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ORNL’s Omer Onar, left, power electronics research lead, discusses the 270-kW wireless charging system’s lightweight polyphase electromagnetic coupling coil, pictured in foreground, with Lee Slezak, center, DOE’s Vehicle Technologies Office technology manager for grid and charging infrastructures. Credit: Carlos Jones/ORNL, U.S. Dept. of Energy

$52 Million for Small Business Research & Development Grants

229 Grants Will Primarily Focus on Clean Energy Research and Development in 39 States In support of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) yesterday announced awards totaling $52 million for a broad range of small businesses in 39 states. The projects will work to … [continued]

$33 Million in Funding Available to Advance Smart Manufacturing Technologies to Help Accelerate a Clean…

FOA Number: DE-FOA-0003329 Funding Amount: $33 million Deadline for Concept Papers: Aug. 21, 2024, at 5 p.m. ET Topics Include Smart Manufacturing for a Circular Economy, Sustainable Transportation, High-Performance Materials, and Domestic Mining The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Technologies Office (AMMTO) released a $33 million funding opportunity to accelerate the … [continued]

Conditional Commitment to Clean Flexible Energy to Build Utility-Scale Solar Generation& Storage in Puerto Rico

Leer en español The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Loan Programs Office (LPO) yesterday announced a conditional commitment for a loan guarantee of up to $861.3 million to Clean Flexible Energy, LLC. The loan guarantee will finance the construction of two solar photovoltaic (PV) farms equipped with battery storage and … [continued]

$325 Million to Fund Solar & Battery Storage for Community Healthcare Facilities & Multi-Family Housing…

Building on DOE’s Programa Acceso Solar for Single Family Households, New $325 Million Funding Will Improve Energy Resilience for Even More Vulnerable Puerto Rican Communities Lea este anuncio en español COAMO, PUERTO RICO — Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced its intent to issue a $325 million funding opportunity … [continued]

Image: Joshua Bauer / Bryan Bechtold NREL

Small-Scale Distributed Wind Projects Could Leave a Large Impact

Achieving a clean energy future is going to take energy of all kinds, and every little bit helps. Enter distributed energy resources (DERs), which generate, store, and manage power locally for energy users. Wind energy technology applied as a DER—known as distributed wind—is ideal for a wide range of customers. … [continued]

U.S. Department of Energy Vision for the Beneficial Integration of Electric Vehicles into the Electricity…

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) yesterday announced The Future of Vehicle Grid Integration: Harnessing the Flexibility of EV Charging, as part of DOE’s EVGrid Assist initiative. Developed with broad stakeholder input, the document outlines a shared vision for vehicle grid integration (VGI), where electric vehicles (EVs) are safely and securely connected … [continued]

The distributed wind turbine pictured is located in Neodesha, Kansas. Image courtesy of Pecos Wind Power & DOE.

12 American Companies Will Help Expand Distributed Wind Across the Rural United States

Companies Will Work To Boost Clean Energy Options for Farmers, Small Business Owners, and Electric Co-Ops With U.S. Department of Energy Competitiveness Improvement Project Funding The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced plans to award $3.15 million to 12 American component suppliers and manufacturers of small- … [continued]