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  1. Growth of regs threatens libertyRead the original story

    54 min ago | Boston Herald

    ... efficiency standards - justified, in part, as saving us money on gasoline consumption. Likewise, the Department of Energy has imposed energy conservation standards on literally dozens of appliances - the benefits of which supposedly include lower ...


  2. Crawford County Adopts Resolution Against Clean Line Energy ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    The Crawford County Quorum Court unanimously passed a resolution Monday urging the U.S. Department of Energy to not approve Clean Line Energy's application to construct a high-voltage transmission line through Arkansas. The $2 billion, 700-mile transmission line would stretch from northwestern Oklahoma to western Tennessee, going through the entire state of Arkansas.


  3. $525,000 Grant Will Help Support STEM Education in Alabama Grade SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Afro American Newspaper

    ... to local students in Macon County so they are prepared to engage in college level studies. The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Tuskegee $175,000 per year for three years to bring learning activities and tutorials the university's students and ...


  4. Obama's Arctic Refuge Drill Ban Won't Change Much, For NowRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KWBU-TV Waco

    ... because of the U.S. shale boom, the country will eventually need the oil from ANWR. "If you look at Department of Energy forecasts, we're gonna need oil and natural gas to fuel this economy for decades to come," Milito says. "So, we gotta plan well ...


  5. DOE orders Ilijan gas plant to run on liquid fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    The Department of Energy has directed the 1,200-megawatt Ilijan natural gas-fired plant to run on liquid fuel from March 15 to April 15 so it can still provide much-needed power to the Luzon grid this summer. The Ilijan plant and two other natural gas facilities, the 1,000-MW Santa Rita and 500-MW San Lorenzo plants, source their power from the Malampaya gas field in offshore Palawan.


  6. County Officials: Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning With Generator Safety TipsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    ... windows, in order to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning, the County stated. For more details, visit the US Department of Energy online. Residents should be aware that carbon monoxide poisoning can also occur during the use of household cooking stoves, ...


  7. SSE powers up spending on offshore wind projectRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    ... is the only offshore wind project in Scotland which currently has the certainty of a contract with the Department of Energy and Climate Change which guarantees a price for the energy it will produce, but even that scheme has not yet reached a ...


  8. MPs have called for a 'moratorium' over shale gas explorationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chorley Citizen

    ... even if their applications are rejected this week." Responding to the EAC report, a spokesman for the Department of Energy and Climate Change said: " We disagree with the conclusion of this report. We have one of the most robust regulatory regimes ...


  9. Truckers advised to sit out the stormRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTNH

    ... industry. Riley added, "we are very pleased that the Connecticut Department of Transportation and the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection have arranged to open the parking areas in both Hammonasset State Park in Madison and ...


  10. DOE now accepting applications for $3.6M Hydroelectric Production Incentive ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WaterWorld

    Jan. 26, 2015 -- The U.S. Department of Energy has officially announced an incentive program for developers adding hydroelectric power generating capabilities to existing non-powered dams throughout the United States. As outlined in Section 242 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, $3.6 million in funding is available to owners or operators of qualified facilities based on the number of kilowatt hours of hydroelectric energy they generated in calendar year 2013.


  11. Diesel down another 6.7 cents; $1.038 lower than one year agoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Trucker

    The average on highway price of a gallon of diesel dropped another 6.7 cents a gallon toe $2.866, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy. The price has now dropped to the extent that the price is over $1 dollar less than it was one year ago, $1.038 to be exact.


  12. Diesel Drops 6.7 to $2.866 a GallonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Transport Topics

    Diesel's average pump price fell 6.7 cents to $2.866 a gallon, continuing its seven-month downward trend, the Department of Energy reported. The 11th straight decline left trucking's main fuel $1.038 below the same week a year ago, DOE said Jan. 26 after its weekly survey of fueling stations.


  13. An increasingly rare type of solar farm goes online in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | GigaOM

    ... guarantee to finance construction. These types of large loans are no longer regularly coming out of the Department of Energy. NRG Energy CEO David Crane and Energy Secretary Ernie Monitz cutting the ribbon at solar farm Ivanpah, just outside of Las ...


  14. Bergan '15 Named Jefferson Prize WinnerRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... Bergan's freshman research projects included analyzing data from neutrino experiments at the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Il. "He professionally presented his work at a collaboration meeting in front ...


  15. Livermore recognized for shuttering data centersRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Government Computer News

    In spite of its increasing demand for computer power, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has been able to close 26 data centers, resulting in annual savings of $305,000 in energy bills and $43,000 in maintenance costs. Those savings earned the lab a Department of Energy Sustainability Award, which recognizes exemplary performance in advancing sustainability objectives through innovative and effective projects.


  16. Releasing the Promise of American Natural Gas | CommentaryRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Roll Call

    ... construction on LNG export facilities continues to get bogged down in federal red tape. Since 2010, the Department of Energy has only issued a final decision on five on the 38 applications to export LNG to countries with which the U.S. does not have ...


  17. Poll: Just Say No To N-WasteRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Weekend Poll: Hucks Nation doesn't support the continued flirtation between Gov. Butch Otter and the U.S. Department of Energy re: nuclear waste. Otter, of course, has given the OK to receive more spent fuel from the federal government.


  18. Researchers Make Magnetic GrapheneRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... arch paper), Chi Tang, Raymond Sachs and Yafis Barlas. Grants to Shi and his team members from the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation supported the research.


  19. Area Middle Schools Competing in U.S. Department of Energy Office of...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    Local middle schools are getting ready to compete in the 25th annual U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science's National Science Bowl. The winner of the regional competition will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to compete in the Office of Science's National Science Bowl in late April and the winner of the national competition will win prizes for the team members and their schools.


  20. Local Students Competing in U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl CompetitioRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KBTX-TV Bryan

    Buzzers, not bells, will ring in the New Year for thousands of middle- and high-school students all across the U.S. including students from College Station. That's because they'll soon be pitting their math and science knowledge - and their reflexes - against one another in regional competitions of the Department of Energy's 25th National Science Bowl .