Full-Scale Mercury Control Demonstrations: Information Collection Request Sampling with Mercury Control CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1 Date: 10/04/2011 Location(s): Aurora, Saint Louis County, Missouri Office(s): Fossil Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
Shallow Carbon Sequestration Demonstration Project CX(s) Applied: B3.1 Date: 10/04/2011 Location(s): Randolph City, Thomas Energy Center, Missouri Office(s): Fossil Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
Midwest Region Alternative Fuels Project CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 09/28/2011 Location(s): Kansas City, Missouri Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
Project 1803 - Install New Groundwater Pumping Well in Internal Revenue Service North Parking Lot CX(s) Applied: B3.1, B6.1 Date: 09/23/2011 Location(s): Kansas City, Missouri Office(s): Kansas City Site Office
Innovative Manufacturing and Materials for Low-Cost Lithium-Ion Batteries CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 09/23/2011 Location(s): Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Texas Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture have awarded 10 grants totaling $12.2 million to spur research into improving the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of growing biofuel and bioenergy crops. The investments are part of a broader effort by the Obama administration to develop domestic renewable energy and advanced biofuels, providing a more secure future for America’s energy needs and creating new opportunities for the American farming industry.
Today, Secretary Chu announced the selection of 40 projects across 15 states to receive more than $175 million to accelerate the development and deployment of next-generation vehicle technologies. From state-of-the-art electric drive batteries to light-weight vehicles, these projects will help improve vehicle fuel efficiency and create quality jobs.
The selected projects focus on eight key approaches to improving vehicle efficiency, including: