The Oak Ridge National Laboratory Looks Ahead: Energy Efficiency & Electricity Technologies Programs – Discovery of America by Queltanews

ORNL is one of the world’s premier centers for R&D on energy production, distribution, and use and on the effects of energy technologies and decisions on society. Clean, efficient, safe production and use of energy     more...

The Morning of Oak Ridge National Laboratory: President Jimmy Carter Establishes the Department of Energy (DOE) – Discovery of America by Queltanewsca by Queltanews

The urgent energy research provided expansion for the Laboratory. By 1977, it had acquired lead responsibility for five major nation's energy programs.     more...

Influencers of Renewable Power Engineering: Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States – Discovery of America by Queltanews

William Jefferson Clinton was the first Democratic president in six decades to be elected twice – first in 1992 and then in 1996. Under his leadership, the country enjoyed the strongest economy in a generation and the longest economic expansion in U.S. history, including the creation of more     more...

Influencers of Renewable Power Engineering: Susan Hockfield, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, President – Discovery of America by Queltanews

Susan Hockfield has served as the 16th President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) since December 2004. With a faculty appointment in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, she is the first life scientist to lead MIT     more...

Steven Chu, U.S. winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics Department of Energy, Secretary

Dr. Steven Chu, distinguished scientist and co-winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics (1997), was appointed by President Obama as the 12th Secretary of Energy and sworn into office on January 21, 2009     more...

US Department of Energy R&D: BES 2011 Summary Report – Discovery of America by Queltanews

Core BES Research. Single investigators, small and large research groups. Led by universities, DOE laboratories, or nonprofits. Usually 3-year renewable awards managed by BES. Early Career awards are managed separately and are 5-year, nonrenewable awards with set budgets:     more...

Basic Energy Sciences Mission and Research Portfolio: BES 2011 Summary Report – Discovery of America by Queltanews

The mission of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) is to support fundamental research to understand, predict, and ultimately control matter and energy at the level of electrons, atoms, and molecules. This research provides the foundation for new energy technologies     more...

US Department of Energy BES 2011 Summary Report – Discovery of America by Queltanews

Basic Energy Sciences (BES) supports fundamental research to understand, predict, and ultimately control matter and energy at the electronic, atomic, and molecular levels in order to provide the foundations for new energy technologies and to support DOE missions in energy     more...

Management and Operational Excellence: Message from the Secretary of US Department of Energy Steven Chu accompanying 2011 Strategic Plan – Discovery of America by Queltanews

Establish an operational and adaptable framework that combines the best wisdom of all Department stakeholders to maximize mission success. This Strategic Plan establishes our vision for transformational clean energy, science, and security solutions     more...

Lead the National Conversation on Energy: Message from the Secretary of US Department of Energy Steven Chu accompanying 2011 Strategic Plan – Discovery of America by Queltanews

Given the scale, longevity, and incumbency of energy systems, energy policy can be the most effective tool for promoting our energy goals. Energy policy development is a collaborative process among many stakeholders in the executive and legislative branches of the federal government.     more...
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"Multiprogram Oak Ridge National Laboratory: David DePaoli - Self-assembled nanostructured carbon for energy storage and water treatment – Discovery of America by Queltanews"

Energy storage devices are critical enabling technologies for a variety of renewable energy, transportation, and electrical grid, technologies. However
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