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TVA Creates ‘In Charge: Life with an Electric Vehicle’ Video Series

The ‘In Charge: Life with an Electric Vehicle Series’ was created to engage and inform consumers on the many benefits of EVs. Watch the five-episode series where host Raven Hernandez takes you behind the wheel of five super-charged electric vehicles (EVs) in this high-energy, road-tripping video series.

Lab-in-a-Box Program Hits Major Milestone

The Roane State’s Community College program has placed three kits in all 27 rural schools involved in the program. Lab-in-a-Box evolved from an initiative begun 11 years ago by the East Tennessee Economic Council to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education in rural schools.

Boston Government Services Receives DOD Cybersecurity Authorization

Boston Government Services, an ETEC member headquartered in Oak Ridge, is the fourth company in the nation to pass the Department of Defense Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification. BGS is now a certified CMMC Third-Party Assessor Organization authorized to conduct compliance assessments for federal contractors. 

Viewpoint: Demonstration AND test reactors: both are necessary for innovation

The impacts of climate change are playing out in real-time all over the world, including in the United States. Oppressive heat domes have blanketed most of the country, severe flooding and storms continue to grow in intensity, and forest fires on the West Coast are ripping through acres of dry land with smoke that can be seen all the way on the East Coast.

High-Power Wireless Vehicle Charging Technology Licensed by HEVO

DOE’s ORNL has licensed its wireless charging technology for electric vehicles to Brooklyn-based HEVO. The system provides the world’s highest power levels in the smallest package and could one day enable electric vehicles to be charged as they are driven at highway speeds.

UT Collaborates with AT&T on 5G Research and Technology

Now the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is poised to play a role in how 5G and its successors are utilized, helping to address some of the main concerns about the technology in the process thanks to an agreement with communications giant AT&T that will establish a 5G+ presence on campus, including a test bed.

ORNL’s simulation tool creates digital twin of buildings from coast to coast

A new tool that simulates the energy profile of every building in America will give homeowners, utilities and companies a quick way to determine energy use and cost-effective retrofits that can reduce energy and carbon emissions. Researchers at DOE’s ORNL have developed a modeling program that provides energy details for every one of the 129 million buildings across the United States using publicly available data.