(Jackson Sun) [Editorial] A report released Thursday by the Tennessee Solar Institute paints a positive picture and a potentially bright future for the solar industry in Tennessee. But Tennessee faces competition from other states such as North Carolina and Georgia. The study urges state officials to remain aggressive in developing the solar industry...
Tennessee already has established the Volunteer State Solar Initiative that includes the University of Tennessee and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory...12/12
With energy prices having gone from bad to worse and back to just bad in the last couple of months, homeowners are more determined than ever to find ways to save on heating bills. The solution, experts say, is simple. “Adding insulation is the first thing a homeowner should do,” said Jeff Christian, of the United States Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tenn...12/13
(Knoxville News Sentinel) David Young, deputy exercise program manager in the National Nuclear Security Administration's Office of Emergency Response and leader of the Nuclear Incident Team, today received the federal agency's Linton Brooks Medal for Public Service...12/12
(DOE Press Release) The U.S. Department of Energy today announced more than $7 million to fund four projects in California, Washington and Oregon to advance hydrogen storage technologies to be used in fuel cell electric vehicles...12/12
The Obama administration said it has delivered a formal request to Iran for the return of a U.S. surveillance drone captured by Iranian armed forces, but is not hopeful that Iran will comply...12/12
Prepare the dissection table. Iran says it’s planning to disassemble its prized acquisition: a CIA-operated drone that apparently crashed in its territory. Its goal: to learn how the drone, apparently a stealth RQ-170 Sentinel, evades radar and how its top-secret sensors work...12/12