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2017

Wellman Completes Inaugural DOE Leadership Program
Program aims to build network of leaders to tackle the nation's energy challenges
May 2017
ThermalTracker: The Secret Lives of Bats and Birds Revealed
Open-source software can help accelerate widespread deployment of offshore wind
May 2017
Bing Liu Selected to Chair Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings
Study draws professionals from around the globe to discuss energy use and climate impacts
May 2017
Engineer Honored for Work in STEM Education
Elizabeth Stephens' volunteer work garners awards and recognition
May 2017
Prabhakaran Wins Best Poster Award for Nuclear Materials Research
Poster covers the effect of neutron irradiation on friction stir processed alloys
May 2017
Scientist Selected as Outstanding Associate Editor
Soil Science Society of America recognizes Zhuanfang Zhang
April 2017
Conroy Chosen as Finalist in "Science as Art" Competition
Artwork shows image of platinum during neutron irradiation
April 2017
Regional Project Reveals the Potential of Transactive Control
PNNL experiments test new methods for managing the nation's buildings and energy system
April 2017
Regional Project Reveals the Potential of Transactive Control
PNNL experiments test new methods for managing the nation's buildings and energy system
April 2017
Upgraded Troffer Performance Specification Means More Savings, More Flexibility
Approximately $5 billion could be saved annually using the new high-efficiency performance specification
April 2017
Capturing FutureGen 2.0
Body of work and benefits of carbon storage featured in special issue of International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control
April 2017
Dust Busters
Integrated air dispersion models help demolition workers breathe easier at contaminated facilities
April 2017
Long-Term Lighting Leaves Light Bulb Jokes Behind
New GATEWAY report evaluates long-term performance of LED lighting, finds value beyond energy savings
March 2017
PNNL Team Recognized for Role in High-Profile Siting Process for Nuclear Waste Facilities
Team's work helped DOE complete a Summary of Public Input report
March 2017
Nicole Overman Wins 3rd Place in Science-As-Art Competition
Image of copper published in Minerals, Metals and Materials Society journal
March 2017
More Troffers to Offer
CALiPER Snapshot report evaluates performance of troffer lighting
March 2017
Ahmed Elected to Third Term on International Association of Management of Technology Board of Directors
Two-year term allows for knowledge acquisition and thought leadership
March 2017
Steven Ross Wins Distinguished Poster Award
Poster praised for technical and communication excellence
March 2017
Researcher Appointed to Editorial Board of Scientific Reports
Satish Nune will focus on Chemical Physics manuscripts
March 2017
Researcher Elected Fellow of American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Reid Peterson honored for professional accomplishments in waste processing
February 2017
Grid Architecture: Building Consensus for Grid Modernization
Multi-national lab team, industry collaborating on tools to address increasingly complex grid
February 2017
Grid Smart: Special Issue Features PNNL Transactive Energy Expertise
IEEE's Electrification Magazine focuses on understanding and effectively deploying transactive systems
February 2017
Grid Smart: Special Issue Features PNNL Transactive Energy Expertise
IEEE's Electrification Magazine focuses on understanding and effectively deploying transactive systems
February 2017
The Buoy is Back: What Data Can Tell Us About Offshore Wind
Scientists analyze data from one of PNNL's offshore buoys
February 2017
PNNL Technology at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
Exhibits include PNNL research and development for energy independence and electricity infrastructure
February 2017
ASME Special Issue on Buildings of the Future
Vision seeks to inform future research and strategic planning for built environment
February 2017
Two Brains are Better Than One: How the Geothermal Community Upped the Game for Computer Codes
Modeling an underground world of uncertainty requires collaboration
February 2017
Tune-Ups: Servicing Buildings from the Roof, Down
Timeline highlights successful development of building Re-tuning™ methodology
February 2017
Hawaii Says Aloha to Building Energy Savings
Adoption of the 2015 International Energy Code could reduce residential energy costs by 21 percent
January 2017
Research Artwork Featured on Advanced Materials Interfaces
Art illustrates Metal Organic Framework Technique for Coating Surfaces
January 2017
Separation Technique for Radioactive Technetium
Composite promises efficient pertechnetate removal for nuclear waste immobilization
January 2017

