DOE announces more than $65M in public and private funding to commercialize promising energy technologies

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NovaCentrix (Austin, Texas). High Efficiency Power-to-Gas in a Modular Hybrid Electrobioreactor, $1,000,000. Kairos Power (Alameda, California). Grid-Edge Intelligent Distribution Automation System for Self-Healing Distribution Grids, $550,000. Hydrogen Based Power Grid Support Using ElectrolyzeRs with Value Stacking (HYPER-V), $250,000. Real Time-Optimal Power Flow based Distributed Energy Resources Management System (DERMS), $299,329.

DOE ARPA-E awards $156M to projects to 60 projects to accelerate innovation in clean energy technologies

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The new ARPA-E selections focus on accelerating innovations in clean technology while increasing US competitiveness in rare earth alternatives and breakthroughs in biofuels, thermal storage, grid controls, and solar power electronics. Solar ADEPT: Solar Agile Delivery of Electrical Power Technology ($14.7 for High Power Wind Generators The University of Houston will develop a new, low-cost. structure with powerful magnetic properties. QM Power. at Austin.

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Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Electric cars and a smart electric grid have a bright future, according to panelists at a roundtable discussion on the subject that I attended last Friday in Boston. “I And in a true smart grid, electric cars will not only be able to draw on electricity to run their motors, they will also be able to do the reverse: send electricity stored in their batteries back into the grid when it is needed. In effect, cars would be acting like tiny power stations.

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