US Government awards carbon capture project with $1.5m additional funding

The investment will support the next phase of the development of a facility designed to capture, use and store two million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year

US injects $21m into fusion energy research

Funding will support projects which will harness algorithms to take advantage of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies

US announces energy industry slowdown as demand drops

The department stated that once markets normalise, the nation would resume course to become a ‘net energy exporter’ in 2020

US ‘has 60GW of untapped geothermal energy capacity under its feet’

That’s the verdict from the US Department of Energy (DoE), which says the underground power source is “America’s untapped energy giant”

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US launches advanced reactor tech to boost new nuclear growth

A new Versatile Test Reactor will help the US to conduct research into new nuclear fuels, materials, instrumentation and sensors

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US announces $28m gust of funding for floating wind turbines

The Department of Energy aims to exploit the nation’s best wind resources, many of which are found in deep waters

US announces $25m for CHP funding

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced nearly $25 million (£18.6m) of funding for combined heat and power (CHP) technologies. The money will be distributed amongst eight organisations, which include the Centre for Sustainable Energy in San Diego, Pace University in New York and Washington State University, to further the installation of the cost-effective, […]

US provides $50m for cleaner coal tech

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $50 million (£38.8m) of funding to improve coal-fired energy systems. The money will ultimately finance large scale pilots to design, construct and operate new coal technologies to improve performance and efficiency while reducing emissions and the cost of electricity. The DOE has previously supported innovations in the […]

US to spend $40m on bioenergy research

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced it will spend $40 million (£30.9m) on advancing four Bioenergy Research Centres (BRCs). It is hoped the funding will help researchers provide the scientific breakthroughs for a new generation of sustainable, cost-effective biotechnology. The centres, which are each led by a DOE National Laboratory or university, are designed to […]

US supercomputers secure $258m of funding

Six US technology firms are to receive a share of $258 million (£203.6m) to increase the energy efficiency of the nation’s future supercomputers. The Department of Energy’s (DoE) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) hopes to deliver at least one such system by 2021 – exascale computers are capable of a billion billion calculations per second and are around 50 […]