Tag Archives: Communications and Outreach

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Demonstrating our communication, outreach, and facilitation expertise, Nexight Group organized, publicized, and moderated a webinar to release the results of a two-year study that we worked with The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop. The study identifies advances in materials and

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Nexight Group received four awards for technical communication pieces that were submitted for the 2011–2012 Summit Competition in the Society for Technical Communication’s (STC) Washington, DC metro chapter. The STC evaluates submissions for factors such as organization, the scope of the content, document design, clarity, tone, and ability to effectively

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In October, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) launched the Propane Exceptional Product program, a new program that offers financial incentives to construction professionals, homeowners, and businesses who purchase and use selected new propane-fueled products. The program is designed to gather real-world performance data on the propane industry’s latest

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In pursuing its mission to ensure the availability of ultraclean near-zero emission, abundant, and low-cost domestic energy from coal, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Clean Coal (OCC) conducts a series of independent Peer Reviews, led by the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), for each of its Strategic

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On April 5, Ross Brindle, Executive Vice President at Nexight, led a full-day training course on energy technology roadmapping as part of the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Energy Training Week. Held at IEA’s headquarters in Paris, Energy Training Week offered five days of free intensive training to government officials and

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Innovation in materials science and processing will be a powerful enabler of long-term national and global targets for energy efficiency and carbon emissions reduction. Materials science and engineering breakthroughs can speed the development of advanced energy technologies and infrastructure and support large-scale deployment of renewable energy. Aiming to build a

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Reliable access to cost-effective electricity is the backbone of the U.S. economy, and electrical energy storage is an integral element in this system. Without significant investments in stationary electrical energy storage, the current electric grid infrastructure will increasingly struggle to provide reliable, affordable electricity, and will jeopardize the transformational changes

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The recent disaster in the Gulf of Mexico heightened public awareness of the large-scale, complex systems that are vital to the U.S. economy—and the widespread social, economic, and environmental impacts that occur when these systems fail. Successful design and safe operation of complex systems have consequences beyond the businesses that

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Responding to growing and urgent concerns about the consequences of climate change, many countries have begun the shift to more sustainable forms of energy. However, integrating new energy sources requires extensive time and resources. At a time when the global economic slowdown continues to weigh on all nations, no one

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Vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices (VBIEDs) – or “car bombs”– use a vehicle as the package to deliver a massive explosion. These devices can cause extensive damage because of the large amount of explosives a vehicle can contain. However, when detonated near chemical plants or chemical storage facilities, the lethality and

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