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US Energy Dept. Selects National Laboratories To Establish Industry Partnerships For Battery Manufacturing Innovation

August 25th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of 13 projects through a Battery Manufacturing Lab Call with combined funding of almost $15 million over three years. The call sought proposals from the National Laboratories to establish public-private partnerships that address engineering challenges for advanced battery materials and devices, with a focus on de-risking, scaling, and accelerating adoption of new technologies


US Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2020 Perovskite Funding Program

August 17th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

On August 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2020 Perovskite (SETO FY20 PVSK) funding program, which will provide $20 million in funding for projects that will advance device and manufacturing research and development (R&D) and performance validation for perovskite photovoltaics (PV)


U.S. Energy Savings From Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicles = 44.8 Trillion Btu In 2019

July 27th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Due to their efficiency, plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) reduce the amount of energy used by light-duty vehicles compared to their internal combustion engine counterparts. Estimates show that the energy savings in the United States due to light-duty PEVs in 2019 was 44.8 trillion Btu, up 47% from 2018. The reduction of energy use by plug-in electric vehicles translates to a savings of 470 million gallons of gasoline in


US Department of Energy Aims to Help Secure EV Battery Supplies

June 30th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Despite the clear fossil fuel bias in this administration, the US Department of Energy has been paying a bit of attention to the electric vehicle (EV) revolution, and is looking to help secure critical battery supplies in the global battery supply chain and setting the foundation to do so



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