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2014-03-13 16:23:25

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge, a business plan competition supported by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) encouraging students from universities in the southeastern United States to develop business plans for new clean energy companies, today announces its Elite Eight Plus Two, with nine winners from ACC schools and one winner from the at-large, non-ACC pool of...

2014-02-27 16:20:19

Summit is held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show® 2014 FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Vehicle Technologies Office Director Patrick Davis will serve as the keynote speaker at this year's Green Truck Summit, held March 4-5 in conjunction with The Work Truck Show(®) 2014 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. Davis will present the keynote address at 8:15am on Tuesday, March 4. (Photo:...

2014-02-24 12:31:40

Los Alamos Nominates CNSI for Department of Energy Small Business of the Year Award GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNSI today announced it has been selected by Los Alamos National Security LLC (LANS) to continue its work providing telecommunications support and related services at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). LANS has managed operations at the Laboratory since 2006 and CNSI was selected in 2008 to support telecommunications at the Laboratory. As part of...

Hybrid Anode May Extend Range Of Electric Cars
2014-01-10 10:39:24

DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory New anode quadruples life of lithium-sulfur battery, could also help store renewable energy more cheaply It's known that electric vehicles could travel longer distances before needing to charge and more renewable energy could be saved for a rainy day if lithium-sulfur batteries can just overcome a few technical hurdles. Now, a novel design for a critical part of the battery has been shown to significantly extend the technology's lifespan,...

2014-01-06 23:02:52

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™ is pleased to announce that the Company has brought on the Former Assistant Secretary of Energy and Assistant Secretary of Education, Dr. Lawrence F. Davenport, as its new Advisory Board Member. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™ is pleased to announce that the...

2014-01-06 23:02:26

Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator, and Christopher A. Smith, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, US DOE, invited to return as keynote speakers at 17th EUEC 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona, February 3-5. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Senior Obama administration officials Gina McCarthy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, and Christopher A. Smith, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy, are invited as keynote...

Pioneering Path To Electrical Conductivity In 'Tinker Toy' Materials
2013-12-09 10:33:46

[ Watch the Video: Metal-Organic Framework Animation ] DOE/Sandia National Laboratories Sandia National Laboratories researchers have devised a novel way to realize electrical conductivity in metal-organic framework (MOF) materials, a development that could have profound implications for the future of electronics, sensors, energy conversion and energy storage. A paper to appear in Science magazine, "Tunable Electrical Conductivity in Metal-Organic Framework Thin-Film Devices," debuts...

Pollution Causes Thunderstorms To Leave Lingering Clouds
2013-11-26 15:18:22

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Study shows why pollution results in larger, deeper and longer lasting storm clouds, leading to colder days and warmer nights A new study reveals how pollution causes thunderstorms to leave behind larger, deeper, longer lasting clouds. Appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences November 26, the results solve a long-standing debate and reveal how pollution plays into climate warming. The work can also provide a gauge for the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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