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2019

Tri-City Herald publishes PNNL Director Steven Ashby's column on how PNNL is infusing innovation into the nation's electric grid. 2.24.19 

Green Car Congress reports on opportunities for the PNNL-led project to boost productivity, lower cost of algae biofuels and bioproducts. 2.20.19 

EIN Newsdesk reports on the efforts of PNNL and national lab collaborators to harness top algae strains for bioenergy. 2.19.19

The Peninsula Daily News reports on PNNL's Sensor Fish, which is poised to help save real fish. 2.13.19 

An article about the future of spent nuclear fuel being up in the air in The Sandpaper.net mentions a June 2018 update by PNNL's Steve Maheras to Vermont Yankee Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel on the status of planning for the future of spent nuclear fuel.

In its Cheers & Jeers column, The Columbian lauds fake fish--PNNL's Sensor Fish that can help real fish survive in the wild. 2.9.19 

Techwarf mentions PNNL in a piece about OpenFMB, where PNNL was part of a collaboration with Duke Energy, Oak Ridge National Lab, and National Renewable Energy Lab to field test the tech's ability to coordinate networks of DERs and microgrids. 2.5.19 

Two Eggz reports on PNNL's robotic fish that are about to take to the water all across the world. 2.5.19 

Industrial Equipment News describes PNNL's fake fish which will help save real fish. 2.4.19 

The Lewiston Tribune reports on how PNNL's Sensor Fish will help real fish survive. 2.4.19 

Popular Mechanics describes how PNNL's Sensor Fish are about to take to the water all over the world. 2.4.19 

Fuels and Lubes reports that PNNL's new energy sciences research facility will focus on vehicle emissions, waste-to-fuels. 2.2.19 

Homeland Security News Wire reports on PNNL's agreement with Avista to expand their partnership at the frontiers of grid modernization. 2.1.19 

Smart Energy International highlights the 5-year deal among Siemens and PNNL, Oak Ridge National Lab, and National Renewable Energy Lab to conduct research and development and test innovative energy technologies and hardware. 1.28.19 

Daily Energy Insider highlights Siemens partnership with PNNL, Oak Ridge National Lab, and National Renewable Energy Lab to modernize the electric grid. 1.28.19 

The Tri-City Herald reports on PNNL's Sensor Fish, which will help save real fish worldwide. 1.27.19 

EIN Newsdesk highlights the agreement between PNNL and Avista to collaborate on new battery and thermal storage technologies, and develop and test transactive building controls. 1.26.19

Electric Light & Power reports that Siemens Corp. is teaming up with PNNL as well as Oak Ridge National Lab and National Renewable Energy Lab to test new technologies to bolster electricity supply, options and resiliency. 1.25.19 

Utility Dive mentions the collaboration between Avista and PNNL to help increase grid reliability and resilience, including battery and thermal storage technologies, transactive building controls, and advanced distributed management systems. 1.28.19 

The Daily Energy Insider highlights PNNL's future effort in building a new energy sciencese research facility. 1.24.19 

The Financial Post reports on Siemen's agreement with PNNL, Oak Ridge Natinal Lab, and National Renewable Energy Lab to explore joing grid modernization co-creation facility. 1.24.19 

NBC Right Now reports on a new energy sciences research building that will be constructed on the PNNL campus. 1.22.19 

Machine Design highlights how "fake fish" developed by PNNL let researchers know what real fish are feeling. 1.15.19 

The Billings Gazette highlights the PNNL-developed sensors that will detect effects of dam flushing on fish. 1.15.19 

Electronic Component News reports on PNNL's robotic sensor fish that navigates dams. 1.15.19 

Biomass Magazine reports on advancements made by a research team from National Renewable Energy Lab, PNNL, and Argonne National Lab in catalytic fast pyrolisis for biofuels. 1.14.19 

Smart2.0 highlights PNNL's Sensor Fish that helps engineers design fish-friendly dam turbines. 1.14.19 

Geekwire reports on PNNL's sensor fish and asks if the robotic technology can save salmon from hydroelectric dams. 1.12.19 

USA Science News asks whether PNNL's robotic 'sensor fish' can save salmon from hydroelectric dams. 1.12.19 

YakTriNews reports on how PNNL's 'robot' fish will be used by researchers worldwide. 1.11.19 

Science & Technology Research News describes PNNL's technology, Sensor Fish, and how it serves as a fish body double. 1.10.19 

The Roanoke Star reports on testing and evaluation of a new environmental sensing and monitoring system at Virginia Tech. PNNL is a collaborator on the project. 1.9.19 

EIN Newsdesk reports on PNNL's tech transfer of Sensor Fish, JSATS, and advanced decoder software to Advanced Telemetry Systems. 1.8.19 

Industrial Safety and Security Source reports on grants awarded to Oak Ridge National Lab by DOE to advance nuclear technologies. PNNL is a partner on one of the six projects. 1.2.19 

Plastics Technology discusses the $2 million awards to UC San Diego to research algae-based renewable polymers. PNNL is a collaborator on the project. 1.2.19 

Nuclear Engineering reports on DOE funding for six nuclear research projects at Oak Ridge National Lab. PNNL is one partner on a project to advance simulation. 1.2.19 

2018

Biomass Magazine describes the award of $2 million by DOE to UC San Diego to advance algae-based renewable polymers. PNNL is a collaborator. 12.31.18 

Clean Technica describes a $2 million investment by DOE to fund algae plastic research by UC San Diego. PNNL is a collaborator on the project. 12.27.18 

The Tri-City Herald publishes PNNL Director Steve Ashby's column on the Lab's top 10 research accomplishments of 2018, which include the PNNL-LanzaTech partnership on low-carbon jet fuel, new cyberattack technologies, collecting uranium from seawater, new advancements in energy storage, and more. 12.23.18 

HPC Wire reports that Robin Miles of Lawrence Livermore National Lab has been appointed as HPC4Energy Innovation Director. PNNL is a collaborator in this program. 12.21.18 

Scienmag describes Oak Ridge National Lab's partnerships to address multiple nuclear technology challenges. One parternship is with PNNL and Analysis and Measurement Services Corp. to develop criteria testing for age-related deterioration of nuclear power plant cables and insulation. 12.20.18 

The Journal cites a PNNL energy-efficiency and codes study in an article on how efficiency standards are driving up home costs, but long-term savings are promised. 12.17.18 

EurekaAlert! reports on $2 million awarded to UC San Diego for a project to advance algae-based renewable polymers. PNNL is a collaborator in the research. 12.17.18 

Green Car Congress describes how GM researchers demonstrated hierarchical electrode architectures for high energy lithium-chalcogen rechargeable batteries. PNNL is a collaborator in this work. 12.17.18 

Bioengineer.org reports on $2 million awarded to UC San Diego to advance algae-based renewable polymers. PNNL is a collaborator on the project. 12.17.18 

Australian Broadcasting Corporation reports on research by PNNL's Brett Pflugrath on decompression sickness in fish and efforts to help mitigate it through fish-friendly solutions. 12.13.18 

F3 News reports on the study of decompression sickness in fish by PNNL's Brett Pflugrath, and efforts to mitigate it. PNNL's Sensor Fish is helping the study. 12.13.18 

MarineEnergy.biz reports on France Energies Marines joining Annex IV, an organization that examines the environmental effects of marine energy devices. PNNL is implemented by PNNL using the Tethys platform. 12.13.18 

Minnesota Daily reports that the University of Minnesota, in conjunction with Clark University, the Joint Genome Institute, and PNNL, is analyzing brown rot and its potential to create sustainable energy. 12.12.18 

American Public Power Association reports on the DOE CyberForce Competition held earlier this month, for which it was a sponsor. PNNL was a hosting lab. 12.11.18 

EIN Newsdesk reports that DOE has announced selections for its Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance to perform techno-economic studies evaluating value of two pumped-storage hydropower projects. PNNL is 1 of 5 labs conducting the studies. 12.5.18 

NBC Right Now reports on PNNL's VOLTTRON, which monitors energy and maximizes utility usage. 12.5.18 

Homeland Preparedness News discusses DOE's CyberForce Competition held at PNNL. 12.5.18 

EIN Newsdesk writes about how DOE's CyberForce Competition, held at PNNL, challenges students to defend energy infrastructure against simulated cyberattack. 12.4.18 

Energy Digital reports that University of Central Florida wins DOE's 2018 CyberForce Competition. PNNL was one of seven host labs. 12.4.18 

Energy.gov discusses how the DOE labs are promoting computer literacy as the White House issues a new STEM plan. PNNL was one of seven labs to host a recent CyberForce Competition. 12.4.18 

Energy.gov reports on the results of its CyberForce Competition, which was hosted at seven national labs, including PNNL. 12.3.18 

The Knoxville Daily Sun reports that local company Analysis and Measurement Services Corp. received $3.5 million from DOE under the advanced nuclear technology development and deployment initiative. PNNL and Oak Ridge are partners in the work. 12.3.18 

Vox reports on how clean energy technologies threaten to overwhelm the grid, and here's how we can adapt. The article leans heavily on a report developed by PNNL's Chief Energy Architect, Jeff Taft and his colleagues at CalTech. 12.3.18   

Power Magazine summarizes distributed energy as a burgeoning market and cites stats from PNNL's Distributed Wind Market report released in August. 12.2.18 

Manufacturing News reports that Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute, launched a third round of tech projects. One project is led by Boeing, with PNNL as a partner. 12.1.18 

Facilitiesnet cites a PNNL lighting report that shows that including networked lighting controls when transitioning from fluorescent to LED lights pushes average savings to 66 percent. 11.30.18 

DOE writes a blog about the historical time for renewable jet fuel -- the PNNL, LanzaTech and Virgin Atlantic collaboration that resulted in the first commercial flight using sustainable aviation fuel. 11.26.18 

DOE Newswise reports on DOE hosting a nationwide CyberForce competition on December 1. Seven labs will host the competition, including PNNL. 11.26.18 

The Tri-City Herald publishes PNNL Director Steven Ashby's column on the Lab's lighting research. 11.25.18 

Energy.gov reports that its national lab researchers won 32 of the R&D 100 Awards given out this year, with PNNL accounting for two of the awards. 11.19.18 

DOE Science news Source reports that DOE has issued a call for HPC for Energy Innovation proposals, and PNNL is one of nine national labs participating. 11.14.18 

Printed Electronics Now reports on an effort by Oak Ridge, in concert with Argonne, National Renewable Energy Lab, PNNL, and Sandia, to evaluate and analyze options and offer tools to help Puerto Rico rebuild. 11.9.18 

Seattle.gov discusses growing Seattle's building tune-up and energy-efficiency workforce, using in part PNNL's Asset Score tool. 11.6.18 

The Tri-City Herald publishes its monthly column from PNNL Director Steven Ashby, which this month discusses cybersecurity research. 11.4.18 

The Press-Enterprise reports on STEMapalooza for San Bernardino county students, and one of the presenters was PNNL's Suveen Mathaudhu. 11.2.18 

Executive Biz announces the launch of an electrical grid modernization competition by DOE. The competition was developed by ARPA-E in cooperation with PNNL. 11.1.18 

Electric Energy Online reports on DOE's first-ever grid software competition, the development of which PNNL supported. 11.1.18 

Nuclear Energy Insider highlights robotic spent fuel inspection trials are bringing commercial use closer. Field trials were cited, including a blind dry cask storage system inspection demonstration at PNNL. 10.31.18 

Redstone Rocket reports on how Garrison is pushing efforts to reduce utility bills, including working with PNNL on building controls retuning that, within five buildings, will reap an annual cost savings of $221,000 alone. 10.31.18 

Daily Energy Insider highlights DOE's $4 million investment in air separations research at its national labs, of which PNNL is one. 10.30.18 

Daily Energy Insider reports on the upcoming construction by Energy Northwest of an energy storage system. PNNL helped identify and propose best-value path to meet clean energy goals. 10.29.18 

American Public Power Association reports on Energy Northwest's commitment to building an energy storage system. PNNL will help monitor and analyze data to develop improved battery designs and tools. 10.29.18 

Fire Newsfeed outlines Energy Northwest's effort to invest in alternative energy, and cites PNNL as key to providing business and technology consultation throughout the process. 10.28.18 

Market Screen highlights DOE's $4 million investment in air separation research at its national labs, including PNNL. 10.26.18 

Power Technology quotes PNNL's Andrea Copping from a report on the lack of research as a disadvantage for tidal energy. 10.26.18 

Solar Industry reports on Energy Northwest's plans to move forward with a 5 MW solar-plus-storage facility. PNNL will help monitor and analyze the data. 10.26.18 

The Tri-City Herald reports that Energy Northwest is moving forward with a 20-acre solar project, in which PNNL will help monitor and analyze data. 10.25.18 

Mashable discusses why an enduring U.S. oil spill can't be stopped, and PNNL's Jonathan Whiting describes why it's so difficult to contain. 10.25.18 

STRN reports on the results of the Wind Forecast Improvement Project II, where data is stored in PNNL's Data Archive and Portal. 10.23.18 

T&D World discusses how PNNL's VOLTTRON goes way beyond building energy management. 10.22.18 

LightED announces that DOE will host a Sky Glow webinar, which will feature PNNL's Bruce Kinzey. 10.22.18 

UTSA Today reports on an executive forum held to advance collaboration with energy cybersecurity partners.  PNNL Director Steve Ashby was one of the panel participants. 10.19.18 

Mobile Herald describes a study by PNNL that states electric vehicle driving range could be doubled. 10.13.18 

A Greater Town describes the PNNL-LCW Supercritical Technologies partnership to develop acrylic fiber which attracts and holds dissolved uranium naturally present in the ocean. 10.12.18 

TTG Media explains Virgin Atlantic's new eco-fuel, which was developed by LanzaTech and PNNL. 10.12.18 

Bio-based News reports on the PNNL-LanzaTech partnership to make new recycled waste gas used by Virgin Atlantic on a recent transatlantic flight. 10.11.18 

Bioengineer.org describes what causes nuclear waste glass to dissolve, featuring a collaboration among the University of Houston, PNNL, and the University of Pittsburgh. 10.10.18 

EurekaAlert reports on a collaboration amont PNNL, the University of Houston, and the University of Pittsburgh to determine what causes nuclear waste glass to dissolve, and how to minimize its effects. 10.10.18 

The Star reports on the Chinese scientists claim of a solution to lithium phone batteries dying or catching fire, and cites a recent PNNL development of a new electrolyte. 10.10.18 

The Market Screener highlights the Virgin Atlantic flight powered by waste gas developed by LanzaTech and PNNL. 10.9.18 

American Councils for International Education announces the Fuel Cell Rose Education Award. PNNL plans to host the first recipient. 10.8.18 

The Tri-City Herald publishes a column from PNNL Director Steven Ashby about PNNL's work in hydrogen and fuel cells. 10.8.18 

GE Reports announces that the new low-carbon flight taken by Virgin Atlantic using recycled waste gas developed by LanzaTech and PNNL was one of the top 5 coolest things on Earth for the previous week. 10.7.18 

Stars and Stripes discusses renewed worry stemming from studies about contamination from U.S. arms testing. PNNL radioactive health effects expert Bruce Napier is quoted. 10.6.18 

Prevue Meetings and Incentives describes the Virgin Atlantic flight using the recycled waste gas developed by LanzaTech and PNNL. 10.5.18 

Science & Technology Research News reports that PNNL and LanzaTech to make new jet fuel. 10.5.18 

Waste360 describes how a Virgin Atlantic plane flew on recycled waste gas developed by LanzaTech and PNNL. 10.5.18 

Popular Mechanics describes the completion of the Virgin Atlantic transatlantic flight with fuel made partly from industrial waste, a technology developed by LanzaTech and PNNL. 10.5.18 

New Atlas describes how recycled carbon jet fuel gets its first commercial use, spurred by a partnership between LanzaTech and PNNL. 10.4.18 

EcoWatch reports that Virgin Atlantic completed its first commercial flight on recycled waste gas developed by LanzaTech and PNNL. 10.4.18 

Preston Business Review reports on Virgin Atlantic's flight on fuel made from industrial waste gas, a product as a result of a PNNL-LanzaTech collaboration. 10.3.18 

Chemical Industry summarizes the partnership of PNNL and LanzaTech to make new jet fuel, leading the Virgin Atlantic flight from Orlando to London using the new fuel. 10.3.18 

Bioenergy International features the PNNL-LanzaTech partnership that led them to new jet fuel used in historic Virgin Atlantic flight. 10.3.18 

World Industrial Reporter reports on Virgin Atlantic's mission to fly on PNNL and LanzaTech's recycled waste gas fuel. 10.3.18 

The Statesman cites a paper contributed to by PNNL ina study that indicates surfaces that throw out heat would reduce the energy it takes to cool things down. 10.3.18 

Tech Site reports on the PNNL-LanzaTech collaboration to develop new jet fuel that will be used by Virgin Atlantic during a transatlantic flight. 10.2.18 

The Tri-City Herald highlights PNNL's effort in helping Virgin Atlantic fly with jet fuel made from pollution. 10.2.18 

Clipper Oil reports that for the first time, five grams of yellowcake were created using acrylic fibers to extract it from seawater. This research stemmed from a PNNL-LCW Supercritical Technologies collaboration. 10.1.18 

The Los Angeles Times quotes PNNL's Bruce Napier on an article about radioactive dust found in communities around nuclear weapons sites. 9.28.18 

Advanced Manufacturing announces new Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow projects that total $6.5 million in funding. PNNL is taking part in one of the projects, led by Boeing and partnering wiht GKN Aerospace, MTI, EWI, and University of North Texas. 9.27.18 

phys.org reports on a new electrolyte developed by PNNL that helps address safety as well as performance issues posed by lithium metal batteries. 9.27.18 

Green Air Online reports on Virgin Atlantic's plans for its first commercial flight in October using low-carbon fuel developed by LanzaTech and PNNL. 9.14.18 

Northrop Grumman mentions PNNL's vanadium redox flow battery technology that was matured in 2011, in an article on how energy storage technology is helping renew and stabilize the electric grid. 9.11.18 

Public News Service reports on yarn--the next great environmental cleanup tool, highlighting the LCW Supercritical Technologies-PNNL collaboration on extracting uranium from seawater. 9.11.18 

NBC Right Now features PNNL's self-healing cement. 9.6.18 

The Sequim Gazette reports on that city's lab that helped link yarn and seawater to expand energy options. This work is part of a collaboration between PNNL and LCW Supercritical Technologies. 9.6.18  

The Tri-City Herald describes how the Tri-City economy would crumble without Snake River dams.  TRIDEC is leveraging PNNL, local business capabilities to grow the Tri-Cities' presence as "Energy Hub of the Pacific Northwest." 9.5.18 

The Idaho Statesman reports on how we can get uranium from seawater, and discusses LCW Supercritical Technologies role in the collaboration with PNNL. 9.2.18 

Infomarine Online summarizes the trio of DOE wind reports recently published, including PNNL's Distributed Wind Market Report 2017. 8.28.18 

Triple Pundit reports on how DOE promotes wind energy over coal, discussing the trio of wind reports recently released, one from PNNL. 8.28.18 

EE Online summarizes the DOE 2017 wind market reports recently published by DOE, including one authored by PNNL. 8.28.18 

Machine Design describes distributed wind power on the rise, stemming from PNNL's newly released 2017 Distributed Wind Market Report. 8.27.18

Energy Central News discusses how large installations of distributed wind power turbines almost doubled in 2017, as reported in a recent PNNL wind report. 8.27.18 

The Energy Source summarizes distributed power on the rise, and points to PNNL's newly released 2017 Distributed Wind Market Report. 8.27.18 

The Daily Energy Insider describes PNNL's annual Distributed Wind Market Report, including how large installations of distributed wind power turbines almost doubled in 2017. 8.27.18 

Safety4Sea reports on three wind energy market reports released by DOE, one which is PNNL's Distributed Wind Market Report. 8.27.18 

The Tri-City Herald published PNNL Director Steve Ashby's column on self-healing cement developed at the Lab. 8.26.18 

bitnewsbot reports on the recent Senate Energy Committee hearing on blockchain. PNNL's cybersecurity expert Paul Skare was one of the witnesses. 8.25.18 

American Public Power Association reports on the trio of wind reports released by DOE, including PNNL's Distributed Wind Market Report. 8.24.18 

North American Clean Energy highlights PNNL's Distributed Wind Market Report, which was recently released. 8.23.18 

North American Windpower describes DOE's effort to give the lowdown on the state of U.S. wind power, including a report published by PNNL. 8.23.18 

Energy.gov reports on the three 2017 wind market reports that indicate strong wind power installation trends and falling prices. One of the reports was published by PNNL. 8.23.18 

The Daily Energy Insider describes the hearing held by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on the blockchain technology. PNNL's Paul Skare was one of five witnesses to testify. 8.23.18 

Good StockInvest reports on how U.S. senators raised crypto mining concerns, proposed government blockchains.  PNNL's Paul Skare was one of five to participate in the testimony.  8.22.18 

Planet Forward reports on how clean energy may eventually get a boost from cryptocurrency technology. The story describes the recent Senate hearing, in which PNNL's Paul Skare served as a witness. 8.22.18 

American Public Power Association describes the Senate Hearing that explored the potential uses, impact of blockchain in the energy sector. PNNL's Paul Skare was one of the five witnesses. 8.22.18 

North American Clean Energy reports on VOLTTRON, an energy platform available in open source. 8.21.18 

Chemical Communications Blog reports on a collaboration between PNNL and the Colorado School of Mines that demonstrated an effective method to recover Xenon from Xe/air mixtures. 8.21.18 

Science Trends highlights PNNL's new approach for high energy density Li-ion batteries.  8.13.18 

Facilities.net provides an article about addressing the maintenance and engineering knowledge gap for younger workers, and points to PNNL's Building Retuning training that helps identify opportunities for improvements to existing buildings. 8.8.18 

Homeland Security News Wire describes the call for smart ideas for grid modernization as part of the Plug & Play DER Challenge, of which PNNL is a partner. 8.8.18 

PowerPulse.Net described the Plug & Play DER Challenge, for which a consortium of national labs and nonprofit organizations -- including PNNL -- announced a call for concepts for interoperability capabilities.  8.7.18 

Technical Progress reports on how PNNL researchers demonstrated a small lithium-metal battery can recharge about seven times more than batteries with conventional electrolytes. 8.7.18 

Process Technology describes how PNNL and LCW Supercritical Technologies extracted the first grams of uranium from sea water. 8.7.18 

The Daily Energy Insider highlights the Plug & Play DER Challenge that calls for smart grid concepts.  LBNL is organizing the effort for DOE's Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium, and PNNL is a collaborator. 8.6.18 

Techwarf reports on an effort by Sandia National Labs to send a nuclear waste container on a 14,500 mile trip by truck, barge, ship, and train to determine how radioactive fuel would stand up to travel.  PNNL played an analytical role. 8.3.18 

North American Clean Energy highlights a grid modernization Plug & Play DER Challenge call for concepts led by LBNL.  PNNL is one of the key collaborators.  8.3.18 

Lawrence Berkely National Lab issued a press release outlining a call for smart ideas for grid modernization -- plug and play DER Challenge.  PNNL is a partner, along with SEPA, EPRI, and NIST.  8.2.18 

Forester Daily News reports on the Plug and Play DER call for concepts, which is being organized by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in collaboration with PNNL, the Smart Electric Power Alliance, the Electric Power Research Institute, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.  8.2.18 

Tribology and Lubrication Technology describes the new PNNL-developed technique known as Friction Stir Dovetailing, which joings thick metal structures like aluminum to steel. 7.31.18 

Machine Design describes how PNNL and partner LCW Supercritical Technologies extracted uranium from seawater. 7.30.18 

Electrical Construction and Maintenance reports on PNNL's testing of the performance of high-efficiency LEDs. 7.26.18  

Materials Today reports on a multinational effort, including PNNL, to put together a state-of-the-art report on the fundamental mechanisms of gaseous fission product release. 7.26.18 

Nuclear Energy Insider highlights the $20 million in funding DOE is providing to SMR and advanced reactor projects, including a project involving PNNL and Flibe Energy. 7.18.18 

The Sequim Gazette discusses Sequim Marine Sciences Laboratory role in upcoming research for aquatic animals' safety around turbines. This research is part of the PNNL-University of Alaska Fairbanks five-year agreement. 7.18.18 

Nuclear Engineering International describes the nine projects DOE has selected to receive $20 million in funding for advanced nuclear technologies, including a partnership between PNNL and Flibe Energy.7.17.18 

JWN Energy reports on CellCube's delivery of a vanadium redox flow battery to the University of Calgary.  CellCube's subsidiary, Pure Vanadium Corp., licensed PNNL's vanadium electrolyte technology.  7/16/18 

altenergymag.com reports on the delivery of a vanadium redox flow battery by CellCube to the University of Calgary. The vanadium electrolyte was developed by PNNL and licensed by Pure Vanadium Corp, a subsidiary of CellCube. 7.16.18 

Power Technology reports on DOE's confirmation of funding for nine nuclear projects, including $2 million for a Flibe Energy-PNNL project to use nitrogen trifloride to remove uranium from a molten-salt fuel mixture.  7.12.18 

Green Car Congress features DOE's award of nearly $20 million for advanced nuclear technology projects, including $2 million for a Flibe Energy-PNNL nitrogen trifloride project. 7.12.18 

Bio-based News highlights a UK government grant for LanzaTech to develop the first wast carbon to jet fuel project.  PNNL is named as a partner. 7.12.18 

Energy Live News discusses how PNNL and LCW Supercritical Technologies made a splash with uranium extraction from seawater. 7.11.18 

Electrical Comms Data highlights a Lawrence Livermore National Lab project to develop grid transmission and distribution co-simulation tool.  PNNL's GridLAB-D is playing a part. 7.11.18 

Bioenergy International reports on how LanzaTech, Virgin Atlantic are inching closer to building the world's first large-scale alcohol-to-fuel plant, and mentions PNNL as a partner. 7.9.18 

Biomass Magazine reports on a study by PNNL and National Renewable Energy Laboratory that identifies biocrude production potential in the conterminous United States. 7.9.18 

Biofuels Digest reports on LanzaTech's accomplishments in alcohol-to-jet fuels and large-scale facility, mentioning PNNL as a partner.  7.8.18

Inquisitr discusses PNNL research, the future of biofuel all comes down to poop. 7.6.18 

EE Online announces the acquistion by CellCube Energy Storage Systems of Pure Vanadium Corp., which licensed PNNL's vanadium electrolyte capability. 7.6.18

BusinessPress24 reports on the acquisition by CellCube Energy Storage Systems of Pure Vanadium Corp., which is involved in the development of vanadium electrolyte (VE) formulations for gird-scale electrical storage batteries.  Pure holds licenses from PNNL for the production and sale of VE. 7.5.18 

Stockwatch reports on Cellcube Energy Storage Systems acquisition of Pure Vanadium Corp., which holds licenses from PNNL for production and sales of vanadium electrolyte formulations. 7.5.18 

GreenAir Online mentions PNNL as a partner in LanzaTech's work involving a second advanced jet fuel grant from the UK government for a first commercial-scale alcohol-to-jet facility.  7.4.18 

The Albany Democrat-Herald reports on the expansion of the Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Institute incubator, where PNNL and Oregon State University collaborate on a method for producing hydrogen fuel cells. 7.1.18 

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner mentions PNNL's partnership with the University of Alaska Fairbanks in an article on how Senator Murkowski and Representative Young are pushing for increased hydropower. 6.30.18 

The University of Minnesota announced that one of its research centers was awarded $12 million to continue energy materials research; PNNL was mentioned as one of the university's research partners.  6.29.18 

Phys.org discusses a paper on how microscopic marine algae cope with changing ocean conditions. The authors include several researchers from PNNL.  6.28.18 

News Deeply writes about the nuclear option: technology to extract uranium from the sea.  This research was conducted by PNNL and LCW Supercritical Technologies. 6.28.18 

Mining Weekly mentions PNNL's Friction Stir Dovetailing research in an article about unlocking the potential in aluminum.  6.28.18 

Science Page writes about how PNNL and LCW Supercritical Technologies can now suck yellowcake uranium out of sea water.  6.28.18 

American Public Power Association discusses its recent Washington Cybersecurity Summit, where PNNL represented in speaking roles. 6.28.18 

The Denton Record-Chronicle highlights a UNT professor who works with special kinds of glass to store nuclear waste. The professor's team worked with PNNL to make the calculations to support the research. 6.27.18 

Design News quotes PNNL energy storage expert Vincent Sprenkle on how flow batteries may offer a superior to lithium ion technology for stationary grid support energy storage. 6.27.18 

Triple Pundit discusses PNNL biofuel research in an article on how the US EPA is dropping the biofuel ball and DOE is picking it up.  6.25.18 

DBX Network features a story on PNNL-LCW Supercritical Technologies effort to fish yellowcake uranium from the sea with a piece of yarn.  6.23.18 

Techsite reports on the effort by PNNL and LCW Supercritical Technologies to fish yellowcake urnanium from the sea with a piece of yarn. 6.22.18 

Evolving Science reports on the PNNL-LCW Supercritical Technologies collaboration that resulted in invention of a process to glean yellowcake from seawater. 6.22.18 

Design News interviewed PNNL engineer Scott Whalen about Friction Stir Dovetailing, which joins aluminum and steel for lightweighting combat vehicles. 6.21.18  

Domain-b.com reports on the collaborative effort between PNNL, LCW Supercritical Technologies to create five grams of yellowcake using acrylic fibers to extract it from seawater. 6.21.18 

ars technica describes how PNNL, LCW Supercritical Technologies researchers harvested uranium from the sea with a yarn "net." 6.18.18 

Ocean News and Technology highlights the efforts of PNNL, LCW Supercritical Technologies to yield yellowcke uranium from seawater. 6.18.18 

Interesting Engineering highlights how a PNNL-LCW Supercritical Technologies collaboration used a new yarn-like material to extract uranium from seawater in record amounts. 6.18.18 

Science and Technology Research News reports on the effort by PNNL, LCW Supercritical Technologies to obtain five grams of yellowcake via seawater. 6.18.18 

The Mice Times of Asia describes the PNNL - LCW Supercritical Technologies effort to develop a method for extracting uranium from seawater. 6.17.18 

The Tech News summarizes the PNNL, LCW Supercritical Technologies effort for commercial extraction of uranium from seawater. 6.16.18 

Science Alert describes the PNNL, LCW Supercritical Technologies feat for harvesting uranium from the world's oceans. 6.16.18 

The Tri-City Herald published a column by PNNL Director Steve Ashby discussing PNNL's collaborative agreement with the University of Alaska Fairbanks and research PNNL is doing in Alaska. 6.15.18 

International Mining reports on the PNNL, LCW Supercritical Technologies effort to create 5 grams of uranium yellowcake using crylic fibers to extract it from seawater. 6.15.18 

Energy Storage Publishing describes PNNL's development of a new compound for redox flow batteries. 6.15.18  

Environment Guru describes the cost-effective method developed by PNNL, LCW Supercritical Technologies to extract uranium from seawater, which promises limitless nuclear power. 6.14.18 

World Industrial Reporter writes about how PNNL, LCW Supercritical Technologies used acrylic fibers to extract uranium from seawater. 6.14.18 

R&D Magazine highlights the effort of PNNL, LCW Supercritical Technologies to create five grams of yellowcake from seawater. 6.14.18 

World Nuclear News reports on the first yellowcake from seawater, developed by PNNL and LCW Supercritical Technologies. 6.14.18 

In their Daily on Energy column, the Washington Examiner mentions the effort between PNNL, LanzaTech to develop alcohol fuels now certified for use in jet aircaft. 6.14.18 

Engineering 360 highlights PNNL, LCW Supercritical Technologies research resulting in creation for the first time of five grams of yellowcake from seawater. 6.13.18 

ChemEurope describes the effort between PNNL and LanzaTech to develop a technology that clears the way for ethanol-derived jet fuel. 6.13.18

New Atlas writes about PNNL's cost-effective method of extracting uranium from seawater, which promises limitless nuclear power. 6.13.18 

Phys.org reports on how PNNL and collaborator LCW Supercritical Technologies have developed a process for creating yellowcake--a powdered form of uranium -- from seawater. 6.13.18 

Lab Online describes how pharmaceutical material developed by PNNL could be used in grid-scale batteries. 6.12.18 

Green Car Congress writes about how PNNL technology, LanzaTech are delivering on alcohol-to-jet synthetic paraffinic kerosene. 6.12.18 

Biofuels International discusses how ethanol derived jet fuel won approval, thanks to a PNNL-LanzaTech effort. 6.12.18 

Phys.org describes Lawrence Livermore's effort to co-simulate transmission and distribution grids to predict reliability, and PNNL's GridLAB-D is playing a part. 6.12.18 

Biofuels Digest reports that PNNL is working with LanzaTech on alcohol-to-jet aviation biofuel. 6.11.18 

The American Ceramic Society summarizes PNNL's vitrification process that turns radioactive waste into durable glass for safe disposal. 6.8.18 

Science and Technology Research News discusses PNNL research on a pharmaceutical material that shows promise for better grid-scale batteries. 6.7.18 

Ocean News & Technology reports on the collaborative agreement inked by PNNL and University of Alaska Fairbanks.  6.6.18 

TechXplore reports on PNNL's discovery of a pharmaceutical material that shows promise for better grid-scale batteries.  6.5.18  

The World Industrial Reporter discusses how redox flow batteries find an ally in phenazine, thanks to PNNL research. 6.5.18 

Investing News reports that Golden Share Resources has achieved satisfactory results of its first trial of vanadium redox flow battery using a PNNL-developed vanadium electrolyte. 6.5.18

Stockhead published an article describing how PNNL scientists figured out how to make lithium batteries stop catching fire -- and last longer. 6.5.18 

Energy Central summarizes PNNL's collaborative agreement with University of Alaska Fairbanks for hydropower, marine energy research.  6.4.18  

C&E News reports that PNNL led development of a fire-retardant electrolyte that could usher in practical lithium metal batteries. 6.4.18  

International Water Power and Dam Construction reports on the deal between PNNL and the University of Alaska Fairbanks to advance hydropower research. 6.1.18  

Renewable Snaps discusses PNNL's plans for joint research with the University of Alaska Fairbanks. 5.31.18 

American Public Power Assocation reports that they've approved almost $721K in grants to 11 projects.  PNNL is a partner on a project led by Silicon Valley Power in California.  5.31.18  

The Tri-City Herald describes the collaborative agreement between PNNL and the Universty of Alaska Fairbanks on hydropower generation, marine renewable energy, and underwater technology development research.  5.31.18 

Facilitiesnet quotes PNNL's Paul Erlich on an article about how the Internet of Things can help save energy when it's most expensive.  5.31.18

Subsea News World reports on the new collaborative agreement between PNNL and University of Alaska Fairbanks to advance hydropower generation, marine renewable energy, and underwater technology development. 5.31.18     

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that PNNL is teaming up with the University of Alaska Fairbanks to collaborate research on hydropower and alternative oil processing techniques.  5.31.18 

The Environment Guru reports the collaborative 5-year agreement between the University of Alaska Fairbanks and PNNL on hydropower generation, marine renewabe energy, and underwater technology development.  5.31.18  

Webcenter11.com discusses Alaska National Lab Day and highlights the 5-year PNNL-University of Alaska Fairbanks agreement for marine renewable energy and hydropower generation research. 

