type, which are discussed to the extent possible. - Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We review the environmental impacts of tidal barrages and fences, tidal stream farms and wave energy capture devices. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Impacts on habitats, species and the water column, and effects of noise and electromagnetic fields are considered. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Tidal barrages can cause significant impacts on bird feeding areas when constructed at coastal estuaries or bays. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Wave energy collectors can alter water column and sea bed habitats locally and over large distances.

  5. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Kansas | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Kansas Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Kansas Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Kansas. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD February 26, 2015 CX-013396: Categorical Exclusion Determination Field Demonstration of Chemical Flooding of the Trembley Oilfield, Reno County, Kansas CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Date: 02/26/2015 Location(s): Kansas Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory January 26, 2015 CX-100179 Categorical Exclusion Determination Wind Energy

  6. NEPA Determination FY16 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    NEPA Determination FY16 NEPA Determination FY16 The document below is the State Energy Program''s NEPA Determination for Fiscal Year 2016. NEPA Determination FY16 (233.8 KB) More Documents & Publications EECBG Guidance SEP Guidance EA-1972: Final Environmental Assessment

  7. MHK Technologies/C Wave | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    homepage C Wave.jpg Technology Profile Primary Organization C Wave Technology Resource Click here Wave Technology Type Click here Attenuator Technology Description The C Wave...

  8. Manta Wings: Wave Energy Testing Floats to Puget Sound

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Columbia Power Technologies plans to test an intermediate-scale version of its wave energy converter device in Puget Sound later this year. The device, which is called Manta because its movements are similar to those of a manta stingray, sits like an iceberg on the water.

  9. Property:Maximum Wave Height(m) at Wave Period(s) | Open Energy...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    at Wave Period(s) Jump to: navigation, search Property Name Maximum Wave Height(m) at Wave Period(s) Property Type String Pages using the property "Maximum Wave Height(m) at Wave...

  10. Experimental Wave Tank Test for Reference Model 3 Floating-Point Absorber Wave Energy Converter Project

    SciTech Connect

    Yu, Y. H.; Lawson, M.; Li, Y.; Previsic, M.; Epler, J.; Lou, J.

    2015-01-01

    The U.S. Department of Energy established a reference model project to benchmark a set of marine and hydrokinetic technologies including current (tidal, open-ocean, and river) turbines and wave energy converters. The objectives of the project were to first evaluate the status of these technologies and their readiness for commercial applications. Second, to evaluate the potential cost of energy and identify cost-reduction pathways and areas where additional research could be best applied to accelerate technology development to market readiness.

  11. Wave forces on an array of oscillating water column type free standing wave energy caissons

    SciTech Connect

    Neelamani, S.; Thiruvenkatasamy, K.

    1995-12-31

    The wave induced in-line forces on a 1:50 scale model of an array of Multi resonant Oscillating Water Column (MOWC) type free standing wave energy caisson were experimentally investigated. A range of hydrodynamic parameters with different damping of oscillating water column (OWC) chamber and various center to center spacings between the caissons were used. In general, the force on the MOWC caisson array is two times that of a vertical wall, for maximum damping of OWC chamber. Reduction of damping of the OWC air chamber reduces the force on the array of caissons. With reduced damping, forces on OWC array can even be smaller than that the ones on a vertical wall. For smaller center to center (C/C) spacing between the caissons with respect to its harbor width, OWC array acts like a perforated breakwater, attracting smaller wave forces and for higher C/C spacing, it behaves like a vertical wall.

  12. CX-100574 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    74 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100574 Categorical Exclusion Determination Numerical Modeling and Experimental Validation of Extreme Conditions Response for the Centipod WEC Award Number: DE-EE0007344 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Water Power Technologies Office Date: 03/18/2016 Location(s): CA Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to provide federal funding to Dehlsen Associates, LLC. (DA) to advance the design of their "Centipod" Wave

  13. 2015 Secretarial Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Secretarial Determination 2015 Secretarial Determination On May 1, 2015, the Secretary of Energy determined that continued uranium transfers for cleanup services at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant and for down-blending of highly-enriched uranium to low-enriched uranium will not have an adverse material impact on the domestic uranium mining, conversion, or enrichment industry ("2015 Secretarial Determination"). This Determination covers continued transfers at the rates specified

  14. Mapping and Assessment of the United States Ocean Wave Energy Resource |

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Department of Energy Mapping and Assessment of the United States Ocean Wave Energy Resource Mapping and Assessment of the United States Ocean Wave Energy Resource This report describes the analysis and results of a rigorous assessment of the United States ocean wave energy resource. Mapping and Assessment of the United States Ocean Wave Energy Resource (8.4 MB) More Documents & Publications Assessment and Mapping of the Riverine Hydrokinetic Resource in the Continental United States

  15. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Georgia | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Georgia Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Georgia Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Georgia. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD May 2, 2016 CX-100596 Categorical Exclusion Determination Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany (MCLBA), GA - Biomass Steam Turbine Generator Award Number: DE-EE0007461 CX(s) Applied: A9 Federal Energy Management Program Date: 04/13/2016 Location(s): GA Office(s): Golden Field Office March 4,

  16. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Wisconsin | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Wisconsin Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Wisconsin Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Wisconsin. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD November 2, 2016 CX-100765 Categorical Exclusion Determination SCC Emission-Free and Treaty Resources Protection Clean Energy Initiative Award Number: DE-IE0000036 CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.16 Office of Indian Energy Date: 10/21/2016 Location(s): WI Office(s): Golden Field Office August 22, 2016 CX-100697 Categorical Exclusion

  17. Experimental determination of radiated internal wave power without pressure field data

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    Lee, Frank M.; Morrison, P. J. [Physics Department and Institute for Fusion Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 787121192 (United States)] [Physics Department and Institute for Fusion Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 787121192 (United States); Paoletti, M. S.; Swinney, Harry L. [Physics Department, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 787121192 (United States)] [Physics Department, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 787121192 (United States)

    2014-04-15

    We present a method to determine, using only velocity field data, the time-averaged energy flux (J) and total radiated power P for two-dimensional internal gravity waves. Both (J) and P are determined from expressions involving only a scalar function, the stream function ?. We test the method using data from a direct numerical simulation for tidal flow of a stratified fluid past a knife edge. The results for the radiated internal wave power given by the stream function method agree to within 0.5% with results obtained using pressure and velocity data from the numerical simulation. The results for the radiated power computed from the stream function agree well with power computed from the velocity and pressure if the starting point for the stream function computation is on a solid boundary, but if a boundary point is not available, care must be taken to choose an appropriate starting point. We also test the stream function method by applying it to laboratory data for tidal flow past a knife edge, and the results are found to agree with the direct numerical simulation. The supplementary material includes a Matlab code with a graphical user interface that can be used to compute the energy flux and power from two-dimensional velocity field data.

  18. Determinants of Household Use of Selected Energy Star Appliances - Energy

    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

    Information Administration Determinants of Household Use of Selected Energy Star Appliances Release date: May 25, 2016 Introduction According to the 2009 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS), household appliances1accounted for 35% of U.S. household energy consumption, up from 24% in 1993. Thus, improvements in the energy performance of residential appliances as well as increases in the use of more efficient appliances can be effective in reducing household energy consumption and

  19. Characterization of U.S. Wave Energy Converter Test Sites: A...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Characterization of U.S. Wave Energy Converter Test Sites: A Catalogue of Met-Ocean Data Characterization of U.S. Wave Energy Converter Test Sites: A Catalogue of Met-Ocean Data ...

  20. Inventing a New Way to Capture the Energy of Waves (Fact Sheet...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    that increases energy capture and prevents large waves from overloading the generator. ... The simplest way to convert wave energy is with a buoy that is tethered to a generator ...

  1. WDRT: A toolbox for design-response analysis of wave energy converters

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    WDRT: A toolbox for design-response analysis of wave energy converters Ryan G. Coe* Sandia ... In this paper, we present a numerical toolbox for design- response analysis of wave energy ...

  2. Direct Drive Wave Energy Buoy – 33rd scale experiment

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    Rhinefrank, Kenneth E.; Lenee-Bluhm, Pukha; Prudell, Joseph H.; Schacher, Alphonse A.; Hammagren, Erik J.; Zhang, Zhe

    2013-07-29

    Columbia Power Technologies (ColPwr) and Oregon State University (OSU) jointly conducted a series of tests in the Tsunami Wave Basin (TWB) at the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory (HWRL). These tests were run between November 2010 and February 2011. Models at 33rd scale representing Columbia Power’s Manta series Wave Energy Converter (WEC) were moored in configurations of one, three and five WEC arrays, with both regular waves and irregular seas generated. The primary research interest of ColPwr is the characterization of WEC response. The WEC response will be investigated with respect to power performance, range of motion and generator torque/speed statistics. The experimental results will be used to validate a numerical model. The primary research interests of OSU include an investigation into the effects of the WEC arrays on the near- and far-field wave propagation. This report focuses on the characterization of the response of a single WEC in isolation. To facilitate understanding of the commercial scale WEC, results will be presented as full scale equivalents.

  3. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Colorado | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Colorado Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Colorado Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Colorado. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD November 10, 2016 CX-100767 Categorical Exclusion Determination FTLB Architectural Maintenance Award Number: DE-AC36-08GO28308 CX(s) Applied: DOE/EA-1968 (NREL STM) National Renewable Energy Lab Date: 11/3/2016 Location(s): CO Office(s): Golden Field Office September 22, 2016 CX-100758 Categorical Exclusion Determination STM

  4. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Idaho | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Idaho Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Idaho Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Idaho. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD March 2, 2016 CX-014557: Categorical Exclusion Determination Critical Infrastructure Test Range Complex (CITRC) High Frequency Test Bed Expansion CX(s) Applied: B1.15 Date: 03/02/2016 Location(s): Idaho Offices(s): Nuclear Energy March 2, 2016 CX-014558: Categorical Exclusion Determination B27-601 and B8-601 Emergency Generator Replacement

  5. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Kentucky | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Kentucky Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Kentucky Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Kentucky. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD March 4, 2016 CX-100532 Categorical Exclusion Determination 5m/W Solar/Photovoltaic Array on Abandoned Landfill #5 Award Number: DE-EE0006623 CX(s) Applied: B5.16 Solar Energy Technologies Office Date: 07/11/2014 Location(s): KY Office(s): Golden Field Office March 4, 2016 CX-100532 Categorical Exclusion Determination 5m/W

  6. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Maine | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Maine Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Maine Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Maine. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD August 26, 2016 CX-100702 Categorical Exclusion Determination High-performance Bi-Directional Inverter for Solar Plus Storage Award Number: DE-EE0007593 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Solar Energy Technologies Office Date: 8/15/2016 Location(s): ME Office(s): Golden Field Office July 24, 2015 CX-014069: Categorical Exclusion Determination

  7. Energy Department Announces $8 Million to Develop Advanced Components for Wave, Tidal, and Current Energy Systems

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    The Energy Department today announced $8 million in available funding to spur innovation in next-generation marine and hydrokinetic control and component technologies. In the United States, waves, tides, and ocean currents represent a largely untapped renewable energy resource that could provide clean, affordable energy to homes and businesses across the country's coastal regions.

  8. EERE Success Story—Advancing Technology Readiness: Wave Energy Testing and Demonstration

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    EERE’s support enabled Northwest Energy Innovations to verify the functionality of its Wave Energy Technology—New Zealand (WET-NZ) device.

  9. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Arkansas | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Arkansas Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Arkansas Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Arkansas. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD September 7, 2016 CX-100719 Categorical Exclusion Determination High-Performance Self-Cleaning, Antireflective, and Anti-fog Coating for PV Glass to Increase Module Output and Decrease BOS Costs Award Number: DE-EE0007582 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Solar Energy Technologies Office Date: 8/22/2016 Location(s): AR Office(s): Golden

  10. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Florida | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Florida Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Florida Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Florida. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD September 9, 2016 CX-100749 Categorical Exclusion Determination Improving Data Center Energy Efficiency through End-to-End Cooling Modeling and Optimization Award Number: DE-EE0007688 CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.1 Building Technologies Office Date: 8/11/2016 Location(s): FL Office(s): Golden Field Office September 7, 2016 CX-100721

  11. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Illinois | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Illinois Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Illinois Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Illinois. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD July 20, 2016 CX-100656 Categorical Exclusion Determination Improving reliability and reducing cost in CdTe photovoltaics via grain boundary engineering Award Number: DE-EE0007545 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Solar Energy Technologies Office Date: 7/12/2016 Location(s): IL Office(s): Golden Field Office April 6, 2016 CX-100589

  12. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Massachusetts | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Massachusetts Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Massachusetts Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Massachusetts. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD September 8, 2016 CX-100732 Categorical Exclusion Determination Achieving Ubiquitous Solar Through Market Transformation and Grid Integration Award Number: DE-EE0007589 CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6 Solar Energy Technologies Office Date: 8/18/2016 Location(s): MA Office(s): Golden Field Office July 20, 2016 CX-100664

  13. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Minnesota | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Minnesota Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Minnesota Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Minnesota. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD August 26, 2016 CX-100703 Categorical Exclusion Determination Creation of an online B2B platform specifically designed for the US solar marketplace that facilitates the brokering and commerce around grey market excess inventory and vintage replacement parts Award Number: DE-EE0007587 CX(s) Applied: A9, A11 Solar Energy

  14. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Nationwide | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Nationwide Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Nationwide Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions nationwide. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD November 7, 2016 CX-100766 Categorical Exclusion Determination Notice of Final Rule Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Packaged Boilers RIN 1904-AD07 CX(s) Applied: B5.1 EERE-Buildings Technology Program Date: 11/7/2016 Location(s): Nationwide Office(s): Golden Field Office October 27, 2016 CX-100764

  15. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Pennsylvania | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Pennsylvania Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Pennsylvania Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Pennsylvania. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD September 9, 2016 CX-100747 Categorical Exclusion Determination Developing a Novel Hydrogen Sponge with Ideal Binding Energy and Hugh Surface Area for Practical Hydrogen Storage Award Number: DE-EE0007655 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Fuel Cell Technologies Office Date: 8/11/2016 Location(s): PA Office(s): Golden Field Office

  16. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Vermont | Department of Energy

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    Vermont Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Vermont Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Vermont. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD January 27, 2016 CX-100465 Categorical Exclusion Determination Training for State Officials to Make Solar More Inclusive, Affordable, and Consumer Friendly Award Number: DE-EE0007321 CX(s) Applied: A9, A11 Solar Energy Technologies Office Date: 01/27/2016 Location(s): VT Office(s): Golden Field Office October 2, 2015 CX-100384

  17. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Virginia | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Virginia Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Virginia Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Virginia. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD September 7, 2016 CX-100725 Categorical Exclusion Determination Optimization of concentrator photovoltaic solar cell performance through photonic engineering Award Number: DE-EE0007544 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Solar Energy Technologies Office Date: 8/31/2016 Location(s): VA Office(s): Golden Field Office September 7, 2016 CX-100724

  18. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Washington | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Washington Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Washington Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Washington. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD August 11, 2016 CX-100683 Categorical Exclusion Determination Developing a low cost, high volume and scalable manufacturing technology for undoped and heavily p-type doped CdTe feedstock materials Award Number: DE-EE0007537 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Solar Energy Technologies Office Date: 8/1/2016 Location(s): WA Office(s):

  19. Energy Department Awards More Than $20 Million for Wave and Tidal Energy Projects

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    The Energy Department today announced 10 organizations selected to receive more than $20 million in funding for new research, development, and demonstration projects that advance and monitor marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy systems, which generate electricity from ocean waves and tidal currents.

