Stories with the tag: Energy Efficiency
A licensing agreement may help speed up adoption of plug-in electric vehicles.
Release Date: 3/6/2013
PNNL will present some of its ARPA-E projects related to solar power, electric and natural gas vehicles, magnets, and heating and cooling at the 2013 Energy Innovation Summit, Feb. 25-27.
Release Date: 2/22/2013
Vorbeck Materials has licensed an enhanced battery technology that was developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and could reduce the time it takes to charge cell phones and other battery-powered devices.
Release Date: 1/30/2013
PNNL has been awarded $2.8 million to adapt its energy-efficient adsorption chilling system for field military bases. The system could use up to half as much diesel as today’s technology, which could also save soldiers’ lives by reducing attacks on troops who transport fuel in the battlefield.
Release Date: 1/24/2013
Today the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project will begin a two-year period of collecting energy use data from its 11 participating utilities, in order to evaluate how a smarter grid can help deliver electricity more efficiently to the region.
Release Date: 10/24/2012
A technology that has potential for integrating energy from wind and solar power onto the electricity grid has been licensed to a Washington state firm.
Release Date: 10/2/2012
PNNL Scientist Jason Fuller is at the White House today to demonstrate how PNNL's GridLAB-D™ tool works to simulate all aspects of the energy grid from generation to end use, including markets, in unprecedented detail.
Release Date: 10/1/2012
PNNL’s detailed analysis of the resources needed to make, use and dispose of light bulbs found light-emitting diodes, also known as LEDs, are more environmentally friendly than compact fluorescent and incandescent lights.
Release Date: 9/5/2012
A new solid oxide fuel cell system developed by PNNL can achieve a record of up to 57 percent efficiency and is designed to be scaled up to generate electricity for individual homes or neighborhoods.
Release Date: 5/31/2012
Small commercial building owners could save between 28 and 67 percent on their heating and cooling energy bills if they added four efficiency controls to their rooftop HVACS.
Release Date: 4/19/2012