Category Archives: Department of Energy

Article Excerpt: Washington Closure Hanford has settled on a plan for one of its most hazardous environmental cleanup assignments — retrieving radioactive waste dropped down long pipes buried vertically in the ground. The Department of Energy contractor is proposing a … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: General Electric is sending its troops to Colorado to conquer the thin film solar panel business. The 38th state will play home to a new facility that leverages the supermodel-thin panel know-how of PrimeStar Solar, which GE scooped up back … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: The Oak Ridge National Laboratory will use Nvidia processors to build one of the world’s fastest supercomputers for its Department of Energy (DOE) facility. Oak Ridge already is at work on the first phase of the so-called “Titan” … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: One out of eight U.S. Army casualties in Iraq was the result of protecting fuel convoys. This statistic, derived from an Army study looking at fuel convoys in Iraq from 2003 to 2007, is a powerful incentive for … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: The Department of Energy plans to detail the inaccuracies in the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board’s highly critical review of the safety culture at Hanford’s vitrification plant, Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman said in a message to employees. … Continue reading

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