  20. Reference Model 6 (RM6): Oscillating Wave Energy Converter.

    SciTech Connect

    Bull, Diana L; Smith, Chris; Jenne, Dale Scott; Jacob, Paul; Copping, Andrea; Willits, Steve; Fontaine, Arnold; Brefort, Dorian; Gordon, Margaret Ellen; Copeland, Robert; Jepsen, Richard Alan

    2014-10-01

    This report is an addendum to SAND2013-9040: Methodology for Design and Economic Analysis of Marine Energy Conversion (MEC) Technologies. This report describes an Oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Converter reference model design in a complementary manner to Reference Models 1-4 contained in the above report. In this report, a conceptual design for an Oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Converter (WEC) device appropriate for the modeled reference resource site was identified, and a detailed backward bent duct buoy (BBDB) device design was developed using a combination of numerical modeling tools and scaled physical models. Our team used the methodology in SAND2013-9040 for the economic analysis that included costs for designing, manufacturing, deploying, and operating commercial-scale MEC arrays, up to 100 devices. The methodology was applied to identify key cost drivers and to estimate levelized cost of energy (LCOE) for this RM6 Oscillating Water Column device in dollars per kilowatt-hour ($/kWh). Although many costs were difficult to estimate at this time due to the lack of operational experience, the main contribution of this work was to disseminate a detailed set of methodologies and models that allow for an initial cost analysis of this emerging technology. This project is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Wind and Water Power Technologies Program Office (WWPTO), within the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE). Sandia National Laboratories, the lead in this effort, collaborated with partners from National Laboratories, industry, and universities to design and test this reference model.

  1. A low-cost float method of harnessing wave energy

    SciTech Connect

    George, M.P.

    1983-12-01

    The author proposes in this paper a low-cost and simple method of harnessing wave energy that should enable coastal regions to be self-sufficient in electric power. The method is eminently applicable to India and such developing countries, being simple and involving a small capital investment. The method was evolved after study of the Indian West Coast fronting the Arabian Sea, and can harness about 50% of the wave energy. A log of wood about 5 metres long and 50 cm. in diameter, having a specific gravity of 0.8 to 0.9, is made to float parallel to the beach and about 50 metres away from it. Its movement is restricted to the vertical plane by means of poles. Two roller chains are attached to the ends of the log which pass over two sprocket free-wheels. When the log is lifted with the crest of the wave, the roller chain moves over the free-wheel. When the trough of the wave reaches the log, its weight is applied to the sprocket wheels through the roller chains. Each sprocket wheel rotates and the rotation is multiplied with a gear wheel. The torque from the high speed spindle of the gear is applied to a small alternating current generator. The AC output from the generator is rectified and used either for charging a battery bank, or connected to the lighting system, or supplied to electrolytic tank for producing hydrogen and other chemicals at the site. A chain of such systems along the coast can supply enough power to light the fishermen's hamlets stretching along the coast.

  2. Advanced, High Power, Next Scale, Wave Energy Conversion Device

    SciTech Connect

    Mekhiche, Mike; Dufera, Hiz; Montagna, Deb

    2012-10-29

    The project conducted under DOE contract DE‐EE0002649 is defined as the Advanced, High Power, Next Scale, Wave Energy Converter. The overall project is split into a seven‐stage, gated development program. The work conducted under the DOE contract is OPT Stage Gate III work and a portion of Stage Gate IV work of the seven stage product development process. The project effort includes Full Concept Design & Prototype Assembly Testing building on our existing PowerBuoy� technology to deliver a device with much increased power delivery. Scaling‐up from 150kW to 500kW power generating capacity required changes in the PowerBuoy design that addressed cost reduction and mass manufacturing by implementing a Design for Manufacturing (DFM) approach. The design changes also focused on reducing PowerBuoy Installation, Operation and Maintenance (IO&M) costs which are essential to reducing the overall cost of energy. In this design, changes to the core PowerBuoy technology were implemented to increase capability and reduce both CAPEX and OPEX costs. OPT conceptually envisaged moving from a floating structure to a seabed structure. The design change from a floating structure to seabed structure would provide the implementation of stroke‐ unlimited Power Take‐Off (PTO) which has a potential to provide significant power delivery improvement and transform the wave energy industry if proven feasible.

  3. Characterization of U.S. Wave Energy Converter Test Sites: A Catalogue of Met-Ocean Data

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This report presents met-ocean data and wave energy characteristics at three U.S. wave energy converter (WEC) test and potential deployment sites. Its purpose is to enable the comparison of wave...

  4. EERE Success Story-Catching a Wave: Innovative Wave Energy Device...

    Energy Saver

    Marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies, which generate power from waves, tides, or ... for clean, domestic power generation from resources such as hydropower, waves, and tides. ...

  5. Riding the Clean Energy Wave: New Projects Aim to Improve Water...

    Energy Saver

    the energy of the ocean's waves, tides, and currents and convert it into electricity. ... With up to 1,400 terawatt hours of potential power generation per year, our nation's waves ...

  6. Reference Model 5 (RM5): Oscillating Surge Wave Energy Converter

    SciTech Connect

    Yu, Y. H.; Jenne, D. S.; Thresher, R.; Copping, A.; Geerlofs, S.; Hanna, L. A.

    2015-01-01

    This report is an addendum to SAND2013-9040: Methodology for Design and Economic Analysis of Marine Energy Conversion (MEC) Technologies. This report describes an Oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Converter (OSWEC) reference model design in a complementary manner to Reference Models 1-4 contained in the above report. A conceptual design for a taut moored oscillating surge wave energy converter was developed. The design had an annual electrical power of 108 kilowatts (kW), rated power of 360 kW, and intended deployment at water depths between 50 m and 100 m. The study includes structural analysis, power output estimation, a hydraulic power conversion chain system, and mooring designs. The results were used to estimate device capital cost and annual operation and maintenance costs. The device performance and costs were used for the economic analysis, following the methodology presented in SAND2013-9040 that included costs for designing, manufacturing, deploying, and operating commercial-scale MEC arrays up to 100 devices. The levelized cost of energy estimated for the Reference Model 5 OSWEC, presented in this report, was for a single device and arrays of 10, 50, and 100 units, and it enabled the economic analysis to account for cost reductions associated with economies of scale. The baseline commercial levelized cost of energy estimate for the Reference Model 5 device in an array comprised of 10 units is $1.44/kilowatt-hour (kWh), and the value drops to approximately $0.69/kWh for an array of 100 units.

  7. Investigation of Wave Energy Converter Effects on Wave Fields: A Modeling Sensitivity Study in Monterey Bay CA.

    SciTech Connect

    Roberts, Jesse D.; Grace Chang; Jason Magalen; Craig Jones

    2014-08-01

    A n indust ry standard wave modeling tool was utilized to investigate model sensitivity to input parameters and wave energy converter ( WEC ) array deploym ent scenarios. Wave propagation was investigated d ownstream of the WECs to evaluate overall near - and far - field effects of WEC arrays. The sensitivity study illustrate d that b oth wave height and near - bottom orbital velocity we re subject to the largest pote ntial variations, each decreas ed in sensitivity as transmission coefficient increase d , as number and spacing of WEC devices decrease d , and as the deployment location move d offshore. Wave direction wa s affected consistently for all parameters and wave perio d was not affected (or negligibly affected) by varying model parameters or WEC configuration .

  8. Property:Wave Period Range(s) | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Property Edit with form History Property:Wave Period Range(s) Jump to: navigation, search Property Name Wave Period Range(s) Property Type String Pages using the property "Wave...

  9. Wave Tank WEC Array Analysis | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Wave Tank WEC Array Analysis Wave Tank WEC Array Analysis Wave Tank WEC Array Analysis 42benccolumbia-powerrhinefrank.ppt (2.04 MB) More Documents & Publications Direct Drive ...

  10. Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Full-Scale Wave Energy Device Testing

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Energy Department, in coordination with the Navy, today announced funding for two companies to test their innovative wave energy conversion devices in new deep water test berths off the waters of the Navy’s Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Ocean Energy USA will leverage lessons learned from previous quarter-scale test deployments that have led to design improvements for a full-scale deployment of their Ocean Energy Buoy. Northwest Energy Innovations will build and test a full-scale model of its Azura device.

  11. Irregular Wave Energy Extraction Analysis for a Slider Crank WEC Power Take-Off System

    SciTech Connect

    Sang, Yuanrui; Karayaka, H. Bora; Yan, Yanjun; Zhang, James Z.; Muljadi, Eduard

    2015-09-02

    Slider crank Wave Energy Converter (WEC) is a novel energy conversion device. It converts wave energy into electricity at a relatively high efficiency, and it features a simple structure. Past analysis on this WEC has been done under regular sinusoidal wave conditions, and a suboptimal energy could be achieved. This paper presents the analysis of the system under irregular wave conditions; a time-domain hydrodynamics model is adopted and the control methodology is modified to better serve the irregular wave conditions. Results from the simulations show that the performance of the system under irregular wave conditions is different from that under regular sinusoidal wave conditions, but still a reasonable amount of energy can be extracted.

  12. 5-ft Wave Flume Facility | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    ft Wave Flume Facility Jump to: navigation, search Basic Specifications Facility Name 5-ft Wave Flume Facility Overseeing Organization United States Army Corp of Engineers (ERDC)...

  13. 1.5-ft Wave Flume Facility | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    .5-ft Wave Flume Facility Jump to: navigation, search Basic Specifications Facility Name 1.5-ft Wave Flume Facility Overseeing Organization United States Army Corp of Engineers...

  14. DeFrees Small Wave Basin | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Current Velocity Range(ms) 0.0 Programmable Wavemaking Yes Wavemaking Description Computer controlled hydraulic paddle, arbitrary wave shape possible Wave Direction...

  15. L-Shaped Flume Wave Basin | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    L-Shaped Flume Wave Basin Jump to: navigation, search Basic Specifications Facility Name L-Shaped Flume Wave Basin Overseeing Organization United States Army Corp of Engineers...

  16. 3-ft Wave Flume Facility | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    ft Wave Flume Facility Jump to: navigation, search Basic Specifications Facility Name 3-ft Wave Flume Facility Overseeing Organization United States Army Corp of Engineers (ERDC)...

  17. Sandia Energy - Sandia Tool Determines Value of Solar Photovoltaic...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Tool Determines Value of Solar Photovoltaic Power Systems Home Renewable Energy Energy Partnership News News & Events Photovoltaic Solar Sandia Tool Determines Value of Solar...

  18. The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings...

  19. The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures (April 2013) The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy...

  20. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Office of Energy Efficiency and

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Renewable Energy | Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued by Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD April 11, 2013 CX-010104: Categorical Exclusion Determination Broken Link: Table Mountain Rancheria of California Tribe Proposes Energy Use Study As Well As Heating and Cooling Install/Replace CX(s) Applied:

  1. Uniform Methods Project: Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Measures | Department of Energy Project: Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures Uniform Methods Project: Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures The first set of protocols for determining energy savings from energy efficiency measures and programs were published by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in April 2013. Funded by the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy,

  2. Benchmark Modeling of the Near-Field and Far-Field Wave Effects of Wave Energy Arrays

    SciTech Connect

    Rhinefrank, Kenneth E; Haller, Merrick C; Ozkan-Haller, H Tuba

    2013-01-26

    This project is an industry-led partnership between Columbia Power Technologies and Oregon State University that will perform benchmark laboratory experiments and numerical modeling of the near-field and far-field impacts of wave scattering from an array of wave energy devices. These benchmark experimental observations will help to fill a gaping hole in our present knowledge of the near-field effects of multiple, floating wave energy converters and are a critical requirement for estimating the potential far-field environmental effects of wave energy arrays. The experiments will be performed at the Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory (Oregon State University) and will utilize an array of newly developed Buoys' that are realistic, lab-scale floating power converters. The array of Buoys will be subjected to realistic, directional wave forcing (1:33 scale) that will approximate the expected conditions (waves and water depths) to be found off the Central Oregon Coast. Experimental observations will include comprehensive in-situ wave and current measurements as well as a suite of novel optical measurements. These new optical capabilities will include imaging of the 3D wave scattering using a binocular stereo camera system, as well as 3D device motion tracking using a newly acquired LED system. These observing systems will capture the 3D motion history of individual Buoys as well as resolve the 3D scattered wave field; thus resolving the constructive and destructive wave interference patterns produced by the array at high resolution. These data combined with the device motion tracking will provide necessary information for array design in order to balance array performance with the mitigation of far-field impacts. As a benchmark data set, these data will be an important resource for testing of models for wave/buoy interactions, buoy performance, and far-field effects on wave and current patterns due to the presence of arrays. Under the proposed project we will initiate high

  3. Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Direct Heating Equipment, Final Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Direct Heating Equipment, Final Determination

  4. Wave

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    1 Summer 2001 Heat Wave This summer has proved to be downright hot in the Southern Great ... Not only is a summer heat wave uncomfortable, but it can also be ARM Facilities Newsletter ...

  5. MHK Technologies/The WaveCatcher System | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Profile Technology Type Click here Attenuator Technology Description System captures a wave stores the energy in a large holder containment device resulting in a large potential...

  6. MHK Projects/Coos County Offshore Wave Energy Power Plant | Open...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Coos County Offshore Wave Energy Power Plant < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... "minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"goo...

  7. MHK Projects/US Navy Wave Energy Technology WET Program at Marine...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    US Navy Wave Energy Technology WET Program at Marine Corps Base Hawaii MCBH < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map......

  8. The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Savings for Specific Measures | Department of Energy The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures The Uniform Methods Project: Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures In April 2013 the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) published the first set of protocols for determining energy savings from energy efficiency measures and programs. Funded by the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy

  9. MHK Technologies/SyncWave Power Resonator | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    power take off which drives a variable speed generator Power outputs conditioned by modern power electronics from several SyncWave Units in a wave farm will be collected and...

  10. MHK Technologies/Wave Catcher | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    keeps the rotor turning until the next wave lifts up the cylinder and the anchor line once again turns the pulley The cylinder will also be lifted by waves from all directions As...

  11. Property:Maximum Wave Length(m) | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Length(m) Jump to: navigation, search Property Name Maximum Wave Length(m) Property Type String Pages using the property "Maximum Wave Length(m)" Showing 18 pages using this...

  12. Property:Maximum Wave Height(m) | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Jump to: navigation, search Property Name Maximum Wave Height(m) Property Type String Pages using the property "Maximum Wave Height(m)" Showing 25 pages using this property....

  13. DeFrees Large Wave Basin | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Current Velocity Range(ms) 0.0 Programmable Wavemaking Yes Wavemaking Description Computer controlled 4m hydraulic wave paddle stroke allows a series of solitary waves to be...

  14. SyncWaveSystems Inc | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    SyncWaveSystems Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name: SyncWaveSystems Inc Region: Canada Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Website: www.syncwavesystems.com This company is listed in...

  15. MHK Technologies/WavePlane | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Early Stage Development & Design & Engineering Technology Description The WavePlane is a V-shaped design, which is anchored with the head up against the incoming waves. Below the...

  16. CX-007410: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    10: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-007410: Categorical Exclusion Determination Deep Geothermal Drilling using Millimeter Wave Technology CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Date: 11/30/2011 Location(s): Massachusetts Offices(s): Golden Field Office Impact Technologies LLC (Impact) would utilize DOE and cost share funds to further develop the intense millimeter wave (MMW) radiation technology for ablation/vaporization and melting of rocks in drilling to deep geothermal formations. Phase I of this

  17. Notice of Intent: Wave Energy Test Facility Inside U.S. Waters

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Energy Department’s Water Power Program intends to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to construct a national wave energy test facility inside U.S. federal or state waters. To...

  18. Method for Determining Optimal Residential Energy Efficiency...

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... EAC equivalent annual cost ECM energy conservation measure EEM energy efficient mortgage ... annual cost IECC International Energy Conservation Code LBL or LBNL Lawrence Berkeley ...

  19. Save Energy Now LEADER Webinar: Replication Seminar Series: Determine...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    July 26, 2011 Determine and Communicate the Value of Replication Save Energy Now LEADER Web Conference Replication Seminar Series Save Energy Now LEADER Web Conference Agenda ...

