National Science Bowl Update: Middle School Teams from Maryland and Indiana to Compete for National Championship on Monday
The field of middle school finalists in the Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl has narrowed once more, and now only two middle school teams remain in the competition.
EISs must be filed with EPA by Thursday, May 23rd for publication of a Notice of Availability on May 31, 2013.
EPA’s agency-wide furlough day on Friday, May 24th
A report on the Economic Impact of Recovery Act Investments in the Smart Grid is now available. This study analyzes the economy-wide impacts of the Recovery Act funding for smart grid project deployment in the United States, administered by Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. Key findings include:
DOE Office of Indian Energy Announces New Indian Country Energy and Infrastructure Working Group Members
The Indian Country Energy and Infrastructure Working Group is pleased to welcome seven newly appointed members.
Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have designed a low-cost, long-life “flow” battery that could enable solar and wind energy to become major suppliers to the electrical grid.
A memorandum of understanding to perform collaborative research related to airborne emissions and air quality at natural gas drilling sites has been signed by the Office of Fossil Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
Energy Department Announces New Innovative Projects to Develop Advanced Drop-in Biofuels for Military Jets and Ships
The Energy Department announced $18 million in four innovative pilot-scale biorefineries in California, Iowa and Washington.