2016

Workshop Pursues Framework for Building Better Grid Tools
5th Workshop on Next-Generation Analytics for the Future Power Grid held at PNNL
December 2016
Controls Engineer Named Fellow of Renowned Engineering Institute
Zhenyu "Henry" Huang elevated for his contributions to dynamic analysis and high performance computing
December 2016
How the Wind Blows
Researchers leverage a popular weather model to better forecast the wind and its clean energy potential
December 2016
Sturgeon, Lamprey, and Eel: Special Tags for Special Fish
Long-living lamprey, adult eels, and sturgeon have a promising new ally
December 2016
Trucks, Trains, Ships, and Cranes: Tracking Transportation Stress and Vibration
Multinational team measuring stress on simulated spent fuel during shipment
December 2016
Energy Storage Expert Among Most Influential Scientists
Jun Liu named in top 1 percent of citations in the areas of chemistry and materials science
December 2016
Scientist Named to Editorial Board of Renewable Energy Journal
Zhaoqing Yang will serve as editor of the journal's Ocean Energy and Offshore Wind section
November 2016
No Coking Zone
New research identifies a novel approach to understanding chemical "poisoning" and coking in zeolite catalysts
November 2016
Yousu Chen Receives IEEE Leadership Award
Engineer was honored for contributions at local, regional, and national level
November 2016
The Ultimate Wind Energy Research Assistant: WREN Hub
Research from around the globe exploring wind energy impacts on wildlife
November 2016
Catching More Carbon with Less Sticky Solvents
New computation model could change the way carbon dioxide is captured
November 2016
Glass Scientist Wins Exceptional Engineering Achievement Award
John Vienna selected for leadership and expertise in glass development for nuclear waste processing
November 2016
An Award-Winning Subsurface Software
E4D-RT takes subsurface imaging software where no commercial software has gone before
November 2016
An Award-Winning Subsurface Software
E4D-RT takes subsurface imaging software where no commercial software has gone before
November 2016
An Award-Winning Subsurface Software
E4D-RT takes subsurface imaging software where no commercial software has gone before
November 2016
Engineer Appointed to Lighting Society Board
Naomi Miller will serve as At-Large-Director of Illuminating Engineering Society
November 2016
Superior Lighting for Sacramento's Senior Citizens
Tunable white LED systems find health benefits, energy savings of 68 percent
November 2016
PNNL Scientists Part of Award-Winning Team for Automotive Research
Ken Rappe and Mark Stewart help team win USCAR award
November 2016
Built to Code: Savings Imminent Post-Code Adoption and Implementation
New report analyzes impacts of model building energy code development and implementation, indicates reduced carbon dioxide emissions
October 2016
New PNNL Computing Project to Tackle Grid Modernization at Warp Speed
Researchers work to optimize grid planning through "exascale" supercomputer applications
October 2016
PNNL Economist Elected President of Economics Conference
Patrick Balducci chosen to lead Pacific Northwest Regional Economics Conference
October 2016
Xiaoliang Wei Wins Early Career Achievement Award
Scientist Recognized for Redox Flow Battery Work
October 2016
PNNL Scientist Recognized by DOE Office of Nuclear Safety
William Ivans acknowledged for contributions to safety software
October 2016
More Than a Parking Lot: 16 Organizations Win LEEP Awards
Campaign participants shine bright, saving $14.4 million annually
October 2016
The Pursuit of Liquid Hydrogen
A PNNL twist on magnetocaloric refrigeration uses high-field magnets to reach very cold temperatures that could lead to low-cost liquid hydrogen
October 2016
Cracking Under Pressure is No Problem for High Strength Self-Healing Cement
With the addition of polymers, PNNL- developed "super cement" that can self-heal
September 2016
Guide for Documentation and Validation of Energy Storage System Safety
New compliance guide helps ensure timely deployment of safe energy storage systems
September 2016
PNNL-Led Campus Project Expands to Multiple Buildings
Experiment deployment and results, and partner progress on energy storage and solar activities, mark strong first phase
September 2016
Outdoor Lighting Decision Tree Tool Improves Energy Efficiency
New interactive tool serves as decision-helper
September 2016
Rosenberg Named ASHRAE Fellow
Acknowledged for buildings systems and energy research
September 2016
Air Conditioning That's Out of This World
New materials enhance the cooling effects from outer space to reduce energy use in small- to medium-sized buildings
September 2016
Distributed Wind Market Report Finds Local Wind is Powering More U.S. Companies
Localized wind turbines provide a renewable alternative for U.S. companies' utility needs
September 2016
Interior Lighting Campaign Winners Named for Exemplary Energy Performance
13 organizations lead the way for huge energy savings in lighting
September 2016
PNNL and Industry Team Wins Award for Hybrid Power Generation System
Harmonic Adsorption Recuperative Power System makes power generation less costly and more efficient
September 2016
ACEEE Served for Building Efficiency
Summer Study draws visionaries focused on reducing climate impact of buildings
September 2016
Self-Powered Fish Tags Make for Long-Lasting Research
