Posts tagged with "Energy"

EV program

Laboratory pilots electric vehicle program

Nov. 14, 2017 -  
Through a collaboration with the Department of Energy ( DOE ), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) recently launched a government-owned electric vehicle program, helping the Lab and its employees to be proactive in reducing emissions and meeting future sustainability goals. See the...
grid

LLNL project aims to transform electrical grid resiliency with distributed energy resources

Sep. 28, 2017 -  
In the event of a major earthquake, hurricane or flood, electricity might be lost for days, affecting communications, recovery efforts and people’s lives. Normally, in a large-scale emergency, distributed energy resources (DERs) -- such as the energy produced by solar panels at customers’ homes --...
renewable energy

Americans used more clean energy in 2016

Apr. 10, 2017 -  
Americans used more renewable energy in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory . Overall, energy consumption was nearly flat. Each year, the Laboratory releases energy flow charts that illustrate the...
QER

Department of Energy issues second installment of Quadrennial Energy Review

Jan. 18, 2017 -  
The Department of Energy has issued the second installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review (QER), which focuses on the electricity system and its role as the enabler for accomplishing three key national goals: improving the economy, protecting the environment and increasing national security. The...
friedmann

Friedmann receives Greenman Award

Nov. 22, 2016 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) energy guru Julio Friedmann has been honored with the Greenman Award by the Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT) conference series. Friedmann is recognized for his tireless efforts to promote carbon capture and storage, particularly at large scale...
chang

Lab wins two regional FLC awards

Oct. 21, 2016 -  
Two teams of LLNL scientists, supported by a Lab business development executive, have each received regional awards for technology transfer from the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC). This year's awards, one for technology work and the other for a partnership, were presented last month during the...
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Fusion award honors LLNL scientist’s career

Oct. 11, 2016 -  
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ’ (IEEE) Nuclear & Plasma Sciences Society (NPSS) selected Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researcher Wayne Meier as the recipient of their 2016 Fusion Technology Award. The award will be presented at the 2017 Symposium on...
laser glass

LLNL to lead development of manufacturing training program for energy entrepreneurs

Sep. 29, 2016 -  
The “valley of death” can make or break a startup enterprise due to the cost and time involved in getting from prototype to profitability. To help clean technology entrepreneurs and engineers navigate across the chasm and make it safely to the other side, the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office...
pns

Lab team measures peripheral nervous system activity with microchip-based platform

Jul. 26, 2016 -  
For the first time, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have successfully incorporated adult human peripheral nervous system (PNS) cells on a microelectrode platform for long-term testing of chemical and toxic effects on cell health and function. The study, part of a project...
grid

Livermore, Berkeley labs lead project to increase power grid cybersecurity

Jul. 11, 2016 -  
Cybersecurity experts Jamie Van Randwyk of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Sean Peisert of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are leading a new program to develop new data analysis methods to better protect the nation’s power grid. The project, “Threat Detection...