Stories with the tag: Energy Production
Using a natural catalyst from bacteria for inspiration, researchers have now reported the fastest synthetic catalysts to date for hydrogen production-- producing 45 million hydrogen molecules per second.
Release Date: 1/24/2017
PNNL is leading a new, approximately $6 million project to develop a new streamlined process to quickly pare down heaps of algae species into just a few that hold the most promise for making biofuel.
Release Date: 1/13/2017
Oil spills could be cleaned up in the icy, rough waters of the Arctic with a chemically modified sawdust material that absorbs up to five times its weight in oil and stays afloat for at least four months.
Release Date: 12/12/2016
This mineral helps the oil industry process petroleum. Understanding how it gets clogged up will improve its lifespan.
Release Date: 11/23/2016
Sewage to fuel: PNNL research takes this renewable resource closer to reality
Release Date: 11/2/2016
A memorandum of understanding will increase research collaborations and provide additional research and training opportunities for university students.
Release Date: 11/1/2016
Microbes have a remarkable ability to adapt to the extreme conditions in fracking wells, even consuming some of the chemical ingredients commonly used in the fracking process.
Release Date: 10/24/2016
A free, web-based tool developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory estimates the emissions impacts associated for companies considering adopting various smart grid technologies.
Release Date: 7/15/2016
Understanding how methane is made will help researchers produce methane as a fuel source.
Release Date: 5/20/2016
A new composite material combines a metal-organic framework with an iron-rich molecule to selectively trap oxygen.
Release Date: 3/8/2016