Source: U.S. Department of Energy, March 19, 2019.
— Nominations for the U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Awards are still open. Recognize rising women working in a variety of fields to advance clean energy. Each winner receives an $8,000 award and national recognition.
— DOE announced up to $30 million in federal funding for front-end engineering design (FEED) studies for carbon dioxide (CO2) capture systems. Funded by the Office of Fossil Energy (FE)’s Carbon Capture program, the projects will support FEED studies for CO2 systems on both coal and natural gas power plants.
— DOE’s Office of Indian Energy (IE) announced up to $17 million in new funding to deploy energy infrastructure on tribal lands. This funding will support Indian Tribes interested in harnessing undeveloped energy resources.
— DOE released a plan to provide $30 million for experimental research onmagnetic fusion energy science at international fusion facilities known as tokamaks.
— DOE’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs issued its FY 2019 Phase II Release 2 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) with approximately $100 million in available funding.
— DOE announced up to $31 million in funding to advance the H2@Scale concept. The focus of H2@Scale is to enable affordable and reliable large-scale hydrogen generation, transport, storage, and utilization in the United States across multiple sectors.
— DOE authorized LNG exports from Venture Global Calcasieu Pass Project. This project will be able to export up to 1.7 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas as LNG.