Tag: Department of Energy

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

DOE requests public input on challenges with scaling energy storage manufacturing

May 7, 2024

Via: Utility Dive

Cleanly and affordably expanding the U.S. electric grid will require large amounts of energy storage and the Department of Energy is asking stakeholders to shine a light on potential manufacturing and design challenges that could limit deployment. DOE’s Office of […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Department of Energy is Funding Argonne Battery Recycling Efforts with $3.5M

March 27, 2023

Via: Waste360

The United States Department of Energy has funded $3.5 million to the Argonne National Laboratory to advance battery recycling technology. The funding will also support the effort to expand commercial-scale, domestic production of battery materials. Argonne scientists have developed new […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

U.S. Department of Energy Chooses Bechtel Company for Nation’s Only Operating Nuclear Waste Repository

July 13, 2022

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected a Bechtel company to manage and operate the nation’s only deep underground repository for nuclear waste: the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Tularosa Basin Range Services LLC, doing business as […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Department of Energy Seeks Landfill for Manhattan Project Debris

May 18, 2022

Via: Waste360

The Department of Energy is hosting a 30-day comment period to determine where to put decades-old waste from the Manhattan Project work. The site is called Y-12, and environmental regulators and the community have been discussing plans since a landfill […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Verizon awarded $34.6M in contracts with US Department of Energy

December 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Public Sector announced that it has been awarded $34.6 million through two contract awards with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Per the task orders, awarded through the federal government’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract vehicle, Verizon will provide […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

White House launches cybersecurity push targeting electricity sector

April 20, 2021

Via: FCW

The White House on Tuesday announced the first pilot program to improve the cybersecurity of the nation’s electricity infrastructure as part of a broader initiative focused on industrial control systems. “The 100-day plan includes aggressive but achievable milestones and will […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Can the Electricity Industry Seize Its Resilience Moment?

November 12, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

When operators of Duke Energy’s control room in Raleigh, North Carolina wait for a hurricane, the mood is often calm in the hours leading up to the storm. “Things are usually fairly quiet before the activity starts,” said Mark Goettsch, […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Washington utilities need to consider storage in resource planning, regulators say

October 13, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

Regulators in a growing number of states are including energy storage in their planning processes. Though it fell short of a full-fledged mandate, Massachusetts in June set a 200 MWh energy storage target. And New York is in the process […]

Electric Utility

Department of Energy releases second part of Quadrennial Energy Review

January 9, 2017

Via: AmericanPublicPower

The Department of Energy has released the second installment of its Quadrennial Energy Review. The report, entitled Transforming the Nation’s Electricity System, describes the electric system as a critical, essential national asset and says it is a “strategic imperative” for […]