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New Mexico In Focus: Blowin’ In The Wind

On May 18, 2011, in Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy

KNME TV’s, New Mexico In Focus, in celebration of Earth Day, featured a half-hour episode (#239) profiling the emergence of renewable energy technologies and practices in New Mexico. There were interviews with representatives from Sandia National Laboratory’s Wind Energy Technology Department, Public Service Company of New Mexico, and New Mexico’s Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources [...]

DOE Awards Wind Research Grants

On May 18, 2011, in Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy

[singlepic id=633 w=320 h=240 float=right]ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Wind Energy Technology Department at Sandia National Laboratories is conducting research in three new areas, the result of additional funding from the Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Program. Sandia is sharing a $4 million award with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and Pacific Northwest, Oak Ridge, [...]

Dutch University MOU Signing

On May 18, 2011, in Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy

[singlepic id=632 w=320 h=240 float=right]INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS – Sid Gutierrez, director of Nuclear Energy and Global Security Technologies Center 6700 (left), and Gijs van Kuik, scientific director of Duwind, the wind energy research institute at the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands, sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at a recent ceremony at Sandia. The [...]

Sandia/KAFB Wind Farm

On May 18, 2011, in Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories and Kirtland Air Force Base may soon share a wind farm that will provide as much as one-third of the electricity used by the two entities. The Labs’ Wind Energy Technology Department and the U.S. Department of Energy Wind and Hydropower Technologies Program have embarked on a project to [...]

2005 Presidential Visit / Bill Signing

On May 18, 2011, in Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy

[singlepic id=629 w=320 h=240 float=right]President Bush chose Sandia National Laboratories as the site on which to sign the Energy Policy Act of 2005 due to the bipartisan leadership of the two New Mexico Senators in getting the legislation passed. This legislation, also known as the Energy Bill, has wide-ranging implications for all aspects of energy [...]

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