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DOE issues Notice of Intent for 2020 advanced vehicle technology research

By mmillikin The US Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office published a notice of intent to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled “Fiscal Year 2020 Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research FOA.” This FOA may include the following topics: Lithium-ion batteries using silicon-based anode. The objective of this potential area of interest is to research, fabricate,…

Study: Black, low-income Americans face highest risk from power plant pollution

By ENN Contributor Academic researchers found racial and economic disparities in the distribution of fine particle pollution.Nationwide, black and low-income people face the highest risks for death from power plants’ fine particle pollution, according to new research. The pollution likewise causes thousands of deaths across state lines.Those findings come from a study by researchers at…

Coverage of Carnegie Mellon Study Omits Clean-Air Facts

By Energy in Depth Over the weekend, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published an article detailing a Carnegie Mellon University study that claims to have calculated cumulative environmental and employment impacts of the shale revolution that has positively transformed Pennsylvania and surrounding states in the Marcellus and Utica Shale basins. The research focuses on finding negative consequences;…

Solar steel production research scoops national innovation prize

By Sophie Vorrath Research that promises to halve the greenhouse gas emissions of steel-making by using heat from concentrated solar power wins 2019 AMP Amplify Ignite competition. The post Solar steel production research scoops national innovation prize appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Poll finds 89% of Americans support extending clean energy tax incentives

By Kelsey Misbrener A new survey released today shows that Americans overwhelmingly support extending tax incentives for clean energy and would change their vote based on the issue. Leading public opinion research firm Global Strategy Group (GSG) surveyed voters across the country, including in key battleground states and districts, and found that 89% of voters…

EPRI awarded $10.7 million for research on increasing solar penetration

By Kelsey Misbrener The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has been awarded $10.7 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO). The funding supports research and development to enhance the secure, resilient and reliable generation and integration of significantly more solar energy and to improve the affordability and performance…

Daylight damage to photovoltaics

A research team has investigated the ways sunlight can degrade the efficiency of newly developed organic photovoltaics over time. This work may assist in the wide commercialization of next-generation solar sheets. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Energy News — ScienceDaily

Audi increases upfront expenditure for electric mobility; €12B by 2024

By mmillikin Audi AG plans an outlay of approximately €37 billion for research and development expenditure and investment in property, plant and equipment over the next five years (2020 to 2024). The current planning reflects a significant improvement in investment and cost discipline, as well as the strong prioritization of investments in electric mobility. The…

A Texas-Sized Gas-for-Electricity Swap

By [email protected] What would happen if you converted all the single-family homes in Texas from natural gas to electric heating? According to a paper from Pecan Street, an Austin-based energy research organization, the transition would reduce climate-warming pollution, save Texas households up to $452 annually on their utility bills, and flip the state from a…

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