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MARCH 11, 2021
News Release

Cheaper Carbon Capture Is on the Way

PNNL’s newest solvent captures carbon dioxide from power plants for as little as $47.10 per metric ton, marking a significant milestone in the journey to lower the cost of carbon capture.
MARCH 1, 2021
Web Feature

The Right Stuff to Find the Right Materials

As he prepares to enter PNNL's Energy Sciences Center later this year, Vijayakumar 'Vijay' Murugesan is among DOE leaders exploring solutions to design and build transformative materials for batteries of the future.
DECEMBER 14, 2020
Web Feature

Stronger Cobalt for Fuel Cells

PNNL led a multi-institutional effort to design a highly active and more durable catalyst made from cobalt, which sets the foundation for fuel cells to power transportation, stationary and backup power, and more.
NOVEMBER 5, 2020
Web Feature

Okeechobee: From Blooms to Biocrude

PNNL researchers are contributing expertise and hydrothermal liquefaction technology to a project that intercepts harmful algal blooms from water, treats the water, and concentrates algae for transformation to biocrude.
OCTOBER 26, 2020
Web Feature

PNNL Gets X-Ray Vision

PNNL has three small-scale spectroscopy devices that are speeding up the testing and analysis of candidate novel materials used in energy storage research and environmental remediation.
SEPTEMBER 17, 2020
Web Feature

Not Your Average Refinery

In a new review, PNNL researchers outline how to convert stranded biomass to sustainable fuel using electrochemical reduction reactions in mini-refineries powered by renewable energy.
JULY 21, 2020
Web Feature

A Remarkable Rate of Return with Catalytic Bias

A multi-institution research team found how the protein environment surrounding some enzymes can alter the direction of a cellular reaction, as well as its rate—up to six orders of magnitude—in a phenomenon referred to as catalytic bias.