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ORNL released information about a variety of research occurring at the Lab. The July Story Tips contains information about autonomous vehicles, fusion energy, methane production, additive manufacturing, and minimizing utility costs.
DOE awarded $2.1 million across 9 collaborative projects between DOE national laboratories and private industry aimed at overcoming challenges in fusion energy development. Fusion energy research seeks to harness the energy that powers the sun and stars as a clean, safe, and abundant source of energy on earth.
Jens Dilling has been selected director of institutional strategic planning for the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He will join the lab on August 9. ORNL’s annual strategic planning process synthesizes inputs from a range of DOE sources to create a comprehensive plan for the laboratory and produces planning products such as the lab agenda.
Navarro Research and Engineering has received a potential $100 million contract from the Department of Energy to provide technical assistance services for DOE’s Carlsbad Field Office in New Mexico.