ChatGrid: A New Generative AI Tool for Power Grid Visualization

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 25 Feb 2024 16:03:14 +0000

ChatGrid is a practical application of the Department of Energy’s exascale computing efforts and offers a new experience in easy, … [continued]

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Recycled Aluminum Offers Energy, Emissions & Electric Vehicle Battery Range Savings

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2023 13:42:02 +0000

Automakers’ aluminum scrap transforms into new vehicle parts with the PNNL-patented ShAPE manufacturing process. Heat and friction soften the aluminum and transform it from rough metal into a smooth, strong uniform product without a melting step.

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New Sodium, Aluminum Battery Aims to Integrate Renewables for Grid Resiliency

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2023 04:50:56 +0000

Low-cost, Earth-abundant raw materials power a new grid energy storage solution

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New Generator Rolls into Ocean Energy

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2023 04:40:17 +0000

Tsunamis, hurricanes, and maritime weather are monitored using sensors and other devices on platforms in the ocean to help keep coastal communities safe — until the batteries on these platforms run out of juice. Without power, ocean sensors can’t collect critical wave and weather data, which results in safety concerns for coastal communities that rely […]

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Silicon Energy Storage Gets $10 Million Love Letter From US Military

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 16:20:54 +0000

energy storage us army nanograf silicon batteryThe US Army is pursuing new silicon energy storage technology for light weight, long lasting portable batteries.

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PNNL Makes Waves in New Issue of Journal of Marine Science & Engineering

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2022 04:10:24 +0000

Harnessing the power of waves, tides, and currents could unlock the secrets to achieving greater energy security with minimal environmental impact. By some estimates, there are enough marine energy resources in the U.S. to meet a whopping 57 percent of the nation’s energy needs — supporting a clean energy future and creating new jobs. But how […]

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Peptoids Add Spice To New Biofuel Formula For Aircraft & More

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2022 16:05:29 +0000

lignin biofuel waste reduction green chemistry PNNLAs much as we love electric airplanes over here at CleanTechnica, zero emission flight at any significant scale is still years away. That’s why aviation stakeholders are so keen on biofuel. Cost and supply chain issues block the way, but a team of US researchers in the Pacific Northwest has just come up with a […]

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“Hibernating” Energy Storage Solves Seasonal Power Generation Problem

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2022 15:35:34 +0000

freeze thaw battery energy storage PNNLFossil energy stakeholders continue to cast doubt upon the power of renewable energy to transform the global economy, but their grip on reality is loosening with every new development in the clean tech field. The large-scale energy storage field provides a good example. Just a few years ago battery life was measured in handfuls of […]

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