The U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) has published today on FederalRegister.Gov a request for information regarding private initiatives to create consolidated interim storage sites for the nation’s spent nuclear fuel and other high-level waste (“private storage”).
In July 2016, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported the the Department of Energy (DOE) has done little to stop retaliation and intimidation against whistleblowers by its contractors.
During its quarterly meeting on September 22, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Secretary of Energy Advisory Board approved a Draft Report of the Task Force on Nuclear Power (Draft Report), as reported by Platts Nuclear News Flashes.
Departments of Energy and Interior Announce New Collaborative Strategy to Grow the Offshore Wind Industry
On Sept. 9, the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of the Interior jointly announced their collaborative plan, the National Offshore Wind Strategy: Facilitating the Development of the Offshore Wind Industry in the United States, which was put in place in an effort to build upon their joint offshore wind strategy published in 2011 and to continue the expansion and growth of the offshore wind industry in the United States.
The Department of Energy (DOE) recently published its revised Part 810 Guidance on compliance with the amended Part 810 Regulations on nuclear export controls (10 C.F.R. Part 810).
Earlier this week the Department of Energy (DOE) announced $23 million in funding for 23 new projects focused on developing clean energy technologies with a strong potential for commercialization and job creation.
Dept. of Energy Proposes DEAR Amendment to Clarify the Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts Regulation
Recently, the Department of Energy (DOE) released a Federal Register notice proposing an amendment to the DOE Acquisition Regulation (DEAR) to clarify Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 22.12, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts.
The start of the new year has brought with it numerous opportunities for energy tech funding from the Department of Energy.
President Obama Announces Increased Support for Distributed Energy Projects and Eligibility of State Green Banks to Apply for DOE Loan Guarantees
President Obama recently announced that the Department of Energy (DOE) Loan Program Office (LPO) is expanding support for innovative “distributed energy projects” by adding $1 billion in available loan guarantees to support the deployment of these projects through the existing solicitations for Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects and Advanced Fossil Energy Projects.
New Funding for Energy Innovation: D.O.E. Announces $125 Million for Transformational Energy Projects
On January 7th, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it was making available up to $125 million in funding for transformational energy projects through the ‘OPEN 2015’ program.