Posts tagged with "Energy"

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...

Jan. 9 deadline for submitting clean energy proposals

Dec. 5, 2011 -  
Energy businesses that would like to collaborate with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory teams of experts to advance clean energy technology through high performance computing (HPC) must submit a one page letter of intent by the close of business Monday, Jan. 9. The initial call for proposals...

DOE awards LLNL more than $850,000 for geothermal research

Sep. 14, 2011 -  
The Laboratory has received $890,000 from DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to help accelerate geothermal energy technology. The main project, "Stochastic Joint Inversion for Integrated Data Interpretation in Geothermal Exploration," is led by Rob Mellors and colleagues Abe...

Navajo Nation contingent visits Lab for energy discussions and tours

Jul. 29, 2011 -  
The Navajo Nation Energy Advisory Committee (EAC) made a special visit to the Laboratory last week to look at new technologies and discuss a formal partnership to assist the tribe as the nation put Navajo energy policy in place. Joining the EAC committee members were Navajo Nation President Ben...

Miller touts Lab capabilities as resource for economy

Jul. 28, 2011 -  
Mechanisms to grow a healthier economy, whether for Livermore, the Tri-Valley and greater Bay Area, the state or nation, were discussed during a special Innovation Forum, as part of the Livermore Chamber of Commerce's Summer Luncheon series. Director George Miller served as one of the panelists,...

Laboratory signs agreement with China to develop clean energy technology

Jul. 19, 2011 -  
The Laboratory has signed an agreement with the Clean Energy Research Institute in China to conduct joint research and development of clean energy technologies. The Clean Energy Research Institute was formed by Huaneng Power International Inc., the largest power company in the world. Under the...

Science & Technology Review focuses on new energy source

Jul. 13, 2011 -  
The July/August 2011 issue of Science & Technology Review is now online . This issue's feature article, "Igniting Our Energy Future," reports on how Livermore researchers are forging a commercial pathway for a revolutionary power plant called LIFE to help the nation meet the increasing demand...

High Performance Computing Innovation Center opened

Jun. 30, 2011 -  
The first facility in the Livermore Valley Open Campus was dedicated Thursday, in a ceremony hosted by Laboratory Deputy Director Tom Gioconda and attended by Rep. John Garamendi, Rep. Jerry McNerney, Livermore Mayor Marshall Kamena, San Ramon Mayor Abram Wilson, Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory opens High Performance Computing Innovation Center for collaboration with industry

Jun. 30, 2011 -  
In an initiative that aims to boost the nation's economic competitiveness, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory today announced the opening of the High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC). The innovation center will facilitate national lab/industry collaboration, applying high...

LLNL scientists and engineers capture two awards for top industrial innovations

Jun. 22, 2011 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have captured two awards for developing cutting-edge technologies with commercial potential. A team of LLNL computer scientists and a team of engineers have won awards from the trade journal R&D Magazine for developing advances among the top...