DOE Awards Funding To Three Innovative Wind Energy Technologies

NAW Staff, Thursday 21 February 2013 - 12:25:32

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has awarded 70 grants totaling $10.5 million to small businesses to develop clean energy technologies designed to improve manufacturing processes, boost the efficiency of buildings, reduce reliance on foreign oil and generate electricity from renewable energy.

The projects will explore concepts in a variety of areas, including improving the performance of batteries, increasing the efficiency of engines, developing advanced materials and manufacturing methods, and reducing the supply-chain vulnerabilities for rare-earth materials. Sixty-three awards will go to Small Business Innovation Research projects, and another seven will go to Small Business Technology Transfer projects.

Three of the awards will go to small businesses that will develop innovative wind energy technologies, including the following projects:

The full list of the projects receiving funding is available here.

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