Energy and Climate

Alternative Fuels

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 […]



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