The Department of Energy (DoE) is investing $30 million in minority serving institutions (MSI) to help develop the next generation of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) leaders.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) announced on Aug. 30 that the agency is soliciting input on its plans to provide $2.5 billion of grant money for electric grid resilience, and $3 billion in grant funding for electric power “smart grid” projects.
New legislation introduced in the House aims to increase U.S. expertise in energy infrastructure cybersecurity by authorizing Department of Energy (DoE) grants to expand education and training opportunities that are “the convergence of cybersecurity and energy infrastructure.”
On Tuesday, the Department of Energy (DoE) announced that it would be providing $40 million in funding for research into developing algorithms and software for quantum computers.
The Department of Energy awarded $4.4 million to Blue Bird, a bus manufacturer in Georgia, to develop a zero-emissions, 100 percent vehicle-to-grid electric school bus
The city of Atlanta is one of 60 partners joining the Department of Energy’s Better Communities Alliance and is committed to delivering energy efficient and sustainable solutions.
An initiative is underway at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory aiming to prevent hackers from gaining control of parts of the nation’s power grid, or Industrial Control System. As the grid gets smarter, threats increase, including damage to electrical equipment, local power outages, operational halts to production, and more.
The Department of Energy has started a podcast called “Direct Current”–telling stories of how the DOE generates and uses electricity, and what that means for the planet. The first episode discusses solar panels and the associated costs. Solar panels absorb energy from the sun and turn it into usable electricity. They do not give off […]