Assembly Magazine reports on PNNL's new process, called Friction Stir Dovetailing, for joining aluminum and steel parts. 5.30.18  

PNNL’s Vince Sprenkle quoted in mining.com article about the need to find a replacement for lithium, the prices of which have tripled in the past three years.  5.25.18

Facility Executive cites PNNL study that found U.S. commercial buildings could cut energy use by 29% on average by taking full advantage of controls technology, implementing a few basic energy-efficiency measures. 5.21.18

Nuclear News reports on PNNL’s feat to turn radioactive waste into solid glass form.  5.18.18

EE Online reports on SoCalGas’ new solar hydrogen generation system, developed at PNNL.  5.18.18

GreenBiz discusses how electric vehicles are driving new class of “pro-sumers.”  PNNL study cited that indicates electric grid currently can support more than 150 million electric vehicles.  5.18.18

GasWorld discusses how SoCalGas introduces a new solar hydrogen generation system, STARS, developed at PNNL.  5.18.18

NGT News discusses SolCalGas’ introduction of STARS, developed at PNNL.  5.17.18

Quebec Daily Examiner outlines SoCalGas’ introduction of innovative new solar hydrogen generation system, developed at PNNL.  5.17.18

Biofuels Digest summarizes Genifuel’s effort to demonstrate wastewater hydrothermal processing in June.  The process was developed by PNNL. 5.17.18

Phys.org reports on PNNL’s successful effort to vitrify 3 gallons of radioactive tank waste.  5.16.18

Design News discusses a discovery by Penn State and PNNL of a sodium-based material that can be used as a safer, more environmentally friendly electrolyte for batteries. 04.30.18

KNDU reported on PNNL's Friction Stir Dovetailing process, which combines aluminum with steel to create lighter-weight material for military vehicles. 04.30.18

The Tri-City Herald published a column by PNNL Director Steve Ashby that discusses the Lab’s work on battery innovations. 04.28.18

The Albany Democratic Herald discusses how the Army Corps of Engineers put new Foster Dam fish weir to the test. The article mentions earlier testing using PNNL’s radio frequency fish tags. 04.28.18

PC Magazine provides a guide to using BI apps with Edge computing, and interviews PNNL’s Johnathan Vee Cree and William Moeglein. 04.25.18

Machine Design reports on PNNL's Friction Stir Dovetailing process for joining aluminum to steel for lighter military vehicles. 04.17.18

AZO Materials published an article about PNNL's new Friction Stir Dovetailing process. 04.17.18

Thomasnet featured PNNL’s new Friction Stir Dovetailing process developed for the military. 04.17.18

The Engineer reports on PNNL's development of a process for joining thick plates of aluminum to steel for lighter-weight military vehicles. 04.16.18

Green Car Congress summarizes PNNL's development of Friction Stir Dovetailing to join thick plates of aluminum to steel. 04.13.18

Nextgov cites DOE's cyber competition held at PNNL, Argonne, and Oak Ridge as an avenue for attracting young tech talent to the government and industry. 04.10.18

Penn State News reports that the university and PNNL discovered a material that can be used as an electrolyte in solid-state batteries. 04.10.18

Phys.org discusses efforts by PNNL and collaborators to scour literature to identify scientific issues that must be resolved to finally achieve the end goal of tank waste cleanup. 04.10.18

EIN News reports on the collaboration between PNNL and Washington State University to create institutes on nuclear science and technology, advanced grid, and bioproducts. 04.05.18

The Source reports new research between Washington University of St. Louis and PNNL that gives a precise look at an underground CO2 abatement process. 04.04.18

The Spokesman-Review reports on the nuclear science and technology, power grid, and bioproduct waste institutes as part of a partnership between PNNL and Washington State University. 04.03.18

WSU News highlights the formation of the three WSU-PNNL institutes. 04.03.18

The Tri-City Herald summarizes PNNL's partnership with Washington State University in institutes focusing on nuclear science and technology, power grid, and bioproducts. 04.03.18

NBC Right Now reports on the three PNNL-Washington State University institutes formed to focus on nuclear science and technology, power grid, and bioproducts. 04.03.18

EIN Newsdesk outlines the open source release of the Carbon Capture Simulation Toolset. PNNL is one of five national labs to develop the tool. 04.03.18

Green Car Congress reports that National Energy Technology Laboratory is releasing the Carbon Capture Simulation Tool as open source software. PNNL was one of five national labs to develop the tool. 4.3.18 04.03.18

DOE Science News reports that several university teams will compete in DOE's 2018 National Cyber Defense Competition. PNNL is one of three national labs hosting the competition. 04.02.18

The Green Optimistic discusses PNNL's new electric vehicle battery – 7 times longer lifespan, 2 – 3 times longer range. 04.02.18

GCN.com summarizes the upcoming DOE Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition to defend the energy grid. PNNL is one of three host sites. 04.02.18

Transportation Today reports on PNNL's discovery that salt concentration in lithium-metal batteries can affect the battery's charge. 04.02.18

The Sheridan Press reports that Jim Spracklen will be the keynote speaker at Forward Sheridan’s seventh Tech Summit. Spracklen is PNNL’s program manager for Critical Energy Infrastructure Protection. 04.02.18

EcoWatch reports on how PNNL researchers are increasing EV drive time. 03.28.18

The Spokesman Review mentions PNNL's biofuels research in a story where Spokane is considering burning sewer sludge following outcry over fertilizer use. 03.28.18

Green Car Congress discusses new localized high-concentration electrolyte for high-voltage lithium-ion batteries. Technology developed by PNNL. 03.27.18

Electronics 360 talks about how new battery research at PNNL could double the range of electric vehicles. 03.27.18

DOE Science News Source reports on PNNL research that could double the driving range for electric vehicles. 03.27.18

Phys.org discusses combining cutting-edge materials for more efficient, sensitive gaseous sensors. One of the materials is metal-organic frameworks developed at PNNL. 03.22.18

Clean Technica ran a feature story on PNNL's sensor fish and explained how it could be used to simulate dams impacts on fish and in researched aimed at expanding hydro power — including in non-powered dams. The article linked to DOE's sensor fish explainer. 03.21.18

Daily Energy Insider reports the Illinois Commerce Commission held workshop to discuss distributed generation compensation options with stakeholders. DOE and PNNL are working with ICC to create a distributed generation compensation structure for Illinois. 03.21.18

Vanessa Bailey, a PNNL soil carbon expert provided outside comment in a South Africa Today story on carbon taxes and carbon sequestration. Bailey said there is not good way of assessing how long this new carbon persists in soils. 03.21.18

An Engineering and Technology story looking at technologies to offset wind turbine strikes injuring birds noted that PNNL researchers have developed thermal imaging software capable of surveying potential wind farm sites for birds and bats, ensuring minimal disruption of wildlife when selecting sites. 03.20.18

AZO Materials reported that researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a potential new process for magnesium extrusion called Shear Assisted Processing and Extrusion or ShAPE which varies from traditional extrusion by joining the process with spinning to form the perfect temperature for softening the metal as it is pressed through a die. 03.20.18

In an article on how vibrations sensors improve detection of turbine bird strikes, E&T mentions PNNL's development of thermal imaging software capable of surveying potential wind farm sites for birds and bats. 03.20.18

Homeland Security News Wire published an article on an upcoming cyber competition where hundreds of college students will respond to a scenario based on a real-world challenge of protecting the nation’s energy-related critical infrastructure from the cyber threat. This event will be simultaneously hosted at Argon ne National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and PNNL on April 6-7. 03.19.18

Fuel Cells Works reported on advancements for fuel cell catalysts being poisoned by oxygen. PNNL researchers worked with scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Energy Conversion to come up with a self-defense mechanism against molecular oxygen. The story has been picked up by several aggregators too. 03.16.18

Investing news published an interview and video Q&A with a head of a company that PNNL licensed solid state vanadium battery technology to — Golden Share Resources. PNNL’s technology was discussed throughout. 03.15.18

Nick Zheng and Chris Builbaud: Vanadium Flow Batteries Need an Elon Musk. PNNL cited for its partnership with Golden Share Resources to develop novel vanadium-based solid-state battery technologies. 03.15.18

Building Design + Construction report that new parking light technology can cut costs by as much as 70%. PNNL is providing tech support to DOE's Lighting Energy-Efficiency in Parking Campaign. 03.14.18

Daily Energy Insider reports on PNNL's role in developing the International Coalition for Energy Storage and Innovation. 03.14.18

PNNL staff were approached to provide an overview of a couple of papers published on plutonium in aqueous solutions for Science Trends. 03.08.18

A Green Car Congress story listed PNNL as one of a handful of laboratories to receive DOE funding to study active and durable catalysts for low temperature methane oxidation to enable efficient Compressed Natural Gas engines. Coverage also included NGV Journal and NGT News. 03.06.18

Homeland Security Today discusses securing America's power through the Electricity Information Sharing and Analysis Center and GridEx. PNNL's Cybersecurity Risk Information Sharing Program is also discussed. 03.03.18

PNNL was featured in an EIN Newsdesk article uncovering Water Power’s 2017 Top Ten. 03.01.18

Hakai Magazine interviewed PNNL's Andrea Copping about measuring the risks to wildlife posed by common forms of ocean energy infrastructure. 02.22.18

Green Car Congress reports a collaboration between PNNL and South Korea's DGIST to develop efficient, low-cost anode material for water electrolysis. 02.14.18

WSU News featured an article on their sodium battery research, where they partnered with PNNL to provide a cheap, effective lithium alternative. 02.09.18

Energy Storage Journal reports on that a Golden Share Resources Corp., a Canadian mining company, has teamed with PNNL to research and further develop vanadium technologies including solid-state batteries, with PNNL further advancing its high energy density vanadium redox flow battery. 02.08.18

PNNL's Nora Wang, a judge for DOE's Solar Decathlon, was quoted in a ProBuilderMag article. 02.06.18

The Tri-City Herald reported on the three PNNL teams recognized by the Federal Laboratory Consortium for excellence in technology transfer to private firms. The Herald story was picked up by Government Technology, The (Vancouver, Wash.) Columbian and several aggregator sites. 02.05.18

Yahoo! News picked up an original Geekwire story on the formation of a joint institute between PNNL and UW focused on the science of making new materials. 02.02.18

R&D Magazine highlighted one of the R&D 100 award winning technologies that PNNL was a part of. NREL submitted the team award winning National Risk Assessment Partnership Toolset. 02.02.18

Windpower Engineering & Development featured PNNL’s development of ThermalTracker, a software that automatically categorizes birds and bats found in thermal-imaging video. 01.23.18

Eos.org published a story co-authored by PNNL’s Nicholas Ward on the Amazon River’s ecosystem. 01.18.18

The Weather Channel posted a video on Whooshh Innovations’ salmon cannon, which PNNL evaluated for viability for safely transporting fish over dams. 01.09.18

Energy.gov reported that PNNL developed EyeSea, a machine-learning tool to automate video analysis of MHK sites. 01.09.18

2017

Electronics 360 posted an article on reducing HVAC energy use with sensors, which will be tested and validated at PNNL’s Lab Homes and at the Delos Well Living Lab. 12.18.17

The Seattle Times picked up a Tri-City Herald article that described a world-wide list of the most highly cited researchers annually. Eight PNNL scientists made the list this year. 12.13.17 

Plastics Technology reported that PNNL has developed tools for designing economical, lightweight automotive composites. 12.11.17

Plastics Technology reported that PNNL has developed tools for designing economical, lightweight automotive composites. 12.11.17

Geekwire reported that PNNL recently earned seven prestigious national awards for its innovations. 12.09.17

The Tri-City Herald reported that the American Nuclear Society honored PNNL’s Radiochemical Processing Laboratory with its Nuclear Historic Landmark Award. 11.27.17

Energy.gov published a story on connected lighting test beds, designed and operated by PNNL to characterize the capabilities of market-available connected lighting systems. 11.27.17

DailyEnergyInsider reported that PNNL has partnered with transmission company National Grid to explore a modern, battery-enhanced grid. 11.17.17

Bloomberg Environment quoted PNNL’s Carl Imhoff in an article reporting that the Energy Department is looking into how microgrids and energy storage could transform Puerto Rico’s electric grid to make it more resilient to hurricanes. 11.07.17

IEEE Spectrum published a story on how PNNL-developed vanadium redox-flow batteries have become competitive for grid-scale energy storage. 10.26.17

Green Tech Media quoted PNNL’s Michael Mylrea in a story on how an increasingly transactional grid is forcing the DOE to shore up electricity network defenses with blockchain technology. 10.11.17

Daily Energy Insider and GreenTech Media covered an announcement that PNNL will lead five new projects in a DOE grid modernization initiative aimed at improving distribution resiliency systems. 09.14.17

MIT Technology Review quoted PNNL’s Nick Fernandez and cited PNNL research in a story about radiative cooling, an energy-efficient alternative to cooling buildings. 09.12.17

CleanTech Group mentioned PNNL in a story on transactive energy and the grid. 09.11.17

The Tri-City Herald quoted PNNL’s Daniel Deng in a story about the continued advancement of PNNL’s acoustic fish-tracking tags. 9.10.17

Green Car Congress reported that PNNL will team with the Colorado School of Mines to improve the productivity of robust wild algal strains in the production of algal biofuels. No link available. 09.08.17

Greenwire cited a 2015 PNNL study and quoted PNNL’s Nick Fernandez in a story about Stanford University-developed radiative sky cooling panels that can reduce the amount of energy used to cool buildings. 09.06.17

In a story about hydroelectric dams’ effect on water temperatures, NW Fishletter quoted a NOAA Fisheries spokesman, who cited a PNNL study that found Lower Snake River dams kept river water cooler in the late spring. 09.05.17

Greenwire quoted PNNL’s Shari Matzner in a story on PNNL’s ThermalTracker software, which evaluates thermal video to identify birds and bats near offshore wind turbines. Subscription required. 09.05.17

Yahoo! News and Digital Trends posted stories that quote PNNL’s Ram Devanathan as an expert in a story about the University of Manchester-developed modified graphene oxide membranes for water filtration. 09.05.12

In a story on advancing building energy efficiency, Sustainable Brands published an essay citing a PNNL study that found commercial buildings could cut their energy use by an average of 29 percent by using advanced controls. 09.04.17

Biofuels Digest reported that Marine BioEnergy is working with PNNL to convert kelp to biofuel for a project that is developing sea drones to grow kelp in the ocean. 09.02.12

Global Geothermal News reported that the NEWGEN Consortium, which includes PNNL, will host a workshop in Oregon to discuss developing a proposal for drilling one of the hottest wells in the world near the Newberry Volcano. 08.29.17

NPR station KNKX in Tacoma interviewed PNNL Director Steven Ashby at the Clean Tech Alliance’s recent Seattle forum, where regional leaders emphasized the impact and importance of federal energy research funding. 08.28.17

The Drive and Tires and Parts covered PNNL’s new ShAPE process for extruding magnesium tubes for use in vehicle production. The process uses less energy and enables greater material benefits. 08.28.17

InsideEVs reported that the PNNL-led Battery500 consortium has granted funding to 15 new battery technology projects. 08.27.17

The U.S. Army quoted PNNL’s Susan Loper in a story about PNNL helping implement rainwater harvesting at Army Reserve vehicle maintenance facilities in the U.S. 08.25.17

Engineering.com and ASM International covered PNNL’s new process for extruding magnesium tubes for use in vehicle production. The process uses less energy and enables greater material benefits. 08.23.17

The Sequim Gazette and Photonics reported on PNNL’s ThermalTracker software, which evaluates thermal video to identify birds and bats near offshore wind turbines. Peninsula Daily News republished the story. 08.23.17

Greentech Media quoted PNNL’s Michael Brambley in a story about the Sensor Suitcase, a building energy efficiency technology developed jointly by PNNL and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. 08.21.17  

GeekWire reported on Clean Energy Testbeds discussion of the transactive campus energy project—a regional partnership between PNNL, the University of Washington and Washington State University—to demonstrate technologies and measure to how buildings and campuses can create flexibility for the electric grid. 08.19.17

GCN quoted PNNL’s Deb Gracio in a story reporting that the National Institute of Standards and Technology updated its Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards. 08.18.17

iConnect07 noted PNNL collaborated with Argonne National Laboratory to develop a non-aqueous flow battery for grid energy storage. 08.15.17

Chemical & Engineering News quoted PNNL’s Daniel Deng as an expert in piezoelectric energy harvesting in a story about a Vanderbilt University-developed device that could harvest energy while people move. 08.15.17

Chemistry Views reported that research by Virginia Tech’s Michael Hochella, who also has a joint appointment with PNNL, found that coal burning releases rare forms of titanium dioxide that could allow the tracking of solid-state emissions. 08.14.17

Select Science published an article about a PNNL presentation on nuclear forensics to the American Chemical Society. 08.14.17  

Daily Energy Insider reported on PNNL’s 2016 Distributed Wind Market Report. 08.11.17

Eniday reported on a PNNL study that found inefficient management of commercial buildings is wasting a huge amount of energy. 08.11.17

Providence Business News and MaineBiz cited PNNL’s 2016 Distributed Wind Market Report while reporting on Rhode Island’s and Maine’s growing wind industry. 08.11.17

ChargedEVs reported 15 new energy storage projects have been awarded funding through the PNNL-led Battery500 consortium. 08.11.17

Engineering 360, Engineering & Technology, and Offshore Wind reported on PNNL’s ThermalTracker software, which analyzes thermal video to identify birds and bats near offshore wind turbines. 08.11.17

KTVZ-TV of Bend, Ore. reported that the NEWGEN Consortium, which includes PNNL, is hosting a workshop to discuss developing a proposal to drill a deep geothermal well at Newberry Volcano in Oregon. 08.10.17

Innovators Magazine, ECN Magazine, and Think Progress reported on PNNL’s 2016 Distributed Wind Market Report. 08.09.17

Utility Dive referenced a PNNL study that says the electric grid is capable of supporting more than 150 million electric vehicles. 08.09.17

Greenwire reported on PNNL’s 2016 Distributed Wind Market Report and two other wind reports from LBNL and NREL. 08.08.17

Energy.gov issued a news release that highlighted the PNNL-authored 2016 Distributed Wind Market Report, as well as two other wind reports penned by LBNL and NREL. 08.08.17

CleanTechnica reported $5.7 million in funding has been awarded for next-generation energy storage research through the PNNL-led Battery 500 energy storage consortium. 08.07.17

Northwest Fishletter reported that PNNL will analyze water temperate data in support of efforts to cool waters near the Lower Snake River dams. The Outdoor Wire reposted the story. 08.07.17

Oak Ridge Today reported researchers at PNNL, ORNL & SRNL were among the early pioneers in the field of ecology. 08.06.17

The Idaho Statesman reported that PNNL is developing grid energy storage in a story about the future of the Snake River dams and other Northwest electricity infrastructure. The Tri-City Herald and the Bellingham Herald reposted the story. 08.04.17

Bioenergy International reported that renewable fuels company Aemetis Inc. signed an agreement with InEnTec, Inc. for the use of its advanced gasification technology, which was developed at PNNL. 08.04.17

Chemical & Engineering News interviewed PNNL's Chongmin Wang as an outside expert for a story on a new way to image lithium ions. 08.03.17

Machine Design and Green Car Congress reported on four new programs funded by DOE to advance lighter weight vehicles with industry. 08.02.17

Automated Buildings published an essay about PNNL’s energy management platform VOLTTRON. 08.01.17

Next Big Future noted that PNNL is working with Marine BioEnergy to convert kelp into biofuel in a story about the company’s plans to grow kelp with an autonomous underwater vehicle. 07.31.17

MIT Technology Review quoted PNNL’s Michael Kintner-Meyer and cited a 2007 PNNL study that found the U.S. grid could reliably charge 84 percent of the nation’s cars, pickups and SUVs in a story about the potential for electric vehicles to become mainstream. 07.28.17

Facilities Management Link reported on the Sensor Suitcase, a building energy efficiency technology jointly developed by PNNL and LBNL. 07.28.17 

Northwest Public Radio quoted PNNL’s Robert Mueller and Daniel Deng in a story about PNNL’s fish-tracking tag designed especially for Pacific lamprey. The story also aired on Seattle’s KUOW-FM and Oregon Public Broadcasting. 07.28.17

NanoWerk posted a story on PNNL’s MOF research that shows a certain Metal Organic Framework material may ultimately help lower energy consumption for air cooling by holding onto large amounts of refrigerant gasses as reported in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. 07.28.17

Solar Novus Today reported that PNNL’s Nora Wang was a juror for DOE’s Solar Decatholon collegiate solar building competition. 07.25.17

Green Car Congress reported that 15 energy storage projects were awarded nearly $6 million in DOE funding through the PNNL-led Battery500 consortium. 07.21.17

Smart Grid Today quoted PNNL’s Jeff Dagle, who served on a National Academy of Science committee charged with recommending strategies and priories for a more resilient power grid. The same story was published by Daily Energy Insider. 07.21.17

Greenwire quoted PNNL’s Srinivas Katipamula in a story about a PNNL report that estimated U.S. commercial buildings could cut their energy use by an average of 29 percent if they fully implemented building controls. 07.19.17

The Guardian quoted PNNL’s Jun Liu in a story about research and development into advanced batteries for electric vehicles. 07.19.17

North American Clean Energy published a story on the Department of Energy’s Lightweight Materials Consortium, which is enabling DOE national laboratories to help private companies make lightweight vehicle parts for increased energy efficiency. 07.18.17

GreenBiz posted a guest essay by the Rocky Mountain Institute that included PNNL’s VOLTTRON building control platform in a list of technologies that can help high-performance buildings meet their energy-efficiency goals. 07.17.19

Energy.gov blogged about Sensor Suitcase, a building energy efficiency tool jointly developed by PNNL and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. 07.13.17

Energy.gov blogged about DOE providing funding for 15 “seedling” projects as part of the PNNL-led Battery500 consortium’s goal to more than double the specific energy of lithium batteries. 07.12.17

The ASHRAE Journal Newsletter reported on a PNNL study that found commercial buildings could cut their energy use by an average of 29 percent if they fully used their controls. No link available; Subscription required. 07.11.17

ThinkGeoEnergy reported that the NEWGEN consortium, which includes PNNL, will host a workshop to develop a full proposal for drilling geothermal wells at Newberry Volcano in Oregon. 07.10.17

Biofuels Digest covered Indian Oil Corporation and LanzaTech’s intent to construct the world’s first refinery gas-to-bioethanol plant in India. The story mentions PNNL, which licensed its catalytic conversion process to Lanzatech to create jet fuel from refinery CO2 waste. 07.10.17

The Tri-City Herald reported that PNNL was recognized for its building energy codes work by being named the government winner of the International Code Council and Institute for Market Transformation’s 2017 Leadership in Sustainability and Energy Efficiency Award. 07.08.17

Daily Energy Insider reported PNNL was recognized for its building energy codes work by being named the government winner of the International Code Council and Institute for Market Transformation’s 2017 Leadership in Sustainability and Energy Efficiency Award. 07.07.17

Energy.gov blogged about PNNL receiving a National Leadership in Sustainability and Energy Efficiency Award for its building energy codes work. 07.05.17  

Multiple outlets—including Sustainability Matters, Process Worldwide, Energy Forecast, and GreenTech Germany–quoted PNNL's Johannes Lercher in a story about zeolite catalyst research published in Nature Communications. 07.05.17

NW Fishletter used an aerial photo by PNNL’s Ryan Harnish to illustrate a story about operational changes at Little Goose Dam on the Snake River in Washington state. 07.03.17

Earth Magazine interviewed PNNL’s Pete McGrail on the Wallula field demonstration of carbon sequestration in basalt for a story on carbon capture and sequestration. No link available; Subscription required. 07.01.17

Axios, Clean Technica, Utility Dive, and Electronics 360 reported on a PNNL study that found commercial buildings could cut their energy use an average of 29 percent by properly using building controls. 06.26.17

Pacific Business News reported PNNL licensee UniEnergy Technologies will be installing one of its vanadium redox flow batteries, which are based on a PNNL electrolyte, near the Kona, Hawaii airport. 06.23.17

The Engineer posted a story on the issues associated with using corn as biofuel and pointed to PNNL’s HTL process to convert sewage to fuel as an alternative waste to convert to fuel. 06.20.17

Northwest Public Radio quoted PNNL scientist Carolyn Pearce in an article on PNNL’s ancient glass research is discovering how vitrified waste may weather over hundreds of years. The story was also picked up by Oregon Public Broadcasting. 06.19.17

Daily Commercial News reported on the Sensor Suitcase, a PNNL/LBNL tool to improve energy efficiency in small commercial buildings. 06.16.17

ChargedEVs quoted PNNL’s Michael Kintner-Meyer in a story about the power grid’s ability to support electric vehicles. 06.15.17

An Energy.gov blog post reported that PNNL and UniEnergy Technologies were recognized with a 2017 Green Chemistry Challenge Award for advancing energy storage. 06.13.17

Green Car Congress reported that PNNL is working with SNL, LANL and NREL to lower the cost of producing biofuels from algae. 06.12.17

The National Law Review, The Chemical Engineer, ECNMag.com and others reported PNNL licensee UniEnergy Technologies was among the winners of the 2017 EPA Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for its vanadium redox flow battery, which is based on a PNNL electrolyte. 06.12.17

The Citizen’s Voice reported that Innaventure will received technical assistance from PNNL through DOE’s Small Business Vouchers program to develop improvements to the company's method to manufacture metal-organic frameworks. 06.10.17

The Tri-City Herald, Herald of Everett, Chemical & Engineering News, and the Mulkiteo Beacon reported that PNNL licensee UniEnergy Technologies, whose vanadium redox flow battery is based on PNNL technology, received an EPA Green Chemistry Challenge Award. 06.09.17

Lab Manager published a feature on PNNL’s hydrothermal liquefaction process that converts sewage sludge to a biocrude fuel that can be used for transportation. The article quoted PNNL biofuels manager Corinne Drennan. 06.08.17

Proud Green Building and Federal Technology Watch reported on the Sensor Suitcase, a building energy efficiency technology jointly developed by PNNL and LBNL. 06.05.17

The Yakima Herald-Republic quoted PNNL’s Chris Brown in a story about geothermal energy opportunities in Washington state. Several PNNL staff were also featured in photos that accompanied the story. The Tri-City Herald reposted the story, and ThinkGeoEnergy paraphrased the story. 06.04.17

Laboratory director Steven Ashby’s column for the Tri-City Herald this month featured research on chemical conversion processes to turn waste into sustainable fuels and chemicals. 06.04.17

SubseaWorldNews, Tidal Energy Today and others reported PNNL is working with other national labs to analyze wave and tidal energy sites with development potential. 06.01.17

Energy.gov highlighted the Sensor Suitcase, a building energy efficiency technology jointly developed by PNNL and LBNL that has been licensed by two companies. 06.01.17

Energy.gov highlighted PNNL’s work to develop a variety of fish-tracking tags to improve fish passage at hydroelectric dams. 05.30.17

An EnergyWire story on cyber threats in the gas industry briefly notes PNNL’s role in tracking cyberthreats to the electric grid. 05/26/17

Electrical Construction & Maintenance reported on a talk by PNNL’s Michael Poplawski on connected lighting at LightFair International. 05.11.17

Climate News Network (UK) covered work by Hans Bernstein and colleagues on converting methane to biomass. 05.05.17  

Energy.gov published a story on how GridUnity collaborated with PNNL to provide a means to assess how distributed solar power installations will impact the grid. 05.03.17

Green Car Congress reported that PNNL and Sandia significantly improved the performance of lithium-sulfur batteries. 05.02.17

Green Car Congress reported that researchers from PNNL and General Motors have developed a design principle for stable, high-capacity lithium-ion battery anodes made with silicon. 04.28.17

In a summary of fuel cell and vehicle projects supported by the latest round of DOE’s Small Business Voucher pilot, Green Car Congress reported that PNNL will work with Emerald Energy NW to advance its hydrogen liquefaction system to enable small, modular fuel cell car filling stations. 04.28.17

In a story about five new bioenergy projects funded through DOE’s Small Business Voucher pilot, Biomass Magazine reported that PNNL will work with ThermChem to make its bio-coal production method more cost-effective. No link available. 04.26.17

Green Car Congress, Engineering 360 and Nanotechnology Now reported on PNNL researchers explaining how lithium-air batteries blow bubbles, knowledge that could be used to improve their performance. 04.26.17

KNDU covered PNNL’s research converting methane to biomass; the story was picked up by other TV stations around the country. 04.25.17

Energy.gov highlighted PNNL’s E4D-RT tool, which enables scientists to better image the subsurface and could be used for geothermal energy development. 04.17.17 

Lahaina News cited PNNL research into the energy-savings potential of a new energy code that Hawaii Governor David Ige has approved. 04.13.17

Ars Technica and Energy Storage News reported that PNNL’s electrolyte chemistry is used in UniEnergy Technologies’ vanadium flow battery, which was recently installed as the world’s largest containerized flow battery. 04.06.17

In a round-up story on various lighting technologies, Architectural Lighting quoted PNNL’s Andrea Wilkerson as saying generative design software could change lighting research and design. 04.03.17

BBC News, International Business Times, CNN, Christian Science Monitor, Yahoo! News, and Popular Science published stories that quoted PNNL’s Ram Devanathan as an expert in a story on a graphene sieve developed by the UK’s University of Manchester as an approach to treating industrial wastewater. 04.03.17

In stories on turning seawater into drinking water, the U.K.’s International Business Times and BBC News quoted PNNL’s Ram Devanathan and his article that was published in Nature Nanotechnology. 04.03.17

Facility Executive quoted PNNL’s Michael Rosenberg and Eric Richman about a new lighting energy efficiency standard. 04.01.17

Chemical Engineering Progress quoted PNNL’s Wu Xu in a story about PNNL’s new electrolyte additive for lithium-metal batteries. Subscription required. 04.01.17

North American Clean Energy, Penn Energy, and The Herald of Everett, Wash., reported that a vanadium flow battery based on PNNL electrolyte chemistry was installed at a Snohomish PUD substation as part of a Washington state-funded energy storage project. 03.30.17

Daily Energy Insider reported that Henry Huang was elected to the rank of fellow at IEEE. 03.24.

