Stories with the tag: Energy
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
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