Articles Tagged "Department of Energy"

US to Release Oil from Strategic Reserves, Says UK Consultant

Oil – Platts reported that the UK's Petroleum Policy Intelligence said that the United States plans to release oil from its strategic stockpiles in "the coming days." Speaking for the US Department of Energy, press secretary Jen Stutsman reiterated that a decision has not been made.

Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plan Remains Open

Uranium – United Steelworkers announced the Department of Energy, Energy Northwest, Bonneville Power Administration, the Tennessee Valley Authority and U.S. Enrichment Corporation, Inc. have agreed to keep the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant open.

Vanadium Redox Battery Costs Need to Come Down for Commercial Application

Vanadium – Advances in vanadium redox battery technology are improving the performance and stability of these energy storage devices. But an engineer at the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory says costs need to drop before the battery is commercially viable.

Lithium Battery Research Strong in the United States

Lithium – In a recent webcast, Dr. Arun Majumdar discussed the United States Department of Energy's Clean Cities Program to support public and private partnerships that further lithium battery research, electric vehicle and alternative fuel transportation deployment and infrastructure development.