Stories with the tag: Wind Power
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
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
A new PNNL report details how more Americans are installing wind turbines near their homes, businesses and farms to generate their own energy as part of a growing field of wind power called distributed wind.
Release Date: 8/6/2013
Research conducted with a large new battery unveiled today in Oregon will help the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project make the electric system smarter and more efficient.
Release Date: 5/31/2013
A compressed air energy storage study has identified two locations in eastern Washington state that could store enough Northwest wind energy to power about 85,000 homes each month.
Release Date: 5/20/2013
PNNL’s Will Shaw will describe plans for Reference Facility for Offshore Renewable Energy, a Department of Energy Facility where offshore wind power measurement technologies will be tested, at
the 93rd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting.
Release Date: 1/8/2013
In a new report PNNL researchers show how electric vehicles could help operators add more windpower into the Pacific Northwest’s energy grid.
Release Date: 9/12/2011
In a new report published in the journal Chemical Reviews, PNNL researchers say future batteries used by the energy grid to store power from the wind and the sun must be reliable, durable and safe, but affordability is key to widespread market deployment.
Release Date: 3/7/2011
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists are researching how radar weather instruments can help improve predictions on when and how strongly winds will blow. That information can help power grid operators better manage the intermittent stress that spinning wind turbines put on the electrical grid.
Release Date: 12/20/2010