  20. CX-000313: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    3: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000313: Categorical Exclusion Determination New Jersey Revision 1 - Grants for State-Sponsored Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects Date: 11/17/2009 Location(s): New Jersey Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Broad grant program for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects - no size limits. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD CX-000313.pdf (143.7

  1. CX-006270: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    6270: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006270: Categorical Exclusion Determination Template - Regents Centers CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 07/27/2011 Location(s): Kansas Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The Kansas Energy Office (KEO) would administer the State Energy Program for Kansas. KEO would allocate $6,875,000 in Department of Energy funding to Emporia State University Energy Efficiency Project, Kansas State University Energy Efficiency Project,

  2. CX-006228: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    8: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006228: Categorical Exclusion Determination State Energy Program American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Deployment of Innovative Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy - Agriculture - Dufur and Hanna-Cantrell CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 07/15/2011 Location(s): Dufur, Oregon Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Department of Energy is proposing to provide $1,100,000 in State Energy Program funding to the State of Oregon

  3. CX-006847: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    847: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006847: Categorical Exclusion Determination State Energy Program American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Deployment of Innovative Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy - Agriculture - Dufur & Hanna-Cantrell CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 09/23/2011 Location(s): Dufur, Oregon Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The Department of Energy is proposing to provide $1,100,000 in State Energy Program funding to the State of

  4. MHK Projects/Brough Head Wave Farm | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    homepage Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleMHKProjectsBroughHeadWaveFarm&oldid680140" Feedback Contact needs updating Image needs updating Reference...

  5. MHK Projects/Orcadian Wave Farm | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Deployed 4 Main Overseeing Organization Pelamis Wave Power formerly Ocean Power Delivery Project Technology *MHK TechnologiesPelamis Project Licensing Environmental...

  6. Advancing Technology Readiness: Wave Energy Testing and Demonstration...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    EERE is leading the effort to prove functionality, evaluate technical and economic viability, and generate cost, performance, and reliability data for a variety of wave, tidal, and ...

  7. Category:Long-Wave Infrared | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Infrared Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleCategory:Long-WaveInfrared&oldid794161" Feedback Contact needs updating Image needs updating Reference...

  8. MHK Projects/Cornwall Wave Hub | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Technology *MHK TechnologiesPowerBuoy Project Timeline and Milestones *7152009 Commitment agreement signed for Wave Hub *7302010 Cable installation commences *7302011...

  9. MHK Technologies/Multi Absorbing Wave Energy Converter MAWEC...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Wave Surge Converter Technology Readiness Level Click here TRL 1-3: Discovery Concept Definition Early Stage Development & Design & Engineering Technology Description MAWEC...

  10. MHK Technologies/Neptune Triton Wave | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Wave Surge Converter Technology Readiness Level Click here TRL 1-3: Discovery Concept Definition Early Stage Development & Design & Engineering Technology Description The...

  11. MHK Technologies/Uppsala Seabased AB Wave Energy Converter |...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Technology Profile Primary Organization Uppsala University Division for Electricity Technology Resource Click here Wave Technology Description The system consists of a...

  12. MHK Technologies/Wave Dragon | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Click here Overtopping Device Technology Readiness Level Click here TRL 78: Open Water System Testing & Demonstration & Operation Technology Description The Wave Dragon is a...

  13. Edinburgh University aka Wave Power Group | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Name: Edinburgh University aka Wave Power Group Address: School of Engineering and Electronics The King s Buildings Mayfield Road Place: Edinburgh Zip: EH9 3JL Region: United...

  14. MHK Projects/WavePlane Prototype 1 | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    WavePlane Prototype 1 < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... "minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADM...

  15. EERE Success Story-Advancing Technology Readiness: Wave Energy...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Program is committed to developing and deploying a portfolio of innovative technologies for clean, domestic power generation from resources such as hydropower, waves, and tides. ...

  16. 10-ft Wave Flume Facility | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    None Available Sensors Flow, Pressure Range(psi), Turbulence, Velocity, Wave Probe Data Generation Capability Real-Time No Test Services Test Services Yes Past Pertinent...

  17. Hydropower, Wave and Tidal Technologies - Energy Innovation Portal

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Storage Geothermal Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Hydropower, Wave and Tidal Marketing Summaries (13) Industrial Technologies Solar Photovoltaic Solar Thermal Startup America Vehicles ...

  18. Energy Department Announces Secretarial Determination of No Adverse...

    Energy Saver

    Secretarial Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for Uranium Transfers Energy Department Announces Secretarial Determination of No Adverse Material Impact for Uranium ...

  19. Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determinations By Office | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Office Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determinations By Office Secretarial Offices Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Environmental Management Fossil Energy Natural Gas Regulation Health, Safety, and Security Intelligence and Counterintelligence Legacy Management Loan Programs Office Nuclear Energy

  20. ocean waves

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    waves - Sandia Energy Energy Search Icon Sandia Home Locations Contact Us Employee Locator ... SunShot Grand Challenge: Regional Test Centers ocean waves HomeTag:ocean waves Sandia's ...

  1. Uniform Methods Project for Determining Energy Efficiency Program Savings |

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Department of Energy for Determining Energy Efficiency Program Savings Uniform Methods Project for Determining Energy Efficiency Program Savings Under the Uniform Methods Project, DOE is developing a set of protocols for determining savings from energy efficiency measures and programs. The protocols provide a straightforward method for evaluating gross energy savings for residential, commercial, and industrial measures commonly offered in ratepayer-funded programs in the United Sates. The

  2. Energy propagation by transverse waves in multiple flux tube systems using filling factors

    SciTech Connect

    Van Doorsselaere, T.; Gijsen, S. E.; Andries, J.; Verth, G. E-mail: stief.gijsen@wis.kuleuven.be E-mail: g.verth@sheffield.ac.uk

    2014-11-01

    In the last few years, it has been found that transverse waves are present at all times in coronal loops or spicules. Their energy has been estimated with an expression derived for bulk Alfvén waves in homogeneous media, with correspondingly uniform wave energy density and flux. The kink mode, however, is localized in space with the energy density and flux dependent on the position in the cross-sectional plane. The more relevant quantities for the kink mode are the integrals of the energy density and flux over the cross-sectional plane. The present paper provides an approximation to the energy propagated by kink modes in an ensemble of flux tubes by means of combining the analysis of single flux tube kink oscillations with a filling factor for the tube cross-sectional area. This finally allows one to compare the expressions for energy flux of Alfvén waves with an ensemble of kink waves. We find that the correction factor for the energy in kink waves, compared to the bulk Alfvén waves, is between f and 2f, where f is the density filling factor of the ensemble of flux tubes.

  3. CX-002506: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    506: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002506: Categorical Exclusion Determination Rhode Island Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Initiative CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1 Date: 06/01/2010 Location(s): Rhode Island Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Provide energy audits and energy efficiency assistance to small and large commercial industrial companies. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD CX-002506.pdf (152.41 KB) More Documents

  4. CX-003021: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Energy Saver

    506: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002506: Categorical Exclusion Determination Rhode Island Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Initiative CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1 Date: 06/01/2010 Location(s): Rhode Island Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Provide energy audits and energy efficiency assistance to small and large commercial industrial companies. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD CX-002506.pdf (152.41 KB) More Documents

  5. CX-006017: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    6017: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006017: Categorical Exclusion Determination Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program - Louisiana-City-Kenner CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 05/23/2011 Location(s): Kenner, Louisiana Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. 1) Use consultant to help develop energy efficiency (EE) and conservation strategy; 2) perform residential energy audits and direct install of

  6. CX-006209: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    09: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006209: Categorical Exclusion Determination Missouri Independent Energy Efficiency Program: Anheuser-Busch - Brewery Energy Efficiency Retrofits CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 07/01/2011 Location(s): Saitn Louis, Missouri Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The State of Missouri, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Energy, proposes to use $750,000 in State Energy Program American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

  7. Wave Energy Resource Characterization at US Test Sites

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Resource Characterization at US Test Sites - Sandia Energy Energy Search Icon Sandia Home ... Applications National Solar Thermal Test Facility Nuclear Energy Systems ...

  8. MHK Technologies/Wave Water Pump WWP | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    adjusts to varyilng sea levels and wave hights It resists storms safe to navigation as red floats are clearly seen during the day and red flashing lights during the night It does...

  9. MHK Technologies/IVEC Floating Wave Power Plant | Open Energy...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Resource Click here Wave Technology Description FWP design is based on an array of linked OWC s or chambers Similar to the cylinders of a combustion engine each FWP chamber has...

  10. PerpetuWave Power Pty Ltd | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name: PerpetuWave Power Pty Ltd Region: Canada Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Website: http: This company is listed in the Marine and Hydrokinetic...

  11. CX-008030: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    30: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-008030: Categorical Exclusion Determination Energy Retrofits CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 12/01/2011 Location(s): Nationwide Offices(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Frankfort, Kentucky proposes to replace the roof on city hall with an energy efficient roof. The city hall is listed on the on the Historic Register. CX-008030.pdf (600.6 KB) More Documents & Publications CX-007837: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-010860: Categorical

  12. CX-100406 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    06 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100406 Categorical Exclusion Determination Final Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Pumps RIN 1904-AC54 CX(s) Applied: B5.1 EERE-Buildings Technology Program Date: 11/20/2015 Location(s): Nationwide Office(s): Golden Field Office In this final rule, DOE proposes new energy conservation standards for pumps. DOE has determined that the energy conservation standards for these products would result in significant conservation of energy, and are

  13. CX-006275: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    75: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006275: Categorical Exclusion Determination Energy Audit; Efficiency Improvements; and Renewable Energy Installations; Township of Branchburg; New Jersey CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 07/27/2011 Location(s): Branchburg, New Jersey Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office This National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review is for the modification of the original NEPA determination (GFO-0003094-001) to add the installation and

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

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    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

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

    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.

  16. Characterization of U.S. Wave Energy Converter (WEC) Test Sites...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Characterization of U.S. Wave Energy Converter (WEC) Test Sites Jump to: navigation, search This is the second edition of the catalogue of U.S....

  17. U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Final Determination of Coverage for Compressors (1904-AC83) EERE- Buildings Technology Program Nationwide Under this Determination DOE is finding that compressors qualify as a covered product under Part A of Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended, and thus would be appropriate for energy conservation standards. This determination does not propose test procedures or energy conservation standards for compressors. This determination is procedural. A6 - Procedural

  18. CX-000077: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    77: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000077: Categorical Exclusion Determination Alexandria's Audits, Revolving Loan, Fleet Hybrid Vehicles, Renewable Energy Feasibility Study (Streetlight and Green Roof Retrofits) CX(s) Applied: B5.1, A1, A9, A11 Date: 11/16/2009 Location(s): Alexandria, Virginia Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. 1) Training program for auditors and performance of energy audits.2) Development of

  19. CX-001319: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    319: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001319: Categorical Exclusion Determination Grants for State-Sponsored Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects - New Jersey Institute of Technology CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 03/17/2010 Location(s): Newark, New Jersey Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Oak Hall project including new demand-based building controls (variable-frequency drives), boiler replacement, solar water heating, rooftop

  20. CX-001530: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    30: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001530: Categorical Exclusion Determination Fresno County Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Activities CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1 Date: 04/15/2010 Location(s): County of Fresno, California Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) fund. The County of Fresno, California would use the Department of Energy (DOE) funds for the following activities:

  1. CX-002023: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    023: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002023: Categorical Exclusion Determination Adult Detention Facility - Energy Conservation Projects - Energy Recovery Ventilators CX(s) Applied: B2.5, B5.1 Date: 04/27/2010 Location(s): Lancaster County, Nebraska Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Installation of energy recovery ventilators at the Lancaster County Adult Detention Facility. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD CX-002023.pdf (583.04 KB) More Documents & Publications

  2. CX-003374: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    374: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003374: Categorical Exclusion Determination Installation of Energy Management Equipment CX(s) Applied: B1.4, B2.2, B5.1 Date: 08/12/2010 Location(s): Jenks, Oklahoma Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory The Recipient proposes to replace manually operated thermostats with a digital control system as well as replace 76 Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning units with newer, more energy efficient

  3. CX-006210: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    0: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006210: Categorical Exclusion Determination Missouri Independent Energy Efficiency Program: Bodine Aluminum Incorporated - Thermal Oxidizer Replacement CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 07/01/2011 Location(s): Missouri Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of Energy's sub-recipient Bodine Aluminum Incorporated proposes to use $750,000 of State Energy Program American Recovery and

  4. CX-006227: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    7: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006227: Categorical Exclusion Determination Oklahoma State Energy Program American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority Large System Request T CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 07/15/2011 Location(s): Walters, Oklahoma Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Department of Energy is proposing to provide $750,000 in State Energy Program funding to the Oklahoma Department of Commerce who is proposing to

  5. CX-100161 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    1 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100161 Categorical Exclusion Determination Electrical Expansion Program at the Energy Systems Integration Facility; NREL Tracking No. 15-004 Award Number: DE-AC36-08GO28308 National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Date: 01/08/2015 Location(s): CO Office(s): Golden Field Office PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes the installation of new electrical infrastructure for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL's) Energy

  6. CX-000080: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    080: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000080: Categorical Exclusion Determination Elizabeth's Revolving Loan Program, Technical Consultants, Sub-grantee Program, and Energy Efficiency Retrofits CX(s) Applied: B5.1, B2.5, A1, A9, A11 Date: 11/16/2009 Location(s): Elizabeth, New Jersey Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. 1) Technical consultant. 2) Revolving loan program. 3) Sub grants for commercial projects. 4) Energy

  7. CX-001898: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    898: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001898: Categorical Exclusion Determination Lancaster County Environmental Center Renewable Energy System - Geothermal - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.1 Date: 04/22/2010 Location(s): Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant fund. Lancaster County is proposing to

  8. CX-005449: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    5449: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-005449: Categorical Exclusion Determination State Energy Program American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Greenwood Scaling Biomass Boilers - Washington CX(s) Applied: A9, B1.7, B5.1 Date: 03/23/2011 Location(s): Washington Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The SIRTI Foundation and Greenwood Clean Energy Company are proposing to use $300,000 in State Energy Program American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding

  9. An electron energy loss spectrometer designed for studies of electronic energy losses and spin waves in the large momentum regime

    SciTech Connect

    Ibach, H.; Rajeswari, J.; Schneider, C. M.

    2011-12-15

    Based on 143 deg. electrostatic deflectors we have realized a new spectrometer for electron energy loss spectroscopy which is particularly suitable for studies on surface spin waves and other low energy electronic energy losses. Contrary to previous designs high resolution is maintained even for diffuse inelastic scattering due to a specific management of the angular aberrations in combination with an angle aperture. The performance of the instrument is demonstrated with high resolution energy loss spectra of surface spin waves on a cobalt film deposited on the Cu(100) surface.

  10. Determination of elastic properties of a MnO{sub 2} coating by surface acoustic wave velocity dispersion analysis

    SciTech Connect

    Sermeus, J.; Glorieux, C.; Sinha, R.; Vereecken, P. M.; Vanstreels, K.

    2014-07-14

    MnO{sub 2} is a material of interest in the development of high energy-density batteries, specifically as a coating material for internal 3D structures, thus ensuring rapid energy deployment. Its electrochemical properties have been mapped extensively, but there are, to the best of the authors' knowledge, no records of the elastic properties of thin film MnO{sub 2}. Impulsive stimulated thermal scattering (ISTS), also known as the heterodyne diffraction or transient grating technique, was used to determine the Young's modulus (E) and porosity (?) of a 500?nm thick MnO{sub 2} coating on a Si(001) substrate. ISTS is an all optical method that is able to excite and detect surface acoustic waves (SAWs) on opaque samples. From the measured SAW velocity dispersion, the Young's modulus and porosity were determined to be E?=?25??1?GPa and ?=421%, respectively. These values were confirmed by independent techniques and determined by a most-squares analysis of the carefully fitted SAW velocity dispersion. This study demonstrates the ability of the presented technique to determine the elastic parameters of a thin, porous film on an anisotropic substrate.

