Energy and Climate


From Compost to Sustainable Fuels: Heat-Loving Fungi Are Sequenced

Two heat-loving fungi, often found in composts that self-ignite without flame or spark, could soon have new vocations. The complete genetic makeup of Myceliophthora thermophi­la and Thielavia terrestris has been decoded by an international group of scientists. The findings, published in Nature Biotechnology, may lead to the faster and greener development of biomass-based fuels, chemicals, […]

New Micro-based Biofuel Found

On October 14, 2011, in Energy, Facilities, JBEI, Transportation Energy

In collaboration with Sandia, researchers at the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) identified a potential new advanced biofuel for diesel engine. Read the full article here.

Renewable Systems

On November 4, 2010, in

Renewable Systems Renewable Energy Transportation Nuclear Fossil Energy Efficiency Publications Events News Renewable Systems The Renewable Systems program area works to reduce the risks of transformative energy solutions that will enhance the nation’s security and economic prosperity. Energy security research at Sandia seeks to address key challenges facing our nation and the world. We work […]



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