June 2017

Infinite Cooling Wins the Energy Department’s 2017 National Cleantech University Prize Competition

2017-08-30T15:45:46+00:00

Photo: MIT’s Infinite Cooling team, Maher Demak and Karim Khalil, photo credit energy.gov

Source: EIN NewsDesk

Infinite Cooling from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) took first place at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Cleantech University Prize (Cleantech UP) national collegiate business plan competition in […]

Infinite Cooling Wins the Energy Department’s 2017 National Cleantech University Prize Competition 2017-08-30T15:45:46+00:00

October 2015

June 2015

Purdue breaks ground on $50 million project to advance energy-saving technologies

2015-10-07T21:56:38+00:00

Purdue facility is part of a national five-year, $259 million DOE initiative

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – More than 200 people attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Indiana Manufacturing Institute, which is part of a $50 million project where Purdue University researchers will advance research of composite materials manufacturing to develop more energy-efficient technologies.

The 62,000-square-foot […]

Purdue breaks ground on $50 million project to advance energy-saving technologies 2015-10-07T21:56:38+00:00

IACMI Composites Initiative Launched

2015-08-26T15:26:16+00:00

A signing ceremony Wednesday marked the formal launch of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, a $259 million project to develop East Tennessee into an advanced manufacturing hub.

The focus of the public-private partnership will be on accelerating the use of composite materials, especially in transportation and energy applications, spurring the growth of high-paying jobs […]

IACMI Composites Initiative Launched 2015-08-26T15:26:16+00:00

April 2015

Can IACMI propel us out of adolescence, into adulthood?

2015-06-10T03:19:33+00:00

On Jan. 9, the US Department of Energy (DoE) announced that it will add US$70 million to the US$189 million already committed to the University of Tennessee’s Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) for composites R&D. CW’s editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan asks, “What will come of this investment?”

Read More at Composites World

Can IACMI propel us out of adolescence, into adulthood? 2015-06-10T03:19:33+00:00

January 2015

Transcript of the State of the Union Address | January 20, 2015

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U.S. Capitol
Washington, D.C.
9:10 P.M. EST

THE PRESIDENT:  Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans:

We are 15 years into this new century.  Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with a new generation fighting two long and costly wars; that saw a vicious recession spread across our nation and […]

Transcript of the State of the Union Address | January 20, 2015 2017-01-19T05:39:08+00:00

FACT SHEET: President Obama Announces New Manufacturing Innovation Hub in Knoxville, Tennessee

2017-01-19T05:39:09+00:00

A Knoxville-area based consortium of 122 companies, nonprofits, universities and research laboratories is partnering with the Department of Energy to create a more than $250 million manufacturing innovation institute focused on U.S. leadership in next-generation composite materials.

Today, the President is announcing the latest in a series of partnerships aimed at boosting advanced manufacturing, fostering American […]

FACT SHEET: President Obama Announces New Manufacturing Innovation Hub in Knoxville, Tennessee 2017-01-19T05:39:09+00:00

August 2014

Energy Department Announces $17 Million to Advance Efficient, Environmentally-Friendly Highway Transportation Technologies

2017-01-19T05:39:09+00:00

The Energy Department announced today $17.6 million for 14 cooperative agreements with small businesses and institutions of higher education to develop and deploy efficient and environmentally friendly highway transportation technologies that will help reduce petroleum use in the United States. The funding will go towards projects that pursue breakthrough approaches to providing Americans with greater […]

Energy Department Announces $17 Million to Advance Efficient, Environmentally-Friendly Highway Transportation Technologies 2017-01-19T05:39:09+00:00

July 2014

Energy Department Announces $11 Million to Advance Renewable Carbon Fiber Production from Biomass

2015-06-10T03:16:47+00:00

The Energy Department announced today up to $11.3 million for two projects that aim to advance the production of cost-competitive, high-performance carbon fiber material from renewable, non-food-based feedstocks, such as agricultural residues and woody biomass. Carbon fiber – a strong, lightweight material that can replace steel and other heavier metals – can lower the cost […]

Energy Department Announces $11 Million to Advance Renewable Carbon Fiber Production from Biomass 2015-06-10T03:16:47+00:00

January 2010

DOE Selects NREL as a New Biofuels R&D Program Leader

2015-06-10T03:16:22+00:00

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will co-lead a new national program to develop advanced biofuels that are compatible with the nation’s existing hydrocarbon fuels infrastructure.

The $33.8 million in funding for this research effort comes as part of a larger package of biofuels investments under the American Recovery and Reinvestment […]

DOE Selects NREL as a New Biofuels R&D Program Leader 2015-06-10T03:16:22+00:00