Oct. 18, 2010: DOE Online Portal Summarizes Technologies Available for Licensing
According to DOE, these summaries explain technologies from a market opportunities perspective. The summaries offer a description of a technology; highlight the potential benefits, applications, advantages, and stage of development; and can connect investors and organizations to the proper licensing contact.
Technologies featured on the portal are organized into 14 categories including building energy efficiency; energy analysis models, tools, and software; geothermal; hydrogen and fuel cell; solar photovoltaic, and solar thermal. The site features a streamlined search for specific technologies, and allows the user to browse by subject area and sign up for e-mail updates.
In addition to the summaries focused on market opportunities for these technologies, the portal also has access to information on more than 14,000 patents and patent applications created using DOE funding since 1992.
For more information, visit http://techportal.eere.energy.gov/.
Publication date: 10/18/2010