EERE Network News
November 07, 2012
News and Events
The Energy Department's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has debuted the Titan supercomputer, a system capable of a theoretical peak performance exceeding 20 trillion calculations per second (or 20 petaflops).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced $107.5 million in loan guarantees to modernize and improve rural electric systems, including nearly $3 million in Smart Grid technologies in North Dakota and Wisconsin.
The largest solar photovoltaic (PV) power system in the U.S. Navy, a 13.78-megawatt PV system at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, California, has been completed.
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and its Bureau of Ocean Energy Management have reached agreement on the first commercial lease under DOI's "Smart from the Start" initiative for offshore wind energy development. The lease is for a site off the Delaware coast.
The INCITE (Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment) program provides serious processing hours on the Energy Department's supercomputers to dozens of brilliant people working on the toughest problems.