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ARPA-E Grid Optimization Competition Will Award $4 Million to Winning Software Developers

Competition will accelerate grid optimization tools for industry use

November 2018

PNNL played a leading role in developing the first-ever Grid Optimization Competition for DOE. Competing teams worldwide are developing transformational ways to advance America's power grid of the future.

Oh Buoy! PNNL Researchers Dive into Data Delivered from New Jersey Coast

Wind behavior and variable data will help industry identify most productive offshore wind locations

October 2018

Before offshore turbines can be deployed to harness wind energy, researchers must answer important questions—such as how much wind energy a turbine can capture at certain offshore sites. To help answer this question, DOE's Wind Energy Technologies Office commissioned PNNL to deploy two research buoys off the New Jersey and Virginia coasts.

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