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Clean Fossil Energy

Unlocking Fire Ice

A PNNL-developed software is being used to study a new way of producing methane hydrates—a massive and largely untapped source of energy.   Rest of story…

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Electricity Infrastructure

PNNL smart grid management technology licensed to Calico

Technology balances power supply and demand at lowest possible cost.   Rest of story…

PNNL Solar Researchers Win R&D Award

Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

PNNL Solar Researchers Win R&D Award

PNNL researchers have brought home 3 of the 100 R&D awards, also known as the "Oscars of Innovation", after a ceremony in Las Vegas on November 7, 2014. Rest of story…

Environmental Health & Remediation

Chemical treatment methods show potential for stabilizing contaminants

PNNL study identifies three treatment methods for stabilizing contaminants in underground tanks. Rest of story…

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Nuclear Regulatory

Gel technology offers a promising approach toward cancer treatment

An injectable radiogel technology delivers the yttrium-90 medical isotope to a precise location in the body for targeted radiation therapy. Rest of story…

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PNNL in the News

  • Wired.com's Nick Stockton quoted PNNL's Will Shaw in a post about research buoys PNNL is commissioning to predict the power-producing potential at offshore wind power sites. 11.07.14
  • Several outlets - including The Verge, Networkworld, Laboratory Equipment, domain-b.com and Nature World News reported on PNNL's Sensor Fish. 11.07.14
  • Northwest Public Radio's Courtney Flatt quoted PNNL's Daniel Deng about PNNL's Sensor Fish, a device that measures the physical stresses fish experience as they pass through dams, and how it is helping improve hydroelectric operations. 11.06.14
  • EV World and other outlets cited old PNNL research that found the U.S. grid could handle charging up to 140 million electric vehicles. 11.06.14
  • Wired.com's Nick Stockton quoted PNNL's Daniel Deng about PNNL's Sensor Fish, a device that measures the physical stresses fish experience as they pass through dams, and how it is helping improve hydroelectric operations. 11.04.14
  • Forbes.com's James Conca cited research by PNNL's Rich Brown about the injuries fish receive from the pressure changes they experience while swimming through dams in a blog post about hydroelectricity's environmental impacts as dams are increasingly being built overseas. 11.04.14
  • Tri-City Herald, Greentech Media, Smart Grid News and others reported PNNL is part of DOE's new Lab-Corps technology commercialization program. 11.02.14
  • FedBizOpps and a few other websites posted a DOE solicitation to build a General Purpose Chemistry Laboratory at PNNL. 10.30.14
  • Green Car Congress mentioned PNNL and JGCRI in a story on the greenhouse gas benefits of corn stover ethanol. 10.30.14
  • Gizmag Martin LaMonica noted UniEnergy Technologies' vanadium redox flow battery is based on PNNL technology in a roundup of companies with promising grid-scale energy storage solutions. 10.30.14
  • Multiple outlets - including the National Journal and Smart Grid News - reported PNNL is part of DOE's new Lab-Corps program to accelerate the commercialization of national lab technologies. 10.29.14
  • The Smart Grid Observer and others reported PNNL is assisting with a DOE-funded microgrid project being led by Alstom Grid. 10.29.14
  • Energy Manager Today, Fuel Cell Works and others reported PNNL helped develop a geothermic fuel cell recently unveiled by IEP Technology. 10.27.14
  • Xconomy's Martin LaMonica noted UniEnergy Technologies' vanadium redox flow battery is based on PNNL technology in a roundup of companies with promising grid-scale energy storage solutions. 10.23.14
  • Greentech Media's Julia Pyper mentioned PNNL's vanadium redox battery technology, which was licensed to UniEnergy Technologies. 10.23.14
  • A Department of Energy blog featured a PNNL video and summarized PNNL's biofuel research in a post about research funded by DOE's Bioenergy Technologies Office. 10.22.14
  • A Department of Energy blog highlighted two PNNL projects to protect fish at hydroelectric facilities: development of the Sensor Fish and testing of Whooshh Innovation's fish transport system. 10.22.14
  • High Country News' Marshall Swearingen reported on the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project and noted PNNL's. 10.20.14
  • DeSmogBlog's Justin Mikulka covered Haewon's Nature paper on abundant natural gas. 10.20.14

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