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Secretary Chu Announces $620 Million for Smart Grid Demonstration and Energy Storage Projects

At an event in Columbus, Ohio, Secretary Chu announced that the Department of Energy is awarding $620 million for projects around the country to demonstrate advanced Smart Grid technologies and integrated systems that will help build a smarter, more efficient, more resilient electrical grid.


Argonne National Lab Acquires First SiCortex SC5832

SiCortex, the first company to engineer a Linux cluster from the silicon up, today announced that the first production model of an SC5832, its flagship 5,8 teraflop system, will be installed at the US Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, Illinois.


Helping Ontarians Go Green And Get Green At Home

A $150 million investment will help Ontario homeowners fight climate change, conserve energy and adopt green technologies, Premier McGuinty announced today.


McGuinty Government Sets Ambitious, Realistic Greenhouse Gas Targets

Premier Dalton McGuinty says Ontario will build on its efforts to fight climate change by setting aggressive targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of the government's climate change plan.


New Technology Helps Reduce Environmental Impacts of Biowaste

Funding from the Queensland Government will help commercialise solid waste management research into a new specialised treatment plant leading to major environmental benefits for the State.


Province Strengthening Environmental Education

The McGuinty government is strengthening environmental education by continuing its support of the EcoSchools program and launching two youth websites, Education Minister Kathleen Wynne and Environment Minister Laurel Broten announced today.


Canada and U.S. Move Forward to Reduce Air Pollutants

US EPA Administrator Stephen L Johnson and the Honorable John Baird, Canada's Minister of the Environment, announced today that Canada and the United States will begin negotiation of an annex to the US-Canada Air Quality Agreement aimed at reducing the cross-border flow of air pollution and its impact on the health and ecosystems of Canadians and Americans.


Council for Science and Technology Reviews Government's Nanotechnologies Progress

The Government's leading advisers on science and technology fear that Britain may be falling behind in its engagement with the fast developing field of nanotechnologies.



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