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Alternative Data Driving Extreme Energy Market Research Disruption

By Merilee Kern Numerous indicators make clear that the next five years will usher in extreme transformation for a multitude of energy sectors, the overarching energy industry as well as the global economy at large. This begs the question: what is driving such significant and rapid change? This big question just might be answered in…

DOE seeks climate change data to support hydropower operations

By Elizabeth Ingram The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) is seeking comments from the non-federal hydropower community on data and research needs, with a goal to leverage state-of-the-art climate change science to inform long-term hydropower operation and resource planning. Understanding climate change impacts on hydropower is critical for future operations…

NREL advances green hydrogen production method

By Renewable Energy World Perovskite materials may hold the potential to play an important role in a process to produce hydrogen in a renewable manner, according to analysis from scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The NREL team analyzed an emerging water-splitting technology called solar thermochemical hydrogen (STCH) production. The technique potentially can…

DOE offering $8 million for projects to advance agrivoltaics

By Kelsey Misbrener The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) announced the Foundational Agrivoltaic Research for Megawatt Scale (FARMS) funding opportunity, which will award $8 million in funding for projects that examine how agrivoltaics can scale up to provide new economic opportunities to farmers, rural communities, and the solar industry. Agrivoltaics…

DOE offers funding to scale agrivoltaics projects

By Renewable Energy World The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) announced the Foundational Agrivoltaic Research for Megawatt Scale (FARMS) funding opportunity, intended to award $8 million in funding for projects that examine how solar energy projects paired with agriculture–so-called “agrivoltaics”–can scale up. Agrivoltaics is defined as agricultural production, such as…

SEIA launches nonprofit arm to accelerate US solar adoption

By Billy Ludt The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is launching a nonprofit to accelerate the transition to carbon-free electricity through clean energy research and analysis. The Solar and Storage Industries Institute (SI2) will serve as SEIA’s charitable and educational arm, using research, public education initiatives, and policymaker engagement to remove barriers to clean energy…

ARPA-E launches $45M funding for advanced batteries for electric vehicles; EVs4ALL

By mmillikin The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $45 million in funding (DE-FOA-0002760) to support the domestic development of advanced batteries for electric vehicles. Through DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), the Department is launching the Electric Vehicles for American Low-Carbon Living (EVs4ALL) program to develop more affordable, convenient, efficient and resilient…

Lignin-based jet fuel packs more power for less pollution

An experimental plant-based jet fuel could increase engine performance and efficiency, while dispensing with aromatics, the pollution-causing compounds added to conventional fuels, according to new research. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renewable Energy News — ScienceDaily

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