Stories with the tag: Green Energy
Out of the lab and into the world, two innovations from PNNL are making a splash in communities that produce biofuel from wet algae and analyze complex liquids.
Release Date: 1/30/2015
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 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
In an attempt to create a metal oxide with the properties of metal, researchers have created a semiconducting material that could enable fuel cells to operate at a temperature that can lead to much greater efficiency.
Release Date: 9/10/2014
Researchers have determined how key chemicals reactions that turn bio-oil (shown) into gasoline or diesel can be sabotaged by water. The underlying principles can be applied to other processes in biofuels development.
Release Date: 8/20/2014
Renewed for another four years, the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis is poised to take on new scientific challenges exploring chemical reactions at the core of technologies such as solar energy and fuel cells.
Release Date: 6/19/2014
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
Researchers caught this iron-based catalyst in the act of splitting a hydrogen molecule in two. This will help them develop cheaper fuel cells by using catalysts based on common metals.
Release Date: 4/23/2014
PNNL has joined a consortium that aims to accelerate the rollout of an infrastructure for hydrogen-powered vehicles and related technologies.
Release Date: 3/19/2014
Engineers have created a chemical system that continually produces useful crude oil minutes after they pour in raw algae material. The technology has been licensed to a firm that is working with an industrial partner to build a pilot plant.
Release Date: 12/17/2013