Stories with the tag: Energy
Highly insulating triple-pane windows keep a house snug and cozy, but it takes two decades or more for the windows to pay off financially based on utility-bill savings.
Release Date: 12/4/2013
Scientists have captured redox reactions inside living cells of Synechococcus, a tiny organism that’s big in the world of biofuels research.
Release Date: 11/25/2013
Understanding the structure of the proteins that make up electrically conducting nanowires in some bacteria could help fields as diverse as energy production, carbon recycling and computer miniaturization.
Release Date: 11/12/2013
Scientists looking to create a potent blend of enzymes to transform materials like corn stalks and wood chips into fuels have developed a test that should turbocharge their efforts.
Release Date: 11/4/2013
Putting new super-efficient rooftop HVAC units in broad use would be about equal to taking 700,000 cars off the road each year in terms of saved energy and reduced pollution, according to a new PNNL study.
Release Date: 10/28/2013
Inflate your tires. Accelerate slowly. Change the oil. And invest in advanced vehicle research at PNNL. Four ways to boost your mileage.
Release Date: 10/17/2013
PNNL is leading a $2.7-million project to develop a novel process to extract the lightweight metal magnesium from seawater. The process could ultimately make fuel-efficient transportation more affordable and expand the American magnesium market.
Release Date: 9/19/2013
Hydrogen Tools incorporate a variety of resources and web-based content to help those involved in designing, approving or using hydrogen fuel cell systems and facilities. It includes information about ventilation of hydrogen, safe distances and pressures for storing hydrogen, and best practices for safely handling hydrogen.
Release Date: 9/13/2013
The newest catalytic converters break down the pollutant nitric oxide in a way reminiscent of bacterial enzymes
Release Date: 9/10/2013
Ice cream, frozen foods and fresh produce will be delivered by tractor trailers whose refrigeration units are powered by fuel cells, thanks to a project run by scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Release Date: 8/23/2013