Posts tagged with "Energy"

Lab hosts workshop with research universities to address energy challenges

Aug. 2, 2012 -  
To lay the foundation for stronger collaborations to address national energy problems, the Laboratory recently invited researchers from leading universities to exchange ideas and mathematical approaches for leveraging high performance computing, and to identify areas for cooperative research. "This...

The future of power

Mar. 29, 2012 -  
What is power, and how can the United States effectively project power in the information or cyber age? This was the focus of a recent lecture by Joseph Nye as part of a seminar series on U.S. foreign policy sponsored by the Center for Global Security Research. Nye has had a significant influence,...

Lawrence Livermore teams with industry to advance energy technologies using high performance computing

Mar. 19, 2012 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) today announced the selection of six industry projects for the advancement of energy technologies using high performance computing (HPC). Called the "hpc4energy incubator," this pilot program aims to innovate and accelerate the...

Lab co-sponsors North Dakota energy technology symposium

Mar. 5, 2012 -  
Tomas Diaz de la Rubia, the Lab's deputy director for Science and Technology, discussed Monday how high performance computer modeling and simulation can accelerate the development of clean energy technologies in a keynote address at North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo, N.D. The Laboratory...

Ten scientists named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff

Feb. 21, 2012 -  
Ten Laboratory researchers have been named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff (DMTS) for their extraordinary scientific and technical contributions to the Laboratory and its missions as acknowledged by their professional peers and the larger community. Jim Candy of the Engineering Directorate...

Media advisory: 'Get to Know Your National Labs' seminar

Feb. 6, 2012 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories/California, in partnership with the City of Livermore and the i-GATE Innovation Hub, are presenting a new business networking series called "Get to Know Your National Labs." Both Livermore-based national laboratories are...

Startup company uses LLNL's technology to compete in "America's Next Top Energy Innovator"

Feb. 1, 2012 -  
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Integrated Dynamic Electron Solutions Inc. is using Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's technology to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy's "America's Next Top Energy Innovator Challenge," a competition where Americans vote online for the most innovative and promising...

Lawrence Livermore and Navajo Nation to partner in energy efforts

Feb. 1, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Navajo Nation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to further mutual energy collaborations. LLNL and the Navajo Nation plan to collaborate in an array of areas including energy security; carbon sequestration; coal gasification; shale...

Power generation is blowing in the wind

Jan. 17, 2012 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- By looking at the stability of the atmosphere, wind farm operators could gain greater insight into the amount of power generated at any given time. Power generated by a wind turbine largely depends on the wind speed. In a wind farm in which the turbines experience the same wind...

Lawrence Livermore receives $1.75 million to integrate more renewable sources into California's energy grid

Dec. 19, 2011 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is working with the California Energy Commission to develop ways to increase the amounts of wind and solar generation integrated into California's energy grid. The project will use LLNL's high-resolution weather models and high performance computing to...