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Savannah River Site shipments to WIPP delayed until facility reopens in 2016

...a radiation release in February, and the U.S. Energy Department said full scale operations won't resume until 2019...million, according to a report released Tuesday by the Energy Department.Savannah River Site has sent 15,000 cubic meters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/savannah-river-site-shipment
SolarCity loan deal could propel rooftop market

...a California residential customer this year through July was 15.9 cents per kilowatt-hour, according to the Energy Department.Rive says he expects that by the middle of next year more than half of SolarCity customers will chose to go with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-08/solarcity-loan-deal-could-
US predicts less oppressive heating bills this winter

...Heating bills should be lower this winter, says the Energy Department, because the deep freeze that chilled much of the...consumption and lower prices mean a big break. The Energy Department predicts the average will be $3.63 per gallon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-07/us-predicts-less-oppressiv
U.S. Energy Department disputes South Carolina's refusal to extend tank closure deadline

A battle between the state of South Carolina and U.S. Energy Department escalated last week as the two sides continue to debate deadlines for cleaning up Cold War-era nuclear waste storage tanks at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-22/us-energy-department-dispute
Costs increase nearly $1 billion for salt waste facility at Savannah River Site

...risen nearly $1 billion, according to an official at the South Carolina site.Latest projections from the U.S. Energy Department estimate the Salt Waste Processing Facility will cost $2.3 billion to build and start up ? an increase of $982...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-17/costs-increase-nearly-1-bill
Across South Carolina

...said its nuclear engineering program had received a $4 million federal research grant.The school said the U.S. Energy Department also awarded the grants to Geor gia Tech, the Massa chusetts Institute of Tech nol ogy, the University of Wis consin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-11/across-south-carolina
Gas prices falling, headed below $3 in much of US

...consumers respond by burning more fuel.But many predict moderate oil and gasoline prices for this year and next. The Energy Department estimates the national average gasoline price for all of 2014 will be $3.46 a gallon, its lowest annual average...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-25/gas-prices-falling-headed-
South Carolina denies request to postpone tank closures at Savannah River Site

...giving any leeway to the U.S. Energy Department's deadlines for cleaning up...Control denied a request from the Energy Department to postpone the closure date...a significant delay and the Energy Department did not make "timely efforts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-02/south-carolina-denies-reques
Wind, solar farms are being put into new companies called yieldcos

...projects."It's the biggest thing going on in energy finance," says Peter Davidson, executive director of the Energy Department's loans programs office, which lent money to projects that are now in yieldco portfolios. "We think it's the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-01/wind-solar-farms-are-being
Report highlights ongoing concerns with aging SRS infrastructure

...systems," the report says.Energy Department spokesman Jim Giusti said in...Reuse Organization, said the Energy Department's Office of En viron mental...support future work, including an Energy Department proposal to accept German spent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-16/report-highlights-ongoing-co