Stories with the tag: Batteries
Smart grid technologies and approaches can improve energy efficiency and possibly reduce power costs, according to the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project’s final report.
Release Date: 7/9/2015
PNNL’s Jud Virden will testify on energy storage research before a subcommittee of the U.S House of Representatives.
Release Date: 4/30/2015
Using a powerful microscope to watch multiple cycles of charging and discharging under real battery conditions, researchers have gained insight into the chemistry that clogs rechargeable lithium batteries.
Release Date: 4/9/2015
DGR*Grant Construction of Richland was awarded a bid this week to build a new 16,000 square foot chemistry laboratory building on the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory campus.
Release Date: 3/19/2015
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
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 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
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