DOE-EERE Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Power, Douglas Hollett. (DOE photo)

DOE-EERE Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Power, Douglas Hollett. (DOE photo)

In his role as Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Power, Douglas Hollett oversees research, development, and demonstration of a diverse clean-energy portfolio that includes power generation from wind, solar, geothermal, conventional hydropower, and marine and hydrokinetic resources, as well as grid-integration of these renewable technologies.

An artist’s rendering of the falling-particle receiver mounted atop a solar tower (and heated by the concentrated thermal energy of a heliostat field, light triangle at lower right).

An artist’s rendering of the falling-particle receiver mounted atop a solar tower (and heated by the concentrated thermal energy of a heliostat field, represented by the light triangle at lower right).

During his June 10th visit, Mr. Hollett toured

was briefed on Sandia’s solar, wind, and water power and grid-modernization and cybersecurity programs.

In addition, he was given a detailed presentation on our falling-particle receiver project.