DOE Plans Shift In R&D Direction | October 3, 2011 Issue - Vol. 89 Issue 40 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 89 Issue 40 | p. 9 | News of The Week
Issue Date: October 3, 2011

DOE Plans Shift In R&D Direction

Review: Transportation-related R&D, electric vehicle development to grow
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: DOE, Office of Science, electric cars

The Department of Energy must reshuffle its research direction, according to an expert panel created to guide the agency’s research needs over the next four years. In particular, the panel recommends a shift toward transportation-related R&D and away from aid to stationary sources of clean electricity.

Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Under Secretary for Science Steven E. Koonin rolled out the panel’s report, the “Quadrennial Technology Review,” on Sept. 27 at . . .

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