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Department of Energy Collection (145 Books)


DOE is leading the effort to address the challenge of Global Climate Change through innovative programs and cutting edge technologies. The DOE collection contains publications on a wide variety of energy information, addressing topics such as energy savings tips, Researchers, Climate Changes, Market Trends, Energy Sources, Health, Safety and Security, Science and Technology.

 
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Virginia Team Wins Again at National Science Bowl

By: Spencer Abraham

Excerpt: Kansa City Plant fire protection specialists Willam Cochram and Randy Osboen, and fire protection sergeant Roosevelt Reed were presented the American Red Cross Certificate of Merit for Saving the life of a coworker in cardiac arrest through the combined use of CRF and an automated external defibrillator.

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Sandia National Laboratories Be There Now Hardware

By: Spencer Abraham

Excerpt: ?The Climate Change technology initiatives launched by President Bush are a top priority of this Department,? Secretary Abraham said. ?Dave Conover has the ideal background to head the Climate Change Technology Program and develop a comprehensive research and development plan and implement the key recommendations.?

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Department Requests $23. 4 Billion for Fiscal Year 2004

By: Spencer Abraham

Excerpt: In remarks to laboratory employees, Secretary Abraham announced the decision by President George W. Bush that the United States will join the negotiations for the construction and operation of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), a major international magnetic fusion research project. He praised PPPL staff for advancing the promise of fusion energy and stressed that ?it is imperative we maintain and enhance our strong domestic research pr...

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Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Briefing

By: Spencer Abraham

Excerpt: On Feb. 4, Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham released the Department of Energy?s (DOE) Fiscal Year 2003 budget request to Congress. The $21.9 billion request is an increase of over $580 million, or 2.7 percent, from the current fiscal year?s appropriations. There was a large turnout at the press and formal stakeholder briefings and program-specific breakout sessions at DOE Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Joining Secretary Abraham (at the podium) at the formal...

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Department Decides to Deactivate Fftf Fermi Lab Contract Extended ...

By: Spencer Abraham

Excerpt: Researchers Morris Bullock (right) and Prasenjit Ghosh of the Department of Energy?s Brookhaven National Laboratory prepare for an experiment to test a new class of catalysts that they developed with DuPont for converting renewable feedstocks to useful industrial materials. Industrial chemical and fibers are traditionally derived from petroleum- based feedstocks. These plant-based products may offer an economically advantageous, energy-saving, environmentally fr...

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Department Takes the Lead with E-Government Action Plan Fuel Econo...

By: Spencer Abraham

Excerpt: President Ford authorized creation of the SPR when he signed the Energy Policy and Conservation Act on Dec. 22, 1975. Construction of the first surface facilities began in June 1977, and the first oil was delivered to SPR the following month. Today, the SPR is the largest emergency oil stockpile in the world.

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2003 American Solar Challenge Official Starting Lineup

Excerpt: Starting Team Car # Time 9:00 Kansas State University 28 9:01 University of Minnesota 35 9:02 University of Missouri - Rolla 42 9:03 University of Missouri - Columbia 43 9:04 University of Toronto 11 9:05 University of Waterloo 24 9:06 North Dakota State University 22 9:07 Auburn University 7 9:08 CalSol 254 9:09 Principia College 32 9:10 Queen's University 100 9:11 Western Michigan University 786 9:12 Purdue University 314 9:13 University of Pennsylvania 76 9:1...

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Rocky Flats Closure Project

Excerpt: With its complex piping systems, dangerous liquids, 240 glove boxes and tremendous levels of contamination, B771 is the first nuclear facility of its type and magnitude to ever be decommissioned. Building 771 was one of the first major buildings to be constructed and placed into operations at Rocky Flats. It began operations in May 1953 and initially was the primary facility for plutonium operations at the site.

