Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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Name: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

USFS may reroute Pacific Northwest Trail

BONNERS FERRY - Did you know that a national scenic trail crosses through Boundary County? In the same ranks as the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail, the Pacific Northwest (NW) National Scenic Trail was officially recognized by Congress in ... [Published CDA Press - 10 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Have Your Steak and Eat It, Too

For years algae-to-oil biofuels have been too expensive to compete with fossil fuels, but a new breakthrough may be a game-changer. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a process that converts ... [Published Ensia - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

PNNL team develops hybrid Mg-Li battery; excellent rate performance, safety and stability

Schematic illustration of the the hybrid Mg-Li battery designed in this work. This battery has a piece of Mg foil as the anode, Mo 6 S 8 as the cathode, and the electrolyte contains both Mg 2+ and Li + . Cheng et al. Click to enlarge.Researchers at Pacific ... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Want to get started on transactive energy and nanogrids? Steal this government software

1Quick Take: We've been talking for years about the need to move sensing, intelligence and control to the edges of the grid. A centralized approach simply can't achieve the visibility and response time needed in a world where everything is connected. ... [Published Smart Grid News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Does The EPA Have A Thing Against Building Energy Codes?

What if there was a technology that had a 20 year track record of saving 4.8 quads of energy and 41 million tons of carbon, while saving consumers more than $44 billion over the past 20 years, and was anticipated to save consumers up to $230 billion on ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tropical tempests take encouragement from environment

In 2008, when Cyclone Nargis made landfall in Myanmar (formerly Burma), it caused large devastation. The second deadliest of all time, this Bay of Bengal cyclone was whipped up by environmental conditions favorable to tropical cyclones. Scientists are ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fluorophore positioning goes viral

Metallic nanoparticles can change the fluorescence of a molecule a few nanometres away by concentrating the light around them. The effect has applications in information processing, sensing, and energy technologies, but it is very sensitive to distance, ... [Published nanotechweb.org - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Spongy silicon could greatly increase your laptop’s battery life in the near future

Without question, we’d all benefit from longer battery life in our laptops, hybrids, and other portable devices. Unfortunately, the current  lithium-ion battery  (LIB) has pretty much reached its potential, and the only way to increase the unplugged run ... [Published Digital Trends - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Silicon, Battery, Electrode
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Dust Increases Cloud Cover

Surprisingly, cloud cover increases when more dust blows off the west coast of Africa, according to a long global climate simulation run by researchers from the Univ. of California San Diego and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. They expected that ... [Published Laboratory Equipment - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Three PNNL staff elected to membership in state academy

Three scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have been selected to join the Washington State Academy of Sciences.Don Baer, Alain Bonneville, and Jud Virden will join other scientists and engineers from across the ... [Published Ein News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 4 reports

Washington State Doles Out Cash For Utility Energy Storage Projects

Three Washington utilities have been awarded $14.3 million in matching grants from the state's Clean Energy Fund to lead energy storage projects with ties to federally funded research at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Pacific Northwest National ... [Published Renew Grid - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 6 reports

Silicon sponge extends battery performance by 30 percent

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have developed a porous, sponge-like nanomaterial made of silicon that could help lithium-ion batteries run longer on a single charge by giving the batteries' electrodes the space they need to ... [Published EE Times Europe - Jul 09 2014]

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"This one is more remote than others," said Matt McGrath, Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail program manager, about the trail. "People will see a lot of different things along the trail."
"") and [Sandbag has responded](http://www.sandbag.org.uk/site_media/pdfs/reports/CCS_Consultation_Response_July_2014.pdf "") (PDF).**"
"We directly observed a metastable random solid solution that may resolve this fundamental problem that has intrigued [materials scientists] for many years" says Li, the Battelle Energy Alliance Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering and a professor of materials science and engineering
Lai P, K Stock, S Rajbhandari, S Krishnamoorthy, and P Sadayappan. 2013. "A framework for load balancing of tensor contraction expressions via dynamic task partitioning." Presented at: International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC13)...

