Green steel

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic image of a building wrapped in carbon fiber

Steel Reinforcement Is The Invisible Miracle Of Concrete Construction, But Comes With A Carbon Price

Reinforced concrete was invented in the mid-19th century, a game-changer in the construction world. French gardener Joseph Monier is often credited with its creation. While experimenting with materials to build stronger garden pots and tubs, he had the idea to combine concrete with iron mesh in 1849. Monier patented his … [continued]

NASA mechanical design engineer Richard Hagen, left, and ORNL researcher Michael Borish inspect a lunar rover wheel prototype that was 3D printed at the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility. Credit: Carlos Jones/ORNL, U.S. Dept. of Energy

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $254 Million to Decarbonize America’s Industrial Sector & Revitalize Domestic Manufacturing

49 Projects Across 21 States and a New Funding Opportunity will Help Advance Next-Generation Technologies to Significantly Cut Emissions and Support President Biden’s Efforts to Build a Clean Energy Economy WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $171 million … [continued]