Public Power Daily noted that PNNL’s Carl Imhoff testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, speaking on opportunities to improve American energy infrastructure. 03.21.17

The Tri-City Herald reported that PNNL’s Yong Wang received the American Chemical Society’s annual Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division fellow award. 03.19.17

Biomass Magazine reported that PNNL is working with Sandia and others on a multi-lab project to discover the best algae strains for biofuel production. 03.16.17

Military-Technologies.net posted that PNNL will lead the Exascale Co-Design Center, titled “ExaGraph: Combinatorial Methods for Enabling Exascale Applications Co-Design Center.” 03.15.17

Water Power West noted PNNL provided computational fluid dynamics assistance to small hydro startup Percheron Power through DOE’s Small Business Vouchers program. 03.14.17

Yahoo Finance reported that ADI Energy collaborated with Phillips and PNNL to install LED lighting in DOE’s Forrestal Building in Washington, D.C. 03.13.17

Smart Grid Observer reports that PNNL chief grid architect Jeff Taft will be a speaker at the second Grid Modernization Forum in April in Chicago. 03.13.17

Northwest Public Radio interviewed PNNL’s Janelle Downs for a story about heavy spring rains increasing cheatgrass growth, which can in turn lead to heavy wild fires when the cheatgrass dries out later in the year. 03.13.17  

The Tri-City Herald reported that PNNL's John Orrell will discuss neutrinos — tiny subatomic particles too small to be weighed individually — at a meeting of the Eastern Washington Section of the American Nuclear Society. 03.11.17

Energy.gov reposted a PNNL Energy and Environment research highlight about a 2016 PNNL report that helped convince Hawaii to adopt new, energy-efficient building codes. 03.02.17

Green Car Congress and Electronics Weekly reported on PNNL’s findings that electrolyte additive enables fast charging lithium-metal batteries. 03.01.17

Tribology & Lubrication Technology quoted PNNL’s George Bonheyo in a story on PNNL’s modified sawdust material for Arctic oil spill cleanup. 03.01.17

Yahoo! Finance and others reported that Golden Share, which licensed PNNL’s vanadium electrolyte technology for flow batteries, has successful produced the electrolyte in a trial. 02.28.17

Chemical & Engineering News quoted PNNL’s Jason Zhang in a story about batteries that run on air. 02.27.17

Buildings reported on the PNNL-led DISCOVR project to develop a streamlined process to speed up algae growth for biofuel production. 02.27.17

EDN Network reported on PNNL’s tiny battery for fish-tracking acoustic tags. 02.24.17

Utility Dive reported that the University of Toledo in Ohio is collaborating with PNNL to test VOLTTRON software that can automate energy use of buildings on its campus. 02.23.17 

PNNL Director Steven Ashby’s monthly Tri-City Herald column focused on how PNNL uses its five decades of experience to help with Hanford cleanup. 02.19.17

Architectural Lighting reported that PNNL’s Andrea Wilkerson is serving as a member-at-large of the International Association of Lighting Designers’ Education Trust’s 2017 board of directors. 02.17.17

The Associated Press noted University of Washington researchers involved in the PNNL-led Battery500 consortium will use a new energy storage lab in Seattle. The story was picked up nationally, including in The Sacramento Bee and U.S. News & World Report. 02.16.17

Age Times reported on PNNL research results of a field test that verified sequestering CO2 in basalt generates a chemical reaction that turns the gas to rock. 02.16.17

Energy Manager and HPAP Engineering cited a PNNL finding that the 2016 version of the ANSI/ASHRAE/IES 90.1—the Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings—could reduce energy use by 30 percent. 02.15.17

IEEE’s Engineering 360 reported on PNNL’s self-healing cement for geothermal wells. 02.15.17

Climate News Network included PNNL’s sewage-to-fuel story in a story about the world without fossil fuels. 02.14.17

The Environmental Leader reported that the PNNL-developed sewage-to-fuel process is key to a new project that DOE is funding to design a pilot plant at a wastewater treatment plant near Oakland. 02.13.17

Tri-City radio station 98.3 reported on PNNL’s research into ancient Swedish hilfort glass that may provide information about glass as a waste form for storing radioactive waste. 02.11.17

Hydrogen Fuel News mentioned PNNL in a story about PNNL making hydrogen-producing catalysts out of inexpensive nickel. 02.07.17

Gas Processing News reported on DOE funding to a PNNL partner and licensee to design a demonstration facility to convert steel manufacturing waste gas to a low-cost ethanol intermediate. This “Lanzanol” will then be converted to jet fuel through a process developed by PNNL and LanzaTech. 02.06.17

The Peninsula Daily News reported that PNNL’s Marine Sciences Laboratory is leading a project to develop a streamlined process to speed up algae growth for biofuel production. The story was republished by the San Francisco Chronicle, KOMO News (Seattle), Waco (Texas) Tribune, and many other news outlets across the U.S. 02.03.17

The Sequim Gazette quoted PNNL’s Michael Huesemann in a story about PNNL leading a new, multi-lab project to develop a streamlined process to quickly pare down heaps of algae species into just a few that hold the most promise for renewable fuels. 02.01.17

In a story about a new Georgetown University study that found homes with double- or triple-pane windows had higher incomes than those that did not, Door & Window Manufacturer Magazine cited a 2013 PNNL study that found it could take two-plus decades to get a return on investment of installing triple-pane windows. 01.30.17

Engineering.com featured a story on PNNL-developed hydrothermal processing technology that can convert sewage to a high quality biocrude fuel. 01.27.17

KNDU TV covered a local ACS section event at a local brewery, at which PNNL researchers thanked Ice Harbor Brewing for providing 150 pounds of spent grain for use in waste-to-fuel research. 01.26.17

OffshoreWind.Biz reported that PNNL is managing a program to loan two research buoys equipped with instruments for wind resource characterization to assist in the development of offshore wind power. 01.25.17

PNNL Director Steve Ashby’s monthly Tri-City Herald column focused on how PNNL is developing science-based methods to detect secret nuclear explosions and testing with increased sensitivity. 01.25.17

The Toledo Blade reported on a PNNL-led project in Northern Ohio on integrating building controls with the grid for optimized efficiency and grid stability. PNNL is teaming with University of Toledo and Case Western Reserve University. 01.23.17

The Tri-City Herald reported that a Swedish researcher visited PNNL this week as part of a collaborative study of ancient ‘hillfort’ glass which has been exposed to the elements for thousands of years. 01.23.17

Biofuels Digest, R&D Magazine, and Algae Industry Magazine reported that PNNL is leading a collaborative project to develop a streamlined process to speed up algae growth for biofuel production. 01.15.17

The PBS NewsHour blog, The Rundown, quoted PNNL’s Jun Liu as an outside battery expert in a post about a Stanford University invention that stops cell phone batteries from exploding. 01.13.17

The Manufacturer reported on PNNL’s results from the Wallula carbon sequestration demonstration recently published in Environmental Science and Technology. 01.11.17

PBS’s NovaNext posted a story highlighting PNNL’s hydrothermal liquefaction technology to be used in a planned sewage-to-liquid fuel demonstration plant in Vancouver, B.C. 01.10.17

PNNL’s alcohol to jet fuel technology was mentioned in C&E News, Fleets and Fuels, and Bio-based News as part of partner LanzaTech’s award of DOE funding for six projects for manufacturing biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower. 01.09.17

The Tri-City Herald reported that PNNL Associate Laboratory Director Jud Virden has been elected an AAAS fellow. 01.08.17

The Sequim Gazette reported that PNNL’s George Bonheyo will discuss synthetic biology at an upcoming Science Café gathering in Sequim, Washington. 01.04.17

Power Pulse noted its coverage of PNNL’s improved rechargeable zinc-manganese battery was its second-most read story in 2016. 01.02.17

Discover Magazine listed research into carbon sequestration in basalt as one of the top 100 stories of 2016. PNNL published research that shows CO2 reacts with minerals in subsurface basalt and turns to stone, meaning CO2 could be permanently stored underground. Full text not available. 01.01.17

2016

In an article on DOE-award money for projects related to biofuels, Green Car Congress mentioned that PNNL partnered with LanzaTech on jet fuel production technology. 12.29.16

Vice News’ Motherboard named PNNL’s research on the conversion of carbon dioxide to rock in basalt flows on a list of “happiest environmental news of 2016. 12/28/16

Forbes published a story about the results of a field demonstration that shows carbon can be quickly converted to rock underground in basalt formations. 12.27.16

Public News Service and Geekwire reported on PNNL’s hydrothermal liquefication technology for converting sewage to biocrude fuel. 12.23.16

Canadian Broadcasting Corp. and iTech Post reported on Metro Vancouver’s plans to build a demonstration plant based on PNNL’s hydrothermal liquefication technology for bioconversion of sewage sludge to biocrude fuel. 12.22.16

India’s The Tech Times reported on the miniaturization of a muon detector to image sequestered carbon dioxide in underground repositories. 12.20.16

Science quoted PNNL’s Phillip Koech about PNNL’s amine-based carbon capture solvent in a round-up story on the status of various carbon capture technologies. 12.16.16

D News on the Science Channel repurposed the video and news release on the hydrothermal liquefaction process to convert sewage sludge to a biocrude fuel. 12.16.16

Fast Company and the American Council on Science and Health reported on PNNL’s modified sawdust for oil spill cleanup in the Arctic. 12.16.16

KTTU-TV, the NBC affiliate in Anchorage, reported on PNNL’s modified sawdust for cleaning up oil spills. 12.15.16

Energy Wire interviewed PNNL’s Carl Imhoff—co-lead of the Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium—on accomplishments and advancements in the grid space. No link available. 12.14.16

AP quoted PNNL’s George Bonheyo in a feature story on PNNL’s chemically modified sawdust for cleaning up oil spills. The story was republished by numerous other news outlets, including the San Francisco Chronicle, The Seattle Times, ABC News, The Oregonian, and Greenwire. 12.14.16

Forbes noted PNNL technology was the inspiration for UniEnergy Technology’s vanadium flow battery for grid energy storage. 12.13.16

Clean Tech Alliance posted a story about two PNNL researchers being named as AAAS Fellows. 12.13.16

UPI reported on PNNL’s modified sawdust for oil spill cleanup. 12.12.16

The Honolulu Star cited PNNL research that found Hawaii residential energy costs would be reduced by 21.1 percent if the state adopted the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code. Subscription required. 12.09.16

Wired quoted PNNL’s Naomi Miller as an outside lighting expert in a story about Dyson’s new LED office lighting product, the Cu-Beam Duo. 12.09.16

The Vancouver Island CBC News radio show “On the Island,” interviewed PNNL’s George Bonheyo about the modified sawdust PNNL is developing to clean up oil spills in cold waters such as the Arctic Sea. 12.07.16

Ars Technica reported on PNNL’s hydrothermal liquefaction process and cited a Reddit AMA by PNNL researcher Justin Billing as part of its source. 12.06.16

In a story about small batteries, Electronics 360 reported on PNNL’s tiny, injectable battery used to power fish-tracking tags. 12.06.16

The Everett Herald noted that PNNL technology is used in the vanadium flow batteries made by UniEnergy Technologies. 12.01.16

PNNL researcher Justin Billing hosted at Reddit Science AMA session on converting sewage to biofuel. 12.01.16

The SequimGazette quoted PNNL’s George Bonheyo and Robert Jeters in an article on thenew chemically modified sawdust they’re developing to clean up oil spills. Thestory was reposted by the PeninsulaDaily News. 11.30.16

The Energy.gov blog featured an article on PNNL’s sewage to fuel hydrothermal liquefaction technology. 11.30.16

The Popular Science blog quoted Justin Billing in a story on hydrothermal processing technology that can convert sewage to a high quality biocrude fuel. 11.29.16

The Washington Post interviewed Pete McGrail regarding the results of the carbon sequestration on basalt field demo. 11.28.16

The Tri-City Herald interviewed PNNL’s Pete McGrail in a story on the carbon sequestration demonstration results published in Environmental Science & Technology Letters. KIRO and KOMO radio also did interviews and ran stories. 11.27.16

The Laos News Agency noted that PNNL is involved in collaborative work between Laos, the U.S. and others to improve fish passage at dams along the Lower Mekong River. 11.26.16

The Tri-City Herald published an article on PNNL scientist who are on the most highly cited list issued by Clarivate Analytics. The list includes PNNL’s Jun Liu. 11.25.16

In a news release covering research advancements on carbon-based deposits, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory noted that it is partnering with PNNL to study the deposits by combining multiple X-ray and other techniques in one place. 11.23.16

Director Steve Ashby’s November Tri-City Herald column discussed PNNL research on replacing fossil fuels with renewable alternatives. 11.23.16

Utah Public Radio featured a story on the PNNL-developed hydrothermal processing technology that turns sewage to fuel. 11.21.16

GHG Daily Exchange Monitor reported on PNNL’s study results of a field demonstration showing that carbon sequestered in basalt can quickly convert into solid rock. 11.21.16

KING 5 noted that PNNL-developed vanadium technologies are the basis for UniEnergy Technologies’ vanadium flow battery, which are being installed at a Snohomish County PUD substation near Everett, Wash. 11.21.16

The Chinook Observer published an article on PNNL’s creation of a self-charging tag that track fish for their entire life span. 11.02.16

CNN Tech/CNN Money repurposed the PNNL video on converting sewage into biocrude fuel and posted online. 11.29.16

In a story reporting that scientists have found a way to turn carbon emissions into rock, the Washington Post noted that Pete McGrail and his PNNL colleagues are working on storing carbon dioxide in basalts. 11.18.16

In a story about a new ionic electrolyte that is less likely to explode in batteries, Business Korea mentioned that PNNL collaborated with Kyung Hee University and Korea Institute of Science and Technology on the research. 11.16.16

Exchange Monitor reported that PNNL won an R&D 100 award for technology used at the Hanford Site to look at underground soil environments in real time. 11.11.16

The Weapons Complex Monitor reported PNNL won two R&D 100 awards, including one for the E4D-RT technology that has been deployed at the Hanford Site. 11.11.16

In a story recapping the SciTech Northwest event, Xconomy reported on two PNNL research projects – sensor fish and digital ants. 11.10.16

The Laos News Agency noted that PNNL is involved in collaborative work between Laos, the U.S. and Australia to improve fish passage at dams along the Mekong River. 11.08.16

The Tri-City Herald covered PNNL’s two R&D 100 award-winning technologies, E4D-RT and Carbon Capture Simulation Initiative. 11.08.16

Greentech Media mentioned a PNNL report in a story on regulating and sharing customer energy data. 11.08.16

Canadian Apartment Magazine quoted PNNL engineer Eric Richman in an article on LED advances and how they factor into energy performance standards. 11.07.16

Xconomy noted that PNNL, the University of Washington and Washington State University have signed a memorandum of understanding that builds upon research collaborations, including smart energy management. 11.04.16

Newswise reported that PNNL won two R&D 100 Awards for underground cleanup and carbon capture technologies. 11.04.16

Biofuels Digest reported on PNNL’s development of Hydrothermal Liquefaction technology that can use sewage sludge to produce a biocrude. 11.04.16

New Atlas, Biomass Magazine, The Chemical Engineer, Biofuels Digest, and Nature World News reported that PNNL is turning sewage in to biocrude in minutes using hydrothermal processing. 11.03.16

The Huffington Post, New York Post, Daily Mail, The Verge, and Market Watch reported on PNNL’s hydrothermal liquefaction technology that turns sewage to biofuel in minutes. 11.03.16

In an article on glass immobilization of radioactive waste, PHYS.org quoted Ashutosh Goel and mentioned that he worked as a glass scientist at PNNL. 11.03.16

PNNL’s news release on turning sewage to biofuel was posted by a user to the Reddit Science page. 11.02.16

In an essay about open-source solutions for automated buildings, AutomatedBuildings.com noted that PNNL developed the VOLTTRON energy management platform. 11.01.16

The Mexican news site PortalPolitico.tv noted that PNNL’s Pedro Romero Gómez will participate in the First Regional Renewable Energy Congress, which runs in November in Mexico. 11.01.16

The Wahkiakum County Eagle reported on a PNNL study led by fishery biologist Nichole Sather on juvenile salmon trends in Washington’s Columbia River. 10.27.16

The Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy website featured Whoosh Innovation’s Salmon Cannon fish transportation system, which PNNL is evaluating through DOE’s Small Business Voucher pilot. 10.26.16

The Tri-City Herald posted a guest column by PNNL Lab Director Steven Ashby on nuclear energy solutions being fueled by PNNL research. 10.15.16

HPAC Engineering quoted PNNL’s Srinivas Katipamula in an article about the rising efficiency of rooftop heating and cooling units. 10.25.16

The Tri-City Herald reported that small, clean-energy businesses can now apply for a new round of funding for technical assistance from DOE labs, including PNNL. 10.25.16

Mongabay Wildtech quoted PNNL’s Daniel Deng in a story about PNNL’s self-charging, fish-tracking tag. 10.20.16

Greenwire interviewed PNNL researcher Bing Liu regarding a building energy codes assessment that shows that updated building codes could produce large energy and carbon savings. 10.19.16

Azo Materials reported on a University of Michigan-led project with support from PNNL and others that examined how dendrites form in next-generation lithium batteries. 10.19.16

In a story on how scientists are studying rock fracturing to accelerate advances in energy and waste storage, Berkeley Lab News Center noted that PNNL staff are part of a team studying fracture control. 10.19.16

Yahoo! Finance and others reported that Golden Share Mining Corporation has licensed PNNL’s vanadium redox flow battery electrolyte technology.10.18.16

North American Clean Energy reported that PNNL and others developed GreenFire Energy’s ECO2G approach to geothermal power generation, which will now be used in Japan and Southeast Asia. 10.18.16

The Northwest Power Council newsletter quoted PNNL’s Rebecca O’Neil in a story about energy storage as a power resource. 10.17.16

The Wenatchee World quoted PNNL experts Rebecca O’Neil and Landis Kannberg on upcoming pumped hydro-electric projects in the Wenatchee, Wash. area. Subscription required for full story. 10.14.16

AltEnergyMag reported that PNNL licensee UniEnergy Technologies, whose vanadium flow battery is based on PNNL technology, will install a grid-scale battery at Naval Base Ventura County in California. 10.13.16

The Tri-City Herald reported on PNNL’s memorandum of understanding with the University of Oregon to partner on research projects and joint appointments. 10.13.16

The Tri-City Herald, DOE’s Amped Up! Magazine, and Engineering 360 published stories on PNNL’s self-charging fish-tracking tag. 10.12.16

In an article on Hurricane Patricia, the Washington Post mentioned that PNNL researcher Karthik Balaguru studied the oceanic conditions that triggered the storm. 10.12.16

Electrical Construction & Maintenance and LED Inside announced an upcoming LED webinar hosted by DOE and presented by Bruce Kinzey of PNNL. 10.12.16

In an article on a new energy storage concept, Clean Technica noted that PNNL has been applying metal-organic frameworks to clean technology. 10.11.16

In article on South by Southwest Eco’s Energy Startup Showcase, Energy.gov featured DOE’s Small Business Vouchers program and a PNNL photo of friction stir welding. 10.11.16

North American Clean Energy and Contractor Magazine reported that PNNL coordinated a working group that produced the 2016 Compliance Guide for Energy Storage Systems. 10.11.16

MRS Bulletin quoted PNNL’s Jason Zhang in a story on using magnetic resonance imaging to track the growth of lithium deposits in 3D and real time. 10.11.16

Architectural Lighting reported that PNNL’s Naomi Miller is now the director-at-large of the Illuminating Engineering Society’s board. 10.07.16

Domain-b published an article on Virgin Atlantic’s plan to introduce commercial flights using biofuels that were developed by PNNL and LanzaTech. 10.05.16

The White House blog featured PNNL’s report on the impact of energy codes, which shows savings on building energy bills. 10.04.16

Energy Industry Today covered the PNNL-developed approach that lets fish be tracked for decades using self-charging tags. 10.03.16

Government Technology covered Spokane’s Innovation Hub and PNNL’s role in making it more energy-efficient with “smart-city” technology. 10.03.16

Civil Engineering Magazine quoted PNNL’s Alison Colotelo in a story about Whooshh Innovation’s “Salmon Cannon” fish transportation system, which PNNL is evaluating. Story access for American Society of Civil Engineers members only. 10.01.16

Energy.gov published a story on In DOE’s Environmental Stewardship National Lab Day on Capitol Hill, which featured three photos from PNNL, mentioned PNNL’s sensor fish technology, and quoted Battelle fellow Sue Clark. 09.30.16

The Tri-City Herald posted an article on PNNL’s Michael Rosenberg and his election to the rank of fellow of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. 09.30.16

The Canadian Discovery Channel’s science news show The Daily Planet featured PNNL’s fish-tracking tag in a news segment (only viewable online for Canadian cable TV subscribers). 09.29.16

In a story about the expansion of the Better Buildings Initiative, Buildings.com reported that PNNL is part of DOE’s Better Buildings Smart Labs Accelerator. 09.28.16

EIN News reposted an article covering a PNNL study on new materials that save energy by enhancing the cooling effects of outer space. 09.28.16

EIN News posted a story on the expansion of the Better Buildings Initiative to increase the efficiency of U.S. laboratories. 09.28.16

In a story on developing a smart city living laboratory in Spokane, Wash., WSU News reported that researchers at Washington State University are partnering with PNNL to create smart buildings, campuses, and cities. 09.28.16

Yahoo Finance mentioned that PNNL is working with utility partner Avista on a ‘Shared Economy Model’ for grid resilience in Spokane. 09.28.16

The Yakima Herald-Republic quoted PNNL’s Daniel Deng in a story about PNNL’s self-charging fish-tracking tag. 09.28.16

Laboratory Equipment reported on the self-charging fish tag, a tool developed by PNNL that studies the movement of fish throughout their entire lives. 09.27.16

KONA Radio quoted PNNL’s Franny White in a story about PNNL’s self-charging fish tracking tag. 09.26.16

HPC Wire reported that PNNL’s Center for Advanced Technology Evaluation expanded its capabilities with the addition of a leading-edge system from NVIDIA Corp. 09.22.16

Director Steve Ashby’s monthly Tri-City Herald column focused on how PNNL researchers are working to understand the principles that govern the way materials are formed. 09.21.16

In a feature on aviation biofuels, Chemical & Engineering News quoted PNNL’s Rich Hallen and reported on PNNL’s collaboration with LanzaTech. 09.19.16

Engadget reported that PNNL helped Lanzatech develop a biofuel technology that Virgin Atlantic will use on a proving flight in 2017. 09.16.16

Phys.org reported that PNNL researchers led a first-of-its-kind study to fill a knowledge gap in global energy for water. 09.14.16

In a story about green jet fuel made from steel mill waste, Bloomberg.com reported that PNNL collaborated with LanzaTech to produce green fuel. 09.14.16

Phys.org reported that PNNL researchers led a first-of-its-kind study to fill a knowledge gap in global energy for water. 09.14.16

In a story about green jet fuel made from steel mill waste, Bloomberg.com reported that PNNL collaborated with LanzaTech to produce green fuel. 09.14.16

PR Newswire reported that PNNL collaborated with CAISO and others to help the company reliably incorporate solar energy into its system. 09.14.16

PNNL was mentioned in a Chicago Tribune story on Virgin Atlantic plans to fly on biofuel. 09.14.16

Portland Business Journal noted that PNNL’s Jenn Hodas discussed large sensor fish developed at PNNL at the Oregon BEST Fest. 09.13.16

Azom Materials and others reported that PNNL’s Hee Jung Chang was part of a team during his time as a doctoral student at Stony Brook University that developed 3D images of the interior of batteries. 09.13.16

Architectural Lighting quoted PNNL’s Leon Felipe and Naomi Miller in a story about OLEDs and their architectural lighting applications. 09.09.16

MRS Bulletin quoted PNNL’s Wei Wang in a story about the decreasing cost of batteries. (subscription required) 09.08.16

Offshore Wind reported that PNNL was a partner with Principle Power in a story about the company cancelling plans to install its floating wind turbines off of Oregon’s coast. 09.08.16

HPCwire and Green Car Congress covered a DOE announcement of exascale computing project funding, including two projects lead by PNNL. 09.07.16

In an article covering a study by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Energy Manager Today cited PNNL research on savings resulting from building energy codes. 09.06.16

The DOE blog featured a story on how PNNL is helping define a vision for energy-efficient buildings 100 years from now. 09.06.16

Science Friday, heard by 1.5 million listeners via 374 U.S. public radio stations, featured PNNL’s Michael Kintner-Meyer in a segment about non-battery energy storage as a follow-on to an earlier discussion on offshore wind power. 09.02.16

The Bend Bulletin and ThinkGeoEnergy reported that the PNNL-led Newberry Geothermal Energy consortium was not selected as a finalist to manage DOE’s Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy. 09.01.16

Water Power & Dam Construction reported on PNNL’s study of Whooshh Innovation’s Salmon Cannon fish transport system. 08.31.16

The Christian Science Monitor quoted PNNL’s Andrea Copping in a story about hydrokinetic energy, which featured tidal projects on Britain’s Shetland coast. 08.31.16

The City University of New York reported that a group of researchers from its Building Performance Lab were selected to participate in PNNL’s Connected Buildings Challenge. 08.23.16

Phys.org quoted PNNL researcher David Heldebrant in a story on PNNL’s research revealing that keeping captured carbon dioxide in liquid makes it more reactive and easier to concentrate. 08.23.16

In a story on new community microgrid projects, Microgrid Media reported that PNNL co-hosted a Northwest Regional Clean Energy Innovation Partnership Workshop, which U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz attended. 08.23.16

Homeland Preparedness News reported on the React cybersecurity solution for utilities, which builds upon a prototype developed by NRECA in partnership with PNNL and others. 08.23.16

Collision Repair Mag reported that researchers at PNNL have developed an improved titanium alloy that is allegedly stronger than any commercial titanium allow currently on the market. 08.23.16

Daily Energy Insider summarized a PNNL report that demonstrated that American companies are using wind turbines more frequently to generate their own power near facilities that require it. 08.22.16

HydroWorld reported that Whooshh Innovations will receive support from PNNL to evaluate its “Salmon Cannon” fish transportation technology as part of DOE’s Small Business Vouchers pilot. 08.22.16

IEEE’s Electronics360 quoted PNNL’s Jun Liu in a story about the PNNL-led Battery500 consortium, which plans to triple specific energy in lithium-metal batteries. 08.22.16

GeekWire reported on PNNL’s new Small Business Voucher project to evaluate the performance of Whooshh Innovations’ Salmon Cannon fish transportation system. 08.19.16

EIN News posted a story on how PNNL is helping make hydro power cheaper and more fish friendly by using the “Salmon Cannon,” which transports fish through a tube using pressure differences. 08.19.16

Energy.gov featured PNNL’s injectable fish-tracking tag that’s powered by a self-charging battery and monitors fish migration through hydroelectric dams. 08.18.16

E&E News PM, Daily Energy Insider, Windpower Engineering, North American Windpower and others quoted PNNL’s Nik Foster in a story of the findings of two Wind Technologies Market Reports, one of which was authored by PNNL. 08.17.16

Newswise noted that PNNL supported research that determined molecular-level information in an operating lithium-ion battery, which could help create better energy storage devices. 08.17.16

The Tri-City Area Journal of Business reported that PNNL will lead the Northwest Regional Manufacturing Center, a public-private partnership that is part of a national Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute. 08.15.16

The Tri-City Area Journal of Business published an article on the PNNL-led effort to improve energy stored in electric car batteries through the Battery500 consortium. 08.15.16

In a story about more locals using electric cars, the Tri-City Area Journal of Business noted that PNNL’s Richland campus offers the use of electric vehicle charging stations for a small charge. 08.15.16

The Nightly Business Report news anchors interviewed PNNL’s grid expert Jeff Dagle on the condition of the grid during the summer heat wave, which was aired nationally on PBS. 08.15.16

The Tri-City Herald reported on Secretary Ernest Moniz’s visit to PNNL to talk energy jobs. 08.15.16

The Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business featured several PNNL projects that have a clean tech focus, including 12 projects supported by DOE’s Technology Commercialization Fund. 08.15.16

Geek Wire quoted PNNL’s Bob Wegeng in a story on efforts to commercialize PNNL’s Solar Thermochemical Advanced Reactor System, which makes hydrogen fuel for fuel cell cars. 08.13.16

GeekWire posted an article on PNNL’s research to make hydrogen fuel cars more efficient. 08.13.16

Transmission & Distribution World reported that engineers from PNNL and other institutions met at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories to perform validation tests on new substation software-defined networking technology. 08.11.16

In a story on new battery technology and energy policy, The Telegraph noted that PNNL is developing organic flow batteries. 08.10.16

GeekWire ran a story on PNNL’s Connected Buildings Challenge, in which participant groups use PNNL’s VOLTTRON platform to come up with ways to make buildings more energy efficient. 08.03.16

EE Times reported on a PNNL-led consortium aimed to boost development of lithium-metal cells for electric cars and smart grid storage. 08.02.16

Electronics Weekly noted work by PNNL’s Bruce Kinzey and others to retrofit street lights with energy-efficient LED lamps in a story on the safety of LEDs. 08.02.16

Utility Dive mentioned PNNL’s organic aqueous flow battery in a story about another flow battery design developed at Harvard University. 08.02.16

Business Wire reported that Siemens announced an open-technology challenge with JUMP, an initiative between the U.S. Department of Energy, PNNL, and four other national laboratories. 08.01.16

ACHRNews cited a study by PNNL in an article that shared tips from HVAC contractors for servicing variable refrigerant flow systems. 08.01.16

DOE’s Amped Up! Magazine included a feature story on PNNL’s new process to extract rare earth elements from geothermal brine by combining magnetic properties into a unique nanomaterial. 08.01.16

Sustainable City Network posted an article on the PNNL-developed Emissions Quantification Tool, which estimates the impact of emissions on the smart grid. 07.31.16

The Tri-City Herald published a feature article on PNNL’s Kyle Pomraning and his research to improve lipid production in yeast so it could be a suitable biofuel feedstock. 07.29.16

DOE’s Office of Technology Transitions posted a link to PNNL’s July 27 news release on the PNNL-led Battery500 consortium, which aims to improve lithium batteries for electric cars. 07.28.16

Energy.gov featured PNNL’s various fish-tracking tags especially designed for sturgeon, lamprey and eels. 07.28.16

The Tri-City Herald and KVEW-TV quoted PNNL’s Jun Liu and reported that PNNL will lead the Battery500 research consortium to improve lithium batteries for electric vehicles. The Columbian of Vancouver, Wash., republished the Tri-City Herald story. 07.26.16

Ars Technica, GizMag, Greentech Media, CleanTechnica, Greenwire and others reported that PNNL is leading a national electric vehicle lithium battery research consortium called Battery500, which was announced by the White House. 07.22.16

Greenwire published an article on a new tool developed at PNNL that captures smart-grid emissions data. 07.21.16

In a story about building automation systems, Faculty Executive cited a PNNL report that found nearly all buildings could reduce energy use five to 30 percent with simple changes to their system. 07.21.16

The Tri-City Herald and KNDU TV covered the selection of a PNNL-led team for a new Energy Frontier Research Center focused on nuclear wastes. 07.19.16

Offshore Wind and the Department of Energy reported that the lidar buoy PNNL deployed off Virginia Beach last year has now been collected and its data is available for offshore wind power research. 07.19.16

Energy.gov reported that the Department of Energy is awarded $40 million for research to support waste cleanup at DOE nuclear sites, and PNNL is leading one of the four research centers. 07.18.16

The Tri-City Herald published a column by PNNL Director Steve Ashby, which talked about new technologies that researchers at PNNL are developing to improve energy efficiency and reduce consumption. 07.16.16

Machine Design Magazine mentioned PNNL researchers in a story about finding out which form of CO2BOLs would bind the most carbon dioxide while maintaining a low viscosity. 07.15.16

DOE Office of Technology Transitions ran PNNL's news release on Praveen Thallapally's Nature Communications paper on a xenon and krypton binding material. 07.13.16

Yahoo.com published an article that notes PNNL, ORNL & Sandia will provide analysis for a ReFlex™ energy storage system for a utility grid modernization project. 07.12.16

Climate Wire quoted PNNL engineer Vince Sprenkle in a story on hydrogen-powered technology. 07.11.16

The Sequim Gazette covered Senator Maria Cantwell’s visit to PNNL’s Marine Sciences Laboratory in Sequim. The Senator learned about algal biofuel and uranium extraction from seawater, and viewed a wave simulation laboratory. 07.06.16

Cascade Business News reported that PNNL is leading a team vying to locate DOE’s Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) near Oregon’s Newberry Volcano. 07.06.16

The Tri-City Herald reported that PNNL was awarded $4.4 million from DOE’s Technology Commercialization Fund to advance PNNL technologies for commercial use. 07.02.16

Articles by Forbes and Scientific American reported that the research PNNL is doing on uranium seawater extraction has the potential to make nuclear power completely renewable. 07.01.16

C&EN highlighted an article that had been published in Nature Communications, which reported on a PNNL study that found that selective sorbent can be used to separate xenon and krypton gases liberated during nuclear fuel reprocessing. 06.27.16

Biomass Magazine reported that PNNL and the Queensland University of Technology in Australia formed an official partnership for collaborative work to enhance bioenergy research, promote education, and develop viable bioenergy solutions. 06.27.16

3BL Media cited a PNNL study in an article on the obstacles keeping electric vehicles from going mainstream. 06.27.16

Clearing Up reported that PNNL will lead a regional hub of the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute. Subscription required. 06.24.16

Green Car Congress reported that PNNL is part of a national lab team working to bring a National Hydrogen Technology Showcase and Training station to California. 06.22.16

Solar Thermal Magazine, Forester Daily News, EurekAlert, and the Tri-City Herald reported that the DOE awarded PNNL with $4.4 million to advance lab-developed clean energy technologies. 06.21.16

The White House Office of the Press Secretary, The Seattle Times, Clearing Up, the Tri-City Herald, and other media outlets noted that PNNL will lead one of five regional manufacturing centers to develop smart sensors as part of the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute. 06.20.16

The Tri-City Herald published an article by PNNL Laboratory Director Steven Ashby on PNNL’s subsurface research, which talked about how PNNL scientists are advancing approaches to reduce greenhouse gas in the atmosphere by storing it deep underground. 06.19.16

The Department of Energy posted a video on their YouTube channel about the Bay Area Maker Faire event, which included a DOW lab-supported booth featuring PNNL’s 3-D printed smart phone microphone. 06.17.16

Quartz referenced the Beyond Lithium-Ion battery symposium held at PNNL in a story about various startup companies’ efforts to incorporate silicon in to lithium-ion battery anodes. 06.16.16

The Tri-City Herald ran a DOE news release reporting that PNNL received about $1.5 million in new funding for advancing nuclear energy. PNNL was also mentioned in stories in Electric Energy T&F Magazine and the Michael Kearney Nuclear Wire. No link available. 06.15.16

The Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business quoted PNNL’s Gary Spanner in a story about PNNL helping Percheron Power develop composite screw turbines through PNNL’s Technology Assistance Program and DOE’s Small Business Voucher pilot. Subscription required. 06.15.16

LiveScience interviewed PNNL chemist Leo Fifield on the science of Kevlar after the material was credited with saving a police officer’s life in the Orlando shooting. The story was picked up by Scientific American and Yahoo. 06.14.16

The Tri-City Herald reported that PNNL will receive $1.5 million for nuclear energy research as part of the government’s plan to reduce carbon emissions. 06.14.16

The Bend Bulletin, The Columbian, KATU-TV, Cascade Business News, and other media outlets reported on PNNL-led efforts to bring the Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy to Newberry Volcano in central Oregon. 06.14.16

Phys.org quoted PNNL materials scientist Praveen Thallapally in an article on a new material that has the potential to cut costs and make nuclear fuel recycling cleaner. 06.13.16

Forbes, Daily Mail, UPI , Nature, and many other news outlets reported on PNNL’s unusual nanorods, which spontaneously emit water and could be used for water harvesting. 06.13.16

Several outlets, including Smithsonian.com, National Geographic and Ars Technica, quoted PNNL scientists , in articles about a successful pilot project that demonstrated that carbon dioxide emissions could be locked up by turning them into rock. 06.09.16

The Chronical Herald mentioned PNNL Coastal Sciences scientist Andrea Copping in an article on tidal power as a possible renewable energy source for Nova Scotia. 06.09.16

Smithsonian.com quoted Peter McGrail, a PNNL environmental engineer, in an article about a successful pilot project that demonstrated that carbon dioxide emissions could be locked up by turning them into rock. 06.09.16

The Office of Science website included a science highlight on a PNNL research project that demonstrated how defects deep inside a zeolite catalyst could be healed, which helps create an ideal environment for converting biomass into fuels. 06.03.16

In an article about biofuels and aviation, Clean Technica mentioned the partnership between PNNL, DOE and LanzaTech to further clean technology. PNNL is working to convert alcohols from biomass into renewable aviation fuel. 06.02.16

In an article about research and development projects funded by the Department of Energy, Agri Pulse mentioned that PNNL will demonstrate a magnetic nanofluid approach to recover rare-earth minerals from geothermal fluids. 06.02.16

Discover Magazine published a PNNL image of zinc oxide plates, which can be used in high-energy storage systems such as lithium-air and zinc-air batteries. No link available. 06.01.16

Penn Energy reported that UniEnergy Technologies, which sells a vanadium flow battery based on PNNL technology, will deploy “the world’s largest battery” in China. 06.01.16

A DOE blog post reported that non-aqueous solvents being developed at PNNL have the potential to strip carbon dioxide out of gases more efficiently than water-based solvents. No link available. 06.01.16

Washington State University Connect newsletter featured PNNL Ph.D. intern Jamie Weaver in an article on nuclear disposal in ancient glass. 06.01.16

Scientific American published an article on a material developed by PNNL and Oak Ridge National Laboratory that can pull uranium from seawater. 06.01.16

HPC Wire mentioned PNNL in an article on the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) first National Lab Impact Summit. 05.31.16

