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Wind Team Briefs NNSA Administrator Lieutenant General Frank Klotz

A team from Sandia’s Wind Energy Technologies department recently briefed Lieutenant General Frank Klotz, the DOE Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and Administrator for the NNSA (National Nuclear Security Administration).  The briefing covered Sandia’s offshore wind research and development, the leveraging of Sandia’s nuclear weapons capabilities to address wind energy challenges, and a summary of [...]

By | May 13th, 2016|Customers & Partners, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy, Wind News|Comments Off on Wind Team Briefs NNSA Administrator Lieutenant General Frank Klotz

Sandia–Univ. of Rochester Win Funding to Demonstrate Fuel Magnetization and Laser Heating Tools for Low-Cost Fusion Energy

Sandia and the Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) at the University of Rochester will investigate the compression and heating of high energy-density, magnetized plasmas at fusion-relevant magneto-inertial [confinement] fusion (MIF) conditions, building on the recent Magnetized Liner Inertial Fusion (MagLIF) concept successes. The SNL-LLE team will conduct focused experiments based on the MagLIF approach at [...]

ARPA-E

Sandia National Laboratories responds to Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Funding Opportunity Announcements in partnership with external institutions. In these partnerships, Sandia seeks to help companies move their technologies to commercialization stage through the use of Sandia staff expertise and facilities. Sandia also seeks to transfer its existing intellectual property to companies for commercialization. [...]

By | November 25th, 2013|Comments Off on ARPA-E

Sandia to Partner with MOgene Green Chemicals on ARPA-E REMOTE Project

Optical micrograph of cyanobacteria, similar to those under study by the MOgene-Sandia partnership. (bio.sandia.gov) On September 19th, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Deputy Director Cheryl Martin announced that 33 breakthrough energy projects will receive ~$66M from ARPA-E under two new programs that provide options for a more sustainable and secure American future. REMOTE [...]

By | October 2nd, 2013|Energy, News, News & Events, Partnership, Research & Capabilities, Transportation Energy|Comments Off on Sandia to Partner with MOgene Green Chemicals on ARPA-E REMOTE Project

Sandia Participates in the ARPA-E 2012 Energy Innovation Summit

Sandia has more than a dozen scientists and managers attending and participating in the ARPA-E summit's sessions and events. A recent highlight was the on-stage discussion between Energy Secretary Stephen Chu and Bill Gates, who is now involved in several energy innovation ventures, on how America can meet and prosper from 21st century [...]

By | February 29th, 2012|Energy, Energy Assurance, Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage Systems, Energy Surety, Global Climate & Energy, Infrastructure Security, News, News & Events, Nuclear Energy, Photovoltaic, Renewable Energy, Solar, Transportation Energy, Wind Energy|Comments Off on Sandia Participates in the ARPA-E 2012 Energy Innovation Summit