  11. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Connecticut | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Connecticut Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Connecticut Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Connecticut. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD September 9, 2016 CX-100751 Categorical Exclusion Determination High Performance PEFC Electrode Structures Award Number: DE-EE0007652 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B3.15 Fuel Cell Technologies Office Date: 8/11/2016 Location(s): CT Office(s): Golden Field Office September 8, 2016 CX-100740 Categorical Exclusion Determination

  12. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Hawaii | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Hawaii Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Hawaii Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Hawaii. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD June 12, 2016 CX-100638 Categorical Exclusion Determination Comprehensive analysis of Hawaii's geothermal potential through Play Fairway Award Number: DE-EE0006729 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1 Geothermal Technologies Office Date: 6/2/2016 Location(s): HI Office(s): Golden Field Office May 2, 2016 CX-100598 Categorical Exclusion Determination

  13. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Oklahoma | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Oklahoma Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Oklahoma Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Oklahoma. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD March 3, 2016 CX-014714: Categorical Exclusion Determination Chimney Hill Solar Project Interconnection with PEC and Interface with the SWPA Tupelo Switchyard CX(s) Applied: A9 Date: 03/03/2016 Location(s): Oklahoma Offices(s): Southwestern Power Administration November 20, 2015 CX-014539: Categorical Exclusion Determination Robert

  14. Mapping and Assessment of the United States Ocean Wave Energy Resource

    SciTech Connect

    Jacobson, Paul T; Hagerman, George; Scott, George

    2011-12-01

    This project estimates the naturally available and technically recoverable U.S. wave energy resources, using a 51-month Wavewatch III hindcast database developed especially for this study by National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) National Centers for Environmental Prediction. For total resource estimation, wave power density in terms of kilowatts per meter is aggregated across a unit diameter circle. This approach is fully consistent with accepted global practice and includes the resource made available by the lateral transfer of wave energy along wave crests, which enables wave diffraction to substantially reestablish wave power densities within a few kilometers of a linear array, even for fixed terminator devices. The total available wave energy resource along the U.S. continental shelf edge, based on accumulating unit circle wave power densities, is estimated to be 2,640 TWh/yr, broken down as follows: 590 TWh/yr for the West Coast, 240 TWh/yr for the East Coast, 80 TWh/yr for the Gulf of Mexico, 1570 TWh/yr for Alaska, 130 TWh/yr for Hawaii, and 30 TWh/yr for Puerto Rico. The total recoverable wave energy resource, as constrained by an array capacity packing density of 15 megawatts per kilometer of coastline, with a 100-fold operating range between threshold and maximum operating conditions in terms of input wave power density available to such arrays, yields a total recoverable resource along the U.S. continental shelf edge of 1,170 TWh/yr, broken down as follows: 250 TWh/yr for the West Coast, 160 TWh/yr for the East Coast, 60 TWh/yr for the Gulf of Mexico, 620 TWh/yr for Alaska, 80 TWh/yr for Hawaii, and 20 TWh/yr for Puerto Rico.

  15. Wave resonances and the partition of energy in ideal compressible magnetohydrodynamic fluids

    SciTech Connect

    Zorzan, C.; Cally, P. S.

    2012-11-15

    Phase mixing and resonant absorption are two processes that have been under scrutiny for some time because of their role in wave damping and in providing a mechanism for heating space and laboratory plasmas. The accumulation or absorption of energy that develops within a resonant layer is usually attributed to a logarithmic singularity, but it will be shown that this build up of energy is inextricably tied to a discontinuity in the fluid displacement at the resonant point. This change in the dynamics of the problem will be examined by establishing a partition of energy that identifies and isolates the individual resonances within the fluid. The partition is based on a variational description of the Fourier transformed equations and is guided by an electrical model of the MHD system that not only illustrates the resonant structure threading the fluid but also exposes the mechanism driving the resonant absorption process. A simplified version of this model is then constructed to help determine the approximate rate of energy absorption.

  16. Ulysses observations of magnetic waves due to newborn interstellar pickup ions. II. Application of turbulence concepts to limiting wave energy and observability

    SciTech Connect

    Cannon, Bradford E.; Smith, Charles W.; Isenberg, Philip A.; Vasquez, Bernard J.; Joyce, Colin J.; Murphy, Neil; Nuno, Raquel G. E-mail: Charles.Smith@unh.edu E-mail: Bernie.Vasquez@unh.edu E-mail: Neil.Murphy@jpl.nasa.gov

    2014-06-01

    The low-frequency magnetic waves that arise from the isotropization of newborn interstellar pickup ions (PUIs) are reasonably well described by linear and quasi-linear kinetic theory in so far as those theories predict the wave frequency and polarization in the spacecraft frame. Those theories fail to describe the scarce observability of the waves. Quasilinear theory predicts that the wave power should accumulate over long periods of time as the relatively weak kinetic instability slowly adds power to the observed spectrum. At the same time it has been argued that the same wave energy must serve as a secondary source of thermal ion heating in the outer heliosphere once the initial turbulence is depleted. To the extent that turbulent transport of the wave energy acts against the spectrally confined accumulation of wave energy, turbulence should be a limiting factor in observability. We argue that turbulence does limit the observability of the waves and we use turbulence theory to predict the observed wave energy. We compare this prediction against a database of 502 wave observations attributed to newborn interstellar PUIs observed by the Ulysses spacecraft.

  17. A mechanistic determination of horizontal flow regime bound using void wave celerity

    SciTech Connect

    Park, J.W.

    1995-09-01

    The two-phase flow regime boundaries in a horizontal channel has been investigated by using the behavior of the second order void wave celerities. The average two-fluid model has been constituted with closure relations for horizontally stratified and bubbly flows. A vapor phase turbulent stress model for a smooth interface geometry has been included. It is found that the second order waves (i.e., eigenvalues) propagate in opposite direction with almost the same speed when the liquid phase is stationary. Using the well-posedness limit of the two-phase system, the dispersed-stratified flow regime boundary has been modeled. Two-phase Froude number has been theoretically found to be a convenient parameter in quantifying the flow regime boundary as a function of the void fraction. It is found that interaction between void wave celerities become stronger as the two-phase Froude number is reduced. This result should be interpreted as that gravity and the relative velocity are key parameters in determining flow regime boundaries in a horizontal flow. The influence of the vapor phase turbulent stress found to stabilize the flow stratification. This study clearly shows that the average two-fluid model is very effective for a mechanistic determination of horizontal flow regimes if appropriate closure relations are developed.

  18. MHK Technologies/Wave Energy Seawater Transmission WEST | Open...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    to achieve higher reliability at lower cost. When WEST is combined with Bright Energy Storage Technologies seafloor compressed air energy storage (CAES) system, the two enable...

  19. Categorical Exclusion Determinations | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    NEPA Documents » Categorical Exclusion Determinations Categorical Exclusion Determinations To further transparency and openness in its implementation of the NEPA process, DOE established a policy and, subsequently, requirements under the Department's NEPA regulations (10 CFR Part 1021) and NEPA Order (DOE Order 451.1B) to document and post online its categorical exclusion (CX) determinations involving classes of actions listed in Appendix B to Subpart D of 10 CFR Part 1021. Additional

  20. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Arizona | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Arizona Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Arizona Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Arizona. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD September 9, 2016 CX-100742 Categorical Exclusion Determination A Novel Platform for Algal Biomass Production Using Cellulosic Mixotrophy Award Number: DE-EE0007562 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B5.15 Bioenergy Technologies Office Date: 8/29/2016 Location(s): AZ Office(s): Golden Field Office August 26, 2016 CX-100700 Categorical Exclusion

  1. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: California | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    California Categorical Exclusion Determinations: California Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in California. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD September 22, 2016 CX-100759 Categorical Exclusion Determination Accelerating Market Adoption of Best-in-class Building Technologies, the Technology Demonstration Initiative (TDI) Award Number: DE-EE0007065 CX(s) Applied: A9, A11 Buildings Technologies Office Date: 9/20/2016 Location(s): CA Office(s): Golden Field Office

  2. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Indiana | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Indiana Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Indiana Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Indiana. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD March 7, 2016 CX-100543 Categorical Exclusion Determination Renewable Acid-hydrolysis Condensation Hydrotreating (REACH) Pilot Plant Award Number: DE-EE0006244 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Bioenergy Technology Office Date: 07/31/2014 Location(s): IN Office(s): Golden Field Office January 12, 2016 CX-100450 Categorical Exclusion

  3. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Iowa | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Iowa Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Iowa Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Iowa. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD August 22, 2016 CX-100698 Categorical Exclusion Determination Novel Infiltration Diagnostics based on Laser-line Scanning and Infrared Temperature Field Imaging Award Number: DE-EE0007686 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Buildings Technology Office Date: 8/15/2016 Location(s): IA Office(s): Golden Field Office March 4, 2016 CX-100528 Categorical

  4. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Louisiana | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Louisiana Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Louisiana Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Louisiana. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD March 4, 2016 CX-100533 Categorical Exclusion Determination Pump Station Improvements (Transcontinental) Award Number: DE-EE0006212 CX(s) Applied: B5.1, B5.4 Weatherization & Intergovernmental Programs Office Date: 07/10/2014 Location(s): LA Office(s): Golden Field Office May 27, 2015 CX-013764: Categorical Exclusion

  5. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Maryland | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Maryland Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Maryland Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Maryland. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD September 9, 2016 CX-100748 Categorical Exclusion Determination Advanced Serpentine Heat Exchangers to Minimize the Number of Joints and Leakage in HVAC&R Systems Award Number: DE-EE0007680 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Building Technologies Office Date: 8/11/2016 Location(s): MD Office(s): Golden Field Office June 12, 2016 CX-100642

  6. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Michigan | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Michigan Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Michigan Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Michigan. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD October 6, 2016 CX-100761 Categorical Exclusion Determination Durable High-Power Membrane Electrode Assemblies with Low-Pt-Loading Award Number: DE-EE0007651 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Fuel Cell Technologies Office Date: 10/4/2016 Location(s): MI Office(s): Golden Field Office September 16, 2016 CX-100753 Categorical Exclusion

  7. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Missouri | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Missouri Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Missouri Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Missouri. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD August 26, 2016 CX-100704 Categorical Exclusion Determination Fundamental Studies of Surface-Functionalized Mesoporous Carbons for Thermodynamic Stabilizationand Reversibility of Metal Hydrides Award Number: DE-EE0007656 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B3.15 Fuel Cell Technologies Office Date: 8/15/2016 Location(s): MO Office(s): Golden

  8. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Nevada | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Nevada Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Nevada Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Nevada. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD September 9, 2016 CX-100744 Categorical Exclusion Determination A novel approach to map permeability using passive seismic emission tomography Award Number: DE-EE0007698 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1 Geothermal Technologies Office Date: 8/29/2016 Location(s): OH Office(s): Golden Field Office April 4, 2016 CX-100588 Categorical Exclusion

  9. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Texas | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Texas Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Texas Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Texas. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD September 7, 2016 CX-100722 Categorical Exclusion Determination Development of a novel, near real time approach to geothermal seismic exploration and Monitoring Via Ambient Seismic Noise Interferometry Award Number: DE-EE0007699 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1 Geothermal Technologies Office Date: 8/29/2016 Location(s): TX Office(s): Golden Field

  10. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Utah | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Utah Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Utah Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in Utah. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD September 8, 2016 CX-100734 Categorical Exclusion Determination Multi-Scale Ordered Cell Structure for Cost Effective Production of Hydrogen by HTWS Award Number: DE-EE0007645 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Fuel Cell Technologies Office Date: 8/19/2016 Location(s): UT Office(s): Golden Field Office August 11, 2016 CX-100680 Categorical Exclusion

  11. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B7.1 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    1 Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B7.1 Existing Regulations B7.1: Emergency measures under the International Energy Program Planning and implementation of emergency measures pursuant to the International Energy Program

  12. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: RMOTC | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    RMOTC Categorical Exclusion Determinations: RMOTC Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued by RMOTC. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD December 30, 2013 CX-011724: Categorical Exclusion Determination Repair Corroded Flow Line Near 33-SX-11 CX(s) Applied: B5.4, B5.6 Date: 12/30/2013 Location(s): Wyoming Offices(s): RMOTC July 26, 2013 CX-010688: Categorical Exclusion Determination Optimization Project #3 CX(s) Applied: B2.5, B5.2, B5.4, B5.5 Date: 07/26/2013 Location(s): Wyoming Offices(s):

  13. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: National Energy Technology...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Laboratory September 9, 2014 CX-012155: Categorical Exclusion Determination Subsea High Voltage Direct Current Connectors for Environmentally Safe and Reliable Powering of UDW... ...

  14. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Ohio | Department of Energy

    Energy.gov [DOE] (indexed site)

    September 9, 2016 CX-100743 Categorical Exclusion Determination Biomass Gasification for Chemicals Production Using Chemical Looping Techniques Award Number: DE-EE0007530 CX(s) ...

  15. CX-100764 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    4 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100764 Categorical Exclusion Determination Direct Final Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Dedicated-Purpose Pool Pumps RIN: 1904-AD52 CX(s) Applied: B5.1 EERE-Buildings Technology Program Date: 10/27/2016 Location(s): Nationwide Office(s): Golden Field Office In this direct final rule DOE proposes to adopt amended energy conservation standards with respect to dedicated-purpose pool pumps. DOE has determined that the amended energy

  16. CX-100766 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    6 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100766 Categorical Exclusion Determination Notice of Final Rule Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Packaged Boilers (RIN 1904-AD01) CX(s) Applied: B5.1 EERE-Buildings Technology Program Date: 11/7/2016 Location(s): Nationwide Office(s): Golden Field Office In this final rule DOE proposes to adopt amended energy conservation standards with respect to commercial packaged boilers. DOE has determined that the amended energy

  17. CX-100291 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    1 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100291 Categorical Exclusion Determination Final Rulemaking Regarding Energy Conservation Standards for Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners RIN: 1904-AC82 CX(s) Applied: B5.1 EERE- Buildings Technology Program Date: 06/017/2015 Location(s): Nationwide Office(s): Golden Field Office In this proposed rule, DOE proposes new and amended energy conservation standards for ceiling fan light kits. Doe has determined that the amended energy conservation standards

  18. CX-001012: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    12: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001012: Categorical Exclusion Determination Energy Efficiency of Data Networks through Rate Adaptation CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Date: 03/02/2010 Location(s): New Jersey Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Alcatel-Lucent USA is proposing to use American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding through the Department of Energy to investigate and develop novel approaches to the design, management, and programming of

  19. CX-001087: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    87: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001087: Categorical Exclusion Determination State of Nevada Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act National Environmental Policy Act Template CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1 Date: 02/19/2010 Location(s): Nevada Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The State of Nevada will administer the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program for the state of Nevada.

  20. CX-001111: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    111: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001111: Categorical Exclusion Determination State of Vermont American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Local Government Sub-Grants Request for Proposal (T) CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1 Date: 02/09/2010 Location(s): Vermont Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Vermont's Department of Public Service will administer the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG)

  1. CX-002337: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    337: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002337: Categorical Exclusion Determination Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) DE-EE0000727 Kansas State University Wind Turbine Research and Refurbishment CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.1 Date: 05/20/2010 Location(s): Kansas Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The State of Kansas (Kansas Corporation Commission) would utilize Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funds to: 1) fund research projects

  2. CX-003862: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    2: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003862: Categorical Exclusion Determination Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) DE-EE0000727 Atchison Library Ground Source Heat Pump CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 09/07/2010 Location(s): Atchison, Kansas Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The City of Atchison is proposing to use Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) American Recovery and Reinvestment (ARRA) funding to install ground

  3. CX-003864: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    4: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003864: Categorical Exclusion Determination Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) EE-0000727 KCC: Pittsburgh State University Ground Source Heat Pump CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 09/07/2010 Location(s): Kansas Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Pittsburg State University is proposing to use Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) American Recovery and Reinvestment (ARRA) funding to install

  4. CX-003936: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    36: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003936: Categorical Exclusion Determination Hawaii Energy Sustainability Program (Subtask 2.3.1: Hydrogen Research and Development) CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B1.24, B3.6 Date: 09/22/2010 Location(s): Honolulu, Hawaii Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Recipient proposes to evaluate methods to extract/purify hydrogen from gas pipelines using pressure swing adsorption/membrane separation. Location:

  5. CX-005569: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    569: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-005569: Categorical Exclusion Determination Montgomery County American Recovery and Reinvestment Act -Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant - Act 1 (County Retrofits - Madison Lakes Park Geothermal) CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 04/04/2011 Location(s): Montgomery County, Ohio Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Montgomery County is proposing to use Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant, American Recovery

  6. CX-006232: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    2: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006232: Categorical Exclusion Determination Town of Glocester CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 07/01/2011 Location(s): Chapachet, Rhode Island Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Department of Energy is proposing to provide $307,265 in Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant funding to the Town of Glocester, Rhode Island, for the analysis, design and installation of a closed loop, ground source heat pump, which will serve

  7. A Method for Determining Optimal Residential Energy Efficiency Packages

    SciTech Connect

    Polly, B.; Gestwick, M.; Bianchi, M.; Anderson, R.; Horowitz, S.; Christensen, C.; Judkoff, R.

