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Join Sandia’s Experts at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans, LA

Nearly 100 of Sandia’s technical experts will attend the American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2017 Fall Meeting December 11-15 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. A variety of departments will be represented, including nuclear waste disposal research and analysis, geothermal research, geomechanics, and applied systems analysis and research. Stop by booth #1321 to [...]

By | 2017-12-08T20:59:47+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Conferences, Geoscience, Geothermal, News, News & Events|Comments Off on Join Sandia’s Experts at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans, LA

Sandia Energy Innovation Recognized with Four R&D100 Awards

Four energy innovations developed by Sandia and its partners were recognized with R&D100 awards this month during the awards ceremony on November 17th. The awards identify the 100 most technologically significant products and advancements each year. Sandia received awards for the Microgrid Design Toolkit (MDT), a control system for active damping of inter-area oscillations, [...]

By | 2017-12-06T18:09:08+00:00 November 30th, 2017|News, News & Events|Comments Off on Sandia Energy Innovation Recognized with Four R&D100 Awards

Fuel Cell Industry Report released

Fuel Cell Industry Report released The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a detailed report documenting growth and opportunities in the fuel cell industry. As shown in the report, hydrogen and fuel cells can enable a more resilient and secure energy future for the United States and offer benefits across multiple sectors. The report’s release coincided [...]

By | 2017-10-17T17:20:23+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Energy, News, News & Events|Comments Off on Fuel Cell Industry Report released

First-of-a-Kind Study Presents Real Market Data to Develop a Market Value for Homes with Solar

Have you ever wondered what market value a solar system might add to a home or property? A first-of-a-kind study seeks to answer just that. The first edition of the U.S. Solar Market Report, produced by Sandia National Laboratories and Energy Sense Finance with support from U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative, describes further evidence [...]

By | 2017-10-17T17:00:58+00:00 October 17th, 2017|News, News & Events|Comments Off on First-of-a-Kind Study Presents Real Market Data to Develop a Market Value for Homes with Solar

Sandia energy programs named finalist for 4 R&D100 awards

Four innovations from Sandia’s Energy programs have been named as R&D100 award finalists. R&D100 awards recognize that the technology has “competed against other new technologies in open competition,” according to the R&D website. The finalists include Sandia’s Microgrid Design Toolkit, Ultra-Wide-Bandgap Power Electronics, the SolidSense Gas Analyzer, and a control System for Active Damping of [...]

By | 2017-09-06T21:52:54+00:00 September 6th, 2017|News, News & Events, Research & Capabilities|Comments Off on Sandia energy programs named finalist for 4 R&D100 awards

WEC-Sim Online Training Course, August 17, 2017

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

By | 2017-09-07T22:50:38+00:00 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 | 2017-07-07T16:41:15+00:00 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 | 2017-06-20T21:08:34+00:00 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 hosted 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 (WEC). [...]

By | 2017-09-07T22:51:55+00:00 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 hosted 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). This [...]

By | 2017-09-07T22:51:31+00:00 June 7th, 2017|News, News & Events, Water Power|Comments Off on WEC-Sim Webinar #3 – Power Take-Off Application, June 13, 2017