U.S Department of Energy

Eaton, NREL, Ballard to Develop Heavy-Duty Truck Fuel Cell Technology

Dublin-based power management company Eaton’s Vehicle Group has partnered with fuel system manufacturer Ballard Fuel Cell Systems, and the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), to develop heavy-duty truck fuel cell technology. The partnership is the result of a grant Eaton’s Vehicle Group received from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop highly […]

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Wind Energy Could Go The Solar Way With Huge Cost Reductions by 2050

After a decade when it has been left playing catch up with Solar, thanks to the swift reduction in costs seen with Solar, Wind energy might yet see better days, as costs come down further. According to an article published in the journal Nature Energy, a recent global survey of 140 wind energy experts conducted […]

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Reshaping the Future of the Electric Grid Through Low-Cost, Long-Duration Discharge Batteries

A new era of energy provided by renewables may be close, thanks to research begun at the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Innovation Hub led by DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory, and continued at its spinoff company, Form Energy.   The challenge JCESR addressed is long-duration energy storage – […]

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Renewance Receives Battery Recycling Prize from the US Department of Energy

Illinois-based battery-lifecycle management company Renewance has been awarded for innovations in battery collection, reuse, and recycling. Battery-lifecycle management company Renewance, Inc., was one of seven recipients of the Phase II Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), on December 17, 2020. The Battery Recycling Prize supports the DOE’s Energy Storage Grand Challenge, […]

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Will County Bags Top-Tier Solar Honor For 2017

The program is a part of the larger SunShot Initiative, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, a national effort to drive down the cost and regulatory obstacles of home and business solar deployment. The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) has honored the Will County as the country’s solar-leading communities through its 2017 […]

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