New Analysis Platform Shines Light On Utilities’ Solar Energy Future

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 15 May 2024 05:05:22 +0000

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in collaboration with three other national labs, have developed a free online platform to help utilities understand how solar energy projects will affect the operation of their power systems. This capability can increase utilities’ confidence in expanding their solar portfolios, … [continued]

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Making More Batteries With Fewer Materials

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 05 May 2024 15:02:04 +0000

An Argonne partnership with a Minnesota mining company is taking waste from one battery production process and using it in another. Researchers investigate how to use mining waste in battery production. The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory is developing a new process that could dramatically increase the … [continued]

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Argonne & Partners Create a New Approach to Transportation: Pairing Off-Street Parking with Electric Scooters

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2024 22:10:50 +0000

Argonne teams up with the Civic Infrastructure Collaborative and Millennium Parking Garages to reduce traffic congestion and greenhouse gas emissions Offering electric scooter rentals to parking garage customers can help reduce traffic and carbon emissions in Chicago, according to an Argonne collaboration. Fighting traffic and searching for parking are some … [continued]

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Getting to Know the ​”Ghost” Inside Batteries

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2024 01:43:16 +0000

An Argonne team developing materials for solid-state batteries took an unexpected detour to investigate tiny short-circuits known as soft-shorts. Their … [continued]

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Lifelong Learning Will Power Next Generation Of Autonomous Devices

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2024 03:49:24 +0000

Applications as diverse as delivery drones, self-driving cars, industrial robots and extraplanetary rovers will depend on this emerging field Developers … [continued]

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Insect Populations Flourish in the Restored Habitats of Solar Energy Facilities

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2024 12:01:09 +0000

Two solar facilities built on rehabilitated agricultural land were restored with native plants. Argonne researchers observed pollinators thrive. Bumblebees buzz … [continued]

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Radioactivity Not Invited! Argonne Uses Heavy Ions to Quickly & Safely Produce Degradation in Nuclear Materials

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2024 11:00:44 +0000

The AMIS beamline uses the lowest high-energy beams to displace oodles of atoms, making the study of nuclear materials safer and more efficient.

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New Flow Battery To Be Tested At 1970s Gas Station Rehabbed For EV Charging

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2023 14:30:07 +0000

A new flow battery aims to relieve EV fast-charging bottlenecks and free up more critical materials for EV batteries, too.

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DOE Competition Helps College Students Prepare for Cyber Jobs in the Energy Industry

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2023 17:53:40 +0000

There is growing demand for cybersecurity professionals all around the world. According to the “2023 Official Cybersecurity Jobs Report,” sponsored by eSentire and released by Cybersecurity Ventures, there will be […]

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U.S. Federal Government Takes Next Steps On Infrastructure Bill EV Charging

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 23 May 2023 11:35:21 +0000

The Biden administration recently announced a Ride and Drive Electric funding opportunity worth $51 million. This initiative is part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and aims to expedite the electrification of the nation’s transportation sector. Furthermore, this move aims to encourage private sector investments in clean transportation. Additionally, the administration has launched the National Charging […]

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