Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Ames Laboratory have discovered an unusual property of purple bronze that may point to new ways to achieve high temperature superconductivity. While studying purple bronze, a molybdenum oxide, researchers discovered an unconventional charge density wave on its surface. read more
A solar powered "tree" developed by the Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has gained the support of the Ministry of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences.
On the Path to SunShot: The Environmental and Public Health Benefits of Achieving High Penetrations of Solar Energy in the United States Wiser, et. al., May 2016 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Executive Summary The U.S. Show More Summary
DNV GL adds to its service offering offers in the field of electrical measurement for renewable energy producers with a mobile test laboratory for carrying
by Angela Guess A recent release out of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory reports, “A team of hundreds of physicists and astronomers have announced results from the largest-ever, three-dimensional map of distant galaxies. The...Show More Summary
The great state of Tennessee is on the cutting edge of new energy storage tech, thanks partly to its role as the home of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Red State Thumbs Nose At Koch Bros, Hosts Cutting-Edge Solar Energy Storage Demo...Show More Summary
It’s November 6, 1983 in Indiana when STRANGER THINGS begins and something very strange is happening at an energy laboratory. A man is running for his life. But just when he thinks he’s reached safety, something — or someone? — grabs him from above. Then, a group of 4 young boys are playing Dungeons & […]
The US Department of Energy has announced $220m in funding for projects from a host of national laboratories to help upgrade the country’s power grid over the next three years. What work needs to be done to make the grid ’cleaner, more productive and more secure’, and what are the implications for the integration of […]
In an advance that helps pave the way for next-generation electronics and computing technologies--and possibly paper-thin gadgets --scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)Show More Summary
Forecasting Wind Energy Costs and Cost Drivers: The Views of the World’s Leading Experts Ryan Wiser, Karen Jenni, Joachim Seel, Erin Baker, Maureen Hand, Eric Lantz, Aaron Smith, June 2016 (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Executive...Show More Summary
Mimicking nature is not easy, but new insights by researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) could help create a viable artificial system of photosynthesis. read more
Scientists from the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have discovered a possible secret to dramatically boosting the efficiency of perovskite solar cells hidden in the nanoscale peaks and valleys of the crystalline material. read more
New technological breakthroughs from U.S. Department of Energy laboratories have put removing uranium from seawater within economic reach. Nuclear fuel made with uranium extracted from seawater would make nuclear power as renewable as solar, hydro and wind.
Translogic host Jonathon Buckley heads to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee to drive the 3D-Printed Utility Vehicle created by the US Department of Energy. It was developed alongside a 3D-printed home, and the two can share battery energy. Show More Summary
More supercomputer news this week: The US is responding to China’s new Sunway TiahuLight system that was announced Monday, and fast. First, the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory is expected to take delivery of a new IBM system, named Summit, in early 2018 that will now be capable of 200 peak petaflops, Computerworld…
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., June 20, 2016--Scientists can now detect magnetic behavior at the atomic level with a new electron microscopy technique developed by a team from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Uppsala University, Sweden. Show More Summary
Uranium traces discovered by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Parchin laboratory in Iran in 2015 point to the existence of earlier work on the development of nuclear weapons, a US media outlet reported, citing Washington officials.
Distribution System Pricing With Distributed Energy Resources Jim Lazar and Ryan Hledik, Lisa Schwartz, May 2016 (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Executive Summary Technological changes in the electric utility industry bring tremendous opportunities and significant challenges. Show More Summary
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory mistakenly created a material with unusual abilities to take on or expel water that could change the way we stay dry or quench or thirst in the future.
UPTON, NY--A cube, an octahedron, a prism--these are among the polyhedral structures, or frames, made of DNA that scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have designed to connect nanoparticles into a variety of precisely structured three-dimensional (3D) lattices. Show More Summary