New Catalyst Is Three Times Better At Splitting Water

2016-06-28T19:24:18+00:00 March 31, 2016|

With a combination of theory and clever, meticulous gel-making, scientists from the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the University of Toronto have developed a new type of catalyst that's three times better than the previous record-holder at splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen

Obama Steers Climate Battle “Upstream” With New Coal Policy

2016-01-22T10:47:21+00:00 January 22, 2016|

(Click to enlarge) Emissions from coal fired power plant. (Credit: Emilian Robert Vicol/Flickr) The Obama ad­min­is­tra­tion has hal­ted new leases for coal min­ing on fed­er­al lands as it launches a multi-year re­view of the pro­gram, which crit­ics have long called a tax­pay­er rip-off and a threat to the cli­mate.(From the National Journal) -- The or­der an­nounced [...]

Obama's Offshore Drilling Moves Could Tie Hands Of Successor

2016-01-07T14:43:07+00:00 January 7, 2016|

(Click to enlarge) Oil drilling platform Heritage. (Credit: Glenn Beltz/Flickr) President Obama has a chance to significantly tie the hands of his successor and his or her energy policy with the upcoming five-year plan for offshore drilling leases. (From the Hill/ by Timothy Cama) -- The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), part of the [...]

Obama’s Offshore Drilling Moves Could Tie Hands Of Successor

2016-01-07T14:43:07+00:00 January 7, 2016|

(Click to enlarge) Oil drilling platform Heritage. (Credit: Glenn Beltz/Flickr) President Obama has a chance to significantly tie the hands of his successor and his or her energy policy with the upcoming five-year plan for offshore drilling leases. (From the Hill/ by Timothy Cama) -- The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), part of the [...]

US DOE Grants $10.5 Million For Next-gen Marine Energy Systems

2016-01-07T11:50:16+00:00 January 7, 2016|

(Click to enlarge) Oceanlinx is a wave energy converter device, that is a device which uses wave energy and converts it into electrical energy operating on the oscillating water column principle. The Oceanlinx was developed in Australia. The technology has developed greatly in the past ten years thanks to the large amount of international [...]

National Offshore Wind Strategy Workshop

2015-12-02T14:00:42+00:00 December 2, 2015|

The Department of Energy (DOE) Wind and Water Power Technologies Office (WWPTO) and the Department of the Interior (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Office (BOEM) are convening a workshop to obtain individual stakeholder insight into the technical and market challenges and potential pathways to facilitate the development of the offshore wind industry in the United States.

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