Stories with the tag: Hydropower
Researchers can use computer modeling to design better materials to capture carbon dioxide.
Release Date: 5/17/2016
PNNL will help three small businesses reduce the cost of hydropower, cut building energy use, and make adhesives from plants through new projects announced today by DOE’s Small Business Vouchers program.
Release Date: 3/10/2016
PNNL named a lead laboratory for new DOE Pilot designed to give small clean energy firms more technology assistance from DOE labs.
Release Date: 7/10/2015
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
Geologic and soil processes are to blame for significant baseline levels of arsenic in soil throughout Ohio, according to a study led by a PNNL scientist.
Release Date: 4/16/2014
PNNL scientists working with colleagues from Laos and Brazil – areas where huge dams are being built or planned – have published new findings on keeping fish healthy as they pass through dams and other hydropower structures.
Release Date: 4/14/2014
By adjusting water discharges in ways designed to boost salmon productivity, officials at Priest Rapids dam in central Washington were able to more than triple the numbers of juvenile salmon downstream of the dam over a 30-year period.
Release Date: 2/25/2014
Scientists have created a microbattery, just slightly larger than a long grain of rice, that packs twice the energy compared to current microbatteries used to monitor the movements of salmon through rivers in the Pacific Northwest and around the world.
Release Date: 2/17/2014