Department of Energy


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Department of Energy the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977
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In literature:

Let the kingdom be governed according to the Tao, and the manes of the departed will not manifest their spiritual energy.
"Tao Teh King" by Lao-Tze
In this department of research we must feel gratified by the energy of our countrymen who have entered upon it.
"Side-lights on Astronomy and Kindred Fields of Popular Science" by Simon Newcomb
He was the school fast bowler and concentrated his energies on that department of the game.
"Mike" by P. G. Wodehouse
It is the lines of the clouds that give some excitement, but they are only enough to suggest the dying energy of departing day.
"The Practice and Science Of Drawing" by Harold Speed
His former energy and resolution have all departed, sapped by the spectacle of extraordinary incompetence around him.
"Indiscreet Letters From Peking"
The Evangelistic Department was placed in charge of Mrs. Mary E. Hartt, of Brooklyn, in 1880, who gave to it her best thought and energy.
"Two Decades" by Frances W. Graham and Georgeanna M. Gardenier
We prefer to close out that department, and to put in all our energies to the development of our city.
"Aladdin & Co." by Herbert Quick
She came in, looking frail and feeble, but still with much of the energy and vitality that had seemed to have departed for ever.
"In Brief Authority" by F. Anstey
Full of zeal and energy, Worse departed, in order to make his preparations for the voyage.
"Skipper Worse" by Alexander Lange Kielland
The young, in their fulness of energy, in their desire for scope and freedom, are often in unseemly haste to see the old depart.
"Is Polite Society Polite?" by Julia Ward Howe

In news:

According to the Department of Energy's weekly report from the US Energy Information Administration, the price of diesel dropped an average of 2 cents per gallon to $4.01.
This Nov 3, 2012 photo shows wind turbines, alongside an electrical tower, at the National Wind Technology Center, run by the US Department of Energy, outside Boulder, Colo.
(AP)- The University of Colorado Boulder is line for a five-year, $9.2 million grant from the US Department of Energy to research how to manipulate E.
With a grant from the US Department of Energy, the team will use a nonpathogenic strain of E.
Scientists now have a way to more accurately compare how efficiently plants and photovoltaic cells convert sunlight into energy, thanks to findings by a research consortium that included a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist.
Eligibility requirements can be found online from the Iowa Department of Human Rights, which administers both energy assistance programs, or by calling 515 281-0859.
The Department of Energy releases a 10 year, 10-thousand page environmental impact study on the future of the Hanford cleanup.
Energy Star is a joint program of the US Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency.
In the US, the Department of Energy is expected to release a study before the end of the year on the domestic price consequences of LNG exports .
The Department of Energy announced plans to ramp up methane hydrate extraction research after a preliminary test was declared a success Wednesday.
Minnesota Department of Energy, Gasoline Pricing Facts for Consumers, accessed May 25, 2011.
State energy regulators have fined three Massachusetts utilities nearly $25 million for their response to two major storms in 2011.The penalties were announced Tuesday by the Department of Public Utilities after a yearlong investigation.
Scotland's Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Marine Energy Park has been officially launched by the United Kingdom's Department of Energy & Climate Change.
In the case of furnaces , the Department of Energy recently mandated that gas furnaces installed in this part of the country must have at least a 90 percent annual fuel efficiency rating, compared with the current standard of 80 percent.
Gas has plunged almost 50 cents since mid-September, according to the Department of Energy's weekly survey of filling stations, while diesel held over $4 a gallon in every week except two since mid-August.

In science:

DMR-0102457 and by the Department of Energy under Grant No.
Moving Beyond a Simple Model of Luminescence Rings in Quantum Well Structures
Department of Energy, the Japanese Monbukagakusho, and the Max Planck Society.
Anomalously low PAH emission from low-luminosity galaxies
This work was supported by the US Department of Energy (DOE), Grant No.
Localization of Polymers in Random Media: Analogy with Quantum Particles in Disorder
JCP is supported in part by Department of Energy Grant No.
Lepton Flavor Violation within a realistic SO(10)/G(224) Framework
Department of Energy under contract W-705ENG-36, through the LANL LDRD program, and by grant 0312510 from the Division of Materials Research at the National Science Foundation.
Spines of Random Constraint Satisfaction Problems: Definition and Connection with Computational Complexity