Stories with the tag: Energy
PNNL’s self-powered fish-tracking tag uses a flexible strip containing piezoelectric materials to emit tiny beeps that are recorded by underwater receivers. The device is designed for long-living fish such as sturgeon, eels and lamprey.
Release Date: 9/26/2016
A PNNL-developed catalyst is being used by licensee LanzaTech to make biofuel for Virgin Atlantic Airlines.
Release Date: 9/14/2016
PNNL's Michael Rosenberg has been elected a fellow of ASHRAE for contributions to energy codes and standards for efficient buildings.
Release Date: 9/12/2016
A material called mayenite can be turned from an insulator to a transparent conductor and back with a tiny change in its chemical composition. It turns out components called electron anions help to transform crystalline mayenite into semiconducting glass.
Release Date: 8/29/2016
Two researchers at DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have been elected to membership in the Washington State Academy of Sciences.
Release Date: 8/22/2016
Helping fish migrate past dams could cost a fraction of conventional fish ladders with the help of PNNL’s upcoming study of Whooshh Innovations' so-called Salmon Cannon.
Release Date: 8/18/2016
American companies are increasingly making their own power – and sales – with wind turbines located near the factories and buildings that consume the power they make, concludes PNNL’s 2015 Distributed Wind Market Report.
Release Date: 8/17/2016
PNNL researchers have uncovered the secret that enables Synechococcus 7002 to thrive under bright light: The organism, popular in research on biofuels and chemicals, triples in size to accommodate a rapid expansion of its cellular machinery.
Release Date: 7/28/2016
The PNNL-led Battery500 consortium aims to significantly improve upon the batteries that power today’s electric vehicles by almost tripling the specific energy in lithium batteries.
Release Date: 7/27/2016
Synthetic membranes that mimic a cell membrane's most useful qualities might soon be made with new lipid-like peptoids.
Release Date: 7/19/2016