    2011-04-01

    This report describes an analysis method for determining optimal residential energy efficiency retrofit packages and, as an illustrative example, applies the analysis method to a 1960s-era home in eight U.S. cities covering a range of International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) climate regions. The method uses an optimization scheme that considers average energy use (determined from building energy simulations) and equivalent annual cost to recommend optimal retrofit packages specific to the building, occupants, and location.

  8. CX-003861: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    861: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003861: Categorical Exclusion Determination Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) DE-EE0000727 City of Prairie Village CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 09/07/2010 Location(s): Prairie Village, Kansas Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The City of Prairie Village is proposing to use Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) American Recovery and Reinvestment (ARRA) funding to install a ground

  9. CX-006006: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    6: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006006: Categorical Exclusion Determination Deployment of Innovative Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy - Agriculture CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 05/25/2011 Location(s): The Dalles, Oregon Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The State of Oregon will provide $1,100,000 in Recovery Act funds to the Oregon Department of Agriculture to install improved efficiency irrigation equipment at agricultural sites throughout the

  10. CX-006337: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    337: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006337: Categorical Exclusion Determination Michigan-City-Westland City CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 03/11/2010 Location(s): Westland City, Michigan Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. 1) Development of an energy efficiency and conservation strategy (ongoing), 2) technical consultant services, 3) retrofit the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and

  11. CX-006836: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    36: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006836: Categorical Exclusion Determination Alternative and Unconventional Energy Research and Development CX(s) Applied: B3.6, B3.8 Date: 09/29/2011 Location(s): Utah Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office This task involves installing a floating pond on top of an existing drainage collection pond at Utah Slate University for the purpose of conducting a field demonstration of a selected algae strain. Department of Energy

  12. CX-009907: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    07: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-009907: Categorical Exclusion Determination UC Davis Renewable Energy Anaerobic Digester Facility CX(s) Applied: B5.20 Date: 01/31/2013 Location(s): California Offices(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy is proposing to provide federal funding to the University of California, Davis under the DOE's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Community Renewable Energy Deployment Project, to install a Renewable Energy Anaerobic

  13. CX-100750 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    50 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100750 Categorical Exclusion Determination FIRST STEPS TOWARD DEVELOPING RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY ON TRIBAL LANDS - 2016 Award Number: DE-FOA-0001621 CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.1 Office of Indian Energy Date: 8/9/2016 Location(s): Mult Office(s): Golden Field Office As part of Funding Opportunity Announcement (DE-FOA-0001621) the Department of Energy (DOE) is soliciting applications from Indian Tribes (including Alaska Native Regional

  14. Preliminary Determination Regarding Energy Efficiency Improvements...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    ... Table IV.3 Estimated Energy Use Intensity by Building Type (Standard 90.1-2010) Building Type Prototype Floor Area (percent) Whole Building EUI Site EUI (kBtuft 2 -yr) Source EUI ...

  15. Using Cluster Road Mapping to Determine Strategic Clean Energy Direction

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    This document contains the transcript for the Using Cluster Roadmapping to Determine Your Strategic Clean Energy Direction webinar held on May 16, 2013.

  16. CX-000036: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    36: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000036: Categorical Exclusion Determination Provo's Energy Efficiency Upgrades CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11, B1.32, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 11/03/2009 Location(s): Provo, Utah Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. 1) Marketing/outreach as part of energy efficiency and conservation strategy, 2) Perform energy audits and upgrades/retrofits of city facilities, 3) financial incentive programs for

  17. WAI Contract & Fee Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    It is contract DE-EM0000323, and it includes all sections through MOD80. PDF icon WAI Contract (DE-EM0000323) PDF icon Fee determination letter (Oct. 2014) More Documents & ...

  18. EIS-0283-S2: Interim Action Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    in H-Canyon at the Savannah River Site For more information on this project, see the project webpage: http://energy.gov/node/299815. Download Document EIS-0283-S2: Interim Action Determination (781.29 KB) More Documents & Publications EIS-0283-S2: Interim Action Determination EIS-0283-S2: Interim Action Determination EIS-0283-S2: Interim Action Determination

  19. Synthesis of Numerical Methods for Modeling Wave Energy Converter-Point Absorbers: Preprint

    SciTech Connect

    Li, Y.; Yu, Y. H.

    2012-05-01

    During the past few decades, wave energy has received significant attention among all ocean energy formats. Industry has proposed hundreds of prototypes such as an oscillating water column, a point absorber, an overtopping system, and a bottom-hinged system. In particular, many researchers have focused on modeling the floating-point absorber as the technology to extract wave energy. Several modeling methods have been used such as the analytical method, the boundary-integral equation method, the Navier-Stokes equations method, and the empirical method. However, no standardized method has been decided. To assist the development of wave energy conversion technologies, this report reviews the methods for modeling the floating-point absorber.

  20. Partial-wave analysis for elastic p{sup 13}C scattering at astrophysical energies

    SciTech Connect

    Dubovichenko, S. B.

    2012-03-15

    A standard partial-wave analysis was performed on the basis of known measurements of differential cross sections for elastic p{sup 13}C scattering at energies in the range 250-750 keV. This analysis revealed that, in the energy range being considered, it is sufficient to take into account the {sup 3}S{sub 1} wave alone. A potential for the triplet {sup 3}S{sub 1}-wave state of the p{sup 13}C system in the region of the J{sup p}T = 1{sup -1} resonance at 0.55 MeV was constructed on the basis of the phase shifts obtained from the aforementioned partial-wave analysis.

  1. Determination analysis of energy conservation standards for distribution transformers

    SciTech Connect

    Barnes, P.R.; Van Dyke, J.W.; McConnell, B.W.; Das, S.

    1996-07-01

    This report contains information for US DOE to use in making a determination on proposing energy conservation standards for distribution transformers as required by the Energy Policy Act of 1992. Potential for saving energy with more efficient liquid-immersed and dry-type distribution transformers could be significant because these transformers account for an estimated 140 billion kWh of the annual energy lost in the delivery of electricity. Objective was to determine whether energy conservation standards for distribution transformers would have the potential for significant energy savings, be technically feasible, and be economically justified from a national perspective. It was found that energy conservation for distribution transformers would be technically and economically feasible. Based on the energy conservation options analyzed, 3.6-13.7 quads of energy could be saved from 2000 to 2030.

  2. ISSUANCE 2016-03-25: Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Direct Heating Equipment, Notice of Proposed Determination

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Direct Heating Equipment, Notice of Proposed Determination

  3. ISSUANCE 2015-12-02: Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for High-Intensity Discharge Lamps, Final Determination

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for High-Intensity Discharge Lamps, Final Determination

  4. CX-000298: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    8: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000298: Categorical Exclusion Determination Maryland Revision 1 - EmPOWERing Financing Initiative CX(s) Applied: A1, A7, A9, A11, B1.3, B1.4, B1.5, B1.15, B1.22, B1.24, B1.31, B2.1, B2.2, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 11/06/2009 Location(s): Maryland Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Loan program for residential and commercial energy efficiency and renewable energy projects (small scale). DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE

  5. CX-004355: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    55: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-004355: Categorical Exclusion Determination Performance Contracting Energy Audits/Retrofitting City Buildings CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, B1.2, B1.4, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 11/02/2010 Location(s): Littleton, Colorado Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant. The city will create a community recognition program that encourages and supports businesses in their energy and resource saving efforts, further

  6. MHK Technologies/bioWave | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    of the buoyant blades with the oscillating flow field is designed for maximum energy absorption. Mooring Configuration Gravity base Optimum MarineRiverline Conditions 30 to 50M...

  7. MHK Projects/Humboldt County Wave Project | Open Energy Information

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    Ocean Energy Ltd Project Technology *MHK TechnologiesAquaBuoy Project Licensing Environmental Monitoring and Mitigation Efforts See Tethys << Return to the MHK database...

  8. Launching the Next Wave of Clean Fossil Energy Innovation | Department...

    Energy Saver

    ... -- LPO successfully financed the world's largest operating "nighttime" solar facility that can continue producing solar energy for another six hours after the sun has set. ...

  9. MHK Technologies/WEGA wave energy gravitational absorber | Open...

    OpenEI (Open Energy Information) [EERE & EIA]

    cylinder which pushes high pressure fluid through an accumulator and an hydraulic motor driving the generator that produces energy The articulated body attaches to the mount...

  10. CX-001378: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    68: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001068: Categorical Exclusion Determination Analysis of Energy, Environmental, and Life Cycle Cost Reduction Potential of Ground Source Heat Pumps in Hot and Humid Climate CX(s) Applied: A9 Date: 03/10/2010 Location(s): Florida Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Florida International University is proposing a project that "will evaluate installed ground source heat pumps (GHSPs)/Hybrid GHSPs (HGHSP) systems

  11. CX-000047: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    47: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000047: Categorical Exclusion Determination Tempe's Consultants and Studies, Revolving Loan Program, Lighting/Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning/Streetlight Retrofits, Audits, and Solar Photovoltaic CX(s) Applied: B5.1, B1.32, B2.5, A9, A11 Date: 11/09/2009 Location(s): Tempe, Arizona Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. 1) Financial and technical services for administration of

  12. CX-000293: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    3: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000293: Categorical Exclusion Determination A Novel Biogas Desulphurization Sorbent Technology for Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell - Based Combined Heat and Power Systems CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 12/11/2009 Location(s): Oxnard, California Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Develop an expendable, high capacity sorbent to remove sulfur species from anaerobic digester gas, providing an essentially

  13. CX-000294: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    4: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000294: Categorical Exclusion Determination A Novel Biogas Desulphurization Sorbent Technology for Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell- Based Combined Heat and Power Systems CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 12/11/2009 Location(s): Golden, Colorado Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Develop an expendable, high capacity sorbent to remove sulfur species from anaerobic digester gas, providing an essentially sulfur-free

  14. CX-000940: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    0: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000940: Categorical Exclusion Determination Distributed Generation Wind Power at Navy Sites - Second Meteorological tower at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island; National Renewable Energy Laboratory Tracking Number 08-015c-2 CX(s) Applied: B3.1 Date: 02/19/2010 Location(s): Rhode Island Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office This project is for the commissioning of a meteorological (met) tower to be installed at the Naval

  15. CX-000943: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    3: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000943: Categorical Exclusion Determination Recovery Act: Hawaii Utility Integration Initiatives to Enable Wind CX(s) Applied: A9 Date: 02/22/2010 Location(s): Hawaii Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The Hawaiian Electric Company will use Department of Energy Congressionally Directed Project funding to investigate specific integration strategies or initiatives which will enable them to implement wind resources unique

  16. CX-001505: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    05: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001505: Categorical Exclusion Determination Transportation Enhancement Initiative CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1 Date: 04/01/2010 Location(s): San Antonio, Texas Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The City of San Antonio, Texas proposes to use $2,400,000.00 of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funding for their proposed Transportation Enhancement Project. This project is comprised of seven (7) activities

  17. CX-001860: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    0: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001860: Categorical Exclusion Determination Landfill Gas Extraction and Control System Expansion and Modernization CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1 Date: 04/22/2010 Location(s): Escambia County, Florida Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Escambia County would use $1 ,055,769 in Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funds to upgrade the existing landfill gas collection and control system (LGCCS) within the Perdido

  18. CX-002622: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    2: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002622: Categorical Exclusion Determination Pennsylvania E85 Corridor Project - Sheetz Gas Station/Store #426 CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 06/10/2010 Location(s): Carlisle, Pennsylvania Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Conversion of existing gasoline pump to E85 at the Sheetz store in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. This includes fabrication of signs, pump canopy decals, cleaning of tanks, and retrofitting

  19. CX-002623: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    3: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002623: Categorical Exclusion Determination Pennsylvania E85 Corridor Project - Sheetz Gas Station/Store #412 CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 06/10/2010 Location(s): Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Conversion of existing gasoline pump to E85 at the Sheetz store #412 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This includes fabrication of signs, pump canopy decals, cleaning of tanks, and

  20. CX-002625: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    5: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002625: Categorical Exclusion Determination Pennsylvania E85 Corridor Project - Sheetz Gas Station/Store #191 CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 06/10/2010 Location(s): Carlisle, Pennsylvania Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Conversion of existing gasoline pump to E85 at the Sheetz store #191 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. This includes fabrication of signs, pump canopy decals, cleaning of tanks, and

  1. CX-002678: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    8: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002678: Categorical Exclusion Determination South District County Waster and Sewer Department - lnstallation of Co-Generation Units 4 & 5 and Landfill Gas Pipeline Construction CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 06/07/2010 Location(s): Miami-Dade County, Florida Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Miami-Dade County Florida, through the Miami-Dade County Waster and Sewer Department (MDWASD), would utilize Energy Efficiency

  2. CX-002955: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    55: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002955: Categorical Exclusion Determination Hawaii Hydrogen Power Park - Technology Validation of a Hydrogen Fueling System CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 07/12/2010 Location(s): Hawaii, Hawaii Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The State of Hawaii is proposing to use the Department of Energy (DOE) and cost share funding to implement an experimental hydrogen-powered bus shuttle system and filling station for use in the

  3. CX-003477: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    77: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003477: Categorical Exclusion Determination National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) - National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Concentrator Photovoltaic (CPV) Demonstration (Solar Technology Acceleration Center, Aurora, Colorado); NREL Tracking Number 10-035 CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B1.3 Date: 08/20/2010 Location(s): Aurora, Colorado Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The proposed

  4. CX-003980: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    80: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003980: Categorical Exclusion Determination Integration of Advanced Logistical Systems and Focused Bioenergy Harvesting Technologies to Supply Crop Residues and Energy Crops in a Densified Large Square Bale Format CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 09/20/2010 Location(s): Kansas Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office AGCO Corporation proposes to use federal funds to demonstrate a comprehensive biomass supply chain system through

  5. CX-004113: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    13: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-004113: Categorical Exclusion Determination Columbia Gorge Community College Wind Energy Workforce Training Nacelle CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 09/29/2010 Location(s): Dalles, Oregon Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Columbia Gorge Community College is proposing to purchase and install a 3 kilowatt vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT) on their college campus. The turbine available is a used Skyron Alpha 2 VAWT that will

  6. CX-002002: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

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    943: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000943: Categorical Exclusion Determination Recovery Act: Hawaii Utility Integration Initiatives to Enable Wind CX(s) Applied: A9 Date: 02/22/2010 Location(s): Hawaii Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The Hawaiian Electric Company will use Department of Energy Congressionally Directed Project funding to investigate specific integration strategies or initiatives which will enable them to implement wind resources

  7. CX-003723: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Energy Saver

    23: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003723: Categorical Exclusion Determination LED (Light-Emitting Diode) Traffic Signal Upgrade CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 09/15/2010 Location(s): Nassau County, New York Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The County of Nassau is proposing to use $3,723,100 Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funding to replace existing incandescent traffic lights and signals with new light emitting diodes (LED) lights and

  8. CX-100726 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    6 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100726 Categorical Exclusion Determination Powering Energy Efficiency & Impacts Framework: Mapping a comprehensive energy strategy for the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments Region Award Number: DE-EE0007738 CX(s) Applied: A9, A11 Office of Strategic Programs Date: 8/31/2016 Location(s): NC Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to provide funding to the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Government

  9. CX-005432: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    2: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-005432: Categorical Exclusion Determination Oklahoma State Energy Program American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority Large System Rebate Request Land M CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 03/17/2011 Location(s): Oklahoma Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The Oklahoma Department of Commerce (ODC) is proposing to fund the Oklahoma Comfort Program (OCP) through their Sub-grantee the Oklahoma

  10. CX-006215: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    5: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006215: Categorical Exclusion Determination Oklahoma State Energy Program American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Oklahoma Department of Commerce Large System Application Request O CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 05/04/2011 Location(s): Oklahoma Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The Oklahoma Department of Commerce is proposing to fund the Oklahoma Comfort Program through their sub-grantee the Oklahoma Municipal Power

  11. CX-007096: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    6: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-007096: Categorical Exclusion Determination Paving the Way with Propane: The AutoGas Corridor Development Program CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 10/13/2011 Location(s): Sandston, Virginia Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Installation of two (2) 2,000 gallon above ground propane tanks, dispenser, and underground lines to make the connection. CX-007096.pdf (156.86 KB) More Documents & Publications

  12. CX-010511: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    11: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-010511: Categorical Exclusion Determination Mississippi State University Sustainable Energy Research Center CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Date: 06/24/2013 Location(s): Mississippi Offices(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to provide federal funding to the Mississippi State University Sustainable Energy Research Center to perform renewable transportation fuel research and development (R&D) focused on bio-oil,

  13. CX-200002: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    2: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-200002: Categorical Exclusion Determination Floridian Natural Gas Storage Company, LLC CX(s) Applied: B5.7 Date: 11/24/2015 Location(s): Florida Offices(s): Fossil Energy, Natural Gas Regulation Floridian Natural Gas Storage Company, LLC (Floridian), a Delaware limited liability company with its primary place of business in Houston, Texas, filed an application (Application) with the Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy (DOE/FE) in FE Docket No.

