Stories with the tag: Green Energy
The nation’s land and water resources could likely support the growth of enough algae to produce up to 25 billion gallons of algae-based fuel a year in the United States, one-twelfth of the country’s yearly needs.
Release Date: 5/21/2013
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
A new, PNNL-developed system reduces carbon emissions and fuel usage at natural gas power plants by 20 percent by injecting solar energy into natural gas.
Release Date: 4/11/2013
PNNL is working with Seattle biofuel producer Imperium Renewables to develop a new method using catalysts to make bio-based jet fuels.
Release Date: 9/29/2011
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
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
Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will look for ways to improve alternative air conditioning technology, called adsorption chilling, that uses waste heat instead of electricity to cool commercial buildings. PNNL was awarded $2.54 million to lead this research from DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy, or ARPA-E.
Release Date: 7/12/2010
The U.S. Department of Energy and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have launched the Highly Insulating (R-5) and Low-E Storm Windows Volume Purchase Program to transform market to more energy efficient windows.
Release Date: 5/27/2010
PNNL Director Michael Kluse says collaboration with China enables speedy deployment of emissions capture technology.
Release Date: 5/8/2010
PNNL’s Biological Sciences Facility and Computational Sciences Facility have earned gold status from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design sustainable building program.
Release Date: 4/21/2010