Long-lasting transmitter uses fish swimming motion for power
September 2016
Two PNNL Scientists Elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
WSAS elects Suresh Baskaran and Jun Liu for scientific leadership
August 2016
Targeting Technetium
PNNL explores promising technique for tackling a tough cleanup challenge at the Hanford Site
August 2016
Cheaper, Cleaner, Safer Nuclear Fuel Recycling
Tailor-made traps collect noble gases at ambient temperature
August 2016
Stay! Teaching Technetium Not to Escape
Cobalt keeps troubling radionuclide from leaving during waste processing
August 2016
Emissions Calculator for Modern Grid Investments
PNNL and utilities partner to develop and test new Emissions Quantification Tool
July 2016
Chemist Wins Award for Advancements in Future Fuels
Tim Bays recognized with diverse team of researchers
July 2016
"Dry" Method Whets Appetite for MOF Synthesis
Solvent recycling in metal organic framework is key to efficiency
July 2016
Sealing the Deal: Two-Layered Seal Extends Shelf Life of Micro-Battery
Better-encapsulated battery used to power tiny tags that track fish movement
July 2016
Dam Operators Keep their Cool with Cold Spray Repairs
A better way to repair hydropower dam turbines
July 2016
PNNL Research Sparks Discussions at 2016 IEEE PES General Meeting
Two PNNL-authored papers selected as "Best Paper" finalists
July 2016
Grid Contingency Analysis Software Helps Prevent Cascading Failures
High-performance computing tool gives planners a better understanding of the potential impacts associated with extreme events
July 2016
Magnetic Attraction Extracts Valuable Rare Earth Elements
A new way to extract rare earth elements at geothermal power plants
June 2016
Many Muons: Imaging the Underground with Help from the Cosmos
Borehole muon detector an important technological advancement for imaging and monitoring carbon dioxide storage sites
June 2016
Researcher Recognized for 10 Years of Efforts in Lightweight Materials Program
Eric Nyberg receives Special Recognition Award from DOE Vehicle Technologies Office
June 2016
Keeping Fast Reactor Steel in Shape
Advanced oxide dispersion strengthened (ODS) ferritic alloys are potential top candidate materials for components that need exceptional resistance to radiation-induced swelling and creep.
June 2016
Transactive Times: Three PNNL Researchers Featured in Special Issue
IEEE's Power & Energy Magazine focuses on transactive energy
June 2016
Transactive Times: Three PNNL Researchers Featured in Special Issue
IEEE's Power & Energy Magazine focuses on transactive energy
June 2016
Sustainability Superstar
McMordie Stoughton recognized for contributions to water management plan
June 2016
Real-time Relief for Easing Congestion on the Power Grid
New tool maximizes today's transmission assets, taps unused capacities
June 2016
PNNL Unlocks Secret to the World's Strongest Titanium Alloy
Preheating process can increase its strength by 10-15 percent; holds great promise for vehicle manufacturing
June 2016
Scale-up of Aviation Biofuels from Alcohols Reaching New Heights
PNNL and industry partners achieve biofuel milestone, producing 5 gallons of synthetic paraffinic kerosene from CO derived alcohols
June 2016
Rising Stars of Robotics
PNNL to help mentor the next generation of robotics experts in environmental cleanup
June 2016
True Detection
PNNL helps assess vapor monitoring and detection equipment for the Hanford tank farms
June 2016
Two PNNL Staff Go Beyond the Office Walls to Help Students Excel
Christian Johnson and Elizabeth Stephens recognized with Fitzner-Eberhardt Award for their support of STEM educationtheir support of STEM education
June 2016
New National Academy Book on Future Electric Grid Research
PNNL's Jeff Dagle on committee to provide recommendations for future grid analytical research
June 2016
Researchers Characterize Biofilms to Help Reduce Corrosion, Clogged Pipes
Study featured cover of Journal of Biophotonics
June 2016
DOE's Patricia Hoffman Keynotes Energy Storage Symposium at PNNL
Experts convene to discuss future of energy storage and battery technology
June 2016
Architecture-Friendly Organic Light-Emitting Diodes Studied in Demonstration
First DOE tests on emerging technology take place at Aurora Lighting Design, Inc.
May 2016
Marine Energy Paper Chosen from Among Sea of Candidates
Post-doc Samuel Harding plays key role in award-winning paper
May 2016
If the Grid Becomes a Value Exchange, How Do We Assign Value to it?
New report details pros and cons of applying valuation methods to Transactive Systems
May 2016
If the Grid Becomes a Value Exchange, How Do We Assign Value to it?
New report details pros and cons of applying valuation methods to Transactive Systems
May 2016
New Method Shows Promise for Turning Energy Peaks into Valleys
Researchers are testing an innovative control approach to improve efficiency in buildings
May 2016
New Method Shows Promise for Turning Energy Peaks into Valleys
Researchers are testing an innovative control approach to improve efficiency in buildings
May 2016
Pursuing Grid Flexibility, Avoiding Grid Lock
New software busts through time barriers that prevent new energy resources from getting onto the grid
May 2016
New Insights from Old Glass
Researchers use ancient glass from Europe to study aging effects on radioactive glass waste forms
April 2016
