Stories with the tag: Green Energy
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
Inflate your tires. Accelerate slowly. Change the oil. And invest in advanced vehicle research at PNNL. Four ways to boost your mileage.
Release Date: 10/17/2013
Hydrogen Tools incorporate a variety of resources and web-based content to help those involved in designing, approving or using hydrogen fuel cell systems and facilities. It includes information about ventilation of hydrogen, safe distances and pressures for storing hydrogen, and best practices for safely handling hydrogen.
Release Date: 9/13/2013
Ice cream, frozen foods and fresh produce will be delivered by tractor trailers whose refrigeration units are powered by fuel cells, thanks to a project run by scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Release Date: 8/23/2013
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