Energy and Climate

Vehicle Technologies

Energy Efficiency

On November 11, 2010, in

Solid-State Lighting Vehicle Technologies Energy Efficiency News Energy Frontier Research Center for Solid-State Lighting Science Lighting consumes roughly 22 percent of United States electricity, a roughly $50 billion per year cost to the U.S. consumer. Solid-state lighting (SSL) is an emerging technology with the potential to reduce that energy consumption by a factor of 3–6 […]

Vehicle Technologies

On November 9, 2010, in

Vehicle Technology programs at Sandia share a common goal: reducing dependence on petroleum-based fuels and developing sustainable alternative fuels and increased efficiency of vehicle technologies. The United States is at a critical juncture where pressing issues in energy security, climate change, and economic competitiveness are converging.  Aggressive national goals for reducing petroleum use by 25 […]

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 […]