Stories with the tag: Wind Power
PNNL’s Power Grid Integrator has demonstrated up to a 50 percent improvement in forecasting future electricity needs over several commonly used tools, offering the potential to improve grid stability and save millions in wasted energy costs.
Release Date: 7/29/2015
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
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