Take the Heat, Cool the Glass
Glass study helps validate heating and cooling system at the Hanford Vit Plant could speed waste processing
April 2016
Developing a Community for Connected Buildings
Buildings Interoperability Landscape report addresses barriers and establishes baseline goals for advancing building connectivity
April 2016
Tom Brouns named Fellow of Waste Management Symposia
Honor reflects contributions to radioactive waste management
April 2016
Mining Uranium from Seawater
Advances announced in special issue of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
April 2016
10 Ways We 'Walk the Sustainable Walk' at PNNL
Using our own science to increase energy efficiency and reduce environmental impacts
April 2016
Thallapally Presents Metal-Organic Framework Research
Invited presentation delivered to DOE's Fuel Cycle Technologies subcommittee
April 2016
Inventor of the Year Named by PNNL
Pathway to Excellence event acknowledges advancements made by PNNL researchers
April 2016
PNNL Scientist Awarded for Improving Building Energy Efficiency Codes
Pam Cole wins 2016 Energy Efficiency Code Champion award
April 2016
International Collaboration Studies Effects of Marine Renewable Energy Devices
Annex IV State of Science Report increases market acceleration and safe deployment of marine renewable energy devices
April 2016
Not Your Grandma's Storm Windows
PNNL research supports Environmental Protection Agency framework document toward ENERGY STAR label for low-e storm windows
March 2016
Lithium Hoarding Behind Failure of Promising New Battery
New study shows how the choice of electrolyte can cause high-capacity batteries to quickly fade
March 2016
Lithium Hoarding Behind Failure of Promising New Battery
New study shows how the choice of electrolyte can cause high-capacity batteries to quickly fade
March 2016
A Modern Grid is a Resilient One
PNNL engineer part of national committee that will recommend R&D solutions to DOE
March 2016
Researchers Increase Accuracy of Measurements for Marine Energy Potential
Converging acoustic Doppler profilers increase resolution of tidal velocity data
March 2016
Low Temperature Battery Design Shows Promise for Grid Energy Storage
New design lowers cost, improves system stability
March 2016
Grid Researchers Heed the Need for Speed
High-performance computing with adapted algorithm makes grid tool twice as fast
February 2016
Dream Come True for Carbon Storage Monitoring
New software developed at PNNL aids carbon dioxide storage planning
February 2016
Keeping Contamination in Its Place
19-year study of a prototype surface barrier yields promising results for containing contamination for 1,000 years
February 2016
Removing the Phosphorus Roadblock for Renewable Fuel
PNNL researchers discover method to recycle phosphorus used to grow algae for biofuel
February 2016
Higher Standards: New Rules Enable Energy Conservation
PNNL key player in meeting goals to support the President's Climate Action Plan
February 2016
LightMAT: Accelerating the Development and Deployment of Lightweight Materials
PNNL leads a new cross-lab consortium to provide lightweight materials R&D to U.S. businesses
February 2016
Perfect Score: New Tool Makes Energy Efficiency Easy
PNNL's Building Energy Asset Score offers standardized efficiency evaluation
February 2016
PNNL Showcases Technology at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
Exhibits include PNNL projects and research for a clean energy future
February 2016
PNNL Showcases Technology at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
Exhibits include PNNL projects and research for a clean energy future
February 2016
How to Make a Modern Grid
New grid architecture report, website contains analyses and insights for industry and decision makers
February 2016
Moved to Market: Micro Aerosol Disinfecting System
New technology that kills pathogens with a fine, salty mist was awarded with an Excellence in Technology Transfer award
February 2016
Realistic Data for 21st Century Power Grid Development
Newly built open-access data sets will help test, refine grid technologies
February 2016
Safe, Secure Spent-Fuel Shipping
PNNL's Steve Maheras recognized by DOE for leadership in site evaluations and railcar prototype development
January 2016
Engineer Mark Bassett Ranked Among Energy Elite
Association of Energy Engineers names Bassett as Certified Energy Manager
January 2016
Detecting Technetium in Groundwater
Novel approach uses salt-based sensor
January 2016
Modern Grid, Massive Potential
PNNL involved in 40 projects as part of sweeping national effort toward power grid modernization
January 2016
Stream Heat Model Strengthens Water-Energy-Land Dialogue
PNNL researchers developed new way to understand stream temperatures
January 2016
Mathaudhu's Magnesium Research Published in Nature
Group's research shows promise in making magnesium alloys stronger, more flexible
January 2016
Top One Percent: PNNL's Highly Cited Authors
Researchers Jason Zhang and Jun Liu were recognized in the Thomson Reuters analysis
January 2016
Beg, Borrow, and Share—A Unique Solution to Balance the Power Grid
PNNL project team wins Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy funding
January 2016
Beg, Borrow, and Share—A Unique Solution to Balance the Power Grid
PNNL project team wins Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy funding
January 2016

