Tag Archives: clean energy

Fluor Plans to Support NuScale Reactor Project Through Potential $1.35B DOE Funding Vehicle

NuScale Power small modular nuclear reactor plant design

The Department of Energy has cleared a funding vehicle worth potentially $1.355B for a public power consortium-led project that includes construction of a small modular reactor plant by NuScale Power, which Fluor holds a majority stake in. Fluor said Monday it plans to support Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems and NuScale in establishing a clean-energy SMR system through UAMPS' Carbon Free Power Project.

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Tetra Tech to Support USAID Clean Energy Programs in Central Asia

Tetra Tech has received a four-year, $24 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from to support the U.S. Agency for International Development‘s efforts to accelerate adoption of clean energy services throughout Central Asia. The company said Thursday it will assist USAID and the agency’s Central Asian country partners to implement sustainable energy services in the region …

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Tetra Tech Lands $57M USAID Contract to Promote Clean Energy in Pakistan

The U.S. Agency for International Development has awarded Tetra Tech a $57 million contract to help USAID promote clean energy practices in Pakistan. Tetra Tech said Thursday it will support project developers and investors in efforts to secure private sector funding sources to generate 2,000 to 3,000 megawatts of electricity over the next four years as part …

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DOE Lab, Exelon Enter Clear Energy Systems R&D Agreement

The Energy Department‘s Argonne National Laboratory and Exelon have signed a five-year cooperative research-and-development agreement to explore new technology that could support clean energy goals and help develop a next-generation energy grid. Exelon said Tuesday the partnership aims to combine the company’s market knowledge with Argonne’s research and expertise in energy production and delivery. The agreement …

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DOE Selects 43 Small Businesses for Clean Energy Projects Under 2nd Round of SB Vouchers Pilot

The Energy Department has selected 43 small businesses to collaborate with 12 national laboratories to develop next-generation clean energy technology as part of the $8 million second round of the Small Business Vouchers pilot program. The small businesses will each receive vouchers worth up to $300,000 and the opportunity to work with the various …

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DOE, Indian S&T Ministry to Help Fund Smart Grid, Energy Storage Research Under US-India Partnership

A partnership between the U.S. and India that seeks to advance grid modernization will collaborate with the private sectors in the respective countries to provide a $30 million funding opportunity for a five-year smart grid and energy storage research project. The Energy Department and India’s ministry of science and technology will each …

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Tetra Tech Gets $84M in Additional USAID Contract Funds for Power Africa Program; Dan Batrack Comments

Tetra Tech has received $84 million in additional contract funds from the U.S. Agency for International Development to expand work on the Power Africa program. President Barack Obama launched the Power Africa initiative in 2013 in an effort to provide electricity access to approximately 60 million households and companies in sub-Saharan …

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Deloitte Consulting Lands USAID Support Contract for Climate Change Program in Vietnam

Deloitte Consulting has been awarded a $9.4 million contract to provide professional support services for the U.S. Agency for International Development's climate change initiative in Vietnam. USAID said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday the Vietnam Low Emission Energy Program seeks to promote the deployment of low-emission energy platforms in …

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General Atomics Begins Central Solenoid Fabrication for Int’l Fusion Energy Project

General Atomics has begun the fabrication of the central solenoid for an experimental tokamak fusion reactor as part of U.S. participation in the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor project on the potential of fusion energy. The company said Friday the ITER central solenoid is a superconducting electromagnet weighing at 1,000 tons with a stored energy …

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NIST Opens Solicitation Period for 2015 R&D Small Business R&D Grants

The Small Business Innovation Research program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking technology development proposals for advanced manufacturing, climate change and clean energy, cybersecurity, healthcare and bioscience. NIST said Wednesday it will award grants of up to $100,000 for research projects on the identified fields of study as part of phase …

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