Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Type: Organization
Name: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 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 - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Transactive Energy conference scheduled for December

The second International Conference and Workshop on Transactive Energy has been set for December 10-11, 2014, at the World Trade Center in Portland, OR. The event is presented by the GridWise® Architecture Council and Smart Grid Oregon.Conference organizers ... [Published Engineering Systems Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

The Bright Side of the Megacity

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 - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Curiosity and collaboration define Xiao-Ying Yu's innovations

Xiao-Ying Yu holds SALVI, which enablesvacuum-based instruments to analyze liquidsurfaces in their natural state at themolecular level.While she enjoyed her education in China and across the United States, Dr. Xiao-Ying Yu believes that there is no substitute ... [Published ORNL Review - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Using the BioPA method to help ensure safety of fish at the 912-MW Priest Rapids project

To help ensure the safety of fish passing through the new turbines at 912-MW Priest Rapids, Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County is employing the BioPA method to analyze the biological performance of proposed designs - and to choose an improved ... [Published Hydro World - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

National Lab Projects Win R&D 100 Awards

In the photo above, a mirrored parabolic dish directs sunbeams to a central point, where a device absorbs the solar heat to make syngas, solar-boosted natural gas. This new system was recognized with a 2014 R&D 100 Award. | Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest ... [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 23 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 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Three battery projects tied to PNNL, DOE will integrate renewable energy, improve power grid

Three Washington state utilities have been awarded $14.3 million in matching grants from the state’s new  Clean Energy Fund  to lead energy storage projects with ties to federally funded research at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National ... [Published Windpower Engineering Development - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The stability of gold clusters: Every ligand counts

(Nanowerk News) By colliding ultra-small gold particles with a surface and analyzing the resulting fragments, a trio of scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory discovered how and why the particles break. This information is important for controlling ... [Published Nanowerk - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 5 reports

Newly researched substance can trap dangerous gases

A new compound developed by scientists at the DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. According to early reports it has some significant value in trapping gases such as xenon, krypton, and radon. ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Thumbs up to Gesa and the community for helping Mid-Columbia youth

Shelter from the stormThe Gesa Credit Union and generous donors throughout the Mid-Columbia raised more than $53,000 to keep the doors open at Safe Harbor Support Center and its teen shelter program My Friends Place.Gesa launched the fundraiser earlier ... [Published Tri-City Herald Online - Jul 21 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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...clouds below and the much drier air above the clouds," said the paper's co-author Steven Ghan, Laboratory Fellow and atmospheric scientist at PNNL. "By reducing that mixing, more of the water evaporating from the ocean can produce clouds."
2 ada, G F , et al., "Efforts to Reduce Mortality to Hydroelectric Turbine-Passed Fish: Locating and Quantifying Damaging Shear Stresses" Environmental Management , Volume 37, No. 6, 2006, pages 898-906

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Panel discusses energy, new power line [Published Idaho Mountain Express - 17 hours ago]
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]
Imergy Power Systems Achieves Technological Bre... [Published Windpower Engineering Development - Jul 21 2014]
Three PNNL staff elected to membership in state... [Published Ein News - Jul 21 2014]
Three PNNL staff elected to membership in state... [Published PNNL News Center - Recent News Releases from Pa ... - Jul 21 2014]
Three battery projects tied to PNNL, DOE will i... [Published Windpower Engineering Development - Jul 21 2014]
The stability of gold clusters: Every ligand co... [Published Nanowerk - Jul 21 2014]
A noble gas cage [Published PNNL News Center - Recent News Releases from Pa ... - Jul 21 2014]
Newly researched substance can trap dangerous g... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 21 2014]
Cleveland AIAA Conference to Explore Future of ... [Published SpaceRef - Jul 21 2014]
New Method Developed to Extract Radioactive Ele... [Published French Tribune - Jul 21 2014]
New method extracts radioactive elements from a... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 21 2014]
Thumbs up to Gesa and the community for helping... [Published Tri-City Herald Online - Jul 21 2014]
New material can extract atoms of rare or dange... [Published News-Medical.Net - Jul 21 2014]
A noble gas cage [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 20 2014]
A noble gas cage: New material traps gases from... [Published PhysOrg.com - Jul 20 2014]
20.07 - New method for extracting radioactive e... [Published MyScience - Jul 20 2014]
Dr. Donald Baer Receives ASTM Award of Merit fo... [Published ASTM International - Jul 19 2014]
US and China Agree to Advance Carbon Capture Te... [Published The Energy Collective - Jul 18 2014]
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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 ...
PNNL Director Mike Kluse announces retirement [Published PNNL News Center - Recent News Releases from Pa ... - Jul 16 2014]
Mike Kluse, director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and senior vice president at Battelle, today announced his plans to retire, effective March 31, 2015. Battelle operates PNNL for DOE's Office of Science. ...
Five PNNL researchers named among the world’s... [Published PNNL News Center - Recent News Releases from Pa ... - Jul 14 2014]
Five researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have been named to a comprehensive list of the world's most referenced scientists. The researchers are named in Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers 2014 . The ...
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