Energy and Climate

Sunshine to Petrol

Solar Energy

On February 3, 2011, in

Solar Programs Photovoltaics Concentrating Solar Power Sunshine to Petrol Solar Fact Sheets Solar Publications Recent Solar Highlights Photovoltaics (PV) Photovoltaics (PV) is a method of generating electrical power by converting solar light into electricity. Sandia photovoltaic work is centered on developing cost-effective, reliable photovoltaic energy systems produced by US industry and used worldwide. Learn More […]

Sunshine to Petrol

On January 21, 2011, in

Sandia’s Sunshine to Petrol (S2P) team seeks to address the critical national and global issues of growing energy consumption amid increased vulnerability and price volatility of petroleum supplies and climate change risks.  The transportation and industrial sectors in the United States are deeply dependent on petroleum, a dominant energy source for these sectors and a […]

Renewable Energy

On November 10, 2010, in

Renewable Energy Wind Solar Water Geothermal Biomass Renewable Energy Events Renewable News Renewable Energy Renewable energy comes from natural resources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides and waves, and geothermal heat, which are naturally replenished. In 2008, about 19% of global final energy consumption came from renewables, with 13% coming from traditional biomass, which is […]

Renewable Systems

On November 4, 2010, in

Renewable Systems Renewable Energy Transportation Nuclear Fossil Energy Efficiency Publications Events News Renewable Systems The Renewable Systems program area works to reduce the risks of transformative energy solutions that will enhance the nation’s security and economic prosperity. Energy security research at Sandia seeks to address key challenges facing our nation and the world. We work […]