Posts tagged with "Energy"

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...

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...
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Lab and DOE representatives meet with industry, academia to discuss investing in clean energy

May. 5, 2016 -  
Representatives from Lawrence Livermore and 10 other national laboratories met last Thursday with Department of Energy officials, investors and academic institutions for the inaugural Laboratory-Investor Knowledge Seminar (LINKS) to discuss strategies to better transfer clean energy technologies...

Americans used less energy in 2015

Apr. 19, 2016 -  
Americans used less energy overall in 2015 than the previous year, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Each year, the Laboratory releases energy flow charts that illustrate the nation's consumption and use of energy. Overall, Americans...

Lawrence Livermore to work on DOE research program for electric grid modernization

Jan. 14, 2016 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers will be working on 14 new grid research projects as part of the Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium announced Thursday by Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. Moniz released a blueprint for modernizing the grid, which is built on its Grid...

'Underground battery' could store energy, CO2

Jan. 6, 2016 -  
Meeting the Paris Climate Agreement goal of limiting the increase in the global average temperature to well below two degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels will require increased use of renewable energy and reducing the CO 2 intensity of fossil energy use. The intermittency of when the...
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Using hydrogen to enhance lithium ion batteries

Nov. 5, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have found that lithium ion batteries operate longer and faster when their electrodes are treated with hydrogen. Lithium ion batteries (LIBs) are a class of rechargeable battery types in which lithium ions move from the negative electrode to the...

Lawrence Livermore to host CalCharge clean tech innovation effort to work with industry

Aug. 20, 2015 -  
What: CalCharge and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will announce a groundbreaking public-private partnership to engage energy storage companies with LLNL’s world-class research capabilities and facilities. Storage industry leaders and innovators as well as Lab officials will explain...

Bay Area labs team up to share clean energy, manufacturing expertise with small businesses

Jul. 9, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE— Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), in partnership with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and Sandia National Laboratories/California (SNL/CA), have been awarded $4.15 million by the Department of Energy (DOE) to jointly launch a new small business voucher pilot...

Bay Area’s three national labs join forces to work with energy storage, manufacturing companies

Jun. 23, 2015 -  
SAN FRANCISCO – Through the public-private consortium CalCharge, energy storage companies will soon have unprecedented and streamlined access to three U.S. Department of Energy national labs in the Bay Area — giving them a major competitive advantage in the fast-growing battery industry. CalCharge...