Energy awards $92 million in clean-tech grants

The federal Department of Energy on Monday awarded $92 million for 43 clean-energy research projects across the country, including 11 projects in California that will receive a total of $22 million, reports. The projects include $1.6 million to the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for energy storage and more than $5 million to HRL Laboratories in Malibu to develop low-cost battery chargers for electric cars.

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