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Stopping Fires before They Start: How a Salty Solution is Giving Lithium Metal Batteries a Safety Check

Researchers gain traction in bringing high-performing batteries to their full potential

September 2018

A PNNL research team has addressed safety as well as performance challenges posed by lithium metal batteries through the development of a new electrolyte.

Finding Energy Opportunities in the Blue Economy

First-of-its kind assessment outlines a dozen promising markets for marine energy

September 2018

What if you could directly harness ocean energy to bring power where it didn't exist before? In a first-of-its-kind assessment, researchers from PNNL, working with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, have identified and assessed 12 markets that could benefit from marine energy.

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