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Distributed Energy Projects -- Investing in American Energy: Title XVII Open Solicitations

US Dept. of Energy
http://www.energy.gov/lpo/distributed-energy-projects

At the National Clean Energy Summit 8.0 in Nevada, President Obama announced that the Loan Programs Office (LPO) has issued guidance for potential applicants on the kinds of Distributed Energy Projects it can support, in the form of supplements to its existing… 124 more words

Energy And Climate

Latest PCAST Report Encourages New Categories For IT Investments

Earlier this month the President’s Council of Advisers on Science and Technology (PCAST) released its latest report, focused on the Network and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) program.  333 more words

Science Policy: General

Contested Technologies and Design for Values: The Case of Shale Gas

Belfer Center, Kennedy School, Harvard Univ. / by Marloes Dignum, Aad Correljé, Eefje Cuppen, Udo Pesch, Behnam Taebi
http://bit.ly/1IKAkKC

The introduction of new energy technologies may lead to public resistance and contestation. 220 more words

Energy And Climate

Congressional Black Caucus Calls on Silicon Valley to Improve Diversity

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus traveled to Silicon Valley this week to deliver a message: Technology companies need to hire more black Americans.

Caucus members met with some of the industry’s biggest employers — Apple, Google, Intel, SAP and Pandora — to seek an accounting of how these companies plan to achieve their stated goal of a more diverse workforce. 583 more words

General

White House Demo Day Strategy Seems Counterproductive

Earlier this year the White House announced (earlier than I thought) a White House Demo Day, scheduled for August 4.  This is not to be confused with the Demo Day held at the White House… 231 more words

Government

White House Launches Effort To Revise Biotechnology Regulation

While I find the timing suspect, on Thursday John Holdren, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), announced (along with other senior White House staff) the Administration will be reviewing the… 397 more words

Science Policy: General