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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

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

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

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

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

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