  14. CX-000292: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    292: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000292: Categorical Exclusion Determination A Novel Biogas Desulphurization Sorbent Technology for Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell - Based Combined Heat and Power Systems CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 12/10/2009 Location(s): Wheat Ridge, Colorado Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Develop an expendable, high capacity sorbent to remove sulfur species from anaerobic digester gas, providing an essentially

  15. CX-002588: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    588: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002588: Categorical Exclusion Determination A Novel Biogas Desulfurization Sorbent Technology for Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell-Based Combined Heat and Power Systems CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 12/11/2009 Location(s): Danbury, Connecticut Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Develop an expendable, high capacity sorbent to remove sulfur species from anaerobic digester gas, providing an essentially

  16. CX-003494: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    94: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003494: Categorical Exclusion Determination Construction and Operation of the Materials Engineering Facility CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 08/20/2010 Location(s): Argonne, Ohio Office(s): Science, Argonne Site Office The Department of Energy Program Office for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) approved an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funded three-part proposal submitted by Argonne National Laboratory. One of the three parts was

  17. CX-005693: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    693: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-005693: Categorical Exclusion Determination Solazyme Integrated Biorefinery (SzIBR): Diesel Fuels from Heterotrophic Algae CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Date: 04/12/2011 Location(s): Peoria, Illinois Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to provide federal funding to Solazyme to build, operate and optimize a pilot-scale Solazyme Integrated Biorefinery (SzIBR). DOE completed the National

  18. CX-007066: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    066: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-007066: Categorical Exclusion Determination Interstate Electrification Improvement CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 10/18/2011 Location(s): Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Install truck stop electrification hardware at multiple

  19. CX-100462 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    62 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100462 Categorical Exclusion Determination State Energy Strategies and Innovation Studies Award Number: DE-FOA-0001496 CX(s) Applied: A9 Solar Energy Technologies Office Date: 02/01/2016 Location(s): Nationwide Office(s): Golden Field Office DOE is proposing to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (DE-FOA-0001496) though which the Solar Energy Technologies Office would provide financial assistance to applicants with proposals aimed at reducing the

  20. High-Frequency Matrix Converter with Square Wave Input - Energy Innovation

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Portal Solar Photovoltaic Solar Photovoltaic Geothermal Geothermal Energy Storage Energy Storage Electricity Transmission Electricity Transmission Find More Like This Return to Search High-Frequency Matrix Converter with Square Wave Input DOE Grant Recipients Contact GRANT About This Technology Publications: PDF Document Publication 8995159.pdf (1,648 KB) Technology Marketing Summary As the use of renewable energy sources increase, there is an increasing need for power converters capable of

  1. CX-002697: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    97: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002697: Categorical Exclusion Determination High Fidelity Multi-Phase Radiation Module for Modern Coal Combustion Systems CX(s) Applied: A9 Date: 06/15/2010 Location(s): Merced, California Office(s): Fossil Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory The objectives of the proposed work are to develop optimal radiation tools to allow efficient high-fidelity determination of radiative fluxes and sources in real time in two-phase coal combustion.

  2. CX-003173: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    73: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003173: Categorical Exclusion Determination Midwest Region Carbon Sequestration Partnership, Phase III Test Well CX(s) Applied: B3.1 Date: 07/28/2010 Location(s): Chester, Michigan Office(s): Fossil Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory The purpose of this action is to drill and characterize a stratigraphic well to determine if the potential formation in this region is suitable for a future Phase III carbon dioxide injection project. DOCUMENT(S)

  3. CX-003361: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Energy Saver

    173: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003173: Categorical Exclusion Determination Midwest Region Carbon Sequestration Partnership, Phase III Test Well CX(s) Applied: B3.1 Date: 07/28/2010 Location(s): Chester, Michigan Office(s): Fossil Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory The purpose of this action is to drill and characterize a stratigraphic well to determine if the potential formation in this region is suitable for a future Phase III carbon dioxide injection project.

  4. CX-014643: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    643: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-014643: Categorical Exclusion Determination Aqueous Electrochemisty CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 02/22/2016 Location(s): South Carolina Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office In support of the Department of Energy-Nuclear Energy, electrochemistry of surrogate alloy waste forms will be studied to determine the corrosion behaviors in simulated repository environments. Document(s) Available for Download CX-014643.pdf (210.69 KB) More Documents &

  5. CX-100679 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    9 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100679 Categorical Exclusion Determination Evaluating the Effectiveness of Ultrasonic Acoustic Deterrents in Reducing Bat Fatalities at Wind Energy Facilities Award Number: DE-EE0007036 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.11 Wind Program Date: 6/10/2016 Location(s): PA Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to provide federal funding to Bat Conservation International (BCI) to determine the best placement and orientation of

  6. Preliminary Analysis of an Oscillating Surge Wave Energy Converter with Controlled Geometry: Preprint

    SciTech Connect

    Tom, Nathan; Lawson, Michael; Yu, Yi-Hsiang; Wright, Alan

    2015-09-09

    The aim of this paper is to present a novel wave energy converter device concept that is being developed at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The proposed concept combines an oscillating surge wave energy converter with active control surfaces. These active control surfaces allow for the device geometry to be altered, which leads to changes in the hydrodynamic properties. The device geometry will be controlled on a sea state time scale and combined with wave-to-wave power-take-off control to maximize power capture, increase capacity factor, and reduce design loads. The paper begins with a traditional linear frequency domain analysis of the device performance. Performance sensitivity to foil pitch angle, the number of activated foils, and foil cross section geometry is presented to illustrate the current design decisions; however, it is understood from previous studies that modeling of current oscillating wave energy converter designs requires the consideration of nonlinear hydrodynamics and viscous drag forces. In response, a nonlinear model is presented that highlights the shortcomings of the linear frequency domain analysis and increases the precision in predicted performance.

  7. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B5.1 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    B5.1 Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B5.1 Existing Regulations B5.1: Actions to conserve energy or water (a) Actions to conserve energy or water, demonstrate potential energy or water conservation, and promote energy efficiency that would not have the potential to cause significant changes in the indoor or outdoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve financial and technical assistance to individuals (such as builders, owners, consultants,

  8. U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Final Rulemaking Regarding Energy Conservation Standards for Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners (RIN # 1904- AC82) EERE- Buildings Technology Program Nationwide In this final rule, DOE proposes new and amended energy conservation standards for Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners. DOE has determined that the amended energy conservation standards for these products would result in significant conservation of energy, and are technologically feasible and economically justified. These proposed

  9. U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Direct Final Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Dedicated-Purpose Pool Pumps (RIN: 1904-AD52) EERE- Buildings Technology Program Nationwide In this direct final rule DOE proposes to adopt amended energy conservation standards with respect to dedicated-purpose pool pumps. DOE has determined that the amended energy conservation standards for these products would result in significant conservation of energy, and are technologically feasible and economically justified. These proposed

  10. U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Notice of Final Rule Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Packaged Boilers (RIN 1904- AD01) EERE- Buildings Technology Program Nationwide In this final rule DOE proposes to adopt amended energy conservation standards with respect to commercial packaged boilers. DOE has determined that the amended energy conservation standards for these products would result in significant conservation of energy, and are technologically feasible and economically justified. These proposed

  11. The detection of upwardly propagating waves channeling energy from the chromosphere to the low corona

    SciTech Connect

    Freij, N.; Nelson, C. J.; Mumford, S.; Erdlyi, R.; Scullion, E. M.; Wedemeyer, S.

    2014-08-10

    There have been ubiquitous observations of wave-like motions in the solar atmosphere for decades. Recent improvements to space- and ground-based observatories have allowed the focus to shift to smaller magnetic structures on the solar surface. In this paper, high-resolution ground-based data taken using the Swedish 1 m Solar Telescope is combined with co-spatial and co-temporal data from the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) on board the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) satellite to analyze running penumbral waves (RPWs). RPWs have always been thought to be radial wave propagation that occurs within sunspots. Recent research has suggested that they are in fact upwardly propagating field-aligned waves (UPWs). Here, RPWs within a solar pore are observed for the first time and are interpreted as UPWs due to the lack of a penumbra that is required to support RPWs. These UPWs are also observed co-spatially and co-temporally within several SDO/AIA elemental lines that sample the transition region and low corona. The observed UPWs are traveling at a horizontal velocity of around 17 0.5 km s{sup 1} and a minimum vertical velocity of 42 21 km s{sup 1}. The estimated energy of the waves is around 150 W m{sup 2}, which is on the lower bound required to heat the quiet-Sun corona. This is a new, yet unconsidered source of wave energy within the solar chromosphere and low corona.

  12. CX-001207: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    207: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001207: Categorical Exclusion Determination Grid-Scale Energy Storage Demonstration for Ancillary Services Using the UltraBattery Technology CX(s) Applied: A9, B1.15, B3.6, B4.6 Date: 03/23/2010 Location(s): Lyon Station, Pennsylvania Office(s): Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, National Energy Technology Laboratory Design and construct a dedicated energy storage facility consisting of an array of UltraBattery modules, integrated in a

  13. CX-002107: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    107: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002107: Categorical Exclusion Determination Wisconsin-City-West Allis CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11, B1.32, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 04/21/2010 Location(s): West Allis, Wisconsin Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant for: 1) Acquisition of technical services to support development of an energy efficiency and conservation strategy (ongoing), 2) provision of staff support for grant oversight and reporting,

  14. CX-004362: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    62: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-004362: Categorical Exclusion Determination Wisconsin-City-West Allis CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11, B1.32, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 11/01/2010 Location(s): West Allis, Wisconsin Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. 1) Acquisition of technical services to support development of an energy efficiency and conservation strategy (ongoing), 2) provision of staff support for grant oversight and

  15. CX-004460: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    460: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-004460: Categorical Exclusion Determination Development of a Bulk-Format System to Harvest, Handle, Store and Deliver CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B5.1 Date: 11/15/2010 Location(s): Tennessee Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Genera Energy LLC proposes to use federal funds to design and install a biomass bulk storage and compaction facility. This new facility will allow Genera Energy LLC to add to existing operations

  16. CX-004789: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    789: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-004789: Categorical Exclusion Determination Wisconsin-City-West Allis CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11, B1.32, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 12/20/2010 Location(s): West Allis, Wisconsin Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. 1) Acquisition of technical services to support development of an energy efficiency and conservation strategy (ongoing), 2) provision of staff support for grant oversight and

  17. CX-100729 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    9 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100729 Categorical Exclusion Determination SOLAR ENERGY EVOLUTION AND DIFFUSION STUDIES II - STATE ENERGY STRATEGIES (SEEDSII-SES) Award Number: DE-FOA-0001496 CX(s) Applied: A9, A11 Solar Energy Technologies Office Date: 8/31/2016 Location(s): Multiple Office(s): Golden Field Office As part of a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) numbered DE-FOA-0001496, DOE has selected 18 applicants to reduce the soft costs of solar energy deployment by increasing

  18. CX-008016: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    16: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-008016: Categorical Exclusion Determination Conducting Residential and Commercial Building Energy Audits CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.1 Date: 11/16/2011 Location(s): Nationwide Offices(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes

  19. CX-003496: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    86: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003486: Categorical Exclusion Determination Recovery Act - State Energy Program CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 08/17/2010 Location(s): Kenner, Louisiana Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The State of Louisiana will provide $573,235 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to Clean Energy for the installation of a compressed natural gas station to be located at Park 'N Fly's offsite shuttle parking base at 1017

  20. Method for Determining Optimal Residential Energy Efficiency Retrofit Packages

    SciTech Connect

    Polly, B.; Gestwick, M.; Bianchi, M.; Anderson, R.; Horowitz, S.; Christensen, C.; Judkoff, R.

    2011-04-01

    Businesses, government agencies, consumers, policy makers, and utilities currently have limited access to occupant-, building-, and location-specific recommendations for optimal energy retrofit packages, as defined by estimated costs and energy savings. This report describes an analysis method for determining optimal residential energy efficiency retrofit packages and, as an illustrative example, applies the analysis method to a 1960s-era home in eight U.S. cities covering a range of International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) climate regions. The method uses an optimization scheme that considers average energy use (determined from building energy simulations) and equivalent annual cost to recommend optimal retrofit packages specific to the building, occupants, and location. Energy savings and incremental costs are calculated relative to a minimum upgrade reference scenario, which accounts for efficiency upgrades that would occur in the absence of a retrofit because of equipment wear-out and replacement with current minimum standards.

  1. CX-000312: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    312: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000312: Categorical Exclusion Determination New Jersey Revision 1 - Grants for Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Alternative Energy Applications CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11, B1.3, B1.4, B1.5, B1.7, B1.15, B1.22, B1.23, B1.24, B1.31, B2.1, B2.2, B2.5, B4.4, B5.1 Date: 11/17/2009 Location(s): New Jersey Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Competitive grant program for broad range of Energy

  2. Environmental implications of wave energy proposals for the Outer Hebrides and Moray Firth

    SciTech Connect

    Probert, P.K.; Mitchell, R.

    1983-01-01

    The Nature Conservancy Council has carried out appraisals for the Department of Energy of environmental implications of siting full-scale floating or seabed-mounted wave energy converters off the west coast of the Outer Hebrides and full-scale floating devices off the Moray Firth. Converters have a variety of effects on the hydraulic environment, most noticeably by modifying the local wave climate. A decrease in incident wave energy influences shores and shallow subtidal areas and results in changes in the density and species of organisms they support. Extensive shell-sand beaches occur along the west coast of the Uists but although wave activity and wave steepness would be reduced, accretion on these beaches might be limited by the availability of sediment. Fixed converters off the Hebrides would have more pronounced environmental impacts than offshore floating devices, mainly through their greater sheltering effect, the possibly stronger tidal flows generated between devices and shores, and the need to site fixed converters in the kelp zone. Devices would represent a new habitat for colonisation by attached algae and invertebrates and would probably attract fish, seabirds and seals. Seabed-mounted devices, once no longer operational, would become artificial reefs if left in place. Device noise might affect communication and navigation systems of fish and marine mammals. The navigational hazard to shipping posed by converters would be likely to increase the risk of severe oil pollution incidents in areas that are populated by internationally important numbers of seabirds.

