U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) researchers say they have identified a process that could lead to new methods of engineering plant oils for use in renewable chemical and biofuel production.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced it will postpone, by 18 months, some of the stricter new Energy Star appliance efficiency standards mandated in the wake of the March 2010 scandal over laxity and false reporting triggered by a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory, or NREL, one of more than a dozen national laboratories vested in renewable energy research under the auspices of the U.S.
Shares of Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) (market cap $2.75 billion), a manufacturer of EV vehicles and powertrain components, are up about 1% at mid-day after increasing 8.5% Wednesday on the news the company plans to raise $217 million through a share offering at $26.35 per share. Some of the proceeds will fund development of Tesla’s Model X crossover vehicle.
Colorado doesn’t want to take a page from the book on solar permitting fees, it wants to write one.
In a test designed to prove that electric vehicles (EVs) are not only flexible but durable, even in intense cold, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has taken two to Antarctica, figuring that if they run there, they will run anywhere.
Last year, U.S. President Obama proclaimed that clean coal is the bridge his country needed to gap the time it would take renewable energy to supply enough power to meet U.S. energy demand.
U.S. President Barack Obama has asked congress to approve a 2012 budget that provides the Department of Energy (DOE) with US$29.5 billion.