Posts Tagged ‘Steven Chu’

Energy Department Gives Millions To Smart Grid Projects

Smart Grid November 24th, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 24, 2009 – The Department of Energy will provide more than $7 million to fund two Pennsylvania projects that are focused on advanced technologies that could be used to help build a more efficient electrical grid.

Federal Stimulus Funds Drive World’s Fastest Supercomputer

Broadband's Impact, Smart Grid November 17th, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2009 – An upgrade to a high-performance computing system housed by the Department of Energy has created the fastest supercomputer in the world, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory announced Tuesday.

“Supercomputer modeling and simulation is changing the face of science and sharpening America’s competitive edge,” said Secretary of Energy Steven Chu in a statement. “Oak Ridge and other DOE national laboratories are helping address major energy and climate challenges and lead America toward a clean energy future.”

NTIA Does End-Run Around 'Buy American' Requirements

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA, Premium Content June 29th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2009 – The broadband policy world took a number of significant steps forward last week with the confirmation on Thursday of Larry Strickling as the head of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, and of Julius Genachowski as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

Department of Energy Sets Funding Criteria for Smart Grid Applicants

Smart Grid June 28th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2009 – The Department of Energy on Thursday published eligibility criteria for applicants of so-called “smart grid” funding applicants, with up to $3.9 billion available in grants to support the upgrading the electricity grid.

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