Science Magazine quoted PNNL’s Jun Liu in a feature about the battery research of Stanford University’s Yi Cui. 05.26.16

Forbes reported on the Beyond Lithium-Ion battery symposium, hosted by PNNL, in a story on energy storage approaches. 05.26.16

The Tri-City Herald reported on the PNNL-hosted Beyond Lithium Ion Symposium, and posted a video about how batteries are made at PNNL’s Advanced Battery Facility. 05.26.16

The Congressional Record recorded that Illinois Congressman Dan Lipinski—a member of the House Science Committee, Energy Subcommittee—entered a statement on the House Floor in support of building energy codes, referencing a PNNL study. No link available. 05.25.16

Solar Thermal Magazine reported that PNNL was awarded DOE funding to demonstrate a magnetic nanofluid approach to recover rare-earth minerals and other high-value materials from geothermal fluids. 05.24.16

The Energy.gov blog posted a feature by PNNL’s Franny White about how scientists make experimental batteries at PNNL’s Advanced Battery Facility. 05.24.16

A Tri-City Herald article mentioned that PNNL is testing of some equipment used in RJ Lee Company’s mobile laboratory, which may be used in sampling chemical vapors at the Hanford tank farms. 05.22.16

The GHG Daily Monitor quoted PNNL's Vassiliki-Alexandra Glezakou in a story about how carbon dioxide binding organic liquids in a neutral acid form could be used for carbon capture. 05.19.16

Phys.org published an article on the research PNNL is conducting on tin and antimony to create better batteries. 05.19.16

The Tri-City Area Journal of Business reported on the new funding that was awarded earlier this year to PNNL as part of the Grid Modernization Laboratory Initiative. PNNL is involved in 40 projects nationwide. No link available. 05.19.16

Smart Grid Observer reported that UniEnergy Technologies will deploy its vanadium redox battery—based on PNNL technology—in Italy. 05.18.26

The Tri-City Herald published a column by PNNL Director Steve Ashby’s monthly, which focused on how PNNL is working to address threats to protect critical infrastructure like the power grid from cyber-attacks. 05.16.16

Energy Manager Today published an article on a General Service Administration report that cited PNNL tests on Lunera LED lights. 05.13.16

E&E Publishing reported that PNNL runs an analysis center that allows utilities participating in the Cybersecurity Risk Information Sharing Program to send suspicious cyber data over a secure network. 05.13.16

The Tri-City Herald quoted Technology Commercialization Manager Peter Christensen in an article on a new PNNL program that offers quick, inexpensive limited licenses for companies to test technology. 05.09.16

WSU News published an article on Washington State University Tri-Cities valedictorian and PNNL electrical engineering intern Lorenzo Luzi. 05.06.16

The Tri-City Herald, NBC Right Now, and KVEW TV reported that 40 students from Yakama Tribal School in Toppenish, Wash. visited PNNL’s Aquatic Research Laboratory. 04.29.16

ACHR NEWS wrote on the expansion of JUMP, a DOE program to help jumpstart new building technologies. The article listed PNNL as a participating lab in the JUMP program. 04.28.16

Materials Today mentioned PNNL in a story about a new technique for making electrodes that can produce hybrid batteries that charge faster and possess significantly better electrical capacity and long-term stability. 04.28.16

The Canadian Discovery Channel televised PNNL Lighting Engineer Michael Royer in a segment how LED lights are being used to upgrade the lighting at the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery. 04.27.16

Gizmag quoted PNNL’s Jun Liu in an article on PNNL’s zinc-manganese rechargeable battery. Liu is the director of the Energy Processes and Materials division. 04.27.16

The Chemical Engineer mentioned PNNL’s role in testing adsorbents designed to extract uranium from seawater. 04.26.16

Science Daily reported that PNNL is collaborating with other institutions—including Washington State University—to study ancient glass-glued walls as possible nuclear waste solutions. 04.26.16

ScienceDaily reported on a PNNL study that offers new insights into the underlying principles involved in energy storage, noting that researchers obtained an atomic view of two key processes in batteries as they are charged. 04.26.16

OverClockersClub reported that PNNL is improving hybrid batteries with a new means of making electrodes. 04.26.16

A Daily Astorian article noted that PNNL is working to find out how wetland restoration efforts are benefitting juvenile salmon as they feed into the Columbia River on their way to the Pacific Ocean. 04.26.16

The Portland Press Herald noted that PNNL analyzed data generated by a test of the Ocean Renewable Power Co.’s river turbines in a story about the company winning a National Hydropower Association award. 04.26.16

RTO Insider quoted PNNL Chief Electrical Engineer Jeff Dagle in a story on grid modernization and distributed control. 04.25.16

The Tri-City Herald reported that a demonstration project based at PNNL’s Electricity Infrastructure Operations Center shows promise of cutting power costs. 04.24.16

PR Newswire published an article on UniEnergy Technologies, which uses an advanced vanadium flow battery with a new generation electrolyte first developed at PNNL. 04.22.16

In a story on the Pacific Northwest Hydrogen +Fuel Cell Symposium, The Daily Evergreen quoted PNNL’s Kriston Brooks as she spoke on PNNL’s work with compact hydrogen storage vessels. 04.21.16

Motor Trend featured Friction Stir Welding, a metal-joining process developed at PNNL, in a round-up story on the Society of Automotive Engineers show. 04.21.16

The Tri-City Herald, local TV news, and others noted PNNL has awarded a contract to design and construct a new Collaboration Center on the PNNL campus. The Collaboration Center will allow PNNL to hold more events. 04.20.16

EE Times, R&D Magazine, Engineering & Technology Magazine, and others reported on PNNL’s improved zinc-manganese oxide battery for renewable energy storage. 04.20.16

Design Fax published an article on an improved lightweight titanium alloy and how the material can be used to improve fuel efficiency in vehicles. The alloy was developed by researchers at PNNL. 04.19.16

Phys.org published an article on a PNNL study that revealed cobalt catalyst as a promising catalyst for steam reforming ethylene glycol, an environmentally safe way to use renewable energy resources. 04.19.16

PNNL’s chief power engineer Jeff Dagle was quoted in an E&E Publishing story on the use of phasor measurement units and synchrophasors to get more real time data on the grid. 04.19.16

EnergyBiz reported that PNNL is performing technical and economic analysis of energy storage systems being installed by three Washington state utilities. 04.19.16

Science Daily reported that PNNL made a discovery led to a zinc-manganese oxide rechargeable battery that's as inexpensive as conventional car batteries, but has a much higher energy density. 04.18.16

DWM cited PNNL research that found that installing a low-E storm window over a low-performing window can reduce a home’s heating and cooling costs by 10–35 percent. 04.18.16

Sustainable City Network reported that PNNL is one of five labs participating in the JUMP crowdsourcing network for entrepreneurs to suggest and rate ideas and technologies to make buildings more energy efficient. 04.17.16

The Tri-City Herald posted PNNL Director Steve Ashby’s monthly column, which focuses on the effort to transfer new technologies and creative solutions from the laboratory to industry. 04.17.16

The Spokane Journal of Business reported that PNNL is partnering with Demand Energy Networks on an energy storage test facility. 04.17.16

The Tri-City Herald published an opinion piece by PNNL Director Steve Ashby on PNNL’s mission to transfer technologies from the lab to industry. The article mentioned that Nuclear Scientist Zimin Nie was awarded PNNL Inventor of the Year, and that Energy Processes and Materials Scientist Wendy Bennett and Chemical Engineer Xiaohong Shari Li were named Batelle Distinguished Inventors. 04.16.16

The Bellingham Herald, Miami Herald, Sacramento Bee, and Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that PNNL will be analyzing data from tests conducted by several utility companies on large scale battery storage. 04.15.16

Facilitiesnet published an article on PNNL's development of a re-tuning process that helps identify improvement in existing facility performance and save on energy costs. 04.14.16

Charged and Green Car Congress reported on research led by PNNL’s Jason Zhang that explains why lithium-sulfur battery storage capacity fades. 04.12.16

The Department of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) website featured OTT Director Jetta Wong’s recent visit to PNNL, including her participation in the Lab’s Pathway to Excellence celebration. 04.06.16

The U.S. Army Reserve quoted PNNL Engineer Kate McMordie Stoughton in a story on the Army Reserve’s emphasis on water’s role in conservation efforts. McMordie Stoughton specializes in federal water management and currently leads the water efficiency team for PNNL. 04.06.16

More than thirty media outlets, including Tech Times and Informed Infrastructure, published stories on an improved lightweight titanium alloy and how the material can be used to improve fuel efficiency in vehicles. The alloy was developed by researchers at PNNL. 04.04.16

The Tri-City Herald published a story about DOE’s desire to expand the commercial impact of research at national laboratories. The story was based on an interview with Jetta Wong, Director of DOE’s Office of Technology Transition, who spoke at PNNL’s annual Pathway to Excellence banquet on April 1. 04.03.16

The Spokesman-Review published an opinion piece that noted that PNNL, Washington State University and the University of Washington have partnered on a two-year demonstration project to pilot transactive energy management across three campus locations. 04.03.16

The Augusta Chronicle and Aiken Standard reported that Savanah River National Laboratory and PNNL are part of a new DOE program to bring graduate students to national laboratories to use robotics at nuclear cleanup sites. 04.02.16

The Tri-City Herald published an article covering different ways that PNNL technology—like full body scanners—can be put to commercial use. 04.01.16

In a story about efforts to obtain valuable minerals from the ocean, Engineering News of South Africa reported on a PNNL project to extract magnesium from sea water. 04.01.16

Phys.org reported that PNNL scientists identified the reason behind the failure of lithium-sulfur batteries to hold a charge for very long. 03.31.16

The Tri-City Herald reported that PNNL will be helping Percheron Power build a better hydro turbine through the Department of Energy’s Small Business Voucher program. The turbine will generate electricity in waterways like canals. 03.27.16

The DOE posted an article on the new ways PNNL researchers are converting waste to energy, reducing auto exhaust emissions, and creating fuel cells and batteries for energy generation and storage. 03.28.16

The Tri-City Herald reported that PNNL researcher Judith Ann Bamberger received the 2015 Tri-Cities Engineer of the Year Award. Bamberger is a senior researcher in the Experimental Fluid Mechanics group at PNNL. 03.27.16

EneryBiz mentioned PNNL in a story on electric power research company EnerNex’s plans to help develop the architecture for the future grid management system. 03.27.16

GoSkagit.com quoted PNNL researcher John Vavrinec in a story on the growth of eelgrass beds in Puget Sound, Wash. in recent years. Vavrinec, a scientist in the Coastal Assessment and Restoration group, expressed enthusiasm at the fact that eelgrass beds are increasing in areas that have had restoration work. 03.26.16

ACHR News reported that PNNL is helping NorthWrite advance its building energy efficiency algorithms as part of a new DOE Small Business Voucher project. 03.24.16

In a story about energy efficiency and strategy when building with glass, Building Design + Construction cited a PNNL technical analysis noting that only six international building energy codes were considered beneficial. 03.23.16

Microgrid Knowledge reported that the FlexPhase power conversion system has been selected to provide power conversion for a major energy storage project in Pullman, Washington. At the core of the battery system is an advanced vanadium flow battery, engineered utilizing PNNL technology. 03.18.16

PNNL’s chief electrical engineer Jeff Dagle is featured in a story produced by New Hampshire Public Radio that looks back at the 2003 blackout and discusses a future grid. 03.18.16

In a story about heating and cooling technologies at the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, Greenwire quoted an unnamed PNNL researcher as saying one study showed half of energy-saving features on programmable thermostats weren't used due to operator error. 03.18.16

The Tri-City Herald reported that PNNL and Savannah River National Laboratory are participants in a new DOE program to bring graduate students to national labs to evaluate robotics for nuclear sites. 03.17.16

Forbes mentioned PNNL’s efforts to assist Fukushima cleanup and quoted a retired PNNL staff member in a column following the 5th anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear plant incident. 03.16.16

The Tri-City Herald noted that PNNL chemical engineer Tom Brouns was awarded for his service to the nuclear remediation industry. 03.15.16

In an article on sodium battery startup Faradion, CleanTechnica cited a PNNL report that found one disadvantage of sodium batteries is their size and weight. 03.14.16

The Tri-City Herald published a column by PNNL Lab Director Steve Ashby on PNNL's support of the Department of Energy's environmental management mission. The column focused on PNNL's work to remediate environmental legacy waste using science and engineering solutions. 03.14.16 

Greentech Media quoted PNNL power systems engineer Ruishend Diao in an article about DOE's ARPA-E program, and how recent software tools are bringing new capabilities to grid operators. 03.11.16 

The Virgin Islands Consortium reported on PNNL helping St. Croix turn an economic development park into an energy-efficient hub. PNNL’s Graham Parker is participating in this effort on behalf of DOE. 03.11.16

Greentech Media quoted PNNL power systems engineer Ruisheng Diao in an article about DOE's ARPA-E program, and how recent software tools are bringing new capabilities to grid operators. 03.11.16 

In stories about research funded through DOE’s Small Business Vouchers pilot, Biofuels Digest, Penn Energy, and Energy Global reported that PNNL and NREL are helping startup Visolis make plant-derived chemicals and biofuels. 03.11.16

MIT Technology Review quoted PNNL’s Srinivas Katipamula and cited his recent study that found daytime radiative cooling could reduce medium-sized buildings’ energy consumption by 30 to 50 percent. 03.10.16

In a story about four energy storage technologies, Green Future noted that PNNL is developing sodium-ion batteries that operate at a lower temperature by using a sodium alloy, as opposed to pure sodium— a switch that can potentially extend the battery’s lifespan to useful levels. 03.10.16

The DOE noted PNNL is one of several national laboratories participating in EERE’s Small Business Vouchers pilot. 03.10.16

The Tri-City Herald reported that PNNL chemical engineer Tom Brouns has been named a fellow of Waste Management Symposia, a non-profit organization focused on radioactive material management and disposition. 03.05.16

Wired quoted PNNL’s Michael Royer and Naomi Miller in a story about the Smithsonian’s conversion to LED lighting at its Renwick Gallery, and how PNNL helped them find the right light bulb for the job. 03.01.16

Science News quoted PNNL’s Genevra Harker-Klimes in a story about new research that found underwater power cables don’t deter sea life. 03.01.16

A Clearing Up article reported that PNNL evaluations found fish moved by Whooshh Innovations’ pressurized tube fish transportation system were in similar physical states as fish moved by traditional methods. Subscription required. 02.26.16

LED Inside and BizLED reported that DOE published a report on flicker meters and LED lighting, in which measurements and calculations were compared against a PNNL-developed photoelectric characterization system. 02.23.16

Energy Manager Today cited a PNNL study on flicker meters for LED lighting, and quoted a comment from PNNL Lighting Scientist Tess Perrin on the direct impact flicker’s have on our health. 02.19.16

West Coast Lighting Insider quoted PNNL’s Michael Royer in a story about the Illuminating Engineering Society’s new color metric. 02.18.16

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers published an article highlighting PNNL's Smart Grid Demonstration Project. 02.18.16

The Tri-City Herald reported on PNNL’s two 2016 FLC-winning technologies, the CHAMPION cybersecurity software and the Micro Aerosol Disinfecting System. The Micro Aerosol Disinfecting System turns a simple table salt solution into a fine mist that can disinfect a whole room, killing 99.99 percent of microbes like the Ebola virus and the bacteria that cause staph infections. 02.15.16

A video by NBC Learn featured clips of PNNL researchers in a story about friction-stir welding, a method of joining and strengthening lightweight metals to make vehicles more fuel efficient. 02.11.16

Architectural Lighting noted PNNL is one of the organizations working to introduce standards and best practices for LED lighting. 02.09.16

C&E News quoted PNNL’s Wei Wang in a story about the increasingly important redox role flow batteries are playing in supporting the use of intermittent renewable energy on the power grid. 02.08.16

PNNL Director Steve Ashby’s monthly Tri-City Herald column focused on biology research, and noted that PNNL has a long tradition of advancing and applying biological sciences to create renewable fuels, clean contaminated soil and improve human health. 02.18.16

Utility Dive quoted PNNL’s Karan Kalsi in a story about several new projects funded by ARPA-E to control and coordinate distributed energy resources. 02.04.16

DOE’s Geothermal Technologies Office noted the success of PNNL’s stimuli-responsive fracturing fluid for enhanced geothermal energy projects in a blog post. 02.01.16

Global Biodefense reported on PNNL’s Micro Aerosol Disinfecting System, for which PNNL and its licensee Watertech Equipment & Sales received an FLC award. 02.01.16

Innovation Magazine mentioned PNNL’s participation in DOE’s Technologist-In-Residence program in an article by Argonne National Laboratory’s Jo Napolitano. 02.01.16

Peninsula Daily News reposted a story from The Sequim Gazette about eelgrass research at PNNL’s Marine Sciences Laboratory in Sequim, Washington. 01.31.16

The U.S. Glass News Network reported that research by PNNL and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found low-E storm panels can reduce a building’s heating and cooling energy use by 5 to 14 percent over clear glass storm panels. 01.28.16

DOE’s Office of Technology Transitions noted PNNL won two FLC awards for transferring cybersecurity and disinfection technologies. 01.28.16

The Sequim Gazette quoted PNNL’s John Vavrinec and Ron Thom in a story about eelgrass research and restoration taking place at PNNL’s Marine Sciences Laboratory in Sequim, Washington. 01.27.16

PNNL’s Dave King was quoted as an outside expert in story in Chemistry World on a new way to make hydrogen fuel form biomass containing lignin and cellulose. 01.26.16

The Seattle PI, Domain-b.com, and Breaking World News ran articles on a new award PNNL received to develop realistic grid data to enable better grid technology R&D tests. 01.25.16

HeraldNet reported that PNNL is helping the University of Washington test its marine remote sensing technologies at PNNL’s Marine Sciences Laboratory in Sequim, Washington. 01.24.16

TheTandD.com reported on a collaborative project to modernize and protect the electric grid. The partnership includes PNNL, Savannah River National Laboratory, Clemson University, and others. 01.24.16

Green Car Congress ran a story on the new LightMAT consortium of nine laboratories. The goal of LightMat is to provide easier industry access to capabilities for making lightweight materials. 01.22.16

Utility Dive noted PNNL’s organic aqueous flow battery technology in a story about Idaho National Laboratory ordering a zinc-iron flow battery for a microgrid project. 01.20.16

The Tri-City Herald published PNNL Director Steve Ashby’s monthly column, which focused on how PNNL is applying its engineering expertise to develop lighter materials for use in automobile manufacturing. 01.19.16

The DOE and PNNL announcements of the Grid Modernization Initiative awards triggered several articles, including Xconomy and the Tri-City Herald. PNNL’s Carl Imhoff, the co-lead for the Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium, was quoted in several of them. 01.16.16

Utility Dive quoted PNNL’s Wei Wang and cited PNNL research developing organic and vanadium batteries in a story on how technical advances are driving flow batteries closer to mass commercialization. 01.12.16

Forbes reported on Avista's work with PNNL and Washington State University to understand vanadium flow battery operating characteristics. 01.11.16

Clearing Up reported on a PNNL-led project to test the use of distributed energy resources for managing the power grid. 01.08.16

Greentech Media reported on PNNL’s project to develop a system to collaborate and control distributed energy resources and mentioned the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project in a story about a new round of ARPA-E projects for the power grid. 01.05.16

Green Building & Design highlighted PNNL’s building energy efficiency research in a 10-page feature story. The story included information on LED technology, grid modernization and smart buildings. 01.03.16

Peninsula Daily News reposted a story from The Sequim Gazette about eelgrass research at PNNL’s Marine Sciences Laboratory in Sequim, Washington. 01.31.16

The Economic Times quoted Pete McGrail in a story on carbon sequestration. 01.01.16

2015

The Seattle Times, Greentech Media and others reported battery company UniEnergy, whose vanadium redox flow battery product is based on PNNL technology, raised $25 million from Tokyo investment firm Orix and existing investors. 12.28.15

EE Times, GizMag, Nanowerk, and New Electronics reported on PNNL’s organic aqueous flow battery and the costs savings associated with it. 12.22.15

RTO Insider quoted Jeff Dagle in a story on what's being done to protect the electric grid from natural and manmade threats. Dagle, PNNL's chief electrical engineer for electricity infrastructure resilience, spoke of PNNL's work using parallel processing to help model extreme events. 12.21.15

A DOE blog post mentioned PNNL is developing new standards to improve how smart appliances communicate with each other and interact with the electric grid. Breaking Energy and other websites reposted the DOE piece. 12.18.15

Portland Business Journal reported on PNNL’s new ARPA-E project to develop a control and coordination system for balancing the electric grid with distributed energy resources. 12.18.15

Eos quoted PNNL’s Alain Bonneville and Richard Kouzes in a story about their project to test the integrity of underground carbon dioxide storage sites by using the subatomic muon particles. 12.17.15

EnergyWire quoted PNNL’s Michael Poplawski in a story on LED intelligence and the state of connected lighting research. Poplawski’s research focuses on supporting the Solid-State Lighting program. 12.15.15

E&E News quoted PNNL’s Michael Poplawski in an article on advancements in LED lighting intelligence that may rival smartphones. Poplawski is a Senior Engineer and solid-state lighting specialist. 12.15.15

DOE Pulse included a story on how a PNNL research team discovered that a common type of cyanobacterium, or blue-green algae, produces hydrogen via photosynthesis in two ways. The finding could lead to new approaches for hydrogen production as a renewable energy resource. 12.14.15

DOE-EERE highlighted PNNL’s process to make biofuel from algae in a Facebook post of EERE-sponsored research that won R&D 100 awards. 12.13.15

EnergyWire quoted PNNL’s Jason Zhang in a story about fire safety concerns related to lithium-ion batteries increasingly being installed in buildings. Zhang is a Chief Scientist on Battery Technology. 12.10.15

The DOE website mentioned PNNL in an article on how their Building Technologies Office is working with national laboratories to bring cutting-edge technology to the market. 12.10.15

Chemistry & Industry Magazine reported on PNNL’s stimuli-responsive fracturing fluid for enhanced geothermal energy and oil & gas recovery. 12.08.16

RTO Insider reported PNNL is partnering with Midcontinent Independent Service Operator on a new ARPA-E project to dispatch the cheapest energy generation to meet loads while maintaining reliability. 12.07.15

The DOE-EERE website featured a post about two research buoys that are gathering data to advance offshore wind development. The post noted PNNL deployed the first buoy offshore of Virginia December 2014. Several wind-related websites, including Wind Power Engineering, reposted the article. 12.07.15

LEDs Magazine reported on PNNL research examining the effect of extreme heat and dust on LED performance. 12.04.15

EnergyBiz reported PNNL is evaluating the performance of various energy storage systems – including UniEnergy’s vanadium redox battery, which is based on PNNL technology – for a Washington state-wide research project supported by the state’s Clean Energy Fund. 12.01.15

In a story about DOE’s Small business Voucher program, Innovation Magazine reported that PNNL is expected to receive about $2.7 million to assist small businesses. 12.01.15

Public Power Daily quoted DOE’s Imre Gyuk as noting PNNL is participating in energy storage deployment projects with Washington state utilities in a story about the power industry using more energy storage. 11.30.15

PNNL researchers were recognized with five R&D Magazine awards, the most since 2010. One award went to PNNL for their work in converting algae to biofuel. The Tri-City Herald covered the story. 11.28.15

The Tri-City Herald, ECN Magazine, and World Industrial Reporter wrote about PNNL’s newly awarded ARPA-E projects to improve grid planning, make biofuel from seaweed, and create a new device called a flow cell. 11.26.15

Green Tech Media noted that PNNL won $3.1 million to develop a high-performance power grid optimization software suite. 11.25.15

In a story on energy storage and it's impact on electricity, Public Power Daily noted that PNNL is working on energy storage projects with Snohomish County Public Utility District and Avista.11.25.15

Clearing Up published an opinion piece about a Pacific Northwest energy storage symposium PNNL co-hosted with JCESR, the University of Washington and others Sept. 11 in Seattle. Subscription required. 11.20.15

PNNL’s R&D 100 award winners were included in a feature on the NNSA blog. One award went to PNNL for their work in converting algae to biofuel. 11.19.15

A DOE blog post on the five potential sites for DOE’s Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy included a description of the Newberry Volcano site near Bend, Oregon, which PNNL and partners are developing. 11.18.15

ACHR News reported on the Buildings of the Future project, led by PNNL and DOE, which is developing a vision for what U.S. commercial and residential buildings could become in 100 years. 11.16.15

The Portland Business Journal mentioned PNNL in a story about research being conducted in the Columbia River Gorge to help improve weather models for wind power developers and grid operators. 11.16.15

TheNews mentioned PNNL and its Buildings of the Future project in an article titled, "What Will Buildings Look Like in 100 Years?" 11.16.15

Offshore Wind and Ocean News reported that a PNNL-managed buoy was deployed off the coast of New Jersey that will take measurements to advance offshore wind power development. 11.13.15

Washington State University announced PNNL scientist and WSU professor George Bonheyo is among 100 scientists sharing $8 million in grants to develop genetic tools to better understand marine microorganisms. 11.12.15

A Herald Extra article cited PNNL research, which calculated that the 2015 energy code would save the average new Utah homeowner almost $300 per year. 11.06.15

PNNL research developing an environmentally friendly fracturing fluid for enhanced geothermal engineering received the top award at the IChemE Global Awards, held Nov. 5 in the United Kingdom, as reported by TCE Today and Process Engineering. 11.06.15

Smithsonian Magazine quoted PNNL’s Naomi Miller in a story about the lighting remodel of Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in D.C. As a senior lighting engineer, Miller’s research interests include the health effects of light and lighting sustainability.11.06.15

The Via Science blog featured PNNL’s chief architect for electrical grid transformation, Jeff Taft, in a Q&A on big math. 11.05.15

PNNL’s Chuck Soderquist is quoted in a Science News article on a new technique for separating americium from spent nuclear fuel. Soderquist is a Radiochemist who specializes in Radiochemical Separations and Radioanalytical Chemistry. 11.05.15

PNNL’s Andrea Copping was quoted in a story The Christian Science Monitor republished from Yale Environment 360 about the challenge of predicting wave and tidal power environmental impacts. Copping is the Senior Program Manager for marine and coastal waters. 11.03.15

Real estate website GlobeSt.com reported on recent revisions made to Asset Score, a building energy efficiency evaluation tool developed by PNNL and DOE. 11.02.15

Greentech Media mentioned PNNL as part of the Modular Energy Storage Architecture (MESA), in a story about another MESA member, energy storage management software startup 1Energy. 11.02.15

PNNL's Frannie Smith is featured as part of Northwest Public Radio's series and exhibit on Daughters of Hanford. Smith is an environmental researcher studying radionuclides. 11.02.15

Rob Pratt is quoted in a Nature Outlook feature on energy storage. Pratt leads the smart grid program at PNNL. 10.28.15

Ars Technica included comments from PNNL’s Landis Kannberg on the integration of solar into the power grid. 10.28.15

Nature’s Neil Savage quoted Wei Wang, a materials scientist at PNNL, in a story on renewable-energy storage. Wang and his team developed a solution of sulfuric and hydrochloric acids that improve flow batteries. 10.28.15

Nature’s Katherine Bourzac quoted PNNL’s Jun Liu in an inforgraphic about the impact of battery costs on replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy. Liu noted that the cost of batteries needs to be reduced by half in the next few years.  10.28.15

PNNL’s Jim Szecsody was quoted in R&D Magazine in a story on chemical barriers that prevent the migration of radioactive contaminants in the environment. 10.22.15

Green Building Advisor covered PNNL's low-e storm windows research, which compared the energy use in two manufactured homes. 10.18.15

Fine Home Building reported on PNNL analysis that found low-e coatings for new windows reduce heating and cooling costs, increase air tightness, and offer other energy benefits. 10.16.15

Via Science featured Jeffrey Taft, PNNL's Chief Architect for Electrical Grid Transformation, in a blog post on big math and ultra complex systems. 10.16.15 

Yale Environment 360’s Sophia V. Schweitzer quoted PNNL’s Andrea Copping about potential environmental impacts in a story on wave and tidal energy. 10.15.15

Smart Grid Today ran a story on using electric vehicles to help balance the power grid. The story landed PNNL’s Michael Kintner-Meyer as one of 20 experts on energy storage in a Smart Grid Today report. No link available. Subscription required. 10.14.15

In an article on better batteries for future energy demands, Xconomy noted that PNNL refined the original chemistry for vanadium flow batteries. 10.12.15

The Tri-City Herald ran a column by PNNL's Steve Ashby on a variety of chemistry research that PNNL does. He mentioned several PNNL chemists. 10.11.15

Northwest Public Radio covered the recent explosion at Priest Rapids Dam, interviewing PNNL’s Jeff Dagle. In the interview with Olympia correspondent Tom Banse, Dagle discussed general dam electrical issues, and explained an “arc flash.” 10.09.15

The Sequim Gazette reported PNNL’s John Vavrinec will discuss eelgrass restoration at a Science Café gathering in Sequim, Washington. 10.07.15

LEDs Magazine reported on the Gateway report released by DOE and PNNL, which studied the conversion of Portland, Oregon's streetlights to LEDs. 10.05.15

The Tri-City Herald reported that small businesses working on clean energy products may start applying for assistance from PNNL and other national labs through the Department of Energy’s new Small Business Vouchers Pilot. 10.03.15

Green Builder reported on PNNL's low-E storm window research, which shows energy savings of 10 percent. 09.30.15

DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy posted a story on PNNL's Lab Home research on low-E storm windows. 09.30.15

DOE's Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy’s WINDExchange newsletter published a story about distributed wind energy by National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s Michael Clement that quoted PNNL’s Alice Orrell. 09.29.15

Energy Wire ran a story focused on DOE’s Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium. Lab lead and PNNL staff member Carl Imhoff was interviewed, along with PNNL’s Paul Skare. 09.29.15

Greentech Media's Eric Wesoff mentioned PNNL-developed flow battery technology in a story about energy storage and backup power for China’s telecommunications market. 09.28.15

HydroWorld reported PNNL is a partner of Percheron Power LLC: to develop advanced components for Archimedes-type hydropower turbine systems. 09.25.15

The Register-Guard of Eugene, Oregon, reported PNNL is a partner with Oregon State University, Sandia, and others on a solar thermal power project funded through DOE’s SunShot Initiative. 09.24.15

A DOE Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy blog post highlighted PNNL and EERE work to accelerate implementation of India's Energy Conservation Buildings Code at state and local levels. 09.24.15

Empowering Pumps reported John Galyen, president of engineering company Danfoss, cited a PNNL study evaluating the efficiency of chillers during his Congressional testimony on energy efficiency. 09.22.15

Electrical Marketing and LightNOW reported on a new way of measuring color in lighting, which was developed by a group that was chaired by PNNL’s Michael Royer. 09.18.15

The Tri-City Herald noted Gregg Lumetta, a PNNL chemist, has been selected to receive the Glenn T. Seaborg Actinide Separations Award. 09.17.15

E&E News PM’s Katherine Ling reported PNNL is partnering with Tesla Motors to evaluate how national labs can help improve its batteries and electric vehicles as part of DOE’s Technologist in Residence program. Ling also quoted PNNL’s Jud Virden, who presented at the same conference where DOE’s David Danielson announced several programs to improve technology companies’ access to DOE labs. 09.15.15

Transmission and Distribution World ran an article on the launch PNNL’s new Systems Engineering Building. 09.14.15

Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business’ Mary Hopkin reported on the dedication of PNNL’s new Systems Engineering Building. 09.14.15

CleanTechnica’s Tina Casey noted energy storage company Primus worked with PNNL for a battery demonstration project in 2013 while reporting on Primus’ new flow battery. 09.11.15

E&E News PM’s Katherine Ling noted PNNL has a strong battery program in a story about grid-scale battery manufacturer Ambri delaying its first commercial shipment. 09.11.15

Greenwire’s defense reporter Ariel Wittenberg reported on a project that examines energy use and efficiency at temporary US military bases in Afghanistan. 09.10.15

An IEEE Smart Grid News article on transactive control for the power grid cited Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s pioneering role conceptualizing and demonstrating the approach via the Olympic Peninsula and Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration projects. 09.10.15

DOE Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman highlighted results of the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project and the unveiling of PNNL’s new Systems Engineering Building in a blog post about Northwest power grid efforts. 09.10.15

PNNL’s Jeff Dagle was quoted throughout a feature in The Atlantic on power grid stability. The article was picked up by several other outlets, including Mother Jones. 09.09.15

Power Electronics World ran an article on PNNL’s new grid forecasting tool. 09.07.15

Greentech Media's Jeff St. John reported on the final results of the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. Battelle's Ron Melton was interviewed Aug. 21. 09.02.15

The Energy Times, Transmission and Distribution World and Smart Grid Today interviewed Michael Kintner-Meyer for articles on large- and small-scale storage technologies to serve as a balancing mechanism for the power gird. 09.01.15

Automation World's Aaron Hand reported on UniEnergy Technology's vanadium redox flow battery, which is based on PNNL technology. 09.01.15

The Tri-City Herald wrote about PNNL's Federal Laboratory Consortium Far West Regional Awards, one for the development of friction-stir welding for lightweight aluminum vehicles. PNNL's Yuri Hovanski was quoted in the story. 08.31.15

The Tri-City Herald lauded the new Systems Engineering Building and how electricity grid research means "a better, more secure future is straight ahead." 08.27.15

Researchers at PNNL are finding important new insights into the metabolic processes of yeasts, which could make them better producers of biofuels. 08.25.15

With the opening this week of the Systems Engineering Building at PNNL, a new suite of capabilities becomes available to researchers and industry to tackle the nation's top challenges in grid modernization, buildings efficiency and renewable energy integration. 08.25.15

IBM's A Smarter Planet blog featured a post by Battelle's Ron Melton on the results of the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. 08.24.15

Energy Manager Today and other energy trades continue to cover the opening of PNNL's Systems Engineering Building. 08.21.15

Electrical Marketing reported on PNNL's long-term testing of the L Prize-winning LED lamp made by Phillips. 08.21.15

The opening of PNNL's new Systems Engineering Building, which focuses on power grid and buildings efficiency research, was covered by the Tri-City Herald, local television stations, the Portland Business Journal, E&E News' Greenwire, Energy Manager Today, Homeland Security Newswire and Disaster Recovery Journal. 08.20.15

The July/August print edition of Advanced Materials & Processes, the magazine of the American Society of Materials, included an article on PNNL's friction stir welding advancement. 08.15.15

Architectural Lighting's Timothy Schuler quoted PNNL's Michael Royer in a story about new color rendering metrics and technologies addressing LED light quality. 08.12.15

