Posts tagged with "Energy"


Lab researchers launch collaboration with communities to improve clean energy

March 13, 2019 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL) recently launched a new initiative focused on sharing solutions developed at the Lab with local communities to help them develop a sustainable, resilient and affordable energy infrastructure. Under the initiative, LLNL will share its expertise in...

Transforming the future: LLNL team explores electric grid modernization via HPC

Jan. 24, 2019 -  
A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) team has successfully deployed a widely used power distribution grid simulation software on a high-performance computing (HPC) system, demonstrating substantial speedups and taking a key step toward creating a commercial tool that utilities could...
For article DOE funds LLNL project aimed at improving energy efficiency in buildings

DOE funds LLNL project aimed at improving energy efficiency in buildings

Sept. 10, 2018 -  
The Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) within the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) recently awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers with $3 million for a three-year project aimed at using building energy more efficiently to...

Simulation for grid transmission, distribution

June 11, 2018 -  
Renewable energy is on the rise, especially in California, where utility companies are mandated to get at least half of their power from renewable resources, such as solar and wind, by 2030. It may be a positive development for the environment, but questions linger about how electricity generated...
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New exascale system for earth simulation

April 23, 2018 -  
A new earth modeling system unveiled today will have weather-scale resolution and use advanced computers to simulate aspects of Earth’s variability and anticipate decadal changes that will critically impact the U.S. energy sector in coming years. After four years of development, the Energy Exascale...

Secretary Perry: LLNL ‘making a difference, impacting people’s lives in a powerful way’

March 28, 2018 -  
Energy Secretary Rick Perry made his first visit to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) on Monday, praising Lab employees for “making a difference in people’s lives” and reaffirming DOE’s commitment to securing the future of its national laboratories. Perry made the remarks during a joint...
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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...

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

Sept. 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 --...
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Americans used more clean energy in 2016

April 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...

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...