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Batteries and Energy Storage: Federal Initiatives Supported Similar Technologies and Goals but Had Key Differences
GAO-12-842: Published: Aug 30, 2012. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 2012.
GAO identified 39 battery and energy storage initiatives with a variety of key characteristics that were implemented across six agencies: the Departments of Energy (DOE) and Defense (DOD), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). These in...
Energy Research: Recovery of Federal Investment in Technology Development Projects
T-RCED-96-225: Published: Aug 1, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1996.
GAO discussed the Department of Energy's (DOE) investment in technology development projects, focusing on the: (1) extent to which DOE requires repayment for its investment in such projects; and (2) advantages and disadvantages of the DOE repayment policy. GAO noted that: (1) DOE rarely requires repayment for its investment in cost-shared technology projects; (2) four projects require repayment fo...
Energy Research: Opportunities Exist to Recover Federal Investment in Technology Development Projects
RCED-96-141: Published: Jun 26, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Energy's (DOE) cost-sharing arrangements it has with the private sector to fund technology development programs, focusing on the: (1) extent to which DOE requires repayment of its investment in cost-shared technology development; and (2) advantages and disadvantages of repayment.GAO found that: (1) of the many cost-shared technolo...