Greentech Media's Jeff St. John noted PNNL is a founding member of the MESA (Modular Energy Storage Architecture) Alliance, which is developing a standard for connecting grid-scale energy storage. 08.12.15

Breaking Energy and Windpower Engineering posted an article by PNNL's Alice Orrell on distributed wind power. 08.11.15

Electrical Wholesaling magazine reported on PNNL's long-term testing of the L Prize-winning LED lamp made by Phillips. 08.11.15

LEDS Magazine's Maury Wright reported PNNL led the replacement of 87 existing halogen light fixtures with LEDs at a performing arts center in College Park, Maryland. 08.11.15

Portland Business Journal's Andrew Giegerich, ClimateWire's Daniel Cusick and CleanTechnica's Tina Casey reported on PNNL's 2014 Distributed Wind Market Report. 08.11.15

DOE posted an article about distributed wind penned by PNNL's Alice Orrell. 08.10.15

The Washington Post mentioned a PNNL report in a story on how wind energy is contributing more to the energy mix. LBNL and PNNL reports make up the annual Distributed Wind Market Report, released by DOE. 08.10.15

PNNL's new Power Integrator Model is featured in Solar Thermal Magazine, Energy Manager Today, Electrical Business Online and other energy trades. 08.06.15

Scientific American's David Biello mentioned PNNL in a story about the effect that using natural gas instead of coal has on carbon dioxide emissions. 08.03.15

NBCNews.com quoted PNNL's Jeff Dagle in a story on the use of renewable energy to augment hydropower in the western U.S. 08.03.15

Transmission & Distribution World, as well as Supercomputing Online, Energy Manager Today and other trades ran stories on PNNL's new power grid forecasting tool. 07.29.15

Architectural Lighting cited research by PNNL's Naomi Miller and Michael Poplawski in a story about dimmable light-emitting diodes, or LEDs. 07.23.15

EnergyBiz's Andrew Burger, Public Power Daily's Elisa Wood and Clearing Up's Jude Noland reported on the results of the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project.. 07.23.15

DOE issued the text of Sec. Moniz's testimony before Senate Foreign Affairs Committee on the Iran Deal that mentioned PNNL as one of the national labs and sites that supported the negotiations for the Iran Deal. 07.23.15

PNNL's Mike Rinker participated in a live interview show on KFLD (870 AM) on Tuesday, July 21. Show host Christine Brown has been hoping to do a show on PNNL on her "Meet Me in the Middle" noon-hour show for some time, in part spurred by the attend PNNL is receiving for its 50th anniversary. Mike discussed PNNL's energy research. 07.21.15

PNNL was mentioned in Small Business Vouchers program stories on Energy Efficiency Markets.com and JDSupra. 07.21.15

PNNL's Mike Rinker and Bob Runkle will participate in a live interview show on KFLD (870 AM) on Tuesday, July 21. Show host Christine Brown is featuring PNNL on the first segment for her daily "Meet Me in the Middle" noon-hour show. Mike and Bob will discuss PNNL's energy and national security research. Those who want to listen can do so here. 07.17.15

Minnesota Daily's Ellen Schmidt quoted PNNL's Michael Myer in a story about the University of Minnesota-St. Paul installing energy efficiency lights in a parking garage as part of DOE’s Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking Campaign. 07.15.15

The Corvallis Advocate weekly alternative newspaper noted PNNL is involved in efforts to bring an enhanced geothermal power research observatory to central Oregon. 07.15.15

Clearing Up's Jude Noland quoted Battelle's Ron Melton in a story about the results of the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. No link available; Subscription required. 07.15.15

Tri-City Herald, Xconomy and Solar Thermal continued coverage on PNNL's selection to help small businesses develop clean energy technologies through DOE's Small Business Voucher program. PNNL and four other national laboratories were selected by DOE to receive funding for the pilot. 07.14.15

UtilityDIVE's Herman K. Trabish reported on how DOE is remaking itself and utilizing PNNL's VOLTTRON™ software to help utilities modernize the grid. 07.14.15

The Tri-City Herald published two brief articles on recent awards to PNNL staff. On July 10, they noted Ram Devanathan, a materials scientist, has been elected to the rank of fellow in the American Ceramics Society. Only July 4, they ran a small story noting that DOE's Vehicle Technologies program recently presented DOE's Distinguished Achievement Award to PNNL's Chuck Peden and Yuri Hovanski. No link available. 07.10.15

EnergyWire's Colin Sullivan quoted IBM's Ron Ambrosio as describing the transactive controls signal tested as part of the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project in a story about a new IBM smart grid software product called Opus. Subscription required. 07.09.15

Several outlets including E&E News, Xconomy, Biodiesel Magazine, ECN, FCW, and Energy Manager Today wrote about DOE's new Small Business Voucher Pilot and PNNL being selected as one of five lead labs to provide small businesses more and easier access to technology assistance from the national laboratories. 07.09.15

HydroWorld's Elizabeth Ingram reported PNNL is working with Public Utility District No. 1 of Klickitat County, Washington, to develop an economic assessment of pumped storage in the Pacific Northwest, with a specific focus on the 1,200-MW JD Pool Pumped Storage Project. 07.09.15

PNNL Licensee Genifuel's president was quoted in an article about innovation and working with the national labs in Project Management; Subscription required. 07.08.15

The Tri-City Herald published a news brief on two PNNL staff who recently were recognize by DOE with Distinguished Achievement Awards for their leadership in vehicle technology. 07.03.15

PNNL's advancement in friction stir welding to increase use of aluminum in autos was the lead story in the current issue of DOE Pulse. 07.03.15

Hydro Review described PNNL's Sensor Fish, which measures the physical stresses fish experience as they swim through dams, in a story about technologies for hydroelectric dams. 06.26.15

LEDs Magazine cited a 2014 PNNL report that found museum officials were most concerned about not damaging art work when considering a lighting upgrade in a story about energy-efficient lighting in museums. 06.23.15

Tri-City Herald's Eleanor Cummins quoted PNNL's Janelle Downs in a story about former PNNL intern Jessica Allen, who discovered a new lichen species and named it after Dolly Parton. 06.21.15

CleanTechnica's Tina Casey described PNNL as the "main driver" in U.S. development of more efficient flow batteries in a story about PNNL licensee UET's vanadium redox flow battery competing with Tesla's lithium-ion battery. 06.21.15

Digital World mentioned PNNL's efforts to create metal hybrids with properties similar to platinum for fuel cell applications. 06.21.15

Greentech Media's Eric Wesoff and Jeff St. John reported UniEnergy Technologies' vanadium redox battery, which is based on PNNL technology, is up and running for a project in Pullman, Washington. AltEnergyMag also reported on the battery. 06.19.15

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee issued a news release June 18 applauding the more than $7 million in new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) grants awarded to two projects in Richland, Washington, including one at PNNL for bioenergy crop development. 06.18.15

American Scientist published online an image that illustrates research led by PNNL's Jerry Tagestad examining how invasive grasses are altering wildfire patterns in the Mojave Desert. The image will also be published in the magazine's July/August print edition. 06.15.15

Based on a pitch, Biofuels Journal ran an article on PNNL's field-to-fuel assessment of biofuels feedstocks. (Pages 8 & 9) 06.15.15

NPR's Marketplace story on a new company offering large transformers and other power grid equipment that quoted Carl Imhoff was picked up by multiple public radio stations around the country. 06.12.15

American Public Media's Marketplace program, which airs on NPR, included a quote from PNNL's Carl Imhoff in a story about a new company offering large transformers and other power grid equipment critical to system stability that traditionally is shipped from overseas. 06.12.15

DOE EERE is running a story on PNNL's friction stir welding advancement to increase aluminum use in autos. 06.09.15

Tri-City Herald reported PNNL's Graham Parker will discuss the nation's changing electric paradigm June 11 in Kennewick. 06.08.15

The Tri-City Herald published PNNL Director Steve Ashby's monthly column, which focused on PNNL's role in creating sustainable hydropower. 06.07.15

The Tri-City Herald ran a brief story on three PNNL staff and their naming as top inventors for 2014. 05.30.15

The Washington Post's Chris Mooney cited 2013 PNNL research on triple-pane window performance in a about how energy efficiency upgrades can factor into home sales. 05.28.15

A DOE news release on building energy efficiency efforts named the Better Buildings Solution Center, a website PNNL developed for EERE, as a new online energy efficiency resource. 05.28.15

The Daily Record reported former PNNL researcher Dennis Dauble would discuss dam removal at a May 28 talk in Ellensburg, Washington. 05.27.15

Green Car Congress posted PNNL's video "Friction Stir Welding Aluminum for Lightweight Vehicles." 05.24.15

Electronic Engineering Journal reported on PNNL's dendrite-free lithium-anode battery. 05.21.15

ReNews reported PNNL will deploy two research buoys near proposed offshore wind farm locations to support U.S. offshore wind development. 05.19.15

The Energy Times and Transmission & Distribution World ran the feature article on DOE's Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium co-authored by PNNL Director Steve Ashby and NREL Director Dan Arvizu. 05.18.15

PNNL's news release reporting a new process for the expanded use of aluminum in vehicles was picked up by DesignFax and ASM International. 05.15.15

Chemical Engineering Progress quoted PNNL's Carlos Fernandez in a story about a new PNNL fluid that can make enhanced geothermal energy reservoir stimulation more water-efficient. (Subscription required) 05.15.15

Marine Technology News and other marine trade outlets reported PNNL purchased a floating lidar buoy to evaluate wind speeds at offshore wind power sites in feature stories about from AXYS Technologies' WindSentinel floating lidar. 05.15.15

Smart Grid Today issued a news release naming 50 smart grid pioneers for 2015, including PNNL's Carl Imhoff. 05.13.15

FLC Newslink published a photo illustrating PNNL research examining ecological changes due to invasive plant-driven fires in the Mojave Desert. 05.13.15

PNNL's news release reporting a new process for the expanded use of aluminum in vehicles was picked up by R&D Magazine, Materials Today, AZO Materials, World Industrial Reporter and other trades. 05.11.15

LEDs Magazine and Energy Manager Today reported on PNNL's test deployment of LED lights at the Arizona-Mexico border. 05.11.15

Xconomy published an essay by PNNL's Jud Virden about his vision for the Pacific Northwest's energy economy in 2035. 05.11.15

Ars Technica ran a feature story on microgrids and demand response for which PNNL's Rob Pratt was quoted. 05.10.15

The Yucatan Times and other Mexican news outlets reported on a recent renewable energy talk by PNNL's John Lemmon, who is on assignment at ARPA-E. 05.08.15

The Tri-City Herald editorial board praised PNNL for its energy storage research and PNNL's Jud Virden for his May 1 Congressional testimony calling for continued federal funding for battery development. 05.07.15

Xconomy published an op-ed by Rick Luebbe of energy storage materials manufacturer EnerG2 that listed PNNL among Washington state's key clean tech players. 05.06.15

R&D Magazine and several other trades ran coverage stemming from a WSU news release highlighting the production of jet fuel compounds from fungus, for which PNNL played a supporting role. 05.06.15

KNDU-TV's Veronica Quintero reported a PNNL volunteer at the annual Salmon Summit, where 3,500 students learned about the Columbia River and its fish, said she "looks forward to this event every year, and she hopes these experiences will inspire students to learn more about the sciences." 05.05.15

The lead news highlight in the May 4 issue of DOE Pulse is a story on a PNNL-developed environmentally friendly fluid that has the potential to make tapping into previously unreachable geothermal energy cleaner than current options. 05.04.15

Tri-City Herald reported on the May 1 Congressional testimony of PNNL's Jud Virden, quoting him as saying better energy storage technologies could improve renewable energy use. 05.02.15

Portland Business Journal's Wendy Culverwell further reported on a PNNL-led team's efforts to bring the Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy to Oregon's Newberry Volcano. (Subscription required) 05.01.15

A column in The Daily Courier of Prescott, Ariz., quotes PNNL's Sarah Widder as discussing homes with tighter envelopes creating improved energy efficiency while also affecting indoor air pollution. 05.01.15

EERE's Amped Up! Newsletter highlighted EERE Energy Undersecretary David Danielson's March 6 visit to PNNL as part of EERE's Lab Impact Initiative. 04.30.15

Based on a pitch, E&E News' Greenwire ran an article quoting PNNL's Dan Howe on a study featured in the journal Energy & Fuels that tracks biomass/feedstock conversion performance from field to fuel. 04.28.15

The Associated Press, Portland Business Journal, The Bulletin, Greenwire, Fierce Energy, Cascade Business News and others reported PNNL is leading one of five teams developing plans for DOE's Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy. 04.28.15

Energy & Environment Daily's Katherine Ling quoted PNNL's Jud Virden, DOE's Imre Gyuk and others as stating intermediate-scale energy storage at substations is more obtainable in the near-term than home-based batteries in a story covering a May 1 subcommittee hearing of the U.S. House's Committee of Science, Space and Technology. The publication also previewed the hearing with a story that highlighted PNNL's energy storage research. 04.27.15

Chemical & Engineering News' Stephen Ritter, Scientific American, Solar Thermal Magazine, Homeland Security Newswire, Federal Technology Watch and others reported on PNNL's water-efficient enhanced geothermal reservoir stimulation fluid. 04.23.15

UtilityDive's Robert Walton quoted Battelle's Ron Melton in a story summarizing the results of the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. 04.22.15

Global Energy World, Ag Annex and other trades are covering Battelle Columbus' success in achieving a DOE biofuels production challenge and are including mention of PNNL's role developing the associated catalyst and quote by John Holladay. 04.22.15

Door & Window Market Magazine's Ric Jackson noted PNNL is one of the labs supporting DOE's building energy efficiency efforts in an essay expressing excitement for DOE's ambitious energy efficiency goals. 04.20.15

Smart Grid Electronics noted PNNL developed the technology behind UET's vanadium flow battery that was installed by Avista Utilities as part of a Washington state-funded energy storage project. 04.20.15

Digital Journal reported Seabourne Consulting received a certificate from Battelle and the Bonneville Power Administration for its role in the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. 04.16.15

Electrical Contractor Magazine's Jeff Gavin quoted PNNL's Kelly Gordon as saying LEDs are increasingly taking up a larger portion of lighting sales in a story on LEDs. 04.15.15

DOE Office of Science highlighted PNNL's water-efficient fluid for enhanced geothermal systems as the day's top science story. 04.15.15

Batteries & Energy Storage Technologies (BEST) magazine quoted PNNL's Dave Conover in a story about the energy storage system performance protocol that is inspiring the first national and international energy storage standards. 04.15.15

The Chemical Engineer's Helen Tunnicliffe reported on PNNL's water-efficient enhanced geothermal reservoir stimulation fluid. Subscription required. 04.15.15

Chemistry World, Nanowerk, Hydrogen Fuel News and others reported on PNNL's water-efficient fluid for enhanced geothermal systems. 04.14.15

ScienceLine's Shannon Hall quoted PNNL's Larry Berg in a story about BBOP, the Biomass Burn Observation Project. She conducted the interview for the story in early December, 2014. 04.13.15

Daily Kos mentioned PNNL in a post about rechargeable battery electrodes on their Saturday Science Edition, and Supplier Business also wrote up the story in their newsletter. 04.11.15

The April issue of IEEE Smart Grid Today includes a by-lined feature article by PNNL's Jeff Taft on next steps needed for grid modernization. 04.09.15

PNNL's Jeff Taft was quoted in an April 9 Reuters story on the need for, and future direction of, grid modernization. Numerous outlets across the country have picked up the story. 04.09.15

The Fish Site reported on PNNL's injectable acoustic fish-tracking tag. 04.06.15

Canadian business magazine Corporate Knights mentioned PNNL's DOE-funded research with Canadian company Star Minerals Group to extract rare earth metals from geothermal brine in a story questioning why the Canadian government isn't funding similar research. 04.06.15

Greenwire's Nick Juliano noted DOE cited PNNL water heater studies with its decision to withdraw a proposed rule that would have allowed the continued manufacture of large water heaters used to reduce energy demand and integrate renewable electricity supplies. 04.03.15

The Spokesman-Review published a story on how PNNL developed the technology behind UET's vanadium redox flow battery, one of which was installed in Pullman, Wash., as part of a Washington state- and DOE-funded project with Avista Utilities. The Associated Press picked up the story and it ran elsewhere in the region. Electric Light & Power magazine and other outlets also posted an Avista news release that mentioned PNNL's contributions to the project. 04.03.15

Xconomy's Ben Romano quoted Battelle's Ron Melton in a story about initial results from the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. 04.01.15

The Tri-City Herald reported on PNNL receiving a $2.25 million state Clean Energy Fund grant, which will require matching federal funds, to advance transitive grid technologies along with partners University of Washington and Washington State University. 03.31.15

The Peninsula Daily News ran a feature story with photos on PNNL's DOE BETO-funded project to stimulate microalgae for biofuels from CO2 found in air. 03.29.15

DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy posted the Sequim Gazette's story on the new DOE BETO-funded project to stimulate microalgae for biofuels from CO2 found in air. 03.26.15

Biofuels Digest editor Jim Lane ran a story and photo on PNNL's new DOE BETO-funded project to stimulate microalgae for biofuels from CO2 found in air. 03.24.15

MRS Bulletin's Melissae Fellet quoted PNNL's Vincent Sprenkle in a story about solid oxide fuel cell research. 03.24.15

The new issue of DOE Pulse includes a profile on PNNL's Jeff Dagle. 03.23.15

Smart Grid Today's March 20 edition included a feature highlighting PNNL's numerous contributions towards to grid modernization. No link available; Subscription required. 03.20.15

The Sequim Gazette ran an article in their March 18 edition on the new DOE BETO-funded project to stimulate microalgae for biofuels from CO2 found in air. 03.18.15

Green Buildings Advisor published an op-ed by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's Steven Nadel that cited a PNNL finding that 69 percent of U.S. building code savings in 2012 were in the commercial sector. 03.17.15

Commercial Building Products Magazine published Read an essay by Osram Silvania's Karen Lee that cites talk by PNNL's Robert Davis and Andrea Wilkerson at Lightfair 2014 on lighting challenges in education. 03.16.15

Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business reported PNNL's Wayne Johnson has been named to Oregon State University's Academy of Distinguished Engineers. 03.15.15

The DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy posted a video on their Facebook page about PNNL testing Whooshh Innovations' fish transportation system. 03.13.15

Green Car Congress' Mike Millikin ran an article on the newly funded DOE BETO-funded project to stimulate microalgae for biofuels from CO2 found in air. 03.11.15

ClimateWire's Umair Irfan quoted PNNL's Jason Zhang in a story about PNNL's new lithium battery electrolyte, which prevents short-circuiting dendrites. 03.09.15

Tri-City Herald ran a brief about PNNL’s Wayne Johnson being named a distinguished engineer by his alma mater, Oregon State University. Print only; no link available. 03.05.15

Power Systems Design and several additional outlets covered the cost modeling study that show natural gas solid oxide fuel cells could become cost competitive and emit fewer greenhouse gasses with additional research. 03.04.15

Transmission & Distribution World ran the first of a two-part series on DOE's Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium, featuring a Q&A with PNNL's Carl Imhoff, who serves as the consortium's chair. 03.03.15

New Scientist included PNNL's research to reduce magnesium extraction energy costs in its wrap up of metals-related advancements showcased recently at the ARPA-E summit. 03.03.15

Transmission & Distribution World ran Part 2 of its two-part series on DOE's Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium, featuring a Q&A with PNNL's Carl Imhoff, who serves as the consortium's chair. 03.03.15

IEEE Spectrum's Charles Q. Choi, SmartGrid News' Barbara Vergetis Lundin, Gizmag's Dario Borghino and others reported on PNNL's new zinc-polyiodide flow battery. 03.02.15

Gizmag's Colin Jeffry reported on PNNL's new electrolyte, which enables batteries to not grow dendrites while also having high efficiency and high current density. 03.02.15

EE Times, Machine Design, Clean Technica and others reported on PNNL's new zinc-polyiodide flow battery. 02.26.15

PNNL's Pete McGrail was interviewed by BYURadio's Julie Rose. The interview focused on the Battelle carbon sequestration demonstration project at Wallula and the Carbfix project in Iceland. 02.25.15

Northwest Public Radio and Earthfix ran a segment on PNNL's first adsorption chiller prototype, an ARPA-E-funded technology being developed for use on Navy cargo ships and front line deployments, 02.25.15

The construction engineer publication Informed Infrastructure quoted PNNL's Ryan Harnish in a story about a study of how salmon where impacted by various water management practices at Columbia River hydroelectric dams. 02.25.15

Forbes ran an online article on "demand response" that mentions PNNL's support to an Energy Northwest demonstration in which customers' electricity use can be varied to adjust demand as needed, in minutes. 02.24.15

Green Car Congress, Supercomputing Online and others reported on PNNL's new electrolyte, which enables lithium batteries to not grow dendrites while also having high efficiency and high current density. 02.24.15

Biomass Magazine mentioned PNNL in a brief about a pilot system that converts algae to biocrude. 02.22.15

Several outlets, including Green Car Congress, covered DOE's announcement on new biofuel funding through the Bioenergy Technologies Office that includes $900k to PNNL and MicroBio Engineering for algal biofuel work. 02.21.15

Tri-City Herald reported PNNL's Graham Parker is helping the Caribbean become more efficient through the Caribbean Hotel Energy Efficiency and Renewables Program. 02.21.15

The Daily Astorian reposted an Oregon Public Broadcasting story about PNNL's new injectable acoustic fish-tracking tag. 02.20.15

Energy Manager Today reported the PNNL-developed Asset Score, software that assesses the physical and structural energy efficiency of commercial and multifamily buildings, is the topic of a DOE-organized webinar. 02.19.15

A hydrogen emergency response online training program developed by PNNL was featured by FuelCellWorks online. 02.18.15

Battery Power Online reported PNNL and SNL developed an energy storage protocol that is being used to develop the first national and international energy storage performance standards. 02.18.15

LEDs Magazine reported on PNNL that tests showed LED A-lamps have superior performance for light output and chromaticity maintenance. 02.18.15

The Hill published an op-ed by the U.S. Green Building Council's Roger Platt promoting building energy efficiency as a bipartisian issue that included a PNNL finding that that LEED federal buildings use 25 percent less energy than the national average. 02.17.15

Greentech Media's Julia Pyper reported on battery company Imergy, which licensed PNNL vanadium flow battery. 02.17.15

Utilitydive.com ran a summary of ARPA-E highlights, including a mention of PNNL's Jeff Taft, who discussed the technological roadblocks associated with creating a market for energy devices and services at the distribution level. 02.12.15

PNNL's Pete McGrail was quoted on the front-page of the New York Times Science Section in a story on carbon sequestration in basalt instead of sedimentary rock formations. PNNL is leading one of two demonstrations in the world where CO2 is injected into basalt formations. 02.09.15

Electrical Marketing's Doug Chandler reported that an energy storage performance protocol is being used as the inspiration for the first national and international energy storage standards currently under development 02.06.15

Energy Central, Intelligent Utility & EnergyBiz’s Bruce Baccei cited PNNL research that found variable-speed controls added on to rooftop heating & cooling units could reduce a commercial buildings’ heating & cooling energy use by an average of 57 percent. 02.04.15

The Energy Storage Association and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association reported a PNNL- and Sandia-developed energy storage performance protocol is being used to develop the first national and international standards for energy storage systems. 02.04.15

R&D Magazine posted an article on their website about PNNL receiving 2 FLC awards for moving biofuel, chemical analysis innovations to market. 02.02.15

A commendation for PNNL's Mark Triplett's work in regard to the Fukushima nuclear disaster appeared in the Northwest Asian Weekly. 02.02.15

Tri-City Herald's Annette Cary quoted PNNL's Sarah Widder in a story about PNNL research that found heat pump water heaters can cut an entire home's energy use if both its air intake and exhaust are ducted outside of the home. 02.01.15

Gizmag, World Fishing and others reported on PNNL's new injectable acoustic fish tracking tag. 01.30.15

The Tri-City Herald and other outlets reported on PNNL's new injectable fish-tracking tag. 01.29.15

The Portland Press Herald of Maine published a guest editorial advocating for energy efficiency in school buildings that cited a 2013 PNNL report that noted advanced building controls can reduce an average large office building's energy use by 18 percent. 01.27.15

Utility Dive's Herman Trabish reported PNNL will provide technical and analytical support for new energy storage systems being installed by Snohomish PUD and two other Washington state utilities. 01.26.15

Government Security News, The Caribbean Journal, The Bahamas Weekly and others reported PNNL is helping Caribbean hotels reduce energy use as part of the Obama Administration's increased involvement in the region. The stories followed a White House news fact sheet on the same topic. 01.26.15

Machine Design's Jeff Kerns reported on PNNL's new and improved Sensor Fish, which measures the physical stresses fish experience as they travel through dams. 01.26.15

PNNL researcher Jill Brandenberger was interviewed regarding what the connection between climate change and national security as Oregon Public Broadcasting followed the State of the Union address. 01.21.15

Windpower Engineering & Development reported PNNL is providing technical and analytical support for Snohomish PUD and other Washington state utilities for new energy storage projects being funded by the state's Clean Energy Fund. 01.21.15

The Tri-City Herald mentioned PNNL's John Orrell in a story about his talk on dark matter at the monthly meeting of the American Nuclear Society. 01.19.15

The Seattle Times' Hal Bernton reported PNNL will evaluate the performance of and also invented the technology behind one of the large batteries being installed by three utilities as part of a Washington state project to support the increased use of renewable energy. Fierce Energy and Electric Light & Power also noted PNNL's roles in the project. 01.15.15

Wall Street Journal's Takashi Mochizuki and Eric Pfanner cited PNNL research that found high performance rooftop air-conditioning units can use 34 percent less energy than conventional ones in a story about Japanese air conditioner manufacturer Daikin Industries opening a new manufacturing facility in Texas. 01.15.15

The Independent's Elias Khandaker quoted PNNL's Mike Tinker in a story about the opening of a radioactive container in Bangladesh. 01.14.15

Intel blog Grid Insights' Jeff Kuechle quoted PNNL's Ron Melton in a post about the Transactive Energy Conference, held December 2014. 01.13.15

Consumer Affairs' Mark Huffman quoted PNNL's Sarah Widder in a story about research that found fully ducting a heat pump water hear for both its air intake and exhaust can reduce a home’s total energy use. 01.13.15

Product Design & Development, Science Daily and others reported on PNNL research findings that installing a heat pump water heater with air intake and exhaust ducting can reduce a home's total energy use. 01.07.15

Environmental Leader and Sustainable Business cited a PNNL and GSA research finding that LEED-certified federal buildings cost 19% less to maintain than conventional buildings. 01.05.15

The Economist cited PNNL's research developing a lithiated graphite electrode for lithium-sulfur batteries in a story about lithium-sulfur batteries. 01.03.15

Buildings Magazine's Chris Olson quoted PNNL's Anne Wagner in a story about making heating and cooling systems more energy efficient by adding variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems. 01.02.15

2014

The Tri-City Herald, The Columbian, KONA, KVEW TV, KNDU and FOX Business media published stories on a report that examined PNNL’s economic impact in the state of Washington. 12.18.14

E&E News PM's Daniel Bush and POLITICO reported Angela Becker-Dippmann, formerly of PNNL's Energy & Environment Directorate, has been appointed Sen. Maria Cantwell's staff director. 12.18.14

Design World's Lee Teschler quoted PNNL's Jun Cui and highlighted his project to develop a rare earth-free magnet in a story on Department of Energy-funded magnet research & development. 12.18.14

Popular Mechanics' Christopher Solomon reported PNNL is evaluating Whooshh Innovation's "salmon cannon" fish transportation system in a story about the technology. 12.16.14

The Virginian-Pilot's Aaron Applegate quoted PNNL's Will Shaw in a story about an offshore wind power research buoy PNNL is deploying near Virginia Beach, Virginia. The story was shared on the Associated Press wire and reposted Dec. 21 by multiple outlets, including The Washington Times. 12.13.14

The Herald-Review of Decatur, Illinois, reported PNNL's John Frye and Alan Zacher share the American Chemical Society's 2015 Affordable Green Chemistry award with ADM's Todd Werpy for the renewable propylene glycol production process that PNNL licensed to ADM and which ADM is using at a working chemical plant. 12.09.14

Electric Light & Power published and essay on conservation voltage reduction that quotes PNNL's Jeff Taft. 12.09.14

Canadian Mining Journal and others reported Star Minerals Group is participating in a PNNL-led project to develop a method to extract rare earth minerals from geothermal brine. 12.09.14

Renewable Energy World’s Roy Hales quoted PNNL's Landis Kannberg in a story about Germany and U.S. adopting energy storage technologies. 12.09.14

Canadian Mining Journal and others reported Star Minerals Group is participating in a PNNL-led project to develop a method to extract rare earth minerals from geothermal brine. 12.09.14

Electric Light & Power published and essay on conservation voltage reduction that quotes PNNL's Jeff Taft. 12.09.14

Mashable reposted a Dec. 3 TakePart story on PNNL's Sensor Fish technology. 12.06.14

HyrdoWorld reported PNNL is receiving DOE funding to develop computer hardware and software algorithms to detect, track and characterize aquatic organisms new marine power sites. 12.05.14

TakePart.com's Taylor Hill quoted PNNL's Daniel Deng in a story about the Sensor Fish, which measures the physical stresses fish experience as they pass through hydroelectric dams. 12.03.14

Green Car Congress's Mike Millikin covered a story about how alucone coating improves silicon electrode performance. 12.02.14

The Yale Climate Connections podcast quoted PNNL's Ron Melton in a piece on transactive energy enabling a more stable power grid and lower energy prices for consumers. 12.02.14

In the lead, front-page story, USA Today's William M. Welch quoted PNNL's Jeff Dagle discussing how aging electric infrastructure can contribute to power outages about a city-wide Dec. 2 blackout in Detroit. More than a dozen other Gannett-owned papers across the country also ran the story. No link available; in print only 12.02.14

Electricity Policy's Bill Henry reported PNNL's Olympic Peninsula demand response smart grid demonstration in 2006 was the early roots of transactive energy in a story about the 2014 Transactive Energy Conference, which was organized by the DOE-supported GridWise Architecture Council. No link available; subscription required 12.01.14

The Tri-City Herald published a brief noting PNNL's Carl Imhoff will coordinate a 12-lab effort to develop a multi-year program plan for electric grid modernization. 11.27.14

Magnesium.com quoted PNNL's Yuyan Shao in a story about magnesium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. 11.24.14

Federal Computer Week reported on PNNL's Sensor Fish, which measures the physical stresses fish experience as they pass through hydroelectric dams. 11.24.14

DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy highlighted a joint PNNL-INL report on co-firing biomass with coal for electricity generation. Biomass Magazine reposted the piece. 11.20.14

Amanda Mascarelli of the crowd-funded climate change publication Flux quoted PNNL's Pete McGrail about the Wallula carbon sequestration project in a story on carbon sequestration as a way to mitigate climate change. 11.19.14

LiveScience’s Laura Geggel reported PNNL recently tested Whooshh Innovation's "salmon cannon" fish transportation system in a story about the technology. Whooshh also mentioned PNNL's test in a release about the technology winning a 2014 Best of What's Next award from Popular Science. 11.13.14

The latest issue of DOE Pulse highlights PNNL computational research into the reactions and energy needed to construct the basic unit of a popular metal organic framework. 11.10.14

Gizmag's John Anderson quoted PNNL's Daniel Deng in a story on the Sensor Fish, which measures the physical stresses fish experience as they swim through hydroelectric dams. Digital Journal and others also reported on the technology. 11.08.14

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

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

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

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

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

The Oct. 15 issue of the Bellingham Herald quoted PSE's Patrick Leslie as saying PNNL has conducted analysis on the 2-megawatt lithium iron phosphate batteries PSE plans to install near Glacier, Wash., as a result of a Washington state-funded smart grid grant. 10.15.14

On Oct. 13, Penn Energy and other publications posted a question-and-answer piece featuring PNNL's Michael Kintner-Meyer to preview a talk he will give at the 5th Electric Energy Storage Conference, January 13-15, in San Diego. 10.13.14

The Oct. 11 issue of the Kitsap Sun quoted PNNL's Tarang Khangaonkar about his research examining how the Hood Canal Bridge impacts water circulation in a story about the bridge harming steelhead salmon. 10.13.14

The latest issue of DOE Pulse contains a feature article on our biofuel work. The article discusses significant progress in disentangling the molecular details that underlie the biomass-to-sugar conversion tended by leaf-cutter ants. 10.13.14

Green Car Congress mentioned PNNL in a story about a catalyst that converts CO in car exhaust. 10.08.14

HPC Wire, Wireless Design Magazine and others published an article by GE that notes GE is working with PNNL and Southern California Edison on a software system that could simulate and control the grid in real time. 10.07.14

EnergyBiz's David Groarke cited PNNL research that found the U.S could reduce energy use by as much as 6,500 megawatts through conservation voltage regulation in a story on utility energy efficiency. 10.02.14

Greentech Media’s Jeff St. John named PNNL as a MESA (Modular Energy Storage Architecture) Standards Group partner. The group is developing standards to make energy storage devices cost less. 10.02.14

A Department of Energy blog highlighted two reports by PNNL and NREL that identified the challenges of making algal biofuel in a piece of algal biofuel accomplishments funded by DOE’s Biotechnologies Office. 09.30.14

Architecture magazine Freshome cited a 2011 PNNL study that found eco-friendly buildings use 25% less energy, 11% less water, emit 34 % less carbon dioxide and cost 19% less in a story about green buildings. 09.30.14

The Everett Herald’s Kari Bray reported PNNL has supported the DOE-funded, Snohomish PUD-led Admiralty Inlet tidal power project, which Snohomish PUD is abandoning due to cost overruns. While reporting on the project’s cancellation, Oregon Public Broadcasting's Courtney Flatt also noted PNNL found the planned project's underwater turbine weren't likely to harm orcas. 09.30.14

Wyoming Business Report and others reported PNNL is one of the institutions involved in new wind energy research being led by University of Wyoming. 09.29.14

Washington State Department of Ecology mentioned PNNL in a story about ocean acidification. 09.25.14

The Tri-City Herald's Annette Cary mentioned PNNL in a story about how the Tri-City Development Council held a meeting to discuss a preliminary report on how much money a small nuclear plant would save the organization that builds it. 09.25.14

Power Pulse reported PNNL is working with Alstom Grid and others on a new, DOE-funded project to advance microgrid control. 09.15.14

