Stories with the tag: Renewable Energy
Researchers have determined how key chemicals reactions that turn bio-oil (shown) into gasoline or diesel can be sabotaged by water. The underlying principles can be applied to other processes in biofuels development.
Release Date: 8/20/2014
PNNL manager, battery collect tech transfer honors.
Release Date: 8/11/2014
PNNL's new liquid metal alloy material enables sodium-beta batteries to operate at lower temperatures, which could help the batteries store more renewable energy and strengthen the power grid.
Release Date: 8/1/2014
Battery technology developed at PNNL will be installed in two new energy storage projects funded by Washington state that will help improve the power grid and help the region use more renewable energy.
Release Date: 7/8/2014
PNNL scientists have created a robust online resource, Tethys, which is available for free to anyone interested in ocean energy and offshore wind resources.
Release Date: 5/21/2014
Killer whales and other marine mammals likely hear sonar signals more than we’ve known.
Release Date: 5/1/2014
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
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’s redox flow battery technology, which is expected to advance renewable energy storage, has been licensed to Lowell, Mass.-based WattJoule Corporation.
Release Date: 1/27/2014