Stories with the tag: Renewable 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
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
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
Researchers have determined how key chemicals reactions that turn bio-oil (shown) into gasoline or diesel can be sabotaged by water. The underlying principles can be applied to other processes in biofuels development.
Release Date: 8/20/2014
PNNL manager, battery collect tech transfer honors.
Release Date: 8/11/2014
PNNL's new liquid metal alloy material enables sodium-beta batteries to operate at lower temperatures, which could help the batteries store more renewable energy and strengthen the power grid.
Release Date: 8/1/2014
Battery technology developed at PNNL will be installed in two new energy storage projects funded by Washington state that will help improve the power grid and help the region use more renewable energy.
Release Date: 7/8/2014
PNNL scientists have created a robust online resource, Tethys, which is available for free to anyone interested in ocean energy and offshore wind resources.
Release Date: 5/21/2014