Posts tagged with "Energy"

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

Lawrence Livermore, NY company collaborate on power capacity for portable sensors

May. 20, 2016 -  
A team of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists has begun collaborating with a New York company to improve its manufacturing process and increase the power source storage capacity of the firm's portable sensors. Lab researchers are working with Ithaca, New York-based Widetronix...
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LLNL energy guru returns from Washington

May. 17, 2016 -  
Julio Friedmann never tired of seeing the monuments, memorials, the Capitol, the Mall, meetings in the West Wing of the White House and other historic buildings. As principal deputy assistant secretary for Fossil Energy for the Department of Energy since November 2013, Friedmann was on assignment...