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Energy Department Announces up to $8 Million to Enable Breakthroughs in Algae-Based Biofuels

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced the selection of three projects to receive up to $8 million, aimed at reducing the costs of producing algal biofuels and bioproducts. These projects will deliver high-impact tools and techniques for increasing the productivity of algae organisms and cultures. They will also deliver biology-focused breakthroughs while enabling accelerated future innovations through data sharing within the research and development community. This funding supports the development of a bioeconomy that can help create jobs, spur innovation, improve quality of life, and achieve national energy security.


Manufacturers Dispute U.S. Has Massive Amount of Natural Gas

President Trump – We Do Not Have A “Massive Amount of Natural Gas” - 56 Percent of All Technically Recoverable Natural Gas Resources Will Be Consumed By 2050 – The 100-Year Supply Is A Myth

The Industrial Energy Consumers of America’s (IECA) President, Paul N. Cicio, issued the following statement following the quote made by President Trump which stated that, “We are sitting on massive energy, and we are now exporters of energy. So if one of you need energy, just give us a call.”


Energy Department Announces up to $4 Million for Geothermal Deep Direct-Use Feasibility Studies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today up to $4 million in funding for six geothermal Deep Direct-Use (DDU) research projects to conduct feasibility studies of large scale, low-temperature deep-well geothermal systems and cascaded surface technologies. These projects will extend the reach of geothermal energy into previously untapped regions of the country: the Appalachian Basin, the Illinois Basin, the Wassuk Range, the Columbia River Basalt Group, the Walker Lake Valley, and the Gulf Coast region of Texas.


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