Stories with the tag: Batteries
Renewable energy can be stored for less with PNNL’s new organic aqueous flow battery, which uses inexpensive and readily available materials. The new battery is expected to cost about 60 percent less than today’s standard flow batteries.
Release Date: 12/21/2015
A new analysis of scientists whose work is cited most often by their peers includes six PNNL researchers working in the areas of climate science, energy storage, materials science, and chemistry.
Release Date: 12/18/2015
PNNL and its partners are developing three new technologies to improve the power grid, make biofuel from seaweed and produce hydrogen with grants from DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, or ARPA-E.
Release Date: 11/24/2015
New facility houses unique suite of capabilities in advanced power grid, buildings efficiency and renewable energy integration for research and industry demonstrations.
Release Date: 8/19/2015
Smart grid technologies and approaches can improve energy efficiency and possibly reduce power costs, according to the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project’s final report.
Release Date: 7/9/2015
PNNL’s Jud Virden will testify on energy storage research before a subcommittee of the U.S House of Representatives.
Release Date: 4/30/2015
Using a powerful microscope to watch multiple cycles of charging and discharging under real battery conditions, researchers have gained insight into the chemistry that clogs rechargeable lithium batteries.
Release Date: 4/9/2015
DGR*Grant Construction of Richland was awarded a bid this week to build a new 16,000 square foot chemistry laboratory building on the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory campus.
Release Date: 3/19/2015
PNNL's new zinc-polyiodide redox flow battery uses an electrolyte that has more than two times the energy density of the next-best flow battery used to store renewable energy and support the power grid.
Release Date: 2/25/2015
PNNL has developed a new electrolyte that allows lithium-sulfur, lithium-metal and lithium-air batteries to operate well without growing dendrites, tiny pin-like fibers that short-circuit rechargeable batteries.
Release Date: 2/24/2015