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Lighting Goes to the Head of the Class

LED classroom lights achieve more than 58 percent energy savings vs. fluorescents

November 2017

Teachers controlled the LED light settings in three Texas classrooms, achieving more than 58 percent energy savings. And the dimmed, warm setting became a cue for the students to be in their seats and quiet down.

PNNL Develops EyeSea, a Machine-Learning Tool to Automate Video Analysis of MHK Sites

New tool aids in determining the environmental impact of tidal, wave, and small hydropower

November 2017

A new tool, called EyeSea uses machine vision algorithms to "watch" underwater video footage and flag footage where a fish or mammal is near a marine energy turbine. If deployed, EyeSea could improve understanding of wildlife interactions and help safely deploy wave energy technologies.

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