Monday, November 23, 2009

DOE earmarks $104.7M for national laboratory facilities

While visiting Sandia National Laboratories, Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman announced $104.7 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for eight new projects to establish critical research and testing facilities at seven Department of Energy National Laboratories, including Berkeley Lab, which will receive $15.9 million to build and operate a National User Facility for Net-Zero Energy Buildings Research that will contain a series of coordinated integration test beds that address key technical challenges for net-zero energy buildings. More>