Originally published by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the China PV Investment and Finance Alliance (CPVFA) have formed a collaboration with the goal of opening wide-scale and diverse sources of investment for solar photovoltaic (PV) asset development in China. Show More Summary
New technologies rarely emerge from the laboratory fully-formed and highly-efficient. ENIAC, the first electronic general-purpose computer, occupied 167 square meters and consumed 150 kilowatts of power. Today, our computers are farShow More Summary
A new study shows that the recently developed Compact Light Source (CLS) - a commercial X-ray source with roots in research and development efforts at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - enables computer tomography scans that reveal more detail than routine scans performed at hospitals today. Show More Summary
The University of Wisconsin (UW) and their Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) has been an innovator in the energy industry, and a partnership with Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) has helped develop what could be helpful in electric microgrids — by creating a new way to utilize a lithium ion battery. According to the university, the new […]
Originally published on NREL. Analysis from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) finds that by making shared solar programs available to households and businesses that currently cannot host on-site photovoltaic (PV) systems shared solar could represent 32 to 49 percent of the distributed photovoltaic market in 2020. Show More Summary
THE NEED FOR COMMUNITY SHARED SOLAR NREL Report Estimates Market Potential of Shared Solar and Discusses Relevant Securities Regulations April 27, 2015 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) “Analysis from the Energy Department's National...Show More Summary
Until now, the US hydropower fleet has never been fully documented, but a new report conducted by the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has filled this gap, providing industry and policy makers with a full run-down on the country’s hydropower capabilities. Show More Summary
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, Ryerson University, and the Ontario Ministry of Energy has officially unveiled the Schneider Electric Smart Grid Laboratory (SESG Lab) at Ryerson’s Centre for Urban Energy...Show More Summary
The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) has announced a partnership with the Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) to collaborate on research related to energy storage. According to NELHA, that partnership is in the form of a Memorandum of Agreement to research the implementation of Electrical Energy Storage (ESS). The two organizations are looking to […]
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have used 3-printing to make a graphene aerogel for use in next-generation energy storage 3-D Printed Graphene “Liquid Smoke” Energy Storage Breakthrough was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
In what's being called a win-win for the environment and the production of renewable energy, researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California, Berkeley, have achieved a major breakthrough in artificial...Show More Summary
Cameras sense light to create images, and solar cells turn light into energy. Why not mash the two together and create a self-powered camera? The Computer Vision Laboratory at Columbia built this unique camera, which harvests power from its photodiode sensors. Show More Summary
Late last year the United States Department of Energy kicked off the awards phase of their CORAL supercomputer upgrade project, which would see three of the DoE’s biggest national laboratories receive new supercomputers for their ongoing research work. Show More Summary
Intel and Cray will collaborate to supply what could be the world’s fastest supercomputer on a $200 million Energy Department project for Argonne National Laboratory.
Continuing Breakthrough Institute’s series of in-depth interviews with pioneers of the shale revolution, Senior Energy Analyst Alex Trembath talked with Bob Hanold, formerly of Los Alamos National Laboratory. Bob completed his PhDShow More Summary
Oak Ridge National Laboratory is hot on the trail of a new energy efficient graphene desalination membrane -- but there's a big, fat, methane catch Methane To The Rescue! New Energy Efficient Graphene Desalination Membrane For The 99%...Show More Summary
A State-Level Comparison of Processes and Timelines for Distributed Photovoltaic Interconnection in the United States K. Ardani, C. Davidson, R. Margolis, and E. Nobler, January 2015 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Executive Summary This...Show More Summary
Raytheon Company, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Primus Power, and Advanced Energy have completed a test of a microgrid system that is capable of off-grid operation “using stored and high-penetration...Show More Summary
In Canada, the new Schneider Electric Smart Grid laboratory at Ryerson University’s Centre for Urban Energy in Toronto, was officially opened this week. A collaboration between the Ministry of Energy, Schneider Electric and RyersonShow More Summary
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories' Z machine, the most powerful deliverer of bursts of electrical energy in the world, have helped untangle a long-standing mystery of astrophysics: why iron is found spattered throughout Earth's mantle, the roughly 2,000-mile thick region...