On May 9, Acting Secretary Daniel Poneman announced the awarding of 88 grants to small businesses that focus on clean energy technologies. Winning projects, which are located in 28 states, focus on a range of issues including organic LED lighting panels and a laser ultrasound visualization tool to evaluate nuclear reactor components. The grants total $16 billion, and funding is made possible through the Department’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.