2015

New Flow Battery to Cut Energy Storage Costs
PNNL organic battery will be 60% cheaper than standard vanadium flow battery
December 2015
PNNL Software Helps Greenhouse Gases Go Underground
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has established an agreement with PNNL to use Velo for the submission and evaluation of permits for geologic storage of carbon dioxide
December 2015
Balancing the Benefits of Emerging LED Technology
Color changing LED technology has potential to be adopted for architectural lighting
December 2015
Hunkering Down with Radioactive Waste
New "gamma bunker" helps advance cleanup efforts at the Hanford Site
December 2015
Physical Chemist Carlos Fernandez's Team Wins IChemE Global Award
Non-toxic fluid reduces water use in traditional fracking methods and increases potential for geothermal power
December 2015
Taming the Electrical Distribution Beast
PNNL model informs 21st Century grid system architecture and control solutions
December 2015
Buoy Makes a Splash off New Jersey Coast
PNNL deploys the second of two buoys for wind energy research
December 2015
Immobilizing Iodine with Silver-Functionalized Silica Aerogel
Advanced material developed by researchers at PNNL captures and sequesters radioiodine
December 2015
Building Efficiency for Neighbors to the North
British Columbia utility partners with PNNL to identify solutions for reducing energy use
December 2015
Three New Technologies for Cleaner Energy
PNNL leads one ARPA-E project, collaborates on two others
December 2015
Three New Technologies for Cleaner Energy
PNNL leads one ARPA-E project, collaborates on two others
December 2015
Energy-Efficiency Technology Gets Better With Time
PNNL's updated FEDS software makes it easier than ever to improve building efficiency
November 2015
From Airports to Universities, GATEWAY Demonstrations Shine Bright
New lighting at Philadelphia International Airport and Princeton University promote sustainability and LED effectiveness
November 2015
Coaxing Carbon Dioxide into Tiny Underground Voids
New study shows how water in the right place can enhance carbon sequestration
November 2015
PNNL's Prabhakaran is Leading the Way
Materials science researcher selected to attend elite leadership conference
November 2015
Connected Campuses to Test Transactive Energy
PNNL partners with Washington State's two biggest universities to advance smart grid efforts
November 2015
Connected Campuses to Test Transactive Energy
PNNL partners with Washington State's two biggest universities to advance smart grid efforts
November 2015
Nanomaterials Scientist Joins Publication's Editorial Board
Journal of Heterocyclics welcomes Satish Nune as newest editorial board member
November 2015
New Watts Bar Reactor Gets Green Light for Operations
PNNL expertise enables NRC-granted reactor operating license in Tennessee
November 2015
A Class of Their Own: Efficiency Standard Updated for Heat Pumps and Air Conditioners
PNNL research team lends hand in publishing updated regulatory standard, will save 0.15 quads of energy
October 2015
PNNL Engineer Wins Award for Best Conference Paper
Power Energy Society chose Jim Follum and his collaborator from among 1,600 submissions
October 2015
Corrosion Cracking: When Does it Really Start?
Research at PNNL aims to identify the onset of stress corrosion cracking in pressurized water nuclear reactors
October 2015
Jeff Dagle Selected as Advisory Board Chair for Grid Resilience Project
Project to address renewable energy deployment issues
October 2015
Low-e Storm Windows: Proven for Reduced Energy Costs
Energy saving low-e storm windows cost one-quarter of traditional window replacement
October 2015
What Lies Beneath
PNNL team helps DOE meet key subsurface cleanup milestone at Hanford
October 2015
Vision for a Modern Grid Improved with PNNL Investment
PNNL's Future Power Grid Initiative concludes, new chapter begins for GridOPTICS™
October 2015
Cooling off the Energy Impact of Rooftop Units
Smart Monitoring and Diagnostic System field demonstration finds energy saving potential
October 2015
Materials Scientist Elected ASM International Fellow
Suveen Mathaudhu recognized for metals and materials research
October 2015
Turning the Lights Back on in Detroit
Motor City, America gets back on its feet with help from PNNL during street light infrastructure restoration
October 2015
Graham Parker Joins Elite Group of Engineering Fellows
