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April 30, 2020
April 9, 2020–WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced up to $38 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program, Submarine Hydrokinetic And Riverine Kilo-megawatt Systems (SHARKS). The program seeks to design economically attractive Hydrokinetic Turbines (HKT) for tidal and riverine currents. “America’s tidal and riverine currents remain...
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There is still plenty of untapped renewable energy to be scoured from running water — and the U.S. Department of Energy is determined to pry it loose with $38 million for a newly announced research program.  The new announcement lends additional support to the prospects for deploying renewables as an economic recovery strategy in the...
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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics lists turbine service technicians as one of twenty occupations with the highest percent change of employment between 2018-28.  To view the list, click here.
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Several dozen schools have stopped investing at least partially in fossil fuels, but there is debate over how much the move slows the effects of climate change or affects the bottom line of companies like Chevron and Exxon Mobil.  Michael Melia reports for the Associated Press here.
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Environmentalists and some lawmakers are pushing for more alternative energy as the nation marks the 10th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.  The News Service of Florida’s Jim Saunders reports via WLRN here.
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