Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a request for information (RFI) on challenges and opportunities in the upstream and midstream critical-materials battery supply chains. Critical materials are used in many products important to the American energy economy. For example, critical materials like lithium and cobalt are vital to manufacturing lithium-ion batteries used for […]
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The drop from 15 percent to 7.5 percent will improve project economics, but uncertainty lingers. The White House halved import tariffs on batteries manufactured in China as part of the larger trade deal signed this week. The tariff on batteries, just part of $300 billion in Chinese goods targeted by the White House last year, […]
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced up to $55 million in funding for two programs to support the development of low-cost electric aviation engine technology and powertrain systems. Research on Aviation-class Synergistically Cooled Electric-motors with iNtegrated Drives (ASCEND) and Range Extenders for Electric Aviation with […]
Madhya Pradesh government Tuesday said it has invited bids for 25 MegaWatt (MW) rooftop solar projects for industrial units in the state. The tenders have been invited by state-owned Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) and the last day to submit financial bids is May 10, 2019. “Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) […]
Questions around who should own, operate and ultimately benefit from the deployment of energy storage systems could soon be resolved in the Philippines after the government Department of Energy (DoE) issued a set of draft guidelines. In order to accommodate energy storage as an enabler for the modernisation of its electricity networks, the Philippines’ Department […]
The proposal zeroes out the DOE loan program and ARPA-E budget. An official said funding will focus on “basic science” and clean energy technologies “that make sense to us.” The Trump administration’s budget for fiscal year 2020 again proposes eliminating programs that fund renewable energy, including the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy and the Department of […]
The Energy Department wants to “develop new and potentially disruptive innovations” in floating offshore wind turbine technology. The U.S. Department of Energy’s innovation arm wants to disrupt floating offshore wind turbine technology. On February 1, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced it was making available $28 million in funding for research projects to develop […]