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USFS may reroute Pacific Northwest Trail [Published CDA Press - 10 hours ago]
Los Alamos Nukes A-Bomb Dissident [Published Daily Beast - 10 hours ago]
Restarting Europe's drive for Carbon Capture an... [Published Sandbag - Latest blog posts - 11 hours ago]
Have Your Steak and Eat It, Too [Published Ensia - 20 hours ago]
PNNL team develops hybrid Mg-Li battery; excell... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 30 2014]
PNNL team develops hybrid Mg-Li battery; excell... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 30 2014]
Want to get started on transactive energy and n... [Published Smart Grid News - Jul 30 2014]
MIT Researchers Seeing How a Lithium-ion Batter... [Published Manufacturers Mart - Jul 30 2014]
Does The EPA Have A Thing Against Building Ener... [Published JD Supra - Jul 29 2014]
Communication-optimal algorithms for contractin... [Published PhysOrg.com - Jul 29 2014]
Tropical tempests take encouragement from envir... [Published PhysOrg.com - Jul 29 2014]
Fluorophore positioning goes viral [Published nanotechweb.org - Jul 29 2014]
A noble gas cage [Published ChemEurope.com - Jul 29 2014]
Testing the Smart Grid [Published NRECA - Jul 29 2014]
CC3: Noble Gas Cage [Published Compute Scotland - Jul 28 2014]
Better batteries with pure lithium anodes [Published RSC - Jul 28 2014]
Spongy silicon could greatly increase your lapt... [Published Digital Trends - Jul 27 2014]
Dust Increases Cloud Cover [Published Laboratory Equipment - Jul 25 2014]
Panel discusses energy, new power line [Published Idaho Mountain Express - Jul 25 2014]
Transactive Energy conference scheduled for Dec... [Published Engineering Systems Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
The Bright Side of the Megacity [Published Ensia - Jul 24 2014]
Curiosity and collaboration define Xiao-Ying Yu... [Published ORNL Review - Jul 24 2014]
Using the BioPA method to help ensure safety of... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
Designing exascale computers [Published PhysOrg.com - Jul 23 2014]
Kilmer, Hultgren Praise Bipartisan Passage of N... [Published Noodls - Jul 23 2014]
National Lab Projects Win R&D 100 Awards [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 23 2014]
Metaproteomics of coupled biogeochemical cyclin... [Published PNAS - Jul 23 2014]
National Lab Projects Win R&D 100 Awards [Published Breaking Energy online - Jul 22 2014]
Keeping Up with Energy Storage [Published Renewable Energy World - Jul 22 2014]
Vanderbilt discovery may advance colorectal can... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 22 2014]
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Restarting Europe's drive for Carbon Capture an... [Published Sandbag - Latest blog posts - 11 hours ago]
Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), a variety of processes for extracting CO2 from large point sources and permanently storing it, has been recognised by the European Commission since the 2008 Impact Assessment as an essential part of Europe’s low carbon ...
PNNL team develops hybrid Mg-Li battery; excell... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 30 2014]
Schematic illustration of the the hybrid Mg-Li battery designed in this work. This battery has a piece of Mg foil as the anode, Mo6S8 as the cathode, and the electrolyte contains both Mg2+ and Li+. Cheng et al. Click to enlarge. Researchers at Pacific ...
Three PNNL staff elected to membership in state... [Published PNNL News Center - Recent News Releases from Pa ... - Jul 21 2014]
Three scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have been selected to join the Washington State Academy of Sciences. Don Baer, Alain Bonneville, and Jud Virden will join other scientists and engineers from across ...
A noble gas cage [Published PNNL News Center - Recent News Releases from Pa ... - Jul 21 2014]
When nuclear fuel gets recycled, the process releases radioactive krypton and xenon gases. Naturally occurring uranium in rock contaminates basements with the related gas radon. A new porous material called CC3 effectively traps these gases, and research ...
Sponge breakthrough could expand range of elect... [Published FierceEnergy - Jul 17 2014]
Through research funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has developed a porous, sponge-like nanomaterial made of silicon that could help lithium-ion batteries ...
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