  3. CX-014274: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    4: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-014274: Categorical Exclusion Determination Low-Cost, Durable, Containment-Tolerant Cathodes for SOFCs CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Date: 08/27/2015 Location(s): Georgia Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory Bench-scale lab experiments on solid oxide fuel cells. Document(s) Available for Download CX-014274.pdf (155.26 KB) More Documents & Publications CX-014041: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-014067: Categorical Exclusion Determination

  4. AHT: Noncompliance Determination (2015-SE-42031) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Noncompliance Determination (2015-SE-42031) AHT: Noncompliance Determination (2015-SE-42031) October 14, 2015 DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to AHT Cooling Systems, Inc. finding that commercial refrigeration equipment model number RIO S 68 F L R404A does not comport with the energy conservation standards. DOE determined the product was noncompliant based on DOE testing. AHT must immediately notify each person (or company) to whom AHT distributed the noncompliant products that

  5. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: New Jersey | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Jersey Categorical Exclusion Determinations: New Jersey Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in New Jersey. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD September 8, 2016 CX-100737 Categorical Exclusion Determination High penetration DER system forecasting with hybrid models Award Number: DE-EE0007597 CX(s) Applied: A9 Solar Energy Technologies Office Date: 8/19/2016 Location(s): NJ Office(s): Golden Field Office March 7, 2016 CX-100541 Categorical Exclusion Determination

  6. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: North Dakota | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Dakota Categorical Exclusion Determinations: North Dakota Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in North Dakota. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD May 26, 2016 CX-100618 Categorical Exclusion Determination Community-scale PV System Installation Award Number: DE-EE0006952 CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.16 Office of Indian Energy Date: 05/26/2016 Location(s): ND Office(s): Golden Field Office March 14, 2016 CX-100581 Categorical Exclusion Determination Prairie Sun Community Solar

  7. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: West Virginia | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Virginia Categorical Exclusion Determinations: West Virginia Location Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued for actions in West Virginia. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD February 29, 2016 CX-014596: Categorical Exclusion Determination Low-Pressure Development Combustor CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 02/29/2016 Location(s): West Virginia Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory January 12, 2016 CX-014616: Categorical Exclusion Determination Biogasification CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date:

  8. Barron: Noncompliance Determination (2013-SE-5402) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Noncompliance Determination (2013-SE-5402) Barron: Noncompliance Determination (2013-SE-5402) December 17, 2015 DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Barron Lighting Group, Inc. finding that various models of metal halide lamp fixtures do not comport with the energy conservation standards. DOE determined the product was noncompliant based on the company's own testing. Barron must immediately notify each person (or company) to whom Barron distributed the noncompliant products that

  9. Utility: Noncompliance Determination (2016-SE-42003) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Noncompliance Determination (2016-SE-42003) Utility: Noncompliance Determination (2016-SE-42003) December 30, 2015 DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to Utility Refrigerator finding that commercial refrigeration equipment basic model number PT-R-75-SS-3S-3S-N does not comport with the energy conservation standards. DOE determined the product was noncompliant based on DOE testing. Utility must immediately notify each person (or company) to whom Utility distributed the noncompliant

  10. CX-100763 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    63 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100763 Categorical Exclusion Determination Final Determination of Coverage for Compressors RIN 1904-AC83 CX(s) Applied: B5.1 EERE-Buildings Technology Program Date: 10/27/2016 Location(s): Nationwide Office(s): Golden Field Office Under this Determination DOE is finding that compressors qualify as a covered product under Part A of Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended, and thus would be appropriate for energy conservation

  11. Proceedings of the Hydrokinetic and Wave Energy Technologies Technical and Environmental Issues Workshop

    SciTech Connect

    2006-03-01

    Renewable energy technologies offer the promise of non-polluting alternatives to fossil and nuclear-fueled power plants to meet growing demand for electrical energy. Two emerging categories of renewable energy technologies, hydrokinetic and wave energy conversion devices, offer ways to tap the energy of moving water without impoundment (dams) or diversion required by many conventional hydroelectric facilities. These technologies include devices designed for deployment in natural streams, tidal estuaries, ocean currents, and constructed waterways, as well as devices designed to capture the energy of ocean waves. On October 26-28, 2005, 54 representatives from government, non-governmental organizations, and private business met to (1) identify the varieties of hydrokinetic energy and wave technology devices, their stages of development, and the projected cost to bring each to market; (2) identify where these technologies can best operate; (3) identify the potential environmental issues associated with these technologies and possible mitigation measures; (4) develop a list of research needs and/or practical solutions to address unresolved environmental issues. These workshop proceedings include detailed summaries of the 24 presentations made and the discussions that followed.

  12. An energy absorbing far-field boundary condition for the elastic wave equation

    SciTech Connect

    Petersson, N A; Sjogreen, B

    2008-07-15

    The authors present an energy absorbing non-reflecting boundary condition of Clayton-Engquist type for the elastic wave equation together with a discretization which is stable for any ratio of compressional to shear wave speed. They prove stability for a second order accurate finite-difference discretization of the elastic wave equation in three space dimensions together with a discretization of the proposed non-reflecting boundary condition. The stability proof is based on a discrete energy estimate and is valid for heterogeneous materials. The proof includes all six boundaries of the computational domain where special discretizations are needed at the edges and corners. The stability proof holds also when a free surface boundary condition is imposed on some sides of the computational domain.

  13. NREL: Climate Neutral Research Campuses - Determine Baseline Energy

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Consumption Determine Baseline Energy Consumption To create a climate action plan for your research campus, begin by determining current energy consumption and the resulting greenhouse gas emissions. You can then break down emissions by sector. It important to understand the following at the beginning: The Importance of a Baseline "The baseline inventory also provides a common data set for establishing benchmarks and priorities during the strategic planning stage and a means for

  14. CX-000663: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    63: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000663: Categorical Exclusion Determination Microhole Arrays Drilled With Advanced Abrasive Slurry Jet Technology To Efficiently Exploit Enhanced Geothermal Systems CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1, B3.6 Date: 02/09/2010 Location(s): Tulsa, Oklahoma Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office This project proposes to develop a cost-effective microhole drilling and completion technology with the Flash Abrasive Slurry Jet (ASJ) system

  15. CX-001395: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    395: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001395: Categorical Exclusion Determination Sunshine State Solar Grid Initiative CX(s) Applied: B3.6, A9 Date: 03/18/2010 Location(s): Florida Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office This project is for the development of validated software models for distributed generators, and using these models to simulate high levels of photovoltaic (PV) grid integration. The models reflect power inverters tied to PV resources. The

  16. CX-001424: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    424: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001424: Categorical Exclusion Determination Thermal-Hydrological-Mechanical-Chemical Modeling of Enhanced Geothermal System Reservoirs - Continuum through Discontinuum Representations: Capturing Reservoir Stimulation, Evolution and Induced Seismicity CX(s) Applied: A9 Date: 03/29/2010 Location(s): Pennsylvania Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Pennsylvania State University would develop computation models to

  17. CX-002287: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    287: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002287: Categorical Exclusion Determination Investigation of Micro and Macro-Scale Transport Processes for Improved Fuel Cell Performance CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 05/13/2010 Location(s): Michigan Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office General Motors proposes to use federal funds to investigate and synthesize application of new fuel cell measurement techniques. These techniques will include transport phenomena at the

  18. CX-002750: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    50: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-002750: Categorical Exclusion Determination Recovery Act: Effectiveness of Shallow Temperature Surveys to Target a Geothermal Reservoir at Previously Explored Site at McGee Mountain, Nevada CX(s) Applied: B3.1, A9 Date: 06/21/2010 Location(s): McGee Mountain, Nevada Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Geothermal Technical Partners, Inc. (GTP) would conduct geophysical and field geologic exploration, drill thermal

  19. CX-003702: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    2: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003702: Categorical Exclusion Determination Florida Hydrogen Initiative - Enerfuel (Advanced HiFoil Bipolar Plates) CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Date: 09/15/2010 Location(s): West Palm Beach, Florida Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Under the 2004 Congressionally Directed Project (CDP), the University of Central Florida (UCF - formerly Florida Hydrogen Initiative) was awarded funding that would then be used to fund

  20. CX-003703: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    3: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003703: Categorical Exclusion Determination Florida Hydrogen Initiative - Florida Institute of Technology (Interdisciplinary Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Academic Program) CX(s) Applied: A9 Date: 09/15/2010 Location(s): Florida Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Under the 2004 Congressionally Directed Project (CDP), the University of Central Florida (UCF - formerly Florida Hydrogen Initiative) was awarded funding

  1. CX-003705: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    5: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003705: Categorical Exclusion Determination Florida Hydrogen Initiative - University of South Florida (Design and Development of an Advanced Hydrogen Storage System using Novel Materials) CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Date: 09/15/2010 Location(s): Tampa, Florida Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Under the 2004 Congressionally Directed Project (CDP), the University of Central Florida (UCF - formerly Florida Hydrogen

  2. CX-004010: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    010: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-004010: Categorical Exclusion Determination Advanced Laser-Based Sensors for Industrial Process Control CX(s) Applied: B3.6, B5.1 Date: 09/14/2010 Location(s): Mountain View, California Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy In Phase III, Los Gatos Research (LGR) will fabricate, deploy, and commercialize two advanced laser based gas sensors for industrial process control monitoring in electric arc furnaces. The first sensor will utilize both

  3. CX-004375: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    75: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-004375: Categorical Exclusion Determination Slim Well - Comprehensive Evaluation of the Geothermal Resource Potential within the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1, B5.1 Date: 11/02/2010 Location(s): Nevada Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe would characterize a geothermal reservoir using novel technologies and would then integrate this information into a numerical model

  4. CX-004649: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    49: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-004649: Categorical Exclusion Determination The Painesville Municipal Power Vanadium Redox Battery Demonstration Program CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 12/09/2010 Location(s): Painesville, Ohio Office(s): Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, National Energy Technology Laboratory Battery stack component manufacture and assembly of prototype stacks at subrecipient's (Innoventures) facilities. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD CX-004649.pdf (160.04 KB)

  5. CX-100762 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    2 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100762 Categorical Exclusion Determination Notice of Proposed Definition and Data Availability and Request for Comment Regarding General Service Lamps RIN 1904-AD09 CX(s) Applied: A5 EERE-Buildings Technology Program Date: 10/7/2016 Location(s): Nationwide Office(s): Golden Field Office On March 17, 2016 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) proposing energy conservation standards for General Service Lamps.

  6. CX-005436: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    6: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-005436: Categorical Exclusion Determination Beneficial Plant Microbe Interactions and their Potential to Increase Biomass Production in Prairie Cordgrass CX(s) Applied: B3.6, B3.8, B5.1 Date: 03/08/2011 Location(s): South Dakota Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office South Dakota State University proposes to use federal funds to conduct research and development to improve the nutrient efficiency and biomass productivity of

  7. CX-007056: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    56: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-007056: Categorical Exclusion Determination Interstate Electrification Improvement CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 09/19/2011 Location(s): California, Iowa, Maine, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Savannah River Operations Office Install truck stop electrification hardware at multiple (20) truck stops nationwide. CX-007056.pdf (327.57 KB) More Documents &

  8. CX-009908: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    08: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-009908: Categorical Exclusion Determination Achieving Tier 4 Emissions and Efficiency in Biomass Cookstoves CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B5.15 Date: 01/17/2013 Location(s): Colorado Offices(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy is proposing to provide federal funding to Colorado State University's (CSU) Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory (EECL) to advance cookstove development. The proposed project seeks to better understand the

  9. CX-013534: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    34: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-013534: Categorical Exclusion Determination ENI USA Gas Marketing, LLC CX(s) Applied: B5.7 Date: 04/14/2015 Location(s): Multiple Locations Offices(s): Fossil Energy Eni USA Gas Marketing, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company with its primary place of business in Houston, Texas, filed an application with the Office of Fossil Energy on January 21, 2015, seeking authorization to export previously imported liquefied natural gas from the Cameron LNG

  10. CX-100034: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    4: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100034: Categorical Exclusion Determination Meeting Growing Energy Efficiency Challenges By Supporting the Program Administrator Industry CX(s) Applied: A9 Date: 08/11/2014 Location(s): Massachusetts Offices(s): Golden Field Office Technology Office: Strategic Programs Award Number: DE-EE0006367 DOE is proposing to provide federal funding to the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) to support and enhance development of consistent strategies that would

  11. CX-100113 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    13 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100113 Categorical Exclusion Determination Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation Award Number: DE-EE0006714 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Wind Program Date: 11/14/2014 Location(s): OH Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposing to provide federal funding to Lake Erie Development Corporation (LEEDCo) assess, through research, engineering and laboratory testing, the technical and cost effectiveness of the icebreaker

  12. CX-100220 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    0 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100220 Categorical Exclusion Determination High Performance Platinum Group Metal Free Membrane Electrode Assemblies through Control of Interfacial Processes Award Number: DE-EE0006958 CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Fuel Cell Technologies Office Date: 04/15/2015 Location(s): CT Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to provide federal funding to Proton Energy Systems to develop anion exchange membrane (AEM)-based electrode

  13. CX-100299 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    299 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100299 Categorical Exclusion Determination Final Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Certain Industrial Equipment RIN: 1904-AD23 CX(s) Applied: B5.1 EERE- Buildings Technology Program Date: 06/24/2015 Location(s): Nationwide Office(s): Golden Field Office In this Final Rulemaking, DOE proposes to adopt energy conservation standards specified by ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013 including standards for three classes of small phase commercial air

  14. CX-100307 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    307 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100307 Categorical Exclusion Determination Final Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Certain Industrial Equipment RIN: 1904-AD23 CX(s) Applied: B5.1 EERE- Buildings Technology Program Date: 06/24/2015 Location(s): Nationwide Office(s): Golden Field Office In this Final Rulemaking, DOE proposes to adopt energy conservation standards specified by ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013 including standards for three classes of small phase commercial air

  15. CX-100331 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    31 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100331 Categorical Exclusion Determination Final Rulemaking for Amended Energy Conservation Standards for Single Package Vertical Units RIN: 1904-AC85 CX(s) Applied: B5.1 EERE- Buildings Technology Program Date: 08/20/2015 Location(s): Nationwide Office(s): Golden Field Office In this Final Rulemaking, DOE proposes to adopt energy conservation standards for single package vertical units. The proposed standards are shown in Table 1.1 of the Final Rule.

  16. CX-100651 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    51 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100651 Categorical Exclusion Determination Dielectric Metasurface Concentrators Award Number: DE-EE0007341 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Solar Energy Technology Office Date: 6/13/2016 Location(s): CO Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to provide federal funding to the University of California San Diego (UCSD) for the design, optimization, fabrication and testing of the metasurface solar concentrators. Proposed

  17. CX-200000: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    0: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-200000: Categorical Exclusion Determination Floridian Natural Gas Storage Company, LLC CX(s) Applied: B5.7 Date: 07/30/2015 Location(s): Florida Offices(s): Fossil Energy, Natural Gas Regulation American LNG Marketing LLC (American LNG), a Delaware limited liability company with its primary place of business in New York, New York, filed an application with the Office of Fossil Energy (FE) on December 31, 2014, seeking authorization to export domestically

  18. CX-200001: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    1: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-200001: Categorical Exclusion Determination Conoco Phillips Company CX(s) Applied: B5.7 Date: 11/16/2015 Location(s): Texas Offices(s): Fossil Energy, Natural Gas Regulation ConocoPhillips Company (ConocoPhillips), a Delaware corporation with its primary place of business in Houston, Texas, filed an application with the Office of Fossil Ene.rgy (FE) on August 27, 2015, seeking authorization to export previously imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) from

  19. CX-200003: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    3: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-200003: Categorical Exclusion Determination Air Flow North America Corp CX(s) Applied: B5.7 Date: 12/03/2015 Location(s): Texas Offices(s): Fossil Energy, Natural Gas Regulation Air Flow North America Corp. (Air Flow), a Delaware corporation with its primary place of business in The Woodlands, Texas, filed an application (Application) with the Office of Fossil Energy (FE) on December 16, 2014, seeking authorization to export domestically produced

  20. CX-200006: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    6: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-200006: Categorical Exclusion Determination ConocoPhillips Alaska Natural Gas Corporation CX(s) Applied: B5.7 Date: 2/4/2016 Location(s): Other Offices(s): Fossil Energy, Natural Gas Regulation ConocoPhillips Alaska Natural Gas Corporation (CPANGC), a Delaware corporation with its primary place of business in Anchorage, Alaska, filed an application with the Office of Fossil Energy (FE) on September 28, 2015, seeking blanket authorization to export

  1. CX-200007 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    7 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-200007 Categorical Exclusion Determination Cheniere Marketing, LLC CX(s) Applied: B5.7 Date: 05/25/2016 Location(s): Texas Office(s): Fossil Energy, Natural Gas Regulation Cheniere Marketing, LLC (CMI}, a Delaware limited liability company with its primary place of business in Houston, Texas, filed an application with the Office of Fossil Energy on March 7, 2016, seeking authorization to export previously imported liquefied natural gas from the Sabine

