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Sandia to participate in Water Power Week May 1-3, 2017

Sandia’s water power researchers will participate in the 2017 Water power week in Washington, DC. Waterpower week includes three conferences (IMREC, METS and NHA’s Annual Conference) event to discuss policy changes and government affairs.  The event highlights perspectives on the role of hydro, explores issues affecting hydro and marine resources, and helps participants develop a [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Events, News, News & Events, Water Power, Workshops|Comments Off on Sandia to participate in Water Power Week May 1-3, 2017

Sandia receives ARPA-e funding to monitor plant roots for drought and heat tolerance

Multi-Modal Monitoring of Plant Roots for Drought and Heat Tolerance in the U.S. Southwest – $2,400,000 The Sandia National Laboratories team will develop a set of technologies to link below ground carbon partitioning with aboveground photosynthetic measurements. They will use microneedle sensor technology, originally developed for medical applications such as glucose level monitoring, to non-destructively [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|News, News & Events, Office of Science|Comments Off on Sandia receives ARPA-e funding to monitor plant roots for drought and heat tolerance

Sandia to present at 2016 AGU Fall Meeting

  Sandia leads the nation in addressing the complex intersection between the Earth and engineered environments, providing technical solutions to ensure our nation's strength and security. This week Sandia scientists will be the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting to deliver over 100 presentations and 80 technical posters. View our 2016 program of presenters or watch via AGU on Demand. [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|Climate, News, News & Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sandia to present at 2016 AGU Fall Meeting

Sandia’s Energy & Climate Programs win R&D 100 Awards

Sandia R&D 100 awardees, from left to right: John Siirola (Pyomo v4.1 – Software/Services), Jack Wise (Stress-Induced Fabrication of Functionally Designed Nanomaterials – Mechanical/Materials), Summer Ferreira, PI (Precision High Power Battery Tester – Green Tech Special Recognition Award), Hongyou Fan, PI (Stress-Induced Fabrication of Functionally Designed Nanomaterials – Mechanical/Materials), Bill Hart, PI (Pyomo v4.1 – [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|News, News & Events|Comments Off on Sandia’s Energy & Climate Programs win R&D 100 Awards

Advanced WEC Dynamics and Controls Webinar, December 6, 2016

As part of a study aimed at accelerating the application of advanced control in WECs, Sandia National Labs recently completed testing on a 1/17 model-scale wave energy converter (WEC). A testing report is now available online. Sandia will host a public webinar covering this work, including an overview of recently completed wave tank testing, system [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|News, News & Events, Water Power|Comments Off on Advanced WEC Dynamics and Controls Webinar, December 6, 2016

New consortium to reduce cost of solar modules

In order to accelerate solar module materials discovery and development, the DOE SunShot program awarded $30 million, over five years, to a national laboratory-led Energy Materials Network (EMN) Consortium focused on durable module materials, DuraMat. Module materials account for 40% or more of total photovoltaic (PV) module costs, providing substantial opportunities for cost and performance improvement. DuraMat will [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|News, News & Events, Solar|Comments Off on New consortium to reduce cost of solar modules

Join the team: Concentrating Solar Technologies Manager

We are looking for a dynamic individual with a passion for solar energy R&D to lead our Department and Programs. The National Solar Thermal Test Facility in Albuquerque, NM is the only facility of its kind in the U.S., with research and test capabilities to evaluate CSP technologies. Work is focused on enabling today’s CSP [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|National Solar Thermal Test Facility, News, News & Events, Solar, Solar Newsletter|Comments Off on Join the team: Concentrating Solar Technologies Manager

Sandia Celebrates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day

Today’s Fuel Cell Market Creates Jobs While Providing Clean Energy Sandia National Laboratories joins the nation in celebrating National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day by marking the growth of the industry and raising awareness of the benefits fuel cells and hydrogen technologies provide in generating reliable and resilient power, improving the environment by reducing greenhouse [...]

By | October 8th, 2016|Events, News, News & Events|Comments Off on Sandia Celebrates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day

Hydrogen in Your Backyard Webinar October 6, 2016

Sandia National Laboratories will present a live webinar titled "Hydrogen in Your Backyard” on October 6th from 10 am to 11 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). This webinar will discuss the status of Sandia’s Hydrogen program and introduce the current status of the technology including Hydrogen Infrastructure, Storage, Production as well as Safety, Codes & [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Energy, Events, News, News & Events|Comments Off on Hydrogen in Your Backyard Webinar October 6, 2016

Register for the PV Performance Modeling and Monitoring Workshop, October 24-25, 2016

Expert Workshop in Freiburg: Modeling and Monitoring of PV Systems The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE is acting as host for this year’s “PV Performance Modeling and Monitoring Workshop”. Photovoltaics experts from around the world will meet in Freiburg’s Historisches Kaufhaus  (Historic Merchants’ Hall) for the event from October 24 to 25, 2016. [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|News, News & Events, Photovoltaic, Solar, Solar Newsletter|Comments Off on Register for the PV Performance Modeling and Monitoring Workshop, October 24-25, 2016