Power Electronics' Sam Davis reported on PNNL's liquid metal alloy electrode for sodium beta batteries. 09.15.14

The Reporter, Daily Democrat and Medical Construction and Design reported PNNL was involved in a UC Davis-led project to develop smart, energy-efficient lighting for a Vacaville, Calif., hospital. 09.13.14

Tri-City Herald and The Olympian reported PNNL is leading a project to better manage sensor data about marine life near ocean energy devices. 09.13.14

4Traders, Agri Marketing and others reported that ADM's Todd Werpy and PNNL's Alan Zacher and John Frye have been awarded the 2014 Affordable Green Chemistry award from the American Chemical Society for their process to make the chemical propylene glycol from renewable sources. 09.12.14

The Associated Press reported PNNL is commissioning two research buoys that will measure offshore winds to predict the power-producing potential of offshore wind power sites. Various outlets, including The Washington Times, KHQ TV, and the Statesman Journal, published the story. 09.12.14

UC Davis reported PNNL was involved in a project to develop smart, energy-efficient lighting for a Vacaville, Calif., hospital. 09.11.14

Architectural Lighting's Alice Liao quoted PNNL’s Michael Royer in a story on color performance in light-emitting diode (LED) lamps. 09.08.14

In the first monthly S&T column featured the Tri-City Herald, PNNL Director Mike Kluse explains that scientists at PNNL are working to advance energy storage technologies to enable clean, affordable and reliable electricity in the 21st century. 09.07.14

Science News’ Beth Mole quoted PNNL's Casie Davison and Tyler Gilmore (the latter representing the FutureGen carbon capture project) and referenced PNNL's Wallula carbon capture project in a full-length feature on carbon capture and sequestration. 09.06.14

Triple Pundit reported PNNL is working to reduce the cost of sodium-beta batteries in a story on renewable energy storage. 09.05.14

Home Energy Magazine named two PNNL researchers – Cheryn Metzger and Sarah Widder – to its "30 Under 30" list of young professionals whose noteworthy work enables energy savings in buildings and homes. 09.04.14

ReNews, Power Engineering, EIN News, Argus Media and others reported PNNL was one of the organizations to lead marine power instrumentation research projects receiving a total of $7.25 million in new DOE funding. 09.04.14

Smart Grid News' Jesse Berst reported on a joint PNNL-NREL distributed energy test bed, which uses PNNL's Grid LAB-D power grid modeling software. 09.02.14

Public Power Daily’s Robert Varela and SNL Energy's (subscription only) Esther Whieldon reported NERC's 2015 budget proposal includes a new cybersecurity initiative using PNNL's Cybersecurity Risk Information Sharing Program (CRISP). 08.29.14

Dark Reading, InfoSecurity and others reported that Qubitekk will work with PNNL and others to develop "unhackable quantum encryption technology" that protects the power grid from cyber-attacks. 08.26.14

Bloomberg News’ Eduard Gismatullin reported Velocys licensed its microchannel technology from PNNL in a story about Velocys receiving support from two high-profile investors - former BP exec Tony Hayward and British football club owner Roman Abramovich - to build plants that turn natural gas into liquid transportation fuels. 08.26.14

Northwest Public Radio’s Courtney Flatt quoted PNNL’s Pete McGrail and described PNNL projects to extract rare earth minerals from geothermal brine. Many regional public radio stations aired the story, including Oregon Public Radio and Jefferson Public Radio. 08.25.14

PNNL was mentioned briefly in a Eugene, Oregon Register Guard article on business startups benefiting from an Oregon State University Program. PNNL is collaborates with ONAMI a program that commercializes new products. 08.25.14

Capital Press’ John O’Connell quoted PNNL's Corinne Drennan discussing PNNL's biofuels research in a story about how DOE and three national labs – PNNL, INL & LBNL – are supporting agriculture. 08.21.14

Green Car Congress's Mike Millikin mentioned PNNL in a story about science that underpins biofuels processing. 08.21.14

PNNL was mentioned in the comments section of an article on efforts by Heart of America and Physicians for Social Responsibility to get Seattle City Light to divest itself of nuclear power in its energy mix. The comment from Energy Northwest's John Dobken states that PNNL is currently managing a seismic analysis effort that includes land containing Energy Northwest nuclear power plant. 08.20.14

Smart Grid News' Jesse Berst noted PNNL’s wide-area monitoring and related advanced visualization technologies are helping revolutionize the transmission power grid. 08.20.14

ClimateWire’s Ben Hulac and Northwest Public Radio's Courtney Flatt quoted PNNL's Alice Orrell as saying U.S. installations of distributed wind declined in 2013, while exports of U.S.-made small wind turbines increased. 08.19.14

Gizmag reported on the liquid metal alloy anode PNNL developed for sodium beta batteries. 08.17.14

IEEE-USA Today's Engineer Online reported PNNL has developed a sponge-like silicon electrode that improves the performance of lithium-ion batteries. 08.15.14

Smart Grid News' Jesse Berst reported on PNNL's Cybersecurity Risk Information Sharing Program and its use by the North American Electric Reliability Corp. to thwarts cyberattacks against U.S. utilities. 08.14.14

The Gazette-Times of Corvallis, Ore., reported that some research to develop manufacturing methods for injection molding technologies will be done at the Microproducts Breakthrough Institute, which is jointly operated by Oregon State University and PNNL. 08.14.14

ThinkGeoenergy reported reported PNNL has been awarded two grants from DOE's Geothermal Technologies Office to extract rare earth metals from geothermal brine. 08.11.14

Greentech Media's Jeff St. John reported that UniEnergy Technologies licensed PNNL's advanced electrolyte chemistry for vanadium redox flow batteries and is now marketing its batteries. 08.11.14

Columbia Basin Bulletin quoted PNNL's Mark Weiland describing how PNNL's Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System is evaluating juvenile salmon survival as they migrate through Columbia River dams. 08.08.14

The Encyclopedia of Puget Sound's Katie Harrington wrote a story about PNNL's Ron Thom and his research on eel grass recovery in the Puget Sound. 08.08.14

Water & Wastes Digest, Design World and others reported on PNNL research for the GSA that found a chiller with magnetic levitation compressors used 42 percent less energy than a rotary screw chiller in a federal courthouse in Pine Bluff, Ark. 08.08.14

Tri-City Herald's Annette Cary reported PNNL is leading two new projects to extract rare earth and other valuable metals from geothermal brine, a byproduct of the geothermal power generation process. 08.07.14

Nanowerk reported on research by PNNL's Praveen Thallapally, Pete McGrail, and Radha Kishan Motkuri to develop a nanomaterial called a "metal organic framework" to make an energy-efficient adsorption chiller. 08.07.14

Live Science's Tanya Lewis quoted PNNL's Andrea Copping on the energy-generating potential and environmental impacts of ocean energy. Yahoo! News and others reposted the story. 08.05.14

NBCNews.com's John Roach quoted PNNL's Kevin Schneider on how much solar power the grid can handle in a story on the growth of residential solar energy. MSN Canada reposted the story. 08.04.14

ClimateWire's Henry Gaas quoted PNNL's Xiaochuan Lu in a story about PNNL's new liquid metal alloy anode, which enables sodium-beta batteries to operate at cooler temperatures. Green Car Congress and others also reported on the new anode. 08.04.14

EIN News reported on PNNL's liquid metal alloy anode, which improves the performance of sodium-beta batteries. 08.01.14

LEDs Magazine reported that PNNL research determined not all LED systems are compatible with all control protocols. 07.31.14

SNL Energy's Esther Whieldon quoted PNNL's Paul Skare and cited publicly available PNNL documents in a story on PNNL's Cybersecurity Risk Information Sharing Program and its use by utilities and the National Electricity Reliability Corporation to thwart cyber-attacks on the power grid. 07.31.14

Business Energy profiled energy efficiency researcher Graham Parker of PNNL. 07.31.14

ClearingUp's Jude Noland quoted PNNL's Henry Huang about PNNL's ARPA-E project to use data to operate power transmission lines more efficiently. No link available; subscription required. 07.31.14

Green Car Congress' Mike Milliken reported on a Chemical Communications paper about PNNL's new battery that combines the advantages of lithium and magnesium electrochemistries. Silobreaker reposted the story. 07.30.14

All LED Lighting reported on PNNL's finding that LED-based MR16 lamps have room for improvement, as determined by performance tests conducted for DOE's Commercially Available LED Product Evaluation and Reporting program. 07.30.14

Smart Grid News' Jesse Berst reported on PNNL's VOLTTRON platform for transactive energy management. 07.30.14

Chemistry World's Tim Wogan quoted PNNL's Jason Zhang as an outside lithium battery expert in a story about new research coming out of Stanford University. 07.28.14

Digital Trends reported on PNNL's sponge-link silicon anode, which extends the life of lithium-ion batteries. 07.27.14

Clearing Up's Jude Noland quoted PNNL's Henry Huang in a story about the Third Workshop on Next-Generation Analytics for the Future Power Grid, which PNNL hosted July 17-18 to build a community of industry, vendor and research representatives that will jointly foster the development and use of advanced computational tools to improve power grid operations. No link available; subscription required. 07.27.14

Peninsula Daily News' Joe Smillie reported on a talk by PNNL's Charlie Brandt regarding the work and mission of PNNL's Marine Sciences Laboratory in Sequim. 07.24.14

Engineered Systems reported that PNNL and others are sponsoring the second International Conference and Workshop on Transactive Energy, which will run Dec. 10-11 in Portland, Oregon. 07.24.14

Smart Grid News' posted an essay by 1Energy Systems' Rogers Weed about energy storage, noting that PNNL conducts cost-benefit analysis of energy storage. 07.23.14

Renewable Energy World reported UniEnergy Technologies' vanadium redox flow battery system is based on PNNL technology in a story on the slough of recent advances related to grid-scale energy storage. 07.22.14

DOE mentioned PNNL's Solar Thermochemical Advanced Reactor System in a post about national lab research that won R&D 100 awards. 07.22.14

Energy Prospects West and Windpower Engineering reported PNNL is supporting three energy storage projects in Washington State. 07.21.14

DOE-OE Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman, while writing about three new energy storage projects in Washington state, noted two of the projects will use vanadium redox flow battery technology developed at PNNL and that PNNL is providing technical support for the three projects. 07.18.14

Fierce Energy, EV World, Space Daily and others reported on a PNNL-developed sponge-like silicon anode that improves lithium-ion batteries. 07.17.14

Smart Grid News' Jesse Berst reported PNNL technology is used in UniEnergy Technologies' vanadium redox flow battery in a story about flow batteries. 07.16.14

Edmunds' John O'Dell cited PNNL analysis that found the U.S. power grid could support 150 million electric vehicles in a story about alternative fuels for transportation. 07.16.14

Tri-City Herald and EIN News a reported five PNNL researchers were named in Thomson Reuter's Most Highly Cited Researchers 2014 list: Jun Liu, Alex Guenther, Phil Rasch, Yuyan Shao and Yuehe Lin. 07.14.14

Electrical Contractor reported on PNNL research that found rooftop commercial heating and cooling systems could save an average of 57 percent with advanced efficiency controls. 07.14.14

Tri-City Herald reported on PNNL's latest R&D 100 awards. Today's honors bring PNNL's total to 93 since the awards' inception in 1969. 07.14.14

Environmental Research Web quoted PNNL's Susanna Burrows on her work in sea spray analysis. Burrows recently published work in Environmental Research Letters on surfactants at the ocean-atmosphere boundary and also in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics on the modelling framework of sea spray aerosol organic fractionation. 07.11.14

Smart Grid Observer, Energy Manager Today and Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business reported PNNL is providing technical support for three Washington State-funded energy storage projects. 07.11.14

Xconomy, Tri-City Herald, The Spokesman Review and others reported a redox flow battery made with PNNL-developed technology by UniEnergy Technologies is one of the energy storage systems that will be deployed by three state utilities as part of projects funded by Washington state's Clean Energy Fund. Xconomy quoted PNNL's Jud Virden. 07.09.14

Green Car Congress, The Christian Science Monitor, Science 2.0 and others reported on a PNNL-developed sponge-like silicon nanomaterial that can make lithium-ion batteries last about 30 percent longer. 07.09.14

Technology business news outlet Xconomy quoted PNNL's Gordon Graff in a feature story on startup company UniEnergy Technologies (UET). UET licensed PNNL's vanadium redox flow battery technology. 07.07.14

Puget Sound Business Journal's Steve Wilhelm and Xconomy's Ben Romano reported that UniEnergy Technologies licensed PNNL-developed vanadium redox flow battery technology in feature stories about the energy storage startup. Xconomy also quoted PNNL's Gordon Graff. 07.03.14

Fierce Smart Grid posted a column by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association's Ryan Franks about the challenges of standardizing energy storage, mentioning PNNL's efforts to provide input to the 2017 revision of the National Electric Code, or NFPA 70. 07.02.14

Hydrogen Fuel News reported that PNNL was awarded $2.2 million by the DOE to develop a system that makes hydrogen fuel from biomass. The project aims to establish an infrastructure that will support fuel cell vehicles and beat the cost of conventional gasoline. 07.02.14

Tri-City Herald reported that PNNL Associate Lab Director Jud Virden and PNNL Laboratory Fellow Greg Piepel received alumni awards from University of Washington and Central Washington University, respectively. 06.30.14

HPAC Engineering reported PNNL's Bing Liu received a distinguished service award from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) during their annual conference. 06.29.14

Xconomy's quoted PNNL's Jud Virden and featured PNNL's research in a story about a discussion about the Northwest's leadership in clean tech business development that happened at a Washington Clean Technology Alliance meeting. 06.23.14

CSP Today reported on new concentrating solar power, including a thermochemical energy storage project involving metal hydrides led by PNNL's Ewa Ronnebro and funded by DOE's SunShot Initiative. 06.20.14

Research by Daniel Deng and Jie Xiao on a microbattery for fish research was covered by EDN. 06.17.14

Several trade publications covered news from AXYS Technologies about its contract, managed by PNNL, to supply floating LIDAR systems for offshore wind studies. 06.12.14

Energy Design Updated quoted PNNL’s Michael Baechler in a story about the PNNL-developed app for the Building America Solution Center, which provides information about energy-efficient building technologies, and the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home energy efficiency competition. No link available; Subscription required. 06.12.14

Transmission & Distribution World reported UniEnergy Technologies is using vanadium redox flow battery technologies in its Uni.System grid-scale energy storage system. 06.12.14

HPAC Engineering reported on PNNL research that determined advanced efficiency controls of commercial rooftop HVAC units can reduce heating and cooling electricity use by an average of 57 percent. 06.12.14

White House Chronicle, a weekly PBS news and public affairs program, aired an interview on two Washington D.C. stations with PNNL staff member Mikey Brady Rapp in her role as American Nuclear Society President. The interview was broad and focused on some of the issues facing the nuclear field today like Fukushima and waste. The episode will air throughout the week on certain PBS and public, educational and government access stations and worldwide on the English language stations of Voice of America Television. The program also airs on Sirius XM Satellite Radio. 06.11.14

PNNL's Andrea Copping was quoted in a story by Xconomy about an offshore wind project, off the coast of Oregon, in which PNNL is a participant. 06.04.14

Electrical Construction & Maintenance reported PNNL's Ruth Taylor explained the Next Generation Luminaire competition at a conference on light-emitting diode technologies in March. 06.03.14

Scientific American featured a photo and caption about work by PNNL's Jie Xiao and Daniel Deng developing a microbattery used to track salmon. 05.02.14

SNIPS Magazine reported PNNL's finding that the 2013 update of ASHRAE Standard 90.1, named "Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings," could increase energy savings over 50 percent in certain situations. 05.01.14

The American Society of Civil Engineering covered work by PNNL's Richard Brown and Daniel Deng that aims to reduce harm to fish as they travel through dams. 04.29.14

The Herald of Everett, Wash. reported that PNNL and Snohomish County PUD co-hosted the Washington Cybersecurity Summit 2 in Tacoma, where more than 100 participants discussed cybersecurity for the energy sector. 04.28.14

Nature World News, several trade and web publications, and regional newspapers in the Pacific Northwest covered a study led by PNNL's Daniel Deng which indicates that whales hear more from certain sonar systems than we realized. 04.28.14

Next Big Future reported on PNNL's metal organic framework cathode that extends the life of lithium-sulfur batteries, which could be used in electric vehicles. 04.27.14

The Tri-City Herald and other regional newspapers in the Pacific Northwest covered a study led by PNNL's Daniel Deng which indicates that whales hear more from certain sonar systems than we realized. 04.26.14

Science quoted PNNL's Wei Wang and reported on PNNL's vanadium redox flow battery advancements in a story on flow battery research. 04.25.14

The Soil Science Society of America covered work by PNNL's Erik Venteris on the source of high arsenic levels in Ohio soil. 04.25.14

Green Car Congress blogged about research by PNNL and Oakridge National Laboratory that may lead to better catalysts for energy uses. 04.24.14

The Oriental Morning Post, Ecos Magazine, and other outlets covered work by Richard Brown and Daniel Deng that aims to reduce harm to fish as they travel through dams. 04.23.14

PNNL's role in an offshore wind power project on Lake Erie was mentioned in an article in North American Windpower. 04.22.14

The Fish Site covered new research by Marshall Richmond on barotrauma. 04.22.14

IEEE Spectrum's quoted PNNL's Jeff Dagle and mentioned PNNL computational simulations that can help utilities create flexible security plans in a story about the grid’s physical security. 04.22.14

Architectural Lighting's reported on a presentation by PNNL's Robert Davis about lighting affecting human behavior given at the Illuminating Engineering Society's bi-annual research symposium. 04.22.14

UPI and several other trade and web publications covered work by PNNL's Erik Venteris on the source of high arsenic levels in Ohio soil. 04.22.14

Clearing Up quoted Battelle’s Ron Melton in a story reporting the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project’s progress and final steps before it ends in January 2015. The story was reposted by Energy Prospects West. 04.21.14

Electric Light & Power reported that PNNL and Snohomish PUD co-hosted the Washington Cybersecurity Summit to discuss cyber security for the power grid on April 17 in Everett, Wash. 04.21.14

PNNL's Andrea Copping was quoted in an article in the Scotland Herald about a meeting on renewable energy. 04.19.14

ClimateWire's, IEEE Spectrum and others reported on PNNL's metal organic framework cathode, which could extend the lifespan of lithium-sulfur batteries. 04.17.14

Greenwire covered a study led by PNNL's Daniel Deng which indicates that whales hear more from certain sonar systems than we realized. 04.16.14

Comments by PNNL's Andrea Copping and details about her studies were included in a piece in Nature about the status of efforts to harness energy from the ocean. 04.15.14

NBCNews.com, Marine Science Today, and several trade and web outlets covered research by PNNL's Richard Brown, Daniel Deng and colleagues that aims to reduce harm to fish as they travel through dams. 04.14.14

Chemical & Engineering News's Jyllian Kemsley quoted PNNL's Ram Devanathan about work presented in a radiation materials symposium he organized at the American Chemical Society meeting in Dallas. 04.14.14

Green Car Congress reported PNNL partnered with EaglePicher Technologies for a previous project to develop sodium-beta batteries in a story about EaglePicher receiving more funding from ARPA-E to further advance their battery. 04.10.14

Climate Central quoted comments made by PNNL's Michael Kintner-Meyer at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Future of Energy Summit in New York in a story about energy storage and improving the power grid's resilience. The story was reposted by other news websites. 04.09.14

PNNL's John Holladay was quoted in Greenwire story about Algenol's goals to produce economical biofuel based on algae. 04.09.14

Reporter Chris Casquejo of CCTV America, a U.S.-based, China-backed, English-language broadcast news service, highlighted how PNNL’s lithium-sulfur battery research could help extend the driving range of electric vehicles. 03.29.14

In its coverage of Solazyme, CNBC mentioned a previous study by PNNL that showed that the nation has the capability to produce significant amounts of biofuel from algae. 03.25.14

KVEW-TV's Lida Alikhani featured PNNL's Bruce Bjornstad in a story about landslides and landslide risks in the Tri-Cities in light of the March 22 landslide in Oso, Wash. 03.25.14

Cogeneration and On-Site Power Production Magazine reported PNNL and NREL hosted a gathering of energy system integration experts in an essay on the benefits of cogeneration. 03.25.14

Fierce Energy, Hydrogen Cars and Vehicles, and other publications reported on the status of H2USA and highlighted recent participation by PNNL. 03.24.14

A project to produce electricity using tidal power from underwater turbines in Admiralty Inlet, near Washington state’s Puget Sound, received a key federal approval in March. The Seattle Times, Oregon Public Radio and other outlets covered the development. 03.20.14

The Laurel (Mt.) Outlook reported on research by PNNL's Ryan Harnish showing that modifications to the Priest Rapids dam in Washington state has boosted salmon in the Hanford Reach. 03.20.14

Green Car Congress, Energy Science News and several trade publications reported that PNNL has joined the H2USA hydrogen consortium. 03.19.14

The Emergency Management website featured the Columbian newspaper article quoting PNNL's Mikey Brady Raap in its article recognizing Fukushima's 3rd anniversary. The article attempts to myth-bust recent publicity of false reporting of extremely hazardous conditions in the environment, and puts into context the small levels of radiation present in the ocean fish due to the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. 03.17.14

Scientists at PNNL, the University of Chicago, and the University of California at San Diego were featured in the most recent issue of DOE Pulse. Their research showed that time integration algorithms working in parallel can significantly speed up computationally demanding molecular dynamics simulations, opening new avenues for studying complex, long-lasting processes as diverse as carbon sequestration and energy production and storage. 03.17.14

This American Land used part of PNNL’s Algae to Biofuel video in their own video about algae and corn ethanol research and production in Iowa. Algae Industry Magazine shared the video on their website. 03.15.14

Architectural Lighting quoted PNNL's Naomi Miller in a story about flickering in light-emitting diodes (LEDs). 03.15.14

Electronic Design covered research by PNNL's Jie Xiao and Daniel Deng on a microbattery that makes a smaller fish tag possible. 03.14.14

Smart Grid News reported on PNNL's GridPACK toolkit for computer modeling of the power grid. 03.12.14

Work by PNNL's Erik Venteris and colleagues that determines the best sites in the nation for growing algae for biofuel was covered by E&E News, Biofuels Digest, Biomass Magazine, Domestic Fuel, and several other trade publications. 03.11.14

PhysOrg mentioned PNNL's Chongmin Wang in a story about the lithiation front in batteries. 03.07.14

Plumbing Engineer reported PNNL's Vrushali Mendon was nominated for ASHRAE's 2014 New Face of Engineering award. 03.06.14

Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal and other websites listed PNNL's research into hybrid water heaters in a story about the Bonneville Power Administration requesting research proposals. 03.05.14

The Watchers and Forest of Peace shared PNNL's video "Algae to Bio-Crude in Less Than 60 Minutes". The YouTube channel OneMinuteNews featured research from the video in their own video. 03.05.14

UPI covered research by PNNL's Ryan Harnish showing that modified dam operations have boosted salmon in the Hanford Reach. 03.05.14

Automated Buildings quoted Honey Berk of CUNY's Building Performance Laboratory as saying his lab collaborated with PNNL to research building automation systems and uses PNNL's Building Re-Tuning protocol. 03.04.14

Work by PNNL's Ryan Harnish showing that modified dam operations have boosted salmon in the Hanford Reach was covered by the Fish Site. 03.03.14

Architect Magazine reported PNNL and coatings manufacturer PPG are developing a dynamic window coating that adjusts how much infrared and visible light windows reflect and absorb to improve building energy efficiency. 03.03.14

Energy Prospects West quoted PNNL's Marc Ledbetter in a story about light-emitting diodes (LEDs) gaining ground over compact fluorescents in the lighting market. 03.03.14

The Tri-City Herald reported PNNL's Jud Virden and Kelly Sullivan have been named to the board of the Council for Chemistry Research. 03.02.14

PhysOrg mentioned PNNL in a story on how defects on graphene electrodes alter the behavior of the electrode-electrolyte interface. 02.28.14

Daily Fusion, New Energy & Fuel and other online outlets reported on an ORNL-PNNL project to develop a new microscopy method to examine lithium-ion batteries and the development of the troubling solid electrolyte interphase layer on them in real time and on the nanoscale. 02.20.14

Greenwire, IEEE Spectrum, GizMag, EE Times and a few dozen trade outlets and web sites carried stories about research by PNNL's Jie Xiao and Daniel Deng on a microbattery for a smaller fish tag. 02.19.14

Navigant Research cited a 2011 PNNL estimate that a building energy efficiency standard proposed in 2010 could reduce energy use by 18 percent in comparison to the current standard from 2007. 02.17.14

The Economist's analysis group, the Economist Intelligence Unit, quoted PNNL's Rob Pratt in a report on demand response and consumer engagement with utilities. 02.15.14

The Science Teacher and Chemical Engineering Magazine covered Doug Elliott's work creating crude oil from algae. 02.15.14

The Tri-City Herald and other Northwest papers are reporting that PNNL's Brian Rapko will be discussing DOE's isotope program at the next meeting of the Eastern Washington Section of the American Nuclear Society. 02.13.14

QFinance.com, Energy Monthly and other outlets covered PNNL scientist Doug Elliott's work creating crude oil from algae. 02.07.14

Windpower Engineering reported that PNNL's all-vanadium redox flow battery technology has been licensed to Massachusetts startup WattJoule. 02.07.14

EnergyWire and Xconomy reported on the addition of two new energy leaders to PNNL's ranks: former Cisco chief scientist Jeffrey Taft and former Aalborg University professor Jakob Stoustrup. 01.30.14

PhysOrg, the Daily Fusion and other sites reposted the new release on a PNNL study on building energy codes in China. 01.29.14

Tri-City Herald, Northwest Public Radio, KNDU-TV, KVEW-TV and others reported on a new $10-million energy research lab being built at PNNL. 01.29.14

CNN Money quoted PNNL's Karl Castleton in a video about the DARPA Robotic Challenge and Google's interest in robots. 01.23.14

The Chicago Tribune quoted PNNL's Kelly Gordon and other national lighting experts in a consumer story about the pros and cons of various lighting technologies. 01.23.14

Greentech Media's reported GridCo Systems analyzed a set of prototypical feeder architectures complied by PNNL. The GridCo effort was aimed at assessing its power electronics technology for a distribution grid. 01.21.14

E&E News PM quoted PNNL's Jeff Dagle about solar flares potentially impacting the power grid's operations in a story about the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission considering implementing new regulations to protect the grid from solar geomagnetic activity. 01.16.14

The Tri-City Herald reported a modular energy storage system from Powin Energy will be tested at PNNL later this year in a story about the system being moved to Richland, Wash., for the second phase of its testing. 01.08.14

Nuclear Power Industry News published an article about the testing of a full-scale waste vitrification process developed at PNNL at a test site in Sellafield, UK. 01.07.14

PNNL's Doug Elliott's research converting algae to crude oil continues to be covered. Chemical Engineering Progress, Ethanol Market, the ClimateWire San Antonio Express News and other outlets ran the story, and this week Elliott completed interviews with BioFuels Journal, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the East Oregonian. 01.05.14

ClimateWire quoted PNNL's Henry Huang in a story about using computer modeling and developing new algorithms to help the future power grid operate smoothly. 01.02.14

2013

MSN Money and other websites reported PNNL evaluated the energy efficiency of concrete residential buildings in different climate zones around the U.S. for the Masonry Education Foundation. 12.31.13

The research of PNNL's Doug Elliott on converting algae to crude oil continues to be very popular. PNNL's news release and video collectively have attracted more than 440,000 views on the web. In addition, hundreds of web sites and media outlets around the world covered the work, including most recently Forbes.com, the Motley Fool, Ars Technica, Nasdaq.com, Biofuels Digest, Lou Dobbs, Geek.com, Yahoo! Finance, the Smithsonian, and the DOD’s “Armed with Science” blog. 12.23.13

Work by PNNL's Doug Elliott on creating fuel from algae was covered by dozens of media outlets and hundreds of web sites, including NBC, Voice of America, Fast Company, Gizmodo, and Business First of Columbus. The story was also featured on Reddit Science, where scientists and those interested in science share new findings. The post drove most of the initial web traffic to the PNNL site and generated more than 1,400 comments. 12.17.13

A short video, covering PNNL's Doug Elliot and his research on Algae Hydrothermal Liquefaction, accompanied the PNNL news release "Algae to crude oil: Million-year natural process takes minutes in the lab." 12.17.13

Several news outlets – including the San Francisco Chronicle and KHQ-TV of Seattle – reposted a Dec. 12 Seattle Times story about the opening of University of Washington's Clean Energy Institute that reports much of UW's clean technology research is done in collaboration with PNNL. 12.16.13

Work by PNNL's Graham Parker and Sarah Widder on highly insulated windows was covered by Door and Window Market Magazine. 12.16.13

UK-based Modern Metal's Gretchen Salois and Green Car Reports' Antony Ingram reported on PNNL's improved process to extract magnesium from seawater for lightweight automobile and aviation manufacturing. 12.13.13

PNNL's Geoff McMichael's work tracking salmon in the ocean was covered in depth by the Northwest Fish Letter. 12.12.13

The Seattle Times reported much of University of Washington's clean technology research is done in collaboration with PNNL in a story about the opening of UW's Clean Energy Institute. 12.12.13

NBCNews.com quoted PNNL's Pete McGrail in a story about Stanford University research examining magnesium to sequester carbon dioxide. 12.10.13

SmartGridNews.com mentioned PNNL's grid-friendly controller for household appliances in a story about the cost-effectiveness of smart appliances. 12.10.13

Work by PNNL's Graham Parker and Sarah Widder on highly insulated windows was covered by the Portland Tribune and several trade magazines such as Window Improvement and Renewable Energy News. 12.05.13

PNNL's work on highly insulated windows was covered by Northwest Public Radio, whose story appeared on NPR affiliates throughout Washington, Oregon, and California. The work was covered by several trade and web outlets such as Energy Manager, Environmental News Network, and PhysOrg.com, and was tweeted by several interested parties, including reporters for Scientific American and USA Today. 12.05.13

The Daily Journal of Commerce (Seattle, Wash.) reported PNNL's Jud Virden has been elected to the board of Oregon BEST (Built Environment & Sustainable Technologies). 12.03.13

The San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times, Oregonian, Albany Times Union, and several other outlets carried a story distributed by the Associated Press about research by Geoff McMichael on the movements of salmon when they reach the ocean. The story was based on an article which that ran in the Tri-City Herald. LiveScience.com and other outlets also covered the story. 12.01.13

The Material Research Society Bulletin's Energy Quarterly mentioned PNNL's research developing metal hydrides for solar thermal energy storage in a round-up of metal hydride research. Subscription required. 12.13

PNNL's Jie Xiao quoted in Physics World article about MIT work using viruses to enhance lithium-air batteries. 11.26.13

Several national newspapers – including The Charlotte Observer and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram – and some blogs reposted the Tri-City Herald's story on PNNL's involvement in the GridEx II national security exercise for the power grid. 11.21.13

Scientific American and Carbon Capture Journal quoted scientist Pete McGrail about the injection of carbon dioxide into basalt rock one-half mile below the surface in Wallula, Wash., and anticipated results. 11.20.13

Greentech Media's quoted PNNL's Ron Melton in a story about the Transactive Energy Framework that Melton helped create as the administrator of the GridWise Architecture Council. 11.20.13

The Korea Herald cited PNNL's use of "a cognitive system in building a smart grid that can balance the power supply and demand" in a story about IBM Korea's work in cognitive technologies. 11.20.13

Greentech Media's cited PNNL research with the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance to test non-intrusive load monitoring technologies in PNNL's Lab Homes and real homes. 11.18.13

The Tri-City Herald quoted PNNL's Phil Craig in a story on PNNL's involvement in the national security exercise for the power grid called GridEx II. The paper's editorial staff followed the news story with an editorial praising PNNL for participating in GridEx II. The news story was also reposted by The Sacramento Bee, The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.), Energy Central, TMC.net and others. 11.16.13

The Dalles Chronicle covered research by Geoff McMichael tracking salmon movements as they hit the ocean. 11.15.13

Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business' Veronica Sandate Craker reported PNNL’s Peter Christensen discussed PNNL's smart grid research during an Oct. 17 conference about the needs of the Tri-Cities' future workforce. 11.15.13

Retrofit Magazine cited work by PNNL's Mike Brambley and LBNL to develop the Retrocommissioning Sensor Suitcase, software that identifies how to decrease buildings costs and energy use. 11.15.13

Intelligent Utility's November/December 2013 issue features an article by PNNL's Ron Melton about the new Transactive Energy Framework that the GridWise Architecture Council has developed. Melton is the council administrator (pages 30-31). 11.15.13

Facilitiesnet published an article by PNNL's Eric Richman about using state and local building codes to evaluate energy savings with light-emitting diode (LED) lamps. 11.13

Display Plus, Solid State Lighting Design News and others reported on a new report about energy-efficient PAR 38 lamps that PNNL compiled for DOE's CALiPER program. 11.14.13

PNNL's Sarah Widder and the Lab Homes project on energy efficiency were featured on Energy.gov. 11.14.13

The Tri-Cities Journal of Business covered a grant of $1.1 million from DOE that will fund efforts by PNNL to improve transportation technologies. 11.14.13

Truckinginfo.com covered work by Kriston Brooks to use a fuel cell in refrigerated trucks. 11.14.13

Research by Geoff McMichael tracking salmon movements as they hit the ocean was covered by Greenwire, the Vancouver Columbian, Northwest Public Radio, and a few dozen web and trade publications. 11.13.13

Solid State Lighting Industry News mentioned PNNL's work on LEDs. 11.13.13

Energy Manager Today, Automatedbuildings.com and other websites reported that PNNL's Michael Brambley is working with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to develop the Retrocommissioning Sensor Suitcase, a technology to develop recommendations to automatically improve a building's operating costs, comfort and energy performance. 11.13.13

IAEI (International Association of Electrical Inspectors) Magazine published an article by PNNL's Dave Conover about the new energy storage system protocol PNNL helped develop to evaluate the performance of energy storage systems 11.13.13

PNNL's research on buildings was mentioned in a Portland Business Journal article on methods to rate building design. 11.12.13

The Street PNNL research showing the energy savings possible with new efficient rooftop units. 11.11.13

The Democrat & Chronicle of Rochester, NY featured a photo of PNNL's Landis Kannberg at the NY-BEST Energy Storage Supply Chain and Manufacturing Conference that accompanied a story about the conference. 11.11.13

Greentech Media's Jeff St. John listed the Battelle-managed Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project as an example of a project using water heaters to help balance the power grid. 11.08.13

The Sequim Gazette posted an article about the DHS/DNDO Small Vessel Standoff Detection Testing conducted in Sequim Bay, involving first responders and law enforcement who tested radiation detection equipment against sealed sources to help identify COTS detection capabilities. 10.30.13

Research by PNNL's Srinivas Katipamula and Weimin Wang on the energy savings possible with new, efficient rooftop units was covered by E&E New, Fierce Energy, HPAC Magazine, and more than two dozen trade and web publications. It was also tweeted to more than 40,000 people (collectively) by several reporters and organizations on Twitter, including USA Today. 10.28.13

The National Alliance for Advanced Technology Batteries reported on PNNL's redox flow battery cost model in its newsletter, NAATBatt Weekly. Page 1. 10.18.13

PNNL hosted a dozen power system operators from throughout the Northwest in August for a blackout restoration simulation at the Electricity Infrastructure Operation Center. A two-minute video of the blackout simulation was posted to PNNL's YouTube channel. 09.17.13

The Yakima Herald-Republic's quoted PNNL's Pete McGrail in a story about PNNL’s and Bonneville Power Administration’s identification of a site near Selah, Wash. as being a possible location for compressed air energy storage for excess wind power. The newspaper's editorial board published an editorial three days later in support of the idea. 09.15.13

Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business quoted PNNL's Michael Kintner-Meyer in a story about electric vehicles and an Aug. 28 talk he gave at an event that was jointly organized by PNNL and the Mid-Columbia Electric Vehicle Association. 09.13.13

Several trade and web publications, such as Earth Techling and FreshPlaza.com, ran stories about PNNL's Kriston Brooks' research on using fuel cells to keep refrigerated trucks cool. 09.09.13

CNBC, Yahoo! News and other websites quoted PNNL's Jud Virden in an announcement about the creation of an advisory board for the Smart Cities Council, to which PNNL belongs. 08.14.13

The Los Alamos Monitor, Algae Industry Magazine and other outlets mentioned PNNL's participation in a consortium that aims to improve algae biofuel technology. 08.14.13

The Energy Department mentioned research by Mike Brambley and colleagues on the potential savings that better control systems hold for commercial buildings. 08.14.13

Mike Rinker was interviewed by KONA Radio about a PNNL project aimed at improving window technology. The Tri-City Herald and other outlets also covered the story. 08.14.13

Electric Perspectives reported on Portland General Electric's 5-megawattt battery and microgrid, which are part of the Battelle-run Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. 08.13.13

Energy Wire, Scientific American, Greentech Media, IEEE Spectrum, The Spokesman-Review, Mich.'s WILS-AM quoted PNNL's Jeff Dagle, Rob Pratt and Carl Imhoff in stories about the 10-year anniversary of the 2003 blackout and what's been done since to make the power grid more reliable. Nature reposted Scientific American’s story. 08.12.13

Green Car Congress covered research by Jun Liu and colleagues on sodium-ion batteries. 08.12.13

ClimateWire's Henry Gass and Northwest Public Radio's Courtney Flatt quoted PNNL's Alice Orrell in a story about distributed wind power and a PNNL-authored report, the 2012 Market Report on Wind Technologies in Distributed Applications. Other news websites, such as FierceEnergy and EarthTechling, also wrote about the report. 08.12.13

The Seattle Times quoted PNNL's Michael Kintner-Meyer in a story about PNNL's Grid Friendly EV Charger Controller technology, which enables the national deployment of electric vehicles by monitoring power supply and demand on the grid. The device turns off or slows down car charging when demand is high and turns up charging when power is plentiful. Inside Climate News, Energy Central, EnergyBiz, Intelligent Utility and other news websites reposted the story. 08.10.13

Greentech Media, Fierce Energy and Smart Grid News reported on PNNL's new report detailing the growth in distributed wind power. 08.09.13

R&D magazine featured the Battelle's carbon sequestration video and a link to the July 26 news release. 08.07.13

A video of the carbon sequestration in basalt demonstration was released Aug. 6 on the PNNL's social media channels (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Google+). The two-minute video highlights research that will be conducted over the next year at the site and input from the partners that made the project possible. 08.06.13

United Press International, Platts, Penn Energy, KCET-TV and others reported on PNNL's 2012 distributed wind power market report. 08.06.13

The blog The Dragon's Tales addressed the injection of CO2 into ancient basal flows and the promise that it might mineralize the gas into a solid permanently securing beneath ground. 08.05.13

Exchange Monitor's GHG Monitor reported on the Big Sky Carbon Sequestration Partnership's recent CO2 injection one-half mile below ground at Wallula, Wash. to test safe and permanent storage of carbon dioxide in ancient basalt flows. 08.02.13

Maritime Sun reported on PNNL's various marine energy research projects, including evaluating how the environment could be affected at a proposed tidal power project in Washington state's Admiralty Inlet. 08.02.13

Metering.com reported that PNNL's Steve Widergren is on the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel's board of directors. 08.13

The Geologic Carbon Storage website highlights all aspects of PNNL research in carbon storage from laboratory experiments and modeling to site management and risk assessment. To learn more, visit the website.