The Association of Energy Engineers recognized Parker for contributions to energy management industry
October 2015
Catch-and-Consume: Recycling Carbon Emissions
PNNL chemist uses advanced solvents to capture carbon dioxide and convert it to fuel
October 2015
Better Bases: Improved Water Efficiency for U.S. Army Reserve
PNNL's in-depth water efficiency assessments for the Army Reserve include innovative approaches for water conservation using alternative water
October 2015
Zhiqun (Daniel) Deng Recognized for Exceptional Engineering
Individual contributions in aquatic acoustic technologies acknowledged with PNNL's Exceptional Engineering Achievement Award
September 2015
Aluminum Illuminated for Vehicle Manufacturers
Award-winning friction stir welding process creates lighter car parts at faster rates
September 2015
New Commercial Lighting in Store to Slash Energy Bills
Commercial building owners achieve up to 75% lighting energy savings
September 2015
The Gloves are... on: PNNL Tests Fish Immobilization Gloves
Smith-Root gloves use electricity to temporarily immobilize fish and avoid sedation
September 2015
Model Supports Groundwater Risk Calculations
Tool suite and vitrification invited topics at annual meeting
September 2015
PNNL Chemist Receives Glenn T. Seaborg Actinide Separations Award
Gregg Lumetta recognized for work on cleaning radioactive waste
September 2015
Turn Baby, Turn: Small Wind Exports Generate more than Power
Distributed Wind Market Report highlights the U.S. wind energy boom
September 2015
Everything Home Buyers Need to Know About Green Homes
Newly launched web tool showcases energy-efficient homes
September 2015
PNNL Research Featured in Special Issue Exploring Lithium Sulfur Battery Technology
Enables "apples to apples" comparisons of the various Li-S batteries for specific research and market applications
September 2015
LED Lighting Takes Center Stage at University of Maryland
Retrofit reduces maintenance costs and adds visual appeal to university performing arts center
September 2015
Systems Engineering Building Advances Power Grid Research
Newly dedicated facility brings suite of capabilities to the Pacific Northwest
September 2015
Systems Engineering Building Advances Power Grid Research
Newly dedicated facility brings suite of capabilities to the Pacific Northwest
September 2015
Tank Waste Presentations Earn WM2015 Superior Paper Awards
PNNL staff acknowledged for their research during the 2015 Waste Management conference
August 2015
Yong Wang Elected to Influential State Academy
Washington State Academy of Sciences honors Wang for scientific achievement
August 2015
Perfecting Power Projections
New tool increases the accuracy of power forecasts
August 2015
Under Pressure
New research facility simulates ocean environment, helps plan for deep sea oil leaks
August 2015
Building a Vision of the Future
Buildings of the Future project concludes with final workshop in Washington, D.C.
July 2015
Small Businesses Find Helping Hand with New Technology Assistance Program
DOE utilizes its national laboratories to provide research and development assistance to small businesses
July 2015
Fisheries Researcher Acknowledged with Education Award
Alison Colotelo receives the Fitzner-Eberhardt for her contributions to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education
July 2015
Yeast Raises the Biomass Bar
Researcher explores the optimal conditions for growing yeast as a renewable energy source
July 2015
Key Advancement in Metal-Organic Frameworks Aimed at Broadening Industrial Uses
PNNL research was featured on front cover of Dalton Transactions
July 2015
Surrogate Material Studied for Nuclear Reactor Operations
Radiation effects research featured on cover of Journal of Materials Research
June 2015
Yuri Hovanski Awarded with DOE Honors
Advancements in friction stir welding acknowledged by DOE with prestigious Individual Distinguished Achievement Award
June 2015
The Next Generation of Nuclear Reactors
PNNL hosts brilliant minds while discussing the future of nuclear energy
June 2015
Tank Farm Data Rises from Ashes for Public Viewing
Hanford information software, nicknamed "PHOENIX", is updated with a new application
June 2015
Fairest Lights of All Outshine Competition
Next Generation Luminaries Design Competition awards 17 manufacturers at 2015 LIGHTFAIR
May 2015
Sizzle - Hot Paper!
January 2015

