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DOE Awards More Than $3 Million For High Performance Computing Manufacturing

The U.S. Department of Energy has granted almost $3.8 million for 13 industry projects in the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program, which operates in various national labs like LLNL, LBNL, Oak Ridge, and Sandia. The program combines DOE supercomputing capabilities and expertise with American manufacturers to improve innovation and industrial processes. Robin Miles, acting director of the HPC4 Manufacturing program, answered some questions about the projects, and Brandon Wood answered the ones related to KeraCel for CleanTechnica.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (July 2012)

US Wastes 61–86% Of Its Energy

Originally published on Outlier, Opower’s blog. by Barry Fischer, Opower’s head writer An updated analysis published last month by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory suggests that the USA is just 39% energy efficient. Put another way, more than half (i.e. 61%) of the energy that flows through our economy is ultimately wasted. The predominance … [continued]

10 Big Energy Statistics From 2012

  The good folks at Opower recently put together an interesting post on some top energy statistics from the year. Reposted from its blog, here’s the full article: By Barry Fischer Sometimes energy makes headlines, sometimes it doesn’t.  But it almost always has important implications for the global economy, the environment, … [continued]