Stories with the tag: Energy
A common plant puts out a welcome mat to bacteria seeking to invade, and scientists at EMSL and PNNL are part of the team that discovered the mat’s molecular mix.
Release Date: 4/24/2014
Researchers caught this iron-based catalyst in the act of splitting a hydrogen molecule in two. This will help them develop cheaper fuel cells by using catalysts based on common metals.
Release Date: 4/23/2014
Geologic and soil processes are to blame for significant baseline levels of arsenic in soil throughout Ohio, according to a study led by a PNNL scientist.
Release Date: 4/16/2014
A new, PNNL-developed nanomaterial called a metal organic framework could extend the lifespan of lithium-sulfur batteries, which could be used to increase the driving range of electric vehicles.
Release Date: 4/15/2014
PNNL scientists working with colleagues from Laos and Brazil – areas where huge dams are being built or planned – have published new findings on keeping fish healthy as they pass through dams and other hydropower structures.
Release Date: 4/14/2014
PNNL has joined a consortium that aims to accelerate the rollout of an infrastructure for hydrogen-powered vehicles and related technologies.
Release Date: 3/19/2014
By adjusting water discharges in ways designed to boost salmon productivity, officials at Priest Rapids dam in central Washington were able to more than triple the numbers of juvenile salmon downstream of the dam over a 30-year period.
Release Date: 2/25/2014
PNNL will display a broad range of its clean energy projects at ARPA-E’s 2014 Energy Innovation Summit, including: making power transmission more efficient, cheaper ways to extract lightweight metals, new methods for energy-efficient cooling and more.
Release Date: 2/21/2014
Scientists have created a microbattery, just slightly larger than a long grain of rice, that packs twice the energy compared to current microbatteries used to monitor the movements of salmon through rivers in the Pacific Northwest and around the world.
Release Date: 2/17/2014
Construction on a new energy research facility at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Richland campus will begin this April.
Release Date: 1/29/2014