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Energy, Maritime Leaders to Convene for DOE InnovationXLab Summit

Top scientists and officials from government, academia, Alaskan Native communities, and industry are heading to Alaska to focus on driving energy technologies for a more sustainable Arctic region.
18-May-2022 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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An Electric Connection: Homes Helping the Grid

A new control system shows promise in making millions of homes contributors to improved power grid operations, reaping cost and environmental benefits.
16-May-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Smart Lighting Controls Primed for Data Mining

The smarter our buildings become, the more data they generate. Lighting controls data, in particular, could prove valuable for facilities managers, manufacturers, and lighting designers. But as valuable as the data are, the buildings industry is...
27-Apr-2022 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Seeking Energy Frontiers

Morris Bullock has led PNNL's pursuit of the efficient conversion of electrical energy and chemical bonds through control of electron and proton transfers.
25-Apr-2022 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Senator Cantwell, Science Leaders Help Break Ground on $75 Million Grid Storage Launchpad

New facility will accelerate energy storage innovation, increase clean energy adoption and grid resilience.
21-Apr-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Amazon Rainforest Foliage Gases Affect the Earth’s Atmosphere

PNNL researchers have uncovered a plant-derived process that leads to the formation of aerosol particles over the Amazon rainforest and potentially other forested parts of the world. 
6-Apr-2022 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

From Steel Mill to DOE Laboratory, Arun Devaraj Seeks Perfection

Materials scientist Arun Devaraj is committed to improving the quality and performance of metals with a big assist from atom probe tomography.
6-Apr-2022 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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‘Freeze-Thaw Battery’ Is Adept at Preserving Its Energy

Scientists have created a battery designed for the electric grid that locks in energy for months without losing much storage capacity. It’s a step toward batteries that can be used for seasonal storage: saving renewable energy in one season, such...
5-Apr-2022 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Well, This Is Cool: PNNL’s Bruce Kay Is A Supercooled Water Expert

Bruce Kay is an international authority on how water, and whose research examines how fast reactions occur between molecules and surfaces and also how they convert from solid to liquid to gas.
30-Aug-2021 3:45 PM EDT

PNNL scientist Claudia Tebaldi, contributing author of latest IPCC report, available to discuss report's findings and implications.

9-Aug-2021 3:45 PM EDT

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A Call to Rethink Electricity Measurement

PNNL researcher's proposed overhaul of outdated electricity measurements could mean fewer blackouts, better automation, and more clean energy resources.
4-Aug-2021 8:45 AM EDT

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Energy Technologies Move Closer to Commercial Use

Federal and industry-matched funding will move 11 PNNL technologies closer to commercialization where they will help bolster U.S. competitiveness.
28-Jun-2021 3:05 PM EDT

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New Clean Energy Process Converts Methane to Hydrogen with Zero Carbon Dioxide Emissions

PNNL, teaming with academia and industry, develops a novel zero-emission methane pyrolysis process that produces both hydrogen and high-value carbon solids.
18-Mar-2021 4:45 PM EDT

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It Wasn’t Hydrogen’s Fault! May 6 Is the 80th Anniversary of the Hindenburg Disaster

4-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT

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