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WEC-Sim Online Training Course, August 17, 2017

The WEC-Sim development team from Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will host an online training course on Thursday, August 17 starting at 9am Mountain Time. The course will begin with an overview of WEC-Sim functionality, theory and workflow, and provide detail about the WEC-Sim code structure and implementation. The course agenda [...]

By | August 7th, 2017|News, News & Events, Water Power|Comments Off on WEC-Sim Online Training Course, August 17, 2017

Finding a molecular needle in a haystack

Sandia Labs creates better ‘fingerprints’ to detect elusive, valuable chemical compounds By Sarah Sewel Imagine being able to see the entire Statue of Liberty and a small ant on its nose simultaneously. The drastic difference in size between the two objects would seem to render this task impossible. On a molecular level, this is exactly [...]

By | July 7th, 2017|News, News & Events|Comments Off on Finding a molecular needle in a haystack

John Dec, Paul Miles receive recognition from ASME

By Michael Padilla John Dec (8300) and Paul Miles (8362) have both received special recognition from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. John has been selected to receive the 2017 Soichiro Honda Medal, one of ASME’s highest awards, and Paul has been selected to receive the 2017 Internal Combustion Engine Award, also a very prestigious award. John [...]

By | June 19th, 2017|News, News & Events|Comments Off on John Dec, Paul Miles receive recognition from ASME

WEC-Sim Webinar #4 – Mooring and Visualization, July 18, 2017

The WEC-Sim development team from Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will host a 1hr webinar on Tuesday July 18 at 1pm Mountain Time. This webinar is the third of a series of WEC-Sim advanced user webinars that focus on applying different features of the WEC-Sim code to model Wave Energy Converters [...]

By | June 8th, 2017|News, News & Events, Water Power|Comments Off on WEC-Sim Webinar #4 – Mooring and Visualization, July 18, 2017

WEC-Sim Webinar #3 – Power Take-Off Application, June 13, 2017

The WEC-Sim development team from Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will host a 1hr webinar on Tuesday June 13 at 1pm Mountain Time. This webinar is the third of a series of WEC-Sim advanced user webinars that focus on applying different features of the WEC-Sim code to model Wave Energy Converters (WEC). [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|News, News & Events, Water Power|Comments Off on WEC-Sim Webinar #3 – Power Take-Off Application, June 13, 2017

WEC-Sim Webinar #2 – Nonlinear Hydro and B2B, May 24, 2017

The WEC-Sim development team from Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will host a 1hr webinar on Wednesday May 24 at 1pm Mountain Time. This webinar is the second of a series of WEC-Sim advanced user webinars that focus on applying different features of the WEC-Sim code to model Wave Energy Converters [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|News, News & Events, Water Power|Comments Off on WEC-Sim Webinar #2 – Nonlinear Hydro and B2B, May 24, 2017

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

WEC-Sim Webinar #1 – Bemio and MCR, April 18, 2017

The WEC-Sim development team from Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will host a 1hr webinar on Tuesday April 18 at 2pm Mountain Time. This webinar is the first of a series of WEC-Sim advanced user webinars that focus on applying different features of the WEC-Sim code to model Wave Energy Converters [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|News, News & Events, Water Power|Comments Off on WEC-Sim Webinar #1 – Bemio and MCR, April 18, 2017

WEC State Estimation Webinar, April 12, 2017

Sandia National Laboratories will host a webinar covering recent work on numerical modeling and state estimation for wave energy converters (WECs). Topics will include an overview of state estimation, specific considerations for WEC control, and a discussion on the dynamic effects of filtering and estimation methods. Wednesday, April 12, 2017 9:00 am  |  Mountain Daylight Time (Denver, GMT-06:00)  |  45 [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|News, News & Events, Water Power|Comments Off on WEC State Estimation Webinar, April 12, 2017

Grid Modernization Initiative 2017 Peer Review

The U.S. Department of Energy will hold a peer review of their Grid Modernization Initiative (GMI) projects on April 18-21, 2017 at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, VA.  This event will be open to the public and will provide an opportunity to learn about the current state of technology and network with energy sector stakeholders. A portfolio of [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|Grid Integration, News, News & Events|Comments Off on Grid Modernization Initiative 2017 Peer Review