  2. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B4.2 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    2 Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B4.2 Existing Regulations B4.2: Export of electric energy Export of electric energy as provided by Section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act over existing transmission systems or using transmission system changes that are themselves categorically excluded. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD March 18, 2015 CX-013479: Categorical Exclusion Determination Frontera Marketing, LLC CX(s) Applied: B4.2 Date: 03/18/2015 Location(s): None Provided Offices(s):

  3. CX-003704: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    704: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003704: Categorical Exclusion Determination Florida Hydrogen Initiative - Florida State University (Development of a Low-Cost and High-Efficiency 500 Watts Portable Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell) CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Date: 09/15/2010 Location(s): Tallahassee, Florida Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Under the 2004 Congressionally Directed Project (CDP), the University of Central Florida (UCF - formerly

  4. CX-006005: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    5: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006005: Categorical Exclusion Determination Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority Large System Application Request P CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 05/25/2011 Location(s): Oklahoma Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The Oklahoma Department of Commerce is proposing to fund the Oklahoma Comfort Program through their sub-grantee the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority. Kaushik Daji is proposing to use the funding to help cover the

  5. CX-006268: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    68: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006268: Categorical Exclusion Determination Job Creation and Petroleum Independence with 85% Ethanol (E85) Fuel in Texas CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 07/27/2011 Location(s): San Antonio, Texas Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Protec Fuel Management proposes to install a 6,000 gallon, ethanol compatible, underground tank to store and distribute ethanol fuels. This tank, dispenser and associated piping will be converted

  6. CX-009194: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    9194: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-009194: Categorical Exclusion Determination (0674-1610) TVN Systems, Inc. - Hydrogen/Bromine Electrical Energy Storage System CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 09/06/2012 Location(s): Kansas, Tennessee Offices(s): Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy Funding will support efforts to develop a cost-effective hydrogen-bromine flow battery that utilizes advanced membrane materials, unique catalysts, a novel shunt current protection system, and advanced cell

  7. CX-100174 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    174 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100174 Categorical Exclusion Determination Proposed Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Certain Industrial Equipment RIN: 1904-AD23 CX(s) Applied: B5.1 EERE- Buildings Technology Program Date: 01/23/2015 Location(s): Nationwide Office(s): Golden Field Office In this Proposed Rulemaking, DOE proposes to adopt energy conservation standards specified by ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013 including standards for three classes of small phase commercial

  8. CX-100405 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    5 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100405 Categorical Exclusion Determination Direct Final Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Small, Large, and Very Large Air Cooled Commercial Package Air Conditioning and HeatingEquipment and Commercial Warm Air Furnaces RIN 1904-AC95 and 1904-AD11 CX(s) Applied: B5.1 EERE-Buildings Technology Program Date: 11/17/2015 Location(s): Nationwide Office(s): Golden Field Office In this Direct Final Rulemaking, DOE proposes amended energy

  9. CX-100605 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    05 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100605 Categorical Exclusion Determination Direct Final Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Miscellaneous Refrigeration Products RIN 1904-AC51 CX(s) Applied: B5.1 EERE-Buildings Technology Program Date: 05/04/2016 Location(s): Nationwide Office(s): Golden Field Office In this Direct Final Rulemaking, DOE proposes amended energy conservation standards for Miscellaneous Refrigeration Products. The proposed standards, are shown in Table I.1 of

  10. CX-000307: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    7: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000307: Categorical Exclusion Determination Energy Opportunity Fund CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11, B1.3, B1.4, B1.5, B1.15, B1.22, B1.23, B1.24, B1.31, B2.1, B2.2, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 11/09/2009 Location(s): Florida Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Competitive loan program for small-scale energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD CX-000307.pdf (112.33 KB) More

  11. CX-000309: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    9: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000309: Categorical Exclusion Determination New Jersey Revision 1 - Energy Efficiency Programs through the Clean Energy Program CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B1.3, B1.4, B1.5, B1.7, B1.15, B1.22, B1.23, B1.24, B1.31, B2.1, B2.2, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 11/17/2009 Location(s): New Jersey Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Small-scale energy efficiency activities. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD CX-000309.pdf

  12. On a flap-type wave energy converter at the coastline

    SciTech Connect

    Kuroi, M.

    1984-01-01

    Both pneumatic and floating type converters have been proposed for extracting wave energy, but the flap type has the following advantages: (1) It is simple in principle, (2) compact, and (3) the construction cost is low compared with other methods, if the device is installed in the existing breakwater.

  13. wave tank

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    ... the Motion of the Ocean EC, News, Renewable Energy, Water Power Sandia National Laboratories Uses Its Wave Energy Converter (WEC) to Harness the Motion of the Ocean In ...

  14. Energy from garbage loses promise as wave of future

    SciTech Connect

    Not Available

    1988-07-01

    A front-page article in The Wall Street Journal (June 16, 1988) reports on the rising troubles of waste-to-energy projects. The garbage crisis has promoted the construction of 73 waste-to-energy plants around the country, with hundreds more planned at a combined cost of more than $18 billion, writes Bill Richards. Critics profess to feel an eerie sense of deja vu in the trend toward burning. In the 1990s, they say, this could become for municipalities what the nuclear plant building binge was to electric utilities in the 1970s. It plunged many into an economic and environmental swamp in which a few are still mired, their huge cost over-runs unrecoverable from customers, their shareholder dividends shrunken or ended.

  15. Categorical Exclusion Determinations: A15 | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    5 Categorical Exclusion Determinations: A15 Existing Regulations A15: International agreements for energy research and development Approval of DOE participation in international "umbrella" agreements for cooperation in energy research and development activities that would not commit the U.S. to any specific projects or activities. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD No downloads found for this office.

  16. The Contribution of Environmental Siting and Permitting Requirements to the Cost of Energy for Wave Energy Devices

    SciTech Connect

    Copping, Andrea E.; Geerlofs, Simon H.; Hanna, Luke A.

    2014-06-30

    Responsible deployment of marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) devices in estuaries, coastal areas, and major rivers requires that biological resources and ecosystems be protected through siting and permitting (consenting) processes. Scoping appropriate deployment locations, collecting pre-installation (baseline) and post-installation data all add to the cost of developing MHK projects, and hence to the cost of energy. Under the direction of the U.S. Department of Energy, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists have developed logic models that describe studies and processes for environmental siting and permitting. Each study and environmental permitting process has been assigned a cost derived from existing and proposed tidal, wave, and riverine MHK projects. Costs have been developed at the pilot scale and for commercial arrays for a surge wave energy converter

  17. CX-000297: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    7: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000297: Categorical Exclusion Determination Maryland Revision 1 - Multi-Family Housing Retrofits for Low and Moderate Income Families CX(s) Applied: A7, B1.3, B1.4, B1.15, B1.22, B1.23, B1.24, B1.31, B2.1, B2.2, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 11/06/2009 Location(s): Maryland Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Public housing and other residential retrofits. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD CX-000297.pdf (112.04

  18. CX-000308: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    8: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-000308: Categorical Exclusion Determination Connecticut Revision 2 - Retrofit 9 State Buildings CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B1.3, B1.4, B1.5, B1.15, B1.23, B1.24, B1.31, B2.1, B2.2, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 11/16/2009 Location(s): Connecticut Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory Building retrofits at 9 state buildings: lights, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning; controls. The buildings include University of

  19. CX-001704: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    704: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001704: Categorical Exclusion Determination Osmotic Heat Engine for Energy Production from low Temperature Geothermal Resources CX(s) Applied: B3.6, A9, B5.1, B5.2 Date: 04/19/2010 Location(s): Menlo Park, Massachusetts Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office Oasys Water, Inc. (OWI) would demonstrate the economic viability of an Osmotic Heat Engine (OHE) for electricity production from extremely low-grade geothermal

  20. CX-003484: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    4: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-003484: Categorical Exclusion Determination Recovery Act - State Energy Program CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 08/17/2010 Location(s): Bossier City, Louisiana Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The State of Louisiana will provide $1,095,913 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to Bossier City to install two compressed natural gas (CNG) and ethanol fuel (E85) facilities in the vicinity of the city. One station

  1. CX-004653: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    53: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-004653: Categorical Exclusion Determination Branchburg Solar CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 12/07/2010 Location(s): Branchburg, New Jersey Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The Township of Branchburg, New Jersey proposes to use federal funding to install a 280 kilowatt direct current solar array. This solar array will aid in the offset of energy demands on city owned buildings to reduce a $146,000 electrical bill. The

  2. CX-100741 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

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    70 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100570 Categorical Exclusion Determination RACEE Phase Two Technical Assistance Delivery Award Number: DE-EE0007352 CX(s) Applied: A9, A11 Office of Strategic Programs Date: 03/24/2016 Location(s): AK Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to fund the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) to assist with administration of the "Remote Alaskan Communities Energy Efficiency Competition" (hereafter referred to as the

  3. CX-100730 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    30 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100730 Categorical Exclusion Determination NREL-16-020 Optimize Heat Recovery Award Number: DE-AC36-08GO28308 CX(s) Applied: DOE/EA-1968, B2.1 NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY Date: 8/30/2016 Location(s): CO Office(s): Golden Field Office The U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to make improvements to the Solar Energy Research Facility (SERF) and Science and Technology Facility (STF) heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems at

  4. CX-100758 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    8 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100758 Categorical Exclusion Determination STM SERF-FTLB Pedestrian Bridge Repair; NEPA Tracking No. 16-022 Award Number: DE-AC36-08GO28308 CX(s) Applied: DOE/EA-1968 National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Date: 09/16/2016 Location(s): CO Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to repair a pedestrian bridge and correct a drainageway that is between the Solar Energy Research Facility (SERF) and Field Test Laboratory

  5. CX-100765 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    5 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100765 Categorical Exclusion Determination SCC Emission-Free and Treaty Resources Protection Clean Energy Initiative Award Number: DE-IE0000036 CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.16 Office of Indian Energy Date: 10/21/2016 Location(s): WI Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to provide funding to the Sokaogon Chippewa Community for the installation of approximately 600 kW of solar photovoltaic (PV) facilities (18

  6. CX-100767 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    7 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100767 Categorical Exclusion Determination FTLB Architectural Maintenance Award Number: DE-AC36-08GO28308 CX(s) Applied: DOE/EA (NREL STM) National Renewable Energy Lab Date: 11/3/2016 Location(s): CO Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to perform both interior and exterior structural modifications of the Field Test Laboratory Building (FTLB) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) South Table Mountain

  7. CX-007394: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    394: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-007394: Categorical Exclusion Determination The Potential lmpacts of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Intakes on Aquatic Organisms at an OTEC Site under Development on Kauai, Hawaii CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.3, B3.6 Date: 12/21/2011 Location(s): Hawaii Offices(s): Golden Field Office Ocean Engineering and Energy Systems International, Inc. (OCEES) is proposing to use DOE funding to evaluate the potential impact of an ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC)

  8. CX-008670: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    70: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-008670: Categorical Exclusion Determination ITN Energy Systems - Low-cost Electrochromic Film on Plastic for Net-zero Energy Building CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B5.1 Date: 09/21/2011 Location(s): Colorado, Michigan Offices(s): Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy Funding will support development of electrochromic (EC) film manufacturing process at in-lab and pilot-scale, EC film sample analysis, and updating of commercialization impact evaluation.

  9. CX-009891: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    891: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-009891: Categorical Exclusion Determination ITN Energy Systems - Low-cost Electrochromic Film on Plastic for Net-Zero Energy Building CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B5.1 Date: 09/21/2011 Location(s): Michigan, Colorado Offices(s): Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy Funding will support development of electrochromic (EC) film manufacturing process at in-lab and pi lot-scale, EC film sample analysis, and updating of commercialization impact evaluation.

  10. CX-010746: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    6: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-010746: Categorical Exclusion Determination Better Buildings- Commercial Energy Efficiency Solutions, Pre-Packaged Commercial PACE: The BEERE Menu CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1 Date: 08/09/2013 Location(s): Florida Offices(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to provide federal funding to EcoCity Partners, L3C to demonstrate that energy efficiency performance of simple, pre-packaged technologies can be accurately

  11. CX-010783: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    83: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-010783: Categorical Exclusion Determination Isothermal Compressed Air Energy Storage (ICAES) to Support Renewable Energy Integration - Phase Three CX(s) Applied: B3.6, B5.1 Date: 08/20/2013 Location(s): New Hampshire Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory Commission and operate the pilot-scale CAES system. System will be charged using electricity from the grid and power will be dissipated using a load bank. Air will be stored in pressure

  12. CX-011089: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    089: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-011089: Categorical Exclusion Determination Low-cost, Highly Transparent Flexible Low-e Coating Film to Enable Electrochromic Windows with Increased Energy Savings CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6 Date: 09/03/2013 Location(s): Colorado Offices(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to provide federal funding to ITN Energy Systems, Inc. to develop a low-cost, highly transparent flexible low-e coating film to enable

  13. CX-100029: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    9: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100029: Categorical Exclusion Determination Energy Efficiency Measures plus Wind Energy for the Sishmaref Clinic and Tannery Award Number: DE-EEE0006483 CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.1 Wind Program Date: 09/03/2014 Location(s): Alaska Office(s): Golden Field Office DOE is proposing to provide funding to the Native Village of Shishmaref to complete energy efficiency measures and upgrades at two community buildings, the Clinic and the Tannery. In addition to the

  14. CX-100079: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    9: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100079: Categorical Exclusion Determination STM Field Testing Laboratory Building Exterior Upgrade - NREL Tracking No. 14-022 Award Number: DE-AC36-08GO28308 CX(s) Applied: DOE/EA 1440 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Date: 10/02/2014 Location(s): Colorado Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes the restoration of exterior surfaces of the Field Test laboratory Building (FTLB) at the National Renewable Energy

  15. CX-100137 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    7 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100137 Categorical Exclusion Determination Development of method and algorithms to identify easily implementable energy-efficient Award Number: DE-EE0005768 CX(s) Applied: A9 Advance Manufacturing Office Date: 12/10/2014 Location(s): IN Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to provide federal funding to Purdue University to develop methods, tools, and user friendly software to generate low-energy solutions for a

  16. CX-100311 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    1 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100311 Categorical Exclusion Determination NREL- Wind Forecast Improvement Project in Complex Terrain (WFIP2) - NREL Tracking No. 15-020 Award Number: DE-AC36-08GO28308 CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.1 National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Date: 07/13/15 Location(s): OR Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) proposes to deploy metrological monitoring equipment at two sites in Oregon

  17. CX-100355 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    55 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100355 Categorical Exclusion Determination STM FTLB Landscaping Project; NREL Tracking No. 15-031 Award Number: DE-AC36-08GO28308 CX(s) Applied: DOE/EA-1968 National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Date: 09/02/2015 Location(s): CO Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes a landscape improvement project for the Field Test Laboratory Building (FTLB) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) South Table

  18. CX-100570 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    0 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100570 Categorical Exclusion Determination RACEE Phase Two Technical Assistance Delivery Award Number: DE-EE0007352 CX(s) Applied: A9, A11 Office of Strategic Programs Date: 03/24/2016 Location(s): AK Office(s): Golden Field Office The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to fund the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) to assist with administration of the "Remote Alaskan Communities Energy Efficiency Competition" (hereafter referred to as the

  19. CX-100603 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    3 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100603 Categorical Exclusion Determination NWTC Joint Industry Megawatt Scale Gearbox Field Tests; NREL Tracking No. 16-007 Award Number: DE-AC36-08GO28308 CX(s) Applied: DOE/EA-1914 National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Date: 05/04/2016 Location(s): CO Office(s): Golden Field Office BroadWind Energy and National Renewable Energy laboratory (NREL) researchers at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) are proposing a collaboration to investigate

  20. CX-100615 Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    5 Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-100615 Categorical Exclusion Determination Deployment of Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects on Indian Lands - 2015 Award Number: DE-EE0000034 CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.16 Office of Indian Energy Date: 05/12/2016 Location(s): AK Office(s): Golden Field Office NANA Regional Corporation (NRC) would utilize DOE and cost share funds for a community scale solar deployment in the Northwest Arctic to lower electricity costs in the three Alaska Native Inupiat