Posts tagged with "Energy"


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

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

July 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

June 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...

American energy use up slightly, carbon emissions almost unchanged

May 20, 2015 -  
Americans' energy use continued to grow slowly in 2014, fueled by increases in the use of natural gas, wind and solar, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Each year, the Laboratory releases charts that illustrate the nation's...

New research could lead to more efficient electrical energy storage

March 4, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore researchers have identified electrical charge-induced changes in the structure and bonding of graphitic carbon electrodes that may one day affect the way energy is stored. The research could lead to an improvement in the capacity and efficiency of electrical energy storage...