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HPC4EI to Release Spring Solicitation Funding Opportunity

April 12, 2022 — The U.S. Department of Energy’s High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation Initiative (HPC4EI) announced today it will issue a spring 2022 solicitation in May 2022. More information about this notice of intent are posted on SAM.gov. Selected projects will be awarded up to $300,000 to support computing cycles and work performed by DOE […]

HPC4EI: Applications Open for National Lab HPC to Improve Energy Efficiency

The US Department of Energy’s HPC4EI (High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation) program, designed for companies interested in helping the U.S. move toward an equitable clean energy future, is now accepting applications for materials or manufacturing projects. U.S. companies can apply for up to $300,000 to fund work with DOE national laboratory scientists and supercomputing […]

DOE: $50M for Fusion Energy Research Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide up to $50 million to support U.S. scientists conducting experimental research in fusion energy science at tokamak and spherical tokamak facilities in the U.S. and around the globe. The DOE funding opportunities, “Collaborative Research on International and Domestic Spherical Tokamaks” and “Collaborative Research in Magnetic Fusion […]

Sandia Materials and Computer Scientists Help Create Alloys for Hydrogen Energy Storage, Transmission

LIVERMORE, Calif., Sept. 20, 2021 — A Sandia National Laboratories team of materials scientists and computer scientists, with some international collaborators, have spent more than a year creating 12 new alloys — and modeling hundreds more — that demonstrate how machine learning can help accelerate the future of hydrogen energy by making it easier to […]

High Performance Data Center Services Provider Verne Global Acquired by Digital 9 Infrastructure for £231M

Verne Global, the Iceland-based data center services provider utilizing that island country’s zero-carbon geothermal energy resources for high intensity computing, announced yesterday it has been acquired by UK-based Digital 9 Infrastructure plc (D9), a new investment trust investing in digital infrastructure assets, in a deal valued at approximately £231 million in cash. Verne Global’s 40 […]

Veteran Argonne System Helps Find Method to Convert CO2 into Ethanol

By supercomputing standards, Argonne National Lab’s Bebop (stood up in 2017, 1.75 teraflops, bumped off the Top500 list after the June 2019 ranking) seems something of a second-tier player. But veteran, formerly non-Top500 systems like Bebop can still take a star turn, as shown by the results of a research team from Northern Illinois University […]