Batteries and Energy Storage: Federal Initiatives Supported Similar Technologies and Goals but Had Key Differences Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Batteries and Energy Storage: Federal Initiatives Supported Similar Technologies and Goals but Had Key Differences

Creator

  • Author: United States. Government Accountability Office.
    Creator Type: Organization

Publisher

  • Name: United States. Government Accountability Office.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2012-08-30

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "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 initiatives obligated over $1.3 billion from fiscal years 2009 through 2012. Initiatives supported a variety of technologies, uses, advancement activities, and goals. Several types of recipients were eligible for funding, such as private industry, universities, and federal labs, through contracts, grants, and other mechanisms."

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Government accountability -- United States.
  • Keyword: energy
  • Keyword: science and technology
  • Keyword: batteries and energy storage
  • Keyword: letter report

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Government Accountability Office Reports
    Code: GAORT

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Rights

  • Rights License: pd

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Report No.: GAO-12-842
  • Accession or Local Control No: 647741
  • URL: http://gao.gov/products/GAO-12-842
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc296652