ARPA-E interviewed Pete McGrail to talk about PNNL’s adsorption chiller work and how a more efficient air conditioner that could help the U.S. military cut its fuel costs. 07.30.13

ESI-Africa (Africa's energy journal) reported that PNNL tests showed 60-watt LED light bulbs from Phillips were still emitting 100 percent of their original light output after 25,000 hours of continuous operation. 07.29.13

Ikonoklast's Erle Argonza quoted PNNL's Jie Xaio as an outside expert on battery research in a story about using rice husks to make batteries. 07.28.13

The Energy Collective's Jessica Kennedy quoted PNNL's Carl Imhoff in a story about transactive energy management. 07.27.13

Nature and Scientific American magazines, as well as dozens of other media, featured a carbon storage field test led by PNNL to see if CO2 can be safely and permanently stored one-half mile underground in ancient basalt flows. 07.26.13

Scientific American's Plugged In blog and Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide reported on a PNNL-developed concentrating solar power system that improves the efficiency of natural gas power plants. 07.26.13

Nature, and Scientific American, as well as dozens of other media, featured a carbon storage field test led by PNNL at Wallula, Wash. to see if CO2 can be safely and permanently stored one-half mile underground in basalt flows. 07.26.13

Rooftop HVAC control manufacturer Bes-Tech reported its Digi-RTU control product is the only one on the market that addresses HVAC energy efficiency areas identified by PNNL. 07.24.13

AltEnergyMag and other outlets reported that PNNL is part of Washington state's "world-class power sector" and a partner with Washington State University's Energy Systems Innovation Center in stories about the university receiving a grant for electric power engineering students. 07.22.13

Science Magazine covered research by PNNL's Mike Brambley and Guopeng Liu about the potential of building controls to reduce energy costs.  07.19.13

Electric Light & Power, R&D Magazineand other outlets cited PNNL research that found small fast food restaurants can reduce energy use by up to 45 percent in stories about cutting new DOE funding to help small commercial buildings cut their energy costs. 07.18.13

DOE featured PNNL's Mike Brambley in a Q&A about his research on advanced building controls. 07.17.13

IEEE Spectrum's Katherine Tweed reported PNNL is developing acoustic modeling tools that can identify cracks or corrosion in nuclear power plants as part of a story about Minnesota's Monticello nuclear power plant. 07.16.13

EnergyBiz published an essay by PNNL's Michael Kintner-Meyer about how energy storage can advance the nation's electric system and its current status in the United States and abroad. 07.13

Sustainable Business Oregon's Andy Giegerich reported that PNNL is a partner in an Oregon State University project examining whether cleaning up hazardous waste sites creates worse chemicals than those being eradicated. 07.09.13

A previous study by Mark Wigmosta's group about the resources necessary to grow algae as biofuel was mentioned in a CBSNews.com story, which was carried by several CBS outlets around the country. 07.08.13

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel mentioned PNNL in a story about leaf cutter ants and biofuels. 07.08.13

UK-based Green Futures magazine quoted PNNL's Andrea Copping in a story about the PNNL-developed Tethys online database for marine and hydrokinetic power development. 07.05.13

ChEnected, a blog of AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers), reported on a 5-megawatt energy storage system installed in Salem, Ore., as part of the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. 07.05.13

Northwest Public Radio, Climate News Network's, UPI and several other outlets covered PNNL's research on building controls that reduce energy costs. 07.05.13

Associated Press, Northwest Public Radio, Tri-City Herald, KNDU-TV and KVEW-TV reported on a project involving PNNL and others to test a 500 kWh lithium-ion battery in the Northwest, including at a wind farm, a substation and a solar array on PNNL's campus. The AP story was posted by multiple regional and national news outlets, including Bloomberg Businessweek. 07.02.13

National Geographic News' Josie Garthwaite reported on a joint PNNL- Bonneville Power Administration study on storing excess wind energy as compressed air below ground in volcanic rock. Discovery News also did a video story on the project, while Slashdot, Grist and others posted summaries of the National Geographic story. 07.01.13

PNNL's Michael Kintner-Meyer and Ian Kraucunas talk about power plant planning in an uncertain future in Public Utilities Fortnightly. 07.01.13

Power Magazine's Robert Peltier cites PNNL's finding that 1 MW of fast energy storage power regulation resources such as flywheels have twice the value of average, conventional power regulation resources in a story about the resurgence of flywheel maker Beacon Power. 07.01.13

Power Magazine's Sonal Patel reported on a joint PNNL-Bonneville Power Administration study examining storing excess wind power with compressed air energy storage at two Northwest sites. 07.01.13

Peninsula Daily News and the Tri-City Herald reported that PNNL's Jennifer States was named a 2013 Influencer in the wind industry by Windpower Engineering & Development magazine 07.01.13

A study by PNNL's Mark Wigmosta and Erik Venteris about U.S. potential to grow algae as biofuel was included in a wrap-up about the subject in Laboratory Equipment. 06.27.13

The Tri-City Herald published a story on two PNNL workers who received minor radiation doses after being exposed to tritium during a research project in mid-May. While the radiation exposure is roughly comparable to the level of radiation exposure someone would get on a cross-country flight, the incident piqued the Herald’s interest after it was called out in a recent Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board report. 06.27.13

Public radio reporter Courtney Flatt quoted PNNL’s Tom Brouns in a story about carbon capture and sequestration at PNNL and the Northwest, and how it could be impacted by President Obama’s new climate action plan. Two different versions – one for broadcast, the other for the Internet – were posted by Northwest Public Radio, Oregon Public Broadcasting and Boise State Public Radio. 06.26.13

Smart Grid News' Jesse Berst quoted comments by PNNL's Carl Imhoff previously reported by Sustainable Business Oregon about transactive energy. 06.25.13

MIT News quoted PNNL's Dave Heldebrant in a story about an MIT carbon capture method. Electronic Component News & Laboratory Equipment reposted the story. 06.25.13

Xconomy, Fierce Energy, Buildings, Clean Technica, and several other trade publications covered PNNL's research on building controls that reduce energy costs. 06.24.13

Greentech Media's Eric Wesoff, North American Windpower, RenewGrid and others reported that PNNL is partnering with Primus Power on a Bonneville Power Administration-funded project to test Primus' 250-kilowatt flow batteries for grid-scale energy storage. 06.20.13

PhysOrg mentioned PNNL in a story about the rate-limiting step in a steam-benzene catalytic reaction. 06.19.13

Sustainable Business Oregon's Andy Giegerich reported on a joint PNNL-Bonneville Power Administration study that identified two compressed air energy storage sites to store Northwest wind power. 06.13.13

Technology Review's Kevin Bullis highlighted two carbon-binding technologies – PNNL's organic liquid and MIT's electrically reversible amine solution – in a story about research to reduce the cost of carbon capture at power plants. 06.12.13

PNNL's work on LED light testing was mentioned in articles in the Oregonian and in a popular sustainability blog. 06.11.13

Gizmodo, Greentech Media and EarthTechling reported on a 5-megawatt battery installed by Portland General Electric as part of the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. 06.11.13

Green Conduct's Sean Carroll reported on a joint PNNL-Bonneville Power Administration study examining compressed air energy storage for Northwest wind power. 06.11.13

DOE's Pulse featured PNNL's renewable jet fuel research, along with a 90 Seconds of Discovery video on Biofuels for Jet Engines. 06.10.13

DOE's Energy Blog posted a feature about a 5-megawatt battery unveiled in Salem, Ore. as part of the Battelle-run Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. 06.07.13

Intelligent Utility published a column by Ron Willoughby and Kelly Warner that cited a PNNL estimate that the U.S. could save a total of 56.9 megawatt-hours of energy with conservation voltage reduction. 06.04.13

DOE's Energy Blog featured PNNL's Grid LAB-D open-source smart grid modeling tool in a post by Assistant Energy Secretary Patricia Hoffman. EarthTechling reposted the article. 06.04.13

Outlets such as Renewable Energy Magazine and Electric Cooperative Today continue to cover the joint PNNL-Bonneville Power Administration study examining compressed air energy storage for Northwest wind power. 0.6.03.13

The Tri-City Herald, featured an article about PNNL's Mark Triplett and his support provided to Fukushima in recent months via a new State Department program allowing him to offer his expertise to Japan on radioactive contamination cleanup. 06.01.13

Wind Power Engineering & Development Magazine named PNNL's Jennifer States a 2013 "influencer" in the wind power industry. 06.01.13

PNNL's Eric Richman was quoted in a story in Electrical Contractor about building controls. 06.13

NBCNews.com, Statesman Journal (Salem, Ore.), Platts Inside Energy Extra, Green Car Congress, FierceSmartGrid and other outlets reported the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project will test smart grid technologies and approaches with a 5-megawatt battery unveiled May 31 by demonstration project participant Portland General Electric. 05.31.13

Smart Grid Today's Sean Lyngaas quoted PNNL's Ron Melton, who is also administrator of the Gridwise Architecture Council, in a story summarizing the 1st International Conference and Workshop on Transactive Energy, which ran May 23-24 in Portland, Ore. 05.30.13

LiveScience and Algae Industry Magazine featured stories on water resources being adequate for creation of algae fuel. 05.24.13

A number of online news outlets, including Offshore Wind, continued to report that PNNL, a research partner in the WindFloat Pacific Demonstration Project of tidal turbines near Coos Bay, Ore., will participate in town hall meetings led by project leader Principal Power. 05.23.13

Several publications, including UPI, Fierce Energy, Green Car Reports, and KONA, featured stories on water resources being adequate for creation of algae fuel. 05.21.13

Sustainable Business Oregon's Andy Giegerich reported that PNNL, the Gridwise Architecture Council and others are involved in the First International Conference and Workshop on Transactive Energy, which runs May 23-24 in Portland, Ore. 05.21.13

Northwest Public Radio and several other regional public radio stations and networks broadcast an interview with PNNL senior advisor to Fukushima, Mark Triplett, regarding his ongoing interaction with Japanese government staff and contractors in cleanup and remediation efforts following the nuclear disaster that hit the country more than two years ago. 05.20.13

Tri-City Herald's, Annette Cary, The Columbian's Erik Florip, GigaOm's Ucilia Wang, Green Car Congress and others reported on PNNL research with Bonneville Power Administration examining compressed air energy storage for excess Northwest wind power. The Washington Post republished the GigaOm story and Yakima Herald-Republic reposted the Tri-City Herald story. 05.20.13

DOE Energy Blog posted an essay by DOE Solar Program Manager Minh Le that mentions PNNL’s concentrated solar power research. 05.14.13

DOE's Energy Blog posted an essay by DOE Solar Program Manager Minh Le that mentions PNNL's concentrated solar power research. 05.14.13

The AP and Tri-City Herald quote PNNL scientist Larry Chick about a Richland High School student who won the state science fair for creating her own solar cells using zinc oxide. 05.13.13

EED researcher Jie Xiao's comments about battery research at MIT were carried by several outlets, including Nanowerk and IEEE Spectrum. 05.13.13

Former PNNL scientist Langdon Holton, now senior technical authority for DOE's Vit Plant and a member of Chu's expert panel, comments on technical 'snags' that challenge treatment of Hanford's nuclear waste and conversion to glass logs for disposal in an article by Scientific American. 05.09.13

Technology analysis and consulting firm Research and Markets mentioned PNNL in a report on commercialization of lithium ion batteries. 05.08.13

UtilityDrive's Malena Amusa quoted PNNL's Ron Melton in a story about the First International Transactive Energy Conference and Workshop, which will take place May 23-24 in Portland, Ore. 05.06.13

Greentech Media’s Jeff St. John mentioned PNNL’s Pacific Northwest GridWise™ Demonstration project on Washington state’s Olympic Peninsula as an example of how smart appliances can help regulate power grid frequency in a story about news coverage by the UK’s Daily Mail newspaper on smart appliance protests. 05.02.13

Technology analysis and consulting firm Navigant Research reported on PNNL's development of a conformable fuel storage tank design for natural gas vehicles in a roundup of natural gas research funded by DOE's ARPA-E. 04.26.13

New York Times' Henry Fountain quotes PNNL's Michael Kintner-Meyer and reports on PNNL technology in a story about grid-friendly charging for electric vehicles. 04.24.13

NEMA (the National Electrical Manufacturers Association) reported that PNNL and Sandia National Laboratories helped a working group establish the first-ever protocol for measuring the performance of energy storage systems. 04.22.13

Chemistry World's, James Urquhart, Technology Review's Kevin Bullis, PV Tech's Felicity Carus, and other news outlets quoted PNNL's Bob Wegeng in stories about PNNL's concentrated solar power system for natural gas power plants. DOE also published a blog post on the project. 04.19.13

The Sequim Gazette reported that PNNL's Josh Myers was a mentor of the Sequim High School Robotics Team, which competed in the FIRST Robotics Seattle Regional Competition March 28-30. 04.16.13

MotorTrend Magazine's Frank Markus featured research by PNNL's Kevin Simmons developing conformable fuel tanks using a friction-stir welding method in a story about ARPA-E-funded research for natural gas vehicles. Story is online now, but will also be published in MotorTrend's June print edition. 04.15.13

MotorTrend Magazine's Frank Markus featured research by PNNL's Kevin Simmons developing conformable fuel tanks using a friction-stir welding method in a story about ARPA-E-funded research for natural gas vehicles. Story is online now, but will also be published in MotorTrend's June print edition. 04.15.13

Tri-City Herald, Green Car Congress, Penn Energy, Energy Central and many other news outlets reported on PNNL’s project to develop a concentrating solar power system that reduces fuel consumption and emissions at natural gas power plants. 04.11.13

New Technology Magazine, which covers Canadian oil and gas technology, quoted PNNL’s Bob Wegeng in a story about a concentrated solar power system for natural gas power plants. See PNNL’s new release for more information on the technology. 04.11.13

New York Times' Matt Wald, ClimateWire's Umair Irfan, and R&D Magazine reported on a project led by PNNL's Bob Wegeng that involves developing a concentrating solar power system to increase the energy content of natural gas, which allows natural gas power plants to reduce their carbon emissions. 04.10.13

LEDs Magazine ran a story on a recent report from the Solid-State Lighting Group on environmental testing of LED lights compared to more traditional lights. 04.08.13

The White House blog quotes Vorbeck Materials' Christy Martin as describing the company's work with PNNL to develop graphene battery technologies in a post about DOE's America's Next Top Energy Innovator Program. 04.05.13

FuelCellsWorks mentioned PNNL in a story about how adding certain elements to a catalyst can speed the catalyst up to 5 times the original rate. 04.02.13

Chemical & Engineering News' A. Maureen Rouhi mentioned PNNL's Sarah Widder in a podcast about women in chemistry. 04.01.13

The Herald of Everett, Wash., and North County Outlook of Marysville, Wash., reported that Snohomish PUD participated in a PNNL-organized summit on cyber security for the electric grid. 04.01.13

Chemical Engineering Progress Magazine mentioned Sarah Widder's environmental impact analysis of the AIChE meeting in an editorial about AIChE's apprentice program. 04.01.13

NGV Global reported on ARPA-E research by PNNL's Kevin Simmons to develop conformable fuel storage tanks for compressed natural gas vehicles. 03.26.13

The AIChE newsletter carried a brief about an algae study by PNNL's Erik Venteris. The study was also covered in Scientific American. 03.26.13

The Associated Press reported on research by the University of Maine, PNNL's John Vavrinec (who did the work when he was a student at UMaine), and others, on how a sea urchin harvest boom led to an increase in urchin predators near Maine. The Portland (Me.) Press Herald, The Boston Globe and other news websites posted the story. 03.25.13

The Tri-City Herald and KVEW TV announced that PNNL has been hired by Kurion to test its modular vitrification system with low-activity radioactive material at an engineering scale for potential use on Hanford waste. 03.20.13

Scientific American reported on a PNNL study that found 14 percent of land in the contiguous United States is suitable for growing algae for biofuel, indicating there’s more land than is needed to replace some of the U.S.'s imported oil used for transportation with algal biofuel. Yahoo! News and other news websites reposted the story. 03.20.13

Chemical & Engineering News' Melody Bomgardner quoted PNNL's Ewa Ronnebro and described her research developing a metal hydride material to improve thermal solar energy storage in a round-up of noteworthy projects presented at the annual ARPA-E summit in February. 03.18.13

Northwest Public Radio's Courtney Flatt quoted PNNL's Michael Kintner-Meyer in a story about PNNL's Grid Friendly EV Charger Controller device and its ability to help regulate the power grid. The story was also aired by Oregon Public Broadcasting. 03.15.13

Several trade publications and websites continue to cover the PNNL-AeroVironment license agreement including Power Magazine, Power Engineering, and Green Technology World. 03.14.13

The Japan Times' Eric Johnston reported that PNNL's Mark Triplett is one of three U.S. experts that visited Japan in February to assist with technical and environmental issues related to the 2011 meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear power plant. 03.11.13

The Tri-City Herald published a story on a commercial licensing agreement that will lead to the manufacture and distribution of a PNNL-developed technology designed to allow widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles without negatively impacting the electrical grid. 03.08.13

Several trade publications and websites, including Electric Cars Report, Smart Grid News, Smart Grid, Green Car Congress, and Auto Channel, covered the announcement of a commercial licensing agreement that will lead to the manufacture and distribution of a PNNL-developed technology that allows widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles without negatively impacting the electrical grid. 03.07.13

LED Journal reported that PNNL's Jeff McCullough and Naomi Miller will present at a DOE-organized April 4 webinar titled "Solid-State Lighting: Highlighting Indoor Applications." 03.06.13

Ocean News reported on Tethys, the PNNL-developed database of information on ocean energy and its potential environmental impacts. 03.01.13

Green Car Congress reported on Battelle's Grid Command software, which is based on the PNNL-developed open source software Grid LAB-D. 02.26.13

The Chicago Tribune reported on a joint project between PNNL, Bonneville Power Administration, Powin Energy and others to test the ability of 120-kW batteries to balance the power grid and integrate intermittent renewable energy onto the grid. The story also ran in The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.) and was picked up by KGW-TV (Portland, Ore.) and Intelligent Utility. 02.24.13

LightNow blog posted a story on an American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy report about power utility involvement in building code-related work. The report recommends a framework based on the new Progress Indicator methodology used by DOE and PNNL for calculating savings from improved code compliance. 02.20.13

Renewable Energy Focus, Offshore Wind, Marine Link and others listed PNNL as a partner in the Principal Power-led WindFloat tidal turbine project off the Oregon coast. 02.20.13

Green Building & Design Magazine features an interview with PNNL's Naomi Miller about her lighting research. 02.20.13

Electric Co-op Today reported that PNNL is refining algorithms for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association's Open Modeling Framework, which is a suite of computer programs that analyze the performance of power system components. Smart Grid News' Jesse Berst also reported on the project and PNNL’s role. 02.18.13

SmartGridLibrary reported on the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project in a story about distributed and transactive energy. 02.18.13

Columbus Business First journal featured an article on PNNL-developed battery-enhancing technology to Vorbeck Materials Corporation that slashed the charging time of lithium-ion batteries. 02.15.13

KNDU-TV’s Lisa Loevsky featured PNNL's Pete McGrail in a story about PNNL's military adsorption chiller research. 02.14.13

Chemical & Engineering News's Mitch Jacoby quoted PNNL's Jason Zhang in a story about battery safety. 02.11.13

The DOD Energy Blog reported on the first phase of the Smart Power Infrastructure Demonstration for Energy Reliability and Security, a.k.a. SPIDERS, project, and mentioned that PNNL is assessing a microgrid power distribution system that was installed at a Hawaii Naval facility as part of the project. 02.11.13

Green Car Congress, HydroReview, Subsea World News, Offshore Wind and other news outlets reported DOE launched Tethys, an ocean energy database, and an accompanying PNNL report that describes research on environmental effects and monitoring methods for ocean power. 02.08.13

Greentech's Jeff St. John reported that Battelle and Midwest utility AEP are adapting the PNNL-developed GridLAB-D open-source smart grid software into a new tool called Grid Command. 02.07.13

Popular Science's Rose Conry quoted PNNL's Rob Pratt as saying a smart grid could have helped quickly troubleshoot the Feb. 3 power outage at the Super Bowl. The Christian Science Monitor repeated Pratt's quote in an editorial piece by a guest blogger. 02.05.13

Architectural Record quotes PNNL's Rob Pratt regarding the potential that the nation's grid could be fundamentally changed by consumers who install their own power generation capabilities. 02.01.13

The Record of northern New Jersey quoted PNNL's Jason Tuenge in a story about the Holland Tunnel switching to light-emitting diode lightings. 01.25.13

The USGlass News Network quoted Rahul Athalye on energy consumption as it relates to use of glass in buildings. Athalye was a participant in a panel discussion at the Glass Association of North America's Annual Conference. 01.24.13

The Tri-City Herald and KVEW-TV reported PNNL's recent $2.8 million award to adapt a technology for a military application. 01.24.13

C&E News announced the American Chemical Society will honor PNNL researchers with a team award for their technology used on submarines. 01.21.13

The Tri-City Herald reported on a visit by Tokyo Electric Power Company representatives to PNNL and Hanford to learn more about cleanup techniques that may be applicable to the Fukushima plant. 01.18.13

A Seattle Times article on Boeing's 787 Dreamliner and lithium ion batteries quotes PNNL's Jason Zhang. 01.17.13

Northwest Public Radio and Oregon Public Broadcasting quoted PNNL's Rich Brown and Brett Pflugrath about PNNL research leading to development of fish-friendly dam turbines. 01.16.13

ClimateWire's Amanda Peterka mentioned that PNNL is partnering with Imperium Renewables to develop renewable aviation fuels in a story about aviation biofuels. 01.16.13

GreentechMedia featured an article about the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. 01.10.13

A Reuters column about LED lighting cited a 2012 PNNL report that found LED lights have a smaller environmental impact than compact fluorescent lights. The column was reposted on multiple media sites. 01.09.13

A Tri-City Herald editorial lauds PNNL for its recent FLC Excellence in Technology Transfer awards, two of which were for Energy and Environment Directorate technologies. 01.07.13

PNNL's fungal research related to biofuels development is featured in Biofuels Digest and EarthTechling. 01.07.13

The Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project is highlighted in a Christian Science Monitor blog article on public investments in clean energy. 01.05.13

The Tri-City Herald, Biomass magazine and other media reported a $2.4 million award from DOE to PNNL for fungal-related biofuels research. 01.04.13

2012

PNNL's Sarah Widder was profiled by Douglas Clark for the Women in Chemistry series, a feature of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers' blog. 12.19.12

Media outlets continue to cover the JCESR Battery Hub, including the Christian Science Monitor, Grand Rapids Business Journal, Energy Daily, Earth Techling, and others. 12.10.12

Tri-City Herald's Annette Cary, KNDU-TV's Lisa Loevsky and KVEW-TV's Josh Peterson reported on PNNL's newly remodeled Aquatic Research Laboratory and the research related to fish passage at hydroelectric dams, waste cleanup and climate change that takes place there. The story also ran in the Seattle Times, The News Tribune and The Bellingham Herald. 12.06.12

Xconomy's Benjamin Romano mentioned the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project in a roundup of Seattle technology-related business news. 12.05.12

The Tri-City Herald ran an article about PNNL's $1.6 million ARPA-E grant to improve the efficiency of transmission lines up to 30 percent. 11.30.12

The Columbian reported that ARPA-E awarded PNNL. $1.6 million to develop high-performance computing algorithms and software to manage power transmission lines in the electric grid more efficiently. 11.28.12

St. Louis Beacon's Jo Seltzer quoted PNNL’s Michael Kintner-Meyer as saying smart appliances can help overcome the intermittent nature of renewable energy in a feature story on Washington University's research into renewable energy. 11.26.12

Tri-City Herald reported that PNNL's Graham Parker has been named to the Energy Managers Hall of Fame. 11.17.12

The Citrus County Chronicle of Florida quoted PNNL's Vince Vermeul in a story about a licensing and safety hearing on a proposed nuclear plant for which the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's environmental impact statement is being challenged. 11.15.12

Analysis of PNNL data finds more efficient power grid can save consumers money The Energy Fix blog reported on the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative analysis of PNNL data that found "increasing the power grid's efficiency by 9% equates to saving more than 400 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity each year." 11.14.12

PNNL's Henry Huang discusses using high-performance computing to improve the power grid InformationWeek quoted PNNL's Henry Huang on the use of high-performance computing to improve the power grid and mentioned PNNL research using approximate matching to find patterns in different data sets in a story about national lab contributions at Supercomputing. 11.14.12

PhysOrg, Science Codex, Electronic Component News and other science news websites reposted a news release about PNNL research presented at the Supercomputing 2012 conference. 11.14.12

Xconomy quoted PNNL's Ron Melton discussing the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project in a story about Seattle-based 3TIER providing wind forecasts for the project. 11.13.12

SmartMeters.com reported the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project's two-way communication signal has gone live. 11.12.12

National Geographic News quoted PNNL's Jeff Dagle as indicating utilities might be able to justify new infrastructure investments to prevent power outages as a result of the damages caused by Hurricane Sandy 11.02.12

LED Journal reported that PNNL's Michael Poplawski discussed the challenges and opportunities associated with developing dimmable LED lights during a webinar hosted by LED Journal. 11.01.12

The Tri-City Herald reports on the go-live of the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. 10.27.12

The Sequim Gazette reported PNNL's Marine Sciences Laboratory is testing an absorbent capable of extracting trace amounts of uranium in the ocean that could be a possible nuclear power fuel source. 10.24.12

The Seattle Times reported on the go-live of the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project at the University of Washington. The event also was covered by other news outlets, including Sustainable Business Oregon, Climate Wire, EnergyBiz, OPB, and others. 10.23.12

DWM reported on the final results of PNNL's research examining the energy savings potential of highly insulating windows. 10.22.12

Forbes’ Green Tech blog included a story on PNNL’s Distributed Wind Policy Comparison Tool following a pitch to San Francisco-based reporter Ucilia Wang. The Forbes family of blogs are some of the more widely-read media blogs. 10.19.12

Several news outlets published a story about Ukraine starting three syngas plants that included a quote from PNNL's George Muntean about coal gasification. 10.18.12

Energy Business Review and other outlets reported that PNNL is a partner with FuelCellEnergy in a story about the company’s project to use fuel cells to separate carbon dioxide from coal power plant emissions. 10.17.12

Smart Grid Blog & News reported on PNNL's smart grid modeling tool, GridLAB-D. 10.12.12

Greenwire's Phil Taylor quoted PNNL's Andrea Copping as discussing how offshore wind developers can reduce their projects' impact on right whales at the American Wind Energy Association's offshore wind power conference in Virgina Beach, Va. 10.11.12

Rachel Berkowitz of Physics Today's Down to Earth blog quoted PNNL's Rich Hallen in a post about PNNL's research with Imperium Renewables of Grays Harbor, Wash., to develop aviation biofuels. 10.05.12

A news release announcing a commercialization agreement designed to produce improved batteries for renewable energy storage continues to receive pick-up in the energy trade press. 10.05.12

The Tri-City Herald reported that batteries for renewable energy storage that researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory helped develop will be commercialized in Western Washington. The story was also picked up in other publications, including Smart Grid News, Green Car Congress, and others. 10.04.12

C&E News, Control Engineering and Plant Engineering all mention contributions by PNNL's Gary Gill to a collaborative research project examining methods to extract uranium from seawater as an alternative nuclear fuel source. 09.19.12

Architectural Lighting and Earth Techling reported on PNNL's life-cycle analysis and comparison of the environmental impacts of LED, CFL and incandescent lights, which found LED are more environmentally friendly. 09.18.12

Science magazine's Jane Lee mentioned PNNL's research studying sound's impact on fish in a feature story on retiring bioacoustician Arthur Popper, who once worked at PNNL. 09.14.12

Exchange Monitor's GHG Monitor published an article with comments from PNNL's Tom Brouns and Robert Dahowski on China's investment in the Texas Clean Energy Project involving the Summit Power Group out of Seattle. 09.14.12

Space.com’s Jeremy Hsu reported on a lunar mining panel facilitated by PNNL’s Bob Wegeng at the Space 2012 conference of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. The panelists had hypothetical conversations with President Obama and presidential candidate Romney on why the U.S. should mine the moon. Fox News and several other outlets reposted the story. 09.12.12

Yahoo! News, and other various websites, posted a news release announcing the Lithium Battery Power 2012 conference, which will run Dec. 4-5 in Las Vegas, and mentions that PNNL's Jason Zhang will be a presenter. 09.11.12

Northwest Public Radio’s Courtney Flatt, Fierce Energy, Energy Central and other news outlets reported on PNNL research that found light-emitting diode light bulbs are more environmentally friendly than compact fluorescent and incandescent bulbs. 09.07.12

DOE's Energy Blog cited PNNL research that found 17 percent of U.S. oil imports for transportation could be replaced with U.S.-grown algae in a post about algal biofuel. The Capital Research Center, a think tank that examines the "politics of nonprofits," cited a different aspect of this research, which also found that U.S.-grown algae for biofuel production would require land about the size of South Carolina and about 25 percent of U.S water currently being used for crop irrigation in a column critical of algal biofuel. 09.05.12

The Oregonian's Scott Learn reported on PNNL research that found light-emitting diode light bulbs are more environmentally friendly than compact fluorescent and incandescent bulbs. Greenwire reposted the story. 09.05.12

The Sequim Gazette and Peninsula Daily news published stories on Battelle's decision to decline to be annexed into the City of Sequim and remain in Clallam County. The MSL is currently adequately served by its existing sewer and water resources, and annexation would require a significant financial investment on Battelle's part to help the city extend its utilities to the MSL property. 08.29.12

Reuters and various news websites reposted a news release that stated PNNL will present at LEDs 2012, a conference that examines the future of LED lighting and runs Oct. 10-12 in San Diego. 08.23.12

Biomass Magazine's Luke Geiver quoted PNNL's Mike Lilga in a story about the equipment that biomass and biofuels researchers use. 08.22.12

Earth2Tech quoted PNNL’s Gary Gill and Greenwire mentioned PNNL in separate stories about PNNL-ORNL research to test an improved method to extract uranium from seawater to fuel nuclear power plants. EIN Presswire, PhysOrg, R&D Magazine, Washington Clean Technology Alliance and others reposted a PNNL news release on the subject. The American Chemical Society and ORNL also mentioned PNNL in their own news releases on the subject.  08.21.12

The Tri-City Herald included mention of PNNL in its weekly Monday "Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down" column for "once again developing cutting-edge technology that continues to amaze." The reference was to last week's announcement that PNNL is receiving $1 million from DOE to continue research that replaces metal in vehicle's with lightweight materials reinforced with carbon fibers. 08.20.12

eSource Blog's Mary Horsey reported on a talk by PNNL's Jim Dirks about measuring miscellaneous electric loads on building energy usage during the Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, which was organized by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. 08.17.12

Chron and Reuters reported that former PNNL bio-based chemical researcher Todd Werpy has been appointed vice president of research and development at Archer Daniels Midland. 08.16.12

DOE will fund seven new projects designed to speed up the development of materials for next-generation vehicles. PNNL leads one project and is partnering in another. More> 08.15.12

Oregon Public Broadcasting did a story on the Army's Net-Zero Water program and efforts to reduce water usage at Oregon's Camp Rilea. The reporter spoke with PNNL water efficiency engineer Kate McMordie for the story. 08.15.12

R&D Magazine featured an article about PNNL's recent R&D 100 Award technology that scrubs CO2 from submarine environments. The Advanced Carbon Dioxide Removal Unit (ACRU) uses a granular version of self-assembled monolayers on mesoporous supports (SAMMS) technology developed by PNNL in the 1990s. 08.14.12

Biofuels Digest' Jim Lane reported that PNNL biofuels research partner LanzaTech and nylon producer INVISTA have signed a joint development agreement to convert industrial waste gas carbon monoxide into butadiene. PNNL and LanzaTech have already developed a thermochemical conversion that makes butadiene out of 2, 3-butanediol. 08.13.12

ZDnet reported that PNNL is working with FuelCell Energy to develop hybrid solid oxide fuel cell battery systems that can run the Navy's unmanned undersea vehicles. 08.13.12

The Tri-City Herald announced that PNNL scientist Langdon Holton will be included in Energy Secretary Chu's group of technical experts who will take a fresh look at Hanford's Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant and its black cells and provide input.

