DOE Seeks Input On Promoting Private Consolidated Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel

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”).  

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Departments of Energy and Interior Announce New Collaborative Strategy to Grow the Offshore Wind Industry

By | Baker Energy Blog | September 14, 2016
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.

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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.

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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. 

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