US invests $24m in carbon capture research and development

The project will address scientific challenges and knowledge gaps associated with reducing the cost of the technology

US awards $53m to advance solar energy technologies

The projects aim to lower the cost of solar power and support a growing workforce

US invests $20m to bring ‘promising’ energy tech to market

The Department of Energy said the projects will strengthen partnerships between its national labs and private companies

US provides $9m for tribal energy infrastructure projects

They include the installation of solar arrays and wind turbines

Scientists develop new method to track groundwater pollutants in real-time

It is expected to reduce the frequency of manual groundwater sampling and lab analysis and therefore cut the monitoring cost

Squeaky clean victory for sponge that mops up oil spills

Oleo Sponge was able to successfully remove oil sheen from the surface of the water

US provides $20m for advanced nuclear technologies

The Department of Energy said nuclear power is a critical part of the nation’s all-of-the-above energy strategy

US-built supercomputer named fastest in the world

Called Summit, it is set to solve problems in areas of energy and artificial intelligence

US invests $64m in nuclear technology

The investment will assist research, infrastructure and technological advancements

US invests $21m in innovative solar desalination technologies

The investment will focus on expanding access to freshwater in remote areas