2014

Buoy Splashes Down in Virginia for Offshore Wind Project
Wind power-producing potential precisely evaluated at sea sites
December 2014
Enabling Development of a U.S. Offshore Wind Industry
Wind power put to the test at two offshore bouys
October 2014
PNNL Report on Distributed Wind Energy Shows Capacity Increasing
New report outlines trends, market drivers, and performance of the 2013 U.S. distributed wind market
August 2014

2013

Jeff Stevenson
September 2013
Jennifer States
September 2013
Sam Bryan
September 2013
Amoret Bunn
June 2013
Laura Turo
June 2013
Jian Liu
June 2013
Don Bachand
January 2013
Geoff McMichael
January 2013
Henry Huang
January 2013
Michael Huesemann
January 2013

2012

Karl Castleton
April 2012
Alan Zacher
April 2012
Guopeng Liu
April 2012
Eric Nyberg
April 2012
PNNL technology probes the depths of radioactive waste
Raman spectroscopic technology safely characterizes radioactive nuclear waste.
April 2012
Troy Robinson
March 2012
Roy Gephart
January 2012

2011

Drive like the wind
November 2011
Whitney Colella
September 2011
Eva Eckert Hickey
September 2011
John Holladay
September 2011
Mart Oostrom
September 2011
PNNL EIS Teams
September 2011
The Sacramento Bee
September 2011
Changing the game in electric power operation
Managing the electric power grid takes a giant step forward
June 2011
Inflating a Collapsed Organic Lattice
Molecular carbon host volume is increased by 26 percent
June 2011

2010

2008

2007

2006

Down and dirty
August 2006

2005

PNNL gives a hoot
November 2005

2004

RESS to the rescue
August 2004
Flexible FRAMES
March 2004

2000

Dr. John Vienna
January 2000

Energy and Environment

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