Washington Green Tech blog reported that Mulkiteo, Wash., energy storage developer UniEnergy Technologies, which licensed battery technologies developed at PNNL, recently met with a delegation from Liaoning Province, China, "to foster collaboration between the two economic areas on the development and commercialization of clean technology including advanced energy storage."

Science blog BoingBoing included a story titled "What's wrong with the American grid," that points out while there are problems with the American electrical grid, a blackout of the severity seen in India recently is highly unlikely in this country. Two PNNL staff were interviewed for the story, and comments provided by the staff were used to explain how the U.S. grid works in other BoingBoing stories on the India blackout. 08.03.12

Reuters, Marketwatch and other news websites published an Algae Biomass Organization news release that lists PNNL's Michael Huesemann and Mark Wigmosta as speakers at the Algae Biomass Summit, Sept. 24-27, in Denver. 08.01.12

Building Green's Erin Weaver described a life-cycle analysis of LED light bulbs compiled by PNNL for DOE. 08.01.12

Power Magazine featured PNNL's super-efficient small solid oxide fuel cell system and quoted PNNL's Vincent Sprenkle in a story about major developments in solid oxide fuel cells. 08.01.12

Core Technologies blog reported on a super-efficient, small-scale solid oxide fuel cell system developed by PNNL. 07.30.12

CleanTechnica cited a 2010 PNNL report that estimated a smart electrical power grid could decrease annual electric energy use and utility sector carbon emissions at least 12 percent by 2030. 07.27.12

FuelCellToday, the Hartford Courant and the Hartford Business Journal reported that PNNL is part of a team working with Connecticut company FuelCell Energy to develop a hybrid solid oxide fuel cell battery power system for large unmanned underwater vehicles for the U.S. Navy. FuelCell Energy put out a news release announcing funding for the project. 07.27.12

KNDU-TV's Jane Sander and Tri-City Herald's Annette Cary report on the test of power demand-shifting technologies by Benton PUD . The test is part of the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project, which is led by Battelle. PNNL’s Ron Melton is quoted in the KNDU story. The Herald story was republished on several websites, including Smarter Utility and Green Technology World. 07.24.12

Fierce Government IT's Molly Bernhart Walker quoted PNNL's Carl Imhoff in a story about DOE’s new Electricity Subsector Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model. 07.24.12

PhysOrg quoted PNNL's Praveen Thallapally in a story about molecular cages stretching to fit more metal inside. 07.23.12

Tri-City Herald and Energy Central reported that PNNL is receiving $1 million from DOE to research a new material that could extend the lifetime of nuclear fuel, reducing the cost of electricity production. 07.20.12

Local Tri-Cities media covered a story on an Irvine, Calif.-based company, Kurion, that is moving to the Tri-Cities. Kurion will use PNNL to test the viability of Kurion's new vitrification system. Kurion recently purchased the company Geosafe, which is based on a PNNL in situ vitrification technology developed at the laboratory in the 1980s. 07.19.12

IEEE Spectrum's Dave Levitan quoted PNNL's Jun Liu as an outside expert on new technology that adds supercapacitors to flow batteries. 07.18.12

Green Car Congress, Lab Manager Magazine, Pennsylvania Business Central and Power Engineering Magazine reported that PNNL is one of the recipients of $13 million in new DOE funding to research nuclear energy technologies. PNNL will work with Pennsylvania State University to "assess instruments that allow operators to better monitor changes in nuclear reactor material properties." 07.18.12

Northwest Public Radio and Oregon Public Radio featured an article on PNNL's involvement in developing a model that will allow energy utilities to assess their cybersecurity online. 07.17.12

CleanTechnica reported that PNNL contributed to the development of Advanced Energy Design Guides in a story about NREL and DOE helping hospitals become more energy efficient. 07.17.12

Washington State University announced that PNNL will participate in a WSU-sponsored community event on July 25 in Richland that highlights the intersection between biofuels development and hydroplane boat racing. 07.16.12

Green Car Congress's Mike Millikin reported that PNNL won one of 13 project awards from APRA-E to advance natural gas vehicle technologies. 07.12.12

Window & Door magazine's Katy Devlin discussed the Windows Volume Purchase Program's role in encouraging the gradual replacement and retrofit of windows in existing constructions with more energy-efficient R-5 windows in a story about the future of DOE's window efforts in light of reduced funding for such work. 07.10.12

Contracting News reported that PNNL's Kris Subbarao and co-authors received an award for a paper on building energy models at the ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) conference. 07.10.12

In a story on telecommuting, The Innovation Files website cited PNNL research that found a fully deployed smart grid could reduce carbon dioxide emissions within the national electric power sector by 12 percent by 2030. 07.10.12

Plastics News’ Mike Verespej cited PNNL as one of the institutions that has researched injection molded long-glass-fiber composites. 07.09.12

Door and Window Manufacturer (DWM) Magazine quoted PNNL's Dan Gaspar discussing new coatings that allow more natural light to enter in a story about emerging DOE research to improve windows. The U.S. Glass News Network also published the story. 07.03.12

Sheet Metal Journal's Jessica Kirby interviewed PNNL's Ron Jarnagin for a question-and-answer piece about his leadership vision for ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers), for which he is currently serving as president. 07.01.12

The New Energy News blog on the Renewable Electricity Futures Study, to which PNNL contributed. 07.01.12

The Tri-City Herald reported that PNNL will host a professional class on carbon capture and storage on July 31. 06.28.12

Environmental Leader cited PNNL's finding that commercial buildings can save 25 to 35 percent on their heating and cooling bills with energy-efficient controls in a story about Toronto’s failed efforts to save money with retrofits. 06.28.12

R&D Magazine reported that PNNL contributed to a new tool that can help utilities evaluate their cyber security readiness. 06.28.12

Multiple outlets – including Green Car Congress, R&D Magazine and Nanowerk – mention PNNL or EMSL in a story about a yolk-like anode for lithium ion batteries. 06.28.12

The A to Z of Materials and Printed Electronics World mentioned PNNL and Vorbeck in a story about R&D 100-award-winning use of graphene in lithium ion batteries. 06.25.12

Columbia Basin Bulletin, Offshore Wind, Sub Sea World News and Lab Manager Magazine reported on PNNL's evaluation of the affects that pile driving activity has on salmon. 06.22.12

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory learned Wednesday that it has won two more prestigious R&D 100 Awards. Read more… 06.20.12

Local and trade media continued to cover the announcement of PNNL's new associate laboratory directive for Energy and Environment 06.19.12

Idaho Falls’ Local News 8 and KPVI reported on the ribbon cutting of the city’s new fleet of hybrid Chevy Volts, part of PNNL’s Smart Grid Demonstration Project. 06.18.12

China and the United States are strengthening ties in reducing carbon emissions through new agreements involving energy efficiency cooperation, despite recent trade disputes over renewable energy products. 06.14.12 More

After more than two years of planning the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project (PNW-SGDP), the country's largest smart grid initiative, will officially get rolling this fall. 06.14.12 More

Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed hollow carbon nanowires (HCNWs) for use as anode material for Na-ion batteries. 06.14.12 More

Northwest Public Radio’s Courtney Flatt quoted PNNL’s Vince Sprenkle in a story about PNNL’s new, highly efficient solid oxide fuel cell system that’s designed to provide power for individual homes or neighborhoods. The Matt over Matter blog also reported on the research. 06.12.12

Something was killing young salmon in the dams of the Pacific Northwest. Every spring, tens of millions of them would swim through the hydroelectric dams of the Columbia River on their way to the ocean, and every year as many as 10 percent emerged bloodied or suffocated. For years, the exact cause remained elusive. 06/09/12 More

PNNL research partner ClearEdge Power issued a news announcement about the latest test site for combined heat and power fuel cells. 06.07.12

Among the concerns about offshore wind turbines in the Gulf of Maine is the effect power cables running to shore will have on ocean species. The power transmission cables commonly used for offshore renewable energy facilities are AC power cables, though DC cables may be used in projects that are farther from shore. Both AC and DC cables produce electromagnetic fields (EMFs). 06.06.12 More

With all system infrastructure in place and utilities finishing up the installation of smart grid asset systems across the Pacific Northwest region, a transactive control system will "go live" this fall, allowing the installed assets to start responding to electric power conditions. Though questions will remain, we believe we are taking a significant step that will move the nation closer to a more efficient, sustainable and resilient power system. 06.01.12 More

Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business reported that PNNL's Nik Qafoku wrote a chapter in a new soil sciences book. 06.01.12

PhysOrg reported on a new, small-scale solid oxide fuel cell developed by PNNL that could be used for localized power generation. 05.31.12

Green Car Congress's Mike Millikin mentioned PNNL in a story about sodium ion rechargeable batteries. 05.29.12

The Global CCS Institute published a brief on its website about PNNL’s carbon sequestration research. 05.25.12

Algae Industry Magazine reported that a PNNL-developed cross-flow membrane technology was one of three algae biofuel development technologies chosen by the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts for scale-up. 05.24.12

The Energy Intelligence Update blog reported on a recent PNNL report describing how rooftop commercial HVAC systems can be made more energy efficient. 05.22.12

KNDU filed a story on carbon capture and sequestration after interviewing PNNL's Casie Davidson and Todd Schaef about permanent underground storage of CO2. 05.22.12

C&E News' Mitch Jacoby features PNNL's Chuck Peden and Darrell Herling in an article about advanced, cleaner catalytic converters. 05.21.12

The Tri-City Herald and KNDU-TV ran  stories about the FLC Interagency Partnership Award received by PNNL and the Navy for new technology that removes carbon dioxide from submarine environments. 05.15.12
Today I Found Out mentioned PNNL's Yongsoon Shin in a story about petrification.  05.15.12

Kyodo New's Ben Dooley quoted PNNL's Wayne Johnson, Yasuo Onishi and Bruce Napier in a story about how the Japanese government hopes to apply lessons learned at Hanford to decontaminating the area surrounding the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant that was devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami last year. 05.09.12

Forbes’ contributing writer Tom Groenfeldt discusses how the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project will use data and analytics to make a business case for the smart grid. The online article reaches an audience of 25 million people from around the world. 05.09.12

KNDU-TV’s Jane Sander quoted PNNL’s Srinivas Katipamula and Shan Belew in a story about PNNL’s estimate of the potential energy savings for commercial buildings if energy-efficient controllers were installed in packaged roof-top commercial heating, ventilation and air-conditioning units. 05.08.12

Nanotimes magazine Nanotimes magazine featured an article on the use of a PNNL-developed technology for capturing carbon dioxide from submarine breathing air, which recently received the 2012 FLC Interagency Partnership Award. 05.01.12

The DOE Energy blog posted a story about a recent PNNL report on adding energy efficiency controls to commercial heating and cooling units could save an average of 38 percent in heating and cooling bills. The Texas Is Hot blog and DVIRC economic development website and XX also posted stories about this research. 04.27.12

The Global Smart Grid Federation (Canada) mentioned the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project as a “notable project” in its Global Smart Grid Federation 2012 Report.  04.26.12

CleanTechnica, Distributed Energy, Lime Energy and Product Design & Development reported on PNNL’s research examining how adding efficiency controls heating and cooling units can save energy. 04.23.12

The Chicago Tribune and Orlando Sentinel ran McClatchey’s Rob Hotakainen’s article about PNNL’s/Pete McGrail’s EMOF technology for electric vehicles. 04.21.12

Resource Investing News's Rajiv Karan Kumar quoted PNNL's Vincent Sprenkle in a story about vanadium batteries. 04.20.12

Technology Review's Mike Orcutt summarized a quote from PNN'’s Jeff Dagle about how Phasor Measurement Units will upgrade the grid just as MRIs upgraded X-Ray technology. 04.19.12

Environmental Leader, Energy Efficiency in the Home and R&D Magazine reported on PNNL research that found retrofitting commercial rooftop HVAC systems can save on heating and energy bills by an average of 25 to 35 percent. 04.16.12

ClimateWire’s Daniel Cusick, Northwest Public Radio’s Courtney Flatt and Tri-City Herald’s Annette Cary reported on a PNNL’s research into energy efficiency in heating and cooling systems. 04.12.12

Washington State University put out a news release about its new Energy Systems Innovation Center that also described WSU’s collaboration with PNNL on smart grid research. 04.11.12

The U.S. Glass News Network reported that the Glass Association of North America is evaluating a proposal by ASHRAE about the visible transmittance of glass based on analysis provided by PNNL. 04.11.12

Light Now reported that PNNL’s Jeff McCullough and Michael Myer will present in a DOE webcast about new LED and fluorescent lighting specifications. 04.10.12

PowerGrid International magazine mentioned PNNL in an article about the AEP gridSMART demonstration project (co-led by Battelle) winning an award for "Smart Grid Demonstration of the Year". 04.01.12

Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business reported that Alan Zacher was named PNNL Inventor of the Year and that the PNNL team that managed the construction of the Physical Sciences Facility Project awarded the U.S. Department of Energy’s Secretary’s Award of Excellence in Project Management. 04.01.12

Photonics.com reported on PNNL’s research developing a fluorescent biosensor out of diatoms. 03.30.12

GreenTech Grid named PNNL’s Steve Widergren as one of the “The Networked Grid 100: The movers and shakers of the smart grid in 2012.” Several online publications picked up the news. 03.30.12

Window & Door magazine noted that changes are coming to the High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program, managed by PNNL for DOE. 03.28.12

EE Times quotes PNNL's Michael Poplawski in an article about the future of LEDs and Solid State Lighting. 03.27.12

Contracting Business quoted PNNL's Ron Jarnigan in an article about indoor air quality being a must have for buildings. 03.27.12

Peninsula Daily News' Paul Gottlieb reported that a representative of PNNL's Marine Sciences Laboratory in Sequim, Wash., and others from the region would attend the JEC Composites show in Paris to promote the Olympic Composites Corridor. 03.27.12

Peninsula Daily News and The Sequim Gazette reported that the Sequim City Council’s goals for 2012-2013 include annexing property that includes PNNL’s Marine Sciences Laboratory. 03.24.12

HPAC Engineering quoted PNNL's Bing Liu and Ron Jarnigan in an article about buildings energy efficiency at a recent ASHRAE conference. 03.20.12

The Sequim Gazette's Mark St. J. Couhig quoted PNNL's Josh Myers in a story about the Sequim High School robotics team he's helping. 03.20.12

The Seattle Times’ Kyung Song mentioned PNNL’s aviation biofuel research in a story about the Northwest’s increasing focus on aviation biofuels. The story was republished in The News Tribune of Tacoma, Wash. 03.17.12

U.S. Glass News Network’s Penny Stacey wrote an article about DOE's forthcoming Commercial Building Energy Asset Rating System (to launch in October) and quoted PNNL's Nora Wang in the article. Wang conducted a webinar about the program with DOE program manager Cody Taylor. 03.15.12

Portland Daily Journal of Commerce's Lindsey O'Brien quoted PNNL's Dave Conover in an article about Portland company Powin Energy participating in an informal working group spearheaded by DOE, PNNL and Sandia, to get ahead of a formal standards-making process to determine performance metrics for utility-scale energy storage systems. 03.13.12

Biofuels Digests’ Jim Lane listed a 2004 PNNL-NREL report on the most important 12 bio-based chemicals as one of the most downloaded biomass reports from the magazine’s website. 03.12.12

KVEW News' Josh Peterson interviewed PNNL's Wayne Johnson for a story on the Fukushima nuclear accident anniversary. Video 03.12.12

The Tri-City Herald's Annette Cary interviewed PNNL's Yasuo Onishi for a story on the Fukushima nuclear accident anniversary. 03.11.12

The Baltimore Sun’s Gus Sentementes wrote an article about Jessup-Md.-based company Vorbeck Materials and its research partners, including PNNL, are using graphene to dramatically improve the performance of batteries, including those for electric vehicles. 03.10.12

The Seattle Times picked up Rob Hotakainen’s article about PNNL’s EMOF technology and how it could improve an electric vehicle’s driving range. 03.10.12

Several publications, including the Tacoma News Tribune, Spokane Spokesman-Review, The Olympian, Bellingham Herald, and others ran Rob Hotakainen’s article about PNNL’s EMOF technology and how it could improve an electric vehicle’s driving range. 03.09.12

Multiple news outlets, including The Dallas Morning News and Lexington Herald-Leader, published a story by McClatchy Newspapers’ Rob Hotakainen that featured PNNL’s ARPA-E research to improve the efficiency of A/C and heating systems in electric vehicles. PNNL’s Pete McGrail and Praveen Thallapally were quoted. 03.08.12

Tri-City Herald’s Michelle Dupler quoted Jesse Berst, who serves on the PNNL Advisory Council, as saying the Tri-Cities could lead the nation in discussions of how to take America's energy policy to the next level – including policy regarding the smart grid. 03.08.12

Business Wire and several other websites posted an IEEE news release announcing PNNL and others will speak at a March 16 conference for synchrophasor testing, validation and certification for the smart grid that’s being organized by the IEEE Conformity Assessment Program and Washington State University. 03.08.12

Tri-City Herald citied PNNL’s and Washington State University biofuel research in an editorial supporting Sen. Maria Cantwell’s efforts to bring a Federal Aviation Administration jet fuel biofuel research center to the Tri-Cities. 03.06.12

Sustainable Business Oregon’s Christina Williams reported that PNNL, Sandia National Laboratories, Powin Energy and the Bonneville Power Administration are working together to develop new large-scale energy storage technologies. 03.06.12

Peninsula Daily News’ Tom Callis quoted PNNL’s Charlie Brandt as saying Rep. Norm Dicks has supported PNNL’s national security research in a story about Dicks’ upcoming retirement. 03.04.12

Forbes columnist Jeff McMahon described PNNL's 2010 study on the U.S.'s capacity to grow algae for biofuel while discussing President Obama's Feb. 23 energy policy speech and his administration's support for Alganol Biofuels of Florida. 2.26.12

KNDU-TV's Jane Sander and Tri-City Herald's Paula Horton cited PNNL's biofuels research while reporting on Sen. Maria Cantwell's efforts to bring an FAA biofuel research center to the Tri-Cities. The senator held a media event at BSEL, at which PNNL's Jud Virden gave a speech. The story was also reposted at MSNBC, The News Tribune, and other newspapers. 02.26.12

Tri-City Herald reported that President Obama cited PNNL's algal biofuel research in his Feb. 23 energy policy speech. 02.25.12

The Tri-City Herald and other websites ran an article on INL’s announcement of adding PNNL to its list of National Scientific User Facility partners. Jud Virden was quoted. 2.24.12

Scientific Computing ran PNNL’s media alert about its ARPA-E participation. 2.24.12

The State Dept.’s Louise Fenner wrote an article about PNNL’s work with Vorbeck for the IIP Digital website. 2.24.12

While reporting on President Obama’s Feb. 23 energy policy speech, several outlets – including the New York Times , MSNBC, Bloomberg and Business Week – quoted Obama citing a PNNL finding that up to 17 percent of the oil U.S. imports for transportation could be replaced with U.S.-grown algal biofuel. 2.23.12

Fuel Cells Works and PhysOrg quoted Morris Bullock in a story about a hydrogen catalyst. 2.22.12

The NIST TechBeat blog mentions PNNL’s codes work in a brief about a funding opportunity for commercial buildings energy efficiency. 2.21.12

Popular Mechanics' David Ferris quotes PNNL's Tom Carlson in a story about how PNNL's Sensor Fish technology is helping improve hydroelectric dam efficiency and fish survival. 2.15.12

Popular Mechanics quotes PNNL's Tom Carlson in a story about the lab's Sensor Fish technology and how it has helped improve fish survival at hydroelectric dams. 02.15.12

Tri-City Herald's Annette Cary reported that PNNL partner Vorbeck was voted as one of three "America's Next Top Energy Innovators" as part of the DOE contest. 2.14.12

The Columbian newspaper printed an editorial praising the ‘forward thinking’ by DOE, BPA and PNNL for conducting the compressed air energy storage (CAES) feasibility study underway assessing potential energy storage during times of surplus wind energy. 2.9.12

Company KEMA mentions PNNL in a press announcement about its director of grid operations being named as part of the GridWise Architecture Council. PNNL administers GWAC for DOE. 2.9.12

Tri-City Herald's Michelle Dupler quoted Sen. Maria Cantwell as saying PNNL's leadership in biofuel research would make the Tri-Cities an ideal place to house a new jet fuel research center appropriated through the $63.4 billion Federal Aviation Administration funding bill that passed the U.S. Senate on Monday. The story was republished in The News Tribune (Tacoma) and Individual.com. 2.7.12

The Seattle Times, The Associated Press and more than a dozen publications and websites quoted PNNL’s Pete McGrail about a study underway to assess possible energy storage from surplus wind power using compressed air and hot water injection. 2.6.12

Chemical & Engineering News's Prachi Patel quoted PNNL's Jun Liu in a story on using graphene in fuel cell catalysts. 2.3.12

Eric Florip of The Columbian in Vancouver, Wash., quoted PNNL’s Ron Thom about a salmon habitat restoration project that Thom is involved in through the Bonneville Power Administration. KTVZ of central Oregon state also posted a Bonneville Power Administration release that quotes Thom. 1.24.12

GreenWire, ThomasNet and ECN Magazine cited a PNNL technology being used by Vorbeck Materials while reporting about DOE's America's Next Top Energy Innovator competition. 1.24.12

Science's Erik Stokstad, Scientific American's David Biello and Gizmodo's Jamie Condliffe cited a 2010 PNNL report that suggested the U.S. could supply 1 percent of its annual gasoline needs by growing such seaweed for harvest while reporting on a microbe developed by Bio Architecture Lab, Inc. that converts seaweed into ethanol. Science quoted PNNL's Guri Roesijadi. 1.19.12

Resentris released a story about its Electronic Lab Notebook software being chosen for scientific data management by the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts and mentions that PNNL is a member of the alliance. 1.17.12

Product Design and Development magazine online published a piece about PNNL’s lab homes. 1.17.12

Technology Review's Kevin Bullis quoted PNNL's Sue Jones discussing the importance of catalyst life in thermochemical conversion of biomass in a story about a Wisconsin company's approach to converting biomass to biofuel. 1.17.12

Blog LightNow mentions that PNNL's Kelly Gordon will be hosting a webinar on LED lighting. 1.12.12

The City of Richland, Wash., produced and published a video about the PNNL Lab Homes project. 1.3.12

Door and Window Manufacturer (DWM) magazine and Window and Door magazine both published a brief about an upcoming High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program seminar. 1.6.12

DOE's EERE blog published the video of PNNL's Lab Homes, done by the City of Richland, Wash. 1.5.12

Blog Green Cleaning Ideas mentions PNNL's work with sodium-beta batteries in an article about the future of electric vehicles. 1.3.12

BPA's Katie Pruder-Scruggs mentions the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project in an article she co-authored for RenewGrid magazine, about making the business case for smart grid. 1.12

2011

ThomasNet's Michael Lewis quoted PNNL's Jamie Holladay in an article about the DOE hydrogen storage award for fuel cell development. 12.21.11

Blogs Energy News Today, and Fuel Cell Works and The Street picked up the announcement of DOE's hydrogen storage awards, which included mention of PNNL. 12.18.11

The Daily Astorian of Astoria, Ore., reported that PNNL's Amy Borde was named one of the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership's Stewards of the Year for her work studying the Lower Columbia River and Estuary. 12.15.11

Hydrogen Fuel Cells and Vehicles blog and Energy Efficiency News covered the DOE fuel cell research awards. 12.14.11

Talking Points Memo mentioned PNNL in a story about how scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Princeton University cooked up a new form of the nano-wonder material graphene for a new type of battery, the lithium-air battery, and set the highest energy storage capacity ever reported, 15,000 milliamp hours per gram (mAh/g). 12.12.11

Blogs Greeningthecity and Inhabitat wrote about PNNL's new GSA green federal buildings report. 12.7.11

Physics Today published an article quoting PNNL scientist Pete McGrail about a study underway by the Lab and BPA to evaluate compressed air and underground thermal energy storage generated from surplus turbine wind power. 12.6.11

Fine Homebuilding magazine's Richard Defendorf published an article about PNNL’s Lab Homes. 12.4.11

Carbon Capture Journal ran an article about the test stream technology being developed at PNNL, authored by PNNL'ers Jim Cabe, Dale King and Charlie Freeman. 12.4.11

Laboratory Equipment editor-in-chief Tim Studt wrote an op-ed about the GSA green federal buildings report. 12.1.11

The BPA Journal highlighted PNNL's Lab Homes project. 12.1.11

EEWeb's monthly publication Pulse published two articles; one about Trishan Esram and one about the PNW-SGDP. 12.1.11

Northwest Missourian published an editorial on global energy policy that cited PNNL's research into the potential for algal biofuel to replace 17 percent of U.S. oil imports. 12.1.11

LEDs Magazine reported that PNNL's Marc Ledbetter will discuss DOE's CALiPER program at the LEDs in Lighting track at Strategies in Light 2012, to be held Feb. 7-9, 2012. 12.11

Nature's Neil Savage quoted PNNL's Dan Gaspar in a story about how the multifaceted field of carbon-based electronics offers options for researchers from all areas of the physical sciences. 11.23.11

Chemistry & Industry's Sean Milmo quoted PNNL's John Holladay and Chuck Peden in a story about the need to discover and develop more effective catalysts for biomass processing. 11.21.11

Websites Grist, Metering.com, IndustryLeadersmagazine.com, and laboratoryequipment.com wrote about PNNL's new GSA green federal buildings report. 11.18.11

R&D magazine online covered the PNNL press release about the GSA green federal buildings report. 11.18.11

ClimateWire picked up the AP story about PNNL's Lab Homes. 11.16.11

Tri-City Herald's Annette Cary ran a front-page, top-of-fold story about PNNL's lab homes. 11.15.11

The Associated Press ran a story about PNNL's lab homes. The story was picked up by the Seattle Times, the Seattle PI and ClimateWire. 11.15.11

KNDU-TV (local NBC affiliate) featured Graham Parker in a story about PNNL's lab homes. 11.15.11

KVEW-TV (local ABC affiliate) ran a segment about PNNL's lab homes. 11.15.11

Northwest Public Radio's Courtney Flatt featured Graham Parker in a segment about PNNL's lab homes. 11.15.11

Energy Efficiency communication consulting firm Shelton Group picked up the Tri-City Herald article about PNNL's Lab Homes project in their weekly newsletter. The group is well-known for energy efficiency communication. 11.15.11

E&E PM's Gabe Nelson ran a brief about PNNL's Lab Homes. 11.15.11

EarthTechling ran a brief about PNNL’s lab homes. 11.14.11

McClatchy's Rob Hotakainen quoted PNNL's Carl Imhoff in an article about the future of wind subsidies. The Tri-City Herald also ran the article on its front page. 11.13.11

Physics Today's Jermey Matthews quotes PNNL's Gary Yang in a story about the electrical grid and the batteries needed to add renewable energy to it. 11.7.11

The Idaho Business Review ran the Portland Daily Journal of Commerce article by David White (originally published Oct. 20) about PNNL's EV and wind integration study. 11.3.11

EEWeb (online community for electrical engineers) ran a profile article featuring PNNL's Trishan Esram. 11.11

Architect magazine mentions PNNL in an article about its analysis of the GSA's buildings that shows sustainable buildings cost 19% less to maintain. 10.28.11

Electronics Weekly's (Offsite link) Steve Bush mentioned PNNL's research with manganese batteries in an article about the US casting a wide net to develop better storage. 10.20.11

The GridWise Alliance(Offsite link) mentioned Mike Kluse in a press release about its lineup of speakers for the GridWise Global Forum. 10.20.11

Portland Daily Journal of Commerce(Offsite link) contributor David White wrote a great article about PNNL's EV & wind integration report. 10.19.11

The Royal Society of Chemistry's Chemical Communications Blog(Offsite link) featured Praveen Thallapally's work with metal organic frameworks. 10.18.11

The Mainichi Daily News(Japan) quoted PNNL scientist Yasuo Onishi who suggested preferred decontamination approaches and more efficient and safe cleanup efforts during a symposium of international experts at Fukushima this past weekend. 10.17.11

The High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program was mentioned in the e-Build newsletter. 10.15.11

EarthTechling(Offsite link) reported that PNNL with working with Imperium Renewables to develop a catalytic process to make biomass into bio-based jet fuel. 10.14.11

EarthFix's Courtney Flatt featured Jun Cui, Ewa Ronnebro and Pete McGrail in three separate Q&A pieces about the ARPA-E awards. 10.14.11

Sarasota Herald-Tribune's(Offsite link) Harold Bubil quoted PNNL's Subrato Chandra in an article about an extremely energy efficient retrofitted cottage. 10.14.11

USA Today's (Offsite link) Dan Vergano re-tweeted the link to PNNL's YouTube video featuring PNNL's Landis Kannberg talking about the electrical grid. 10.11.11

Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business (Offsite link) reported on several PNNL-related news items, including:
Praveen Thallapally was named an editor for Crystal Growth & Design. 10.11

Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business (Offsite link) Tri-City Area Journal of Business ran an article about PNNL's ARPA-E awards. 10.11

BioFuels Journal's(Offsite link) Jerry Perkins quotes PNNL's Yong Wang about his ethanol to isobutene catalyst. 10.11

Blog Planet Geospatial Between the Poles did a nice write-up of Tuffner and Kintner-Meyer's EV & wind study. 9.22.11

Smart Grid News's Jesse Berst wrote an article about two of PNNL's grid analytics tools. 9.21.11

Biorefining Magazine's Luke Geiver reported that DOE will partly base a new national assessment of the resource potential of algae-grown for biofuels on a recent PNNL study that quantified how much biofuel could be produced from U.S.-grown algae. 9.20.11

Chemical & Engineering News' Jyllian Kemsley quoted PNNL's Jay Grate, Samuel Bryan and Matthew O'Hara in a story about analytical chemists who devise ways to watch radioactive streams, presented at the American Chemical Society meeting. 9.19.11

Wired's Dan Koeppel quoted PNNL's Kelly Gordon in an article about LED lightbulbs and the L-Prize. 9.19.11

Chemical Processing Magazine quoted PNNL's Yong Wang about his isobutene catalyst. 9.11

Lori Matsukawa of KING-TV in Seattle interviewed PNNL's Yasuo Onishi for a story on his work advising Japan about radioactive cleanup following the Fukushima nuclear crisis this spring. 9.15.11

Northwest Public Radio's Courtney Flatt quoted PNNL's Tom Carlson in a story on PNNL's efforts to improve the Sensor Fish technology. The story was also broadcast by Oregon Public Broadcasting and KUOW-FM. 9.14.11

The Sacramento Bee published a guest column by Pike Research's Peter Asmus on the wind turbine industry in California that mentions research by PNNL and others about the amount of payback consumers receive for installing small wind turbines. 9.4.11

A number of outlets, including EV World, MSNBC, Smart Grid News, Green Car Congress, Platt's Inside Energy Extra, KNDU-TV, Northwest Public Radio, Oregon Public Broadcasting, R&D magazine and Science Business covered Frank Tuffner and Michael Kintner-Meyer's EV & wind report press release. 9.13.11

Energy Blog  ran a story on using ancient glass to study vitrification. 9.12.11

The Sequim Gazette's Mark Couhig quoted PNNL's Andrea Copping in a story on PNNL's research examining the environmental impacts of marine power development. 9.7.11

Green Car Congress, KEPR-TV, Water Power Magazine and PennEnergy reported that PNNL has been awarded $299,000 by DOE to improve the design of Sensor Fish technology, which measures press changes and movement that fish experience as they pass through hydroelectric dam turbines. The Bureau of Reclamation also announced this in a press release. 9.7.11

An Associated Press article on carbon sequestration appeared on SentinelandEnterprise.com mentioning PNNL's CCS pilot project near Wallula. 9.5.11

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