Stories with the tag: Energy
Out of the lab and into the world, two innovations from PNNL are making a splash in communities that produce biofuel from wet algae and analyze complex liquids.
Release Date: 1/30/2015
A new acoustic fish-tracking tag is so tiny it can be injected with a syringe. It’s small size enables researchers to more precisely and safely record how fish swim through dams and use that information to make dams more fish-friendly.
Release Date: 1/29/2015
PNNL scientists David Asner, Don Baer, and Chris Mundy elected Fellows in the American Physical Society.
Release Date: 1/15/2015
Heat pump water heaters are an energy-efficient alternative to conventional electric resistance water heaters. Now research shows heat pump water heaters can also reduce an entire home’s energy use — if they’re connected to the appropriate ducting.
Release Date: 1/6/2015
Science in art products illustrate the impact of scientific discovery at PNNL.
Release Date: 12/8/2014
A rubber-like coating on silicon nanoparticles improves their performance as electrodes in rechargeable batteries. Taking a peek inside while they charge shows us why.
Release Date: 12/2/2014
A synthetic fish is helping existing hydroelectric dams and new, smaller hydro facilities become more fish-friendly.
Release Date: 11/4/2014
A wealth of natural gas replaces not just high-carbon coal, but power that is lower in greenhouse gas emissions as well.
Release Date: 10/15/2014
PNNL’s Richard Kurtz elected to rank of Fellow in the American Nuclear Society.
Release Date: 10/9/2014
Two large buoys that are decked out with advanced scientific instruments will help more accurately predict offshore wind’s power-producing potential.
Release Date: 9/12/2014