Posts tagged with "Energy"


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...

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

Mar. 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...

Microcapsules capture carbon safely

Feb. 5, 2015 -  
Using the same baking soda found in most grocery stores, Lawrence Livermore scientists, along with colleagues from Harvard University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, have created a significant advance in carbon dioxide capture. The team developed a new type of carbon capture...
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Top 10 science and technology stories of 2014

Dec. 17, 2014 -  
In 2014, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) built on a 62-year tradition of translating basic science into technologies that ensure national security, address pressing real world problems and expand the boundaries of fundamental science. The top stories of the year are a reflection of...
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Physics World names National Ignition Facility fuel gain top 10 breakthrough of the year

Dec. 15, 2014 -  
Physics World , an international monthly magazine published by the Institute of Physics , has named the National Ignition Facility’s (NIF) achievement of fuel gain one of its top 10 breakthroughs of the year. Ignition — the process of releasing fusion energy equal to or greater than the amount of...