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Report of the National Energy Policy Development Group Errata

Excerpt: Chapter 1 Page 1-16, New Hampshire should read New England must conserve power on hot days to avoid summer blackouts as NERC's 2001 Summer Outlook projects tight capacity conditions in the region.. Chapter 5 Page 5-6, line 38: should read ??widening natural fractures and creating new fractures to provide paths?? Chapter 7 Page 7-14, column 2, line 44, ?3.3? should read ?6.1? Page 7-14, column 2, line 46, ?229? should read ?282?

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Special Report U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector Gener...

By: Gregory H. Friedman

Excerpt: The University of California operates the Los Alamos National Laboratory for the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration Among its many vital missions, the Laboratory ensures the safety, security and reliability of the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile.

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Report to Congress: Impacts of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commi...

Excerpt: The SMD case represents a future in which all components of the proposed SMD are implemented successfully. RTOs operate in all regions; each RTO uses locational marginal pricing (LMP);2 each RTO has eliminated internal transmission charges and minimized internal barriers to wholesale electricity commerce; and similar barriers have been reduced between RTOs. The status of retail competition is unchanged from the Non-SMD case, and reserve margin requirements are a...

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U.S. Firms to Help in Russian Reactor Shutdown, Brooks Sworn in as...

By: Spencer Abraham

Excerpt: Researcher Ted Besman of the Department of Energy?s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) displays the carbon composite bipolar plate that he and fellow ORNL researchers developed. A bipolar plate, a key component of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell used to power advanced technology vehicles, is traditionally made of machined graphite. The ORNL-developed bipolar plate is made of fiber-reinforced carbon material that separates cells in a fuel cell and ac...

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Research and Current Activities

By: Spencer Abraham

Excerpt: Collectively, these technology-related activities form an integral part of a comprehensive U.S. strategy on climate change that rests on three pillars ? science, technology, and international cooperation. They also complement the recent Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) strategic plan, which represents an unprecedented effort to advance our knowledge of climate variability, the potential response of the climate system to growing greenhouse gas concentrations...

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Libyan Nuclear Materials in Secure Storage at Y-12

By: Spencer Abraham

Excerpt: A joint American and British team that included personnel from the U.S. Departments of Energy, State, and Defense brought the materials back to the United States for evaluation, testing, and destruction, and placed them under secure storage at the Y-12 facility. Some future shipments of materials will be stored at Y-12 as Libya carries out its decision to dispose of its holdings of weapons of mass destruction.

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U.S. Department of Energy Budget Roll-Out Media Availability Secre...

Excerpt: We're pleased to be here to give you an overview of the Department of Energy's budget for the next fiscal year. At $24.3 billion, the FY '05 budget request will be the largest in the history of this department. This year's budget proposal represents a nearly 4 percent increase over last year's submission and an increase of about 27 percent since we took office in 2001. Those figures reflect the president's confidence in the work done here as well as the importan...

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Report to Congress: Impacts of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commi...

Excerpt: MAPS is a specialized tool widely used by the electricity industry to analyze transmission issues on a regional basis. It is used to project the functioning of the generation and transmission infrastructure in great detail under different assumptions over the relatively near term (i.e., about 4 years, through 2007). Using MAPS for longer term analyses would require adding a large amount of user-specified detail about expected demand growth, new generation capaci...

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Office of Management, Budget and Evaluation (Series Report)

By: Susan J. Grant

Excerpt: Office of Management, Budget and Evaluation

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Office of Financial Management (Me-10)

By: Helen Sherman

Excerpt: Office of Financial Policy Director, Dean Olson ME-11 Office of Corporate Financial Systems Director, Warren Huffer ME-13 Energy Finance and Accounting Service Center Director, Wendy L. Miller ME-14 Office of Working Capital Fund Director, Howard Borgstrom ME-15 Office of Finance and Oversight Director (Vacant) Phil Pegnato, Acting ME-12

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Office of Management, Budget and Evaluation (Series Report)

By: John Newell

Excerpt: Dean Childs Team Lead

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Office of Management, Budget and Evaluation (Series Report)

By: Dean G. Olson

Excerpt: Accounting and Contract Finance Team Robert Myers, Team Leader

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